Sea Life Quotes

Sea Life Quotes by William Shakespeare, Robert Wyland, Beyonce Knowles, Jack Spicer, William James, Rachel Carson and many others.

There is a tide in the affairs of men

There is a tide in the affairs of men
William Shakespeare
The world’s finest wilderness lies beneath the waves.
Robert Wyland
I’m always happy when I’m surrounded by water, I think I’m a Mermaid or I was a mermaid. The ocean makes me feel really small and it makes me put my whole life into perspective… it humbles you and makes you feel almost like you’ve been baptized. I feel born again when I get out of the ocean.
Beyonce Knowles
No love is Like an ocean with the dizzy procession of the waves’ boundaries.
Jack Spicer
The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.
William James
It is a curious situation that the sea, from which life first arose, should now be threatened by the activities of one form of that life. But the sea, though changed in a sinister way, will continue to exist: the threat is rather to life itself.
Rachel Carson
I went to sea from the most tender age and have continued in a sea life to this day. Whoever gives himself up to this art wants to know the secrets of Nature here below. It is more than forty years that I have been thus engaged. Wherever any one has sailed, there I have sailed.
Christopher Columbus
I could never stay long enough on the shore; the tang of the untainted, fresh, and free sea air was like a cool, quieting thought.
Helen Keller
All I ask is a tall ship and a star to sail her by.
John Masefield
No aquarium, no tank in a marine land, however spacious it may be, can begin to duplicate the conditions of the sea. And no dolphin who inhabits one of those aquariums or one of those marine lands can be considered normal.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
[Director] Peter Wallerstein does great work rescuing sea life along the shores of LA, and I helped raise money for sanctuaries such as Chimp Haven, who are now taking in over two hundred medical lab chimps released from government-funded medical testing labs.
Alison Eastwood
There’s no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing
Ranulph Fiennes
A ship in port is safe, but that’s not what ships are built for.
Grace Hopper
In still moments by the sea life seems large-drawn and simple. It is there we can see into ourselves.
Rolf Edberg
There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune. Omitted, all the voyage of their life is bound in shallows and in miseries. On such a full sea are we now afloat. And we must take the current when it serves, or lose our ventures.
William Shakespeare
The sea will grant each man new hope, and sleep will bring dreams of home.
Larry Ferguson
The sea is not a bargain basement.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
There is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
John Ruskin
I am a citizen of the most beautiful nation on earth, a nation whose laws are harsh yet simple, a nation that never cheats, which is immense and without borders, where life is lived in the present. In this limitless nation, this nation of wind, light, and peace, there is no other ruler besides the sea.
Bernard Moitessier
When men come to like a sea-life, they are not fit to live on land.
Samuel Johnson
Fishes live in the sea, as men do a-land; the great ones eat up the little ones.
William Shakespeare
Just as the wave cannot exist for itself, but is ever a part of the heaving surface of the ocean, so must I never live my life for itself, but always in the experience which is going on around me.
Albert Schweitzer
Animal protection is education to the humanity.
Albert Schweitzer
One doesn’t discover new lands without consenting to lose sight, for a very long time, of the shore.
Andre Gide
Waves are the voices of tides. Tides are life.
Tamora Pierce
The sea! The sea! The open sea!, The blue, the fresh, the ever free!
Bryan Procter
When … we realize the possibilities of deep sea life still unknown to us, every haul of the dredge should be welcomed by an expectant enthusiasm equaled in other fields only by the possible hope of communication with our sister planets.
William Beebe
Always remember that the ocean delights in feeling your feet in her eternal bath.
Robert Wyland
Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
My boat is on the shore, And my bark is on the sea.
Lord Byron
The cabin of a small yacht is truly a wonderful thing; not only will it shelter you from a tempest, but from the other troubles in life, it is a safe retreat.
Lewis Francis Herreshoff
To me the sea is a continual miracle; The fishes that swim – the rocks – the motion of the waves – the ships, with men in them, what stranger miracles are there?
Walt Whitman
My soul is full of longing for the secret of the sea, and the heart of the great ocean sends a thrilling pulse through me.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
There is a time in the affairs of men, Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune.
William Shakespeare
Life is life’s greatest gift. Guard the life of another creature as you would your own because it is your own. On life’s scale of values, the smallest is no less precious to the creature who owns it than the largest.
Lloyd Biggle, Jr.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
Vincent Van Gogh
We must take the current when it serves, or lose our ventures.
William Shakespeare
later down the road of life, i made the discovery that salt water was also good for the mental abrasions one inevitably acquires on land.
Jimmy Buffett
Wind is to us what money is to life on shore.
Sterling Hayden