Top 100 Quotes About Oceans

#1. Everything alive is part of each of us, and many things which do not move as we move are part of us. The sun is part of us, the earth, the sky, the stars, the rivers, and the oceans. All things are part of us, and we have come here to enjoy them and to thank God for them.

William, Saroyan

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#2. We on Earth have just awakened to the great oceans of space and time from which we have emerged.

Carl Sagan

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#3. I don't think that you can say by any stretch of the imagination that all Wisconsin or Brooklyn-based poets write in a particular way. Similar sensibilities can spring up next to each other in the flower bed, or across oceans.

Matthea Harvey

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#4. With all my heart, and all my soul, I will love you till the winds don't blow. Until the oceans turn to stone, my love is yours and yours alone. My love is forever, until forever's gone.

Kenny Rogers

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#5. Within the chemically rich liquid oceans, by a mechanism yet to be discovered, organic molecules transitioned to self-replicating life.

Neil DeGrasse Tyson

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#6. Twice in my lifetime the long arm of destiny has reached across the oceans and involved the entire life and manhood of the United States in a deadly struggle.There was no use in saying We don't want it; we won

Winston Churchill

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#7. Like the ocean, land plants hold about three times as much carbon as the atmosphere. While oceans take many centuries to exchange this mass with the air, flora take only a few years.

Gregory Benford

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#8. If money could motivate the merchants of England to cross death-defying oceans and enter the interior of China at great personal risk of the loss of life, could not the love of Christ motivate the missionaries to do the same for the sake of the gospel?

Alexander Strauch

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#9. We have to immediately stop using the oceans as a dumping ground for our urban and industrial waste.

Serge Dedina

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#10. Most people can't see the connection between their own lives and the oceans.

Paul Watson

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#11. Our oceans are facing innumerable threats - from overfishing and pollution to ocean acidification and invasive species - yet we haven't had a blueprint for its use and development, incredible as that seems.

Philippe Cousteau Jr.

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#12. I have sat before the dense coal fire and watched it all aglow, full of its tormented flaming life; and I have seen it wane at last, down, down, to dumbest dust. Old man of oceans! of all this fiery life of thine, what will at length remain but one little heap of ashes!

Herman Melville

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#13. For eight years I dreamed of fire. Trees ignited as I passed them; oceans burned.

Vanessa Diffenbaugh

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#14. The oceans deserve our respect and care, but you have to know something before you can care about it.

Sylvia Earle

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#15. When they first kiss, there on the beach, they will kneel at the edge of the Pacific and say a prayer of thanks, sending all the stories of love inside them out in a fleet of bottles all across the oceans of the world.

Francesca Lia Block

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#16. I think there are two different oceans - the one that plays with you in the summer, and the one that gets so mad in the winter.

Jodi Picoult

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#17. This highlights the single most important geopolitical fact in the world: the United States controls all of the oceans. No other power in history has been able to do this. And that control is not only the foundation of America's security but also the foundation of its

George Friedman

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#18. What is death but a traversing of eternities and a crossing of cosmic oceans?

Robert E. Howard

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#19. But I think the thing that takes
me the most courage is realizing that as many oceans as I
might cross, the stupid simple truth will always be on the
other side.

Ava Dellaira

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#20. Life in the oceans must be sheer hell. A vast, merciless hell of permanent and immediate danger. So much of a hell that during evolution some species - including man - crawled, fled onto some small continents of solid land, where the Lessons of Darkness continue.

Werner Herzog

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#21. Mountains and oceans do not furnish any impassable barrier to the extension of trade.

Henry J. Heinz

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#22. To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me

Isaac Newton

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#23. Unfathomable oceans of grace are in Christ for you. Dive and dive again, you will never come to the bottom of these depths.

Robert E. Murray

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#24. Some parts of our oceans, like the rich and mysterious recesses of our Atlantic submarine canyons and seamounts, are so stunning and sensitive they deserve to be protected from destructive activities.

Philippe Cousteau Jr.

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#25. The one we call Earth formed in a kind of Goldilocks zone around the Sun, where oceans remain largely in liquid form.

Neil DeGrasse Tyson

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#26. Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.

Spiro T. Agnew

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#27. If we knew how many species we've already eradicated, we might be more motivated to protect those that still survive. This is especially relevant to the large animals of the oceans.

Yuval Noah Harari

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#28. It is a noble land that God has given us: a land that can feed and clothe the world; a land whose coastlines would enclose half the countries of Europe; a land set like a sentinel between the two imperial oceans of the globe.

Albert J. Beveridge

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#29. I was able to look out the window to see this incredible sight of the whole circle of the Earth. Oceans were crystal blue, the land was brown, and the clouds and the snow were pure white. And that jewel of Earth was just hung up in the blackness of space.

Charles Duke

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#30. Like the medieval cartographers of Europe, who felt one would fall into endless space at the edges of the oceans of their maps, we fear the presumed nothingness of no-self. Fortunately, there have been many spiritual circumnavigators who have returned to tell the tale of the beauty beyond self.

Kathleen Dowling Singh

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#31. Every flyer who ventures across oceans to distant lands is a potential explorer; in his or her breast burns the same fire that urged adventurers of old to set forth in their sailing-ships for foreign lands.

Jean Batten

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#32. The oceans of art are awash with people who can't paint. When those who can't paint notice those who can, they are sometimes not inclined to accept them as serious like themselves. It's an unfortunate quirk of human nature and ought not to be fretted over.

Robert Genn

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#33. There are four types of oceans. Passions are the ocean of sins, the self (nafs) is the ocean of lust, death is the ocean of life, and the grave is the ocean of distress


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#34. My love for you reaches beyond the borders of continents,
so vast in scope that I would cross oceans to be with you.
Yes, but does that same love penetrate so deep
as to dare thee to sink to the oceans' depths to find me?"
-from "My Aquarius

Richelle E. Goodrich

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#35. Beneath my own witty, profession facade were oceans of fear, whole rivers of self-doubt.

Caroline Knapp

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#36. For the boat in a lake to be able to appreciate the calm waters, it must know the giant waves of the oceans!

Mehmet Murat Ildan

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#37. Earth, earthriding your merry-go-roundtoward extinction,right to the rootsthickening the oceans like gravy,festering in your caves,you are becoming a latrine.

Anne Sexton

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#38. Since the majority of the oxygen we breathe comes from the ocean, not to mention much of the world's protein, it is not an exaggeration to say that when our oceans' health declines, our very survival is at risk.

Brian Skerry

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#39. Since writing JAWS, I've been lucky enough to do close to forty television shows about wildlife in the oceans, and yes, I have been attacked by sea creatures once in a while.

Peter Benchley

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#40. There'll be oceans of talk and emotions without end.

Virginia Woolf

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#41. This, the daughter of Saturn drove over endless oceans Trojans left by the


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#42. I gave my children the kind of dreams they could live by, but dreams are like oceans, Mr. McGill. If they're worth a damn they're bigger than the dreamer, and sometimes, when the one dreaming wants to be as big as what they imagine, the wave pulls'em down.

Walter Mosley

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#43. No longer will you be a weird Robinson Crusoe, imprisoned on an island of night surrounded by oceans of death.

Richard Matheson

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#44. In truth, our aliveness depends on our ability to sustain wonder:
to lengthen the moments we are truly uncovered, to be still and quiet
till all the elements of the earth and all the secrets of the oceans
stir the aspects of life waiting within us.

Mark Nepo

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#45. I am involved in making measurements in polar oceans, and they are changing more than anything else. I think we have to be prepared for major changes associated with the melting of floating ice and the melting of the Greenland glacier.

Walter Munk

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#46. Rocks crumble, make new forms,
oceans move the continents,
mountains rise up and down like ghosts
yet all is natural, all is change.

Anne Sexton

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#47. Wisdom is like the rain.
It's supply is unlimited, but it comes down according to what the occasion requires -
in winter and spring, in summer and autumn,
always in due measure, more or less,
but the source of that rain is the oceans itself, which has no limits.


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#48. blessed are the storytellers, because they can bridge oceans, marshal great forces, inspire and instruct, transcend all limits, transform hearts and minds. They can break down barriers and be the common thread for disparate humanities, reaching across distant borders.

Ron Perlman

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#49. I see the day in our own lifetime that reverence for the natural systems, the oceans, the rainforests, the soil, the grasslands, and all other living things will be so strong that no narrow ideology based upon politics or economics will overcome it.

Jerry Brown

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#50. The environmentalists say capitalism is killing our oceans, air, land, and forests. Capitalists argue that they provide food, fuel, and building materials for a growing world.

Robert Kiyosaki

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#51. One day, in the deepest oceans - an enlightened century - dipped in blue hope, will be looking for the beads of a thousand truths.

Kristian Goldmund Aumann

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#52. Nothing's ever the same," she said. "Be it a second later or a hundred years. It's always churning and roiling. And people change as much as oceans.

Neil Gaiman

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#53. It's very important that people realize: the air is being taken away, the oceans are being taken away, the room is being taken away, but we're so worried about gas prices that we don't even see this stuff.

Bootsy Collins

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#54. once we wrapped the globe in endless circles of wires crossing the deserts and beneath the oceans, decentralization was not only possible, but inevitable.

Kevin Kelly

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#55. The best way to contain China and make it the peaceful rise of China is for us to have an enormously robust navy that is the greatest navy in the world, that can patrol two oceans, that can fight two or three wars, and China will not challenge us because the Chinese are practical.

Rudy Giuliani

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#56. Just how many drinks have you had?"
"Not enough," he said, his voice oceans deep.
"Not enough to forget her?"
"There isn't enough alcohol on the planet to make me forget her.

Darynda Jones

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#57. Okay," she says. "Trees, stars, oceans. Fine." "And the sun, Jude." "Oh, all right," she says, totally surprising me. "I'll give you the sun." "I practically have everything now!" I say. "You're crazy!

Jandy Nelson

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#58. Her oceans were as toxic as the race of men who dwelled on her surface and called the blue planet home.

Kevin Laymon

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#59. Oceans are one of the most important things in the world now and that is a national security threat of the United States of America, to be honest with you. That is why seeing the habitat destroyed is so short-sighted by us.

Ian Somerhalder

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#60. We do not have the luxury of two big oceans protecting us as we have had in the past, for we now have a new kind of enemy who deals with stealthiness. Our ability to protect ourselves is having the information ahead of time so we can thwart the attack.

Bill Nelson

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#61. We only have ten years to save the oceans

Ted Danson

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#62. Even in the depths of the darkest oceans, some light always pierces through.


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#63. My dearest Mina, Oceans of love and millions of kisses,

Bram Stoker

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#64. Calumny crosses oceans, scales mountains and traverses deserts, with greater ease than the Scythian Abaris, and like him, rides upon a poisoned arrow.

Charles Caleb Colton

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#65. When the skies and the oceans are clean again. Then we shall be free.

Garth Brooks

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#66. Some things are only capable of being done in space. Examples of that are looking at our Earth from that far away, and understanding the entire processes of storms and weather patterns, and oceans, and coastlines.

Laurel Clark

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#67. The oceans are pretty unexplored places and the final frontier on our planet; also because they're the source of life. There are dramatic things happening to them at the moment, and they're worth exploring.

Peter Sarsgaard

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#68. Without the oceans there would be no life on Earth.

Peter Benchley

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#69. A simple life freely given in love can transcend the boundaries of place and time, stretching across oceans and extending beyond continents and decades.

Leslie Parrott

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#70. Regret ... when it comes to you, I have oceans of it.

Khaled Hosseini

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#71. The oceans are more or less in disrepair. Long Beach really is making an effort to acknowledge this, and that's a great place to start. I'm trying to spread at least the knowledge that it's never too early to take care of our oceans and our environment.

Aaron Peirsol

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#72. There is a lack of economic and political motivation to defend life in the oceans. The profit is made by companies exploiting the oceans and they have the money to buy the politicians who make the laws.

Paul Watson

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#73. His eyes are gray oceans of loss and hurt and pain.

E.L. James

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#74. Success underwater depends mostly on how you conduct yourself. Diving can be the most relaxing experience in the world. Your weight seems to disappear. Space travel will be available only to a few individuals for some time, but the oceans are available to almost everyone - now.

Sylvia Earle

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#75. Don't cross oceans for people who wouldn't cross a puddle for you.

Tony Robbins

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#76. Looking around
there is nothing but illusion
Everything is drowned
in the oceans of illusion

Rixa White

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#77. Our life on earth cannot sustain without healthy oceans - and because of that, the beings who inhabit and allow that eco system to work need our help. Let's start with our wonderment, and go from there. Allow that, and it becomes easy.

Maggie Q

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#78. At beyond continent of reality,
there are oceans of ideas.

Toba Beta

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#79. The smallest oceans still make big big waves.

Eddie Vedder

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#80. One of the nicest things is that I still get, very ambiguously, people saying to me, "Oh, I'm just reading your book." And I say, "Which one, for God's sake, I've done six now!" "Oceans of Sound".

David Toop

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#81. Without sounding too grandiose, the survival of the planet itself is at stake, you have rising sea levels, acidification of the oceans, immigration sparked by climate change, droughts that are much more severe.

Laurent Fabius

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#82. From a drop of water," said the writer, "a logical man could understand oceans and waterfalls without having ever seen or heard of them.

Arthur Conan Doyle

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#83. Ky pauses for a moment before he answers, his eyes wide and deep like the oceans in other tales or like the sky in his own.

Ally Condie

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#84. Each person is a vast territory of undiscovered mystery as nebulous and uncharted as the deepest oceans and expanses of space.

Bryant McGill

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#85. Hillary Clinton is listening to the scientists who tell us that - unless we act boldly and transform our energy system in the very near future - there will be more drought, more floods, more acidification of the oceans, more rising sea levels.

Bernie Sanders

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#86. The mythology of your culture hums in your ears so constantly that no one pays the slightest bit of attention to it. Of course man is conquering space and the atom and the deserts and the oceans and the elements. According to your mythology, this is what he was BORN to do.

Daniel Quinn

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#87. In a few short years you might have to become a scuba diver and go hundreds of feet underwater - It will be the last refuge of pure aura and power on our planet, the oceans' depths.

Frederick Lenz

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#88. God of Jacob! it is the meeting of two fierce tides - the conflict of two oceans moved by adverse winds!

Walter Scott

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#89. Gaps don't/just happen./There is a/generative element/inside them,/a welling motion/
as when cold/waters shoulder/up through/warmer oceans./And where gaps/choose to widen,/coordinates warp,/even in places/constant since/the oldest maps.

Kay Ryan

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#90. Do you know how big snakes get? Or how many grains of sand are in the deserts? Or what lurks at the bottoms of the oceans' floors?" ...
"Well, if you can't answer those simple scientific queries, then what makes you think that mankind is smart enough to discover vampirekind's existence?

Heather Brewer

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#91. People represented in book or film travel vast oceans of life unrecorded; studeo time costs money, and pens grow heavy.

Adrian Lamo

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#92. We have ignored this cancer for so long that the romance of environmental concern is already fading in the shadow of the grim realities of lakes, rivers and bays where all forms of life have been smothered by untreated wastes, and oceans which no longer provide us with food.

Edmund Muskie

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#93. We can still maintain our coasts and oceans for the generations to come, who deserve what we have.

Aaron Peirsol

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#94. We (The British) have not journeyed across the centuries, across the oceans, across the mountains, across the prairies, because we are made of sugar candy.

Winston Churchill

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#95. There is tonic in the things that men do not love to hear. Free speech is to a great people what the winds are to oceans ... and where free speech is stopped miasma is bred, and death comes fast.

Henry Ward Beecher

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#96. But the 3% who have taken the time and exercised the discipline to decide on a destination and to chart a course sail straight and far across the deep oceans of life, reaching one port after another and accomplishing more in just a few years than the rest accomplish in a lifetime.

Earl Nightingale

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#97. The oceans are full of surprises!

Louis P Kicha

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#98. And if all the trees on earth were pens and the ocean [were ink], with seven
oceans behind it to add to its [supply], yet would not the words of Allah be
exhausted [in the writing]: for Allah is Exalted in Power, full of Wisdom.


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#99. this was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal ..."~~Barack Obama upon winning the Democratic nomination for presidency conveys his thinking of what that means ....for the world, Tuesday, JUNE 03, 2008

Barack Obama

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#100. Among us we represent islands of time as well as separate oceans of perspective.

Dan Simmons

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