Quotes and Sayings about Ocean



"I'm an ocean, because I'm really deep. If you search deep enough you can find rare exotic treasures."
- Christina Aguilera
(Related: Deep, Ocean)

"You're not a wave, you're a part of the ocean."
- Mitch Albom
(Related: Ocean)

"The ocean moans over dead men's bones."
- Thomas Bailey Aldrich
(Related: Men, Ocean)

"The offshore ocean area under U.S. jurisdiction is larger than our land mass, and teems with plant and animal life, mineral resources, commerce, trade, and energy sources."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Life, Commerce, Energy, Land, Ocean, Trade)

"Yet, much of what lies beneath the ocean's surface remains a mystery, and our nation continues to rely on a confused, antiquated system of ocean governance."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Lies, Mystery, Nation, Ocean)

"Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man's life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Life, Society, Development, Being, Identity, Man, Ocean, Self, Water)

"Do you want Columbus to go across the ocean, or do you want to put a message in a bottle and hope that it lands somewhere? I'd rather have actual people be there. Whether they look like Americans or like the inhabitants of some other country, depends on who has the most drive."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: People, Hope, Americans, Columbus, Country, Ocean, Want)

"Some of them profess to be well acquainted with all the principal waters of the Columbia, with which they assured me these waters had no connection short of the ocean."
- William Henry Ashley
(Related: Connection, Ocean)

"Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Men, Mountains, Ocean, Rivers, Sea, Stars, Wonder)

"Often extinctions in the ocean occur at the same time as those on land. Then again, the ice age extinctions lost many big animals, but not many sea faring ones."
- Robert T. Bakker
(Related: Age, Time, Animals, Land, Ocean, Sea)

"If you compare NASA's annual budget to explore the heavens, that one year budget would fund NOAA's budget to explore the oceans for 1,600 years."
- Robert Ballard
(Related: Oceans, Years)

"I pray to be like the ocean, with soft currents, maybe waves at times. More and more, I want the consistency rather than the highs and the lows."
- Drew Barrymore
(Related: Consistency, Ocean, Want)

"If man doesn't learn to treat the oceans and the rain forest with respect, man will become extinct."
- Peter Benchley
(Related: Man, Oceans, Rain, Respect, Will)

"Without the oceans there would be no life on Earth."
- Peter Benchley
(Related: Life, Earth, Oceans)

"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
(Related: Oceans, Sea, Television, Wildlife, Writing)

"That includes not cutting down the rain forest, and stop polluting the ocean because once we kill the coral reefs and the rain forest, this earth is toast."
- Michael Berryman
(Related: Earth, Ocean, Rain)

"The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain, the sound of wind in a primeval wood, and the sound of outer ocean on a beach."
- Henry Beston
(Related: Nature, Beach, Ocean, Rain, Sound, Wind, Wood)

"Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man - who has no gills."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Body, Man, Water, World)

"Help is even being offered from across the ocean, as over two dozen countries have stepped forward to offer financial and material support to the American people."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: People, Financial, American, Being, Countries, Help, Ocean, Support)

"The fact is that ours is the first generation that can look disease and extreme poverty in the eye, look across the ocean to Africa, and say this, and mean it. We do not have to stand for this. A whole continent written off - we do not have to stand for this."
- Bono
(Related: Disease, Extreme, Eye, Fact, First, Ocean, Poverty)

"There's a lot to be said about what's happening to our ocean, big companies polluting it with their oil and all the raw garbage that's being spilled in there."
- Lloyd Bridges
(Related: Being, Ocean, Oil)

"Apollo 13, as you may remember, gave us a reactor that is bubbling away right now somewhere in the Pacific. It's supposed to be bubbling away on the moon, but it's in the Pacific Ocean instead."
- David R. Brower
(Related: May, Moon, Now, Ocean, Right)

"Truth makes on the ocean of nature no one track of light; every eye, looking on, finds its own."
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
(Related: Nature, Truth, Eye, Light, Ocean)

"I'm horrified of lobsters. And shrimp and lobsters are the cockroaches of the ocean."
- Brooke Burke
(Related: Ocean)

"Roll on, deep and dark blue ocean, roll. Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. Man marks the earth with ruin, but his control stops with the shore."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Control, Deep, Earth, Man, Ocean, Ruin)

"I do an awful lot of scuba diving. I love to be on the ocean, under the ocean. I live next to the ocean."
- James Cameron
(Related: Love, Ocean)

"May this house stand until an ant drinks the ocean and a tortoise circles the world."
- Jonathan Carroll
(Related: Drinks, May, Ocean, World)

"When you're thirsty and it seems that you could drink the entire ocean that's faith; when you start to drink and finish only a glass or two that's science."
- Anton Chekhov
(Related: Science, Faith, Ocean)

"Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Courage, Man, Oceans, Sight)

"I think the Caribbean countries face rising oceans and they face increase in the severity of hurricanes. This is something that is very, very scary to all of us. The island states in the world represent - I remember this number - one-half of 1 percent of the carbon emissions in the world. And they will - some of them will disappear."
- Steven Chu
(Related: Countries, Oceans, states, Will, World)

"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
(Related: Being, Earth, Oceans, Space, Storms, Understanding, Weather)

"How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is quite clearly Ocean."
- Arthur C. Clarke
(Related: Earth, Ocean)

"If you wish to avoid foreign collision, you had better abandon the ocean."
- Henry Clay
(Related: Ocean)

"We also own a little boat and I'm like a kid with it. I take off early in the morning, fishing rod in tow, and just drift about the ocean all day."
- Perry Como
(Related: Day, Fishing, Ocean)

"Pouring forth its seas everywhere, then, the ocean envelops the earth and fills its deeper chasms."
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Related: Earth, Ocean)

"What I mean by that is that the point of life, as I see it, is not to write books or scale mountains or sail oceans, but to achieve happiness, and preferably an unselfish happiness."
- Bernard Cornwell
(Related: Happiness, Life, Books, Mountains, Oceans)

"Had it not been for the Atlantic Ocean and the virgin wilderness, the United States would never have been the Land of Promise."
- Herbert Croly
(Related: Land, Ocean, Promise, states, United, Wilderness)

"Can ye fathom the ocean, dark and deep, where the mighty waves and the grandeur sweep?"
- Fanny Crosby
(Related: Deep, Ocean)

"As for poker, I've stayed away from that, even though when I was in Vegas for Ocean's Eleven, I would get accosted by these guys begging me to play. They just want to take my money. They see me, think "actor" and see some easy money."
- Matt Damon
(Related: Money, Ocean, Play, Poker, Want)

"Global warming has melted the polar ice caps, raised the levels of the oceans and flooded the earth's great cities. Despite its evident prosperity, New Jersey is scarcely Utopia."
- Godfried Danneels
(Related: Cities, Earth, Global warming, Oceans, Prosperity, Utopia)

"With an ocean between you and your European friends, you have to keep them in your heart."
- Sammy Davis, Jr.
(Related: Heart, Friends, Ocean)

"Man can now fly in the air like a bird, swim under the ocean like a fish, he can burrow into the ground like a mole. Now if only he could walk the earth like a man, this would be paradise."
- Tommy Douglas
(Related: Earth, Fish, Paradise, Man, Now, Ocean)

"We all have an edge. We all are floating our psyche on top with a great ocean underneath."
- Brad Dourif
(Related: Ocean)

"Before computers, telephone lines and television connect us, we all share the same air, the same oceans, the same mountains and rivers. We are all equally responsible for protecting them."
- Julia Louis Dreyfus
(Related: Computers, Mountains, Oceans, Rivers, Television)

"I hope for your help to explore and protect the wild ocean in ways that will restore the health and, in so doing, secure hope for humankind. Health to the ocean means health for us."
- Sylvia Earle
(Related: Health, Hope, Help, Ocean, Will)

"The ocean is a central image. It is the symbolism of a great journey."
- Enya
(Related: Journey, Ocean)

"Our climate is changing. The Earth's climate has, in fact, warmed by 1.1 to 1.6 degrees Fahrenheit since the industrial revolution. People look at this and say: Oh, that is not very much. In fact, it is very much, and it changes the dynamic. It impacts species. It kills some. It diminishes the carbon sink of the ocean. It does a number of things."
- Diane Feinstein
(Related: People, Climate, Earth, Fact, Revolution, Ocean)

"I saw also that there was an ocean of darkness and death, but an infinite ocean of light and love, which flowed over the ocean of darkness."
- George Fox
(Related: Death, Love, Darkness, Infinite, Light, Ocean)

"If you live a life of make-believe, your life isn't worth anything until you do something that does challenge your reality. And to me, sailing the open ocean is a real challenge, because it's life or death."
- Morgan Freeman
(Related: Death, Life, Challenge, Ocean, Open, Reality, Worth)

"Everything that ever walked or crawled on the face of the earth, swum the depths of the ocean or soared through the skies left its imprint here."
- Robert M. Fresco
(Related: Earth, Ocean)

"We are imprisoned in the realm of life, like a sailor on his tiny boat, on an infinite ocean."
- Anna Freud
(Related: Life, Infinite, Ocean)

"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Faith, Humanity, Ocean)

"Together we can face any challenges as deep as the ocean and as high as the sky."
- Sonia Gandhi
(Related: Deep, Ocean, Sky)

"To him it is an ocean, unfathomable, and without a shore."
- William Godwin
(Related: Ocean)

"I love the ocean. Boats, not so much."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: Love, Boats, Ocean)

"Those who want to row on the ocean of human knowledge do not get far, and the storm drives those out of their course who set sail."
- Franz Grillparzer
(Related: Knowledge, Ocean, Want)

"Hawaii was beautiful of course, we played at Turtle Bay an amazing resort right on the ocean."
- Natalie Gulbis
(Related: Ocean, Right)

"To be anywhere near an enormous ocean liner when you are just like a fish in the water is frightening."
- John C. Hawkes
(Related: Fish, Ocean, Water)

"But now Americans, they felt a sense of peace and protection because they've been separated by so many thousands of miles of ocean. And you know, the fact that it's come to the U.S. like this is so sad, and yet you know, what can you do? It's here."
- Patty Hearst
(Related: Peace, Americans, Fact, Now, Ocean, Protection, Sense)

"If nations always moved from one set of furnished rooms to another - and always into a better set - things might be easier, but the trouble is that there is no one to prepare the new rooms. The future is worse than the ocean - there is nothing there."
- Alexander Herzen
(Related: Future, Nations, Nothing, Ocean, Trouble)

"If the workers took a notion they could stop all speeding trains; every ship upon the ocean they can tie with mighty chains."
- Joe Hill
(Related: Ocean, Workers)

"The frozen ocean... of Boston life."
- Julia Ward Howe
(Related: Life, Boston, Ocean)

"American public opinion is like an ocean, it cannot be stirred by a teaspoon."
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(Related: American, Ocean, Opinion, Public, Public opinion)

"I do like the ocean wave, actually. I'm born under the sign of Cancer - the sign of the crab - so I like coastal areas and sunny beaches and such - although not the wide-open and deep seas."
- Anjelica Huston
(Related: Cancer, Deep, Ocean)

"There is no sea more dangerous than the ocean of practical politics none in which there is more need of good pilotage and of a single, unfaltering purpose when the waves rise high."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Politics, Purpose, Ocean, Sea)

"I really enjoy writing novels. It's like the ocean. You can just build a boat and take off."
- Denis Johnson
(Related: Ocean, Writing)

"We get a lot of people from out of state who come down and it's not what they expect Florida to be, the horse farms and oak trees instead of the sand and the ocean."
- David Jones
(Related: People, Oak, Ocean, State, Trees)

"Metaphysics is a dark ocean without shores or lighthouse, strewn with many a philosophic wreck."
- Immanuel Kant
(Related: Metaphysics, Ocean)

"Let both sides seek to invoke the wonders of science instead of its terrors. Together let us explore the stars, conquer the deserts, eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths, and encourage the arts and commerce."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Science, Commerce, Disease, Ocean, Stars, Wonders)

"We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch - we are going back from whence we came."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Ocean, Sea)

"No one would have crossed the ocean if he could have gotten off the ship in the storm."
- Charles Kettering
(Related: Ocean)

"It is true what Rimbaud said; If you think a book is strong enough, try it at the ocean, in the wind, at the waves. If the book can resist the ocean, then it exists. Otherwise, throw it away."
- Klaus Kinski
(Related: Ocean, Wind)

"Politics is there the way men and women are there, the way the Atlantic Ocean is there. Sometimes I've written about politics specifically, I mean about politics as it's understood on television and in newspapers."
- Kenneth Koch
(Related: Men, Politics, Women, Newspapers, Ocean, Television)

"The positive heuristic of the programme saves the scientist from becoming confused by the ocean of anomalies."
- Imre Lakatos
(Related: Positive, Ocean)

"Neither does man have gills for living in a water environment; yet it is not sinful to explore the depths of the oceans in search of food or other blessings."
- Walter Lang
(Related: Food, Blessings, Environment, Living, Man, Oceans, Water)

"You know, I do speak the Queens English. It's just the wrong Queens that's all. It's over the 59th Street Bridge. It's not over the Atlantic Ocean."
- Cyndi Lauper
(Related: English, Ocean, Wrong)

"Towns oftener swamp one than carry one out onto the big ocean of life."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Life, Ocean)

"We are opening up an enormous new era in archaeology. Time capsules in the deep oceans."
- John F. Lehman, Jr.
(Related: Time, Deep, Oceans)

"He didn't come out of my belly, but my God, I've made his bones, because I've attended to every meal, and how he sleeps, and the fact that he swims like a fish because I took him to the ocean. I'm so proud of all those things. But he is my biggest pride."
- John Lennon
(Related: God, Fact, Fish, Ocean, Pride)

"If I swim in the ocean, I have a shark thought. Not a bad one, but just a little one."
- Tea Leoni
(Related: Thought, Ocean)

"Teachers can go on cruises with the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration and anyone can spend the summer as a volunteer in a National Parks and even earn money doing it."
- Matthew Lesko
(Related: Money, Summer, Teachers)

"It is of great use to the sailor to know the length of his line, though he cannot with it fathom all the depths of the ocean."
- John Locke
(Related: Ocean)

"Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, only a signal shown, and a distant voice in the darkness; So on the ocean of life, we pass and speak one another, only a look and a voice, then darkness again and a silence."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Related: Life, Darkness, Night, Ocean, Ships, Silence, Voice)

"It is said that many children who live in the central provinces, away from the ocean, have a great longing to see it. I who had never been away from the monotonous country surrounding us looked forward eagerly to seeing the mountains."
- Pierre Loti
(Related: Children, Country, Longing, Mountains, Ocean)

"But more wonderful than the lore of old men and the lore of books is the secret lore of ocean."
- H. P. Lovecraft
(Related: Men, Books, Ocean, Old)

"Ocean is more ancient than the mountains, and freighted with the memories and the dreams of Time."
- H. P. Lovecraft
(Related: Dreams, Time, Memories, Mountains, Ocean)

"Blue, green, grey, white, or black; smooth, ruffled, or mountainous; that ocean is not silent."
- H. P. Lovecraft
(Related: Ocean)

"In the ocean of baseness, the deeper we get, the easier the sinking."
- James Russell Lowell
(Related: Ocean)

"Doo never actually made moonshine, but he hauled about an ocean of it."
- Loretta Lynn
(Related: Ocean)

"Nothing is wrong with California that a rise in the ocean level wouldn't cure."
- Ross MacDonald
(Related: Cure, Nothing, Ocean, Wrong)

"I don't see America as a mainland, but as a sea, a big ocean. Sometimes a storm arises, a formidable current develops, and it seems it will engulf everything. Wait a moment, another current will appear and bring the first one to naught."
- Jacques Maritain
(Related: America, First, Ocean, Sea, Will)

"If I were dropped out of a plane into the ocean and told the nearest land was a thousand miles away, I'd still swim. And I'd despise the one who gave up."
- Abraham Maslow
(Related: Land, Ocean)

"My son walked up to Nicole on the beach and I was throwing the ball for the dogs in the ocean. I was like, 'Max, you get the dogs. I'll talk to the hot blondes.'"
- John C. McGinley
(Related: Son, Beach, Dogs, Ocean, Talk)

"Have you ever watched a crab on the shore crawling backward in search of the Atlantic Ocean, and missing? That's the way the mind of man operates."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Man, Mind, Ocean)

"It isn't the oceans which cut us off from the world - it's the American way of looking at things."
- Henry Miller
(Related: American, Oceans, World)

"The sun would come up over the ocean, and we'd be eating scrambled eggs before we shot some stuff. It was a vacation in the sense that it was the best working conditions."
- Marguerite Moreau
(Related: Eating, Ocean, Sense, Sun, Vacation)

"Neither our oceans nor our radar nor our fighters can keep us intact through another major war."
- Philip Morrison
(Related: War, Oceans)

"Whatever be the qualities of the man with whom a woman is united according to the law, such qualities even she assumes, like a river, united with the ocean."
- Guru Nanak
(Related: Law, Man, Ocean, United, Woman)

"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
(Related: Time, Ability, Deals, Enemy, Information, Luxury, Now, Oceans, Past)

"The movie that's had the most effect on me is Jaws. To this day when I'm in the ocean, I'm hearing that music."
- Judd Nelson
(Related: Music, Day, Effect, Hearing, Ocean)

"To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me."
- Isaac Newton
(Related: Truth, Lie, Beach, Oceans)

"I was like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me."
- Isaac Newton
(Related: Truth, Now, Ocean, Sea)

"I shall go the way of the open sea, to the lands I knew before you came, and the cool ocean breezes shall blow from me the memory of your name."
- Adela Florence Nicolson
(Related: Memory, Name, Ocean, Open, Sea)

"The 2008 election settled nothing, not even for a while. Our national politics are reflecting what appears to be going on geologically, on the bottom of the oceans and beneath the crust of the Earth: the tectonic plates are moving."
- Peggy Noonan
(Related: Politics, Nothing, Oceans)

"This is the moment when we must come together to save this planet. Let us resolve that we will not leave our children a world where the oceans rise and famine spreads and terrible storms devastate our lands."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Children, Famine, Oceans, Storms, Will, World)

"Suddenly life has new meaning to me, there's beauty up above and things we never take notice of, you wake up suddenly you're in love."
- Billy Ocean
(Related: Beauty, Life, Love, Meaning)

"Every drop in the ocean counts."
- Yoko Ono
(Related: Ocean)

"Oceania was at war with Eurasia; therefore Oceania had always been at war with Eurasia."
- George Orwell
(Related: War)

"The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Nature, Importance, Ocean)

"God speaks to me not through the thunder and the earthquake, nor through the ocean and the stars, but through the Son of Man, and speaks in a language adapted to my imperfect sight and hearing."
- William Lyon Phelps
(Related: God, Son, Hearing, Language, Man, Ocean, Sight, Stars)

"On life's vast ocean diversely we sail. Reasons the card, but passion the gale."
- Alexander Pope
(Related: Life, Ocean, Passion)

"I filmed underwater for two days in the open ocean with dolphins."
- Kathleen Quinlan
(Related: Ocean, Open)

"Either you decide to stay in the shallow end of the pool or you go out in the ocean."
- Christopher Reeve
(Related: End, Ocean)

"We've been a country that's been fortunate to be protected by two oceans, to not have serious attacks on our territory for most of our history. And we were unfortunately reminded in a very devastating way of our vulnerability."
- Condoleezza Rice
(Related: History, Country, Oceans, Vulnerability)

"We can see cities during the day and at night, and we can watch rivers dump sediment into the ocean, and see hurricanes form."
- Sally Ride
(Related: Cities, Day, Night, Ocean, Rivers)

"I feel as though I have lived many lives, experienced the heights and depths of each and like the waves of the ocean, never known rest. Throughout the years, I have looked always for the unusual, for the wonderful, for the mysteries at the heart of life."
- Leni Riefenstahl
(Related: Life, Heart, Ocean, Rest, Years)

"It's the board I had a problem with. I could totally handle being in the water and stuff. I came here to do my own stunts. Water! Ocean! Action! Big waves! That water, that water has tamed me. You can feel that the world is connected to it."
- Michelle Rodriguez
(Related: Being, Water, World)

"Asking is the beginning of receiving. Make sure you don't go to the ocean with a teaspoon. At least take a bucket so the kids won't laugh at you."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Beginning, Kids, Ocean)

"Many drops make a bucket, many buckets make a pond, many ponds make a lake, and many lakes make an ocean."
- Percy Ross
(Related: Ocean)

"I enjoyed growing up part of my life in Virginia Beach. We had the ocean and the beach and a beautiful landscape. We were outdoors all the time and we played outside."
- Mark Ruffalo
(Related: Life, Time, Beach, Growing up, Ocean)

"Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean."
- Ryunosuke Satoro
(Related: Ocean)

"All rivers, even the most dazzling, those that catch the sun in their course, all rivers go down to the ocean and drown. And life awaits man as the sea awaits the river."
- Simone Schwarz-Bart
(Related: Life, Man, Ocean, Rivers, Sea, Sun)

"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
(Related: Experience, Life, Ocean)

"I think space exploration is very important. I think there is very intelligent life on Mars. I believe that Martians are spying on us from the bottom of the ocean."
- Annabella Sciorra
(Related: Life, Exploration, Ocean, Space)

"The advice I am giving always to all my students is above all to study the music profoundly... music is like the ocean, and the instruments are little or bigger islands, very beautiful for the flowers and trees."
- Andres Segovia
(Related: Music, Advice, Flowers, Giving, Islands, Ocean, Students, Study, Trees)

"Simultaneously with the establishment of the Constitution, Virginia ceded to the United States her domain, which then extended to the Mississippi, and was even claimed to extend to the Pacific Ocean."
- William H. Seward
(Related: Constitution, Ocean, states, United)

"I also derive a great deal of pleasure from horses and dogs... the ocean... and love."
- William Shatner
(Related: Love, Dogs, Horses, Ocean, Pleasure)

"It is important to remember that the Pacific Ocean covers a quarter of the world's surface and that each Pacific country has its own cultural, historical and ethnic identity."
- Jenny Shipley
(Related: Country, Identity, Ocean, World)

"The road to democracy may be winding and is like a river taking many curves, but eventually the river will reach the ocean."
- Chen Shui-bian
(Related: Democracy, May, Ocean, Road, Will)

"Our knowledge is a little island in a great ocean of nonknowledge."
- Isaac Bashevis Singer
(Related: Knowledge, Ocean)

"A mountain is composed of tiny grains of earth. The ocean is made up of tiny drops of water. Even so, life is but an endless series of little details, actions, speeches, and thoughts. And the consequences whether good or bad of even the least of them are far-reaching."
- Sivananda
(Related: Life, Thoughts, Actions, Consequences, Earth, Ocean, Water)

"I had more fun making Traffic than either of the Ocean's films."
- Steven Soderbergh
(Related: Fun, Ocean)

"I guess why the Ocean's films are hard for me is because on the one hand you have to make sure the performances are there, but on the other hand it's a film that demands, to my mind, a very layered and complex visual scheme. That takes a lot of time to figure out."
- Steven Soderbergh
(Related: Time, Film, Mind, Ocean)

"I like to make all kinds of movies. I'd do 'Ocean's Thirteen' with the right script."
- Steven Soderbergh
(Related: Movies, Right)

"Our surest protection against assault from abroad has been not all our guards, gates and guns, or even our two oceans, but our essential goodness as a people. Our richest asset has been not our material wealth but our values."
- Theodore C. Sorensen
(Related: People, Values, Wealth, Goodness, Oceans, Protection)

"We made part of the record in Miami, and I would go down to the beach, and not 20 feet from the water I see a fish that is at least seven feet long swimming close to the shore. I did not go back in the ocean the entire month."
- Michael Stipe
(Related: Beach, Feet, Fish, Ocean, Water)

"A woman's heart is a deep ocean of secrets."
- Gloria Stuart
(Related: Heart, Deep, Ocean, Secrets, Woman)

"My apartment complex has a pool. I love it out here. The mountains are beautiful. It's totally different from the place I used to live. I like the heat - the only thing I would change is have the ocean, or a big body of water close by."
- Ryan Sypek
(Related: Change, Love, Body, Mountains, Ocean, Water)

"Everything that's realistic has some sort of ugliness in it. Even a flower is ugly when it wilts, a bird when it seeks its prey, the ocean when it becomes violent."
- Sharon Tate
(Related: Ocean, Ugliness, Ugly)

"We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop."
- Mother Teresa
(Related: Ocean)

"In the months leading up to World War II, there was a tendency among many Americans to talk absently about the trouble in Europe. Nothing that happened an ocean away seemed very threatening."
- Gene Tierney
(Related: War, Americans, Europe, Leading, Months, Nothing, Ocean, Talk, Trouble, World, World war)

"You can never turn your back on the ocean."
- Rip Torn
(Related: Ocean)

"Always keep your mind as bright and clear as the vast sky, the great ocean, and the highest peak, empty of all thoughts. Always keep your body filled with light and heat. Fill yourself with the power of wisdom and enlightenment."
- Morihei Ueshiba
(Related: Power, Wisdom, Thoughts, Body, Light, Mind, Ocean, Sky)

"The sea has now changed from it's natural, to river coloured water, the probable consequence of some streams falling into the bay, or into the ocean to the north of it, through the low land."
- George Vancouver
(Related: Land, Now, Ocean, Sea, Water)

"A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election."
- Bill Vaughan
(Related: America, Democracy, Fight, Ocean, Vote, Will)

"The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man to error."
- Voltaire
(Related: Progress, Error, Man, Ocean, Rivers)

"Surfing soothes me, it's always been a kind of Zen experience for me. The ocean is so magnificent, peaceful, and awesome. The rest of the world disappears for me when I'm on a wave."
- Paul Walker
(Related: Experience, Ocean, Rest, World, Zen)

"Others may use the ocean as their road; Only the English make it their abode."
- Edmund Waller
(Related: English, May, Ocean, Road)

"I don't know if you can change things, but it's a drop in the ocean."
- Julie Walters
(Related: Change, Ocean)

"You and I are all as much continuous with the physical universe as a wave is continuous with the ocean."
- Alan Watts
(Related: Ocean, Universe)

"According to String Theory, what appears to be empty space is actually a tumultuous ocean of strings vibrating at the precise frequencies that create the 4 dimensions you and I call height, width, depth and time."
- Roy H. Williams
(Related: Time, Ocean, Space, Theory)

"The ocean is a mighty harmonist."
- William Wordsworth
(Related: Ocean)

"I'm not sure whether Los Angeles borders on the ocean or on oblivion. I always feel that I'm two steps away from the other side when I'm out there. It's more like a vacation place or a place to visit than a place to hunker down."
- Jeffrey Wright
(Related: Ocean, Vacation, Visit)

"Sponges grow in the ocean. That just kills me. I wonder how much deeper the ocean would be if that didn't happen."
- Steven Wright
(Related: Ocean, Wonder)

"Under the big political umbrella, a man is just like a leaf in the ocean, with no control of his destiny and does not have any choice."
- Zhang Yimou
(Related: Control, Choice, Destiny, Man, Ocean)