Quotes and Sayings about Oceans
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"We are opening up an enormous new era in archaeology. Time capsules in the deep oceans."
- John F. Lehman, Jr.
(Related: Time, Deep, Oceans)
"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)
"Neither our oceans nor our radar nor our fighters can keep us intact through another major war."
- Philip Morrison
(Related: War, Oceans)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)