55 Inspirational Ocean Quotes That Will Open Your Mind

1. “Being out there in the ocean, God’s creation, it’s like a gift He has given us to enjoy.” ~ Bethany Hamilton

2. “‎I have always been fascinated by the ocean, to dip a limb beneath its surface and know that I’m touching eternity, that it goes on forever until it begins here again.” ~ Lauren DeStefano

3. “The heart of man is very much like the sea, it has its storms, it has its tides and in its depths, it has its pearls too.” ~ Vincent van Gogh

4. “A pool just isn’t the same as the ocean. It has no energy. No life.” ~ Linda Gerber

5. “The ocean was magical to her, its depths and mysteries were boundless, its call irresistible.” ~ Jeff Mariotte

6. “If peace flows like a river, may it flow into the ocean of our souls.” ~ J. Autherine

7. “Be alone with the sea for it is there you will find answers to questions you didn’t realize exist.” ~ Khang Kijarro Nguyen

8. “I love the ocean. I’ve always liked the blue, so tranquil and peaceful and gliding. And the fear of it.” ~ Siouxsie Sioux

9. “We are like islands in the sea, separate on the surface but connected in the deep.” ~ William James

10. “How I long to be the shore and feel your waves crash upon me over and over again.” ~ Timothy Joshua Chia

11. “I’m hopeful that we’ll be able to study the ocean before we destroy it.” ~ James Cameron

12. “Mouseclick The ocean, calling out to us both. A song of freedom and longing.” ~ Alexandra Christo

13. “The ocean is an object of no small terror.” ~ Edmund Burke

14. “If you want to hear the distant voice of the ocean put your ear to the lips of a seashell.” ~ Curtis Tyrone Jones

15. “It’s the sound of the sea that makes you believe in mermaids.” ~ Anthony T.Hincks

16. “The ocean is a mighty harmonist.” ~ William Wordsworth

17. “Every time you dive, you hope you’ll see something new – some new species. Sometimes the ocean gives you a gift, sometimes it doesn’t.” ~ James Cameron

18. “When she saw the waves crashing on the shore, her heart leaped inside her in excitement. She still had a love affair with the ocean.” ~ Sharon Brubake

19. “The ocean has a life of its own. Its tides, whirlpools, currents and eddies are a testament to its conflicting emotions.” ~ Anthony T. Hincks

20. “The universe is an ocean upon which we are the waves. While some decide to surf, others venture to dive.” ~ Charbel Tadros

21. “Every time I slip into the ocean, it’s like going home.” ~ Sylvia Earle

22. “Life is like the ocean, it goes up and down.” ~ Vanessa Paradis

23. “The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul.“ – Wyland

24. “You can either see yourself as a wave in the ocean or you can see yourself as the ocean.” ~ Oprah Winfrey

25. “You never really know what’s coming. A small wave, or maybe a big one. All you can really do is hope that when it comes, you can surf over it, instead of drowning in its monstrosity.” ~ Alysha Speer

26. “I’ve always been drawn to the ocean.” ~ Kenny Chesney

27. “You will love the ocean. It makes you feel small, but not in a bad way. Small because you realize you’re part of something bigger.” ~ Lauren Myracle

28. “Looking out over the ocean you can see reflections of God.” ~ Catherine Pulsifer

29. “A river starts by longing for the ocean.” ~ Will Advise

30. “Every drop in the ocean counts.” ~ Yoko Ono

31. “When people who love the ocean come together, they can achieve extraordinary things.” ~ Frances Beinecke

32. “You can’t cross the ocean of life just by dreaming about it, you have to jump in and swim.” ~ Debasish Mridha

33. “Water always goes where it wants to go, and nothing, in the end, can stand against it. Water is patient. Dripping water wears away a stone.” ~ Margaret Atwood

34. “You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

35. “The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” –Jacques Cousteau

36. “If the ocean can calm itself, so can you. We are both salt water mixed with air.” ― Nayyirah Waheed

37. “I have an immoderate passion for water; for the sea, though so vast, so restless, so beyond one’s comprehension.” ~ Guy de Maupassant

38. “It’s when I go down to the beach that the waves come up to greet me.” ~ Anthony T. Hincks

39. “There’s a magical energy and power from the ocean.” ~ Jo Beverley

40. “I’m concerned about the ocean and the environment. And I love whales.” ~ Mayim Bialik

41. “Just as the ocean has waves or the sun has rays, so the minds’s own radiance is its thoughts and emotions.” ~ Sogyal Rinpoche

42. “There’s nothing more beautiful than the way the ocean refuses to stop kissing the shoreline, no matter how many times it’s sent away.” ~ Sarah Kay

43. “I’m an ocean, because I’m really deep. If you search deep enough you can find rare exotic treasures.” ~ Christina Aguilera

44. “I go to the ocean to calm down, to reconnect with the creator, to just be happy.” ~ Nnedi Okorafor

45. “Each kiss of an ocean wave is passed along, as long as there is life on and in the seas.” ~ Anthony T. Hincks

46. “Doesn’t it seem to you that the mind moves more freely in the presence of that boundless expanse, that the sight of it elevates the soul and gives rise to thoughts of the infinite and the ideal?”Gustave Flaubert

47. “Let the waves carry you where the light can not.” ~ Mohit Kaushik

48. “Those who live by the sea can hardly form a single thought of which the sea would not be part.” ~ Hermann Broch

49. “In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans; in one aspect of you are found all the aspects of existence.” ~ Kahlil Gibran Jr.

50. “The ocean makes me feel really small and it makes me put my whole life into perspective… it humbles you.” ~ Beyoncé Knowles

51. “Dance with the waves, move with the sea, let the rhythm of the water set your soul free.” ~ Christy Ann Martine

52. “I was happy anywhere I could see the ocean.” ~ Ai Yazawa

53. “The sea knows no limits, makes no concessions. It has given us everything and it can take everything away from us.” ~ John Ajvide Lindqvist

54. “I want to do everything I can in my own life to protect and preserve the ocean.” ~ Cody Simpson

55. “The ocean is a central image. It is the symbolism of a great journey.” ~ Enya

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