Quotations About / On:
Where the broad ocean leans against the land.
(Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774), Anglo-Irish poet, essayist, playwright. The Traveller, l. 284 (1764).)
If fishes were wishes the ocean would be all of our desire.
(Gertrude Stein (1874-1946), U.S. author. (Written 1922). "Didn't Nelly and Lilly Love You," As Fine As Melanctha, Yale University Press (1954).)
There was nothing but that savage ocean between us and Europe.
(Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Cape Cod (1855-1865), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 4, p. 57, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
Whenever I get close to a Sea, I realize how insignificant, unimportant & small I am compared to the vast ocean & its mysterious wilderness.
(#Sea #Small #Low_self_esteem)
'Even if rivers and oceans sink dry, the sun, moon and the wind especially the darkness would not change their nature'
(Situation can never alter nature as well as destiny.)
a sea of misfortune an ocean of heartache does not justify a single act of cruelty or intolerance unleashed against other people
(Terence George Craddock May 2015 20.5.2015)
She was not forced to walk the plank into the ocean of her Self... she was ready to jump
Thinking on Him becomes my watery gate to sleep through which I leave body waves for His soul's ocean deeps
When you're thirsty and it seems that you could drink the entire oceanthat's faith; when you start to drink and finish only a glass or twothat's science.
(Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860-1904), Russian author, playwright. Complete Works and Letters in Thirty Volumes, Works, Notebook I, vol. 17, pp. 95-96, "Nauka" (1980).)
What doubts, what hypotheses, what labyrinths of amusement, what fields of disputation, what an ocean of false learning, may be avoided by that single notion of immaterialism!
(George Berkeley (1685-1753), Irish bishop, philosopher. Hylas, in "Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous," dial. 3, p. 262, The Works of George Berkeley, Bishop of Cloyne, eds. A. Luce and T. Jessop, London, Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd. (1948-1957).)