Quotations About / On: OCEAN
Towns oftener swamp one than carry one out onto the big ocean of life.
(D.H. (David Herbert) Lawrence (1885-1930), British author. letter, Dec. 2, 1908. The Letters of D.H. Lawrence, vol. 1, ed. James T. Boulton (1979).)
The Atlantic Ocean was something then.
(John Guare (b. 1938), U.S. screenwriter, and Louis Malle. Lou (Burt Lancaster), Atlantic City (1981).)
But the ocean was the grand fact there, which made us forget both bayberries and men.
(Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Cape Cod (1855-1865), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 4, p. 103, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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).)
As the oceans of the world are never full of water, so is my heart never full of love.
When you smile, the world is shown a beauty which can only be rivaled by the light of a sunset dancing on the ocean.
All Beauty, is a reflection of God and the changes we see are waves that emerge and merge and emerge from the Eternal Ocean.
Knowledge is like a vast ocean, it takes a curious mind, a bold heart and an endless thirst for enlightenment to sail through the storm of it.