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Quotations About / On: SEA

  • 1.
    Those who live by the sea can hardly form a single thought of which the sea would not be part.
    (Hermann Broch (1886-1951), Austrian novelist. The Spell, foreword (1976, trans. 1987).)
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  • 2.
    The sea has neither meaning nor pity.
    (Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860-1904), Russian author, playwright. Narrator in Gusev, Works, vol., "Nauka" (1976).)
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  • 3.
    Unfathomable mind, now beacon, now sea.
    (Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. First published in 1953. Moran, in Molloy, p. 145, Grove Press (1970).)
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  • 4.
    Love is not dead, but is alive, and swimming in the sea of presumptive guesstimate and bombastic false hope.
    (2)
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  • 5.
    Even the river of denial will eventually run into the sea of reality.
    (Life)
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  • 6.
    We are as near to heaven by sea as by land.
    (Humphrey, Sir Gilbert (c.1537-1583), British soldier, navigator, explorer. Quoted in The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffics and Discoveries of the English Nation, vol. 3, Richard Hakluyt (1600). said during a storm on his last, fatal voyage back from Newfoundland, Sept. 1583.)
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  • 7.
    To retire to the monastery, or the woods, or the sea, is to escape from the sharp suggestions that spur on ambition.
    (Charles Horton Cooley (1864-1929), U.S. sociologist. Human Nature and the Social Order, ch. 6 (1902).)
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  • 8.
    It's honest, the sea. It makes you face things honestly, doesn't it?
    (Philip Dunne (1908-1992), U.S. screenwriter. Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Mrs. Muir (Gene Tierney), The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, to Capt. Gregg, while they are working on their book (1947). From the novel by R.A. Dick.)
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  • 9.
    There is nothing more enticing, disenchanting, and enslaving than the life at sea.
    (Joseph Conrad (1857-1924), Polish-born British novelist. Lord Jim, ch. 2 (1900).)
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  • 10.
    It's honest, the sea. It makes you face things honestly, doesn't it?
    (Philip Dunne (1908-1992), U.S. screenwriter, and Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Mrs. Muir (Gene Tierney), The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947). To Capt. Gregg, while they are working on their book. From the novel by R.A. Dick.)
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