Quotations About / On: SEA

  • 11.
    Crosswinds quilt the Connecticut River ever so slightly but still the waters flow to the sea.
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 12.
    The sea mirror was framed by lobster traps..until she rose and smashed them
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 13.
    In the sea, each sweet sponge, a zillion strong, singing his own lovesong
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 14.
    Even the river of denial will eventually run into the sea of reality.
    (Life)
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  • 15.
    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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  • 16.
    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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  • 17.
    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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  • 18.
    Virtues lose themselves in self-interest, as rivers in the sea.
    (François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680), French writer, moralist. repr. F.A. Stokes Co., New York (c. 1930). Moral Maxims and Reflections, no. 172 (1665-1678), trans. London (1706).)
  • 19.
    The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave.
    (Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), U.S. president. Letter, October 20, 1820.)
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  • 20.
    A book must be the ax for the frozen sea within us.
    (Franz Kafka (1883-1924), Prague German Jewish author, novelist. Letter to Oskar Pollak, January 27, 1904. Letters to Friends, Family, and Editors, trans. by Richard and Clara Winston, New York, Schocken Books (1977).)
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