Sunday, July 12, 2009

Beach and Ocean Quotes and a Verse...

Beach and Ocean Quotes and a Verse

"You rule over the surging sea; when its waves mount up, you still them."
- Psalm 89:9

"My life is like a stroll on the beach... as near to the edge as I can go."
- Henry David Thoreau

"Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach: one can collect
only a few, and they are more beautiful if they are few."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
"The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy,
or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach -
waiting for a gift from the sea."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
"When anxious, uneasy and bad thoughts come, I go to the sea,
and the sea drowns them out with its great wide sounds, cleanses
me with its noise and imposes a rhythm upon everything in me
that is bewildered and confused."
- Rainer Maria Rilke

"Don't grow up too quickly, lest you forget how much you love the beach."
- Michelle Held

"It is an interesting biological fact that all of us have in our veins
the exact same percentage of salt in our blood that exists in the ocean,
and therefore, we have salt in our blood, in our sweat, in our tears.
We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea -
whether it is to sail or to watch it - we are going back
from whence we came."
- John F. Kennedy
"The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever."
- Jacques Cousteau

"You're not a wave, you're a part of the ocean."
- Mitch Albom
"Just as the wave cannot exist for itself, but is ever a part of the
heaving surface of the ocean, so must I never live my life for itself,
but always in the experience which is going on around me."
- Albert Schweitzer
"Sponges grow in the ocean. That just kills me. I wonder how
much deeper the ocean would be if that didn't happen."
- Stephen Wright

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