20 Ocean Quotes That Stir The Soul

Ocean Quotes

The ocean is a vast body of saltwater that covers a significant portion of the Earth’s surface. It’s divided into several interconnected regions: the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Southern (or Antarctic), and Arctic Oceans. Oceans are home to diverse ecosystems, containing myriad marine species and playing a crucial role in regulating the planet’s climate and weather patterns. They also support various industries, from fishing to shipping, and provide a source of inspiration and recreation for many people.

Ocean Quotes

1. “The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.”
— Jacques Cousteau

2. “The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination, and brings eternal joy to the soul.”
— Wyland

3. “The voice of the sea speaks to the soul.”
— Kate Chopin

4. “I am longing to be with you, and by the sea, where we can talk together freely and build our castles in the air.”
— Bram Stoker

5. “The ocean is a mighty harmonist.”
— William Wordsworth

6. “The sea, the great unifier, is man’s only hope. Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning: we are all in the same boat.”
— Jacques Yves Cousteau

7. “At sea, I learned how little a person needs, not how much.”
— Robin Lee Graham

8. “The ocean has always been a salve to my soul.”
— Jimmy Buffett

9. “The ocean is everything I want to be. Beautiful, mysterious, wild, and free.”
— Unknown

10. “We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch – we are going back from whence we came.”
— John F. Kennedy

11. “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

12. “She loves the serene brutality of the ocean, loves the electric power she felt with each breath of wet, briny air.”
— Holly Black

13. “The heart of man is very much like the sea, it has its storms, it has its tides, and in its depths, it has its pearls too.”
— Vincent van Gogh

14. “The ocean makes me feel really small and it makes me put my whole life into perspective.”
— Beyoncé

15. “The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.”
— Jacques Yves Cousteau

16. “To me, the sea is like a person—like a child that I’ve known a long time. It sounds crazy, I know, but when I swim in the sea, I talk to it. I never feel alone when I’m out there.”
— Gertrude Ederle

17. “You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.”
— Rabindranath Tagore

18. “We know only too well that what we are doing is nothing more than a drop in the ocean. But if the drop were not there, the ocean would be missing something.”
— Mother Teresa

19. “The ocean is a central image. It is the symbolism of a great journey.”
— Enya

20. “The sea is emotion incarnate. It loves, hates, and weeps. It defies all attempts to capture it with words and rejects all shackles.”
— Christopher Paolini