Stressed out? Landlocked? or in immense need of sand. Here’re 100+ Sea Lover Quotes to fill your lungs with pure air, salt and some inspiration.

    I recommend, when the going gets tough, to read some really good quotes from smart people about the sea because if you don’t already live beside a really inspirational body of water (most people don’t), this is as good as it’s going to get.

    History has produced many great thinkers who have reflected on nature in order to calm down. Water, in its grandest form—the sea— especially, is a natural wonder with endless horizons. It can offer us that much needed (sometimes sweet, sometimes salty) perspective when we are stressed-out down to our toes.

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    Personally, I’ve always been a bit obsessed with the sea! As a kid, I desperately wanted to be a mermaid… and I’m not sure that has really changed. There’s something so therapeutic and magical about the ocean, whether swimming or diving in it, sailing on it, or resting on the beach next to it and thats the reason behind compiling these 100+ Sea lover quotes for sea lovers.

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    100+ Sea lover Quotes for People who love Sea

    1. “The sea is an underwater museum still awaiting its visitors.” – Phillip Diole
    2. “To me, the sea is a continual miracle; The fishes that swim–the rocks–the motion of the waves–the ships, with men in them, What stranger miracles are there?” – Walt Whitman
    3. “Would you learn the secret of the sea? Only those who brave its dangers, comprehend its mystery!” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    4. “That the sea is one of the most beautiful and magnificent sights in Nature, all admit.” – John Joly
    5. “The sea always filled her with longing, though for what she was never sure.” – Cornelia Funke
    6. “At night, when the sky is full of stars and the sea is still you get the wonderful sensation that you are floating in space.” – Natalie Wood
    7. “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
    8. “The sea! the sea! the open sea! The blue, the fresh, the ever free!” – Bryan W. Procter
    9. “The sea is a desert of waves, A wilderness of water.” – Langston Hughes
    10. “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
    11. “The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea.” – Karen Blixen
    12. “The sound and smell of the sea cleanses my soul.”
    13. “See the line where the sky meets the sea? It calls me. And no one knows, how far it goes.” – Disney’s Moana
    14. “With every drop of water you drink, every breath you take, you’re connected to the sea. No matter where on Earth you live.” – Sylvia Earle
    15. “My soul is full of longing for the secrets of the sea, and the heart of the great ocean sends a thrilling pulse through me.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    16. “I wanted freedom, open air and adventure. I found it on the sea.” – Alain Gerbeault
    17. “The sea does not like to be restrained.” – Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief
    18. “And the sea will grant each man new hope, as sleep brings dreams of home.” – Larry Ferguson
    19. “For whatever we lose (like a you or a me), it’s always our self we find in the sea.” – E. E. Cummings
    20. “The sea possesses a power over one’s moods that has the effect of a will. The sea can hypnotize. Nature in general can do so.” – Henrik Ibsen
    21. “There’s nothing wrong with enjoying looking at the surface of the ocean itself, except that when you finally see what goes on underwater, you realize that you’ve been missing the whole point of the ocean. Staying on the surface all the time is like going to the circus and staring at the outside of the tent.” – Dave Barry
    22. “How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is clearly Ocean.” – Arthur C. Clarke
    23. “Dear ocean, thank you for making us feel tiny, humble, inspired, and salty …all at once.”
    24. “A pool just isn’t the same as the ocean. It has no energy. No life.” – Linda Gerber
    25. “Take me to the ocean. Let me sail the open sea. To breathe the warm and salty air and dream of things to be.” – Erica Billups
    26. “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
    27. “Limitless and immortal, the waters are the beginning and end of all things on earth.” – Heinrich Zimmer
    28. “I must be a mermaid. I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living.” – Anais Nin
    29. “The ocean makes me feel really small and it makes me put my whole life into perspective.” – Beyoncé Knowles
    30. “The ocean has always been a salve to my soul…the best thing for a cut or abrasion was to go swimming in salt water. Later down the road of life, I made the discovery that salt water was also good for the mental abrasions one inevitably acquires on land.” – Jimmy Buffet
    31. “The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain, the sound of wind in a primeval wood, and the sound of outer ocean on a beach.” – Henry Beston
    32. “Every time I slip into the ocean, it’s like going home.” – Sylvia Earle
    33. “The ocean is a mighty harmonist.” – William Wordsworth
    34. “In the beginning, there was only ocean.” – Disney’s Moana
    35. “The waves of the sea help me get back to me.” – Jill Davis
    36. “Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
    37. “In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.” -Kahlil Gibran
    38. “Eternity begins and ends with the ocean’s tides.”
    39. “The ocean is everything I want to be. Beautiful, mysterious, wild and free.”
    40. “Smell the sea and feel the sky. Let your soul and spirit fly.” – Van Morrison
    41. “Our memories of the ocean will linger on, long after our footprints in the sand are gone.”
    42. “The oceans roar is music to the soul.”
    43. “A sailor is an artist whose medium is the wind.” – Webb Chiles
    44. “Follow the river and you will find the sea.” – French Proverb
    45. “Life is a sea of vibrant color. Jump in.” – A.D. Posey
    46. “All I need is a good dose of vitamin sea.”
    47. Seas the day.”
    48. “Long time, no sea.”
    49. Sea la vie!”
    50. “If there’s a will there’s a wave.”
    51. Sea you soon!”
    52. “I’m a true oceanholic.”
    53. “Go with the flow.”
    54. “I need to be seahabilitated.”
    55. “Happier than a seagull with a French fry.”
    56. “I was mermaid for this sea-sun.“
    57. “I whale always love you.”
    58. “Wild and free, just like the sea.”
    59. “Life is simple: just add water.”
    60. “We dream in colors borrowed from the sea.”
    61. “Let the sea set you free.”
    62. “Me and the ocean: Love at first sight.”
    63. “High tides. Good vibes.”
    64. “You, me and the sea.”
    65. “We got no troubles, life is the bubbles, under the sea.” – The Little Mermaid, “Under the Sea”
    66. “Thalassophile (n) A lover of the sea, someone who loves the sea/ocean.”
    67. “Advice from the Ocean: Be shore of yourself. Come out of your shell. Take time to coast. Avoid pier pressure. Sea life’s beauty. Don’t get so tide down on work that you miss out on life’s beautiful waves.”
    68. “Friends, sun, sand and sea. That sounds like a summer to me.”
    69. “I am happy anywhere I can see the ocean.”
    70. “The ocean is my happy place.”
    71. “If you’re lucky enough to live by the sea, you’re lucky enough.”
    72. “The edge of the sea is a strange and beautiful place.” – Rachel Carson
    73. “In still moments by the sea life seems large-drawn and simple. It is there we can see into ourselves.” – Rolf Edberg
    74. “Those who live by the sea can hardly form a single thought of which the sea would not be part.” –  Hermann Broch
    75. “Because there’s nothing more beautiful than the way the ocean refuses to stop kissing the shoreline, no matter how many times it’s sent away.” – Sarah Kay
    76. “Nothing soothes the soul like a day by the ocean!”
    77. “There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more.” – Lord Byron
    78. “If everyone could just live near the ocean, I think we’d all be happier. It’s hard to be down about anything knee-deep in the sand.” – Crystal Woods
    79. “The calming movement of the sea along with the restless ocean breeze gently caresses me creating a soothing trance which lulls me to a place of peace.” – M. L. Borges, By The Sea
    80. “We are like islands in the sea, separate on the surface but connected in the deep.” – William James
    81. “You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.”
    82. “A smooth sea never made a skilful sailor.”
    83. “Ideals are like the stars: we never reach them, but like the mariners of the sea, we chart our course by them.” – Carl Schurz
    84. “We must free ourselves of the hope that the sea will ever rest. We must learn to sail in high winds.” – Aristotle Onassis
    85. “The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. … Patience, patience, patience, is what the sea teaches. Patience and faith. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach – waiting for a gift from the sea.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    86. “Let the waves carry you where the light cannot.” – Mohit Kaushik
    87. “There must be something strangely sacred in salt. It is in our tears and in the sea.” – Khalil Gibran
    88. “They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea.” – Francis Bacon
    89. “The sea lives in every one of us.” – Robert Wyland
    90. “I feel we are all islands – in a common sea.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    91. “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
    92. “All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea is not full.” – King Solomon
    93. “Life is like the ocean, it goes up and down.” – Vanessa Paradis
    94. “You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” – Mahatma Gandhi
    95. “We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.” – Mother Teresa
    96. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
    97. “It makes you feel small, but not in a bad way.  Small because you realize you’re part of something bigger.” – Lauren Myracle
    98. “Things aren’t always as they appear on the surface.”
    99. “Water always goes where it wants to go, and nothing, in the end, can stand against it. Water is patient. Dripping water wears away a stone.” – Margaret Atwood
    100. “Dream higher than the sky and deeper than the ocean.”
    101. “You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.”
    102. “In the waves of change, we find our direction.” 

    For many of us, it’s love at first sight when we see the sea. I know it captured my heart long ago. It’s incredible diversity never ceases to amaze me and I could spend hours lost in its technicolour world below the surface.

    I hope that these sea quotes provided some inspiration to fill your lungs with salty air 🙂


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