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Sea Quotes


These are some of the best 'Sea' quotations and sayings.

Break, break, break, On thy cold gray stones, O sea! And I would that my tongue could utter The thoughts that arise in me.

He that will learn to pray, let him go to Sea.

I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky, And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by.

Mystery of waters, never slumbering sea! impassioned orator, with lips sublime, whose waves are arguments to prove a God.

Praise the sea, but keep on land.

Praise the sea; on shore remain.

Roll on, thou deep and dark blue ocean - roll, ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain; man marks the earth with ruin - his control stops with the shore; upon the watery plain the wrecks are all thy deed, nor doth remain a shadow of man's ravage, save his own, when, for a moment like a drop of rain, he sinks into thy depths with bubbling groan, without a grave, unknell'd, un-coffin'd, and unknown.

Surely oak and threefold brass surrounded his heart who first trusted a frail vessel to the merciless ocean.

The ocean's surfy, slow, deep, mellow voice is full of mystery and awe, moaning over the dead it holds in its bosom, or lulling them to unbroken slumbers in the chambers of its vasty depths.

The sea has been called deceitful and treacherous, but there lies in this trait only the character of a great natural power, which renews its strength, and, without reference to joy or sorrow, follows eternal laws which are imposed by a higher power.

The sea hath no king but God alone.

There is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar.

Thou glorious mirror, where the Almighty's form glasses itself in tempests: in all time, calm or convulsed - in breeze, or gale, or storm, icing the pole, or in the torrid clime dark-heaving; - boundless, endless, and sublime - the image of eternity - the throne of the invisible; even from out thy slime the monsters of the deep are made; each zone obeys thee; thou goest forth, dread, fathomless, alone.

Whoever commands the sea, commands the trade, whoever commands the trade of the world, commands the riches of the world, and consequently the world itself.