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The Sea Quotes


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

A poor woman from Manchester, on being taken to the seaside, is said to have expressed her delight on seeing for the first time something of which there was enough for everybody.

Being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned.

I have observed, on board a steamer, how men and women easily give way to their instinct for flirtation, because water has the power of washing away our sense of responsibility, and those who on land resemble the oak in their firmness behave like floating seaweed when on the sea.

I liked to sail alone. The sea was the same as a girl to me - I did not want anyone else along.

Love the sea? I dote upon it - from the beach.

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.

The ocean and I have many pebbles To find and wash off and roll into shape.

The only cure for seasickness is to sit on the shady side of an old church in the country.

The sea - this truth must be confessed - has no generosity. No display of manly qualities - courage, hardihood, endurance, faithfulness - has ever been known to touch its irresponsible consciousness of power.

The sea hath no king but God alone.

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.

There's never an end for the sea.