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Seashore Quotes

"I could never stay long enough on the shore; the tang of the untainted, fresh, and free sea air was like a cool, quieting thought."

— Helen Keller, Writer

"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. Poet

"The waves of the sea help me get back to me."

— Jill Davis, Writer

"A beach is not only a sweep of sand, but shells of sea creatures, the sea glass, the seaweed, the incongruous objects washed up by the ocean."

— Henry Grunwald, Journalist

Waves Hitting a Sandy Beach

"Every time we walk along a beach some ancient urge disturbs us so that we find ourselves shedding shoes and garments or scavenging among seaweed and whitened timbers like the homesick refugees of a long war."

— Loren Eiseley, Writer

"Limitless and immortal, the waters are the beginning and end of all things on earth."

— Heinrich Zimmer, Historian

"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, Writer

Waves Hitting a Rocky Seashore

"Waves are the voices of tides. Tides are life."

— Tamora Pierce, Writer

"At the beach, life is different. Time doesn’t move hour to hour but mood to moment. We live by the currents, plan by the tides, and follow the sun."

— Sandy Gingras, Writer

"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, Poet

Sunset on a Sandy Beach

"The voice of the sea speaks to the soul. The touch of the sea is sensuous, enfolding the body in its soft, close embrace."

— Kate Chopin, Writer

"I love the sea's sounds and the way it reflects the sky. The colors that shimmer across its surface are unbelievable. This, combined with the color of the water over white sand, surprises me every time."

— John Dyer, Poet

"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, First Woman to Swim the English Channel

"I pray to be like the ocean, with soft currents, maybe waves at times. More and more, I want the consistency rather than the highs and the lows."

— Drew Barrymore, Actress