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I'm from an island, so I've always been near the water. I don't think I could live somewhere far from the sea.

Tags: Far, Water  ✍ Author: Sigrid Agren

Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering.

Tags: Men, Stars  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

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.

Tags: Ocean, Whether  ✍ Author: John F. Kennedy

For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one.

Tags: Death, Life  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave.

Tags: Liberty, Wave  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea.

Tags: Imagination, Land  ✍ Author: Francis Bacon

The sea from Dunkirk to Dover during these days of the evacuation looked like any coastal road in England on a bank holiday. It was solid with shipping.

Tags: Days, Road  ✍ Author: Douglas Bader

I do not yet know why plants come out of the land or float in streams, or creep on rocks or roll from the sea. I am entranced by the mystery of them, and absorbed by their variety and kinds. Everywhere they are visible yet everywhere occult.

Tags: Mystery, Why  ✍ Author: Leonard Bailey

I am really dedicated to understanding the planet/creature on which we live and know that means I must go beneath the sea to see 72 percent of what is going on.

Tags: Means, Percent  ✍ Author: Robert Ballard

It is a quiet and peaceful place - and a fitting place for the remains of this greatest of sea tragedies to rest.

Tags: Greatest, Place  ✍ Author: Robert Ballard

There are more active volcanoes beneath the sea than on land by two orders of magnitude.

Tags: Active, Land  ✍ Author: Robert Ballard

I mean, there is amazing amount of oil and gas and other resources out beneath the sea. It's staggering.

Tags: Amazing, Mean  ✍ Author: Robert Ballard

It's not a huge surprise that there are habitations at the bottom of the Black Sea.

Tags: Black, Surprise  ✍ Author: Robert Ballard

There's a long list of technologies that have now made it possible to carry out very precise search efforts in the deep sea.

Tags: Deep, Possible  ✍ Author: Robert Ballard

New Orleans is 5 feet below sea level, which means that holes dug in the ground immediately fill with water. Coffins were punctured and sunk with weights, which didn't stop them from floating up out of the cemeteries and down the streets of the French Quarter on stormy nights. The solution was to bury people above ground, in what are called vaults.

Tags: Means, Water  ✍ Author: James Cagney

The sea hath fish for every man.

Tags: Fish, Hath  ✍ Author: Richard Owen Cambridge

When the seagulls follow the trawler, it's because they think sardines will be thrown into the sea.

Tags: Follow, Thrown  ✍ Author: Eric Cantona

When the seagulls follow the trawler, it is because they think sardines will be thrown into the sea.

Tags: Follow, Thrown  ✍ Author: Eric Cantona

The sea has neither meaning nor pity.

Tags: Meaning, Nor  ✍ Author: Anton Chekhov

It's mainly the high-end luxury market now that drives much of the fishing in the sea. It's not feeding the starving millions. It's feeding a luxury market.

Tags: Fishing, Market  ✍ Author: Sylvia Earle

Nearly all of the major kinds of life, divisions of life, phyla of animals, occur in the sea. Only about half of them can make it to land or freshwater.

Tags: Half, Life  ✍ Author: Sylvia Earle

Nothing has prepared sharks, squid, krill and other sea creatures for industrial-scale extraction that destroys entire ecosystems while targeting a few species.

Tags: Few, While  ✍ Author: Sylvia Earle

On a sea floor that looks like a sandy mud bottom, that at first glance might appear to be sand and mud, when you look closely and sit there as I do for a while and just wait, all sorts of creatures show themselves, with little heads popping out of the sand. It is a metropolis.

Tags: Show, Wait  ✍ Author: Sylvia Earle

Photosynthetic organisms in the sea yield most of the oxygen in the atmosphere, take up and store vast amounts of carbon dioxide, shape planetary chemistry, and hold the planet steady.

Tags: Chemistry, Hold  ✍ Author: Sylvia Earle

When I first ventured into the Gulf of Mexico in the 1950s, the sea appeared to be a blue infinity too large, too wild to be harmed by anything that people could do.

Tags: Large, Wild  ✍ Author: Sylvia Earle
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With every drop of water you drink, every breath you take, you're connected to the sea. No matter where on Earth you live. Most of the oxygen in the atmosphere is generated by the sea.

Tags: Earth, Matter  ✍ Author: Sylvia Earle

With every drop of water you drink, every breath you take, you're connected to the sea. No matter where on Earth you live.

Tags: Earth, Matter  ✍ Author: Sylvia Earle

I've had the joy of spending thousands of hours under the sea. I wish I could take people along to see what I see, and to know what I know.

Tags: Joy, Wish  ✍ Author: Sylvia Earle

You play a 'lowdown dirty shame slow and lonesome, my mama dead, my papa across the sea I ain't dead but I'm just supposed to be' blues. You can take that same blues, make it uptempo, a shuffle blues, that's what rock n' roll did with it. So blues ain't going nowhere. Ain't goin' nowhere.

Tags: Dead, Rock  ✍ Author: David Edwards

A long sea implies an uniform and steady motion of long and extensive waves; on the contrary, a short sea is when they run irregularly, broken, and interrupted; so as frequently to burst over a vessel's side or quarter.

Tags: Broken, Short  ✍ Author: Giovanni Falcone

Hence a ship is said to head the sea, when her course is opposed to the setting or direction of the surges.

Tags: Her, Said  ✍ Author: Giovanni Falcone

I don't know if you saw the parting of the Red Sea with the chariots on the horses, I did stuff like that.

Tags: Parting, Stuff  ✍ Author: Richard Farnsworth

The sea always offers up incredible stories of survivors' fortitude. Myths of a lot of countries have variations on that.

Tags: Countries, Stories  ✍ Author: Colin Farrell

The idea of having one ensemble do everything is what was on 'Sea Lion' and that's what I tried to make happen for 'Metals,' which is having five people in the room and all of us contributing equally to every arrangement and every song.

Tags: Happen, Idea  ✍ Author: Feist

Naturally enough, I couldn't have foreseen the vast sea change which has come upon that scene as a result of German reunification and associated events.

Tags: Change, Enough  ✍ Author: Brian Ferneyhough

Wine hath drowned more men than the sea.

Tags: Men, Wine  ✍ Author: Thomas Fuller

The most desirable aspects of the Law of the Sea Treaty pertain to navigational rights.

Tags: Law, Rights  ✍ Author: Frank Gaffney

Land is the secure ground of home, the sea is like life, the outside, the unknown.

Tags: Home, Life  ✍ Author: Stephen Gardiner

The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.

Tags: Reason, Storm  ✍ Author: Vincent Van Gogh

Puberty for a girl is like floating down a broadening river into an open sea.

Tags: Girl, Open  ✍ Author: Granville Stanley Hall

A journey by Sea and Land, Five Hundred Miles, is not undertaken without money.

Tags: Money, Travel  ✍ Author: Henry Hallam

If you want to go anywhere in modern war, in the air, on the sea, on the land, you must have command of the air.

Tags: Land, War  ✍ Author: William Halsey

The North Pole will be ice-free during summer in years to come, and that itself will put the Arctic Sea basin on a very high risk of... environmental disasters that might be there.

Tags: High, Put  ✍ Author: Aleqa Hammond

Even Castles made of sand, fall into the sea, eventually.

Tags: Eventually, Fall  ✍ Author: Jimi Hendrix

There is one spectacle grander than the sea, that is the sky; there is one spectacle grander than the sky, that is the interior of the soul.

Tags: Sky, Soul  ✍ Author: Victor Hugo

The mountains, the forest, and the sea, render men savage; they develop the fierce, but yet do not destroy the human.

Tags: Human, Men  ✍ Author: Victor Hugo

Though the terror of the sea gives to none security, in the secret of the shell. Self preserving we may dwell.

Tags: May, Self  ✍ Author: Muhammad Iqbal

A book must be the ax for the frozen sea within us.

Tags: Book, Within  ✍ Author: Franz Kafka

A book should serve as the ax for the frozen sea within us.

Tags: Book, Within  ✍ Author: Franz Kafka

I love the sea.

Tags: Love  ✍ Author: Abdul Kalam

Land and sea, weakness and decline are great separators, but death is the great divorcer for ever.

Tags: Death, Great  ✍ Author: John Keats

All loose things seem to drift down to the sea, and so did I.

Tags: Drift, Seem  ✍ Author: Louis L\'Amour

It seemed that rebellion must have an unassailable base, something guarded not merely from attack, but from the fear of it: such a base as we had in the Red Sea Parts, the desert, or in the minds of the men we converted to our creed.

Tags: Fear, Men  ✍ Author: T. E. Lawrence

Shaw is like a train. One just speaks the words and sits in one's place. But Shakespeare is like bathing in the sea - one swims where one wants.

Tags: Place, Words  ✍ Author: Vivien Leigh

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.

Tags: Lie, Waiting  ✍ Author: Anne Morrow Lindbergh

I feel we are all islands - in a common sea.

Tags: Common, Islands  ✍ Author: Anne Morrow Lindbergh

The loneliness you get by the sea is personal and alive. It doesn't subdue you and make you feel abject. It's stimulating loneliness.

Tags: Loneliness, Personal  ✍ Author: Anne Morrow Lindbergh

There is nothing so desperately monotonous as the sea, and I no longer wonder at the cruelty of pirates.

Tags: Longer, Wonder  ✍ Author: James Russell Lowell

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.

Tags: Learn, Nature  ✍ Author: John Lubbock

My half-suppressed Canadian years, my whole childhood and youth, rose like a corpse from the bottom of the sea to confront me.

Tags: Whole, Youth  ✍ Author: Ross MacDonald

Power? It's like a Dead Sea fruit. When you achieve it, there is nothing there.

Tags: Dead, Power  ✍ Author: Harold MacMillan

The breaking of a wave cannot explain the whole sea.

Tags: Cannot, Whole  ✍ Author: Vladimir Nabokov

I believe that Palestine is an occupied land from the Mediterranean Sea to the Jordan River, and this is the right of the entire Palestinian people, this land.

Tags: Land, Palestine  ✍ Author: Hassan Nasrallah

There is no longer a way out of our present situation except by forging a road toward our objective, violently and by force, over a sea of blood and under a horizon blazing with fire.

Tags: Fire, Road  ✍ Author: Gamal Abdel Nasser

I understand acting and I understand actors. I don't really understand the world of celebrity. That's just bizarre. Those sorts of elements I'm at sea with.

Tags: Acting, Understand  ✍ Author: Sam Neill

My 20s was a sea of worry. I worried about benefit forms, about being thrown out of my flat. I never went on holiday because I thought: 'What if an audition comes up?' I was a nervous wreck.

Tags: Thought, Worry  ✍ Author: David Nicholls

I think the divine is like a huge smile that breaks somewhere in the sea within you, and gradually comes up again.

Tags: Again, Smile  ✍ Author: John O\'Donohue

Our minds are mysterious; our conscious brain is like a ship on a sea that is obscure to us.

Tags: Brain, Minds  ✍ Author: Heather O\'Rourke

I have always had the sea as my playground.

Tags: Playground  ✍ Author: Alexander Dale Oen

To study the phenomena of disease without books is to sail an uncharted sea, while to study books without patients is not to go to sea at all.

Tags: Study, While  ✍ Author: William Osler

He who studies medicine without books sails an uncharted sea, but he who studies medicine without patients does not go to sea at all.

Tags: Books, Studies  ✍ Author: William Osler

The man who has experienced shipwreck shudders even at a calm sea.

Tags: Calm, Shipwreck  ✍ Author: James Otis

And ne'er shall the sons of Columbia be slaves, while the earth bears a plant, or the sea rolls its waves.

Tags: Earth, While  ✍ Author: Robert Treat Paine

Rising sea levels, severe draughts, the melting of the polar caps, the more frequent and devastating natural disasters all raise demand for humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.

Tags: Disaster, Natural  ✍ Author: Leon Panetta

In a still hot morning, the tide went out and didn't come back in. This was not a spectacular event. The sea did not roll up like a scroll, like the sky in Revelations. It quietly withdrew.

Tags: Morning, Sky  ✍ Author: Ruth Park

If we must not act save on a certainty, we ought not to act on religion, for it is not certain. But how many things we do on an uncertainty, sea voyages, battles!

Tags: Act, Religion  ✍ Author: Blaise Pascal

You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don't let yourself indulge in vain wishes.

Tags: Water, Yourself  ✍ Author: Laurence J. Peter

I am really a sea creature. Just a mammal that lost its fins.

Tags: Creature, Lost  ✍ Author: Kathleen Quinlan

Seattle was built out on pilings over the sea, and at high tide the whole city seemed to come afloat like a ship lifting free from a mud berth and swaying in its chains.

Tags: Free, Whole  ✍ Author: Jonathan Raban

The virtues are lost in self-interest as rivers are lost in the sea.

Tags: Lost, Virtues  ✍ Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt

If Russia shuts off central Asia and the Caspian Sea from Europe, the European allies of the United States will be totally dependent on Russian gas and energy.

Tags: Energy, Off  ✍ Author: Raphael Saadiq

The autumn wind is a pirate. Blustering in from sea with a rollicking song he sweeps along swaggering boisterously. His face is weather beaten, he wears a hooded sash with a silver hat about his head... The autumn wind is a Raider, pillaging just for fun.

Tags: Fun, Weather  ✍ Author: Steve Sabol

There are no signposts in the sea.

Tags: Signposts  ✍ Author: Vita Sackville-West

If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.

Tags: Rather, Work  ✍ Author: Antoine de Saint-Exupery

It is always with excitement that I wake up in the morning wondering what my intuition will toss up to me, like gifts from the sea. I work with it and rely on it. It's my partner.

Tags: Morning, Work  ✍ Author: Jonas Salk

The sea speaks a language polite people never repeat. It is a colossal scavenger slang and has no respect.

Tags: Language, Respect  ✍ Author: Carl Sandburg

The novel is not so much a literary genre, but a literary space, like a sea that is filled by many rivers.

Tags: Novel, Space  ✍ Author: Jose Saramago

You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.

Tags: Standing, Water  ✍ Author: Rabindranath Tagore

We have found that morals are not, like bacon, to be cured by hanging; nor, like wine, to be improved by sea voyages; nor, like honey, to be preserved in cells.

Tags: Found, Wine  ✍ Author: Teyana Taylor

Niger is not an isolated island of desperation. It lies within a sea of problems across Africa - particularly the 'forgotten emergencies' in poor countries or regions with little strategic or material appeal.

Tags: Poor, Problems  ✍ Author: Desmond Tutu

Writing criticism is to writing fiction and poetry as hugging the shore is to sailing in the open sea.

Tags: Poetry, Writing  ✍ Author: John Updike

The sea has now changed from it's natural, to river coloured water, the probable consequence of some streams falling into the bay, or into the ocean to the north of it, through the low land.

Tags: Ocean, Water  ✍ Author: George Vancouver

From the sea came a boat with some Israeli commando soldiers who took me by the commando boat to the yacht and put me on the yacht. In the yacht I asked people, who are you. And they said we are Israelis, French and British.

Tags: Put, Said  ✍ Author: Mordechai Vanunu

I was at sea the other day and loads of meat floated past. It was a bit choppy.

Tags: Bit, Past  ✍ Author: Tim Vine

Throughout the ages, stories with certain basic themes have recurred over and over, in widely disparate cultures; emerging like the goddess Venus from the sea of our unconscious.

Tags: Basic, Stories  ✍ Author: Joan D. Vinge

He like a rock in the sea unshaken stands his ground.

Tags: Ground, Rock  ✍ Author: Richard Virenque

As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to God.

Tags: God, Though  ✍ Author: Swami Vivekananda

In civilized life, law floats in a sea of ethics.

Tags: Law, Life  ✍ Author: Earl Warren

I must confess that my imagination refuses to see any sort of submarine doing anything but suffocating its crew and floundering at sea.

Tags: Confess, Crew  ✍ Author: H. G. Wells

About fifteen miles above New Orleans the river goes very slowly. It has broadened out there until it is almost a sea and the water is yellow with the mud of half a continent. Where the sun strikes it, it is golden.

Tags: Sun, Until  ✍ Author: Frank Yerby

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