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    ocean Quotes

    The health of life on Earth depends on its oceans. But unless we save our seas from the growing mounds of pop bottles, cigarette butts and plastic trash, soon there won't be much healthy sea left.
    — Zoe Helene
    tags: health  earth  ocean  healthy 
    A frog in a well cannot conceive of the ocean.
    — Zhuangzi
    tags: ocean  frog 
    You cannot speak of ocean to a well-frog, the creature of a narrower sphere. You cannot speak of ice to a summer insect, the creature of a season.
    — Zhuangzi
    tags: ocean  summer 
    Under the big political umbrella, a man is just like a leaf in the ocean, with no control of his destiny and does not have any choice.
    — Zhang Yimou
    tags: men  choice  control  ocean  political 
    An arc of crisis stretches along the shores of the Indian Ocean, with fragile social and political structures in a region of vital importance to us threatened with fragmentation. The resulting political chaos could well be filled by elements hostile to our values and sympathetic to our adversaries.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    tags: value  ocean  chaos  political 
    One day, when all the continents have been buried in ocean, we'll slowly float past each other in our little boats, hearing our own hearts in each other's chest, and watch each other like stars we don't know are dead.
    — Zachary Schomburg
    tags: heart  past  star  ocean 
    I am the drop that contains the ocean
    — Yunus Emre
    tags: ocean 
    According to Eshin's Essentials of Salvation, the Ten Pleasures are but a drop in the ocean when compared to the joys of the Pure Land.
    — Yukio Mishima
    tags: joy  pleasure  ocean  salvation 
    I love you so much that it feels like the universe will explode, for as long as it takes for the oceans to dry up, so much that I don't care if my soul burns to ashes.
    — Youngjae
    tags: soul  ocean  care  universe 
    Every drop in the ocean counts.
    — Yoko Ono
    tags: ocean 
    Imagine a dolphin dancing in the sky. Let it dance with joy. Think of yourself at the bottom of the ocean watching.
    — Yoko Ono
    tags: joy  ocean  sky  dance  imagine 
    We're all water from different rivers, That's why it's so easy to meet, We're all water in this vast, vast ocean, Someday we'll evaporate together.
    — Yoko Ono
    tags: ocean  water 
    The boats outside the window were always still I wondered if one of them would take me to the ocean.
    — Yoko Ono
    tags: ocean 
    Never lose hope. Stay close to Allah and when you mess up, go back to Him. Never, ever stop going back to Him. Repent often. Cry to Allah. And hold on tight-with your life-to His remembrance and to prayer. If you do this, you may get wet, but insha Allah never drown in this ocean of dunya.
    — Yasmin Mogahed
    tags: ocean  prayer  hope 
    When you fall in love with a work of art, you'd die to meet the artist. I am a student of the galleries of Pacific sunsets, full moon rises on the ocean, the clouds from an airplane, autumn forests in Raleigh, first fallen snows.And I'm dying to meet the artist.
    — Yasmin Mogahed
    tags: work  dying  ocean  die  moon  artist 
    If you allow dunya to own your heart, like the ocean that owns the boat, it will take over. You will sink down to the depths of the sea. You will touch the ocean floor.
    — Yasmin Mogahed
    tags: heart  ocean 
    The Dunya is like the ocean and our heart is like the ship. If a ship allows the water to enter, it will sink. Just like when we allow the Dunya to enter our heart.
    — Yasmin Mogahed
    tags: heart  ocean  water 
    If you seek Him, God can raise you up, and replace the darkness of the ocean, with the light of His Sun.
    — Yasmin Mogahed
    tags: darkness  ocean  god 
    In Soviet times the border was closed so we couldn't get out of the country, and I had been reading Robinson Crusoe. I wanted to see the ocean, I wanted to see boats, I wanted to see black people, because we didn't have that in the Soviet Union. I was all excited by that stuff.
    — Wladimir Klitschko
    tags: time  people  ocean  reading  black 
    Changes in solar activity have influenced what has been called the "conveyor-belt" circulation of the great Atlantic Ocean currents over the past 240 years.
    — Willie Soon
    tags: past  ocean  year 
    The US government is like an ocean liner, not like a speed boat. It's harder to turn around than people might think.
    — Willie Parker
    tags: people  ocean  government 
    The ocean and I have many pebbles To find and wash off and roll into shape.
    — William Stafford
    tags: ocean 
    Even the upper end of the river believes in the ocean.
    — William Stafford
    tags: believe  ocean 
    I also derive a great deal of pleasure from horses and dogs... the ocean... and love.
    — William Shatner
    tags: pleasure  ocean  dog 
    Writing is a vessel...with readers the ocean and authors as its sails.
    — William Petersen
    tags: ocean  writing  author 
    You need boundaries... Even in our material creations, boundaries mark the most beautiful of places, between the ocean and the shore, between the mountains and the plains, where the canyon meets the river.
    — William P. Young
    I like having deadlines... a film release date or a concert premiere date. It channels one's energy into doing often remarkable work that oceans of extra time would probably not improve upon.
    — William P. Perry
    tags: time  work  energy  ocean  film 
    I'm a homebody, as many writers are, and need to be by myself, and I like to be by the Atlantic Ocean.
    — William Monahan
    tags: ocean 
    No man ever sailed over exactly the same route that another sailed over before him; every man who starts on the ocean of life arches his sails to an untried breeze.
    — William Mathews
    tags: men  ocean 
    I think the whole human-induced greenhouse gas thing is a red herring... . I see climate change as due to the ocean circulation pattern. I see this as a major cause of climate change... . These are natural processes. We shouldn't blame them on humans and CO2.
    — William M. Gray
    tags: process  ocean 
    This ocean circulation, a northbound current that sinks and then moves southbound, tends to go through multi-decadal changes.
    — William M. Gray
    tags: ocean 
    God speaks to me not through the thunder and the earthquake, nor through the ocean and the stars, but through the Son of Man, and speaks in a language adapted to my imperfect sight and hearing.
    — William Lyon Phelps
    tags: men  language  star  ocean  god  son 
    Having made the trip from St. Louis to the Pacific Ocean myself going up up up against twenty-five hundred miles of the Missouri River, I can testify that it's one of the most arduous trips that anyone can make on this continent and yet I had a power boat to do it in.
    — William Least Heat-Moon
    tags: power  ocean 
    We know that when we protect our oceans we're protecting our future.
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: future  ocean 
    Some of them profess to be well acquainted with all the principal waters of the Columbia, with which they assured me these waters had no connection short of the ocean.
    — William Henry Ashley
    tags: ocean  water 
    Simultaneously with the establishment of the Constitution, Virginia ceded to the United States her domain, which then extended to the Mississippi, and was even claimed to extend to the Pacific Ocean.
    — William H. Seward
    tags: ocean 
    There are big surfing communities in every country with an ocean coast that I know in Central and South America. Same with Mexico, Bali, and nearly every island nation that gets waves in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. But that's a relatively recent development in most places.
    — William Finnegan
    That make the meadows green; and, poured round all, Old Ocean's gray and melancholy waste,- Are but the solemn decorations all Of the great tomb of man.
    — William C. Bryant
    tags: men  ocean 
    Old ocean's gray and melancholy waste.
    — William C. Bryant
    tags: ocean 
    Our fathers were Englishmen which came over this great ocean, and were ready to perish in this wilderness.
    — William Bradford
    tags: ocean  father 
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