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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. (Quote by - John Lubbock)

And ne'er shall the sons of Columbia be slaves, while the earth bears a plant, or the sea rolls its waves. (Quote by - Robert Treat Paine)

The sea is everything. It covers seven tenths of the terrestrial globe. Its breath is pure and healthy. It is an immense desert, where man is never lonely, for he feels life stirring on all sides. (Quote by - Jules Verne)

It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top. (Quote by - Hunter S. Thompson)

God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform. He plants his footsteps in the sea, and rides upon the storm. (Quote by - William Cowper)

And when the day arrives I'll become the sky and I'll become the sea and the sea will come to kiss me for I am going home. Nothing can stop me now. (Quote by - Trent Reznor)

But the revolutions and changes which are responsible for the present state of the earth are not limited to the upsetting of the ancient strata and to the ebbing of the sea after the formations of new layers. (Quote by - George Cuvier)

On the 17th of May, the Delos put out to sea. I was immediately affected with sea-sickness, which, however, lasted but a short time. I remained on deck constantly, forcing myself to exercise. (Quote by - John James Audubon)

A lot of people attack the sea, I make love to it. (Quote by - Jacques Yves Cousteau)

The Mediterranean has the color of mackerel, changeable I mean. You don't always know if it is green or violet, you can't even say it's blue, because the next moment the changing reflection has taken on a tint of rose or gray. (Quote by - Vincent Van Gogh)

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. (Quote by - William Taylor)

It gave me a moment of exquisite satisfaction to find myself moving away from civilisation in this rude canvas canoe of a model that has served primitive races since men first went to sea. (Quote by - John Millington Synge)

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. (Quote by - Douglas Bader)

The novel is not so much a literary genre, but a literary space, like a sea that is filled by many rivers. (Quote by - Jose Saramago)

There is one knows not what sweet mystery about this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath. (Quote by - Herman Melville)

Our task force put to sea in early January 1942, to attack the Japanese in the Marshall and Gilbert islands, but the mission was called off on the eve of the attack. (Quote by - Jack Adams)

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. (Quote by - Victor Hugo)

We live on an island surrounded by a sea of ignorance. As our island of knowledge grows, so does the shore of our ignorance. (Quote by - John Archibald Wheeler)

The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea. (Quote by - Isak Dinesen)

All things on earth point home in old October; sailors to sea, travellers to walls and fences, hunters to field and hollow and the long voice of the hounds, the lover to the love he has forsaken. (Quote by - Thomas Wolfe)

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. (Quote by - Henrik Ibsen)

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. (Quote by - Gamal Abdel Nasser)

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. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

There are millions of ways for people to die, if you number each vital organ, each ways it can fail, all the poisons from the earth and the sea which can cause these failures. (Quote by - Steven Brust)

The naturalists of our own time hold equal faith in the wonders of the sea, but seek therein rather for the links of nature's chain than for apparent exceptions. (Quote by - Edward Forbes)


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