Inspirational Ocean Quotes On Success In Life

These ocean quotes will inspire you. The ocean is the body of saltwater that covers about 71% of the Earth’s surface and contains 97% of the Earth’s water. Another definition is “any of the great bodies of water into which the great ocean is divided”.

Separate names are used to identify five different regions of the ocean: the Pacific (larger) Atlantic, Indian, South (Antarctic), and Arctic (smaller).

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging ocean quotes, ocean sayings, and ocean proverbs.

Best Ocean Quotes

  1. “The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul.” ~ Robert Wyland
  2. “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
  3. “To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me” ~ Isaac Newton
  4. “On life’s vast ocean diversely we sail. Reasons the card, but passion the gale.” ~ Alexander Pope

  5. “And Thou, vast Ocean! on whole awful face Time’s iron feet can print no ruin trace.” ~ Robert Montgomery
  6. “People travel to wonder at the height of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars; and they pass by themselves without wondering.” ~ Saint Augustine
  7. “Consciousness is a vast ocean and thinking is the waves & ripples on the surface of the ocean.” ~ Eckhart Tolle
  8. “We live as ripples of energy in the vast ocean of energy.” ~ Deepak Chopra

  9. “The world is not a solid continent of facts sprinkled by a few lakes of uncertainties, but a vast ocean of uncertainties speckled by a few islands of calibrated and stabilized forms” ~ Bruno Latour
  10. “I know not how I seem to others, but to myself I am but a small child wandering upon the vast shores of knowledge, every now and then finding a small bright pebble to content myself with while the vast ocean of undiscovered truth lay before me.” ~ Isaac Newton
  11. “It is an unfortunate personal tragedy. However, when compared to the vast ocean of the collective tragedy faced by my people, my illness is merely a pebble. I am deeply sad that I am crippled by this illness, unable to contribute anything substantial towards the alleviation of the immense suffering and oppression of my people.” ~ Anton Balasingham
  12. “You are the vanguard of knowledge and consciousness; a new wave in a vast ocean of possibilities.” ~ Jim Carrey

  13. “And Thou, vast Ocean! on whose awful face Time’s iron feet can print no ruin-trace, By breezes lull’d, or by the storm-blasts driv’n, Thy majesty uplifts the mind to heaven.” ~ Robert Montgomery
  14. “In my small way, I preserved and catalogued, and dipped into the vast ocean of learning that awaited, knowing all the time that the life of one man was insufficient for even the smallest part of the wonders that lay within. It is cruel that we are granted the desire to know, but denied the time to do so properly. We all die frustrated; it is the greatest lesson we have to learn.” ~ Iain Pears
  15. “All work of man is as the swimmer’s: a vast ocean threatens to devour him; if he front it not bravely, it will keep its word.” ~ Thomas Carlyle
  16. “I place my intention into the vast ocean of all possibilities and allow the universe to work through me.” ~ Deepak Chopra

  17. “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
  18. “I realized that if I wanted to truly talk about vastness and the sublime and scale and the West – recurrent themes in my overall work – I needed to engage with the vast ocean that is Los Angeles.” ~ Michael Light
  19. “We are ripples of consciousness of the vast ocean of consciousness. If we get agitated and become part of the reactionary and vitriolic behavior sometimes around us, we will only add to the disturbance.” ~ Deepak Chopra
  20. “Government is like a vast ocean and politics is the six-inch layer on top.” ~ Jennifer Pahlka

  21. “the wealthy white western minority of the world could not hope to prosper if most of the rest of mankind were foundering in hopeless poverty. Islands of plenty in a vast ocean of misery never have been a good recipe for commercial success.” ~ Barbara Ward, Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth
  22. “I knew, even as we touched that I had never wanted anything more in all my life. All my crabbed cravings were as a cupful of pond water beside the vast ocean of longing I felt surging through me. My head swam; my eyes blurred. I burned from the inside out as if my blood and bones were consumed with liquid fire.” ~ Stephen R. Lawhead
  23. “I can’t even dial one phone number right away. But you strained your own body to go and see them. I was surprised. The frightened little me had always wondered how to swim through the vast ocean, but you didn’t even want a ship. You wanted wings. I thought you were amazing.” ~ Arina Tanemura
  24. “We have ploughed the vast ocean in a fragile bark.” ~ Ovid

  25. “It is our duty to look to God’s commands, and not to His decrees; to our own duty, and not to His purposes. The decrees of God are a vast ocean, into which many possibly have curiously pried to their own horror and despair; but few or none have ever pried into them to their own profit and satisfaction.” ~ Thomas Boston
  26. “The improved American highway system isolated the American-in-transit. On his speedway he had no contact with the towns which he by-passed. If he stopped for food or gas, he was served no local fare or local fuel, but had one of Howard Johnson’s nationally branded ice cream flavors, and so many gallons of Exxon. This vast ocean of superhighways was nearly as free of culture as the sea traversed by the Mayflower Pilgrims.” ~ Daniel J. Boorstin
  27. “Imagine a vast ocean. Feel that you are part of that ocean. Imagine that each wave in the ocean is slowly moving through you. Feel that each wave is a wave of joy.” ~ Frederick Lenz , Ocean quotes about waves
  28. “One drop of eternity is of greater weight than a vast ocean of finite things.” ~ Karl Barth

  29. “Faced with the immensity of the universe, Job realized that there are limits to man’s rationalizing, that we cannot find where the cloud of sorrow starts, that all our boasted knowledge is but an island in the vast ocean of mystery, and as the island of knowledge grows larger, the shoreline of mystery becomes longer. At the end of his wits, he surrendered in trust to a Higher Wisdom.” ~ Ralph Washington Sockman
  30. “The big man in a small village is the big ship in a small lake! Let him sail to the vast oceans!” ~ Mehmet Murat Ildan
  31. “Frog in a little pond can be much happier than fish in a vast ocean!” ~ Mehmet Murat Ildan

  32. “On life’s vast ocean diversely we sail, Reason the card, but passion is the gale; Nor God alone in the still calm we find, He mounts the storm, and walks upon the wind.” ~ Alexander Pope
  33. “Age should fly concourse, cover in retreat defects of judgment, and the will subdue; walk thoughtful on the silent, solemn shore of that vast ocean it must sail so soon.” ~ Edward Young

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