65 Seagull Quotes On Success In Life

These Seagull quotes will inspire you. Seagull, a bird that lives near the sea and has short legs, long wings, and white and grey feathers or a popular name for a gull.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging Seagull quotes, Seagull sayings, and Seagull proverbs.

Best Seagull Quotes

  1. “As I watched the seagulls, I thought, That’s the road to take; find the absolute rhythm and follow it with absolute trust.” ~ Nikos Kazantzakis
  2. “When you are alone, bless the solitude; when you are with someone, bless the togetherness! Think of the seagull: It flies alone happily; it flies with another happily too! Solitude is a food; togetherness is a food; man needs both and he must be happy with both!” ~ Mehmet Murat Ildan
  3. “He was not bone and feather but a perfect idea of freedom and flight, limited by nothing at all” ~ Richard Bach
  4. “You do not ask a tame seagull why it needs to disappear from time to time toward the open sea. It goes, that’s all.” ~ Bernard Moitessier

  5. “Now I’m livin’ out here on the beach, but those seagulls are still out of reach.” ~ Neil Young , Seagull quotes beach
  6. “When the seagulls follow the trawler, it is because they think sardines will be thrown into the sea.” ~ Eric Cantona
  7. “Don’t believe what your eyes are telling you. All they show is limitation. Look with your understanding, find out what you already know, and you’ll see the way to fly.” ~ Richard Bach
  8. “The gull sees farthest who flies highest” ~ Richard Bach

  9. “Overcome space, and all we have left is Here. Overcome time, and all we have left is Now.” ~ Richard Bach
  10. “Jonathan Livingston Seagull . . . was no ordinary bird. Most gulls don’t bother
    to learn more than the simplest facts of flight how to get from shore to food and back again. For most gulls, it is not flying that matters, but eating. For this
    gull, though, it was not eating that mattered, but flight. More than anything else,
    Jonathan Livingston Seagull loved to fly.” ~ Richard Bach
  11. “You have the freedom to be yourself, your true self, here and now, and nothing can stand in your way”.” ~ Richard Bach
  12. “Seagulls . . . slim yachts of the element.” ~ Robinson Jeffers

  13. “To fly as fast as thought, to anywhere that is, you must begin by knowing that you have already arrived.” ~ Richard Bach
  14. “When it blows here, even the seagulls walk.” ~ Nick Faldo
  15. “For most gulls it was not flying that matters, but eating. For this gull, though, it was not eating that mattered, but flight.” ~ Richard Bach
  16. “I saw a seagull hanging out by a lake, but I said, “Don’t worry, Dude. I won’t say anything.”” ~ Mitch Hedberg

  17. “Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself.” ~ Richard Bach
  18. “The legends lie cradled in the seagulls call, and the promise they made are ground beneath the sadist’s fall.” ~ Jethro Tull
  19. “The only true law is that which leads to freedom.” ~ Richard Bach
  20. “A seagull manager is one who periodically flies into the area, makes a lot of noise, dumps on the people, maybe eats their lunch, and flies away.” ~ James Hunter

  21. “Most gulls don’t bother to learn more than the simplest facts of flight – how to get from shore to food and back again” ~ Richard Bach
  22. “Eagles are seagulls with a good hairdo.” ~ Douglas Coupland
  23. “If you love someone set them free. If they come back, set them on fire.” ~ George Carlin
  24. “You don’t love hatred and evil, of course. You have to practice and see the real gull, the good in every one of them, and to help them see it in themselves. That’s what I mean by love.” ~ Richard Bach

  25. “Birds are so much wiser than we! A robin builds a nest for robins. A seagull builds a nest for seagulls. They don’t copy each other – or build themselves nests as described in The Birds’ Decorating Magazine.” ~ Dorothy Draper
  26. “The conversation between Fletcher and Jonathan Livingston Seagull is centered on why some have achieved more than others . . . are they divine . . . ahead of their times . . . Fletcher says, Well, this kind of flying has always been here to be learned by anybody who wanted to discover it; that’s got nothing to do with time. We’re ahead of the fashion, maybe. Ahead of the way most gulls fly. Poor Fletch. Don’t you believe what your eyes are telling you? All they show is limitations. Look with your understanding, find out what you already know, and you’ll see the way to fly.” ~ Richard Bach
  27. “Every person, all the events of your life are there because you have drawn them there. What you choose to do with them is up to you.” ~ Richard Bach
  28. “You are always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or a different past.” ~ Richard Bach

  29. “Jonathan Seagull discovered that boredom and fear and anger are the reasons that a gull’s life is so short, and with those gone from his thought, he lived a long fine life indeed.” ~ Richard Bach
  30. “The castle of Cair Paravel on its little hill towered up above them; before them were the sands, with rocks and little pools of salt water, and seaweed, and the smell of the sea and long miles of bluish-green waves breaking for ever and ever on the beach. And oh, the cry of the seagulls! Have you ever heard it? Can you remember?” ~ C. S. Lewis
  31. “The isolation spins its mysterious cocoon, focusing the mind on one place, one time, one rhythm – the turning of the light. The island knows no other human voices, no other footprints. On the Offshore Lights you can live any story you want to tell yourself, and no one will say you’re wrong: not the seagulls, not the prisms, not the wind.” ~ M. L. Stedman
  32. “The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life.” ~ Richard Bach

  33. “Don’t be dismayed by good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends.” ~ Richard Bach
  34. “I’m the seagull. No, that’s not it. I’m an actress. That’s it.” ~ Anton Chekhov
  35. “You will begin to touch heaven, Jonathan, in the moment that you touch perfect speed. And that isn’t flying a thousand miles an hour, or a million, or flying at the speed of light. Because any number is a limit, and perfection doesn’t have limits. Perfect speed, my son, is being there.” ~ Richard Bach
  36. “Every problem has a gift for you in its hands.” ~ Richard Bach

  37. “Your whole body, from wingtip to wingtip,” Jonathan would say, other times, “is nothing more than your thought itself, in a form you can see. Break the chains of your thought, and you break the chains of your body, too.” ~ Richard Bach
  38. “If your happiness depends on what somebody else does, I guess you do have a problem.” ~ Richard Bach
  39. “Science is a seagull, it knows the sky; it is a squirrel, it knows the forest; it is a mole, it knows the underground; it is a dolphin, it knows the ocean! Science is a multi-talented creature!” ~ Mehmet Murat Ildan
  40. “You can’t understand it until you experience the simple joy of the first time your son points at a seagull and says ‘Duck!'” ~ Russell Crowe

  41. “Do you remember you shot a seagull? A man came by chance, saw it and destroyed it, just to pass the time.” ~ Anton Chekhov
  42. “A movie I must have seen 10 times is ‘Jonathan Livingston Seagull.’ It’s an old movie, but still such a beautiful message. If I had only one film I could take on my computer on a desert island, I would take ‘Jonathan Livingston Seagull.'” ~ Bertrand Piccard
  43. “If I were to command a general to turn into a seagull, and if the general did not obey, that would not be the general’s fault. It would be mine.” ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  44. “A moment later Jonathan’s body wavered in the air, shimmering, and began to go transparent. “Don’t let them spread silly rumors about me, or make me a god. O.K., Fletch? I’m a seagull. I like to fly, maybe…” ~ Richard Bach

  45. “How those fires burned that are no longer, how the weather worsened, how the shadow of the seagull vanished without a trace. Was it the end of a season, the end of a life? Was it so long ago it seems it might never have been? What is it in us that lives in the past and longs for the future, or lives in the future and longs for the past? (from “No Words Can Describe It”)” ~ Mark Strand
  46. “It was a great mistake, my being born a man, I would have been much more successful as a seagull or a fish. As it is, I will always be a stranger who never feels at home, who does not really want and is not really wanted, who can never belong, who must be a little in love with death!” ~ Eugene O’Neill , Seagull quotes love
  47. “Instead of our drab slogging forth and back to the fishing boats, there’s reason to live! We can lift ourselves out of ignorance, we can find ourselves as creatures of excellence and intelligence and skill. We can learn to be free! we can learn to fly!” ~ Richard Bach
  48. “Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer, dead at 53. Over Barcelona today, the famed reindeer was hit by a flock of seagulls and a 747. Eyewitnesses report, that the reindeer in Spain was hit mainly by the plane.” ~ Colin Mochrie

  49. “Your friends will know you better in the first minute you meet than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years.” ~ Richard Bach
  50. “Idea for a short story. The shore of a lake, a young girl who’s spent her whole life beside it, a girl like you She loves the lake the way a seagull does, and she’s happy and free as a seagull. Then a man comes along, sees her, and ruins her life because he has nothing better to do. Destroys her like this seagull here.” ~ Anton Chekhov
  51. “One day people will touch and talk perhaps easily, and loving be natural as breathing and warm as sunlight, and people will untie themselves, as string is unknotted, unfold and yawn and stretch and spread their fingers, unfurl, uncurl like seaweed returned to the sea, and work will be simple and swift as a seagull flying, and play will be casual and quiet as a seagull settling, and the clocks will stop, and no one will wonder or care or notice, and people will smile without reason, even in winter, even in the rain.” ~ A. S. J. Tessimond
  52. “One school is finished, and the time has come for another to begin.” ~ Richard Bach

  53. “We can lift ourselves out of ignorance, we can find ourselves as creatures of excellence and intelligence and skill.” ~ Richard Bach
  54. “It’s hard enough to go through puberty. Everyone’s embarassed about their youth, but if just happens that the ’80s were particularly disgusting. Flock of Seagulls is not cool.” ~ Alyssa Milano
  55. “Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they’re yours.” ~ Richard Bach
  56. “That is the Wasp, yes. But it was captured by Black Stache, and he’s coming for this ship now.” “And how do you know that?” asked Slank. “Did a seagull tell you?” This brought chuckles from the crew. Something like that, thought Peter.” ~ Dave Barry

  57. “If you love someone, set them free.” ~ Sting
  58. “My agent in London told me, after Never Let Me Go, because I loved doing that so much, “If you’re on a lucky streak and you’re doing well, you should only take a part, if you can’t bear the idea of anyone else doing it.” That’s been the case since then, with Drive and Shame and the play (The Seagull), and the stuff that’s going on, like Gatsby. I would have been devastated, if I hadn’t gotten those jobs.” ~ Carey Mulligan
  59. “Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you’re alive, it isn’t.” ~ Richard Bach
  60. “Can miles truly separate you from friends… If you want to be with someone you love, aren’t you already there?” ~ Richard Bach

  61. “The Hopi Indians of Arizona believe that our daily rituals and prayers literally keep this world spinning on its axis. For me, feeding the seagulls is one of those everyday prayers.” ~ Brenda Peterson
  62. “We walked on the beach, fed blue corn ships to the seagulls, and munched on blue jelly beans, blue saltwater taffy and all the other free samples my mom brought home from work. I guess I should explain the blue food. See, Gabe had once told my mom there was no such thing. They had this fight, which seemed like a really small thing at the time. But ever since, my mom went out of her way to eat blue. She baked blue birthday cakes. She mixed blueberry smoothies. She bought blue-corn tortilla chips and brought home blue candy from the shop.” ~ Rick Riordan
  63. “We choose our next world through what we learn in this one. Learn nothing, and the next world is the same as this one, all the same limitations and lead weights to overcome.” ~ Richard Bach

  64. “If our friendship depends on things like space and time, then when we finally overcome space and time, we’ve destroyed our own brotherhood! But overcome space, and all we have left is Here. Overcome time, and all we have left is Now. And in the middle of Here and Now, don’t you think that we might see each other once or twice?” ~ Richard Bach
  65. “Love can smack you like a seagull, and pour all over your feet like junk mail.” ~ Daniel Handler

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