65 Wave Quotes On Success In Life

These wave quotes will inspire you. Wave to motion with the hands or with something held in them in signal or salute or a long body of water curling into an arched form and breaking on the shore.

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

Best Wave Quotes

  1. “Waves are inspiring not because they rise and fail, but because each time they fall. They never fail to rise again.” ~ Josh Billings
  2. “Life comes at us in waves. We can’t predict or control those waves, but we can learn to surf” ~ Dan Millman
  3. “Listen to the sound of waves within you.” ~ Rumi
  4. “I found myself in a sea in which the waves of joy and sorrow were clashing against each other.” ~ Naguib Mahfouz

  5. “You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  6. “A wave is never found alone, but is mingled with as many other waves as there are uneven places in the object where the said wave is produced.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci
  7. “Love was like the waves in the sea, gentle and good sometimes, rough and terrible at others, but that it was endless and stronger than the sky and earth and everything in between.” ~ Veronica Rossi
  8. “To judge a man by his weakest link or deed is like judging the power of the ocean by one wave.” ~ Elvis Presley

  9. “The breaking of a wave cannot explain the whole sea.” ~ Vladimir Nabokov
  10. “The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea.” ~ Isak Dinesen
  11. “Now this is very profound, what rhythm is, and goes far deeper than words. A sight, an emotion, creates this wave in the mind, long before it makes words to fit it.” ~ Virginia Woolf
  12. “You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island of opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land; there is no other life but this.” ~ Henry David Thoreau , Wave quotes about life
  13. “You’re not a wave, you’re a part of the ocean.” ~ Mitch Albom

  14. “Be like the cliff against which the waves continually break; but it stands firm and tames the fury of the water around it.” ~ Marcus Aurelius
  15. “You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” ~ Jon Kabat-Zinn
  16. “Let the world be as it is and learn to rock with the waves.” ~ Joseph Campbell
  17. “But where, after all, would be the poetry of the sea were there no wild waves?” ~ Joshua Slocum

  18. “Waves are not measured in feet or inches, they are measured in increments of fear.” ~ Buzzy Trent
  19. “find your eternity in each moment” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  20. “Neither can the wave that has passed by be recalled, nor the hour which has passed return again.” ~ Ovid
  21. “Just like a sunbeam can’t separate itself from the sun, and a wave can’t separate itself from the ocean, we can’t separate ourselves from one another. We are all part of a vast sea of love, one indivisible divine mind.” ~ Marianne Williamson , Ocean wave quotes
  22. “It’s just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.” ~ Muhammad Ali

  23. “Being creative on the waves is challenging, but we each create art in our own way.” ~ Bethany Hamilton
  24. “In a mind clear as still water, even the waves, breaking, are reflecting its light.” ~ Dogen
  25. “Just as the wave cannot exist for itself, but is ever a part of the heaving surface of the ocean, so must I never live my life for itself, but always in the experience which is going on around me.” ~ Albert Schweitzer
  26. “The secret of success is to be in harmony with existence, to be always calm to let each wave of life wash us a little farther up the shore.” ~ Cyril Connolly
  27. “The wave does not need to die to become water. She is already water.” ~ Nhat Hanh

  28. “Once more upon the waters! yet once more!
    And the waves bound beneath me as a steed
    That knows his rider.” ~ Lord Byron
  29. “Ancient Hawaiians say: When you’re itching for the waves, the only lotion is the ocean.” ~ Josip Broz Tito
  30. “Just as the ocean has waves or the sun has rays, so the minds’s own radiance is its thoughts and emotions.” ~ Sogyal Rinpoche
  31. “Sit in reverie and watch the changing color of the waves that break upon the idle seashore of the mind.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  32. “Can ye fathom the ocean, dark and deep, where the mighty waves and the grandeur sweep?” ~ Fanny Crosby
  33. “It’s a wonderful metaphor, catching a wave, for how you can look at other challenges in your life.” ~ Jeff Bridges
  34. “You don’t understand. You’re not a wave. You’re part of the ocean.” ~ Morrie Schwartz
  35. “Focus your intention on your dreams, you can wave magic when you set your heart and mind to it” ~ Miranda Kerr

  36. “The tide rises, the tide falls, The twilight darkens, the curlew calls; The little waves, with their soft, white hands, Efface the footprints in the sands, And the tide rises, the tide falls.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  37. “Love is a wave flowing in the direction of bliss for all living things. It will carry you if you allow it to flow through you.” ~ Marianne Williamson , Wave quotes about love
  38. “We write our names in the sand: and then the waves roll in and wash them away.” ~ Augustus
  39. “And the winds and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.” ~ Edward Gibbon

  40. “Emotions are like waves. Watch them disappear in the distance on the vast calm ocean.” ~ Ram Dass
  41. “Wherever waves can roll, and winds can blow.” ~ Charles Churchill
  42. “In the morning there was a big wind blowing and the waves were running high up on the beach and he was awake a long time before he remembered that his heart was broken.” ~ Ernest Hemingway
  43. “The storms come and go, the waves crash overhead, the big fish eat the little fish, and I keep on paddling. (Varys)” ~ George R. R. Martin

  44. “When you do dance, I wish you a wave o’ the sea, that you might ever do nothing but that.” ~ William Shakespeare
  45. “Waves, once they land on the beach, are not reversible.” ~ Grace Paley
  46. “Only those who row the boat make waves” ~ Christina Dodd
  47. “The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

  48. “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
  49. “It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no sense; it would be without meaning, as if you described a Beethoven symphony as a variation of wave pressure.” ~ Albert Einstein
  50. “It would be an endless battle if it were all up to ego
    because it does not destroy and is not destroyed by itself
    It is like a wave
    it makes itself up, it rushes forward getting nowhere really
    it crashes, withdraws and makes itself up again
    pulls itself together with pride
    towers with pride
    rushes forward into imaginary conquest
    crashes in frustration
    withdraws with remorse and repentance
    pulls itself together with new resolution” ~ Agnes Martin
  51. “I wish that we did have a magic wand which we could wave and hey presto! Magic! Unfortunately, life is not like that.” ~ Desmond Tutu

  52. “I don’t follow waves or trends or emotions.” ~ will.i.am
  53. “If you saw a heat wave, would you wave back?” ~ Steven Wright
  54. “At the beginning of meditation training thoughts will arrive one on top of another, uninterrupted, like a steep mountain waterfall. Gradually, as you perfect meditation, thoughts become like the water in a deep, narrow gorge, then a great river slowly winding its way down to the sea; finally the mind becomes like a still and placid ocean, ruffled by only the occasional ripple or wave.” ~ Sogyal Rinpoche
  55. “I spin on the circle of wave upon wave of the sea.” ~ Pablo Neruda

  56. “Be like the rocky headland on which the waves constantly break. It stands firm, and round it the seething waters are laid to rest.” ~ Marcus Aurelius
  57. “Emotional discomfort, when accepted, rises, crests and falls in a series of waves. Each wave washes a part of us away and deposits treasures we never imagined. Out goes naivete, in comes wisdom; out goes anger, in comes discernment; out goes despair, in comes kindness. No one would call it easy, but the rhythm of emotional pain that we learn to tolerate is natural, constructive and expansive… The pain leaves you healthier than it found you.” ~ Martha Beck
  58. “Waves are toys from God.” ~ Clay Marzo
  59. “The waves do keep coming, so learn to surf.” ~ Jack Kornfield

  60. “I see nothing. We may sink and settle on the waves. The sea will drum in my ears. The white petals will be darkened with sea water. They will float for a moment and then sink. Rolling over the waves will shoulder me under. Everything falls in a tremendous shower, dissolving me.” ~ Virginia Woolf
  61. “The wave is the same as the ocean, though it is not the whole ocean. So each wave of creation is a part of the eternal Ocean of Spirit. The Ocean can exist without the waves, but the waves cannot exist without the Ocean.” ~ Paramahansa Yogananda
  62. “We can speak without voice to the trees and the clouds and the waves of the sea. Without words they respond through the rustling of leaves and the moving of clouds and the murmuring of the sea.” ~ Paul Tillich
  63. “Loving another person is not separate from loving God. One is a single wave, the other is the ocean.” ~ Deepak Chopra

  64. “Surfing soothes me, it’s always been a kind of Zen experience for me. The ocean is so magnificent, peaceful, and awesome. The rest of the world disappears for me when I’m on a wave.” ~ Paul Walker
  65. “Physics has found no straight lines. Instead, the physical universe consists of only waves undulating back and forth allowing for corrections and balance.” ~ R. Buckminster Fuller

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