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Ocean Pollution Quotes


"A Drop of the Ocean is still the Ocean." - John Friend

"An ocean refuses no river." - Sheila Chandra

"Ocean is a mighty harmonist." - William Wordsworth

"Carbon dioxide pollution is transforming the chemistry of the ocean, rapidly making the water more acidic. In decades, rising ocean acidity may challenge life on a scale that has not occurred for tens of millions of years. So we confront an urgent choice: to move beyond fossil fuels or to risk turning the ocean into a sea of weeds." - Sigourney Weaver

"The environmental agenda before the Congress includes laws to deal with water pollution, pesticide hazards, ocean dumping, excessive noise, careless land development and many other environmental problems. These problems will not stand still for politics or for partisanship." - Richard M. Nixon

"More than four billion people live within a stone's throw of the ocean, so what happens to it affects them immediately, daily, whether pollution, more frequent storms, or rising sea levels." - Jon Bowermaster

"Most of the damage suffered by the ocean up until now has been caused by local insults - overfishing, pollution, and destruction of habitats. If we tackle these problems now, we buy ourselves time to work on climate change." - Nancy Knowlton

"Everything is connected. There is no such thing as an island, especially in our world, global village, the whole thing. Pollution from way across the ocean circulates in the air." - Alix Kates Shulman

"Trees cause pollution." - Ronald Reagan

"noise is a pollution." - Sylvia Townsend Warner

"Information Overload = "information pollution"" - Jakob Nielsen

"The environment will continue to deteriorate until pollution practices are abandoned." - B F Skinner

"Ive always been drawn to the ocean." - Kenny Chesney

"Protect the ocean and you protect yourself." - Jean-Michel Cousteau

"Hope, that star of life's tremulous ocean." - Paul Moon James

"A desert blessing, an ocean curse." - John Green

"The ocean is made of drops." - Mother Teresa

"Earth, air, and ocean, glorious three." - Robert Montgomery

"Myriad laughter of the ocean waves." - Aeschylus

"I like being by the ocean." - Ellie Goulding

"Ocean in view! O! The Joy!" - William Clark

"The ocean moans over dead men's bones." - Thomas Bailey Aldrich

"I've always been drawn to the ocean." - Kenny Chesney

"I miss the ocean; I miss Fenway." - John King

"Never underestimate the power of the ocean." - Heidi Klum

"The ocean is a mighty harmonist." - William Wordsworth

"The frozen ocean... of Boston life." - Julia Ward Howe

"Our biggest challenges for the ocean and for the planet are problems of perception. People need to understand that species extinctions, habitat destruction, ocean acidification, and pollution are all chipping away at the resilience of the thin layer of life that sustains us on Spaceship Earth." - Edith Widder

"I became interested in ocean issues in the 1980s when I couldn't take my daughters swimming because of pollution at our local beach. Twenty-five years later, I'm a board member of Oceana, the world's largest international organization dedicated to ocean conservation." - Ted Danson

"You are not the drop in the ocean, but the ocean in the drop." - Deepak Chopra

"Time is a great ocean which, like the other ocean, overflows with our remains." - Alphonse De Lamartine

"The ocean is a large drop; a drop is a small ocean." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The ocean does not require that the waves are still to be more ocean-like." - Mooji

"Pollution is an unused resource." - Bill Mollison

"Our planet is warming due to pollution from human activities. And a warming climate increases the likelihood of extreme weather." - Gloria Reuben

"Silence is an ocean. Speech is a river. When the ocean is searching for you, don't walk into the river. Listen to the ocean." - Rumi

"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Economic activity is moving from the Atlantic ocean to the Pacific ocean... Russia has a certain natural advantage because it also borders the Pacific Ocean." - Vladimir Putin

"I do an awful lot of scuba diving. I love to be on the ocean, under the ocean. I live next to the ocean." - James Cameron

"The ocean is the lifeblood of our world. If we were to lose our fish that we appreciate so much by overfishing; or if we were to lose some of our favorite beaches to overbuilding and pollution, then how would we feel? It's become a case of not knowing what you've got until it's gone." - Aaron Peirsol

"Limitless like the ocean are your excellent qualities." - Dalai Lama

"The ocean is an object of no small terror." - Edmund Burke

"There goes a river dragging an ocean behind it." - Rumi

"The ocean has always been a salve to my soul." - Jimmy Buffett

"Your heart is like the ocean, mysterious and dark." - Bob Dylan

"The sheen of ocean gleams on the blue fish-plate." - Mason Cooley

"The aeroplane is tragically unsuited for ocean service." - Hugo Eckener

"If wishes were fishes, the world would be an ocean" - Jim Ross

"Roll on, thou deep and dark blue ocean" - Lord Byron

"Give up the drop and gain the whole ocean." - Swami Satchidananda

"I was very much disappointed in the Atlantic Ocean." - Oscar Wilde

"For quiet times disappear listen to the ocean" - Tupac Shakur

"I was happy anywhere I could see the ocean." - Ai Yazawa

"I am the drop that contains the ocean" - Yunus Emre

"Living submerged at the bottom of an ocean of air." - Evangelista Torricelli

"There are four types of oceans. Passions are the ocean of sins, the self (nafs) is the ocean of lust, death is the ocean of life, and the grave is the ocean of distress" - Umar

"Geniuses are like ocean liners: they should never meet." - Louis Aragon

"Time is like the ocean, always there, always different." - Ogden Nash

"Love is an ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses." - Lord Dewar

"Take your shoes off, purred the ocean waves." - Dr. SunWolf

"In fourteen hundred ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue." - Winifred Sackville Stoner, Jr.

"He who constantly swims in the ocean loves dry land." - Anton Chekhov

"The ocean is worth writing about just as man is." - Ernest Hemingway

" this ocean of hours I'm all the time drinking..." - Bob Dylan

"Health to the ocean means health for us." - Sylvia Earle

"Life is like the ocean, it goes up and down." - Vanessa Paradis

"You're not a wave, you're a part of the ocean." - Mitch Albom

"My favorite place to vacation is anyplace by the ocean." - Nina Arianda

"An ellipsis is a giant ocean of possibilities." - Jami Attenberg

"Infinity is a dark illimitable ocean, without bound." - John Milton

"Being by the ocean is the greatest thing." - Genesis Rodriguez

"Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean." - Ryunosuke Satoro

"I love the woods even more than the ocean." - Steven Tyler

"Every fish in the ocean is in danger." - Paul Watson

"The Arctic is an ocean. The southern pole is a continent surrounded by ocean. The North Pole is an ocean, or northern waters. It's an ocean surrounded by land, basically." - Sylvia Earle

"A woman's heart is a deep ocean of secrets." - Gloria Stuart

"You can never turn your back on the ocean." - Rip Torn

"You are not just the drop in the ocean. You are the mighty ocean in the drop." - Rumi

"An ocean which thinks there is nothing to learn from a lake is not a wise ocean!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"The ocean of the body crashes against the ocean of the heart. Between them is a barrier they cannot cross." - Rumi

"For ocean, whale is a small fish; for wise man, small fish is an ocean! Sun, hides in the candle!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"I couldn't get you to the ocean, but there was nothing stopping me bringing the ocean to you." - Neil Gaiman

"Water - the ocean - is our most natural environment. We are born naked from the miniature ocean of the mother's womb." - Jacques Mayol

"The ocean humbles you. You can go and win a world title, but you're never going to beat the ocean." - Stephanie Gilmore

"It's only a drop in the ocean - but the ocean wouldn't be the same without that drop." - Mother Teresa

"All know that the drop merges into the ocean but few know that the ocean merges into the drop." - Kabir

"Absolute calm is not the law of ocean. And it is the same with the ocean of life." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Cars don't cause pollution, trees do." - Ronald Reagan

"Nature's solution to pollution is dilution." - David Wolfe

"Spread your ear pollution far and wide." - Billy Squier

"We should tax things we don't like. We should tax pollution ... And we should lighten the taxes on things we do like, like honest labor, like food." - Ralph Nader

"Honk if you hate noise pollution." - Anonymous

"If our nation wants to reduce global warming, air pollution and energy instability, we should invest only in the best energy options. Nuclear energy isn't one of them." - Mark Z Jacobson

"How we grow food has enormous effects on the environment - climate change as well as pollution of air, water, and soil." - Marion Nestle

"I rant and rave about noise pollution." - Robert Carlyle

"There are several issues why we are opposed to bauxite mining in Visakhapatnam agency region, like environmental pollution, threat to rivers, and tourism." - Kishore Chandra Deo

"We already have the statistics for the future: the growth percentages of pollution, overpopulation, desertification. The future is already in place." - Gunter Grass

"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

"We have lots of other problems with plastic in our oceans. There are five different big gyres of plastic out in the ocean. There are problems with air pollution around the country that we need to deal with, and around the world. We have a great many problems to overcome, so I work on a lot of different boards trying to help in those important areas." - Ed Begley Jr

"Man is taking over the forests and polluting the oceans, the animal species are threatened. I try to contribute as much as I can. We're really messing up our environment. I try to get people more aware of what's going on so that they can, even in a local way, try to prevent pollution to their lakes and rivers and prevent nuclear dumping in the oceans - it's bad enough that they're doing it in residential areas, but putting it in the ocean! Eventually it's going to pollute our food resources and, if the ocean dies, we're gone." - Olivia Newton-John

"With the realization of God comes all power. If the little wave knew that behind it is the great ocean, it could say, "I am the ocean." You should realize that just behind your consciousness is the Ocean of God." - Paramahansa Yogananda

"Worldly love can be like an ocean, yet an ocean has a bottom. Divine love is like the sky - limitless, infinite. From the bottom of the ocean soar into the vast sky" - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"I didn't grow up in the ocean - as a matter of fact - near the ocean - I grew up in the desert. Therefore, it was a pleasant contrast to see the ocean. And I particularly like it when I'm fishing." - George W Bush

"Beneath the ocean surface, bad things are happening. Increasing CO2 makes ocean water more acid, and that threatens to dissolve the shells of some ocean animals. Ouch, how'd you like to have your shell dissolve?" - Mark Powell

"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

"Visual pollution is more poisonous than any other pollution because it kills the soul." - Friedensreich Hundertwasser

"Through meditation one has to achieve a dreamless sleep with full alertness. Once this happens, the drop falls into the ocean and becomes the ocean." - Rajneesh

"Just as every drop of the ocean carries the taste of the ocean, so does every moment carry the taste of eternity." - Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

"My love, i would like even more; to be an ocean if you are the wave; to be a wave, if you are the ocean." - Nicolas Guillen

"A moss which leaves its ocean becomes pale and dries up and a man which leaves his mother country is a moss which leaves it ocean!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"We all know that sponges grow in the ocean but I wander how much deeper the ocean would be if that wasn't the case." - Anonymous

"Bess had become the ocean, always breaking against the rocks but never staying broken. Her love was the ocean, too, endless and always changing, yet forever the same." - Megan Hart

"Ocean people are very different from land people. The ocean never stops saying and asking into ears, which don't sleep like eyes." - Maxine Hong Kingston

"Whenever I look at the ocean, I always want to talk to people, but when I'm talking to people, I always want to look at the ocean." - Haruki Murakami

"Where is God? Where can I find him?" we ask. We don't realize that's like a fish swimming frantically through the ocean in search OF the ocean" - Ted Dekker

"Some people like being a big fish in a small pond, others a ferocious shark in the ocean, I rather be the ocean. In the end, fish die." - Behdad Sami

"You can't create an ocean with a single drop. But you can create an ocean of suspicion with a single drop of doubt." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"They were or they weren't. On an island or not. An ocean or not an ocean Swallowed them up or it didn't." - Wislawa Szymborska

"What we do is less than a drop in the ocean. But if it were missing, the ocean would lack something." - Mother Teresa

"For true hearts there is no separating ocean; or, rather, God is their ocean, in Whom they meet and are united. They love, they lose themselves in Him." - Theodore Guerin

"Well, when I was a kid, I grew up in San Diego next to the ocean. The ocean was my friend - my best friend." - Robert Ballard

"We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop." - Mother Teresa

"Sponges grow in the ocean. That just kills me. I wonder how much deeper the ocean would be if that didn't happen." - Steven Wright

"I'm looking at a place on the coast, ... I was born next to the ocean and I'd like to live next to the ocean." - Tiger Woods

"Ocean rowing is very much what you make it. Rowing technique is pretty irrelevant on the ocean. It's the psychology that's important." - Roz Savage

"If you think the ocean isn't important, imagine Earth without it. Mars comes to mind. No ocean, no life support system." - Sylvia Earle

"What do you call 500 lawyers lying on the bottom of the Ocean? A good start.." - Danny Devito

"The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul." - Robert Wyland

"Always remember that the ocean delights in feeling your feet in her eternal bath ..." - Robert Wyland

"Into the ocean went a world more fantastic than any imagination could inspire ..." - Robert Wyland

"Government is like a vast ocean and politics is the six-inch layer on top." - Jennifer Pahlka

"Outside is the joy of the drop. Inside is the joy of the ocean." - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

"This item is a mere fleabite in the ocean of our expenditure." - Lord Randolph Churchill

"Such is the fate of simple Bard, On life's rough ocean luckless starr'd" - Robert Burns

"If fishes were wishes the ocean would be all of our desire." - Gertrude Stein

"The quickest way to destroy ocean science is to take human explorers out of the water" - James Cameron

"We live as ripples of energy in the vast ocean of energy." - Deepak Chopra

"One drop of that ocean is Hope, and the rest is fear." - Rumi

"Everybody needs a seashell in her bathroom to remind her the ocean is her home." - Sue Monk Kidd

"We'd been trying to touch the sky from the bottom of the ocean." - Ruta Sepetys

"It was like trying to bail out an ocean of water with a teaspoon." - Jodi Picoult

"Don't wait any longer. Dive in the ocean, Leave and let the sea be you." - Rumi

"One drop of the Lord's mercy is better than an ocean of the world's comfort." - Lysa TerKeurst

"When you were alone in the rising ocean, you grabbed whatever raft passed by." - Paolo Bacigalupi

"How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is clearly Ocean." - Arthur C Clarke

"Towns oftener swamp one than carry one out onto the big ocean of life." - David Herbert Lawrence

"The Unknown is an ocean. What is conscience? The compass of the Unknown." - Joseph Cook

"There's an ocean of music out there and there's absolutely no curation for it." - Jimmy Iovine

"And an ocean can swallow you, even when you can swim." - Bennett Madison

"The visible is only the shoreline of the magnificent ocean of the invisible." - John O'Donohue



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