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Ocean Wave Quotes


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

"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

"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

"A wave in the ocean is a wave, only in so far as it is bound by name and form." - Swami Vivekananda

"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

"Once you jump in the ocean of love there's nothing to be done, just to be enjoyed, every wave of it, every hue of it, every touch of it. That is what one has to learn by reasoning that Sahaja Yoga is nothing but - is love." - Nirmala Srivastava

"You don't understand. You're not a wave. You're part of the ocean." - Morrie Schwartz

"Like a wave on the ocean I will always come right back to you." - Hunter Hayes

"See her gentle sway, a wave on the ocean could never move that way." - Johnny Tillotson

"You can't push a wave onto the shore any faster than the ocean brings it in." - Susan Strasberg

"God is in you as the ocean is in the wave." - Eric Butterworth

"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

"Years! Years, ye shall mix with me! Ye shall grow a part Of the laughing Sea; Of the moaning heart Of the glittered wave Of the sun-gleam's dart In the ocean-grave. Fair, cold, and faithless wert thou, my own! For that I love Thy heart of stone! From the heights above To the depths below, Where dread things move, There is naught can show A life so trustless! Proud be thy crown! Ruthless, like none, save the Sea, alone!" - Voltairine de Cleyre

"Loving another person is not separate from loving God. One is a single wave, the other is the ocean." - Deepak Chopra

"The sun and its light, the ocean and the wave, the singer and his song - not one. Not two." - Anthony De Mello

"Poetry in motion See her gentle sway A wave out on the ocean Could never move that way" - Paul Kaufman

"You are the vanguard of knowledge and consciousness; a new wave in a vast ocean of possibilities." - Jim Carrey

"I love being in the ocean. I love the unpredictability of it- size of wave, animals you see, etc." - Francis Chan

"You and I are all as much continuous with the physical universe as a wave is continuous with the ocean." - Alan Watts

"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

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

"Honor the ocean of love." - George de Benneville

"An ocean refuses no river." - Sheila Chandra

"Wave the flag, wave the Bible, wave your sex or your business degree, whatever you want, just don't wave that thing at me." - Bruce Cockburn

"I'm going to ride the wave." - Tweet

"I am no longer the wave of consciousness thinking itself separated from the sea of cosmic consciousness. I am the ocean of Spirit that has become the wave of human life." - Paramahansa Yogananda

"Your surfing can get better on every turn, on every wave you catch. Learn to read the ocean better. A big part of my success has been wave knowledge." - Kelly Slater

"If the ocean was pure mind and I was a wave, I would be in terror if Itried to distinguish myself fromthe water that produced me.What is a wave without water, and what is a mind without God?" - Hugh Prather

"How do I know who I am or where I am? How could a single wave locate itself in an ocean." - Rumi

"A life on the ocean wave! A home on the rolling deep, Where the scattered waters rave, And the winds their revels keep!" - Epes Sargent

"Just as a wave is a movement of the whole ocean, you are the energy of the cosmos. Don't underestimate your power." - Deepak Chopra

"To judge a man by his weakest link or deed is like judging the power of the ocean by one wave." - Elvis Presley

"You, yourself, are the eternal energy which appears as this Universe. You didn't come into this world; you came out of it. Like a wave from the ocean." - Alan Watts

"You are a function of what the whole universe is doing in the same way that a wave is a function of what the whole ocean is doing." - Alan Watts

"Give up to grace. The ocean takes care of each wave 'til it gets to shore. You need more help than you know." - Rumi

"Michael Jackson was part of that tremendous wave in the ocean of human expression and it happened to be located first and foremost in Gary, Indiana, working class." - Cornel West

"My first encounter with the ocean was on the Jersey Shore when I was three years old and I got knocked over by a wave. The ocean certainly got my attention! It wasn't frightening, it was more exhilarating." - Sylvia Earle

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

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

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

"There is no new wave, only the sea." - Claude Chabrol

"The true creativity comes out of sitting silently. When you are so totally quiet that there is no thought, no wave in the ocean of your being, out of this silence comes a different kind of creativity." - Rajneesh

"Music is going to break the way because music is in a spiritual thing of its own. It's like the waves of the ocean. You can't just cut out the perfect wave and take it home with you." - Jimi Hendrix

"You have come from God, you are a spark of His Glory; you are a wave of that Ocean of Bliss; you will get peace only when you again merge in Him." - Sathya Sai Baba

"SIREN, n. One of several musical prodigies famous for a vain attempt to dissuade Odysseus from a life on the ocean wave. Figuratively, any lady of splendid promise, dissembled purpose and disappointing performance." - Ambrose Bierce

"God is always seeking you. Every sunset. Every clear blue sky. Each ocean wave. The starry hosts of night. He blankets each new day with the invitation, "I am here."" - Louie Giglio

"For dear is the Emerald Isle of the ocean, Whose daughters are fair as the foam of the wave, Whose sons unaccustom'd to rebel commotion, Tho' joyous, are sober - tho' peaceful, are brave." - Horace Smith

"God is always seeking you. Every sunset. Every clear blue sky. Each ocean wave. The starry hosts of night. He blankets each new day with the invitation, 'I am here.'" - Louie Giglio

"To lave in the wave, Majestic and chilly, Tomorrow I crave; But today it is silly. It is pleasant to look at the ocean; Tomorrow, perhaps, I shall swim in it." - Ogden Nash

"Surely, surely, slumber is more sweet than toil, the shore Than labour in the deep mid-ocean, wind and wave and oar; O, rest ye, brother mariners, we will not wander more." - Alfred Tennyson

"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

"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

"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

"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

"I am humility, nothing more and nothing less. I am one blade of grass in a sea of grass. I am one wave in an endless ocean of waves. I am one glowing star in a galaxy of stars." - Frederick Lenz

"If salt ocean is the Great Mother from whom all life has sprung, fresh water is the Nurse entrusted to nourish life within her wanderings and around her wave-lapped margins." - Henry Williamson

"I do like the ocean wave, actually. I'm born under the sign of Cancer - the sign of the crab - so I like coastal areas and sunny beaches and such - although not the wide-open and deep seas." - Anjelica Huston

"The eternal principle, which never was born, never will die: it is in all things: it is in you now. You are the wave on the face of the ocean. When the wave is gone, is the water gone? Has anything happened? Nothing has happened. It is a play, a game, a dance." - Joseph Campbell

"This all-pervading divine power of love is the ocean of knowledge, is the ocean of bliss and compassion, but above all it is the ocean of forgiveness." - Nirmala Srivastava

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

"I saw also that there was an ocean of darkness and death, but an infinite ocean of light and love, which flowed over the ocean of darkness." - George Fox

"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

"Strictly speaking, "you" cannot become enlightened, because who you take yourself to be is like a ripple in the ocean of consciousness - or a little wave if you're a VIP - and the ripple doesn't become enlightened until it realizes that its ripple-identity is ultimately a misperception, that it is the ocean taking on a fleeting ripple-form." - Eckhart Tolle

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

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

"Ocean waters..oceans deep..Serious poets never sleep." - Sally-Ann Roberts

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

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

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

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

"One drop of truth can outweigh an ocean of lies" - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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

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

"Mother Mother Ocean, I have heard your call." - Jimmy Buffett

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

"What is any ocean but a multitude of drops?" - David Mitchell

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

"I could never swim in the ocean after seeing Jaws." - Michael Fassbender

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

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

"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

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

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

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

"No doubt there is a Scandinavian wave. I guess everybody is just surfing their wave until it breaks and hoping it won't be too soon." - Tobias Lindholm

"Wave after wave of love flooded the stage and washed over me, the beginning of the one great durable romance of my life." - Bette Davis

"No rock so hard but that a little wave may beat admission in a thousand years." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"When I play on my fiddle in Dooney Folk dance like a wave on the sea." - William Butler Yeats

"This crime wave ends when Donald Trump becomes president. Believe me." - Donald Trump

"However, I don't doubt that a wave of immigration will come to Poland." - Aleksander Kwasniewski

"Wind is a floating wave of air, whose undulation continually varies." - Vitruvius

"The fortunate one uses the instrument of deep meditation and probes deep into his heart. Then the waves of love gain the depth of the ocean, and the ocean of love flows and fills the heart and thrills every particle of being. Every wave of life then flows in the fullness of love, in the fullness of divine glory, in the fullness of grace, in bliss and peace." - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

"When we let our mind relax, a moment will come when we rest without thoughts. This stable state is like an ocean without waves. Within this stability a thought arises. This thought is like a wave which forms on the surface of the ocean. When we leave this thought alone, do nothing with it, not "seizing" it, it subsides by itself into the mind where it came from." - Bokar Rinpoche

"It's the fact that your body and your personality are not God. God is you. But you can't say you are God just as the ocean is all the waves, but you can't say one wave is the ocean. And so you manifest God in a way that you don't understand. Man himself is the image of God, but he doesn't see that image in himself. And you need to meditate, and there will come your answer, not looking in the mirror." - Goswami Kriyananda

"I think when tragic things happen it is on surface. It is like the ocean. One the surface a waves and sometimes the wave is very serious and strong. But it comes and goes, comes and goes, and underneath, the ocean always remains calm. Tibetans have a saying: "If bad news comes to you listen here" (points to the right ear) "and let it our here" (points to the left ear)." - Dalai Lama

"Our lives are waves that come up out of the ocean of eternity, break upon the beach of earth, and lapse back to the ocean of eternity. Some are sunlit, some run in storm and rain; one is a quiet ripple, another is a thunderous breaker; and once in many centuries comes a great tidal wave that sweeps over a continent; but all go back to the sea and lie equally level there." - Austin O'Malley

"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

"He reached out and pushed some hair behind her ears. The gesture was tender, but it hit her with an unexpected force, like when you're in the ocean and a wave hits you. It's so soft and coll that it surprised you that it has such strength." - Sarah Addison Allen

"Surfing is very special and unique. It's really hard to explain unless you've tried it. It's being out in the ocean in the sun, the water on your skin, and the adrenalin rush when you catch a wave. You have to be creative so it's like an art form in a way." - Bethany Hamilton

"Sssh says the ocean Sssh says the small wave at the shore sssh not so violent, not so proud, not so remarkable. Sssh says the surf crowding around the outcrops, washing the shore. Sssh, they say to people, this is our Earth, our eternity." - Rolf Jacobsen

"What you do is what the whole universe is doing at the place you call the here and now. You are something the whole universe is doing in the same way that the wave is something that the whole ocean is doing. The real you is not a puppet which life pushes around. The real deep-down you is the whole universe." - Alan Watts

"There is so much coldness because we do not dare to be as cordial as we are Just as the wave cannot exist for itself but must always participate in the swell of the ocean so we can never experience our lives by ourselves but must always share the experiencing of life that takes place all around us." - Albert Schweitzer

"Bad things are like waves. They're going to happen to you, and there's nothing you can do about it. They're part of life, like waves are a part of the ocean. If you're standing on the shoreline, you don't know when the waves are coming. But they'll come. You gotta make sure you get back to the surface, after every wave. That's all." - Lisa Scottoline

"Authenticity is an alignment between your beliefs, your desires and your choices in the world. Desires that are in alignment with core beliefs generate powerful actions. Like a wave that draws from the depths of the ocean, actions connected to your authentic self are more likely to manifest your intentions." - David Simon

"A life on the ocean wave! A home on the rolling deep, Where the scattered waters rave, And the winds their revels keep! Like an eagle caged I pine On this dull unchanging shore: Oh give me the flashing brine, The spray and the tempest's roar!" - Epes Sargent

"Alone I walked on the ocean strand, A pearly shell was in my hand; I stooped, and wrote upon the sand My name, the year, the day. As onward from the sport I passed, One lingering look behind I cast, A wave came rolling high and fast, And washed my lines away." - Hannah Flagg Gould

"But I have sinuous shells of pearly hue Within, and they that lustre have imbibed In the sun's palace-porch, where when unyoked chariot-wheel stands midway in the wave: Shake one, and it awakens; then apply Its polisht lips to your attentive ear, And it remembers its august abodes, And murmurs as the ocean murmurs there." - Walter Savage Landor

"Now I know that our world is no more permanent than a wave rising on the ocean. Whatever our struggles and triumphs, however we may suffer them, all too soon they bleed into a wash, just like watery ink on paper." - Arthur Golden

"Erie, and Ontario, and Huron, and Superior, and Michigan possess an ocean-like expansiveness, with many of the ocean's noblest traits... they are swept by Borean and dismasting blasts as direful as any that lash the salted wave; they know what shipwrecks are, for out of sight of land, however inland, they have drowned full many a midnight ship with all its shrieking crew." - Herman Melville

"Alone I walked on the ocean strand, A pearly shell was in my hand; I stooped, and wrote upon the sand My name, the year, the day. As onward from the sport I passed, One lingering look behind I cast, A wave came rolling high and fast, And washed my lines away." - Hannah Flagg Gould

"You have to think of your career the way you look at the ocean, deciding which wave you're gonna take and which waves you're not gonna take. Some of the waves are going to be big, some are gonna be small, sometimes the sea is going to be calm. Your career is not going to be one steady march upward to glory." - Alan Arkin

"Everything we do, even the slightest thing we do, can have a ripple effect and repercussions that emanate. If you throw a pebble into the water on one side of the ocean, it can create a tidal wave on the other side." - Victor Webster

"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

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

"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

"I've always lived by the ocean, and I always will. There's nothing like taking a walk and being able to smell the ocean breeze." - Matthew Underwood

"Sure I wave the American flag. Do you know a better flag to wave? Sure I love my country with all her faults. I'm not ashamed of that, never have been, never will be." - John Wayne

"Heir follows heir, as wave succeeds to wave." - Horace

"I can do this thing called the 'eyebrow wave,' where I can move my eyebrows in a...wave-ular motion, whatever you call it. I feel like all the teen magazines have sucked me dry of my cool talents." - Victoria Justice

"Thus woe succeeds a woe, as wave a wave." - Robert Herrick

"You know what else I've learnt? That it's all right not to ride the crest of the wave. Every time a wave comes along I retreat, and I haven't come to any harm yet." - Jennifer Ehle

"If you saw a heat wave, would you wave back?" - Steven Wright

"As in nature, all is ebb and tide, all is wave motion, so it seems that in all branches of industry, alternating currents - electric wave motion - will have the sway." - Nikola Tesla

"I can train a monkey to wave an American flag. That does not make the monkey patriotic." - Scott Ritter

"In this new wave of technology, you can't do it all yourself, you have to form alliances." - Carlos Slim

"Interferometry, like surfing, is a search for the perfect wave. But physicists don't have to paddle around and wait." - Ken Goldberg

"Let the wave of memory, the storm of desire, the fire of emotion pass through without affecting your equanimity." - Sathya Sai Baba

"Yoga is mind wave quieting." - Patanjali

"I don't think we can rule out a wave, I think a Democratic takeover is possible but not probable." - Christopher Michael Cillizza

"There's definitely a wave of Brits doing great work on American television, and I wouldn't mind being one of them!" - Rob Jamescollier

"Oh yeah, that was the thing to do at that time. This was before the new wave of bebop started." - Martin Denny

"I trip over my legs all the time. I'll wave to somebody, look up, and end up eating pavement." - Maggie Grace

"I don't design clothes for the Queen, but for the people who wave at her as she goes by." - Willi Smith

"You might as well try and dam Niagara Falls with toothpicks as to stop the reform wave sweeping our land." - Billy Sunday

"Life is a wave, which in no two consecutive moments of its existence is composed of the same particles." - John Tyndall

"I was really into what is called "minimal synth" - music made strictly on analog synths, and also cold wave, basically a more synth-based version of European post-punk, at that point. So, I decided my own show Minimal Wave was a good way to combine the minimal electronics aspect with the "wave," where guitars come into play." - Veronica Vasicka

"Don't try to describe the ocean if you've never seen it." - Jimmy Buffett

"If you could stop reflecting, immediately you establish yourself in the ocean of peace." - Nirmala Srivastava

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

"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

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

"God's LOVE is Like an Ocean; You can See its Beginning, but not its end." - Rick Warren

"Sometimes you feel like a very small drop in this huge ocean." - Emeli Sande

"Everybody's got creativity. Dive within to the ocean of infinite creativity." - David Lynch

"I wonder if the ocean smells different on the other side of the world." - J.A. Redmerski

"May your joys be as deep as the ocean, your sorrows as light as its foam." - Anonymous

"A drop in the ocean has no fear of a hurricane." - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn



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