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Pacific Ocean Quotes


"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

"My gratitude to him is as boundless as the Pacific ocean." - Yann Martel

"The jolt that Tony Blair received 35,000ft above the Pacific Ocean was not normal turbulence." - Tony Blair

"To the west, the Pacific Ocean, which revulses me, for its vastness cannot be fitted into any box." - Joyce Carol Oates

"It's a little place on the Pacific Ocean. You know what the Mexicans say about the Pacific? They say it has no memory. That's where I want to live the rest of my life. A warm place with no memory." - Stephen King

"It is important to remember that the Pacific Ocean covers a quarter of the world's surface and that each Pacific country has its own cultural, historical and ethnic identity." - Jenny Shipley

"Apollo 13, as you may remember, gave us a reactor that is bubbling away right now somewhere in the Pacific. It's supposed to be bubbling away on the moon, but it's in the Pacific Ocean instead." - David R Brower

"The vast Pacific ocean would always remain the islanders' great solace, escape and nourishment, the amniotic fluid that would keep them hedonistic and aloof, guarded, gentle and mysterious." - Francine du Plessix Gray

"Trying to figure out God is like trying to catch a fish in the Pacific Ocean with an inch of dental floss." - Matt Chandler

"Mickey is a secret journal chained closed with a padlock, slammed inside a vault and dropped into the middle of the Pacific Ocean." - Noel Fisher

"Of course the Japanese and Peruvian fish are different, but it's the same Pacific Ocean. They are different, but I know fish." - Nobu Matsuhisa

"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

"Ocean is a mighty harmonist." - William Wordsworth

"The vast Pacific Ocean has ample space for China and the United States. We welcome a constructive role by the United States in promoting peace, stability and prosperity in the region. We also hope that the United States will fully respect and accommodate the major interests and legitimate concerns of Asia-Pacific countries." - Xi Jinping

"In Hawaii, the environment is fabulous. In Malibu, the people are fabulous. Our family unity is tight, and we have the Pacific Ocean outside our door in both places, so there is consistency." - Laird Hamilton

"That long (Canadian) frontier from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean, guarded only by neighbourly respect and honourable obligations, as an example to every country and a pattern for the future of the world." - Winston Churchill

"From the city of angels off the Pacific Ocean. Good morning, good evening, wherever you may be, across the nation, around the world. I'm George Noory. Welcome to America's most listened-to late night talk show, Coast to Coast AM." - George Noory

"Nobility is a river that sets with a constant and undeviating current directly into the great Pacific Ocean of time; but, unlike all other rivers, it is more grand at its source than at its termination." - Charles Caleb Colton

"We spend a lot of time playing defence against bad things. So, in the US, one of the focusses has been this huge Keystone Pipeline project, another has been the coal ports on the Pacific Ocean." - Bill Mckibben

"The expedition of Messrs. Lewis & Clarke for exploring the river Missouri, & the best communication from that to the Pacific ocean, has had all the success which could have been expected." - Thomas Jefferson

"Simultaneously with the establishment of the Constitution, Virginia ceded to the United States her domain, which then extended to the Mississippi, and was even claimed to extend to the Pacific Ocean." - William H Seward

"Nobility is a river that sets with a constant and undeviating current, directly into the great Pacific Ocean of Time; but, unlike all other rivers, it is more grand at its source, than at its termination." - Charles Caleb Colton

"Civilized men arrived in the Pacific, armed with alcohol, syphilis, trousers, and the Bible." - Havelock Ellis

"I've just got a new house in Pacific Palisades. It's really cute." - Claire Forlani

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

"The Atlantic Ocean was something then." - John Guare

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

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

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

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

"Myriad laughter of the ocean waves." - Aeschylus

"We swim in an ocean of feedback." - Sheila Heen

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

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

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

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

"Every drop in the ocean counts." - Yoko Ono

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

"Here we go mother on the shipless ocean. Pity us, pity the ocean, here we go." - Anne Carson

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

"You don't have to touch the ocean for the ocean to touch you" - Sylvia Earle

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

"Donald Trump has been rejecting the idea of trade agreements like NAFTA, like the Trans-Pacific Partnership." - Audie Cornish

"I was against it [Trans-Pacific Partnership] once , it was finally negotiated and the terms were laid out." - Hillary Clinton

"I'm against Trans-Pacific Partnership now. I'll be against it after the election. I'll be against it when I'm president." - Hillary Clinton

"I ended up in the Army Air Corps in the Pacific, operating out of Ayuka field in Hawaii." - Louis Zamperini

"Documentaries are the first line of education, and the second line of education is dramatization, such as 'The Pacific'." - Steven Spielberg

"'South Pacific' has a definite heaviness that people don't realize. It's got a seriousness and a message." - Kelli Ohara

"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

"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 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

"What worries me, especially, is that public opinion over here is patting itself on the back every morning and thanking God for theAtlantic Ocean (and the Pacific Ocean). We greatly underestimate the serious implications to our own future.... Things move with such terrific speed these days, that it is really essential to us to think in broader terms and, in effect, to warn the American people that they, too, should think of possible ultimate results in Europe and the Far East." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"I wish I could tell you about the South Pacific. The way it actually was. The endless ocean. The infinite specks of coral we called islands. Coconut palms nodding gracefully toward the ocean. Reefs upon which waves broke into spray, and inner lagoons, lovely beyond description. I wish I could tell you about the sweating jungle, the full moon rising behind the volcanoes, and the waiting. The waiting. The timeless, repetitive waiting." - James A Michener

"The number one issue that Ocean Mysteries has opened my eyes to is, no matter where you are, whether you're on a beach in Hawaii, you're diving in the Pacific, you're in a remote archipelago, or you're in the middle of nowhere - I am blown away and sobered and crushed, emotionally crushed, by the amount of marine debris, of garbage, that is now in our ocean." - Jeff Corwin

"Go to the east shore of any of the Hawaiian Islands, and that's a pretty big lesson on how much plastic is ending up in the ocean. Basically, the Hawaiian Islands act as a filter out in the middle of the Pacific." - Jack Johnson

"It is easier to sail many thousand miles through cold and storm and cannibals, ina government ship, with five hundred men and boys to assist one, than it is to explore the private sea, the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean of one's being alone." - Henry David Thoreau

"The metaphor is so obvious. Easter Island isolated in the Pacific Ocean - once the island got into trouble, there was no way they could get free. There was no other people from whom they could get help. In the same way that we on Planet Earth, if we ruin our own [world], we won't be able to get help." - Jared Diamond

"When you fall in love with a work of art, you"d die to meet the artist. I am a student of the galleries of Pacific sunsets, full moon rises on the ocean, the clouds from an airplane, autumn forests in Raleigh, first fallen snows. And I'm dying to meet the artist." - Yasmin Mogahed

"The Internet was done so well that most people think of it as a natural resource like the Pacific Ocean, rather than something that was man-made. When was the last time a technology with a scale like that was so error-free? The Web, in comparison, is a joke. The Web was done by amateurs." - Alan Kay

"Having made the trip from St. Louis to the Pacific Ocean myself going up up up against twenty-five hundred miles of the Missouri River, I can testify that it's one of the most arduous trips that anyone can make on this continent and yet I had a power boat to do it in." - William Least Heat-Moon

"When you fall in love with a work of art, you'd die to meet the artist. I am a student of the galleries of Pacific sunsets, full moon rises on the ocean, the clouds from an airplane, autumn forests in Raleigh, first fallen snows. And I'm dying to meet the artist." - Yasmin Mogahed

"Millions upon millions of years ago, when the continents were already formed and the principal features of the earth had been decided, there existed, then as now, one aspect of the world that dwarfed all other ... a mighty ocean, resting uneasily to the east of the largest continent, a restless ever-changing, gigantic body of water that would later be described as Pacific." - James A Michener

"If a person who lives in God becomes miserable, what is the use of living in God? What is the use of such a God? Throw such a God overboard into the Pacific Ocean. We do not want such a God!" - Swami Vivekananda

"Taika [Waititi] came up... We kind of had and we sort of named this girl Moana, named after the ocean. And we had a very, a visual outline of the story. And we heard about Taika from people in the South Pacific that we talked to." - Ron Clements

"Mortal City was really influenced by geography. [The song] "The Ocean" is the Pacific Northwest. Southern California and New York also figure into songs, and Iowa. "February" is very much about New England. "Mortal City" is Philadelphia. The whole album is this anthropomorphized landscape where the metaphors live in this geography." - Dar Williams

"There are big surfing communities in every country with an ocean coast that I know in Central and South America. Same with Mexico, Bali, and nearly every island nation that gets waves in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. But that's a relatively recent development in most places." - William Finnegan

"My early childhood was spent living by the Pacific Ocean. I carry with me something imprinted by that wide, limitless horizon, which I learned connected us to different people and cultures, including my own family's origins in the Arab World and Northern Europe. I understood early that my world was only a small part of a much larger one. That captivated me." - Queen Noor of Jordan

"Tiger Woods is kidnapped by rival golfers, sedated, handcuffed, placed in a straitjacket, wrapped in chains, and locked inside a trunk, which is then weighted with concrete blocks and dropped into the deepest part of the Pacific Ocean. He easily wins the PGA Championship." - Dave Barry

"There's no one here in America swimming the Pacific Ocean - or the Atlantic, or the Caribbean - to leave this place. The reason why is because of the freedom. Freedom for a man to mark out his own destiny. It's not, 'Hey, you have so much." - Luke Scott

"Having made the trip from St. Louis to the Pacific Ocean myself going up up up against twenty-five hundred miles of the Missouri River, I can testify that it's one of the most arduous trips that anyone can make on this continent and yet I had a power boat to do it in." - William Least Heatmoon

"I wonder what it's like to be from a state that is spread across a few islands way out in the Pacific Ocean, only added to the United States in 1959. Not only that but to be the birthplace of America's first black president? Pretty cool, I bet." - Henry Rollins

"Idleness is the grand Pacific Ocean of life, and in that stagnant abyss the most salutary things produce no good, the most noxious no evil. Vice, indeed, abstractedly considered, may be, and often is engendered in idleness; but the moment it becomes efficiently vice, it must quit its cradle and cease to be idle." - Charles Caleb Colton

"The '7500' is with Leslie Bibb. It's a big ensemble with a lot of really good people. I play the pilot of the 747 that something happens on as it crosses the Pacific. It's going to do what 'Jaws' did to the ocean. Not make people want to get on!" - Johnathon Schaech

"There's no one here in America swimming the Pacific Ocean - or the Atlantic, or the Caribbean - to leave this place. The reason why is because of the freedom. Freedom for a man to mark out his own destiny. It's not, 'Hey, you have so much.'" - Luke Scott

"Most of the Amazon basin is as flat as a pancake and laced with extravagantly meandering waterways. One school of thought holds that more than 145 million years ago, when Africa and South America were joined, the Amazon's main stem was connected to the Niger River and actually flowed in the opposite direction, toward the Pacific Ocean." - Alex Shoumatoff

"It's the nature of the mind to drift away. The mind is like the Pacific Ocean, it waves. And mindfulness has been shown to drop underneath the waves. If you drop underneath the agitation in the mind, into your breath deep enough calmness, gentle undulations." - Jon Kabat-Zinn

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

"A frog in a well cannot conceive of the ocean." - Zhuangzi

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

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

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

"The melancholiness of the ocean; the melancholiness of everything else." - Jaden Smith

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

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

"You're an island of reality in an ocean of diarrhea." - Jason Mraz

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

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

"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

"If grace is an ocean, we're all sinking." - John Mark McMillan

"Time is an ocean, but it ends at the shore." - Bob Dylan

"Islands are gregarious animals, they decorate the ocean in conveys." - Stella Benson

"Superstition is a quality that seems indigenous to the ocean." - James F Cooper

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

"There is an ocean of creativity within every human being." - David Lynch

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

"The entire ocean is affected by a single pebble." - Blaise Pascal

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

"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

"Swells, Marina? we ocean, depths, Marina? we sky!" - Rainer Maria Rilke

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

"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

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

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

"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

"And I'll stand on the ocean until I start sinking." - Bob Dylan

"You are not just the drop in the ocean. You are the mighty ocean in the drop." - 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 wonder how many tears the ocean has swallowed, how much of the ocean is actually made of tears." - Anna Banks

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

"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

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

"Consciousness is a vast ocean and thinking is the waves & ripples on the surface of the ocean." - Eckhart Tolle

"Hillary Clinton wants to approve the Trans-Pacific Partnership; that deal will be a disaster for North Carolina, for every state. Your state." - Donald Trump

"I have to think that somewhere on some little island in the Pacific, there's someone's who's great, but I'm probably never going to hear him." - Ry Cooder

"Wherever we go, across the Pacific or Atlantic, we meet, not similarity so much as 'the bizarre'. Things astonish us, when we travel, that surprise nobody else." - Mary Ritter Beard

"I am such a Pacific Northwest girl." - Kristin Hannah

"If we know anything about man, it's that he's not pacific. The temptation to butcher anyone considered undesirable seems to be a common temptation, not always resisted." - Larry Mcmurtry

"I'm from Oakland and San Francisco, so I feel like the Pacific Northwest starts there and goes north - so, it's home to me." - Colin Trevorrow

"The food in Sydney is an Asian Pacific cuisine. It's eclectic but above all it's fresh, inventive and creative and that's what I love about it." - Baz Luhrmann

"L.A. as a geographical entity is very much a mixture of surf, desert, and the mountains, earthquakes and urban sprawl. Within an hour of driving, you can be out into the desert. I like that very much about living on the edge of a continent, conceptually is an interesting place to be. You're at this kind of juncture of a tectonic plate. The idea that the Pacific Ocean is right behind us, on a macro scale, is an interesting place to be." - Michael C. McMillen

"The fact that we're all hyphenating our names suggests that we are afraid of being assimilated. I was talking on the BBC recently, and this woman introduced me as being "in favor of assimilation." I said, "I'm not in favor of assimilation." I am no more in favor of assimilation than I am in favor of the Pacific Ocean. Assimilation is not something to oppose or favor - it just happens." - Richard Rodriguez

"We spoke about economic sanctions only recently in Lima, within the framework of APEC. Almost all the leaders represented at APEC (the Asia Pacific region), Pacific countries, spoke about the same thing, namely, that we are going through a very acute crisis in world trade, international trade, related, among other things, to restrictions on the markets of certain countries." - Vladimir Putin

"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

"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

"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

"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

"We realize that what we are accomplishing is a drop in the ocean. But if this drop were not in the ocean, it would be missed." - Mother Teresa

"... "You may not see the ocean, but right now we are in the middle of the ocean, and we have to keep swimming." - Tracy Kidder

"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

"Fish love the ocean. Snakes move like earth-fish inside a mountain,well away from seawater. Certain sunfish,though,turn snakes into ocean lovers." - Rumi

"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

"Like the birds of the sea, men come from the ocean-the ocean of the soul. How could this bird, born from that sea, make his dwelling here?" - Rumi

"Love is an endless ocean, with no beginning or end. Imagine, a suspended ocean, riding on a cushion of ancient secrets." - Rumi

"Take something you really don't think about: Plastics in the ocean. I mean plastics in the ocean have an enormous ecological effect." - Noam Chomsky



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