quotes tagged with 'ocean'

Don’t mix up between my personality and my attitude. My Personality is me and my attitude depends on you.

Author: Frank Ocean, Source: http://www.braintrainingtools.org/skills/my-personality-and-at...Saved by sivagamimurugan550 in attitude ocean quotes quotes quotes quotes personality brain brain training tools frank 2 years ago[save this] [permalink]

"La mer est tout! Elle couvre les sept dixièmes du globe terrestre. Son souffle est pur et sain. C'est l'immense désert où l'homme n'est jamais seul, car il sent frémir la vie à ses côtés. La mer n'est que le véhicule d'une surnaturelle et prodigieuse existence; elle n'est que mouvement et amour."

"The sea is everything. It covers seven tenths of the terrestrial globe. Its breath is pure and healthy. It is an immense desert, where man is never lonely, for he feels life stirring on all sides. The sea is only the embodiment of a supernatural and wonderful existence. It is nothing but love and emotion."

Author: Jules Verne, Source: Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1870), Part I, ch. X: The Man of the SeasSaved by bhquoty in ocean exploration maritime 5 years ago[save this] [permalink]

"With his marine clocks, John Harrison tested the waters of space-time. He succeeded, against all odds, in using the fourth--temporal--dimension to link points on the three-dimensional globe. He wrested the world's whereabouts from the stars, and locked the secret in a pocket watch."

Author: Dava Sobel, Source: "Longitude", pg. 175Saved by bhquoty in ocean time ships clocks seafaring 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

"They that go down to the Sea in Ships, that do business in great waters, these see the works of the Lord, and His wonders in the deep."

Author: Old Testament, Source: Psalms 107:23-24Saved by bhquoty in ocean ships handofthelord 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

"The sea is everything. It covers seven-tenths of the terrestrial globe. Its breath is pure and healthy. It is an immense desert, where man is never lonely, for he feels life stirring on all sides."

Author: Jules Verne, Source: 20,000 Leagues Under the SeaSaved by bhquoty in ocean sea 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

I must down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky,
And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by,
And the wheel's kick and the wind's song and the white sail's shaking,
And a grey mist on the sea's face, and a grey dawn breaking.

I must down to the seas again, for the call of the running tide
Is a wild call and a clear call that may not be denied;
And all I ask is a windy day with the white clouds flying,
And the flung spray and the blown spume, and the sea-gulls crying.

I must down to the seas again, to the vagrant gypsy life,
To the gull's way and the whale's way where the wind's like a whetted knife;
And all I ask is a merry yarn from a laughing fellow-rover
And quiet sleep and a sweet dream when the long trick's over.

Author: By John Masefield (1878-1967; English Poet Laureate, 1930-1967.), Source: UnknownSaved by bhquoty in ocean poem sea 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]
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.
Author: Mahatma Gandhi, Source: UnknownSaved by cboyack in faith humanity ocean dirty 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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