Quotations About / On:
The sun diamond stipples the ocean's wind ripples.
The Atlantic Ocean was something then.
(John Guare (b. 1938), U.S. screenwriter, and Louis Malle. Lou (Burt Lancaster), Atlantic City (1981).)
Where the broad ocean leans against the land.
(Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774), Anglo-Irish poet, essayist, playwright. The Traveller, l. 284 (1764).)
We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But if that drop was not in the ocean, I think the ocean would be less because of that missing drop. I do not agree with the big way of doing things.
(Mother Teresa (b. 1910), Albanian-born Roman Catholic missionary in India. "Carriers of Christ's Love," A Gift for God (1975).)
She was not forced to walk the plank into the ocean of her Self... she was ready to jump
Thinking on Him becomes my watery gate to sleep through which I leave body waves for His soul's ocean deeps
Poetry is an ocean of imagination, where we fill its ships with moments of inspiration.
He who constantly swims in the ocean loves dry land.
(Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860-1904), Russian author, playwright. Letter, September 16, 1891, to E.M. Shavrova. Complete Works and Letters in Thirty Volumes, Letters, vol. 4, p. 273, "Nauka" (1976).)
It isn't the oceans which cut us off from the worldit's the American way of looking at things.
(Henry Miller (1891-1980), U.S. author. "Letter to Lafayette," The Air-Conditioned Nightmare (1945).)
American public opinion is like an oceanit cannot be stirred by a teaspoon.
(Hubert H. Humphrey (1911-1978), U.S. Democratic politician, vice president. Speech, October 11, 1966, Gannon College, Erie, Pennsylvania.)