i liked to sail alone. the sea was the same as a girl to me - i did not want anyone else along-e. b. white

a poor woman from manchester, on being taken to the seaside, is said to have expressed her delight on seeing for the first time something of which there was enough for everybody-john lubbock

wonders are many, and none is more wonderful than the power that crosses the white sea, driven by the stormy wind, making a path under surges that threaten to engulf him...
-sophocles

the roaring of lions, the howling of wolves, the raging of the stormy sea, and the destructive sword, are portions of eternity too great for the eye of man-william blake

the breaking waves dashed high on a stern and rock-bound coast. and the woods against a stormy sky, their giant branches toss'd- felicia d. hemans

i have observed, on board a steamer, how men and women easily give way to their instinct for flirtation, because water has the power of washing away our sense of responsibility, and those who on land resemble the oak in their firmness behave like floating seaweed when on the sea- rabindranath tagore

but someone once described the contrast between a good life and a godly life as the difference between the top of the ocean and the bottom. on top, sometimes it's like glass -- serene and calm-and other times it's raging and stormy. but hundreds of fathoms below, it is beautiful and consistent, always calm, always peaceful-bill mccartney

full many a gem of purest ray serene, the dark unfathomed caves of ocean bear- thomas gray

roll on, thou deep and dark blue ocean-roll! ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain; man marks the earth with ruin - his control stops with the shore-lord byron

the ocean and I have many pebbles to find and wash off and roll into shape- william stafford

there is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. my courage always rises with every attempt to intimidate me -pride and prejudice
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