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The sea speaks a language polite people never repeat. It is a colossal scavenger slang and has no respect. Carl Sandburg#Oceans 43
Carl Sandburg#Oceans 43
I must go 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. John Edward Masefield#Oceans 40
John Edward Masefield#Oceans 40
There is no drop of water in the ocean, not even in the deepest parts of the abyss, that does not know and respond to the mysterious forces that create the tide. Rachel Carson#Oceans 29
Rachel Carson#Oceans 29
The sea is mother-death and she is a mighty female, the one who wins, the one who sucks us all up. Anne Sexton#Oceans 27
Anne Sexton#Oceans 27
As usual I finish the day before the sea, sumptuous this evening beneath the moon, which writes Arab symbols with phosphorescent streaks on the slow swells. There is no end to the sky and the waters. How well they accompany sadness! Albert Camus#Oceans 27
Albert Camus#Oceans 27
The sea has never been friendly to man. At most it has been the accomplice of human restlessness. Joseph Conrad#Oceans 27
Joseph Conrad#Oceans 27
The sea complains upon a thousand shores. Alexander Smith#Oceans 25
Alexander Smith#Oceans 25
He that will learn to pray, let him go to sea. George Herbert#Oceans 24
George Herbert#Oceans 24
When men come to like a sea-life, they are not fit to live on land. Samuel Johnson#Oceans 21
Samuel Johnson#Oceans 21
There is hope from the sea, but none from the grave. Proverbs#Oceans 18
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