1. "We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea - whether it is to sail or to watch it - we are going back from whence we came." - John F. Kennedy
  2. “hark, now hear the sailors cry, smell the sea, and feel the sky let your soul & spirit fly, into the mystic...” ― Van Morrison
  3. “Ocean, n. A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man — who has no gills.” ― Ambrose Bierce, The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary
  4. “May your love for me be like the scent of the evening sea drifting in through a quiet window so I do not have to run or chase or fall ... to feel you all I have to do is breathe.” ― Sanober Khan, A Thousand Flamingos
  5. “Ocean people are different from land people... Sometimes ocean people are given to understand the newness and oldness of the world; then all morning they try to keep that boundless joy like a little sun inside their chests. " - Maxine Hong Kingston