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Roll on, deep and dark blue ocean, roll. Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. Man marks the earth with ruin, but his control stops with the shore.

Lord Byron

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Without sharks, you take away the apex predator of the ocean, and you destroy the entire food chain.

Peter Benchley

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I was curious and hungry at a young age, and jazz was such a mystery to me, an ocean where you can express yourself in the moment. It represented freedom, it represented wearing wings and going somewhere with music.

Paula Cole

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No one would have crossed the ocean if he could have gotten off the ship in the storm.

Charles Kettering

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A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.

Bill Vaughan

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Our world is drowning in a sea of self-centeredness. You can make yourself quite unique right away by leaving this ocean of selfishness and choosing to be curious about other people.

John Bytheway

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Being out there in the ocean, God's creation, it's like a gift He has given us to enjoy.

Bethany Hamilton

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We provoke a shark every time we enter the water where sharks happen to be, for we forget: The ocean is not our territory — it's theirs.

Peter Benchley

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So to all Americans, in every city near and far, small and large, from mountain to mountain, and from ocean to ocean, hear these words: You will never be ignored again. Your voice, your hopes, and your dreams will define our American destiny. And your courage and goodness and love will forever guide us along the way.

Donald Trump

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Cirque du Soleil means Circus of the Sun. When I need to take time to reenergize, I go somewhere by the ocean to sit back and watch the sunsets. That is where the idea of 'Soleil' came from, on a beach in Hawaii, and because the sun is the symbol of youth and energy.

Guy Laliberte

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Ocean — quotes and aphorisms

The ocean is a mighty harmonist.

William Wordsworth

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Either you decide to stay in the shallow end of the pool or you go out in the ocean.

Christopher Reeve

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Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering.

Saint Augustine

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Everything we do, even the slightest thing we do, can have a ripple effect and repercussions that emanate. If you throw a pebble into the water on one side of the ocean, it can create a tidal wave on the other side.

Victor Webster

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We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch — we are going back from whence we came.

John F. Kennedy

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Our knowledge is a little island in a great ocean of nonknowledge.

Isaac Bashevis Singer

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Always keep your mind as bright and clear as the vast sky, the great ocean, and the highest peak, empty of all thoughts. Always keep your body filled with light and heat. Fill yourself with the power of wisdom and enlightenment.

Morihei Ueshiba

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A mountain is composed of tiny grains of earth. The ocean is made up of tiny drops of water. Even so, life is but an endless series of little details, actions, speeches, and thoughts. And the consequences whether good or bad of even the least of them are far-reaching.

Swami Sivananda

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Every drop in the ocean counts.

Yoko Ono

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Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man's life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self.

B. R. Ambedkar

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