17 Inspirational Quotes About The Beach


The following 17 inspirational quotes about the beach and ocean are as soulful as they are playful, underlining the fixation we all have with this natural wonder.

It’s time to plan your next vacation to the beach, but you may need a few words of motivation before you book your tickets and hotel room. Whether you consider yourself a beach person or not, these quotes about the beach are sure to remind you of its inherent beauty and necessity in your life.

Quotes About the Beach:

  1. “Don’t grow up too quickly, lest you forget how much you love the beach.” – Michelle Held
  2. “Every time I stand before a beautiful beach, its waves seem to whisper to me: If you choose the simple things and find joy in nature’s simple treasures, life and living need not be so hard.” – Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
  3. “To me, the sea is like a person — like a child that I’ve known a long time. It sounds crazy, I know, but when I swim in the sea I talk to it. I never feel alone when I’m out there.” – Gertrude Ederle
  4. “When anxious, uneasy and bad thoughts come, I go to the sea, and the sea drowns them out with its great wide sounds, cleanses me with its noise, and imposes a rhythm upon everything in me that is bewildered and confused.” – Rainer Maria Rilke
  5. “The voice of the sea speaks to the soul. The touch of the sea is sensuous, enfolding the body in its soft, close embrace.” – Kate Chopin
  6. “In every outthrust headland, in every curving beach, in every grain of sand there is the story of the earth.” – Rachel Carson
  7. “After a visit to the beach, it’s hard to believe that we live in a material world. Pam Shaw
  8. “The ocean makes me feel really small and it makes me put my whole life into perspective… it humbles you and makes you feel almost like you’ve been baptized. I feel born again when I get out of the ocean.” – Beyoncé Knowles
  9. “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
  10. “Writers begin with a grain of sand, and then create a beach. Robert Black
  11. “Limitless and immortal, the waters are the beginning and end of all things on earth. Heinrich Zimmer
  12. “The Sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” – Jacques Cousteau
  13. “I could never stay long enough on the shore; the tang of the untainted, fresh, and free sea air was like a cool, quieting thought.” – Helen Keller
  14. “We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.” – Mother Teresa
  15. “The waves of the sea help me get back to me.” – Jill Davis
  16. The cure for anything is salt water – sweat, tears, or the sea.” – Isak Dinesen
  17. “As the ocean is never full of water, so is the heart never full of love.” – Unknown

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