Awesome Beach Quotes

Beach quotes for you to use on your beach wedding invitations, for your beach themed party, your beach vacation scrapbook page, or just to give you a little beach therapy.

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“Don't grow up too quickly, lest you forget how much you love the beach.”

-- Michelle Held

love builds up the broken wall

and straightens the crooked path.

love keeps the stars in the firmament

and imposes rhythm on the ocean tides

each of us is created of it

and i suspect

each of us was created for it”

--Maya Angelou

“A real friend is someone who takes a winter vacation on a sun-drenched beach and does not send a card.”

--Farmer’s Almanac

“I am you; you are ME. You are the waves; I am the ocean. Know this and be free, be divine.”

--Sri Sathya Sai Baba

“The cure for anything is salt water - sweat, tears, or the sea.”

--Isak Dinesen

“Sponges grow in the ocean. That just 'gets' me. I wonder how much deeper the ocean would be if that didn't happen.”

--Stephen Wright quotes

“I have always loved the beach. The smell of the salty water, the wind in my face, the gentle roar of the waves all combine to create a sense of peace and calm.”


“I have heard the mermaids singing, each to each.”

-- T. S. Eliot

“Why do we love the sea? It is because it has some potent power to make us think things we like to think.”

--Robert Henri

“My life is like a stroll on the near to the edge as I can go.”


“Our memories of the ocean will linger on, long after our footprints in the sand are gone.”


“The Sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.”

--Jacques Cousteau

“I dropped a tear in the ocean, and whenever they find it I'll stop loving you, only then.”


“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

“Even the upper end of the river

believes in the ocean.”

--William Stafford

“The waves of the sea

Help me get back to me.”

--Jill Davis

“Just as the wave cannot exist for itself, but is ever a part of the heaving surface of the ocean, so must I never live my life for itself, but always in the experience which is going on around me.”

--Albert Schweitzer

“One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach; one can collect only a few, and they are more beautiful if they are few”

--Anne Morrow Lindbergh

--Anne Morrow Lindbergh

“Eternity begins and ends with the ocean's tides.”


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"In every outthrust headland, in every curving beach, in every grain of sand there is the story of the earth"

--Rachel Carson

“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

“Everyone has faith in God though everyone does not know it. For everyone has faith in himself and that multiplied to the nth degree is God. The sum total of all that lives is God. We may not be God, but we are of God, even as a little drop of water is of the ocean.”

--Mohandas Gandhi

“As the ocean is never full of water, so is the heart never full of love”


“Thank God for the food and for the hands that prepared it and also for the ocean.”

--Bode Dykens (age 2)

“It’s hard for me to put into words why I like the beach so much. Everything about it is renewing for me, almost like therapy...Beach Therapy”

--Amy Dykens

“The beach is in our blood. Everyone in our family returns to the beach instinctively, just like the sea turtles.”

--Sandy Archibald

“Play in the sand; splash in the water; get dirty; get wet. The beach is the only place my mom doesn’t get mad about me doing that stuff. Of course I love the beach!”

--Dixie Dykens (age 5)

“I honestly think the beach is the only place children actually entertain themselves.”

--Donna McLavy

"Do I love you? My God, if your love were a grain of sand, mine would be a universe of beaches."

~From "The Princess Bride" - Wesley to Buttercup

“The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain, the sound of wind in a primeval wood, and the sound of outer ocean on a beach”

-Henry Beston

"On the beach, you can live in bliss."

- Dennis Wilson of the Beach Boys

(submitted by Linn Campbell, Navarre Beach, Florida)

"One learns first of all in beach living the art of shedding; how little one can get along with, not how much."

- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

(Submitted by Mary Lou Ownby)

"At the beach, life is different. Time doesn't move hour to hour but mood to moment. We live by the currents, plan by the tides and follow the sun."


"Are you feeling, feeling, feeling like I'm, feeling
Like I'm floating, floating, up above that big blue ocean
Sand beneath our feet, big blue sky above our heads,
No need to keep stressing from our everyday life on our minds
We have got to leave all that behind"

-At the beach, The Avett brothers

"Well, they can take, take, take the kids from the summer
But they'll never, never, never take the summer from me
It was the very first time that I lost my mind for a week
They can make, make, make me forget the weather
If we'll never, never, never wash the sand from my feet
It was the very last time that we said goodbye to the beach"

-The Beach, All Time Low

"Let your waves crash down on me and take me away"

-Ocean Avenue, Yellowcard

"Happiness is a summer breeze, sand between your toes, and your best friend by your side."

(Submitted by Rachel, United States)

"Come walk with me, take off your shoes, let's walk the beach with only the moon to light the path and waves to hear you tell me you love me."

"Why does the ocean rock the moon to sleep every night? So the sun will wake and kiss the beach."

- Submitted by J. Henson, Oregon, United States

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