Quotes of Coast

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

- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

“ I seem to have been like a child playing on the seashore, finding new and then a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay undiscovered before me. ”

- Isaac Newton

“ You can tell all you need to about a society from how it treats animals and beaches. ”

- Frank Deford

“ The world, as a rule, does not live on beaches and in country clubs. ”

- Unknown

“ Sail like my pinnace to these golden shores. - The Merry Wives of Windsor. Act i. Sc. 3. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Let the world slide. - The Taming of the Shrew. Induc. Sc. 1. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ If cinema is a woman then certainly there are many shores. ”

- Gerard Depardieu

“ I shall wear white flannel trousers, and walk upon the beach. ”

- T. S. Eliot

“ We're trying redefine Virginia Beach more as a luxury destination. ”

- Richard Brooks

“ I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me. ”

- Isaac Newton

“ Thanks to the interstate highway system, it is now possible to travel across the country from coast to coast without seeing anything. ”

- Charles Kuralt

“ How happy is the sailor's life, from coast to coast to roam; in every port he finds a wife, in every land a home. ”

- Isaac Bickerstaffe

“ We expect to have more beach erosion, unfortunately, lots of rain, potential flooding,... This is a serious storm, and we urge people to heed the advice of local officials when they make their announcements about evacuations... if necessary. ”

- Jeb Bush

“ A poor woman from Manchester, on being taken to the seaside, is said to have expressed her delight on seeing for the first time something of which there was enough for everybody. ”

- John Lubbock

“ The sun was down, And all the west was paved with sullen fire. I cried, "Behold! the barren beach of hell At ebb of tide. ”

- Alexander Smith

“ One ship sails east, and another sails west, By the self same winds that blow; 'Tis the set of the sails, and not the gales, That determines the way they go. ”

- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

“ The first thing I do every morning is go online to check the surf. If the waves are good, I'll go surf. The beach is 10 minutes away. ”

- Marisa Miller

“ I have the worlds largest seashell collection. You may have seen it, I keep it spread out on beaches all over the world. ”

- Steven Wright

“ In every out-thrust headland, in every curving beach, in every grain of sand, there is the story of the earth. ”

- Rachel Carson

“ Man does not weave this web of life. He is merely a strand of it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself. ”

- Chief Seattle

“ You are as safe with me as you would be in the Bank of England. ”

- Robert Maxwell

“ I told the Inland Revenue I didn't owe them a penny because I lived near the seaside. ”

- Ken Dodd

“ Along the shore of silver-streaming Thames,Whose rushy bank the which his river hems. ”

- Edmund Spenser

“ Your Honour, unless your Honour, without a moment's loss of time, makes sail for the nearest shore, this is a doomed ship, and her name is the Coffin! ”

- Charles Dickens

“ Oh, swiftly glides the bonnie boat. Just parted from the shore, And to the fisher's chorus-note, Soft moves the dipping oar! ”

- Joanna Baillie

“ To him it is an ocean, unfathomable, and without a shore. ”

- William Godwin

“ We have to shore this thing up like a New Orleans levy. ”

- Richard Carlson

“ Babies don't need a vacation, but I still see them at the beach... it pisses me off! I'll go over to a little baby and say What are you doing here? You haven't worked a day in your life! ”

- Steven Wright

“ War is just a racket… I believe in adequate defense at the coastline and nothing else. ”

- Smedley Butler

“ Back in the old days, we were often compared to Led Zeppelin. If we did something with harmony, it was the Beach Hoys. Something heavy was Led Zeppelin. ”

- Freddie Mercury
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