Ocean Quotes

The sea drives truth into a man like salt

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010
ocean wave hits cliffs

A coward cannot long pretend to be brave at sea, nor a fool to be wise, nor a prig to be a good companion, and any venture connected with the sea is full of venture and can pretend to be nothing more. Nevertheless there is a certain pride…

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No one could write truthfully about the sea and leave out the poetry

Friday, April 23rd, 2010
jellyfish reflection

Here I am at three in the morning, three hours after Earth Day, unable to sleep, unwilling to let the sun come up without having excerpted Rachel Carson.

Rachel Carson wrote Silent Spring (1962). In 1958 a friend wrote to her for…

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