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Nothing compares to the sensation of cold sand beneath your toes and the sound of breaking waves on an appealing beach as you near the end of a long Friday workday from the confines of your boring office cubicle.

For some of us, that is an easy fix; we can just get in the vehicle and drive or take a brief road trip to the next sunny seashore, but for the others who are landlocked, our fancies may be the best we can go until our next beach holiday is planned.

And, given the year we’ve had collectively, we might all benefit from the stress-relieving effects of a day at the beach. However, for those who are unable to visit the beach at the moment, take a moment to browse through these beach quotes and enjoy some well-earned relaxation.

Fascinating Beach Quotes

 “A beach and warm weather is all I really need.”

Rob Gronkowski 

 “A beach is not only a sweep of sand, but shells of sea creatures, the sea glass, the seaweed, the incongruous objects washed up by the ocean.”

Henry Grunwald

 “A day at the beach restores the soul.”  


“A pool just isn’t the same as the ocean. It has no energy. No life.”

Linda Gerber

“Advice from the Ocean: Be shore of yourself. Come out of your shell. Take time to coast. Avoid pier pressure. Sea life’s beauty. Don’t get so tide down on work that you miss out on life’s beautiful waves.”


“After a visit to the beach, it’s hard to believe that we live in a material world.” Pam Shaw

Pam Shaw

“An ocean breeze puts a mind at ease.”


“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.“

Sandy Gingras

“B.E.A.C.H.: Best Escape Anyone Can Have.“ 


“Beach Rules: Soak up the sun. Ride the waves. Breathe the salty air. Feel the breeze. Build sandcastles. Rest, relax, reflect. Collect seashells. Bare-feet required.”


“Because there’s nothing more beautiful than the way the ocean refuses to stop kissing the shoreline, no matter how many times it’s sent away.”

 Sarah Kay

“Catch a wave and you’re sitting on top of the world.”

The Beach Boys

“Dance with the waves, move with the sea. Let the rhythm of the water set your soul free.”

Christy Ann Martine

“Every day should be a beach day.” 


 “Every time I slip into the ocean, it’s like going home.”

Sylvia Earle 

“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

“Feeling stressed? There’s a beach for that.”


“For her the ocean was more than a dream, it was a place she needed to visit to find herself. And when she returned to the city, you could see the sun in her eyes, the wind in her hair, and taste in the infinite salt on her lips.”

José Chaves

“Friends, sun, sand and sea. That sounds like a summer to me.”


“Give me coffee to change the things I can, and the beach to accept the things I can’t.”


“I believe in the ocean curing all bad moods. I believe in the waves wiping away worries. I believe in seashells bringing good luck. I believe in toes in the sand grounding my soul.”


Fun Beach Quotes

“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

“I followed my heart, and it led me to the beach.”


“I look my best when I’m totally free, on holiday, walking on the beach.” 

Rosamund Pike

“I read and walked for miles at night along the beach, writing bad blank verse and searching endlessly for someone wonderful who would step out of the darkness and change my life. It never crossed my mind that that person could be me.”

Anna Quindlen

“I wonder if the ocean smells different on the other side of the world.”

J.A. Redmerski 

“I’ll have a side of beach with my morning coffee” 


 “I’m pretty sure my birthstone is a sea shell.”


“If there’s heaven for me, I’m sure it has a beach attached to it.” 

Jimmy Buffett

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

Rachel Carson

 “If you need me, call me on my shell.”


“In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.”  

Kahlil Gibran

“Individually we are one drop. Together we are an ocean.”

Ryunosuke Satoro

“It doesn’t matter where you go in life, as long as you go to the beach” 


 “It is because it has some potent power to make us think things we like to think.”

Robert Henri

 “Life takes you down many paths but my favorite ones lead to the beach.”


“Life’s a beach, and I’m just playing in the sand” 


“Like seashells we are beautiful and unique each with a story to tell”


 “Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

“My god, if your love were a grain of sand, mine would be a universe of beaches.”

William Goldman

 “My life is like a stroll upon the beach, as near to the ocean’s edge as I can go.”

Henry David Thoreau

 “My sense of direction leads me one way: to the beach.“ – Unknown

“No words can express, The depth of her contentment, As she walks along the beach. As the waves lap against the shores, They create the rhythm of her life. Balmy breeze kiss, Her sun-bronzed skin, And she wonders. Could there ever be a greater destiny, Than to be born with love, For the treasures of the sea? Here, she is home.”  

Suzy Toronto

“Ocean is more ancient than the mountains, and freighted with the memories and the dreams of Time.”

H.P. Lovecraft 

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

Anne Morrow Lindbergh 

 “Only at the beach can we go a splishin’ and a splashin’.”

Kate Summers

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


 “She loves the serene brutality of the ocean, loves the electric power she felt with each breath of wet, briny air.”

Holly Black 

“She would be half a planet away, floating in a turquoise sea, dancing by moonlight to flamenco guitar.”

Janet Fitch

“If there’s heaven for me, I’m sure it has a beach attached to it.”

Jimmy Buffett 

 “Sky above, sand below, peace within.”


 “Sometimes in the waves of change we find our true direction.”


Amazing Beach Quotes

 “The beach is not always a place, sometimes it’s a feeling.”


 “The beach to me is a sacred zone between the earth and the sea, one of those in-between places where transitions can be experienced — where endings can be mourned and beginnings birthed.” 

Joan Anderson

 “The calming movement of the sea along with the restless ocean breeze gently caresses me creating a soothing trance which lulls me to a place of peace.”

M. L. Borges

“The ocean makes me feel really small and it makes me put my whole life into perspective.”


 “The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul.“ 

Robert Wyland

“The sea! the sea! the open sea!, The blue, the fresh, the ever free!”

Bryan W. Procter

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

Jacques Yves Cousteau

“The waves of the sea help me get back to me.” 

Jill Davis

“There was a magic about the sea. People were drawn to it. People wanted to love by it, swim in it, play in it, look at it. It was a living thing that was as unpredictable as a great stage actor: it could be calm and welcoming, opening its arms to embrace it’s audience one moment, but then could explode with its stormy tempers, flinging people around, wanting them out, attacking coastlines, breaking down islands.”

Cecelia Ahern 

“There’s no place like home except for the beach.”


 “Time wasted at the beach is time well spent.”


 “To escape and sit quietly on the beach – that’s my idea of paradise.”

Emilia Wickstead

Awesome Beach Quotes

“To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude.”

Jeanne Moreau

“To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.”

Isaac Newton 

“Waves tossed themselves against the shore, dragging grit and sand between their nails as they were slowly pulled back out to sea.” 

Holly Black

“We dream in colors borrowed from the sea.”


 “We walk up the beach under the stars. And when we are tired of walking, we lie flat on the sand under a bowl of stars. We feel stretched, expanded to take in their compass. They pour into us until we are filled with stars, up to the brim.”

Anne Morrow Lindbergh 

 “What I want in a good beach read is sunshine, drama, easy-reading and transportation to another world and other people’s problems.”

Jane Green

 “When the warm grains of sand touch our hearts, we know we’re in the right place.”


 “When you walk on the beach at night, you can say things you can’t say in real life.” 

Jenny Han

“Whenever I look at the ocean, I always want to talk to people, but when I’m talking to people, I always want to look at the ocean.”

Haruki Murakami

“You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop.”


“You never really know what’s coming. A small wave, or maybe a big one. All you can really do is hope that when it comes, you can surf over it, instead of drown in its monstrosity.” 

Alysha Speer

“You’re not a wave, you’re a part of the ocean.”

Mitch Albom

 “Your only worry should be if the tide is going to reach the chair.”

based on Zac Brown Band lyric

“Your thoughts, feelings and sensations are the waves of the ocean coming and going. There are big strong waves and there are soft gentle waves; they are all water and all part of the ocean.”

Rose-Marie Sorokin 

If you loved these beach quotes, do tell us which one is your favorite or if you have another beach quotes that you want to share let us know in the comment section.

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