Can we have a word with you? Okay, so let’s make it a few hundred words as we share our 12 favorite beach quotes – descriptive sentiments from people as diverse as Jimmy Buffett and Helen Keller.
If there's a heaven for me, I'm sure it has a beach attached to it.
~ Jimmy Buffett
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
To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude.
~ Jeanne Moreau
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
After a visit to the beach, it's hard to believe that we live in a material world.
~ Pam Shaw
I still love things that you don’t even need to pay for. Going to the beach and being around five of your friends and having a good time means so much more than going out and spending hundreds of dollars.
~ Maria Sharapova
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
The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach -- waiting for a gift from the sea.
~ Anne Morrow Lindbergh
It is easier to do nothing by the sea than anywhere else... because bathing and basking on the shore cannot be considered an employment but only an apotheosis of loafing.
~ E.F. Benson
Total physical and mental inertia are highly agreeable, much more so than we allow ourselves to imagine. A beach not only permits such inertia but enforces it, thus neatly eliminating all problems of guilt. It is now the only place in our overly active world that does.
~ John Kenneth Galbraith
And here’s our favorite from your friends at Coast Central:
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.