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101 Ocean Quotes & Captions For Instagram

101 Ocean Quotes & Captions For Instagram

Soft sand, rolling waves, and endless sunshine. What’s not to love? Beach vacations are a way to truly take a break. They are good for your mind, body and soul, but it’s sometimes tough to find the perfect words to capture your emotions. So if you’re looking for a beach quote for your Instagram caption, you’ve come to the right place.


1. “Let the waves carry you where the light cannot”.  -Mohit Kaushik 

2. “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 

3. “The sea cures all ailments of man.” -Plato 

4. “Every drop in the ocean counts.” -Yoko Ono

5.“The heart of man is very much like the sea, it has its storms, it has its tides and in its depths it has its pearls too.” – Vincent van Gogh

6.  “To reach a port we must set sail. Sail, not tie at anchor. Sail, not drift.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

7.  “Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.” – Ryunosuke Satoro

8.“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

9.  ​​“Dance with the waves, move with the sea, let the rhythm of the water set your soul free.” – Christy Ann Martine

10. “The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea.” – Isak Dinesen

11.  “For whatever we lose (like a you or a me), it’s always our self we find in the sea.” – E.E. Cummings

12.  “Let the waves carry you where the light can not.” – Mohit Kaushik

13. “With every drop of water you drink, every breath you take, you’re connected to the sea. No matter where on Earth you live.”   – Sylvie Earle

14.“The sea will grant each man new hope, and sleep will bring dreams of home…” – Christopher Columbus

15. “A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.” –  Franklin D. Roosevelt

16.“You can never cross the ocean, until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” -Christopher Columbus

17.  “If the ocean can calm itself, so can you. We are both salt water mixed with air.” -​​Nayyirah Waheed

18.“Smell the sea and feel the sky. Let your soul and spirit fly.” – Van Morrison

19. “Take me to the ocean. Let me sail the open sea. To breathe the warm and salty air and dream of things to be.” – Erica Billups

20. “The sound and smell of the sea cleanses my soul.” – Unknown

21. “We dream in colors borrowed from the sea.” – Unknown

22.“Follow the river and you will find the sea.” – French Proverb

23. “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.” – Unknown

24. “Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

26.“The sea always filled her with longing, though for what she was never sure.” – Cornelia Funke

27. “My soul is full of longing for the secret of the sea, and the heart of the great ocean sends a thrilling pulse through me.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

28. “At sea, I learned how little a person needs, not how much.” – Robin Lee Graham

29. “Meet me where the sky touches the sea.”  – Jennifer Donnelly

30. “See the line where the sky meets the sea? It calls me. And no one knows, how far it goes.” – Moana

31.“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

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

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

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

35. “We dream in colors borrowed from the sea.” – Unknown

36. “In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.” – Kahlil Gibran

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

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

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

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

41. “Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

42. “Catch a wave and you’re sitting on top of the world.” – The Beach Boys

43. “Sometimes in the waves of change we find our true direction.” – Unknown ​​

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

45. “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

46.  “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.” – Unknown

47.  ​​“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

48.  “Ocean is more ancient than the mountains, and freighted with the memories and the dreams of Time.” – H.P. Lovecraft

49. “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

50.“Make your vocation your vacation.  That is the secret to success.” – Mark Twain

51. “The sun and the sand and a drink in my hand with no bottom. And no shoes, no shirt, and no problems.” –Kenny Chesney, “No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems”

52. “Life was meant for good friends and great adventures.” – Unknown

53. “No, I didn’t get a thing done, but I sure soaked up every minute of the memory we were making, and I count it all as time well wasted.” – Brad Paisley, “Time Well Wasted” 

Short Captions

54. “Beach bums and setting suns.” 

55.  “Sand on, stress off.” 

56. “Golden hour.” 

57. “Summer lovin’.” 

58. “Here comes the sun.” 

59. “Long time, no sea.” 

60.“Not a care in the world.” 

61. “All our troubles just seem to wash away in water.” 

62. “Barefoot and free.” 

63. “The ocean breeze puts my mind at ease.”

64. “Let the sea, set you free.” 

65.“Here comes the sun.” 

66. “The ocean is a mirror reflecting the world.” 

67. “Salty… but sweet.” 

68.“A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.” 

69.“Hot girl summa.” 

70. “Girls just wanna have sun.” 

71. “Endless summer.” 

72. “Meet me where the sky touches the sea.” 

73. “Happiness comes in waves.” 

74. “Sunshine is the best medicine.” 

75.” All you need is a good dose of vitamin sea.” 

76.“Vacation mode: activated.” 

77. “The tans fade, but the memories last a lifetime.” 

78.“Less worries, more sunshine.” 

79. “Tis the sea-sun.” 

80. ” Sun kissed.” 

81. “Golden girl.” 

82. “Go where you feel most alive.”

83. “Vitamin Sea.”

84. “Good times and tan lines.”

85. “Sunshine on my mind.” 

86. “High tides and good vibes.”

87. “Golden hour.”

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

89. “If there’s a will there’s a wave.”

90.  “Retirement Plan: Sell seashells by the seashore.”

91. “Sea you soon!”

92. “Wild and free just like the sea.”

93.”Life is simple: just add water.” 

94. “Thalassophile (n) A lover of the sea, someone who loves the sea/ocean.” 

95. “Sky above, sand below, peace within.”

96.“Good, clean fun — in the sand.”

97. “99 problems but a beach ain’t one.”

98. “How to have a beach body: 1. Have a body 2. Go to the beach.” 

99.”Salt water heals all wounds.”

100. “I don’t wanna be tide down.” 

101. “Just a fish out of water.”

What were your favorite beach quotes on this list?  If you have favorite beach captions, ocean quotes, beach sayings, or beach musings for summer days, please share them in the comments below!

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