Waves Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old waves quotes, waves sayings, and waves proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Waves are toys from God.     

Clay Marzo

Listen to the sound of waves within you.     

Rumi

Waves are the practice of water. To speak of waves apart from water, or water apart from waves, is a delusion.     

Suzuki Roshi

Waves are not measured in feet or inches, they are measured in increments of fear.     

Buzzy Trent

Let the waves carry you where the light can not.     

Mohit Kaushik

You can never ride on the wave that came in and went out yesterday.     

John Wanamaker

The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave.     

Thomas Jefferson

A wave is never found alone, but is mingled with the other waves.     

Leonardo da Vinci

There are always waves on the water. Sometimes they are big, sometimes they are small, and sometimes they are almost imperceptible. The water's waves are churned up by the winds, which come and go and vary in direction and intensity, just as do the winds of stress and change in our lives, which stir up the waves in our minds.     

Jon Kabat-Zinn

Waves are inspiring not because they rise and fail, but because each time they fall. They never fail to rise again.     

Josh Billings

The breaking of a wave cannot explain the whole sea.     

Vladimir Nabokov

Only those who row the boat make waves.     

Christina Dodd

Waves are not as dangerous as fear of waves.     

Vikrmn

The wave does not need to die to become water. She is already water.     

Nhat Hanh

A wave isn't like a skate ramp or mountain; everything's moving around, and you have to time how to move along with it. That's easier with a slow wave.     

Kelly Slater

Stop running after the waves. Let the sea come to you.     

Elif Safak

Waves keep coming, that's the one thing you can count on in life.     

Gerry Lopez

There is not secret to balance. You just have to feel the waves.     

Frank Herbert

The winds and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.     

Edward Gibbon

Wild waves rise and fall when they arrive and that's what makes the calm sea alive.     

Munia Khan

There is no new wave, only the sea.     

Claude Chabrol

The wave is the same thing as the water, the effect is the cause in another form.     

Swami Vivekananda

You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.     

Jon Kabat-Zinn

The sea is a desert of waves, A wilderness of water.     

Langston Hughes

For a surfer, it's never-ending. There's always some wave you want to surf.     

Kelly Slater

Every wave, regardless of how high and forceful it crests, must eventually collapse within itself.      

Stefan Zweig

Every wave is new until it breaks.     

Neil Young

Waves, once they land on the beach, are not reversible.     

Grace Paley

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

There's no way to move without making waves.     

Malcolm Forbes