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The sea, the sand, and the waves. The beach is a sacred sanctuary for humans and oceans. Could you live without that occasional walk on the beach? Discover the most inspiring beach quotes of all time.

The beach has all we need to live a healthy and happy life. Its magical healing properties have been touching the souls of musicians, philosophers, writers, actors, painters, and artists in general.

Beaches are territories of dreams. They are our favorite refuges; they are a protectorate for the soul during spring, summer, autumn, and winter. They shed our tears, and they hear our pain. For surfers, it's the best place to meditate.

A day at the beach is never lost time. When the warm grains of sand touch our hearts, we know we're in the right place. Close your eyes, take a deep breath and let the beach invade your body.

The following beach quotes are an ode to our lives. Enjoy the seaside, and read what others have said about the beach's mystic force.


"On the beach, you can live in bliss."
Dennis Wilson

"Everything is better at the beach. Even rain."
Unknown Author

"B.E.A.C.H.: Best Escape Anyone Can Have."
Unknown Author

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

"I followed my heart, and it led me to the beach."
Unknown Author

"Set your clock to beach time."
Unknown Author

"Everyone should believe in something. I believe I should go to the beach."
Unknown Author

"I honestly think the beach is the only place children actually entertain themselves."
Donna McLavy

"Life is better at the beach."
Unknown Author

"Life's a beach."
Unknown Author

"Everything is better at the beach. Even rain."
Unknown Author

"Beach is cheaper than therapy."
Unknown Author

"Every day should be a beach day."
Unknown Author

"If there's heaven for me, I'm sure it has a beach attached to it."
Jimmy Buffett

"My sense of direction leads me one way: to the beach."
Unknown Author

"It was love at first sight, the day I met the beach."
Unknown Author

"Just think of a beach and smile."
Unknown Author

"Nothing soothes the soul like a walk on the beach."
Unknown Author

"Don't grow up too quickly, lest you forget how much you love the beach."
Michelle Held

"I'll have a side of beach with my morning coffee."
Unknown Author

"Keep calm and beach on."
Unknown Author

"You can never have too much beach."
Unknown Author

"There's no place like home. Except for the beach."
Unknown Author

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

"A walk on the beach is worth a thousand words."
Unknown Author

"Beach: if I'm not on it, near it, or looking at it, I'm dreaming of it."
Unknown Author

"I hope someday I'll wake up to see that I live on the beach."
Unknown Author

"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."
Unknown Author

"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

"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

"The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain, the sound of wind in a primeval wood, and the sound of outer ocean on a beach."
Henry Beston

"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

"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 beach is not a place to work; to read, write or to think."
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

"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."
Unknown Author

"To escape and sit quietly on the beach - that's my idea of paradise."
Emilia Wickstead

"It doesn't matter where you go in life as long as you go to the beach."
Unknown Author

"Summer means happy times and good sunshine. It means going to the beach."
Brian Wilson

"Beach: a place of relaxation, rest and tranquility."
Unknown Author

"I miss the beach, the peace it brings you. I love the sound and smell of the sea."
Genesis Rodriguez

"I look my best when I'm totally free, on holiday, walking on the beach."
Rosamund Pike

"Long walks on the beach are the supposed holy grail of a romantic evening. The beach becomes a kind of utopia - the place where all our dreams come true."
Roxane Gay

"You all want to know what my dream is? Very simple. To walk along the beach, holding the hand of my lover."
Michelle Bachelet


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