“I must be a mermaid, Rango. I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living.”
“Look at that sea, girls--all silver and shadow and vision of things not
seen. We couldn't enjoy its loveliness any more if we had millions of
dollars and ropes of diamonds.”
Anne of Green Gables
“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
“They sat on the outcropping of stone and at bread and fruit. Kasta
watched the long grass moving around them. The wind pushed it, attacked
it, struck it in one place than another. It rose and fell again. It
flowed, like water.
"Is this what the sea is like?" Kasta asked, and
they both turned to her, surprised. "Does the sea move the way this
“It's like the sea,” she said.
Giddon’s eyes on her were incredulous.
“What? Is it such a strange thing to say?”
a strange thing for you to say.” He shook his head. He gathered their
bread and fruit, then rose. “The Lienid fighter is filling your mind
with romantic notions.”
“The sea, the snotgreen sea, the scrotumtightening sea.”
“I am longing to be with you, and by the sea, where we can talk together freely and build our castles in the air.”
“The road to Manderley lay ahead. There was no moon. The sky above our
heads was inky black. But the sky on the horizon was not dark at all.
It was shot with crimson, like a splash of blood. And the ashes blew
towards us with the salt wind from the sea.”
Daphne du Maurier,