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Attitude to beach

I like anywhere with a beach. A beach and warm weather is all I really need. (Rob Gronkowski)

I don’t mind reading that the sands of the beaches are hot, I want my bare feet to feel it. (André Gide)

Don’t grow up too quickly, lest you forget how much you love the beach. (Michelle Held)

I love the beach, everything except the fucking sand, the fucking sun, and the fucking water. (Peter Swanson)

I hate the beach. I hate the sun. I’m pale and I’m redheaded. I don’t tan – I stroke! (Woody Allen)

It’s hard for me to put into words why I like the beach so much. Everything about it is renewing for me, almost like therapy — Beach Therapy. (Amy Dykens)

I never go to the beach. My name and my situation do not allow me to frequent places where I am exposed to being greeted by the first comer. (Duke Robert of Flers)

I love skiing. What on earth have I been doing on a beach all this time? I mean, that’s for morons – you can get sunburn and really damage yourself. (Claudia Winkleman)

People and beach

We are just grains of sand but we are together. We are like the grains of sand on the beach, but without the grains of sand the beach would not exist. (Bernard Werber)

And far and wide as eye can reach
The turban’d cohorts throng the beach; (George Gordon Byron)

On the beach, a man with outstretched arms is crucified in the sun. (Albert Camus)

I became a beach bum. (George Best)

The day you feel like you don’t have anything to prove, it’s better you go to the beach and stay there and take in the sunshine. (Gianfranco Zola)

I am definitely a beach person. In fact, I am so much a beach person that my wife is allergic to beaches now. (Barun Sobti)

His personal religion is that there is only one place on the island where all races mix: the beach! All naked, all equal. Curiously, the more the colors of the skin are exhibited, the more they are forgotten. (Michel Bussi)

Short report from the bathing beach:
abundance of meat on the sand,
great lack of packaging,
not everything that is naked is beautiful! (Carl Böckli)

Life and beach

At the beach, life is different…We live by the currents, plan by the tides and follow the sun. (Sandy Gingras)

The world as a rule doesn’t live on beaches and in country clubs. (Francis Scott Fitzgerald)

My life is like a stroll upon the beach, as near to the ocean’s edge as I can go. (Henry David Thoreau)

It’s a wonderful life to be a baobab tree on a beach. (Nathacha Appanah)

Meet me where the sky touches the sea. (Jennifer Donnelly)

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

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)

I want my last memory to be of the sunrise on the beach, and I find that the whole time was just one long nightmare. (Carlos Ruiz Zafón)

Girls and beach

Beach girls now, beach girls tomorrow, beach girls till the end of time. (Luanne Rice)

Why do girls always pick the whitest guy on the beach? Because he still has the longest vacation. (Markus M. Ronner)

The taxpayer who makes his declaration looks like a young girl who arrives on the beach. He starts by taking out everything that is allowed and, if we don’t watch him, he takes out a little more. (Jean Delacour)

That’s when I understood: an eggplant is treated like a bimbo on the beach. We undress her, spread oil on her and let her tan slowly, at her own pace. (Anne Percin)

I read and walked for miles at night along the beach, writing bad blank verse and searching endlessly for someone wonderful who would step out of the darkness and change my life. It never crossed my mind that that person could be me. (Anna Quindlen)

Women love beaches because there are no men’s socks lying around there. (Pavel Kosorin)

I have become an orchid
washed in on the salt white beach.
what can I make of it now
that might please you-
this life, already wasted
and still strewn with miracles? (Mary Ruefle)

Ocean and beach

The sea begins at every beach. (Manfred Hinrich)

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)

Just white beach, and a blue sea, and the long, low, endless horizon. (Eleanor Hallowell Abbott)

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)

The sea awoke at midnight from its sleep,
And round the pebbly beaches far and wide
I heard the first wave of the rising tide
Rush onward with uninterrupted sweep; (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

Happiness and beach

For me, a T-shirt, a pair of shorts, barefoot on a beach and I’m happy. (Yanni)

On the beach, eyes closed, under the caress of the sun, as we well remember. As one slips magically into memory. In this happiness. (Marie Sizun)

If everyone could just live near the ocean, I think we’d all be happier. It’s hard to be down about anything knee deep in the sand. (Crystal Woods)

Who took this photo, when, on which beach? Why do I look so happy? How is it possible that I look so happy? (Haruki Murakami)

One day, all your worries will set like the sun does and deserved happiness will come gushing like waves at the beach do. All you need to make sure is that your trips to beach never end. (Jasleen Kaur Gumber)

Beach features

The beach is a place where it is appropriate… to show it. (Gerard de Rohan Chabot)

The beach is a stretch of sand where the kids make pasties and the mothers make dumplings. (Georges-Armand Masson)

The beach is not a place to work to read, write or to think. (Anne Morrow Lindbergh)

The beaches are, moreover, the only places that never disappoint us and that the memory does not sully. (Philippe Besson)

At the beach — time you enjoyed wasting, is not wasted. (T.S. Eliot)

Literature and beach

Writers begin with a grain of sand, and then create a beach. (Robert Black)

What I want in a good beach read is sunshine, drama, easy-reading and transportation to another world and other people’s problems. (Jane Green)

I know I’m not creating transcendent works that will someday be taught in college. All I do is entertain. I try to entertain others by sending them into another world for a few hours. When I see my books read on the beach, the pages dabbed with suntan lotion, then I feel as if I’ve done my job. (Sandra Brown)

Sun-swept beaches with a light wind blowing
From the immense blue circle of the sea,
And the soft thunder where long waves whiten,
These were the same for Sappho as for me. (Sara Teasdale)

Travel and beach

I partied in every capital in Europe and bask on all the worlds most famous beaches. (Frank Abagnale)

Tourists: Early risers: take away the best beach spots from travelers. (Andreas Egert)

This man had spent forty years of his life on beaches or by the sides of swimming pools, chatting pleasantly with summer visitors and rich idlers. (Patrick Modiano)

Today’s traveler
knows the bars and the beach,
he knows hotels and travel people,
but not the country. (Harald Schmid)

Quotes about travel

Love and beach

How many shells on the beach, so much pain love offers. (Ovid)

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

Of course, love on the beach was always built on sand. (Herbert Alfred Frenzel)

On the horizon in the sea of fire,
the sun sinking into the depths.
The beach gradually deserted,
I kiss you in the night. (Jill Ann-Kathrin Schmal)

Work and beach

On the first day of work after the holidays, our bodies are at work, but our souls are still somewhere on the beach, tanning in the sun. (Daniel Mühlemann)

There’s worse things in life than to put sunscreen on. It means I’m going to work, which is on the beach, which is pretty wonderful. (Kerri Walsh Jennings)

I hate vacations. If you can build buildings, why sit on the beach? (Philip Johnson)

The idea of lying on a beach as my main thing just sounds like the worst. It sounds horrible to me. I would go bonkers. I would have to be on serious drugs. I’d be super-duper bored. I like high intensity. (Elon Musk)

Naked and beach

An elegant woman is tastefully undressed even on the beach. (Yuzef Bulatovich)

I was on a distant beach — Where there were many palm trees The sky was bright blue — And with me lay a naked woman. (Jo Dantes)

Nudist beaches are humanitarian institutions designed to erase the differences between rich and poor. (Erwin Koch)

On the sand of the small Breton beach, she was tanning in the sun with Théorème and they were almost naked. (Marcel Ayme)

Sun and beach

I love the beach, and I love sunshine. (Megan Fox)

A beach, lying on the side, took the sun on the edge of the sea. (Sylvain Tesson)

Wherever I am in the world, my perfect day begins with waking up and heading to the beach or the pool or somewhere I can be semi-comatose. I just wake up and go to the sun. (Zaha Hadid)

I cannot lie on the beach or by a swimming pool. I think I’m too Nordic to like a lot of relentless sun. (Sandi Toksvig)

Quotes about sun

Paradise and beach

If there’s heaven for me, I’m sure it has a beach attached to it. (Jimmy Buffett)

To escape and sit quietly on the beach—that’s my idea of paradise. (Emilia Wickstead)

A kiss on the beach when there is a full moon is the closest thing to heaven. (H. Jackson Brown Jr.)

For the young people who lived in the bars, for the sons of people who sweated their sweat and blood in the steelworks, the beach was already paradise. The only real one. (Silvia Avallone)

Sunscreen and beach

I’m always out in the sun. I’m a big hiker and beach gal, so its really important for me to always have SPF on, which is something that you’ve got to find for your skin type. (Olivia Holt)

I burn very easily, so if I forget sunscreen, I will be a tomato by the end of the day. I’m very big on sunscreen and hats. I grew up in Florida, and I love the beach, and I think it’s healthy to get a little bit of color. (Candice Accola)

Seeing photographs of my dad, Bert, on the beach with a knotted handkerchief on his head to avoid getting sunburn still brings a smile to my face. (Vera Lynn)

Sunbathing and beach

I didn’t have a pool growing up, and we went to the beach to lay out and get sun. (Erika Eleniak)

Every now and again I want to go to the beach and be in the sun, but that’s a very rare feeling, so I could live in London, definitely. (Taylor Momsen)

I love going to the beach in the tropics and doing whatever I do – surfing, swimming or being – and the glow when I get a tan that deepens. I walk around with red and gold in my skin and feel like the most beautiful thing on the planet! (Anika Noni Rose)

Quotes about sunbathing

Friends and beach

We do not find friendships through intensive searching, but in the same way
as one finds a shell on the beach. Basically she finds us. (Marina Zuber)

There are friends who are like the beach, you
just always feel comfortable and relaxed with them. (Steffie Hilse)

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)

Walks and beach

A beach walk is for stretching your legs and your mind, for looking at life with newfound eyes. (Sandy Gingras)

When you walk on the beach at night, you can say things you can’t say in real life. (Jenny Han)

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)

Quotes about walking

Children and beach

To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me. (Isaac Newton)

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

Babies don’t need a vacation, but I still see them at the beach… it pisses me off! I’ll go over to a little baby and say ‘What are you doing here? You haven’t worked a day in your life!’ (Steven Wright)

Snow and beach

I love the snow! I actually cannot stand the beach. (Dove Cameron)

I’m definitely much more of a beach bunny. I prefer the sun over the snow. (Gillian Zinser)

But here I am in July, and why am I thinking about Christmas pudding? Probably because we always pine for what we do not have. The winter seems cozy and romantic in the hell of summer, but hot beaches and sunlight are what we yearn for all winter. (Joanna Franklin Bell)

Quotes about snow

Peace and beach

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

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

I know what brings me peace, and it isn’t sandy beaches or chirping birds in rain forests. (Cassandra Clare)

Nature and beach

Long the eastern beaches,
Where brown the seaweed grows,
And over broad salt meadows,
The green tide ebbs and flows. (Frank Oliver Call)

It has lost its bright face —
the beach.
I walk through the gray sand.
Seagulls shriek plaintively,
the sea falls in roaring. —
Dark clouds chase
from sea to land… (Carl Peter Fröhling)

Quotes about nature

Surfing and beach

As soon as I stood up on that hard surfboard, I went so fast and it was such an incredible feeling that I was obsessed, and I fell in love with it, so I never stopped. So, that’s how it all started, being around people at the beach and other surfers and then finally getting an actual surf board, and falling in love with that feeling. (Donavon Frankenreiter)

Being a surfer means being everything! Not only to ride on the board and, with the look of a real guru, wander along the beaches, sideways appreciating the girls. Being a surfer means to contain many things, to combine many, just as the surf combines light, air bubbles, water, glitter and dusk. Knowing your goals is what surfing is all about. (Nikita Zamekhovsky-Megalocardi)

Quotes about surfing

Glory and beach

Glory is first and foremost a beautiful beach. We roll in its fine sand, then, soon, we smell a bad smell, that of the fish that the women come to empty on the edge. (Jules Renard)

As I lie on the lonely beach;
Chanting aloft in the pine-tops,
The wind has a lesson to teach;
But the stars sing an anthem of glory… (Robert W. Service)

Solitude and beach

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

I thought of you and how you love this beauty,
And walking up the long beach all alone
I heard the waves breaking in measured thunder
As you and I once heard their monotone. (Sara Teasdale)

Youth and beach

All youth ends up on the glorious beach, at the water’s edge, where women seem to be finally free, where they are so beautiful that they no longer even need the lie of our dreams. (Céline)

And of course I have the right to go to the beach and sit where I want even when I’m over 50. If this society doesn’t get the obsession with youth under control, does one have to fear that the elderly will soon all be locked away? (Uschi Glas)

Thoughts and beach

My thoughts wandered, and I thought of the sunny beaches of Brittany and the freshness of the sea. (William Somerset Maugham)

When anxious, uneasy and bad thoughts come, I go to the sea, and the sea drowns them out with its great wide sounds, cleanses me with its noise, and imposes a rhythm upon everything in me that is bewildered and confused. (Rainer Maria Rilke)

Forest and beach

Nowhere do the deciduous forests rustle sweeter and more refreshing than on the bare beach where there are none. (Gerhart Hauptmann)

I love walking in the woods, along the trails, by the beaches. I love being part of nature… It is therapy. One needs to be alone, to recharge one’s batteries. (Grace Kelly)

Quotes about forest

Beach bunnies

I can see why some people become “beach bunnies”: you don’t have to think about things or even talk when you’re on the beach. You just sit here and feel good about being alive. (Jennifer Allison)

C’m filming. I find the isolation there terrifying. There’s nowhere to go, there’s nowhere to be with people. I’m not a beach bunny. (Kathleen Turner)

Tide and beach

Only worry in the world is the tide gonna reach my chair. (Zac Brown Band)

All men know of death, but they do not expect it of a sudden, and it comes upon them unawares. So, though the dry flats extend far out, soon the tide comes and floods the beach. (Yoshida Kenko)

City and beach

I won’t be interested in Paris until the day the public authorities install the sea in the city centre. It’s the place where I like to walk, but for the moment, I find that it lacks a beach. (Daniel Prevost)

In Rio, you can spend afternoons watching people play on the beach. It’s a great show. (Olivier Guez)

Sunset and beach

There can’t possibly be anything more beautiful than Seaside Beach at sunset. (Bryn McCarren)

I have always thought beach weddings are beautiful. A sunset ceremony with a beautiful sky, white drapes and fire lanterns. (Ricky Whittle)

Sex and beach

To be really intimate with her, the great sandy beaches, provided, always, that they be not too soft, are far more convenient. (Jules Michelet)

Jack’s girlfriend is called Midori and she likes having sex on the beach. (Ben Croshaw)

Swimming and beach

Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

I love going to the beach and swimming in the ocean. I think it’s so relaxing. It’s also a great form of active recovery. It’s perfect for those rest days when you still want to move a little bit. (Eugenie Bouchard)

Quotes about swimming

Picnic and beach

A vacationer who was picnicking on a beach was moved by the sardines in oil he was about to eat, and released them into the sea. (Marc Escayrol)

I just wanna lie on the beach and eat hot dogs. That’s all I’ve ever wanted. (Kevin Malone)

Quotes about picnic

Shells and beach

One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach. (Anne Morrow Lindbergh)

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)

Summer and beach

Summer means happy times and good sunshine. It means going to the beach, going to Disneyland, having fun. (Brian Wilson)

In the summertime, when the weather is hot. You can stretch right up and touch the sky. (Mango Terry)

Quotes about summer


To write freedom on the edge of a beach is already to have the freedom to write it. Even if the sea erases this word: freedom remains. (Jean-Michel Wyl)

I have a house on the island of Oléron: if I catch a guy throwing a paper or a can on the beach, I can tear his hair out! It pisses me off! (Sylvie Testud)

Among the topics of beach quotes, I would highlight sunbathing, sex, sunscreen, girls, naked, sunset.

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