A mountain is composed of tiny grains of earth. The ocean is made up of tiny drops of water. Even so, life is but an endless series of little details, actions, speeches, and thoughts. And the consequences whether good or bad of even the least of them are far-reaching.
It is an unfortunate personal tragedy. However, when compared to the vast ocean of the collective tragedy faced by my people, my illness is merely a pebble. I am deeply sad that I am crippled by this illness, unable to contribute anything substantial towards the alleviation of the immense suffering and oppression of my people.
Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.
A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Idleness is the grand Pacific Ocean of life, and in that stagnant abyss the most salutary things produce no good, the most noxious no evil. Vice, indeed, abstractedly considered, may be, and often is engendered in idleness; but the moment it becomes efficiently vice, it must quit its cradle and cease to be idle.
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty
You didn't come into this world. You came out of it, like a wave from the ocean. You are not a stranger here.
Could we with ink the ocean fill,
Were every blade of grass a quill,
Were the world of parchment made,
And every man a scribe by trade,
To write the love of God above
Would drain the ocean dry;
Nor would the scroll contain the whole,
Though stretched from sky to sky.
Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering.
The greatest obstacle to discovering the shape of the earth, the continents and the ocean was not ignorance but the illusion of knowledge.
Known is a drop, unknown is an Ocean
Seeing death as the end of life is like seeing the horizon as the end of the ocean.
As idle as a painted ship Upon a painted ocean.
Honor the ocean of love
Civilization is like a thin layer of ice upon a deep ocean of chaos and darkness.
Faith is knowing there is an ocean because you have seen a brook.
A woman's heart is a deep ocean of secrets.
How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is quite clearly Ocean.
Others may use the ocean as their road; Only the English make it their abode.
The ocean is a mighty harmonist.
The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man to error.
Either you decide to stay in the shallow end of the pool or you go out in the ocean.
Love is an ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses.