Top 250 Beach Quotes

Looking for the best beach quotes? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve compiled a list of 250 quotes for you.

We have a solid collection of quotes on different topics (e.g. river quotes, water quotes). And don’t forget to check out these ocean and sea quotes.

Beach Quotes

1. “I like to run on the beach. It’s a different exercise as well when you’re in sand, a different kind of training.” – Charlie Bewley

2. “Take time in a place you love, restore your spirit on the beach.” – Luanne Rice

3. “The ocean is both my mistress and my lover. How else can I explain her salty kiss that is still on my lips.” – Anthony T. Hincks

4. “Everyday I’m steppin’ on a beach!” – idk

5. “I miss the beach, the peace it brings you. I love the sound and smell of the sea.” – Genesis Rodriguez

6. “The beach to me is a sacred zone between the earth and the sea, one of those in-between between places where transitions can be experienced – where endings can be mourned and beginnings birthed. A walk along the beach offers the gift of the unexpected.” – Joan Anderson

7. “I recall that day on the beach – the sand so brilliant, the clouds so massive, and the wind punishing your hair…” – John Geddes

8. “A long walk in a long beach shortens every kind of sorrow!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

9. “And I see that not touching for so long was a drive to the beach with the windows rolled up so the waves feel that much colder.” – Amy Hempel

10. “Here, Fridays were dedicated to the two Bs – Beach and Boats.” – Laura Miller

11. “So that the monotonous fall of the waves on the beach, which for the most part beat a measured and soothing tattoo to her thoughts seemed consolingly to repeat over and over again…” – Virginia Woolf

12. “Life’s a beach. Just roll with it.” – Nia

13. “My day is done, and I am like a boat drawn on the beach, listening to the dance-music of the tide in the evening.” – Rabindranath Tagore

14. “Take off your shoes – You’re on barefoot beach. Relax in the sunshine – Broken only by trees.” – Giorge Leedy

15. “When I walk down the beach and smell the salt water, hear the waves crashing against the shoreline, and feel the granular sand under my feet, I can’t help but realize why I’m here on this green earth.” – Wendy Joubert

16. “Standing naked on the beach with all of my secrets between my legs, I look out into the water and up deep into the stars. I beg the sparkling lanterns of light to cure me of myself.” – Jennifer Elisabeth

17. “Beach girls now, beach girls tomorrow, beach girls till the end of time.” – Luanne Rice

18. “If you think about it, finding true love is a lot like finding a particular grain of sand on the beach.” – Chrissy Anderson

19. “All I cared about that summer were suntans, beaches, boys and booze.” – Shannon Celebi

20. “The beach is a natural park, without the greenery but the sand is a natural toy.” – Anuradha Bhattacharyya

21. “You know, we queens loathed rain at the beach, small cocks, and reality, I think. In that order.” – Andrew Holleran

22. “The waves lie on the beach; Your hair on your back of angel.” – Charles de Leusse

23. “Not all beaches are fun and sunscreen.” – Bryant A. Loney

24. “Tipani flower skies blazing rapture of color laced tree crowns silhouettes along the ocean diamond necklaced beach…of my heart in fragrance of love spilled by caressing kisses of the sun opening the gates to dive deep through away to horizons with no return.” – Oksana Rus

25. “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

26. “Whoever thought a naked beach was a good idea never sat in one.” – Janet Evanovich

27. “Today was about chasing sun-rays, beach waves, & sunsets. All things beautiful that give you peace are worth chasing. Everything else isn’t.” – April Mae Monterrosa

28. “Life is a summer, full of fun, at the beach, under the sun.” – Debasish Mridha

29. “Endless ocean, blue water, dreamy sky, tranquil beach, love in the air, mind fly high.” – Debasish Mridha

30. “There is no place like the beach… where the land meets the sea and the sea meets the sky.” – Umair Siddiqui

31. “Once Paul told her that the beach was like him because it changed every day but never made progress.” – Ann Brashares

32. “When two roads diverge take the one that leads to the beach!” – Hannah McKinnon

33. “Her pace is furious as she walks along the beach, the surf competing with the noise in her head.” – Anita Shreve

34. “I lived for those long casual walks down the beach and the sight of her small footprints in the glistening wet sand.” – Pat Conroy

35. “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

36. “The stone you took away from a beach will long for that beach because it belongs there!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

37. “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

38. “Urban callused feet Walking barefoot on the beach Worn smooth by the sand” – Richard L. Ratliff

39. “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

40. “Wild beach is my primordial address.” – Talismanist Giebra

41. “I thought I could avoid continually crashing, but as it turns out, it’s unavoidable. Even on the calmest day, the ocean still rolls into the beach and pulls pebbles out to sea.” – Rebekah Crane

42. “Think free to smell your wild beach within.” – Talismanist Giebra

43. “Our mind is like a beach: Sometimes sunny, sometimes wavy, sometimes crowded, sometimes empty and lonely; at times stormy, at nights, cold and windy; in the mornings, very clear; at twilight, foggy! Our mind is like a beach, changing from one moment to another!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

44. “The ripples within the clouds shall lead us to the beach in the sky.” – Anthony T. Hincks

45. “When we walk along the beach and feel the sand beneath our toes and then the surf sends small waves to gently caress our feet; then we smell the saltiness upon the wind; that is when we know that we have come home from whence we came.” – Anthony T.Hincks

46. “Sunday on the beach, having sea shells in the pocket, sand in the shoes, was the day to refuel our souls and be grateful to the blessings.” – Unknown

47. “No throne in the world can substitute a beach chair.” – Talismanist Giebra

48. “Life is a beach. Don’t make spelling errors.” – Talismanist Giebra

49. “When the wild wave meets the calm beach, when anger reaches tranquillity, anger disappears, serenity triumphs, the wave experiences enlightenment!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

50. “The waves came up towards us, fumbling and gnawing at the beach like an immense soft mouth.” – Ross Macdonald

51. “A huge deserted beach made up of very round polished white coral gravel, so smooth each piece looks like a glass bead. This beach changes its shape according to the seasons.” – Xavier Romero-Frias

52. “True love is not monkey love, it is not blind, and it does not expect anything in return. Love is flowing like a breeze on the beach and Love connects like a kiss or hug. Love simply is, by Gardener.” – Jozef Simkovic

53. “The beautiful colourful stones of the beaches must never forget that they shine because of the waves! Let us always honor the things that turn us into something admirable!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

54. “It’s not the size nor the power of the ocean that amazes me. Rather, it’s the way that something so powerful and immense can repeatedly caress a beach with such tenderness and never tire of doing it.” – Craig D. Lounsbrough

55. “The only thing that can be hated from the beach is time to go home.” – Unknown

56. “I love the beach, everything except the fucking sand, the fucking sun, and the fucking water.” – Peter Swanson

57. “A magician wandered along the beach, but no one needed him.” – Douglas Adams

58. “We need a break. Let’s drive to the beach with sweats and a blanket. A little wine and a lot of conversation. Let’s take in the ocean views and sounds and let the rest of the world do its thing without us for a little while.” – Steve Maraboli

59. “The beach reminds us of space. Fine sand grains, all more or less uniform in size, have been produced from the larger rocks through ages of jostling and rubbing, abrasion and erosion, again driven through waves and weather by distinct moon and Sun. The beach also reminds us of time. The world is much older than human species.” – Carl Sagan

60. “I become like a boulder on the beach in a time-lapse video. The sun and moon and stars cross the sky again and again, shadows lengthen and shrink, the tide rushes in and out. The sea heaves in the background, crabs and seabirds flicker in and out of view. Meanwhile, the boulder sits there, stolid, unmoving, all alone, as life whizzes past.” – Misa Sugiura

61. “I am repeated over and over like waves forming and crashing to the shore – once more I am washed up, beached on your heart; wondering if in this voyage you will claim me before the full tide takes me once more.” – Collette O’Mahony

62. “Naoko spoke to me in the spaces between the crashing of the dark waves.Eventually though, the tide would pull back, and I would be left on the beach alone.” – Haruki Murakami

63. “An empty beach is a perfect place to both fill and empty the mind!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

64. “Day vivified the city, and we found a rogue path through the dunes down to the beach, the foam edge of teal sea. The whole sky celestial sapphire.” – Aspen Matis

65. “I shall wear white flannel trousers, and walk upon the beach.” – T.S. Eliot

66. “Time spent for temporary happiness like movie or outing or weekend on a beach is all synthetic; with shelf life of a day or two. Work for your bigger dreams that should last for whole life. Then movie and beach would seem more interesting, realising that you have done something.” – Vikrmn

67. “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.” – Unknown

68. “Sea more of the world, one beach at a time.” – Unknown

69. “Life is a beach, I’m just playing in the sand.” – Lil Wayne

70. “The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach – waiting for a gift from the sea.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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

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

73. “It’s a relief to be on a straightforward beach vacation. No endangered species or ancient city walls to capture.” – Alexis Schaitkin

74. “The beach is definitely where I feel most at home. It’s my oxygen. I forget how much I need it sometimes when I’m away working.” – Behati Prinsloo

75. “Beaches are God’s poetry.” – Steve Maraboli

76. “I look my best when I’m totally free, on holiday, walking on the beach.” – Rosamund Pike

77. “After a visit to the beach, it’s hard to believe that we live in a material world.” – Pam Shaw

78. “To escape and sit quietly on the beach – that’s my idea of paradise.” – Emilia Wickstead

79. “One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach. One can collect only a few, and they are more beautiful if they are few.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh

80. “B.E.A.C.H.: Best Escape Anyone Can Have.“ – Unknown

81. “There is no question that the beaches that our grandchildren will play on will be different from ours. The important question is whether they will be better or worse.” – Orrin H. Pilkey

82. “The world has enough beautiful mountains and meadows, spectacular skies and serene lakes. It has enough lush forests, flowered fields, and sandy beaches. It has plenty of stars and the promise of a new sunrise and sunset every day. What the world needs more of is people to appreciate and enjoy it.” – Michael Josephson

83. “Heaven seems a little closer at the beach.” – Unknown

84. “Nothing soothes the soul like a walk on the beach.” – Keep Calm

85. “The sun shines everywhere, not just at the beach.” – Brande Roderick

86. “Take walks on a beach for exercise.” – Cesar Iriarte

87. “A walk on the beach is worth a thousand words.” – Anonymous

88. “The beach is a place of solitude where I can set my spirit free and relax.” – M. L. Borges

89. “Beaches are a treasure – cherished by most, exploited by some, enjoyed by all.” – Orrin H. Pilkey

90. “If parents are gracious, children will bask in it like the beach on a sunny day.” – Michael Cannon Loehrer

91. “The smell of beach always gives you the good vibes!” – The Grumpy Guru

92. “I love being on the beach – it’s my favorite place.” – Geri Halliwell

93. “Sometimes just being on a beach with my loved ones is all the adventure I need.” – Guy Laliberte

94. “Happiness is a day at the beach with sand between my toes and sunburn on my nose.” – Unknown

95. “Worry is something you can make as big as the tallest mountain, or as small as a pebble on the beach. It is up to you to decide which you would rather have.” – Byron Pulsifer

96. “When I see old photos of me on the beach I don’t look too bad… but it’s hard trying to breathe in for such a long time when I spot the photographers!” – Gary Lineker

97. “I’m a real nature lover, so whenever possible, I like to get to the beach or get to a forest or get somewhere there’s fresh air.” – Murray Bartlett

98. “If there is a heaven for me, I’m sure it has the beach attached to it.” – Jimmy Buffet

99. “Happiness is the beach. Joy is the waves.” – Will Bowen

100. “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

101. “There’s no place like home. Except for the beach.” – Unknown

102. “Metal detecting is serious business. They’re the ones who will be out combing the beaches at the first peek of daylight, intent on finding any treasure waiting to be discovered.” – Thomas Nelson

103. “The vision of people 50+ spending their retirement years gardening, golfing, and lounging on the beach is out. Meaningful work is in.” – Kerry Hannon

104. “The beach is not a place to work; to read, write or to think.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh

105. “In every outthrust headland, in every curving beach, in every grain of sand there is the story of the earth.” – Rachel Carson

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

107. “The beach of life can be anything and everything from tranquil, calm, sunny, peaceful, and magically wonderful to gray, overcast, turbulent, roller-coaster-y, or stormy.” – Barbara Legan

108. “Beach more, worry less.” – Unknown

109. “We could drive down to another beach. Even tanned, your skin seems white. All our friends have gone away from here. So let’s disappear from sight.” – Will Oldham

110. “Perhaps it is too late. I want to run the beach’s length, because it never ends.” – Deborah Ager

111. “You have to unhook your seat belt.” “That’s not true.” “I’m afraid it’s difficult to walk on the beach if you’re strapped to a car seat.” – Nora Roberts

112. “There can’t possibly be anything more beautiful than Seaside Beach at sunset.” – Bryn McCarren

113. “Be careful, not all are what they seem. Some people pretend to be the beach, but they’re actually quicksand.” – Steve Maraboli

114. “Studies have shown that those who take the time to smell the roses and view nature are able to lower their blood pressure and reduce their stress. Just sitting on the beach can be a great way to relax your nerves.” – Salma Stockdale

115. “If we were motivated by money, we would have sold the company a long time ago and ended up on a beach.” – Larry Page

116. “No computers, no phone calls, no problems at the beach, only sunshine and smiles allowed.” – Catherine Pulsifer

117. “Time wasted at the beach is time well spent.” – Unknown

118. “The beach is a great place to relieve the soul-crushing stress you build up in the traffic going to the beach.” – Unknown

119. “The beach gives me porpoise.” – Unknown

120. “I followed my heart and it led me to the beach.” – Unknown

121. “Give me coffee to change the things I can, and the beach to accept the things I can’t.” – Unknown

122. “99 problems but a beach ain’t one.” – Unknown

123. “If you need me, call me on my shell.” – Unknown

124. “The Beach is cheaper than therapy.” – Unknown

125. “I wish that my Health Insurance covered beach Therapy.” – Unknown

126. “Only at the beach can we go a splishin’ and a splashin’.”- Kate Summers

127. “I like anywhere with a beach. A beach and warm weather is all I really need.” – Rob Gronkowski

128. “The beach is not always a place, sometimes it’s a feeling.” – Unknown

129. “My sense of direction leads me one way: to the beach.” – Unknown

130. “The true beauty of a woman can be observed when she has spent the day at the beach.” – Troian Bellisario

131. “I love you more than there are grains of sand on the beach, fish in the sea, and waves in the ocean.” – Unknown

132. “I love the beach. I love the sea. All my life I live within – in front of the sea.” – Rafael Nadal

133. “Feeling stressed? There’s a beach for that.” – Unknown

134. “It was love at first site the day I met the beach.” – Unknown

135. “Life’s a beach, and I’m just playing in the sand.” – Unknown

136. “It doesn’t matter where you go in life, as long as you go to the beach.” – Unknown

137. “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

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

139. “I honestly think the beach is the only place children actually entertain themselves.” – Donna McLavy

140. “A good beach day keeps the doctor away.” – Unknown

141. “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

142. “Every day should be a beach day.” – Unknown

143. “I live in Florida, and when people ask how close to the beach I am, I say, Twelve minutes or twelve hours. It depends on which beach you want to go to.” – Jarod Kintz

144. “Everyone should believe in something. I believe I should go to the beach.” – Unknown

145. “I’ll have a side of beach with my morning coffee.” – Unknown

146. “Keep calm and think of the beach.” – Unknown

147. “Gone to the beach. Be back never.” – Unknown

148. “Life takes you down many paths but my favorite ones lead to the beach.” – Unknown

149. “I miss being on beach vacation and never knowing what day of the week it is.” – Unknown

150. “Life is always better at the beach.” – Unknown

151. “It was as if when I looked into his eyes, I was standing alone on the edge of the world on a windswept ocean beach. There was nothing but the soft roar of the waves.” – Anne Rice

152. “On the beach, you can live in bliss.” – Dennis Wilson

153. “Get away from it all, find your peace on the beach.” – Unknown

154. “Writers begin with a grain of sand, and then create a beach.” – Robert Black

155. “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

156. “I hope someday I’ll wake up to see that I live on the beach.” – Unknown

157. “A cloudy day at the beach is still a day at the… beach!” – Unknown

158. “A beach and warm weather is all I really need.” – Rob Gronkowski

159. “A beach will always tremble at the first touch of a wave.” – Anthony T. Hincks

160. “A mere forty years ago, beach volleyball was just beginning. No bureaucrat would have invented it, and that’s what freedom is all about.” – Newt Gingrich

161. “A real friend is someone who takes a winter vacation on a sun-drenched beach and does not send a card.” – Farmer’s Almanac

162. “A simple life is good with me. I don’t need a whole lot. For me, a T-shirt, a pair of shorts, barefoot on a beach and I’m happy.” – Yanni

163. “A simple life is what people need, and the beach as a place of rest.” – Yanni

164. “A walk along the beach offers the gift of the unexpected. Scan the horizon and glimpse the endless possibilities. Stroll head down and encounter one natural treasure after another. Tease the tides and feel a sense of adventure. Dive into the surf and experience the rush of risk.” – Joan Anderson

165. “After a long day at the beach, a hamburger and fries usually does the trick.” – Adam Scott

166. “As much as we love being sociable on holiday, part of me craves the idea of being away, staying in a hut on the beach, and maybe not seeing anyone for days.” – Louise Nurding

167. “At home, we live on the beach, and it’s like every day is a date.” – Grant Show

168. “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

169. “Between planning family vacations and running away for novel-writing retreats, I’ve spent much of my adult life questing for the perfect beach escape, renting cottages all along the Florida Gulf and up and down the Atlantic Coast – as far north as Nags Head, as far south as Key West.” – Mary Kay Andrews

170. “Building a little bonfire at night on the beach and lying on a blanket with my wife under the stars is not only sexy, it’s romantic.” – Benjamin Bratt

171. “Don’t be afraid to go up to the hot girl on the beach.” – Charlotte McKinney

172. “Don’t grow up too quickly, lest you forget how much you love the beach.” – Michelle Held

173. “During one new moon at perigee, I stood on high ground, watching salt ponds overflow, cover the beach, and meet the ocean. Because the moon was invisible, the water was black as it drowned the sand, and the event felt primal – which in fact it was, because it was nature.” – Luanne Rice

174. “Every thought and word that a novelist thinks or writes is part of that castle constructed from sands on the beach of Me, including the turret or rampart or moat he may have thought or written on behalf of someone or something else.” – Steve Erickson

175. “Every writer has their rituals. For me, it’s morning walks along the beach.” – Sue Monk Kidd

176. “Here’s my definition of a great beach read – a fabulous story that sucks me in like a black hole and when it’s over, it jettisons my bones across the galaxy with a hair on fire mission to convince everyone I know that they must read that book or they will die.” – Dorothea Benton Frank

177. “How thin and insecure is that little beach of white sand we call consciousness. I’ve always known that in my writing it is the dark troubled sea of which I know nothing, save its presence, that carried me. I’ve always felt that creating was a fearless and a timid, a despairing and hopeful, launching out into that unknown.” – Athol Fugard

178. “I’m all about shrimpburgers, reading, and going to the beach.” – Sarah Dessen

179. “I’m attempting to put myself in a bottle that will one day wash up on the beach for my children.” – Randy Pausch

180. “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

181. “I’m definitely much more of a beach bunny. I prefer the sun over the snow.” – Gillian Zinser

182. “I am like the foam that races over the beach or the moonlight that falls arrow-like here on a tin can, here on a spike of the mailed sea holly, or a bone or a half-eaten boat.” – Virginia Woolf

183. “I’m still obsessed with the beach whenever I’m home; when I’m on the beach, it feels like home to me.” – Brett Young

184. “I can’t picture going to a beach, or anywhere on vacation, without a couple of books as companions.” – Rosecrans Baldwin

185. “I don’t feel I’ve arrived home until I get on the beach. All my life, the theater of the sea has been a very strong thing.” – Derek Walcott

186. “I enjoy art, architecture, museums, churches and temples; anything that gives me insight into the history and soul of the place I’m in. I can also be a beach bum – I like to laze in the shade of a palm tree with a good book or float in a warm sea at sundown.” – Cherie Lunghi

187. “I have always wanted to write a novel, and I tried many times but could never find the right story. One day, I was walking on the beach, and the idea for ‘Groundswell’ hit me. I went into the house and started writing and never stopped.” – Katie Lee

188. “I love going to the beach and swimming in the ocean. I think it’s so relaxing.” – Eugenie Bouchard

189. “I’ve grown up by the beach all my life, and I almost get anxiety if I haven’t been swimming for a couple weeks or a month.” – Flume

190. “I have traveled a fair amount, and I have visited some great cities. I love architecture and museums and castles and ruins and central markets and even double-decker bus tours. But, I am a sucker for a tropical beach.” – Chelsea Cain

191. “I like being in warm weather. I find that relaxes me. I like being near water. I like sitting on a beach and sort of hearing the water, watching waves break, looking at the shimmering. I find that really relaxing.” – Stephen A. Schwarzman

192. “I like to escape to the beach and kind of ground myself whenever I can.” – Lili Reinhart

193. “I like to go to my simple cottage by the ocean or, really, any beach!” – Barry Sternlicht

194. “I live on the beach, and I always will.” – Nathan Phillips

195. “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

196. “I never feel more beautiful than after I’ve been to the beach and my hair’s just a crazy mess of salt curls.” – Troian Bellisario

197. “I pass my time in the open air on the beach when it is really heavy weather or when the boats go out fishing.” – Claude Monet

198. “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

199. “I think that going to the beach as a child, being in the water and smelling that salt air and hearing the seagulls, it had a real calming effect. But also, it was a mysterious thing – I remember wondering what was under those dark New England seas.” – Brian Skerry

200. “I try to get to the beach every day. It brings sanity to my life. I’ll just sit and read a book and enjoy the quiet.” – Audrina Patridge

201. “I typically enjoy a beautiful beach destination, as I find the water and sand to be the most replenishing.” – Elizabeth Berkley

202. “I want to be a simple bride when I get married. I want a beach wedding where I am running around on the sand in a white dress.” – Sonakshi Sinha

203. “I want to run the beach’s length, because it never ends.” – Deborah Ager

204. “I was on the beach, and I was just thinking to myself that I have no one place where I actually feel like I’m at home. I came up with the idea of having no roots – never being grounded to a certain place but having your home with people who you love.” – Alice Merton

205. “I was on the beach every summer. That was the pleasant part of my childhood because we were right by the sea. We’d take a picnic, and I’d spend hours in the water until I turned blue. You couldn’t get me out of there.” – Olga Kurylenko

206. “I would be doing anything to avoid a 9-5 job and high heels. Lifeguard, beach volleyball player, whatever.” – Julie Foudy

207. “I would only read the novels that people classify as ‘beach books’ if I were being held prisoner and the only alternative was the ‘Book of Mormon’.” – Tom Robbins

208. “If I want to go on holiday, I want to sit on a beach, swim, drink cocktails and read a book.” – Sam Riley

209. “If you know that you have just three days at the beach, you will be so happy to be there every day.” – Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

210. “In Haiti, beach bodies are simply bodies, and beach reads are simply books, because the beach is all around you.” – Roxane Gay

211. “In times of uncertainty – whether it’s economic, psychological, emotional, or philosophical – people often say that the only thing we can truly control is our attitudes. If that’s true, then I’m going to spend today walking my 14-year-old dog on a free beach and treasuring the fact that she’s still alive.” – Ali Liebegott

212. “In this big ball of people, I’m just one grain of sand on this beach.” – Aurora

213. “It’s when I go down to the beach that the waves come up to greet me.” – Anthony T. Hincks

214. “Life gives you special moments, especially those that involve the beach.” – Larry Wilcox

215. “Living at the beach, it’s hard to get out of the sun.” – Stephen Dorff

216. “Luxury is anything that feels special. I mean, it can be a moment, it can be a walk on the beach, it could be a kiss from your child, or it could be a beautiful picture frame, a special fragrance. I think luxury doesn’t necessarily have to mean expensive.” – Aerin Lauder

217. “My body’s urge is to be in a pair of shorts, working and going down to the beach.” – Derek Walcott

218. “My perfect beach town isn’t a fancy resort or glitzy planned community. It’s a place with a hometown grocery that has decent meat, seafood, and a deli; a couple of ice cream shops; and a handful of good restaurants – where the island-wide dress code is ‘no shoes, no shirt, no problem’.” – Mary Kay Andrews

219. “No one knows anything about the fashion industry in Brazil. They don’t care what you do. They just want the beach and the sun and the fun. I feel the freest and the happiest there.” – Candice Swanepoel

220. “On most holidays, you’ll find me in Mexico. Actually, on most holidays you won’t find me. I’m at a beach, and it’s wonderful.” – Krysten Sinema

221. “One of my earliest memories is of seeing my mother in her beach chair, reading a book under an umbrella by the water’s edge while my sisters and I played beside her. Of all the life lessons she taught me, that is one of my favorites: to take time at a place I love, restore my spirit with books and the beach.” – Luanne Rice

222. “Perhaps summer’s ephemeral nature is what inspires us to embrace the beach read. We tell ourselves that these twisted plots and wild characters are literary ice cream sundaes – extravagant treats that aren’t as calorie-laden when we’re wearing flip flops.” – Sarah MacLean

223. “Play in the sand; splash in the water; get dirty; get wet. The beach is the only place my mom doesn’t get mad about me doing that stuff. Of course I love the beach!” – Dixie Dykens

224. “Summer means happy times and good sunshine. It means going to the beach, going to Disneyland, having fun.” – Brian Wilson

225. “The beach is in our blood. Everyone in our family returns to the beach instinctively, just like the sea turtles.” – Sandy Archibald

226. “The beach is perfect, the sun is perfect, the sea is perfect. How pretty the little waves are, curling up the beach. They are perfectly lovely.” – Mary Borden

227. “The beach represents all the children of the world.” – Gertrude Ederle

228. “The day I stop being inspired to write songs, I’ll go sit on the beach – until I become inspired again.” – Brett Eldredge

229. “The ideal formula for writing is naked on the beach. That’s it.” – Freddy Mercury

230. “There’s an ease that I have living in Australia. The best things about Sydney are free: the sunshine’s free, and the harbor’s free, and the beach is free.” – Russell Crowe

231. “There’s nothing better for kids than a bucket and shovel at the beach.” – Thomas Gibson

232. “There’s nothing like taking Proust to the beach and daydreaming along to it.” – Jerry Hall

233. “There’s only one way to prepare for playing beach volleyball, and that’s by getting in the sand.” – Kerri Walsh Jennings

234. “There were times over the years when life was not easy, but if you’re working a few hours a day and you’ve got a good book to read, and you can go outside to the beach and dig for clams, you’re okay.” – Mary Oliver

235. “This beach is what church once meant.” – Kevin Pilkington

236. “What’s beautiful about beach communities is for whatever reason, they feel like vacation to me.” – Hill Harper

237. “When I think back to my childhood, I just think of the word ‘freedom.’ In the summers, we spent all day on the beach.” – Donna Langley

238. “When I was learning to creep, my mother set me down on the beach to see what I thought of it. I crawled straight for the coming wave and was just through the wall of green when she caught my heels.” – Sylvia Plath

239. “Where does a wise man kick a pebble? On the beach. Where does a wise man hide a leaf? In the forest.” – G. K. Chesterton

240. “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

241. “Why does the ocean rock the moon to sleep every night? So the sun will wake and kiss the beach.” – J. Henson

242. “Words today are like the shells and rope of seaweed which a child brings home glistening from the beach and which in an hour have lost their luster.” – Cyril Connolly

243. “Writing on the beach is not what it’s cracked up to be. The sand blows, and you perspire, and the page gets all blotty and messed up, so I don’t do that anymore.” – Elmore Leonard

244. “You can be really happy and at the same time a vagabond on the beach.” – Cherie Lunghi

245. “You’ll never find your gold on a sandy beach.” – Jim Steinman

246. “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

247. “The beach is truly home, its broad expanse of sand as welcoming as a mother’s open arms. What’s more, this landscape, which extends as far as the eye can see, always reminds me of possibility.” – Joan Anderson

248. “No words can express, The depth of her contentment, As she walks along the beach. As the waves lap against the shores, They create the rhythm of her life. Balmy breeze kiss, Her sun-bronzed skin, And she wonders. Could there ever be a greater destiny, Than to be born with love, For the treasures of the sea? Here, she is home.” – Suzy Toronto

249. “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

250. “Every time we walk along a beach some ancient urge disturbs us so that we find ourselves shedding shoes and garments or scavenging among seaweed and whitened timbers like the homesick refugees of a long war.” – Loren Eiseley