by Brooke Obie
From the calming waves to the warm sand and the sun's rays, there's so much to love about the beach! Escape from your day with these images and inspiring quotes about the beach.
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
I love the beach. I love the sea. All my life I live within - in front of the sea. Rafael Nadal
Pictured: Al Sol Del Mar Resort, Cap Cana, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Photo credit: Brooke Obie
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
One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach. Anne Morrow Lindbergh
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
At the beach, life is different. Time doesn't move hour to hour but mood to moment. Sandy Gingras
Pictured: view from Sanctuary Cap Cana by Al Sol Resorts, Cap Cana, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Photo credit: Brooke Obie
Don't grow up too quickly, lest you forget how much you love the beach. Michelle Held
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me. Isaac Newton
Some beach somewhere, there's a big umbrella casting shade over an empty chair. Palm trees are growing, warm breezes blowing. I picture myself there, some beach somewhere. Rory Lee Feek and Paul Overstreet
We live by the currents, plan by the tides and follow the sun. Sandy Gingras
Pictured: view from Blue Marlin restaurant at Sanctuary, Cap Cana by Al Sol Resorts, Cap Cana, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Photo credit: Brooke Obie
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