Whale Related Quotes



“We understand from the vet onboard the salvage vessel that the whale suffered a series of convulsions at around 7 pm (0030 IST) and died.”

Katy Geary


And one rose in a tent of sea and gave A darkening shudder; water fell away; The whale stood shining, and then sank in spray.

Yvor Winters


Sea World's killer whale collection needs constant replenishing. The average life span of the animals in captivity is less than half the average for killer whales in the ocean.

Nina Easton


“He piled upon the whale's white hump the sum of all the general rage and hate felt by his whole race from Adam down; and then, as if his chest had been a mortar, he burst his hot heart's shell upon it.”

Herman Melville


My favorite wild animal is a narwhal - the unicorn of the sea. It's a whale with a tooth that sticks out of its head that's almost two-thirds the length of its entire body.

Kesha


Whales are silly once every two years. The young are called short-heads or baby blimps. Many whale romances begin in Baffin's bay and end in Procter and Gamble's factory, Staten Island."

Will Cuppy


I done wrestled with an alligator, I done tussled with a whale; handcuffed lightning, thrown thunder in jail; only last week, I murdered a rock, injured a stone, hospitalised a brick; I'm so mean I make medicine sick.

Muhammad Ali


Light doesn't penetrate beneath the surface of the water, so ocean creatures like whales and dolphins and even 800 species of fish communicate by sound. And a North Atlantic right whale can transmit across hundreds of miles.

Rose George


Water can be a blessing or a curse. Too often we make conservation about saving a whale, a coral reef or a marsh. But we don't make it about saving life. The one thing that every single human being has in common is our need for water.

Alexandra Cousteau


Isimangaliso must be the only place on the globe where the oldest land mammal (rhinoceros) and the world biggest terrestrial mammal (elephant) share an ecosystem with the world's oldest fish (coelacanth) and the world's biggest marine mammal (whale)

Nelson Mandela