Live Swell’s Top 10 Surfing Quotes

Just as there have been many revolutionary great surfers who have influenced the sport of surfing, there are many surfing quotes that still make waves and influence us today. These quotes make us think, inspire us to travel and surf, and most important make us want to live the lives we want.

Surfing quotes provide another another perspective and can make an impact on your life, it you embrace it and allow it.  So whether you surf or not, we hope you find some inspiration in these surfing quotes to go out and grab a surf board, take a surf trip or just to simply live life.

Live Swell’s Top 10 Surfing Quotes

1.”The best surfer out there is the one having the most fun.” -Phil Edwards

2.”Out of water, I am nothing.” -Duke Kahanamoku

3.”The biggest sin in the world would be if I lost my love for the ocean.” -Laird Hamilton

4.”There is nothing, nothing, more sad than a surfer who used to surf.” -Unknown author

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5. “If in doubt, paddle out.” -Nat Young

6.”You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” -John Kabat-Zinn

7.”We’re all equal before a wave.” -Laird Hamilton

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8. “It’s not tragic to die doing something you love.” -Bodie


9. “I’m just a surfer who wanted to build something that would allow me to surf longer.”  -Jack O’Neill

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10. “If you’re having a bad day, catch a wave.” -Frosty Hesson

We love surfing, surfing quotes and are passionate about surf travel and believe in living life to the fullest.

Enjoy these quotes! Use them in your own life and share with others! Maybe they’ll even inspire your next surf trip to an epic surf town. And no matter what, just remember “Your wave is waiting!”

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If you feel inspired by our Ultimate List of Surfing Quotes to find your next wave or are simply looking to widen your horizons, love the beach life and are seeking unique experiences of the best surf town destinations, join our community now – and you will get a dose of unique experiences and inspiration.


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