Mermaid quotes

Mermaid quotes

Read on for some mermaid quotes and beach quotes to remind you of why the ocean and mermaids are so incredible.

If you are a mermaid yourself, these quotes will especially resonate with you. Any of these mermaid quotes would be amazing on a mermaid tee shirt, mug, or wall decoration. They are also perfect if you need some social media caption ideas.

I'm done adulting let's be mermaidsSorry, I can't I have important mermaid stuff to do








Little Mermaid quotes

1. "Don't be such a guppy." — Ariel

2. "I want to be where the people are." — Ariel

3. "Watch and you'll see, someday I'll be part of that world." — Ariel

4. "I just don't see how a world that makes such wonderful things could be bad." — Ariel

5. "I've got gadgets and gizmos aplenty. I have whoozits and whatzis galore." — Ariel

6. "Wish I could be part of that world." — Ariel

7. "Look at this stuff. Isn't it neat?" — Ariel

8. "You’re not getting cold fins now, are you?" — Ariel

9. "What’s that word again?" — Ariel

10. "The seaweed is always greener in somebody else's lake." — Sebastian

11. "The human world is a mess. Life under the sea is better than anything they got up there." — Sebastian

12. "Down here all the fish are happy." — Sebastian

13. "Will you get your head out of the clouds and back in the water where it belongs?" — Sebastian

14. "Don't underestimate the importance of body language." — Ursula

15. "You poor unfortunate soul." — Ursula

16. "You want thingamabobs? I've got twenty." — Ariel

Mermaid hair don't careWhen you know it's to much and you don't care

Inspirational mermaid quotes

17. “She is tossed by the waves but she does not sink.” This is a perfect phrase to describe a mermaid. They are powerful and strong creatures that endure the extremes of the ocean. Many of us who wear mermaid tails and swim in them find that mermaiding makes us strong and confident. That’s what this quote is really about. Having the strength to push on even when things get tough. Never give up!

 18. “Be a mermaid in a sea of fish.” - This metaphor simply means to be different. Don’t be afraid to stand out and be a unique individual. We definitely have that covered, because mermaiding isn’t yet a mainstream activity. People may label us as “childish” for wearing mermaid tails, but we don’t care what others think. We continue on doing what we love even if it’s different.

19. “Mermaids don’t lose sleep over the opinions of shrimp.” - Mermaid from Peter Pan This quote promotes the message of ignoring haters. People will always have their opinions about you but you don’t have to let them get you down. What matters the most is your opinion of yourself and that of those who care about you. When a stranger isn’t nice to you, just remember they’re not important to you and their opinion doesn’t have to affect you.

20. “My demons tried to drown me, but they didn’t know I could breathe underwater.” - Jordan Sarah Weatherhead A mermaid is strong in mind and never lets anyone bring her down. People can try to knock you down, but be like a mermaid and resist their negative efforts. 

Lets Shellebrateevery time i slip into the ocean it feels like going home

21. “I must be a mermaid, therefor I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living.” -Anais Nin Having a fear of shallow living means you want to live authentically. You want to be real with people and live a life of meaning and purpose. Living a shallow life often means you’re not free to be yourself, but you pretend to be something you’re not and you care too much about trying to seem perfect.  Now imagine a mermaid stuck in shallow water all the time. They would not be free to swim in the depth of the sea where they belong.

22. “A smooth sea never made a skilled mermaid.”The Nautical Wheeler blog This quote is great because it reminds us that our characters are shaped by the struggles that we endure. With each downfall we learn something new and we grow stronger. Just like a mermaid swimming in rough waters would become stronger physically and mentally.

23. “You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.” — Rabindranath Tagore

24. “Be a mermaid and make waves.” - Macy’s What a whimsical quote! “Make waves” is a saying meaning to make an impact, shake things up, don’t be afraid to make a splash. Mermaids are definitely not afraid to make some waves.

My demons try to drown me but didn't know I could breathe underwaterShe is tossed by the waves but does not sink

Lessons from a mermaid: 

25. Beauty comes from within, Live so deeply, Sea treasure in simple things, Share life’s joyful song, Be the calm in the storm, Take time to shellebrate, Play on the waves, Have no fear of depths, Believe in magic” - This coastal wall art is perfect for the home of a mermaid. It’s full of great lessons pertaining to life as a mermaid. It’s a positive message to include in your home.

Always be yourself unless you can be a mermaidmermaid don't lose sleep over the opinion of shrimps

Funny mermaid quotes

29. “If your thighs touch then you’re one step closer to being a mermaid.” -Vintage wall decoration Love this vintage pinup sign that promotes body positivity!

30. “All you need is sea and sand and a cocktail in hand.”Vintage wall decorationThis quote is perfect for a margaritaville aesthetic. The perfect sign for a beach house. It would also work great for a bar or restaurant by the beach.

31. “A siren needs her coffee before a long day of wrecking ships and drowning men.”- Unknown Channeling some sassy siren vibes with this one! This quote is great for a darker and edgy aesthetic bedroom. The perfect sign for a coffee lover, as well!

32.“I’m done adulting, let’s be mermaids “ - Unknown Mermaiding, while being a completely appropriate activity for adults, tends to channel a childlike energy. It makes you feel happy and playful, like when we were kids.

33. “Sorry, I can’t. I have important mermaid stuff to do.”Unknown This one is just too good. The perfect excuse! 

34. “Always be yourself unless you can be a mermaid.” -unknown It’s as simple as that. If you can be a mermaid, then be a mermaid!

Call me on my shell phoneMermaid for life

Mermaid phrases and mermaid vocabulary

35. “Mermaid for Life”

36. “Shello”

37. “Shellabration”

38. “I’m secretly a mermaid”

39. “Mermaid squad”

40. “Best fishes”

41. “Mer-mazing”

42. “Fin-tastic”

43. “Mermaid hair don’t care”

44. “Mer-velous”

45. “Shell phone”

46. “Mermaid kisses and starfish wishes”

47. “Instant mermaid, just add water.”  

48. Mer-made 

A smooth sea never made a skilled mermaidBe a mermaid and make waves

Ocean Quotes

49. “And to the ocean I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” -Unknown 

50. “10 percent of the ocean is undiscovered and you’re telling me mermaids don’t exist?” - Unknown 

51.“I followed my heart and it lead to the beach.” - Unknown

52. “You are not a drop in the ocean. You are an ocean in a drop.” - Joy N. Hensley

53. “You are stronger than the tide.” - Allison Ivy

54. “Every time I slip into the ocean, it feels like going home.” - Sylvia Earle

55. “The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” - Unknown

mermaid squadIf your thighs touch then you're are one step closer to being a mermaid

56. Ocean rules: Avoid pier pressure, Be shore of yourself, Dont be a crab, Come out of your shell, Take time to coast, Sea life’s beauty, Make waves” - Walmart

57. “The sea cures all ailments of man.” - Plato

58. “A pair of shorts, barefoot on the beach, and I’m happy.” - Yanni

59. “There’s no place like home except for the beach.” - Unknown

60. “At the beach, life is different. Time doesn’t move hour to hour but mood to moment. We live by the currents, plan by the tides and follow the sun.” - Sandy Gingras

61. “The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul.” - Robert Wyland

62.“An ocean breeze puts a mind at ease.” - Unknown

63. “Dance with the waves, move with the sea. Let the rhythm of the water set your soul free.” - Christie Ann Martine

64. “Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

65. “If there’s heaven for me, I’m sure it has a beach attached to it.” - Jimmy Buffet

I am done adulting lets be mermaidsdon't be a guppy
66. “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

67. “The ocean makes me feel really small and it makes me put my whole life into perspective.” - Beyonce

68. “We dream in colors borrowed from the sea.” - Unknown

69. “The waves of the sea help me get back to me.” - Jill Davis

70. “You’re not a wave, you’re a part of the ocean.” - Mitch Albom

I want to be where the people areWhen you find your soulmate

Mermaid songs

71. “Beauty in the water, angel on the beach, Ocean's daughter, I thought love was out of reach, 'Til I got her, had I known it could come true, I would have wished in '92, for a mermaid just like you” - Mermaid song by Train song Mermaids are often romanticized. There are so many stories about humans falling in love with mermaids and they are known for being beautiful, just as this song states.

72. “Come on, baby, be wild and be free, We're like mermaids come up from the sea, Yeah, here we go, baby, Come on, baby, just come with me, Come on, baby, be wild and be free, We're like mermaids come up from the sea” -Mermaid song by DREAM song “Wild” and “free” are perfect words to describe a mermaid. They swim where they please, living in the ocean, separate from humanity. They cannot be caged. This song is for the free spirited and independent women out there.

73. “I've got a special power, That I'm not afraid to use, So come on this is my adventure, And this is my fantasy, It's all about living in the ocean, Being wild and free, Cuz I'm no ordinary girl, I'm from the deep blue underworld, Land or sea, I've got the power if I just believe, the world's my oyster I'm the pearl. No ordinary girl” - No Ordinary Girl by Kate Alexa song

I must be a mermaid  I have no fear of depths and great fear of shallow living
74. “But don't go searching for a mermaid, son
If you don't know how to swim
'Cause her hair was green as seaweed
Her skin was blue and pale
Her face it was a work of art
I love that girl with all my heart
But I only like the upper part
I did not like the tail
I signed onto a sailing ship
My very first day at sea
I seen a mermaid in the waves
A-reaching out to me
Come live with me in the sea, said she
Down on the ocean floor
And I'll show you a million wondrous things
You've never seen before
So over I jumped and she pulled me down
Down to her seaweed bed
And a pillow made of a tortoise shell
She placed beneath my head
She fed me shrimp and caviar
Upon a silver dish
From her head to her waist
It was just my taste
But the rest of her was a fish
'Cause her hair was green as seaweed
Her skin was blue and pale
Her face it was a work of art
I love that girl with all my heart
But I only like the upper part
I did not like the tail
But then one day she swam away
So I sang to the clams and the whales
Oh, how I miss her seaweed hair
And the silver shine of her scales
But then her sister, she swam by
Set my heart awhirl
'Cause her upper part was an ugly fish
But her bottom part was a girl
Yes her hair was green as seaweed
Her skin was blue and pale
Her legs they are a work of art
I love that girl with all my heart
And I don't give a damn about the upper part
'Cause that's how I get my tail”
 - The Mermaid by Great Big Sea Song

You’ve gotta love this comical sea shanty! It gives a very unusual description of a mermaid, giving her seaweed hair. The first half of the song describes her as a beautiful woman with a fish tail, then in the latter the mermaid becomes a fish headed creature with human legs. 

All you need is the sea  and the sand and a cocktail in  handbe a mermaid in a sea of fish

Those are just some of the best quotes relating to the ocean and mermaids. Hope you enjoyed these funny and inspirational quotes, poems, and lyrics. Think of them often when you need some more mermaid inspiration in your life!

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