Shark Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old shark quotes, shark sayings, and shark proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

I think a relationship is like a shark. It has to constantly move forward or it dies. Woody Allen
Many people continue to think of sharks as man eating beasts. Sharks are enormously powerful and wild creatures, but you're more likely to be killed by your kitchen toaster than a shark! Ted Danson
The shark has its head to the west and tail to the east, very much the way the Indians would put a human in the ground. Bob Carr
We provoke a shark every time we enter the water where sharks happen to be, for we forget: The ocean is not our territory it's theirs. Peter Benchley
Sharks are like dogs. They only bite when you touch their private parts. Rob Schneider
The shark is the apex predator in the sea. Sharks have molded evolution for 450 million years. All fish species that are prey to the sharks have had their behavior, their speed, their camouflage, their defense mechanisms molded by the shark. Paul Watson
Interesting fact: a shark will only attack you if you're wet. Sean Lock
But as they say about sharks, it's not the ones you see that you have to worry about, it's the ones you don't see. David Blaine
Remove the predators, and the whole ecosystem begins to crash like a house of cards. As the sharks disappear, the predator prey balance dramatically shifts, and the health of our oceans declines. Brian Skerry
Sharks are being driven to extinction because people want to eat their fins and their flesh. Barbara Block
The only thing on the mind of a shark is to eat. Lil Wayne
Oh, the shark has pretty teeth, dear, And he shows them pearly white. Just a jackknife has Macheath, dear, And he keeps them out of sight. Kurt Weill
Somewhere in the ocean, a shark was missing its cold eyes because this man had them. Steve Hamilton
Sharks are among the most perfectly constructed creatures in nature. Some forms have survived for two hundred million years. Eugenie Clark
Sharks are beautiful animals, and if you're lucky enough to see lots of them, that means that you're in a healthy ocean. You should be afraid if you are in the ocean and don't see sharks. Sylvia Earle
I am a shark, the ground is my ocean, and most people can't even swim. Rickson Gracie
There's nothing in the sea this fish would fear. Other fish run from bigger things. That's their instinct. But this fish doesn't run from anything. He doesn't fear. Peter Benchley
Sharks aren't the monsters we make them out to be. Yasmine Hamdi
I think sharks are beautiful creatures, and I don't think we should stop going in the ocean because of them. You drive down the road and you get in an accident, but most people end up driving down the road again. Surfing is you're going into their home and it's just a natural part of life. Bethany Hamilto
Sharks are the criminals of the sea. Dolphins are the outlaws. Tom Robbins
Almost any shark, three or four feet long, could kill a human being if it chose to do it. It could make you bleed to death. But they don't. Peter Benchley
Without sharks, you take away the apex predator of the ocean, and you destroy the entire food chain. Peter Benchley
Sharks have been swimming the oceans unchallenged for thousands of years; chances are, the species that roams corporate waters will prove just as hardy. Eric Gelman
The shark heart slows down in the cold, just as our own heart would. But what sets it apart is where our heart would simply stop, the salmon shark keeps on ticking. Barbara Block
All sharks were born swimming. Rebecca McNutt
When the shark begins to emerge within your reflection, don’t be afraid, let it completely devour your big head, as you have also taught the beast to consume others. Fear not! You will no longer need it on your odyssey. Curtis Tyrone Jones
Humans are a much greater threat to sharks than sharks are to humans. Nicholas Boxer
About the Shark, phlegmatical one,Pale sot of the Maldive sea. The sleek little pilot-fish, azure and slim, how alert in attendance be. Herman Melville
Sharks are naturally peaceful. George Wing
Sharks are intelligent creatures. Ronnie Christensen