54 Quotes About Sharks By Famous People

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These quotes about sharks encapsulate our love and passion of the glorious king of the oceans! Sharks are incredibly interesting and are related to some of the oldest species ever to roam the planet.

Dip your toes in this list of funny shark quotes, relatable sayings and curious facts.

The shark is a beautiful creature and has an unfair reputation as a ferocious animal that rules the clear blue waters.

Sharks teach us to move forward, pursue our goals and aspirations, and continue to chase our dreams (or prey…) without giving up. They taught us to be proactive in our lives and persevere in pursuing our dreams.

It is true that sharks are among the most dangerous creatures that roam the deep blue ocean. With tremendous speed and strength, they are known as formidable predators. Sharks are mobile and can easily reach prey that is trying to escape.

However, they are solitary creatures that would rather roam peacefully by themselves, so being in contact with humans can disturb their tranquility. After all, the ocean is their home, so humans are the trespassers.

We love quotes about sharks as we can admire this majestic oceanic predator. We have collected for you the best shark quotes, from funny shark quotes to interesting shark sayings, you will love them all! 

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Shark Quote 1

‘Sharks don’t target human beings, and they certainly don’t hold grudges.’
― Quote About Sharks By Peter Benchley

Shark Quote 2

‘What do sharks do on Monday mornings? They get up and start biting. That’s me.’
Quote About Sharks By Gemma Collins

Shark Quote 3

‘Interesting fact: a shark will only attack you if you’re wet.’
Quote About Sharks By Sean Lock

Shark Quote 4

‘All sharks were born swimming.’
Quote About Sharks By Rebecca McNutt

Shark Quote 5

‘I’m not saying that everyone should swim with sharks, but sometimes you have to jump over your own shadow in order to learn something that you will never forget for the rest of your life. Then you know you can conquer your fears.’
Quote About Sharks By Heidi Klum

Shark Quote 6

‘Sharks are the criminals of the sea. Dolphins are the outlaws.’
Quote About Sharks By Tom Robbins

Shark Quote 7

‘We kill 100 million [sharks] yearly. By 2050 we will have filled the sea with more plastics than fish.’
 Quote About Sharks By Sy Montgomery, Tamed and Untamed: Close Encounters of the Animal Kind.

Shark Quote 8

‘Instead of squirreling away your earnings early in your career, spend on experiences that will enrich your life – like diving with Great White Sharks. It can expose you to influential people who could open doors for you.’
Quote About Sharks By Blake Mycoskie

Shark Quote 9

‘When you retire, you don’t get fat and old. C’mon: it’s like a shark. Sharks never stop swimming; that’s when they die. You gotta keep moving.’
Quote About Sharks By Reggie Miller

Shark Quote 10

‘Sharks are the lions of the sea. They glamorise the oceanic glory.’
 Quote About Sharks By Munia Khan

Shark Quote 11

‘In the end, my love for surfing helped me overcome my fear of sharks.’
Quote About Sharks By Bethany Hamilton

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Shark Quote 12

‘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.’
Quote About Sharks By Peter Benchley

Shark Quote 13

‘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.’
Quote About Sharks By Sylvia Earle

Shark Quote 14

‘Sharks have been swimming the oceans unchallenged for thousands of years; chances are, the species that roams corporate waters will prove just as hardy.’
Quote About Sharks By Eric Gelman

Shark Quote 15

‘I try my best to avoid the sharks of life, but I have had my share of experiences with them, and in those cases I just have to handle them accordingly. But I do not swim with sharks … sharks swim with sharks.’
Quote About Sharks By Rihanna

Shark Quote 16

‘We’re humans. We live on land. Sharks live in water. So if you’re swimming in the water and a shark bites you, that’s called trespassing. That is called trespassing. That is not a shark attack.’
Quote About Sharks By Gilbert Arenas

Shark Quote 17

‘You know the most dangerous thing in the water? A shark fart.’
Quote About Sharks By Gary Busey

Shark Quote 18

‘You have no excuse to give… Jonah prayed fervently even in the belly of the shark! Environment is not a barrier!’
 Quote About Sharks By Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365.

Shark Quote 19

‘Without sharks, you take away the apex predator of the ocean, and you destroy the entire food chain.’
Quote About Sharks By Peter Benchley

Shark Quote 20

‘French fries kill more people than guns and sharks, yet nobody’s afraid of French fries.’
Quote About Sharks By Robert Kiyosaki

Shark Quote 21

‘Pigs eat more tuna than all the planet’s sharks combined.’
Quote About Sharks By Paul Watson

Shark Quote 22

‘Were the diver to think on the jaws of the shark, he would never lay hands on the precious pearl.’
Quote About Sharks By Saadi

Shark Quote 23

‘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!’
Quote About Sharks By Ted Danson

Shark Quote 24

‘Without sharks, you take away the apex predator of the ocean, and you destroy the entire food chain.’
Quote About Sharks By Peter Benchley

Shark Quote 25

‘Lose the sharks, the mighty, mysterious lords of the deep, and our planet’s oceans would be infinitely poorer places.’
Quote About Sharks By Steve Backshall

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Shark Quote 26

‘Other fish run from bigger things. That’s their instinct. But this fish doesn’t run from anything. He doesn’t fear.’
Quote About Sharks By Peter Benchley

Shark Quote 27

‘Throw me to the wolves. I learn faster when I’m around wolves and sharks.’
Quote About Sharks By Baron Davis

Shark Quote 28

‘If size really mattered, the whale, not the shark, would rule the waters.’
 Quote About Sharks By Matshona Dhliwayo

Shark Quote 29

‘Always you have to train yourself to swim with sharks.’
Quote About Sharks By Sivaprakash Sidhu

Shark Quote 30

‘There are no true friends in politics. We are all sharks circling, and waiting, for traces of blood to appear in the water.’
Quote About Sharks By Alan Clark

Shark Quote 31

‘I’m always swimming forward like a shark. You just keep going and you don’t rest.’
Quote About Sharks By Nile Rodgers

Shark Quote 32

‘I’ve never been bitten by a shark, though God knows I had to poke a lot of them in the nose.’
Quote About Sharks By Scott Glenn

Shark Quote 33

‘You’re more likely to drown in the sea of sameness than get eaten by a shark while navigating new waters.’
Quote About Sharks By Amy Jo Martin

Shark Quote 34

‘They dived into the ocean of shadow and smog, adding to it with the fumes of their own aircraft. The goggles were useless now, but Jacob kept them on, in case there might be some break in the murky pool.

It was fitting that the Worldwaker had passed through there, with the shark emblem painted on brightly. In those deep waters it could not be seen. It almost felt like it had lured them in. The dolphins do not hunt the sharks.’
 Quote About Sharks By Dean F. Wilson, Worldwaker.

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Shark Quote 35

‘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.’
Quote About Sharks By David Blaine

Shark Quote 36

‘By nature, I keep moving, man. My theory is, be the shark. You’ve just got to keep moving. You can’t stop.’
Quote About Sharks By Brad Pitt

Shark Quote 37

‘And don’t you think a wrestling ring is a little old school, Lilian? Why not put the match in a shark tank, with real live sharks? Hungry sharks!’
Quote About Sharks By Kurt Angle

Shark Quote 38

‘I just believe that sometimes in life you’re like a shark – you have to keep moving through water; otherwise, you’ll die.’
Quote About Sharks By Michelle Ryan

Shark Quote 39

‘I am a shark, the ground is my ocean, and most people can’t even swim.’
Quote About Sharks By Rickson Gracie

Shark Quote 40

‘The chances of that shark attacking you in any way is so remote. The sea should be enjoyed, the animals in it. When you see a shark underwater, you should say, ‘How lucky I am to see this beautiful animal in his environment!’
Quote About Sharks By Eugenie Clark

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Shark Quote 41

‘His smile reminded her of Bruce, the friendly shark from Finding Nemo – he’d be your friend until he smelled blood; then you better run for your life. Tonight, MJ was the fresh meat.’
 Quote About Sharks By Amy E. Reichert, Luck, Love & Lemon Pie.

Shark Quote 42

‘Don’t forget Mr. Jo! Journalists are like sharks and they smell blood right away. If they sense a weakness in you, they will come over at you more. That’s why you shouldn’t be shy and act like a jellyfish in front of them – Red White Love: The Love of Liverpool FC’
 Quote About Sharks By Mustafa Donmez

Shark Quote 43

‘One of them hissed-not the hiss of a cat, a long, steady tone-more like the hiss of air escaping the rubber raft that is all that lies between you and a dark sea full of sharks, the hiss of your life leaking out at the seams.’
Quote About Sharks By Christopher Moore

Shark Quote 44

‘You don’t have to swim faster than the shark, just faster than the person you’re with.’
Quote About Sharks By Kevin Nealon

Shark Quote 45

‘Are you a man with a conscience, or just a shark who will die when you stop moving forward?’
Quote About Sharks By Roderick Vincent

Shark Quote 46

‘Ty swept his arms around, encompassing everything around them, the vast campus above. “All this. The fucking shark that eats the world.’
 Quote About Sharks By Dave Eggers, The Circle.

Shark Quote 47

‘I’m afraid of sharks – but only in a water situation.’
Quote About Sharks By Demetri Martin

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Shark Quote 48

‘There is this sweet spot in time when we have an opportunity to stop killing sharks and tunas and swordfish and other wildlife in the sea before it’s too late.’
Quote About Sharks By Sylvia Earle

Shark Quote 49

‘For an actor, it’s great fun to play one of these hungry white sharks. Audiences love to hate them.’
Quote About Sharks By Michael Douglas

Shark Quote 50

“There’s less need to slowly acclimate these guys to the tank,” Bailey said. “They’ll be food pretty soon, so their happiness is less important than the shark’s.”
 Quote About Sharks By Dave Eggers, The Circle.

Shark Quote 51

‘Into the sea I’d love to sink
When with both eyes a shark can blink
Is he a brave fish or a marine man?
Through those closed eyelids my heart will he scan?’
 Quote About Sharks By Quote About Sharks By Munia Khan

Shark Quote 52

‘There is no fire like passion, there is no shark like hatred, there is no snare like folly, there is no torrent like greed.’
Quote About Sharks By Siddharta Gautama

Shark Quote 53

‘People don’t need to be scared. I tickle sharks. I do, when they swim by.’
Quote About Sharks By Michael Muller

Shark Quote 54

‘My position is this. If we can’t protect sanctuaries, if we can’t save the whales, the sharks, the fish, our oceans will die.’
Quote About Sharks By Paul Watson

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