40 Iceberg Quotes and Sayings

An iceberg is a large chunk of freshwater ice that has broken up from a glacier and is floating in open water because the ice density is lower than seawater. Generally, about 90 percent of the volume of icebergs is below sea level, and the shape of this portion is difficult to estimate based solely on what appears at the surface. There are many collections of “iceberg” quotes and sayings that you can use as motivation.

If there had been zombies on the iceberg when the titanic hit it, that would have made a much better movie. – Chuck Palahniuk

Lendl has remained throughout as calm as the proverbial iceberg. Dan Maskell

An iceberg is water striving to be land. – Salman Rushdie

I tell a little bit of my life to them, and they tell a little of theirs to me. The picture itself is just the tip of the iceberg. Sebastiao Salgado

The essence of leadership is being able to see the iceberg before it hits the Titanic. – Arianna Huffington

You think about acting kind of as an iceberg where you’ve got that 5% that you see… but in order to have that 5%… you have to have another 95%. Jonathan Tucker

The mind is like an iceberg, it floats with one-seventh of its bulk above water. – Sigmund Freud

He was a solemn, unsmiling, sanctimonious old iceberg who looked like he was waiting for a vacancy in the Trinity. Mark Twain

Icebergs behoove the soul (Both being self-made from elements least visible) to see themselves: Fleshed, fair, erected, indivisible. – Elizabeth Bishop

Most grown people are like icebergs, three-tenths showing, seven-tenths submerged – that is why a collision with one of them is unexpectedly hurtful. Rumer Godden

What we do and accomplish is only the tip of the iceberg of what’s possible for us. – Les Brown

We always see the point of an iceberg. So I’ve always accepted the idea that people – they don’t necessarily know everything I am. Olivier Theyskens

The optimum population is modeled on the iceberg- eight-ninths below the water line, one-ninth above. – Aldous Huxley

Talking out loud to fictional characters is just the tip of the iceberg. Jodi Picoult

Knowledge is the tip of the iceberg whereas wisdom is the entire iceberg. – Steven Magee

Power is no more than a part, no more than the tip of the iceberg of limitless profundity and sublimate of Karate. Mas Oyama

The attacks on old words and the coining of new are the visible tip of the iceberg of change. – Michelene Wandor

If Mark Henry was the Titanic, the iceberg would’ve sank! Jerry Lawler

Success is like an iceberg. Nobody sees the work that comprises it. – Jeffrey Fry

Chumps prefer a beautiful lie to an ugly truth. Iceberg Slim

The iceberg cuts its facets from within like jewelry from a grave. – Elizabeth Bishop

What I’m doing on stage now is just the tip of the iceberg. Reggie Watts

Only the tip of the iceberg showed in fiction—your reader will see only what is above the water. – Ernest Hemingway

Just because you see an iceberg does not mean that there isn’t global warming. John Hodgman

What is powerful is when what you say is just the tip of the iceberg of what you know. – Jim Rohn

First, I write down all I know about the story, at length and in detail. Then I sink the iceberg and let some of it float up just a little. Ingmar Bergman

Reality is, you know, the tip of an iceberg of irrationality that we’ve managed to drag ourselves up onto for a few panting moments before we slip back into the sea of the unreal. – Terence McKenna

Our love for the dead, like a floating iceberg, can only be measured by the depths of our resentments. Rosario Ferre

The dignity of movement of an ice-berg is due to only one-eighth of it being above water. – Ernest Hemingway

The CIA’s resources should be focused on monitoring terrorists in caves – not polar bears on icebergs. John Barrasso

What a person shows to the world is only one tiny facet of the iceberg hidden from sight. And more often then not, it’s lined with cracks and scars that go all the way to the foundation of their soul. – Sherrilyn Kenyon

I’m an Irish Catholic and I have a long iceberg of guilt. Edna O’Brien

Like icebergs, people normally expose only a small part of themselves, and generally just the part they wish to show. – Nikki Yanofsky

Is it not clear that a reviewer’s psyche, like an iceberg, is seven-eighths beneath the surface? Delmore Schwartz

People are icebergs. So much of us is underneath. – Neil Gaiman

It may be said that poems are in one way like icebergs: only about a third of their bulk appears above the surface of the page. Howard Nemerov

We are like icebergs in the ocean: one-eighth part consciousness and the rest submerged beneath the surface of articulate apprehension. – William Gerhardie

The digital and physical worlds are starting to come together more seamlessly – it’s only the tip of the iceberg in terms of what’s coming. Mark Parker

All we can perceive, experience, think about, is the surface layer of reality, less than the tip of an iceberg. Underneath the surface appearance, everything is not only connected with everything else, but also with the Source of all life out of which it came. – Eckhart Tolle

Whats in the movie compared to what we shot is the tip of the iceberg. Natasha Richardson

Some expressions from various quotes about iceberg can make you change your life to be more excited and quotes on motivation in life experiences for the better.