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Grace Hopper Quotes and Sayings

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A ship in port is safe,
but that's not what ships are built for.
Sail out to sea and do new things.
- Grace Hopper

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If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it.
It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.
- Grace Hopper

You manage things, you lead people.
- Grace Hopper

One accurate measurement is worth a thousand expert opinions.
- Grace Hopper

 

Don't try to manage people;
You manage things; You lead people.
- Grace Hopper

It is often easier to ask for forgiveness
than to ask for permission.
- Grace Hopper

The most dangerous phrase in the language is,
"We've always done it this way."
- Grace Hopper

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Humans are allergic to change.
They love to say, "We've always done it this way."
- Grace Hopper

If you do something once,
people will call it an accident.
If you do it twice, t
hey call it a coincidence.
But do it a third time, and
you've just proven a natural law.
- Grace Hopper

I handed my passport to the immigration officer,
and he looked at it and looked at me and said,
"What are you?"
- Grace Hopper

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott PHOTO

A ship in harbor is safe -
but that is not what ships are for.
- John A. Shedd PHOTO

I sail the seas of life as the MASTER of my ship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor,
nor should life rest on a single hope.
- Epictetus

We should not moor a ship with one anchor,
or our life with one hope.
- Epictetus

Know that you sail the seas of life
as the master of your own ship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I alone am the MASTER of my ship of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The sincere friends of this world are as ship lights
in the stormiest of nights.
- Giotto di Bondone

He who loves practice without theory
is like the sailor who boards ship
without a rudder and compass
and never knows where he may cast.
- Leonardo da Vinci

No one would have crossed the ocean if he could have
gotten off the ship in the storm.
- Charles Kettering

The ship was named the Bounty: I was appointed to command
her on the 16th of August 1787.
- William Bligh

Without anxiety and illness I should have been like a ship without a rudder.
- Edvard Munch

If I had my will I would live in a ship on the sea,
and never come nearer to humanity than that!
- Eleonora Duse

A sailing ship is no democracy; you don't caucus a
crew as to where you'll go anymore than you inquire
when they'd like to shorten sail.
- Sterling Hayden

Suddenly Star Wars came out while we were on hiatus,
and we looked like the old Buck Rogers series,
where they had cigarette smoke blowing out the back of the rocket ship.
- Gregory Harrison

The ship of state is the only known vessel that leaks from the top.
- James Reston

A ship has a soul.
- John Rhodes Sturdy

The head of a ship however has not always an immediate relation to her name,
at least in the British navy.
- William Falconer

Anybody can pilot a ship when the sea is calm.
- Navjot Singh Sidhu

I must go down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the sky;
and all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by.
- John Masefield

Every government has as much of a duty to avoid war
as a ship's captain has to avoid a shipwreck.
- Guy de Maupassant

Hence a ship is said to head the sea,
when her course is opposed to the setting or direction of the surges.
- William Falconer

No captain can do very wrong if he places his ship
alongside that of the enemy.
- Horatio Nelson

We need to learn to set our course by the stars,
not by the light of every passing ship.
- Omar N. Bradley

Build a rocket ship and leave the earth!
- Jon Heder

But Ship Who Sang remains my favorite story.
I really rocked folks with that and still cannot read
it aloud myself without weeping at the end.
- Anne McCaffrey

One leak will sink a ship: and one sin will destroy a sinner.
- John Bunyan

The American President resembles the commander of a ship at sea.
He must have a helm to grasp, a course to steer,
a port to seek.
- Henry B. Adams

We need prefab housing, we need to repair what can be repaired.
We have appealed to the whole world to ship tents and blankets to Pakistan.
- Shaukat Aziz

Qmail out of the box works fine, so people will want
to use it regardless of licensing restrictions,
even when the software does not ship with their system software.
- Wietse Venema

It takes four months to ship food aid and 40 percent
of the cost is in the shipping.
People cannot eat shipping costs.
We have had people die when there are surpluses in the markets.
- Andrew Natsios

Just as I shall select my ship when I am about to go on a voyage,
or my house when I propose to take a residence,
so I shall choose my death when I am about to depart from life.
- Seneca

Four hoarse blasts of a ship's whistle still raise
the hair on my neck and set my feet to tapping.
- John Steinbeck

Zeal without humanity is like a ship without a rudder,
liable to be stranded at any moment.
- Owen Feltham

His style has the desperate jauntiness of an orchestra
fiddling away for dear life on a sinking ship.
- Edmund Wilson

It's hard to tell whether the ship or airplane -
they're all the same,
I'm convinced - is male or female; it may shift back and forth.
- John Hawkes

We poison our lives with fear of burglary and shipwreck,
and, ask anyone, the house is never burgled,
and the ship never goes down.
- Jean Anouilh

When we lived in Juneau, Alaska, it was a town of about 7,000 people,
and totally isolated; the only way to get to it was by ship.
- John Hawkes

I wish to have no connection with any ship that does not sail fast;
for I intend to go in harm's way.
- John Paul Jones

A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.
- Henrik Ibsen

Don't worry, be crappy.
Revolutionary means you ship and then test...
Lots of things made the first Mac in 1984 a piece of crap -
but it was a revolutionary piece of crap.
- Guy Kawasaki

Inspiration is one thing and you can't control it,
but hard work is what keeps the ship moving.
Good luck means, work hard.
Keep up the good work.
- Kevin Eubanks

If I had been censured every time I have run my ship,
or fleets under my command, into great danger,
I should have long ago been out of the Service and
never in the House of Peers.
- Horatio Nelson

As a cabin boy on a Norwegian sailing ship I earned
five kronen a week in addition to my keep.
- Fritz Sauckel

A ship is always referred to as "she" because it costs
so much to keep one in paint and powder.
- Chester W. Nimitz

We must develop a deeper interest and greater understanding
of the people we meet here or abroad.
Like us, they are passengers on board that mysterious ship called life.
- Ella Maillart

It's time for conservative Americans to right the ship again.
- Mike Pence

Not only I lost what I had in the ship,
but from the captain and the company generally what
was good or worth the taking was carried away;
all which was done unknown to the emperor.
- Will Adams

This little ship you sent is more wonderful than the
big one that takes me away from you.
- Charles Frohman

I was deposed in association with a case involving the Golden Venture,
a ship which smuggled Chinese aliens into the United
States about eight or nine ago.
- Rand Beers

A small leak can sink a great ship.
- Benjamin Franklin

It is a ship with a great deal of sail but a very shallow keel.
- Robert Bork

We did not all come over on the same ship,
but we are all in the same boat.
- Bernard Baruch

A whale ship was my Yale College and my Harvard.
- Herman Melville

It so happened that I was on a German sailing vessel
on the way to Australia when the ship was captured,
and on the high seas I was made prisoner by the French.
- Fritz Sauckel

To compel the nation with challenge the traditional
American doctrine of freedom of the seas,
every man and every ship in the navy is solemnly pledged.
- Josephus Daniels

When I die, it will be a shipwreck, and as when a huge ship sinks,
many people all around will be sucked down with it.
- Pablo Picasso

If my ship sails from sight, it doesn't mean my journey ends,
it simply means the river bends.
- J. Enoch Powell

After Watergate, America was a ship without a rudder.
Vietnam was left to its own devices,
drifting along towards its fate.
- Nguyen Cao Ky

If you have a crisis, whether on a ship or wherever,
there are heroes who rise above it.
- Jerry Bruckheimer

When we started out in '64, um, I was playing Number One,
which was a woman second in command of a star ship.
- Majel Barrett


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