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John A. Shedd Quotes and Sayings

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

Related topics: Bold Choice Courage Adventure Positive Motivational

Opportunities are seldom labeled.
- John A. Shedd

When there is an original sound in the world,
it makes a hundred echoes.
- John A. Shedd

Simply having children does not make mothers.
- John A. Shedd

 

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

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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

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

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

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

We were wavering around like a ship without a sail.
- Judy Holliday

If the workers took a notion they could stop all speeding trains;
every ship upon the ocean they can tie with mighty chains.
- Joe Hill

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

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

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

I can't tell you how much we laughed on the set to
have Alec Guinness in a scene with a big,
furry dog that's flying a space ship.
- Mark Hamill

The rules of navigation never navigated a ship.
The rules of architecture never built a house.
- Thomas Reid

From the ship all things were taken out,
so that the clothes which I took with me on my back I only had.
- Will Adams

The only safe ship in a storm is leadership.
- Faye Wattleton

It sounds mercenary and it smacks of rats leaving the sinking ship.
But get real, when everyone is bailing out,
you don't want to be the last man standing.
- Robbie Fowler

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

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

The railroad originally was as completely dissociated
from steam propulsion as was the ship.
- John Moody

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

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

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

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

If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship,
he would keep it in port forever.
- Thomas Aquinas

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

Around the property I have here, I'm about to put an all weather race track.
I'm about to build stables.
I'm about to ship over a couple of my thoroughbreds from England.
- Davy Jones

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

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

The ship of democracy, which has weathered all storms,
may sink through the mutiny of those on board.
- Grover Cleveland

It is not the ship so much as the skillful sailing
that assures the prosperous voyage.
- George William Curtis

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

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

Captain Fisher, the commander, with a party of young
ladies from the city and gentlemen belonging to his ship,
came one day to pay me a visit in the midst of a deluge of rain.
- Joshua Slocum

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

A bigger business is like a cruise ship:
There are lots of amenities and you can go a lot further,
but it's harder to turn quickly.
- Tony Hsieh

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

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

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

The ship was masted according to the proportion of the navy;
but on my application the masts were shortened,
as I thought them too much for her, considering the nature of the voyage.
- William Bligh

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

Creating a believable world on the ship was very important,
and technically they got better and better and better at showing the ship too.
- Patrick Stewart

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

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

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

When I lost my rifle, the Army charged me 85 dollars.
That is why in the Navy the Captain goes down with the ship.
- Dick Gregory

There can be only one Captain to a ship.
- Thomas John Barnardo

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

Often undecided whether to desert a sinking ship for
one that might not float,
he would make up his mind to sit on the wharf for a day.
- Lord Beaverbrook

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

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

Remember Star Trek? They're on this huge ship and they've got all these people,
right? But you only see them, maybe they go on some
mission and one of them gets killed.
- Josh Holloway

The studio have always claimed that the ship is the star of the show,
especially when they're renegotiating contracts.
- Patrick Stewart

A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder.
- Thomas Carlyle

One ship drives east and other drives west by the same winds that blow.
It's the set of the sails and not the gales that determines the way they go.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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

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

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

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

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

Yet the evil still increased, and, like the parasite of barnacles on a ship,
if it did not destroy the structure,
it obstructed its fair,
comfortable progress in the path of life.
- William Banting

A ship has a soul.
- John Rhodes Sturdy

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

Whoever looks at America will see: the ship is powered by stupidity,
corruption, or prejudice.
- Johann Most

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


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