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John Rhodes Sturdy Quotes and Sayings

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A ship has a soul.
- John Rhodes Sturdy

You never really appreciate a thing until you have to give it up.
- John Rhodes Sturdy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A soul without a high aim is like a ship without a rudder.
- Eileen Caddy

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

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

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

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

'Tis skill, not strength, that governs a ship.
- Thomas Fuller

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

All we had aboard the ship that morning was one Annapolis
graduate and three reserves.
- Barney Ross

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

We're probably the opposite of the Osbournes.
We run a very tight ship.
- Hulk Hogan

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

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

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

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

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

On the 28th the ship's company received two months pay in advance,
and on the following morning we worked out to St.
Helen's, where we were obliged to anchor.
- William Bligh

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

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

Admire a small ship, but put your freight in a large one;
for the larger the load,
the greater will be the profit upon profit.
- Hesiod

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

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

To most men experience is like the stern lights of a ship,
which illuminate only the track it has passed.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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

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


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