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Robert Southwell Quotes and Sayings

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Hoist up sail while gale doth last, Tide and wind stay no man's pleasure.
- Robert Southwell

When Fortune smiles, I smile to think how quickly she will frown.
- Robert Southwell

Hoist the sails of CHOICE
to harness the winds of JOY.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Scuttle the Assumptions, dash the Expectations,
and hoist the sails of CHOICE to harness the winds of JOY.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Give immediate instruction to all your posts in said territory,
under your direction, at no time and on no pretence to hoist,
or suffer be hoisted, the English flag.
- Zebulon Pike

Every normal man must be tempted, at times,
to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag,
and begin slitting throats.
- H. L. Mencken

I'd get a shell, they weighed about 80 pounds I think,
but when I was 19 or 20 that was nothing.
I'd take a shell and a bag of powder,
I'd put it in the hoist and then I would send it up to the gun.
- Barney Ross

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We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
- Bertha Calloway (attributed) PHOTO

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain PHOTO

The winds of grace are always blowing;
all we need to do is raise our sails.
- Anonymous

He who rides the sea of the Nile must have sails woven of patience.
- William Golding

I can't change the direction of the wind,
but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
- Jimmy Dean

He who studies medicine without books sails an uncharted sea,
but he who studies medicine without patients does not go to sea at all.
- William Osler

Success soon palls.
The joyous time is when the breeze first strikes your sails,
and the waters rustle under your bows.
- Charles Buxton

Wisdom sails with wind and time.
- John Florio

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

Happiness is brief.
It will not stay.
God batters at its sails.
- Euripides

The effect of sailing is produced by a judicious arrangement
of the sails to the direction of the wind.
- William Falconer

It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the
wind that determines which way we will go.
- Jim Rohn

The pessimist complains about the wind;
the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
- William Arthur Ward

Politicians trim and tack in their quest for power,
but they do so in order to get the wind of votes in their sails.
- Ian Gilmour

I keep sailing on in this middle passage.
I am sailing into the wind and the dark.
But I am doing my best to keep my boat steady and my sails full.
- Arthur Ashe

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

Windmills, which are used in the great plains of Holland
and North Germany to supply the want of falling water,
afford another instance of the action of velocity.
The sails are driven by air in motion -
by wind.
- Hermann von Helmholtz

The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion
to his commitment to excellence,
regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
- Vince Lombardi

Until you make the unconscious conscious,
it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
- Carl Jung

Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision.
The ability to direct individual accomplishments
toward organizational objectives.
It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.
- Andrew Carnegie

If we want to direct our lives,
we must take control of our consistent actions.
It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives,
but what we do consistently.
- Anthony Robbins

Life is a constant opponent,
and an overpowering adversary if attacked directly.
The successful and happy ones dance lightly with life -
a parry here, a feint there - always engaged,
but never in the direct line of life's heaviest blows.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

And think not, you can direct the course of love;
for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
- Khalil Gibran

Everything is discursive opinion instead of direct experience.
- A. R. Ammons

It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion,
than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.
- Andre Gide

We who engage in nonviolent direct action
are not the creators of tension.
We merely bring to the surface
the hidden tension that is already alive.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Anger and Danger are intimately intertwined.
An angry person is a dangerous person,
whether that person crosses our path
or whether the angry person is ourself.
To complete the anger/danger cycle,
whenever we feel threatened -
when we believe we are in danger -
we tend to exhibit anger as well as fear.
We look for someone to blame for the dangerous situation,
and direct our anger toward them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem,
it is generally employed only by small children and large nations.
- David Friedman

The disparity between a restaurant's price and food
quality rises in direct proportion to the size of the pepper mill.
- Bryan Miller

Human subtlety will never devise an invention
more beautiful, more simple or more direct than does nature,
because in her inventions nothing is lacking,
and nothing is superfluous.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of
self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become
the best you are capable of becoming.
- John Wooden

Life is a pilgrimage.
The wise man does not rest by the roadside inns.
He marches direct to the illimitable domain of eternal bliss,
his ultimate destination.
- Swami Sivananda

Men's ideas are the most direct emanations of their material state.
- Karl Marx

We do not learn by inference and deduction and the
application of mathematics to philosophy,
but by direct intercourse and sympathy.
- Richard M. Nixon

I just think it's important to be direct and honest
with people about why you're photographing them and what you're doing.
After all, you are taking some of their soul.
- Mary Ellen Mark

I want to direct, write, produce...
y'know, I love the entertainment industry.
- Jason Marsden

It is wise to direct your anger towards problems -
not people; to focus your energies on answers -
not excuses.
- William Arthur Ward

The more intensely we feel about an idea or a goal,
the more assuredly the idea, buried deep in our subconscious,
will direct us along the path to its fulfillment.
- Earl Nightingale

I want to do theater and I am looking forward to doing
more Television and Movies.
I also want to direct some plays in theater workshops
for people with disabilities.
- Chris Burke

There is no direct evidence that nuclear weapons prevented a world war.
Conversely, it is known that they nearly caused one.
- Joseph Rotblat

The world changes in direct proportion to the number
of people willing to be honest about their lives.
- Armistead Maupin

Fame has also this great drawback, that if we pursue it,
we must direct our lives so as to please the fancy of men.
- Baruch Spinoza

If you wait until those weapons pose a direct,
clear, present danger to the United States,
you've probably waited too long.
- John Sununu

By religion, then, I understand a propitiation or conciliation
of powers superior to man which are believed to direct
and control the course of nature and of human life.
- James G. Frazer

There is a certain phase in the life of the aged when
the warmth of the heart seems to increase in direct
proportion with the years.
- John Phillips Marquand

But it is well to remember that we are dealing with
nations every one of which has a direct individual interest to serve,
and there is grave danger in an unshared idealism.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

Those who appreciate the ways of simple tribes,
where every activity is direct and immediately understandable,
are able to live among them.
- Ella Maillart

Quality is a direct experience independent of and prior
to intellectual abstractions.
- Robert M. Pirsig

Some people say it's scarier to direct the people you work with;
not me,
I'm a team guy.
- Mark Harmon

Every actor wants to direct.
- Theodore Bikel

In Europe life is histrionic and dramatized,
and in America, except when it is trying to be European,
it is direct and sincere.
- William Dean Howells

I'm intrigued by the way in which physical appearance
can often direct a person's life;
things happen differently for a beautiful woman than for a plain one.
- Penelope Lively

I gained direct knowledge of the life of the poor in big towns:
I have lived the narrowing mechanism of its conditioning and feared it.
- Ella Maillart

I write a lot too, so I would like to write or direct in the future if I can.
- Alexis Bledel

Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty;
but to be angry with it as if it were direct cruelty
would be an ignorant unkindness.
- George Eliot

All I can really say is it's bloodier than hell.
In this one I'm going to be much more direct and honest
in my description of the actual killings and the crime scene.
- Christopher Darden

If I have one vanity wish, it would be to direct.
It's the only thing I haven't done yet that I would like to.
- Theodore Bikel

I would like to remain an actress, but am very anxious to direct and produce.
- Megan Gallagher

I have a film I want to direct.
Gena Rowlands was going to do it with me a long time ago.
It's about an older woman who's running a ranch in
the west the old fashioned way.
- William Hurt

I became a real Shell Motor Oil expert,
and I did this 25-minute film.
It turned out really well and, as a result,
they offered me more work and lots of commercials to direct.
- Renny Harlin

Direct action is the logical, consistent method of Anarchism.
- Emma Goldman

Anybody can direct a picture once they know the fundamentals.
Directing is not a mystery, it's not an art.
The main thing about directing is: photograph the people's eyes.
- John Ford

I can't do pieces I only admire technically.
I have to feel some direct contact with them.
- Michael Tilson Thomas

The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion
to their commitment to excellence,
regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.
- Vince Lombardi


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