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Anchor Quotes

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

Related topics: Wisdom

I believe a man is better anchored who has a belief in the Supreme Being.
- James Cash Penney

Anchoring in soft mud is dangerous.
Anchor thyself to the rocks of Faith, Compassion, and Service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Greatness is not in where we stand,
but in what direction we are moving.
We must sail sometimes with the wind
and sometimes against it -
but sail we must,
and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

 

Cast your cares on God; that anchor holds.
- Frank Moore Colby

To reach a port, we must sail -
sail, not tie at anchor - sail, not drift.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt quoting Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

To act is to anchor in the imminent future.
- Emile M. Cioran

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Once the anchor of reason has been cut,
one's craft may go anywhere.
One may become a St Francis or equally a Hitler.
- Brand Blanshard

My beliefs will run through everything I do.
My beliefs, my values are my anchor and when people try to drag me,
as I know they will, it is to that sense of right and wrong,
that sense of who I am and what I believe,
to which I will always hold.
- Ed Miliband

Children are the anchors of a mother's life.
- Sophocles

A good heavy book holds you down.
It's an anchor that keeps you from getting up and having another gin and tonic.
- Roy Blount, Jr.

It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor
in nonsense than to put out on the troubled seas of thought.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

I recognize the Republican party as the sheet anchor
of the colored man's political hopes and the ark of his safety.
- Frederick Douglass

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

CBS news anchor Dan Rather has interviewed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein.
When asked what it was like to talk to a crazy man,
Saddam said, 'It's not so bad.'
- Conan O'Brien

When I first anchored in 1970, I had never seen a woman anchor a news show.
- Jessica Savitch

A lot of these angles are really about trying to mimic
broadcast sports angles in order to anchor the scene,
to sort of normalize it before it becomes abstracted.
- Matthew Barney

Amidst the confusion of the times, the conflicts of conscience,
and the turmoil of daily living, an abiding faith becomes an anchor to our lives.
- Thomas S. Monson

NBC anchor Brian Williams is a standup comic in disguise.
- Leonard Maltin

Professionally, I remember Cronkite as a kid growing up,
and more so for me, the importance of Cronkite was
not him sitting there at the anchor desk,
but him out there doing things.
- Ed Bradley

The current wisdom now is that if the three networks
are covering the news the same way the difference is the anchor people.
I think that won't be true in the future.
- Roone Arledge

I never wanted to be an anchor for 25 years,
and suddenly I wanted to be one.
- John Stossel

Being an anchor is not just a matter of sitting in
front of a camera and looking pretty.
- David Brinkley

Some people may have noticed the new computer shelf at the anchor desk.
Rather than phone calls, we want to take real time e-mails,
and we'll be starting that very soon.
- Catherine Crier

Your Constitution is all sail and no anchor.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

Alone!
Alone!
No beacon, far or near!
No chart, no compass, and no anchor stay!
- Ada Cambridge

We have this morning dropped anchor,
just off Williamstown.
- William John Wills

To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind,
and sometimes against it.
But we must not drift or lie at anchor.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Some people continue to pretend that anchor people are reporters.
- Peter Jennings

I can begin to understand how anchor monsters are made.
If you're not careful, you can become used to being
treated as though you're special and begin to expect it.
- Anderson Cooper

It is our hope that the AP program can serve as an
anchor for increasing rigor in our schools.
Rigor can be maintained while increasing student participation.
- Gaston Caperton

Without moral and intellectual independence,
there is no anchor for national independence.
- David Ben-Gurion

The news anchor is exactly that - an anchor,
a center, a focus.
- Jessica Savitch

Amnesty is the magnet.
Other magnets that you mentioned are anchor babies
who get benefits in this country and employer deductions for employees,
even if they are here illegally, which Mr. King is addressing.
- Virgil Goode

I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand,
as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven,
we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it,
but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
- Marjorie Holmes

'm thrilled to be joining the incredible team at ABC News.
Being asked to anchor 'This Week' and the superb tradition
started by David Brinkley,
is a tremendous and rare honor, and I look forward
to discussing the great domestic and international issues of the day.
- Christiane Amanpour

The world reacts very strangely to people they see on TV,
and I can begin to understand how anchor monsters are made.
If you're not careful, you can become used to being
treated as though you're special and begin to expect it.
For a reporter, that's the kiss of death.
- Anderson Cooper

Stood off and on during the night, determining not
to come to anchor till morning,
fearing to meet with shoals; continued our course in the morning;
and as the island was found to be six or seven leagues distant,
and the tide was against us, it was noon when we arrived there.
- Christopher Columbus

I have my ethics and morals.
I have my anchor point of what is right and wrong in real life,
but I'm not afraid to entertain any and every aspect
of personality in relationship to creating a character.
- Corin Nemec

The anchors now made are contrived so as to sink into
the ground as soon as they reach it,
and to hold a great strain before they can be loosened
or dislodged from their station.
- William Falconer

To win respect, the networks seem to feel they have
to keep absurdly overstating their anchors' reporting cred.
- Tina Brown

I don't want the news to be patriotic.
I don't want to see flags on the lapels of the anchors.
I don't want any of that.
- Aaron McGruder

Do you know what White House correspondents call actors
who pose as reporters? Anchors.
- Jay Leno

TV journalism is a much more collaborative,
horizontal business than print reporting.
It has to be, because of the logistics.
Anchors are wholly dependent on producers to do all the hustling.
- Tina Brown

Language also encodes our past.
We want to know who we are.
To know who we are, we have to know who we used to be.
Consequently, our literature, written in the past,
anchors us in that past.
- Andrzej Wajda

If we are always arriving and departing,
it is also true that we are eternally anchored.
One's destination is never a place but rather a new
way of looking at things.
- Henry Miller

Me, my literary reputation is mostly abroad,
but I am anchored here in New York.
I can't think of any other place I'd rather die than here.
- Harold Brodkey

The 6th of August in the morning we saw an opening
in the land and we ran into it,
and anchored in 7 and a half fathom water,
2 miles from the shore, clean sand.
- William Dampier

I was more independent than any farmer in Concord,
for I was not anchored to a house or farm,
but could follow the bent of my genius,
which is a very crooked one, every moment.
- Henry David Thoreau

The essence of conservative ideology is its being anchored
in the divine order of things.
- Franz von Papen

I get the greatest feeling when I'm singing.
It's other-worldly.
Your feet are anchored into the Earth and into this
energy force that comes up through your feet and goes
up the top of your head and maybe you're holding hands
with the angels or the stars,
I have no idea.
- Cyndi Lauper

When I'm anchoring, I miss chasing stories in the field.
- Lisa Guerrero

I think I'd like to stay anchoring because,
number one, I'm learning a lot, and I love it when I'm learning.
And number two, I also have the luxury of a stable life.
- Linda Vester

So this anchoring in some way, in some important way
in the past without repeating the past,
but on the basis of the past building something new:
that is what is important.
- Gunther Schuller

We made air attacks on the Japanese anchorage,
sinking and damaging several vessels.
However, the Japanese were alerted to the fact that
American carriers were nearby.
- Jack Adams

Mystery writers' conventions are usually good,
and this one has been excellent and extremely well
prepared and thought out in advance.
A lot of people have given their time and their skill,
and a good deal of wit, and Anchorage has made us extraordinarily welcome.
- Anne Perry

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Travelers, there is no path.
Paths are made by walking.
- Antonio Machado

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Almost always, the creative dedicated minority
has made the world better.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.
- John F. Kennedy

Hide not your talents,
they for use were made.
What's a sundial in the shade?
- Benjamin Franklin

I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted,
every hill and mountain shall be made low,
the rough places will be made straight
and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed
and all flesh shall see it together.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Anyone who has never made a mistake,
has never tried anything new.
- Albert Einstein

Leaders aren't born they are made.
And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.
And that's the price we'll have to pay
to achieve that goal, or any goal.
- Vince Lombardi

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time,
for that is the stuff that life is made of.
- Benjamin Franklin

Great acts are made up of small deeds.
- Lao Tzu

Calm provides clarity. Pause to consider
the gifts you have been given,
the difference you have made
and the direction in which you are headed.
- Anonymous

When an inner situation is not made conscious,
it appears outside as fate.
- Carl Jung

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

He who never made a mistake,
never made a discovery.
- Samuel Smiles


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