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Harbor Quotes

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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

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

Give me your tired, your poor,
your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

Civilization is a movement and not a condition,
a voyage and not a harbor.
- Arnold J. Toynbee

 

THE fog comes
on little cat feet.
It sits looking
over harbor and city
on silent haunches
and then moves on.
- Carl Sandburg

On December 5, 1941, Chicago led a task force built
around the carrier Lexington to Midway Island,
at the western end of the Hawaiian Islands,
about 1,000 miles from Pearl Harbor.
- Jack Adams

I wanted my children to have the same exposure to the water I had.
My strongest memories of Northeast Harbor are going
in a small Whaler with my dad,
looking for osprey.
- Parker Stevenson

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Everything was black in the harbor, but there were
still some fires burning on the ships.
- Barney Ross

Our plans miscarry because they have no aim.
When a man does not know what harbor he is making for,
no wind is the right wind.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I was 20 years old at Pearl Harbor.
I was in the Navy about a year and four months before the war.
- Barney Ross

After Barbarossa and Pearl Harbor, the war tide slowly turned against the Axis.
- Alexander Dubcek

After the Battle of Midway there was a week in a rest camp at Pearl Harbor.
- Jack Adams

The attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 completely crippled our Pacific Fleet.
- Jerry Costello

By all means, let someone else have Pearl Harbor.
- Charles A. Lockwood

Every nation has to either be with us,
or against us.
Those who harbor terrorists, or who finance them,
are going to pay a price.
- Hillary Clinton

The parallels between 9/11 and Pearl Harbor are striking.
In each instance there were warning signs before the attack,
and in each instance our government failed to connect the dots.
- Diane Watson

If a man knows not what harbor he seeks,
any wind is the right wind.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Patience, the beggar's virtue, shall find no harbor here.
- Philip Massinger

It is only reasonable that our laws do not force our
country to provide safe harbor to those individuals
that are being sought out by their governments due to their terrorist ties.
- Bill Shuster

There are no contests in the Art of Peace.
A true warrior is invincible because he or she contests with nothing.
Defeat means to defeat the mind of contention that we harbor within.
- Morihei Ueshiba

This intellectual Pearl Harbor, a real gutsy sock to the stomach.
- J. Allen Hynek

Without action, we are going to continue to allow Iran
to be a safe harbor for terrorists,
see its economy further deteriorate,
and see the Middle East further destabilize.
- Russ Carnahan

A lot of directors don't want the pressure of a movie
the size of Pearl Harbor.
But I love it.
I thrive on it.
- Michael Bay

We're in greater danger today than we were the day after Pearl Harbor.
Our military is absolutely incapable of defending this country.
- Ronald Reagan

My father described this tall lady who stands in the
middle of the New York harbor,
holding high a torch to welcome people seeking freedom in America.
I instantly fell in love.
- Yakov Smirnoff

Our military thought that they couldn't get to Pearl Harbor,
that it was too long a journey from Japan to get there,
and they proved us wrong.
- Jerry Bruckheimer

No one person invented Mulberry.
The knowledge that we had to have this floating harbor slowly grew.
- Lord Mountbatten

We were very fortunate that the carriers weren't in the harbor.
- Barney Ross

I hope no one will think of...
sending me to Pearl Harbor.
- Charles A. Lockwood

Nothing is over until we decide it is!
Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? Hell,
no!
- John Belushi

Everybody knows about Pearl Harbor.
The thing that really fascinated me is that through
this tragedy there was this amazing American heroism.
- Michael Bay

Pearl Harbor caused our Nation to wholeheartedly commit to winning World War II,
changing the course of our Nation's history and the world's future.
- Joe Baca

As costly as it was in the lives of our men and women in uniform,
in military assets, and in esteem and pride,
Pearl Harbor was a watershed moment for America.
- Joe Baca

He who desires to worship God must harbor no childish
illusions about the matter but bravely renounce his liberty and humanity.
- Mikhail Bakunin

I got a series with the WB next year.
We start shooting in July.
It's going to be called Safe Harbor,
and it's an hour show.
It's a Spelling show and will follow 7th Heaven.
- Gregory Harrison

Life is too short to harbor any hostilities towards anybody.
- Peabo Bryson

You will not accept credit that is due to another,
or harbor jealousy of an explorer who is more fortunate.
- Abbott L. Lowell

My cooking is so bad my kids thought Thanksgiving was
to commemorate Pearl Harbor.
- Phyllis Diller

But in 1941, on December 8th, after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor,
my mother bought a radio and we listened to the war news.
We'd not had a radio up to that time.
I was born in 1934, so I was seven years of age.
- Sam Donaldson

All of this suggests that while citizens became more
comfortable with President Bush after September 11
and thought him to have the requisite leadership skills,
they continue to harbor doubts about his priorities,
loyalties, interests, and policies.
- Thomas E. Mann

Today, the US spends less on defense as a percentage
of our economy than we did at any time since he Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
For the world's only superpower, that is an invitation to very serious trouble.
- Steve Forbes

While America has always been and always will be a
safe harbor for those being persecuted by tyrannical
governments we must be vigilant to ensure those individuals
are not taking advantage of America's generosity and good will.
- Bill Shuster

The civil unrest of recent days must come to an end,
and the healing process must begin for the future of the community.
We will provide assistance both in ending the violence
and enabling the healing process in Benton Harbor.
- Jennifer Granholm

Can any of us even imagine, after Pearl Harbor,
President Roosevelt suggesting we negotiate a resolution
or that we could simply prosecute those involved? Of
course it is unimaginable.
We are right to be in the Middle East,
and we are right to treat this as the war it is.
- Marsha Blackburn

I firmly believe that all human beings have access
to extraordinary energies and powers.
Judging from accounts of mystical experience,
heightened creativity, or exceptional performance by athletes and artists,
we harbor a greater life than we know.
- Jean Houston

If on the one side we do not harbor the illusion that
the entire proletariat must be enlightened before it
can be called into battle,
so on the other we do not doubt that as much enlightenment
as possible must be produced with oral and printed agitation.
- Johann Most

When reflecting upon it today, that the Pearl Harbor
attack should have succeeded in achieving surprise
seems a blessing from Heaven.
It was clear that a great American fleet had been concentrated in Pearl Harbor,
and we supposed that the state of alert would be very high.
- Hideki Tojo

My husband is from Hawaii and his father who was also
born in Hawaii was a teenager when Pearl Harbor happened,
right before church and he ran up and got on the roof
of his grandfather's house and watched the planes go over.
- Sigourney Weaver

Radical Islamic fundamentalists harbor contempt for
our democratic way of life and,
given the opportunity, will stop at nothing to accomplish
their goal of bringing our country to its knees.
- Paul Weyrich

Two weeks before the attack on the USS Cole and then
again two days before the attack,
they saw through their analysis that a major event
was going to occur in Yemen.
They told the Navy not to bring the Cole into Yemen harbor.
It went in and was attacked.
- Curt Weldon

We managed to get underway, and I don't know to this
day why we didn't get struck or take a torpedo,
but we didn't.
We got outside of the exit of the harbor and we started dropping depth charges.
- Barney Ross

Japanese naval officers in dress whites are frequent
guests at Pearl Harbor's officers' mess and are very polite.
They always were.
Except, of course, for that little interval there between 1941 and 1945.
- William Manchester

I agree that it is not just the extremists who harbor
bad thoughts or engage in bad acts,
but they are usually the source of the polarization
and try to keep education and communication of the
main stream from moving forward.
- Joichi Ito

Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!
- inscribed on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

Smiling away your troubles requires
a clear conscience that harbors no insincerity.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

We must now make clear to Lebanon that it will not benefit from U.S.
assistance and support as long as it harbors this brutal terrorist and murder.
- Jim DeMint

If a man harbors any sort of fear, it percolates through all his thinking,
damages his personality, makes him landlord to a ghost.
- Lloyd C. Douglas

Estuaries are coastal bays, harbors,
sounds and lagoons,
places where rivers meet the sea.
- Jim Gerlach

God forbid you be an ugly girl, 'course too pretty is also your doom,
'cause everyone harbors a secret hatred for the prettiest girl in the room.
- Ani DiFranco

I go to Saint Barth in the French West Indies for two weeks each year.
That place is amazing.
Amazing people, beautiful beaches, great wine,
wonderful harbors...
It's incredibly romantic.
- Brooke Burke

If God wishes to reveal the love that he harbors for the world,
this love has to be something that the world can recognize,
in spite of, or in fact in, its being wholly other.
- Hans Urs von Balthasar

I tried to manipulate and control people,
and I harbored resentment.
I wanted to be forgiven, but I wouldn't forgive others.
- Lauryn Hill

I harbored a lot of resentment as a teenager and as a young adult.
I still have a problem with authority,
I'm trying to listen!
- Nikki Sixx

Wonder if there is life on another planet? Let's suppose there is.
Suppose further, that only one star in a trillion has
a planet that could support life.
If that were the case, then there would be at least
100 million planets that harbored life.
- Ben Sweetland

While it may be true that the UAE has been an ally since the September 11,
2001, attacks, the American people know it has also
harbored and aided some of the al Qaeda agents who
were involved in that attack.
- Bart Gordon

This kind of charge reveals a good deal about the personality
of the people who make it;
to impute such motives to another man is to imply you're harboring them yourself.
- Jim Garrison

All persons harboring or secreting the conspirators
or aiding their concealment or escape,
will be treated as accomplices in the murder of the
President and shall be subject to trial before a military commission,
and the punishment of death.
- Edwin M. Stanton

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Hold on... Joyfully.
Holding-on does not have to be
a desperate teeth-gritting kind of holding-on.
Holding-on can be a joyful
"this is just the nature of Life,
so I may as well enjoy it"
kind of holding-on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you find peace within yourself,
you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.
- Peace Pilgrim

You must not under any pretense allow
your mind to dwell on any thought
that is not positive, constructive, optimistic, kind.
- Emmet Fox


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