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Ship Quotes

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

Related topics: Bold Choice Courage Adventure Positive Motivational Live-By

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

Know that you sail the seas of life
as the master of your own ship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

We should not moor a ship with one anchor,
or our life with one 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

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

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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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I have vertigo.
Vertigo makes it feel like the floor is pitching up and down.
Things seem to be spinning.
It's like standing on the deck of a ship in really high seas.
- Laura Hillenbrand

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

A whale ship was my Yale College and my Harvard.
- Herman Melville

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

It takes four months to ship food aid and 40 percent
of the cost is in the shipping.
People cannot eat shipping costs.
We have had people die when there are surpluses in the markets.
- Andrew Natsios

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

When we started out in '64, um, I was playing Number One,
which was a woman second in command of a star ship.
- Majel Barrett

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

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

We were all on this ship in the sixties, our generation,
a ship going to discover the New World.
And the Beatles were in the crow's nest of that ship.
- John Lennon

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A sailing ship is no democracy; you don't caucus a
crew as to where you'll go anymore than you inquire
when they'd like to shorten sail.
- Sterling Hayden

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

We need prefab housing, we need to repair what can be repaired.
We have appealed to the whole world to ship tents and blankets to Pakistan.
- Shaukat Aziz


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