Best Nautical Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 30 Best Nautical Quotes

#1. It is the weather, not work, that wears out sails. - Author: Thomas Fleming Day
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#2. The SAFE was slain in battle. A great flaming nautical pyre carries it off to VAULTHALLA. - Author: Andrew Hussie
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#3. As boys going to sea immediately become nautical in speech, walk as if they already had their "sea legs" on, and shiver their timbers on all possible occasions, so I turned military at once, called my dinner my rations, saluted all new comers, and ordered a dress parade that very afternoon. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#4. The ocean is an object of no small terror. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#5. It takes a minimum of six people, working in close harmony, to successfully flush a nautical toilet. That's why those old ships carried such large crews. - Author: Dave Barry
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#6. The goal is not to sail the boat, but rather to help the boat sail herself. - Author: John Rousmaniere
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#7. I couldn't stop thinking about blue eyes and the way he smelled, his scent was a mix of liquor, winter fresh and Nautical sport. - Author: Glenna Maynard
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#8. Before Lind's experiments, scurvy was not clearly defined as a disease.The term was used as a catchphrase to include all manner of nautical ailments. - Author: Stephen R. Bown
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#9. A small craft in an ocean is, or should be, a benevolent dictatorship. - Author: Tristan Jones
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#10. You can do everything right, strictly according to procedure, on the ocean, and it'll still kill you, but if you're a good navigator, at least you'll know where you were when you died.
(In "The Nautical Chart" by Arturo Perez-Reverte) - Author: Justin Scott
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#11. Quite a bit of his swearing was pure nautical genius. - Author: Michael G. Manning
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#12. I can remain on shore, paralyzed with fear,
or I can raise my sails and dip and soar in the breeze. - Author: Richard Bode
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#13. The cork was in the bottle. He and the Atropos were trapped. - Author: C.S. Forester
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#14. Thats what a ship is, you know. Its not a keel and a hull and a deck and sails. Thats what a ship needs. But what a ship is. What the Black Pearl really is ... is freedom. - Author: Johnny Depp
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#15. In a French accent developed through a lifetime of using English I said, 'Hello sir, I would like to row the English Channel in a bath please.'
What actually arrived in the ear of the French Navy man was, 'Hello sire, I would like to fight a condom across a bath if you please. - Author: Tim FitzHigham
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#16. Puddings, my dear sir?' cried Graham.
Puddings. We trice 'em athwart the starboard gumbrils, when sailing by and large. - Author: Patrick O'Brian
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#17. Spirits rise as the sails fill ...
Gone is the sea's glassy surface, and with it the terrible glare.
Close the hatches and ports!
We're sailing again! - Author: Jim Moore
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#18. The humblest craft that floats makes its appeal to a seaman by the faithfulness of her life. - Author: Joseph Conrad
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#19. Headwinds are sore vexations and the more passengers the sorer. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#20. Mr. Bird flung his food away and leaped to his feet, glaring around at no one in particular. 'I am not a dog!' he shouted agrily, his gold earrings flashing in the firelight. - Author: Tim Powers
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#21. There never was a great man yet who spent all his life inland. - Author: Herman Melville
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#22. If a man is to be obsessed by something, I suppose a boat is as good as anything, perhaps a bit better than most. - Author: E.B. White
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#23. For will anyone dare to tell me that business is more entertaining than fooling among boats? He must have never seen a boat, or never seen an office, who says so. - Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
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#24. The days pass happily with me wherever my ship sails. - Author: Joshua Slocum
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#25. We were not a crew; we were only here at the same time. - Author: Rosemary McGuire
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#26. It's the quintessential Greek sport: harmonious, competitive, agonizing, nautical, and above all, intelligent. It combines Odysseus's brains and brawn and love of the sea with the tactical precision of the Spartan pikeman. - Author: Barry S. Strauss
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#27. What's chumming?" I asked, wondering if it was some old English nautical term for making friends. - Author: Raleigh Blake
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#28. There is but a plank between a sailor and eternity. - Author: Thomas Gibbons
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#29. To the question, "When were your spirits at the lowest ebb?" the obvious answer seemed to be, "When the gin gave out." - Author: Francis Chichester
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#30. Any damn fool can navigate the world sober. It takes a really good sailor to do it drunk. - Author: Francis Chichester
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