Sailing Ship Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 43 Sailing Ship Quotes

#1. The only ship you can truly steer in this ocean is the one you're sailing. Quit trying to alter the winds; harness them. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#2. There is little man has made that approaches anything in nature, but a sailing ship does. There is not much man has made that calls to all the best in him, but a sailing ship does. - Author: Alan Villiers
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#3. Helena had been standing by her window looking out to sea, breathing in the fresh air and admiring the picturesque scene of a small ship sailing into the harbor.
She had not been able to think of anything other than Mikolas for days.
From LONGING the 3rd chapter of TRUE LOVE - Author: Destin Bays
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#4. I am sailing on a ship bound for life.
a line in a song - Author: Phil Wickham
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#5. I hate a Barnacle as no man ever did before, not even a Sailor in a slow-sailing ship. - Author: Charles Darwin
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#6. 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. - Author: Sterling Hayden
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#7. What she really loved was to hang over the edge and watch the bow of the ship slice through the waves. She loved it especially when the waves were high and the ship rose and fell, or when it was snowing and the flakes stung her face. - Author: Kristin Cashore
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#8. It also occurred to him that throughout history, humankind has told two stories: the story of a lost ship sailing the Mediterranean seas in quest of a beloved isle, and the story of a god who allows himself to be crucified on Golgotha. - Author: Jorge Luis Borges
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#9. Read on and I will tell you what to do in the future to avoid getting smashed and find yourself with nothing but little pieces of drift floating around in the ship's wake. - Author: John W. Trimmer
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#10. We simply can't abandon ship every time we encounter a storm in our marriage. Real love is about weathering the storms of life together. - Author: Seth Adam Smith
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#11. Aboard a sailing ship sometime around the War of 1812, - Author: Kate Milford
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#12. 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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#13. The ship is always off course. Anybody who sails knows that. Sailing is being off course and correcting. That gives a sense of what life is about. - Author: Michael Meade
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#14. Capes are the poetic points of continents. They are the summits of our sailing souls. - Author: Kaci Cronkhite
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#15. But that's how it is on a sailing ship, and in this respect its journey parallels that of life: simply knowing where you want to go isn't enough, because life is a windblown voyage, consisting mainly of the detours imposed by alternating calm and storm. - Author: Carsten Jensen
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#16. Of all the things that man has made, no is so full of interest and charm,
none possesses so distinct a life and character of its own, as a ship. - Author: Henry Van Dyke
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#17. 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. - Author: Fritz Sauckel
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#18. As a cabin boy on a Norwegian sailing ship I earned five kronen a week in addition to my keep. - Author: Fritz Sauckel
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#19. The days pass happily with me wherever my ship sails. - Author: Joshua Slocum
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#20. O skies, be calm! O winds, blow free - Blow all my ships safe home to me! But if thou sendest some a-wrack, To never more come sailing back, Send any - all that skim the sea, But bring my love-ship home to me. - Author: Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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#21. The first chap we said was loafing, until he died. That's nearly always the verdict on a sailing ship, anyway. A man is invariably 'mouching' until he dies, and then we say, "Oh, he must have been bad after all."
Charles Lightoller - Author: Richard Davenport-Hines
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#22. Now came Dr Foxcastle, sailing magisterially around the corner like a fat, black ship. - Author: Susanna Clarke
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#23. Who hadn't at some point in his life wanted to climb to the top of a sailing ship in full flight? - Author: Lev Grossman
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#24. What child unable to sleep on a warm summer night hasn't thought he saw Peter Pan's sailing ship in the sky? I will teach you to see that ship. - Author: Roberto Cotroneo
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#25. He especially enjoyed watching Mrs. Sen as she chopped things, seated on newspapers on the living room floor. Instead of a knife she used a blade that curved like the prow of a Viking ship, sailing to battle in distant seas. The blade was hinged at one end to a narrow wooden base. - Author: Jhumpa Lahiri
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#26. When it comes to politics, one has to do as one at sea with a sailing ship, reach one's course having regard to prevailing winds. - Author: William Lyon Mackenzie King
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#27. An order given in battle, an instruction issued by the master of a sailing ship, a cry for help, are as powerful in modifying the course of events as any other bodily act ... You utter a vow or forge a signature and you may find yourself bound for life to a monastery, a woman or prison. - Author: Bronislaw Malinowski
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#28. There is a rule in sailing where the more maneuverable ship should give way to the less maneuverable craft. I think this is sometimes a good rule to follow in human relationships as well. - Author: Joyce Brothers
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#29. All right boys, let's sail away! Show those bastards how airship pirates fly a ship! - Author: Katherine McIntyre
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#30. I'll always be there, Anna, in every ship you see sailing past. I'll be the wind in its sail. - Author: Jade Parker
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#31. There, in the shimmering distance, was a sail. I stared in momentary disbelief, but there it was, one of the most beautiful sights the Pacific can ever offer - a ship in full sail edging her way through the blue waters. - Author: Tom Neale
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#32. Home is like the ship at sea, Sailing on eternally; Oft the anchor forth we cast, But can never make it fast. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#33. Our desire must be like a slow and stately ship, sailing across endless oceans, never in search of safe anchorage. Then suddenly, unexpectedly, it will find mooring for a moment. - Author: Etty Hillesum
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#34. In spite of its nine-foot ceilings, the mahogany wainscoting and warped floorboards made the antiquated house feel claustrophobic, a sailing ship lost at sea, forever rolling this way and that. - Author: Kelly Oliver
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#35. Most sailing ships take what they call trainees, who pay to be part of the crew. The Picton Castle takes people who are absolutely raw recruits. But you can't just ride along. You're learning to steer the ship, navigation; you're pulling lines, keeping a lookout; in the galley you're cooking. - Author: Billy Campbell
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#36. A slap or a fat check is what it takes if you want to see all the passions that go beating about behind a face take a sudden tack. It's as beautiful as watching a sailing ship maneuvering in a stormy sea. The whole person keels over in the changed wind. - Author: Louis-Ferdinand Celine
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#37. Every ship sailing the sea of life needs to have the divine Pilot on board; but when storms arise, when tempests threaten, many persons push their Pilot overboard, and commit their bark into the hand of finite man, or try to steer it themselves. - Author: Ellen G. White
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#38. It is not the ship so much as the skillful sailing that assures the prosperous voyage. - Author: George William Curtis
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#39. I'd just like to say I'm sailing with the rock, and I'll be back like Independence Day, with Jesus June 6. Like the movie, big mother ship and all, I'll be back. - Author: Aileen Wuornos
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#40. Not to have control over the senses is like sailing in a rudderless ship, bound to break to pieces on coming in contact with the very first rock. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#41. I never see a ship sailing out of the channel, or a gull soaring over the sand-bar, without wishing I were on board the ship or had wings, not like a dove 'to fly away and be at rest,' but like a gull, to sweep out into the very heart of the storm. - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#42. The man who would be fully employed should procure a ship or a woman, for no two things produce more trouble. - Author: Plautus
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#43. She watched the gap between ship and shore grow to a huge gulf. Perhaps this was a little like dying, the departed no longer visible to the others, yet both still existed, only in different worlds. - Author: Susan Wiggs
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