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Top 100 Sailor Quotes

#1. Mamoru, each & every one of us have stars in our hearts, & you know that the star is shining when you feel that heat ... -Usagi/Sailor Moon - Author: Naoko Takeuchi
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#2. Every Naval vessel has a contingent of Marines aboard. After all, the Sailors have to have someone to dance with. - Author: Bob Hope
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#3. All men will be sailors then
Until the sea shall free them - Author: Leonard Cohen
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#4. You may take the most gallant sailor, the most intrepid airman, or the most audacious soldier, put them at a table together- what do you get? The sum of their fears. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#5. Things might have been a lot worse. Don't you worry about it overmuch. When a thing's done, it's done, and if it's not done right, do it differently next time. Worrying never made a sailor. - Author: Arthur Ransome
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#6. The days of languorous shore leave are long gone. Overnight stays are unheard of and sailor towns a distant memory. In better ports, seafarers head for a seamen's mission. - Author: Rose George
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#7. Sailor's expressions ranged the gamut from A to Blank. - Author: B.V. Lawson
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#8. Navigation is easy. If it wasn't, they wouldn't be able to teach it
to Sailors. - Author: James Lawrence
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#9. Nobody is so heartily despised as a pusillanimous, lazy, good-for-nothing, land-lubber; a sailor has no bowels of compassion for him. - Author: Herman Melville
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#10. The ocean knew where her sailor was. We have seen him, said the waves. He is sleeping with us. You will never kiss his lips or feel the weight of his body again. - Author: Francine Prose
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#11. Ships are but boards, sailors but men. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#12. A chest of gold coins or a fat wallet of bills is of no use
whatsoever to a wrecked sailor alone on a raft. - Author: Alan Watts
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#13. She was like a mermaid enrapturing me the sailor with all her charms! - Author: Avijeet Das
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#14. You must understand the feeling of originating as opposed to imitating. - Author: Sailor Jerry
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#15. I've had the honor and the pleasure and gift of having known Elizabeth Taylor for a number of years. You know, you sit down with her, she slings hash, she sits there and cusses like a sailor, and she's hilarious. - Author: Johnny Depp
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#16. Should anyone here in Rome lack finesse at love-making,
Let him
Try me - read my book, and the results are guaranteed!
Technique is the secret. Charioteer, sailor, oarsman,
All need it.
Technique can control
Love himself. - Author: Ovid
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#17. I'm fond of anything that comes from the sea, and that includes sailors. - Author: Janet Flanner
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#18. The difference between congressmen and drunken sailors is that drunken sailors are spending their own money. - Author: Tom Feeney
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#19. Music was more than subjective; it was erratic. It was the ship on the horizon that one sailor saw, the other sailor didn't. - Author: David Arnold
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#20. Still, Hazel Levesque impressed him - even when she wasn't sitting atop a scary immortal supersonic horse who cussed like a sailor. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#21. I have always found it difficult to wait for things - whether it was to see my father or sailor brother, Alan, again after their long sea trips, or the chance of a better job, or even new curtains. - Author: Anna Neagle
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#22. To say Congress is spending like drunken sailors is an insult to drunken sailors. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#23. He'll have to do without me, Jamie thought, not looking back. And then clearly, as if he'd been told, he knew Grenville /could/ do without him. There was somewhere else he had to go now, somewhere else he had to be. - Author: S.E. Hinton
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#24. The first dead man on Omaha Beach must be a sailor! - Author: Paddy Chayefsky
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#25. I like photography and writing and travel, so I have a lot of cerebral occupations. I am going to become a sailor and do a world tour on my yacht if I don't get any more work. - Author: Audrey Tautou
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#26. I'm obsessed with the Victorian era and the British Royal Navy ... I'd love to play a troubled sailor or captain or a boatman on a three masted ship. - Author: Nick Offerman
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#27. It's a wonderful thing, for half an hour, to have money in your pocket and piss it away like a drunken sailor. You feel as though the world is yours. And the best part of it is, you don't know what to do with it. - Author: Henry Miller
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#28. I'm what you call a Depression sailor. - Author: Ernest Borgnine
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#29. The sailor does not pray for wind, he learns to sail. - Author: Gustaf Lindborg
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#30. The ocean tosses up a thousand arms to embrace the storm that falls across her like a drunken sailor. His thunder slaps her thighs, his lighting piercing her waters.
They pound me between the hips and I begin to panic, knowing their passion will destroy me. - Author: Terry Moore
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#31. Going up the mast is one of the most dangerous things you can do as a solo sailor. - Author: Abby Sunderland
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#32. I am not optimistic or pessimistic. I feel that optimism and pessimism are very unbalanced. I am a very hard engineer. I am a mechanic. I am a sailor. I am an air pilot. I don't tell people I can get you across the ocean with my ship unless I know what I'm talking about. - Author: R. Buckminster Fuller
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#33. I'm Popeye the sailor man dum dum I live in a cara-van dum dum I op-en the door And fall-on the floor I'm Popeye the sailor man dum dum - Author: Arundhati Roy
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#34. A sailor chooses the wind that takes the ship from a safe port. Ah, yes, but once you're abroad, as you have seen, winds have a mind of their own. Be careful, Charlotte, careful of the wind you choose. - Author: Avi
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#35. The sailor cannot see the north / but knows the needle can. - Author: Emily Dickinson
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#36. In my limited experience, shows are like children. You can teach them manners and dress them in little sailor suits, but in the end, they're going to be who they're going to be. - Author: Tina Fey
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#37. She reached out her arms to Blackie. The beautiful siren was calling her weary sailor safely to port. - Author: Karen Cecil Smith
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#38. One can no more prevent the mind from returning to an idea than the sea from returning to a shore. In the case of the sailor, this is called the tide; in the case of the guilty, it is called remorse. God upheaves the soul as well as the ocean. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#39. We are apt to think it the finest era of the world when America was beginning to be discovered, when a bold sailor, even if he were wrecked, might alight on a new kingdom ... - Author: George Eliot
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#40. Be as the sailor who keeps the polestar in his eye. By so doing we may not arrive at our port within a calculable period, but we will maintain a true course. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#41. And yet a child's utter innocence is but its blank ignorance, and the innocence more or less wanes as intelligence waxes. - Author: Herman Melville
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#42. Every Sailor has the potential to lead," said Mullen, "I don't care if it's a seaman recruit or someone higher ranking than myself. Where there's a will, there's a way. - Author: Michael Mullen
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#43. The man who has a girl in every port is not a sailor but a wholesaler. - Author: Evan Esar
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#44. We wouldn't eat an important person like you. Sometimes we'll take a sailor, but - " He shrugged. " - so would you if it was always fish. - Author: Clive Barker
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#45. It was only after a long silence, when he said, in a hesitating voice, "I suppose you fellows remember I did once turn fresh-water sailor for a bit," that we knew we were fated, before the ebb began to run, to hear about one of Marlow's inconclusive experiences. - Author: Joseph Conrad
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#46. What you are born to be, you will be, whether it be priest or sailor. So step up and be it. Let them do nothing to you. Be the one who shapes yourself. Be who you are, and eventually all will have to recognize who you are, whether they are willing to admit it or not. - Author: Robin Hobb
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#47. Like a silly amateur sailor I have drifted into very deep water. - Author: Anonymous
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#48. Turner sounded his foghorn three times, the Sailor's Farewell. - Author: Anonymous
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#49. My woman has a wandering eye;
Yarrow, thyme and thorn.
She eyes the ocean and the sky
While stitching sails, forlorn.
I got a kiss, and then a tear
As she bade me go;
But on the waves, my heart's in fear:
My woman's in the know. - Author: F.T. McKinstry
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#50. Red sky at night, sailor's delight. Red sky in morning, sailors take warning. - Author: Joanne Simon Tailele
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#51. My first tattoo is a full-on Sailor Jerry situation on my hip - it's a swallow with big spread wings. When I got it I was 20 on St. Mark's Place in New York; I just walked in in a frenzy. It's still there 17 years later and it's not a terrible thing to look at. - Author: Maria Dahvana Headley
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#52. My whole life growing up, both my parents told me not to swear like a sailor. After college, I recall there was finally a time where I swore, and neither one of them was correcting me, and I felt so relieved. I thought, finally; I can finally be myself and not get yelled at. - Author: Rory Freedman
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#53. Rob looked a little shocked. "Don't you look at me like that," I snapped at him. "Just because I can't trim a beard don't mean I can't swear."
"Like a sailor," he added. "I've never heard so many curses in my whole life. All combined. - Author: A.C. Gaughen
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#54. If i would ever fall in love ... I'm sure I would want that person to belong to me. I'd make them all mine ... but I might ruin them in the process. So I'm never going to fall in love. I don't need love right now. I have friends with the same purpose as me. I have all of you. -Rei - Author: Naoko Takeuchi
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#55. She cast Oliver a hard glance. "If one of us is arrested, we've all committed to being taken to the station." "Free." He rubbed his eyes. "Anna Marie Higgins - she's the lady over there in the sailor hat - she's been taken to the station thirteen times already. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#56. 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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#57. There is a witchery in the sea, its songs and stories, and in the mere sight of a ship, and the sailor's dress, especially to a young mind, which has done more to man navies, and fill merchantmen, than all the pressgangs of Europe. - Author: Richard Henry Dana Jr.
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#58. A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea. - Author: Honore De Balzac
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#59. Bold simplicity is the keynote to good design. - Author: Sailor Jerry
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#60. Every sailor knows that you can't sail a ship that isn't moving forward, strong leaders understand that to change direction, you first have to create forward progress. - Author: John C. Maxwell
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#61. We are imprisoned in the realm of life, like a sailor on his tiny boat, on an infinite ocean. - Author: Anna Freud
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#62. To a fireman, wind is a curse. To a sailor, wind is a blessing. - Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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#63. Certainly, men have been availing themselves of the services of prostitutes from the moment those early hominids stood upright and certain women could say, "Hey there, sailor"; it's not called the world's oldest profession for nothing. - Author: Elissa Stein
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#64. Out of sight of land the sailor feels safe. It is the beach that worries him. - Author: Charles Davis
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#65. The happiest hour a sailor sees Is when he's down At an inland town, With his Nancy on his knees, yo ho! And his arm around her waist! - Author: W.S. Gilbert
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#66. The transition is a keen one, I assure you, from a schoolmaster to a sailor, and requires a strong decoction of Seneca and the Stoics to enable you to grin and bear it. But even this wears off in time. What - Author: Herman Melville
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#67. Going to a dark bed there was a square round Sinbad the Sailor roc's auk's egg in the night of the bed of all the auks of the rocs of Darkinbad the Brightdayler. - Author: James Joyce
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#68. I am fairly tired
bored beyond endurance
by the world we live in, and its ideals, and am ready to say so, not violently, but kindly, as one rubs salt into the back of a flogged sailor as though one loved him. - Author: Henry Adams
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#69. The wonder is always new that any sane man can be a sailor. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#70. Smooth sailing doth not a sailor make. - Author: Ron Feasel
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#71. Something Zachariah told me filled my mind and excited my heart: "A Sailor," he said, "chooses the wind that takes the ship from safe port ... but winds have a mind of their home. - Author: Avi
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#72. God looks out for fools and niggers. - Author: Ken Kesey
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#73. It is part of a sailor's life to die well. - Author: Stephen Decatur
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#74. It is by a mathematical point only that we are wise, as the sailor or fugitive slave keeps the polestar in his eye; but that is sufficient guidance for all our life. We may not arrive at our port within a calculable period, but we would preserve the true course. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#75. Cease, rude Boreas, blustering railer! List, ye landsmen all, to me; Messmates, hear a brother sailor Sing the dangers of the sea. - Author: George Alex Stevens
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#76. The gardener, an old sailor, made him a hammock and fixed it up for him in the branches of a weeping willow. And here for long hours he lay, hidden from anyone who might come to the vicarage, reading, reading passionately. - Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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#77. He is the best sailor who can steer within fewest points of the wind, and exact a motive power out of the greatest obstacles. - Author: Walter Scott
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#78. Bond sat down and looked across into the tranquil, lined sailor's face that he loved, honoured and obeyed. - Author: Ian Fleming
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#79. Yea, foolish mortals, Noah's flood is not yet subsided; two thirds of the fair world it yet covers. - Author: Herman Melville
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#80. One of the things that makes our military the best in the world is the certain knowledge of each soldier, sailor, airman, and Marine that they can always count on their comrades should they need help - that they will never be abandoned. - Author: Jon Kyl
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#81. You're amazing, and I so want to be your boyfriend, because of what you just said, and also because that shirt makes me want to take you home and do unspeakable things while we watch live-action Sailor Moon videos - Author: John Green
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#82. The gunslinger came awake from a confused dream which seemed to consist of a single image: that of the Sailor in the Tarot deck from which the man in black had dealt (or purported to deal) the gunslinger's own moaning future. - Author: Stephen King
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#83. My arm began moving, turning the invisible crank of Death's music box. Somewhere inside, I didn't want the melody to end. - Author: Ruta Sepetys
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#84. Lives like a drunken sailor on a mast, Ready with every nod to tumble down Into the fatal bowels of the deep. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#85. Life is a sail boat ride. Wind, the destiny. But dammit, you are the sailor! - Author: Tapan Ghosh
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#86. There's nothing gives you so much courage as good reasons," continued the sailor; - Author: Alexandre Dumas
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#87. As an enlisted sailor, I don't feel that the Navy is advancing me in rank fast enough, so I'm going to change my last name to Stains. My guess is they would rather promote me than to have to refer to me as Seaman Stains. - Author: Brad Wilkerson
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#88. Whoever you are, you've got to start from where you are. If you're a sailor, and only know sailor's language, well, write in it, for God's sake. - Author: Peter Levi
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#89. Then I figured it would be a good plan to hire a few sailors to work for me, get them out to my yacht, get them drunk, commit sodomy on them, rob them and then kill them. This I done. - Author: Carl Panzram
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#90. How happy is the sailor's life, from coast to coast to roam; in every port he finds a wife, in every land a home. - Author: Isaac Bickerstaffe
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#91. If life were a sea adventure, I knew: I wouldn't be sailor, pirate, or cabin boy but more likely a barnacle clinging to the side of the boat. - Author: Sara Levine
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#92. The rain washed away my pitcher's mound ... I'm a pitcher without a mound ... I'm a lost soul ... I'm like a politician out of office."
"Or a sailor without an ocean ... "
"Or a boy without a girl ... - Author: Charles M. Schulz
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#93. Lay not the blame on me, O sailor, but on the winds. By nature I am as calm and safe as the land itself, but the winds fall upon me with their gusts and gales, and lash me into a fury that is not natural to me. - Author: Aesop
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#94. A ballsy killer with the body of a goddess and the mouth of a sailor - in his eyes, that was perfection. - Author: Bethany K. Lovell
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#95. He combed his hair like Elvis and had a slightly dangerous look, like a sailor two drinks into a shore leave that will end badly. - Author: Stephen King
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#96. Some people may say my curved panels look like sails. Well, I am a sailor, so I guess I probably do use that metaphor in my work - though not consciously. - Author: Frank Gehry
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#97. What do you want to be a sailor for? There are greater storms in politics than you will ever find at sea. Piracy, broadsides, blood on the decks. You will find them all in politics. - Author: David Lloyd George
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#98. This guy was like a sailor who had studied the compass and found that there was a fifth direction in which one could sail."
(Jerry Juhl on being offered a job with Muppets, Inc.) - Author: Brian Jay Jones
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#99. I muttered a swear word to myself. After I heard Angel cussing like a sailor when she stubbed her toe, my new resolution was to watch my language. All I needed was a six-year-old mutant with a potty mouth - Author: James Patterson
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#100. It's not fair to say that Congress spends money like a drunk sailor. At least the sailor is spending his own money! - Author: Ronald Reagan
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