Sailing And The Sea Quotes

Sailing And The Sea Quotes by Kenneth Grahame, Thomas Gibbons, John Masefield, Jimmy Cornell, Joshua Slocum, Robin Lee Graham and many others.

There is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much wo

There is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.
Kenneth Grahame
There is but a plank between a sailor and eternity.
Thomas Gibbons
All I ask is a tall ship and a star to sail her by.
John Masefield
The planning stage of a cruise is often just as enjoyable as the voyage itself, letting one’s imagination loose on all kinds of possibilities. Yet translating dreams into reality means a lot of practical questions have to be answered.
Jimmy Cornell
The days pass happily with me wherever my ship sails.
Joshua Slocum
At sea, I learned how little a person needs, not how much.
Robin Lee Graham
The sea is as near as we come to another world.
Anne Stevenson
A ship is always referred to as ‘she’ because it costs so much to keep one in paint and powder.
Chester W. Nimitz
When you can’t change the direction of the wind — adjust your sails
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
If you don t know where you are, a map won’t help.
Watts Humphrey
For one thing, I was no longer alone; a man is never alone with the wind-and the boat made three.
Hilaire Belloc
If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Off Cape Horn there are but two kinds of weather, neither one of them a pleasant kind.
John Masefield
I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.
Louisa May Alcott
To reach a port, we must sail – sail, not tie at anchor – sail, not drift.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
When I forget how talented God is, I look to the sea.
Whoopi Goldberg
It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top.
Hunter S. Thompson

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