Sailors And The Sea Quotes

Sailors And The Sea Quotes by Grace Hopper, Nicholas Monsarrat, Lord Byron, Jacques Yves Cousteau, William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson and many others.

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A ship in port is safe, but that’s not what ships are built for.
Grace Hopper
Sailors, with their built in sense of order, service and discipline, should really be running the world.
Nicholas Monsarrat
Man marks the earth with ruin – his control stops with the shore.
Lord Byron
The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
We must take the current when it serves, or lose our ventures.
William Shakespeare
A man in a jail has more room, better food, and commonly better company
Samuel Johnson
He that will learn to pray, let him go to sea.
George Herbert
Out of sight of land the sailor feels safe. It is the beach that worries him.
Charles Davis
It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark.
Howard Ruff
There is but a plank between a sailor and eternity.
Thomas Gibbons
Land was created to provide a place for boats to visit.
Brooks Atkinson
Being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned.
Samuel Johnson
The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea.
Isak Dinesen
I must down to the seas again, to the vagrant gypsy life, To the gull’s way and the whale’s way where the wind’s like a whetted knife And all I ask is a merry yarn from a laughing fellow rover, And quiet sleep and a sweet dream when the long trick’s over.
John Masefield
Plan ahead: It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark.
Richard Cushing
There is one knows not what sweet mystery about this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath.
Herman Melville
The sea is everything. It covers seven tenths of the terrestrial globe. Its breath is pure and healthy. It is an immense desert, where man is never lonely, for he feels life stirring on all sides.
Jules Verne

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