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If one does not know to which port one is sailing,
no wind is favorable.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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We enjoy sailing small boats, two of which I have designed and built myself.
- Martin Ryle

I have no interest in sailing around the world.
Not that there is any lack of requests for me to do so.
- Edward Heath

Instead of sailing off into the sunset,
he hopes to sail into the next century.
- Dave Anderson

 

I keep sailing on in this middle passage.
I am sailing into the wind and the dark.
But I am doing my best to keep my boat steady and my sails full.
- Arthur Ashe

I grew up on the beaches of Southern California surfing
and sailing and I've always loved horses so it was
part of my dream that I was able to fulfill to have horses.
- Bo Derek

Design has taken the place of what sailing used to be.
- Dennis Conner

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It is not the ship so much as the skillful sailing
that assures the prosperous voyage.
- George William Curtis

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.
- Fritz Sauckel

I wanted to be a doctor in sports medicine;
I was into sailing and all that sort of thing.
- Christopher Atkins

I try to look at this music career thing as the means to an end.
And really, at the end of it, I see myself on a sailboat,
sailing off the edge of the world.
- Michelle Shocked

As a cabin boy on a Norwegian sailing ship I earned
five kronen a week in addition to my keep.
- Fritz Sauckel

The effect of sailing is produced by a judicious arrangement
of the sails to the direction of the wind.
- William Falconer

The sooner we learn to be jointly responsible,
the easier the sailing will be.
- Ella Maillart

My goal in sailing isn't to be brilliant or flashy in individual races,
just to be consistent over the long run.
- Dennis Conner

The most ordinary conditions for observing sailing
birds are then the wind and sea are both aft.
- Lawrence Hargrave

Writing criticism is to writing fiction and poetry
as hugging the shore is to sailing in the open sea.
- John Updike

Flying might not be all plain sailing,
but the fun of it is worth the price.
- Amelia Earhart

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.
- Sterling Hayden

Their elegant shape, showy colours, and slow,
sailing mode of flight, make them very attractive objects,
and their numbers are so great that they form quite
a feature in the physiognomy of the forest,
compensating for the scarcity of flowers.
- Henry Walter Bates

What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we are not
able to cross the abyss that separates us from ourselves?
This is the most important of all voyages of discovery,
and without it, all the rest are not only useless,
but disastrous.
- Thomas Merton

I think becoming an actor because it's a ridiculously
insecure profession to go into.
I feel very comfortable but very lucky.
I think any time that you imagine that it's plain sailing for hereon in,
then you're kidding yourself.
- Hugh Dancy

The fleet being thus more inclosed will more readily observe the signals,
and with greater facility form itself into the line
of battle a circumstance which should be kept in view
in every order of sailing.
- William Falconer

If you live a life of make-believe, your life isn't
worth anything until you do something that does challenge your reality.
And to me, sailing the open ocean is a real challenge,
because it's life or death.
- Morgan Freeman

No one is fit to judge a book until he has rounded
Cape Horn in a sailing vessel,
until he has bumped into two or three icebergs,
until he has been lost in the sands of the desert,
until he has spent a few years in the House of the Dead.
- Van Wyck Brooks

They were singing, Gillette, the best a man can get,
with a lot of guys hugging their fathers and sailing and riding bikes.
I suddenly felt a long way from the best a man could
get and I thought it would be nice to get from there to the best.
- Craig Ferguson

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott

Life is a dangerous - ultimately fatal - endeavor,
so you may as well live it full out.
Chart your course, cast off the lines,
and boldly sail the seas of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To reach a port, we must sail -
sail, not tie at anchor - sail, not drift.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt quoting Oliver Wendell Holmes

I sail the seas of life as the MASTER of my ship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you want to be happy,
put your effort into controlling the sail, not the wind.
- Anonymous

We are tied to the ocean.
And when we go back to the sea,
whether it is to sail or to watch -
we are going back from whence we came.
- John F. Kennedy

We must free ourselves of the hope
that the sea will ever rest.
We must learn to sail in high winds.
- Aristotle Onassis

Know that you sail the seas of life
as the master of your own ship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Taking inspiration from the powerful vision of my future,
I boldly set sail with courage and intent.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A ship in port is safe,
but that's not what ships are built for.
Sail out to sea and do new things.
- Grace Hopper

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain

Greatness is not in where we stand,
but in what direction we are moving.
We must sail sometimes with the wind
and sometimes against it -
but sail we must,
and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Honor your past, and all the consequences of that past.
Receive insight into relieving the pain
caused by past experiences and current attitudes toward life.
Observe life as it currently appears,
and then train yourself to observe life
from other perspectives that support a higher quality of living.
Re-consider your priorities.
Chart your Course.
Set Sail with Courage.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Act with Bold Courage -
Taking inspiration from the powerful vision of my future,
I boldly set sail with courage and intent.
I hold my course with focused attention and relentless commitment,
as I weather the storms of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We sail within a vast sphere, ever drifting in uncertainty,
driven from end to end.
- Blaise Pascal

Less judgment than wit is more sail than ballast.
- William Penn

I sail, scuba dive, play football, basketball.
- Casper Van Dien

And soon, too soon, we part with pain,
To sail o'er silent seas again.
- Thomas Moore

Most people are willing to take the Sermon on the Mount as a flag to sail under,
but few will use it as a rudder by which to steer.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

To study the phenomena of disease without books is
to sail an uncharted sea,
while to study books without patients is not to go to sea at all.
- William Osler

Your Constitution is all sail and no anchor.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

If I have a Sunday free, I'll go up the coast and spend some time on the beach.
I scuba dive and swim and sail.
A lot of the things I like are around the water.
- Parker Stevenson

'Tis the set of the sail that decides the goal,
and not the storm of life.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Hoist up sail while gale doth last, Tide and wind stay no man's pleasure.
- Robert Southwell

I wish to have no connection with any ship that does not sail fast;
for I intend to go in harm's way.
- John Paul Jones

Thought is the wind and knowledge the sail.
- David Hare

I used to own a dingy and can still sail one if pushed,
but I like the pleasure boats.
- John Dyer

We were wavering around like a ship without a sail.
- Judy Holliday

The white sail of his soul has rounded the promontory -
death.
- William Alexander

Thought is the wind, knowledge the sail,
and mankind the vessel.
- Augustus Hare

Men may change their climate, but they cannot change their nature.
A man that goes out a fool cannot ride or sail himself into common sense.
- Joseph Addison

Never weather-beaten sail more willing bent to shore.
- Thomas Campion

It is a ship with a great deal of sail but a very shallow keel.
- Robert Bork

On life's vast ocean diversely we sail.
Reasons the card, but passion the gale.
- Alexander Pope

When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound,
rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
- Napolean Hill

If we are strong, and have faith in life and its richness of surprises,
and hold the rudder steadily in our hands.
I am sure we will sail into quiet and pleasent waters for our old age.
- Freya Stark

Thus, I steer my bark, and sail On even keel,
with gentle gale.
- Matthew Green

When I go abroad I always sail from Boston because
it is such a pleasant place to get away from.
- Oliver Herford

He enters the port with a full sail.
- Virgil

Separately there was only wind, water,
sail, and hull, but at my hand the four had been given purpose and direction.
- Lowell Thomas

Those who want to row on the ocean of human knowledge do not get far,
and the storm drives those out of their course who set sail.
- Franz Grillparzer

Gliders, sail planes, they're wonderful flying machines.
It's the closest you can come to being a bird.
- Neil Armstrong

To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind,
and sometimes against it.
But we must not drift or lie at anchor.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Horses and mules, and even sail cars,
made more rapid progress than did the earliest locomotive.
- John Moody

There is a Japanese proverb that literally goes 'Raise
the sail with your stronger hand,'
meaning you must go after the opportunities that arise
in life that you are best equipped to do.
- Soichiro Honda


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