Quotations that match 'sail'.

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
[ Been Book Bumped Cape Dead Desert Few Fit Horn House Into Judge Lost Rounded Sailing Sands Spent Three Two Until Vessel Years]
My philosophy was, if I just do good work, someone will like it enough to employ me. It never made me famous. And I'm way, way too old now, mate. That boat's sailed. Ian Hart
[ Boat Employ Enough Famous Good Just Made Mate Never Now Old Philosophy Sailed Someone Too Way Will Work]
I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship. Louisa May Alcott
[ Afraid Am How Learning Sail Ship Storms]
My ship was also in better condition than when she sailed from Boston on her long voyage. She was still as sound as a nut, and as tight as the best ship afloat. She did not leak a drop - not one drop! Joshua Slocum
[ Afloat Also Best Better Boston Condition Did Drop Her Leak Long Nut Sailed She Ship Sound Still Than Tight Voyage]
I sailed through my childhood with a complete lack of any drama. Kate Adie
[ Any Childhood Complete Drama Lack Sailed Through]
People actually get sponsors based on the merits of the Cup, not on the merits of the sailors. John Sweeney
[ Actually Based Cup Get Merits Sailors Sponsors]
We are imprisoned in the realm of life, like a sailor on his tiny boat, on an infinite ocean. Anna Freud
[ Boat His Imprisoned Infinite Life Ocean Realm Sailor Tiny]
Roused by the lash of his own stubborn tail our lion now will foreign foes assail. John Dryden
[ Foes Foreign His Lash Lion Now Our Own Roused Stubborn Tail Will]
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. Napoleon Hill
[ Accept Comes Coveted Defeat Goal More Once Plans Rebuild Sail Set Signal Sound Those Toward Your]
Wind to a sailor is what money is to life on shore. Sterling Hayden
[ Life Money Sailor Shore Wind]
I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it, but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor. Marjorie Holmes
[ Against Anchor Direction Drift Find Great Heaven Lie Moving Much Must Nor Port Reach Sail Sometimes Stand Thing Where Wind World]
Most government officials are rushing headlong to solve the problems of 50 years ago, with their ears assailed by the sound of snails whizzing by. Eric Johnston
[ Ago Assailed Ears Government Headlong Most Officials Problems Rushing Solve Sound Their Years]
There is something wonderful in seeing a wrong-headed majority assailed by truth. John Kenneth Galbraith
[ Assailed Majority Seeing Something Truth Wonderful]
Seeing that a Pilot steers the ship in which we sail, who will never allow us to perish even in the midst of shipwrecks, there is no reason why our minds should be overwhelmed with fear and overcome with weariness. John Calvin
[ Allow Even Fear Midst Minds Never Our Overcome Overwhelmed Perish Pilot Reason Sail Seeing Ship Should Steers Us Weariness Which Why Will]
The white sail of his soul has rounded the promontory - death. William Alexander
[ Death His Rounded Sail Soul White]
Idealism that makes no distinction between areas where our national interest lies and those from which it is remote does no good for America. The weariness of the post-Versailles, post-Korea, post-Vietnam eras is never far from the national mood. Dick Morris
[ America Areas Between Distinction Does Eras Far Good Idealism Interest Lies Makes Mood National Never Our Remote Those Weariness Where Which]
The fleet sailed to its war base in the North Sea, headed not so much for some rendezvous with glory as for rendezvous with discretion. Barbara Tuchman History
[ Base Discretion Fleet Glory Headed Much North Rendezvous Sailed Sea Some War]
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
[ Career Edge End Look Means Music Myself Off Really Sailboat Sailing See Thing Try World]
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
[ Age Am Faith Hands Hold Into Life Old Our Quiet Richness Rudder Sail Steadily Strong Sure Surprises Waters Will]
If a prospective Presidential approach can't be explained clearly enough to be understood well, it probably hasn't been thought through well enough. If not well understood by the American people, it probably won't "sail" anyway. Send it back for further thought. Donald Rumsfeld
[ American Anyway Approach Back Been Clearly Enough Explained Further Hasn Presidential Probably Prospective Sail Send Thought Through Understood Well Won]
The Ancient Mariner would not have taken so well if it had been called The Old Sailor. Samuel Butler
[ Ancient Been Called Had Mariner Old Sailor Taken Well Would]
My father, who died a few years ago, was a good, simple, very honest man. His faith and affection for his family was just unassailable, without question. David Ogden Stiers
[ Affection Ago Died Faith Family Father Few Good His Honest Just Man Question Simple Unassailable Very Without Years]
I wanted to be a doctor in sports medicine; I was into sailing and all that sort of thing. Christopher Atkins
[ Doctor Into Medicine Sailing Sort Sports Thing Wanted]
It is of great use to the sailor to know the length of his line, though he cannot with it fathom all the depths of the ocean. John Locke
[ Cannot Depths Fathom Great His Know Length Line Ocean Sailor Though Use]
As a consequence of the terms of the Treaty of Versailles, the officer corps of the old army became part of this class, as did that part of the younger generation who, in the old Germany, would have become officers or civil servants. Gustav Stresemann
[ Army Became Become Civil Class Consequence Corps Did Generation Germany Officer Officers Old Part Servants Terms Treaty Versailles Would Younger]
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
[ Accept Comes Coveted Defeat Goal More Once Plans Rebuild Sail Set Signal Sound Those Toward Your]
He enters the port with a full sail. Virgil
[ Enters Full Port Sail]
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
[ After Arise Best Equipped Go Goes Hand Japanese Life Literally Meaning Must Opportunities Proverb Raise Sail Stronger Your]
Sailed this day nineteen leagues, and determined to count less than the true number, that the crew might not be dismayed if the voyage should prove long. Christopher Columbus
[ Count Crew Day Determined Dismayed Leagues Less Long Might Nineteen Number Prove Sailed Should Than True Voyage]
I would point out that Japan's proposal at the Versailles Peace Conference on the principle of racial equality was rejected by delegates such as those from Britain and the United States. Hideki Tojo
[ Britain Conference Delegates Equality Japan Out Peace Point Principle Proposal Racial Rejected States Such Those United Versailles Would]
For all my years in public life, I have believed that America must sail toward the shores of liberty and justice for all. There is no end to that journey, only the next great voyage. We know the future will outlast all of us, but I believe that all of us will live on in the future we make. Edward Kennedy
[ America Believe Believed End Future Great Journey Justice Know Liberty Life Live Make Must Next Only Outlast Public Sail Shores Toward Us Voyage Will Years]
My goal in sailing isn't to be brilliant or flashy in individual races, just to be consistent over the long run. Dennis Conner
[ Brilliant Consistent Flashy Goal Individual Just Long Over Races Run Sailing]
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. David Lloyd George
[ Blood Decks Ever Find Greater Piracy Politics Sailor Sea Storms Than Them Want Will]
He who rides the sea of the Nile must have sails woven of patience. William Golding
[ Must Nile Patience Rides Sails Sea Woven]
We sail within a vast sphere, ever drifting in uncertainty, driven from end to end. Blaise Pascal
[ Drifting Driven End Ever Sail Sphere Uncertainty Vast Within]
This is largely the methodology I've used throughout my career - that is, starting with a question as to what might be the properties of a set of compounds that could be invented which were unusual and unpredictable. Many times I've felt a bit like Columbus setting sail. Donald Cram
[ Bit Career Columbus Compounds Could Felt Invented Largely Many Methodology Might Properties Question Sail Set Setting Starting Throughout Times Unpredictable Unusual Used Were Which]
But it's been a great, humbling - and I've been very honored to have the opportunity to serve and to lead and to be the representative of our soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines who are in Washington. And it's been the greatest honor of my life. Hugh Shelton
[ Airmen Been Great Greatest Honor Honored Humbling Lead Life Marines Opportunity Our Representative Sailors Serve Soldiers Very Washington]
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
[ Anymore Caucus Crew Democracy Go Inquire Sail Sailing Ship Shorten Than Where]
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. Jon Kyl
[ Abandoned Always Best Certain Comrades Count Each Help Knowledge Makes Marine Military Need Never Our Sailor Should Soldier Their Things Will World]
I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning how to sail my ship. Louisa May Alcott
[ Afraid How Learning Sail Ship Storms]
Sailors ought never to go to church. They ought to go to hell, where it is much more comfortable. H. G. Wells
[ Church Comfortable Go Hell More Much Never Ought Sailors Where]
One ship drives east and other drives west by the same winds that blow. It's the set of the sails and not the gales that determines the way they go. Ella Wheeler Wilcox
[ Blow Determines Drives East Gales Go Other Sails Same Set Ship Way West Winds]
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
[ Actor Any Because Becoming Comfortable Feel Go Imagine Insecure Into Kidding Lucky Plain Profession Ridiculously Sailing Then Think Time Very Yourself]
Thought is the wind, knowledge the sail, and mankind the vessel. Augustus Hare
[ Knowledge Mankind Sail Thought Vessel Wind]
It was my dream, and probably the dream of every one of us, to bring about a revision of the Versailles Treaty by peaceful means, which was provided for in that very treaty. Hans Frank
[ Bring Dream Every Means Peaceful Probably Provided Revision Treaty Us Versailles Very Which]
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
[ Able Abyss Cross Disastrous Discovery Gain Important Moon Most Only Ourselves Rest Sailing Separates Us Useless Voyages Without]
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
[ Battle Being Circumstance Every Facility Fleet Form Greater Into Itself Kept Line More Observe Order Readily Sailing Should Signals Thus View Which Will]
But the idea of a man making his living by writing seemed, in that hardy environment, so fantastic that even today I am sometimes myself assailed by a feeling of unreality. Robert E. Howard
[ Am Assailed Environment Even Fantastic Feeling Hardy His Idea Living Making Man Myself Seemed Sometimes Today Unreality Writing]
I always disliked dogs, those protectors of cowards who lack the courage to fight an assailant themselves. August Strindberg
[ Always Courage Cowards Disliked Dogs Fight Lack Protectors Themselves Those]
He is the best sailor who can steer within fewest points of the wind, and exact a motive power out of the greatest obstacles. Walter Scott
[ Best Exact Fewest Greatest Motive Obstacles Out Points Power Sailor Steer Wind Within]
They tell us that suicide is the greatest piece of cowardice... that suicide is wrong; when it is quite obvious that there is nothing in the world to which every man has a more unassailable title than to his own life and person. Arthur Schopenhauer Death
[ Cowardice Every Greatest His Life Man More Nothing Obvious Own Person Piece Quite Suicide Tell Than Title Unassailable Us Which World Wrong]
Separately there was only wind, water, sail, and hull, but at my hand the four had been given purpose and direction. Lowell Thomas
[ Been Direction Four Given Had Hand Hull Only Purpose Sail Separately Water Wind]
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
[ Attractive Colours Elegant Feature Flight Flowers Forest Form Great Make Mode Numbers Objects Physiognomy Quite Sailing Scarcity Shape Showy Slow Their Them Very]
It is a ship with a great deal of sail but a very shallow keel. Robert Bork
[ Deal Great Keel Sail Shallow Ship Very]
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
[ Any Connection Does Fast Go Harm Intend Sail Ship Way Wish]
When they are assailed by despair, young people should let universal concerns into their lives. Abbe Pierre
[ Assailed Concerns Despair Into Lives Should Their Universal Young]
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. Anna Neagle
[ After Again Alan Always Better Brother Chance Curtains Difficult Even Father Found Job Long New Sailor Sea See Their Things Trips Wait Whether]
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
[ Anything Because Challenge Death Does Life Live Make-Believe Ocean Open Real Reality Sailing Something Until Worth Your]
Dance is very, very old. With Louis XIV at Versailles is where ballet started. Neve Campbell
[ Ballet Dance Louis Old Started Versailles Very Where]
Hoist up sail while gale doth last, Tide and wind stay no man's pleasure. Robert Southwell
[ Doth Gale Hoist Last Man Pleasure Sail Stay Tide Up While Wind]
Success soon palls. The joyous time is when the breeze first strikes your sails, and the waters rustle under your bows. Charles Buxton
[ Bows Breeze First Joyous Rustle Sails Soon Strikes Success Time Under Waters Your]
Justice is an unassailable fortress, built on the brow of a mountain which cannot be overthrown by the violence of torrents, nor demolished by the force of armies. Joseph Addison
[ Armies Brow Built Cannot Demolished Force Fortress Justice Mountain Nor Overthrown Unassailable Violence Which]
I had a romance novel inside me, but I paid three sailors to beat it out if me with steel pipes. Patton Oswalt
[ Beat Had Inside Novel Out Paid Pipes Romance Sailors Steel Three]
Although as a sailor I despised politics - for I loved my sailor's life and still love it today - conditions forced me to take up a definite attitude towards political problems. Fritz Sauckel
[ Although Attitude Conditions Definite Despised Forced Life Love Loved Political Politics Problems Sailor Still Take Today Towards Up]
Horses and mules, and even sail cars, made more rapid progress than did the earliest locomotive. John Moody
[ Cars Did Earliest Even Horses Locomotive Made More Mules Progress Rapid Sail Than]
If my ship sails from sight, it doesn't mean my journey ends, it simply means the river bends. J. Enoch Powell
[ Bends Ends Journey Mean Means River Sails Ship Sight Simply]
What a different world it was when I first sailed for Europe in 1930, with my mother, sister, and brother to spend six months abroad. Gene Tierney
[ Abroad Brother Different Europe First Months Mother Sailed Sister Six Spend World]
No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit. Helen Keller
[ Discovered Doorway Ever Human Land New Opened Pessimist Sailed Secret Spirit Stars Uncharted]
Without the brave efforts of all the soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines and their families, this Nation, along with our allies around the world, would not stand so boldly, shine so brightly and live so freely. Lane Evans
[ Airmen Allies Along Around Boldly Brave Brightly Efforts Families Freely Live Marines Nation Our Sailors Shine Soldiers Stand Their Without World Would]
If the Spray discovered no continents on her voyage, it may be that there were no more continents to be discovered. She did not seek new worlds, or sail to pow-wow about the dangers of the sea. Joshua Slocum
[ Continents Dangers Did Discovered Her May More New Sail Sea Seek She Spray Voyage Were Worlds]
He who studies medicine without books sails an uncharted sea, but he who studies medicine without patients does not go to sea at all. William Osler
[ Books Does Go Medicine Patients Sails Sea Studies Uncharted Without]
All things on earth point home in old October; sailors to sea, travellers to walls and fences, hunters to field and hollow and the long voice of the hounds, the lover to the love he has forsaken. Thomas Wolfe
[ Earth Fences Field Forsaken Hollow Home Hounds Hunters Long Love Lover October Old Point Sailors Sea Things Travellers Voice Walls]
The sanitary and mechanical age we are now entering makes up for the mercy it grants to our sense of smell by the ferocity with which it assails our sense of hearing. Havelock Ellis
[ Age Entering Ferocity Grants Hearing Makes Mechanical Mercy Now Our Sanitary Sense Smell Up Which]
Your Constitution is all sail and no anchor. Thomas B. Macaulay
[ Anchor Constitution Sail Your]
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
[ Against Anchor Drift Lie Must Port Reach Sail Sometimes Wind]
'Tis the set of the sail that decides the goal, and not the storm of life. Ella Wheeler Wilcox
[ Decides Goal Life Sail Set Storm Tis]
To desire and strive to be of some service to the world, to aim at doing something which shall really increase the happiness and welfare and virtue of mankind - this is a choice which is possible for all of us; and surely it is a good haven to sail for. Henry Van Dyke
[ Aim Choice Desire Doing Good Happiness Haven Increase Mankind Possible Really Sail Service Shall Some Something Strive Surely Us Virtue Welfare Which World]
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
[ Around Beach Coast Dive Free Go Lot Sail Scuba Some Spend Sunday Swim Things Time Up Water]
It seemed that rebellion must have an unassailable base, something guarded not merely from attack, but from the fear of it: such a base as we had in the Red Sea Parts, the desert, or in the minds of the men we converted to our creed. T. E. Lawrence
[ Attack Base Converted Creed Desert Fear Guarded Had Men Merely Minds Must Our Parts Rebellion Red Sea Seemed Something Such Unassailable]
A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea. Honore de Balzac Love
[ Face Knows Loves Man Open Sailor Sea She Woman]
We must free ourselves of the hope that the sea will ever rest. We must learn to sail in high winds. Aristotle Onassis
[ Ever Free High Hope Learn Must Ourselves Rest Sail Sea Will Winds]
Thus, it was to seek true civilization and true justice for all the peoples of the world, and to view this as the destruction of personal freedom and respect is to be assailed by the hatred and emotion of war, and to make hasty judgments. Hideki Tojo
[ Assailed Civilization Destruction Emotion Freedom Hasty Hatred Judgments Justice Make Peoples Personal Respect Seek Thus True View War World]
A young sailor boy came to see me to-day. It pleases me to have these lads seek me on their return from their first voyage, and tell me how much they have learned about navigation. Maria Mitchell
[ Boy Came First How Lads Learned Much Navigation Pleases Return Sailor See Seek Tell Their These To-Day Voyage Young]
The effect of sailing is produced by a judicious arrangement of the sails to the direction of the wind. William Falconer
[ Arrangement Direction Effect Judicious Produced Sailing Sails Wind]
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
[ Back Came Go Going Ocean Sail Sea Tied Watch Whence Whether]
Ted Turner sailed into the meeting, and I mean sailed. He holds himself as if he were at the helm of his sailboat, in the process of winning the race. Joseph Barbera
[ Helm Himself His Holds Into Mean Meeting Process Race Sailboat Sailed Ted Turner Were Winning]
Happiness is brief. It will not stay. God batters at its sails. Euripides
[ Batters Brief God Happiness Sails Stay Will]
I have no interest in sailing around the world. Not that there is any lack of requests for me to do so. Edward Heath
[ Any Around Interest Lack Requests Sailing World]
Flying might not be all plain sailing, but the fun of it is worth the price. Amelia Earhart
[ Flying Fun Might Plain Price Sailing Worth]
If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable. Lucius Annaeus Seneca Business
[ Does Favorable Know Port Sailing Which Wind]
The most ordinary conditions for observing sailing birds are then the wind and sea are both aft. Lawrence Hargrave
[ Birds Both Conditions Most Observing Ordinary Sailing Sea Then Wind]
I would recommend it to everybody, every now and again you just put a dress on, see what it feels like, because it's, its interesting. A whole complex series of thoughts and feelings assail you as you look at yourself. Tom Wilkinson
[ Again Because Complex Dress Every Everybody Feelings Feels Interesting Just Look Now Put Recommend See Series Thoughts Whole Would Yourself]
I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship. Aeschylus Education
[ Afraid Learning Sail Ship Storms]
We must always remember with gratitude and admiration the first sailors who steered their vessels through storms and mists, and increased our knowledge of the lands of ice in the South. Roald Amundsen
[ Admiration Always First Gratitude Ice Increased Knowledge Lands Must Our Remember Sailors South Steered Storms Their Through Vessels]
There was endless action - not just football, but sailboats, tennis and other things: movement. There was endless talk - the ambassador at the head of the table laying out the prevailing wisdom, but everyone else weighing in with their opinions and taking part. Charles Spalding Sports
[ Action Ambassador Else Endless Everyone Football Head Just Laying Movement Opinions Other Out Part Prevailing Table Taking Talk Tennis Their Things Weighing Wisdom]
I got a part as a chorus girl in a show called Every Sailor and I had fun doing it. Mother didn't really approve of it, through. James Cagney
[ Approve Called Chorus Doing Every Fun Girl Got Had Mother Part Really Sailor Show Through]
People who don't like me talk about it as though I'm trash because I have tattoos. I find that insane because it's 2008, not the 1950s. Tattoos aren't limited to sailors. It's a form of art I find beautiful. I love it. Megan Fox
[ Art Beautiful Because Find Form Insane Limited Love Sailors Talk Tattoos Though Trash]
Never weather-beaten sail more willing bent to shore. Thomas Campion
[ Bent More Never Sail Shore Willing]
The innocence that feels no risk and is taught no caution, is more vulnerable than guilt, and oftener assailed. Nathaniel Parker Willis
[ Assailed Caution Feels Guilt Innocence More Oftener Risk Taught Than Vulnerable]
And soon, too soon, we part with pain, To sail o'er silent seas again. Thomas Moore
[ Again Er Pain Part Sail Seas Silent Soon Too]
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails. Dolly Parton
[ Adjust Cannot Direct Sails Wind]
Thought is the wind and knowledge the sail. David Hare
[ Knowledge Sail Thought Wind]
On life's vast ocean diversely we sail. Reasons the card, but passion the gale. Alexander Pope
[ Card Gale Life Ocean Passion Reasons Sail Vast]
Thus, I steer my bark, and sail On even keel, with gentle gale. Matthew Green
[ Bark Even Gale Gentle Keel Sail Steer Thus]
We don't have any sailors in Australia, we have rowers. Ben Lexcen
[ Any Australia Sailors]
Windmills, which are used in the great plains of Holland and North Germany to supply the want of falling water, afford another instance of the action of velocity. The sails are driven by air in motion - by wind. Hermann von Helmholtz
[ Action Afford Air Another Driven Falling Germany Great Holland Instance Motion North Plains Sails Supply Used Velocity Want Water Which Wind]
Design has taken the place of what sailing used to be. Dennis Conner
[ Design Place Sailing Taken Used]
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
[ Few Flag Most Mount Rudder Sail Sermon Steer Take Under Use Which Will Willing]
Gliders, sail planes, they're wonderful flying machines. It's the closest you can come to being a bird. Neil Armstrong
[ Being Bird Closest Come Flying Machines Planes Sail Wonderful]
We enjoy sailing small boats, two of which I have designed and built myself. Martin Ryle
[ Boats Built Designed Enjoy Myself Sailing Small Two Which]
Was the crew well? Was I not? I had profited in many ways by the voyage. I had even gained flesh, and actually weighed a pound more than when I sailed from Boston. Joshua Slocum
[ Actually Boston Crew Even Flesh Gained Had Many More Pound Profited Sailed Than Voyage Ways Weighed Well]
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
[ Australia Captured French German Happened High Made Prisoner Sailing Seas Ship Vessel Way]
I would like a man now who is rich, and who can give me a boat - a sailboat. I want to own it and let him pay for it. My first love is the sea and water, not music. Music is second. Nina Simone
[ Boat First Give Him Love Man Music Now Own Pay Rich Sailboat Sea Second Want Water Would]
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
[ Books Disease Go Patients Phenomena Sail Sea Study Uncharted While Without]
Politicians trim and tack in their quest for power, but they do so in order to get the wind of votes in their sails. Ian Gilmour
[ Get Order Politicians Power Quest Sails Tack Their Trim Votes Wind]
What I mean by that is that the point of life, as I see it, is not to write books or scale mountains or sail oceans, but to achieve happiness, and preferably an unselfish happiness. Bernard Cornwell
[ Achieve Books Happiness Life Mean Mountains Oceans Point Preferably Sail Scale See Unselfish Write]
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
[ Best Bikes Could Fathers Felt Get Guys Hugging Long Lot Man Nice Riding Sailing Singing Suddenly Their Thought Way Were Would]
I sail, scuba dive, play football, basketball. Casper Van Dien
[ Basketball Dive Football Play Sail Scuba]
To be taken into account were some years of schooling, where I studied with diligence Neptune's laws, and these laws I tried to obey when I sailed overseas; it was worth the while. Joshua Slocum
[ Account Diligence Into Laws Neptune Obey Overseas Sailed Schooling Some Studied Taken These Tried Were Where While Worth Years]
It is not the ship so much as the skillful sailing that assures the prosperous voyage. George William Curtis
[ Assures Much Prosperous Sailing Ship Skillful Voyage]
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go. Jim Rohn
[ Determines Direction Go Sails Set Way Which Will Wind]
As a cabin boy on a Norwegian sailing ship I earned five kronen a week in addition to my keep. Fritz Sauckel
[ Addition Boy Cabin Earned Five Keep Norwegian Sailing Ship Week]
Wit in women is apt to have bad consequences; like a sword without a scabbard, it wounds the wearer and provokes assailants. Elizabeth Montagu
[ Apt Bad Consequences Provokes Sword Wearer Wit Without Women Wounds]
Writing criticism is to writing fiction and poetry as hugging the shore is to sailing in the open sea. John Updike
[ Criticism Fiction Hugging Open Poetry Sailing Sea Shore Writing]
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
[ Cannot Change Climate Common Fool Goes Himself Into Man May Men Nature Out Ride Sail Sense Their]
We were wavering around like a ship without a sail. Judy Holliday
[ Around Sail Ship Wavering Were Without]
I'm what you call a Depression sailor. Ernest Borgnine
[ Call Depression Sailor]
When I go abroad I always sail from Boston because it is such a pleasant place to get away from. Oliver Herford
[ Abroad Always Away Because Boston Get Go Place Pleasant Sail Such]
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
[ Am Best Boat Dark Doing Full Into Keep Middle Passage Sailing Sails Steady Wind]
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
[ Course Drives Far Get Human Knowledge Ocean Out Row Sail Set Storm Their Those Want]
Vexed sailors cursed the rain, for which poor shepherds prayed in vain. Edmund Waller
[ Cursed Poor Prayed Rain Sailors Shepherds Vain Which]
To reach a port, we must sail - sail, not tie at anchor - sail, not drift. Franklin D. Roosevelt
[ Anchor Drift Must Port Reach Sail Tie]
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
[ Able Always Beaches California Dream Fulfill Grew Horses Loved Part Sailing Southern Surfing Up]
Instead of sailing off into the sunset, he hopes to sail into the next century. Dave Anderson
[ Century Hopes Instead Into Next Off Sail Sailing Sunset]
I used to own a dingy and can still sail one if pushed, but I like the pleasure boats. John Dyer
[ Boats Own Pleasure Pushed Sail Still Used]
He who loves practice without theory is like the sailor who boards ship without a rudder and compass and never knows where he may cast. Leonardo da Vinci
[ Boards Cast Compass Knows Loves May Never Practice Rudder Sailor Ship Theory Where Without]
The sooner we learn to be jointly responsible, the easier the sailing will be. Ella Maillart
[ Easier Jointly Learn Responsible Sailing Sooner Will]
I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. Jimmy Dean
[ Adjust Always Change Destination Direction Reach Sails Wind]
Nobody is more dangerous than he who imagines himself pure in heart; for his purity, by definition, is unassailable. James A. Baldwin
[ Dangerous Definition Heart Himself His Imagines More Nobody Pure Purity Than Unassailable]
The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. William Arthur Ward
[ Adjusts Change Complains Expects Optimist Pessimist Realist Sails Wind]
Marcel Desailly was pretty hard when I played against him in a Milan derby. Paul Ince
[ Against Derby Hard Him Marcel Milan Played Pretty]
Wisdom sails with wind and time. John Florio
[ Sails Time Wind Wisdom]
I. cannot stoop to reply to the folly and the slander of every poor Tory partisan who assails me, and I should not have noticed you but for the fact that you are a member of the House of Commons. John Bright
[ Cannot Commons Every Fact Folly House Member Noticed Partisan Poor Reply Should Slander Stoop Tory]
Less judgment than wit is more sail than ballast. William Penn
[ Ballast Judgment Less More Sail Than Wit]
Here are also the two vessels, but the San Carlos without sailors, all having died of the scurvy, except two. Junipero Serra
[ Also Carlos Died Except Having Here Sailors San Two Vessels Without]
I always played a soldier, sailor, or policemen. John Ratzenberger
[ Always Played Policemen Sailor Soldier]