Quotation Explorer - 'Port'

I find the great 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. - Oliver Wendell Holmes
Nul vent ne faict pour celuy qui n'a point de port destiné - Michel de Montaigne
Like a breakfast time or lunch time, you must have a thinking time! Without eating and thinking we cannot stick to the existence; without them we cannot stay in the port of this universe! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Good thoughts without actions are like a ship stuck in a port. - Debasish Mridha
I didn’t go to religion to make me happy. I always knew a bottle of Port would do that. If you want a religion to make you feel really comfortable, I certainly don’t recommend Christianity. - C.S. Lewis
From the port of ideas, not only the most clever ones put out to sea and conquer the world but also the most stupid ones do this! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Sleep after toil, port after stormy seas, ease after war, death after life does greatly please. - Edmund Spenser
If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable. - Seneca
It is easier to port a shell than a shell script. - Larry Wall
Claret is the liquor for boys; port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy. - Samuel Jackson
When you leave a port, ask yourself two questions: What mark you have made on that port and what have you learned from that port? - Mehmet Murat ildan
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
Titanic started a voyage through history when it sailed away. One century later, there is still no port at sight. - Marina Tavares Dias
A ship in port is safe, but that's not what ships are built for. - Grace Murray Hopper
Without reading many different books, you can never leave the port of ignorance and can never obtain the peaceful mind of knowing the truth! - Mehmet Murat ildan
If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever. - Thomas Aquinas
If a man knows not to which port he sails, no wind is favorable. - Seneca
Are you in the habit of taking tea with anyone who approaches you in a foreign port? He went on and snorted carelessly. No wonder you were abducted so easily. - V.S. Carnes
I only drink fortified wines during bad weather. Snowstorm, hurricane, tornado--I'm not particular, as long as it's bad. After all, any storm for a Port.
If a man does not know to what port he is steering, no wind is favourable to him. - Seneca
A journey to the unknown shores needs a port, a ship, a wind; but more important than all of them: Courage; courage to leave the known for the unknown! - Mehmet Murat ildan
For me, boviscopophobia (=the morbid fear of being seen as bovine) is an even stronger motive than semi-agoraphobia for staying on the ship when we're in port. - David Foster Wallace
To reach a port we must set sail –Sail, not tie at anchorSail, not drift. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Every beautiful street is a port of happiness! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Solitude is not a port to drop anchor, but only a port to rest for a while! - Mehmet Murat ildan
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