Quotation Explorer - 'Sailors'

A fight is like the perfect storm. It is risky and dangerous. But, as the African proverb goes, Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors. Fights are often learning opportunities—if we’re willing to dig deep enough past our own egos. - lauren klarfeld
Extraordinary storms turn average seamen into extraordinary sailors. - Matshona Dhliwayo
If you have a story that seems worth telling, and you think you can tell it worthily, then the thing for you to do is to tell it, regardless of whether it has to do with sex, sailors or mounted policemen. - Dashiell Hammett
The Annual Register for 1763 tabulated the casualty list for British sailors in the Seven Years' War with France. Out of 184,899 men raised or rounded up for the war, 133, 708 died from disease, primarily scurvy, while only 1,512 were killed in action. - Stephen R. Brown
Those who become enamored of practices without science are like sailors who go aboard ship without a rudder and compass, for they are never certain where they will land. - Leonardo da Vinci
Statuettes of drunken sailors, velvet pictures of island maidens, plastic seashell lamps made in Taiwan. What contempt the people who think up souvenirs have for other people. - Diane Johnson
hark, now hear the sailors cry, smell the sea, and feel the sky let your soul & spirit fly, into the mystic... - Van Morrison
I had a romance novel inside me, but I paid three sailors to beat it out of me with steel pipes. - Patton Oswalt
More sailors have drowned in words than in the sea. - Marty Rubin
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