Quotation Explorer - 'Sails'

A sail boat that sails backwards can never see the sun rise. - Bill Cosby
When a ship without a functioning rudder and compass miraculously sails safely to the shore, let not the Captain take praise for such success. It is not his place to claim merit. He should nevertheless, be prosecuted for failing as a Captain. - Prinx Maurice
It's never fifty-fifty in a marriage. Someone falls in love first. Someone puts someone else up on a pedestal. Someone works hard to keep things rolling smoothly, someone else sails along for the ride. Someone who would do anything to keep it the way it was in the beginning. - Jodi Picoult
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do then by the ones you did. So, throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. - Mark Twain
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
Money can't buy happiness but it can buy a huge yacht that sails right next to it. - David Lee Roth
When the sails are strong a ship has no reason to fear turbulence. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The ship is always off course. Anybody who sails knows that. Sailing is being off course and correcting. That gives a sense of what life is about. - Michael Meade
A strong man sails by ash breeze! - Jean Lee Latham i Carry On Mr. Bowditch i
A ship that sails without a compass will get lost at sea. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A small boat that sails the river is better than a large ship that sinks in the sea. - Matshona Dhliwayo
What matters for the dialectician is having the wind of world history in his sails. Thinking for him means: to set the sails. It is the way they are set that matters. Words are his sails. The way they are set turns them into concepts. - Walter Benjamin
Besides, a long poem is a test of invention, which I take to be the Polar star of Poetry, as Fancy is the sails - and Imagination the rudder. - John Keats
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that 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. - Mark Twain
She is a free spirit: an inquisitive voyager. She knows no boundaries and resists control. She sails fearlessly with 'time' as her soul grows beauty. She is graceful, yet she owns her story. - Amelia Dashwood, The Writer of the Woods
Writing is a vessel...with readers the ocean and authors as its sails... - William Petersen
If a man knows not to which port he sails, no wind is favorable. - Seneca
The American mirror, said the voice, the sad American mirror of wealth and poverty and constant useless metamorphosis, the mirror that sails and whose sails are pain. - Roberto Bolaño
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