Quotation Explorer - 'Ship'

The sincere friends of this world are as ship lights in the stormiest of nights. - Giotto di Bondone
You have control over yourself. You are the master of your destiny. You're the captain of your ship and YOU are the one who'll decide where to go... - Ane Krstevska
The Universe is a big ship and its captain is the Laws of Physics! The bad news is that there seems to be no safe harbour to dock and no lifeboats if we sink! - Mehmet Murat ildan
One moment I was sitting in your ship feeling very depressed, and the next moment I was standing here feeling utterly miserable. An Improbability Field I expect. - Douglas Adams
If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea. - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning to sail my ship. - Louisa May Alcott
His reading suggested a man swimming in the sea among the wreckage of his ship, and trying to save his life by greedily clutching first at one spar and then at another. - Anton Chekhov
The injured captain, lying in the bow, was at this time buried in that profound dejection and indifference which comes, temporarily at least, toeven the bravest and most enduring when, willy nilly, the firm fails, the army loses, the ship goes down. - Stephen Crane
During rough time in a Business, a Leader should act like a ship captain. His first and foremost priority should be to put his employees to security before thinking of his own welfare. - Indy Bissessur
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it! - Jonathan Winters
If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Ich bin lieber eine Frau als ein Mann. Frauen dürfen weinen, hübsche Kleider tragen, und sie werden als Erste von einem sinkenden Schiff gerettet.I'm glad that I'm a woman and not a man. Women are allowed to cry and to wear pretty dresses, and they are the first to be saved from a sinking ship. - Antonia Rau
What's in a life without Camaraderie? For setting sail on a ship with a band of merry brothers by your side is much more gratifying than drifting aimlessly on a boat lost alone at sea. - Saim .A. Cheeda
Sail Forth- Steer for the deep waters only. Reckless O soul, exploring. I with thee and thou with me. For we are bound where mariner has not yet dared go. And we will risk the ship, ourselves, and all. - Walt Whitman
ROSTRUM, n. In Latin, the beak of a bird or the prow of a ship. In America, a place from which a candidate for office energetically expounds the wisdom, virtue and power of the rabble. - Ambrose Bierce
.Hardship is the best ship to board. - Jagdish Bali
Lovers navigating with different moral compasses causes the relation ship to sail in circles. - Khang Kijarro Nguyen
I can’t control the waves of the ocean, but I can learn how to navigate my ship. - Debasish Mridha
That girl will rain destruction down on you and your ship. She is an albatross, Captain. Way I remember it, albatross was a ship's good luck, 'til some idiot killed it. (to Inara) Yes, I've read a poem. Try not to faint. - Joss Whedon
Aunt Elspeth and Auntie Grace stood in their doorway, ceremoniously, to watch me go, and I felt as if I were a ship with their hope on it, dropping down over the horizon. - Alice Munro
Take charge of your life! The tides do not command the ship. The sailor does. - Ogwo David Emenike
If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people together to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea. - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
An unstable pilot steers a leaking ship, and the blind is leading the blind straight to the pit. The ruler is like the ruled. - Saint Jerome
Friendships sail like any other ship... left unattended, it will drift away" - Sensei Stokes - Sensei DarianStokes
When all seems to be against you, remember, a ship sometimes has to sail against the current, not with it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A ship with a hole underneath is doomed to sink! And ignorance is also a hole in the brain, a big hole! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Tis skill, not strength, that governs a ship - Thomas Fuller
Oh build your ship of death, oh build it in time and build it lovingly, and put it between the hands of your soul. - D.H. Lawrence
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
The storm only comes to teach you how to skillfully sail your ship. - Matshona Dhliwayo
If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever. - Thomas Aquinas
A ship in a harbor is safe, but that's not what ships are built for.
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are built for. - John A. Shedd
I am sailing on a ship bound for life. a line in a song - Phil Wickham
Jasper set an intercepting course towards that Rhylonian Star Duster. Maybe we can catch them on their blind side.Doesn’t this ship have a cloak? Jaq asks.Miss Synergy, I don’t know what they teach now a’days at the Academy, but ships do not wear clothes. - Nathan Reese Maher
On this ship, my word is fucking law! Captain Josiah Trenchard. UWSS Might of Fortitude. - Jonathon Fletcher
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
You were my dock. I am just a mere ship that has drifted farther and farther into the vast water. Many docks are in range, but I have yet to anchor and tie my rope. - A.M.L
The man without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder - waif, a nothing, a no man. Have a purpose in life, and, having it, throw such strength of mind and muscle into your work as God has given you. - Thomas Carlyle
"Just as I shall select my ship when I am about to go on a voyage, or my house when I propose to take a residence, so I shall choose my death when I am about to depart from life. " - Seneca
One who hates to be driven through suffering has no right to expect the pleasure, for pleasure may give joy but the pain gives meaning; Meaningless Joy is like anchor-less Ship sailing in a shoreless sea - Ajay Chandan
A mighty storm is inconsequential when facing a mighty ship. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for. - William G.T. Shedd
Helena had been standing by her window looking out to sea, breathing in the fresh air and admiring the picturesque scene of a small ship sailing into the harbor.She had not been able to think of anything other than Mikolas for days."From LONGING the 3rd chapter of TRUE LOVE - Destin Bays
A ship in port is safe, but that's not what ships are built for. - Grace Murray Hopper
Some might tell you there's no hope in hand Just because they feel hopeless But you don't have to be a thing like that You be a ship in a bottle set sail - Dave Matthews Band
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
A small boat that sails the river is better than a large ship that sinks in the sea. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Don't simply dream, create. Don't simply create, ship. Don't simply ship, dream. - Ryan Lilly
Living a life without setting goals is like sailing a ship without a planned course. You are likely to end up somewhere you didn’t intend to go! - Derric Yuh Ndim
Selection is the very keel on which our mental ship is built. And in this case of memory its utility is obvious. If we remembered everything, we should on most occasions be as ill off as if we remembered nothing. - William James
My ship came in,then it sank! - Brian T. Shirley
The discovery of this strange society was a curiously refreshing thing; to realize that there were ten new trades in the world was like looking at the first ship or the first plough. It made a man feel what he should feel, that he was still in the childhood of the world. - G. K. Chesterton
When he stood up, it was a very complicated motion. If the deck chairs on the Ship to the Sea of Night had opened up, they would have done so like that. It was like he was unfolding himself forever. - Neil Gaiman
You can't just up and convert a whaling ship into a deep-sea trawler overnight.
I can safely say, that the happiest part of my life has been spent on board a ship. - Jane Austen
i didn't wait to see her ship go off, because partings are stupid things and best got over quickly - Nevil Shute
If you want to find out who your real friends are, sink the ship. The first ones to jump aren't your friends. - Marilyn Manson
No captain can do very wrong if he places his ship alongside that of the enemy. - Horatio Nelson
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
We’re going to make a tunnel for that ship. We’re going to make sure that little lady has every chance in the world to survive. If I get any trouble out of any of ya… he paused. I’ll handle it myself, do you understand? Johan… Vital Perception - D.L. Given
No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into jail; for being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned. - Samuel Johnson
Good thoughts without actions are like a ship stuck in a port. - Debasish Mridha
Your mind is a ship; it can sail across the universe as long as you don't allow negative thoughts to sink it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Honesty is to truth as prow is to stern. Honesty appears first and truth appears last. The interval between varies in direct proportion to the size of ship. With anything of size, truth takes a long time in coming. Sometimes it only manifests itself posthumously. - Haruki Murakami
There was no use feeling guilty about getting on to the ship when you are in the middle of the ocean. If you felt guilty or sorry, you had only one option drown in the middle of the sea. - Jagdish Joghee
Stay the course. Don't tell me about the storms just bring the ship home and dock it. - Michael A. Contés II
The human heart is like a ship on a stormy sea driven about by winds blowing from all four corners of heaven. - Martin Luther
I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship. - Helen Keller
I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship. - Louisa May Alcott
When the sails are strong a ship has no reason to fear turbulence. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Are you a passenger on a ghost ship or are you the pilot? - Chris Hardwick
We simply can’t abandon ship every time we encounter a storm in our marriage. Real love is about weathering the storms of life together. - Seth Adam Smith
Website without visitors is like a ship lost in the horizon. - Dr. Christopher Dayagdag
never put all the good people in one plane, ship, train ..... - Jay Woodman
A ship in harbor is safe--- but that is not what ships are for. - John A. Shedd
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
A writer is very much like the captain on a star ship facing the unknown. When you face the blank page and you have no idea where you're going. It can be terrifying, but it can also be the adventure of a lifetime. - Michael Piller
Don't wait for your ship to come in, swim out to it. - Cathy Hopkins
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
If words had weight, a single sentence from Death would have anchored a ship. - Terry Pratchett
If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to it! - Johnathan Winters
A Ship in Harbor Is Safe, But that Is Not What Ships Are Built For-John A. Shedd - John Shedd
Even on the silent days, believe your ship will come. - Shana Chartier
It's called entrepreneurSHIP, not entrepreneurSIT. Don't wait. Just ship. - Richie Norton
Selection is the very keel on which our mental ship is built. And in this case of memory its utility is obvious.If we remembered everything, we should on most occasions be as ill off as if we remembered nothing. - James Williams
Being in a ship is like being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned. - Samuel Johnson
Lifeboats are decked out on the sides of a ship waiting for when disaster strikes, faith on the other hand is a part of you for whenever. - Unarine Ramaru
Sitting calmly on a ship in fair weather is not a metaphor for having faith; but when the ship has sprung a leak, then enthusiastically to keep the ship afloat by pumping and not to seek the harbor--that is the metaphor for having faith. (Concluding Unscientific Postscript) - Søren Kierkegaard
For a man he get his own ship and his own strong wind, but he cannot stop missing all the passing breezes that never come again. - Tahar Mtibaa
The books that help you most are those which make you think that most. The hardest way of learning is that of easy reading; but a great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and beauty. - Theodore Parker
I'm not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship. - Helen Keller
A ship that sails without a compass will get lost at sea. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Look in Kego’s defense he was only Nine and a half when he took command of the ship and she had been put way off course by her captain and you lot would all be dead if it wasn’t for him.Jenny Smith In The Navigator by - Steve Merrick
There's a time when a man needs to fight and a time when he needs to accept that his destiny's lost, the ship has sailed and that only a fool will continue. The truth is I've always been a fool. - John August
God is at the helm even when you think your ship is sinking. Just keep trusting that the captain knows more about where you're heading than you do, and eventually you'll get where you need to be. - Kevin Alan Milne
Joy is the sky, kindness is the ship, and love is the ocean. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It's called entrepreneurSHIP, not entrepreneurSTAY. Don't wait. Just ship. - Richie Norton
I'm Noah, and you are the ship coasting along the banks and as long as you are my valentine I will sail between your eyes.. - Adel Abouhana
He who believes not in your quest should not sail with you, so that he won't sink your ship. - Bamigboye Olurotimi
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