Quotation Explorer - 'Ships'

Men of sense often learn from their enemies. It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war . . . - Aristophanes
FLAG, n. A colored rag borne above troops and hoisted on forts and ships. It appears to serve the same purpose as certain signs that one sees and vacant lots in London -- "Rubbish may be shot here." - Ambrose Bierce
HARBOR, n. A place where ships taking shelter from stores are exposed to the fury of the customs. - Ambrose Bierce
We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now. - Martin Luther King Jr.
We all came in on different ships, but we're all in the same boat now - Martin Luther King Jr.
A war of ideas can no more be won without books than a naval war can be won without ships. Books, like ships, have the toughest armor, the longest cruising range, and mount the most powerful guns. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for. - William G.T. Shedd
What others will think? has killed the most dreams,Living the mainstream has never been the mainstream,Free people know how to live without remorse,They know ships aren’t meant to stay at shores. - Sahil Sachdeva
The ships hung in the sky in much the same way that bricks don't. - Douglas Adams
A ship in port is safe, but that's not what ships are built for. - Grace Murray Hopper
Do we not each dream of dreams? Do we not dance on the notes of lostmemories? Then are we not each dreamers of tomorrow and yesterday, since dreamsplay when time is askew? Are we not all adrift in the constant sea of trial and when all is done, do we not all yearn for ships to carry us home? - Nathan Reese Maher
Suffering does not only insulate. It drops its victim in an ocean desert where he sees men as distant ships passing. I not only feel alone, but very far away from you all. - W.N.P. Barbellion
Now comes the reign of iron and cased sloops are to take the place of wooden ships. - John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren
True friends are to people what lighthouses are to ships. No matter how stormy it gets, they stay put and light our way. - Julie-Anne
A ship in harbor is safe--- but that is not what ships are for. - John A. Shedd
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 - John Shedd
I'd much rather be a woman than a man. Women can cry, they can wear cute clothes, and they are the first to be rescued off of sinking ships. - Gilda Radner
Fish are small, but do not drown in the sea. Ships are big, but sink in the ocean. - Matshona Dhliwayo
This is new territory; a bridge between the conservative and conventional lit mag tradition and those colourful speculation-driven pamphlets that you find in stacks by the coffee-shop door, full of zombies and vampires and crashing space ships. This is a serious journal with a wide aesthetic. - The Review Review
We merely want to live in peace with all the world, to trade with them, to commune with them, to learn from their culture as they may learn from ours, so that the products of our toil may be used for our schools and our roads and our churches and not for guns and planes and tanks and ships of war. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
A ship in harbor is safe -- but that is not what ships are built for. - John A. Shedd
When you sell a man a book you don't sell just twelve ounces of paper and ink and glue - you sell him a whole new life. Love and friendship and humour and ships at sea by night - there's all heaven and earth in a book, a real book. - Christopher Morley
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
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