Quotes tagged with 'sailing'
There are three sorts of people; those who are alive, those who are dead, and those who are at sea.
—Anacharsis 6th Century BC
I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.
—Louisa May Alcott
Without patience, a sailor I would never be.
If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever.
Land was created to provide a place for boats to visit.
The right of way goes to the vessel with the least competent crew.
There is nothing as relaxing as being out on the open sea, listening to the waves and the wind and the sails and voices downstairs yelling "HOW DO YOU FLUSH THESE TOILETS?"
The sea drives truth into a man like salt.
Cruising has two pleasures. One is to go out in wider waters from a sheltered place. The other is to go into a sheltered place from wider waters.
Most of my money I spent on boats and women. The rest I pissed away.