Quotes on Sail

Now, Voyager, sail thou forth, to seek and find." Walt Whitman

Sail on! sail on! sail on! and on! Joaquin Miller

My road leads me seawards To the white dipping sails. John Masefield

when you lose your sails, row. Karen White

I would like to sail across the Atlantic. I would like the experience of being that far away from land. Peter Sarsgaard

It is time to be old To take in sail. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everybody Sails alone, but we can travel side by side KT Tunstall

The wind of God is always blowing... but you must hoist your sail. Francois Fenelon

To set sail somewhere is more important than life itself. Isak Dinesen

Come, my love, we have oceans to sail. Saul Williams

He enters the port with a full sail. Virgil

The great pilot can sail even when his canvass is rent. Seneca the Younger

O friend, never strike sail to a fear! Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every ship is a romantic object, except that we sail in. Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is the weather, not work, that wears out sails. Thomas Fleming Day

The Dutchman sails as its captain commands! Davy Jones

But only a fool sails into combat with nature Robert Harris

Hoist the sails of your own spirit to catch the winds of God. Ralph Washington Sockman

In what rapt ether sails the world, of which the weariest will never weary? Herman Melville

I am the highway and a peregrine and all the sails that ever went to sea Robert James Waller

Perhaps we cannot raise the winds. But each of us can put up the sail, so that when the wind comes we can catch it. E F Schumacher

I prefer to sail in a bad ship with a good captain rather than sail in a good ship with a bad captain. Mehmet Murat Ildan

The youth may build or plant or sail, only let him not be hindered from doing that which he tells me he would like to do. Henry David Thoreau

I cannot predict the wind but I can have my sail ready. E F Schumacher

If the British think they can simply detach from the continent and sail towards the USA or China, then they are mistaken. Yanis Varoufakis

Up anchor! Up anchor! Set sail and away! The ventures of dreamland Are thine for a day. Silas Weir Mitchell

They are fruit and transport: ripening melons, prairie schooners journeying under full sail. Kathleen Norris

Without fear we must set sail on the digital sea. Pope Benedict Xvi

I have seen old ships sail like swans asleep. James Elroy Flecker

set sail on a voyage of your own titanic facts Mary Pope Osborne

Wisdom sails with wind and time. John Florio

Thought is the wind and knowledge the sail. David Hare

The breeze of grace is always blowing; set your sail to catch that breeze. Ramakrishna

Man is the will, and woman the sentiment. In this ship of humanity, Will is the rudder, and Sentiment the sail; when woman affects to steer, the rudder is only a masked sail. Ralph Waldo Emerson

I am tormented with an everlasting itch for things remote. I love to sail forbidden seas ... Carl Sagan

When the winds of life don't hit your sails, you grab the oars of life and you start pushing. Greg Plitt

Some sit and watch the life; some sail to the sea and the life watches them! Mehmet Murat Ildan

It's better to sail with a moody good captain than a laughing bad one. Moby

I would rather sail and hit a rock than sit and rot in dry dock. Lester Roloff

Nor is it wiser to weep a true occasion lost, but trim our sails, and let old bygones be. Alfred Lord Tennyson

A ship does not sail with yesterday's wind. Louis L'Amour

You can't change the wind but you can set your sails. Billie Joe Armstrong

He rested sitting on the un-stepped mast and sail and tried not to think but only to endure. Ernest Hemingway

Genius is both the sail and the wind; that's why he continues his journey without stopping! Mehmet Murat Ildan

It is what you do about what happens that counts. Jim Rohn

Stig: 'Of course, she'll sail rings around Wolfswind,' Hal: 'Then why didn't you tell him that?' Stig: 'I like my head where it is. John Flanagan

You can't always control the wind, but you can control your sails. Tony Robbins

You know reviewers, they are the wind in their own sails. Barbara Kingsolver

The world is a globe - the farther you sail, the closer to home you are. Terry Pratchett

Hone and spread your spirit till you yourself are a sail, whetted, translucent, broadside to the merest puff. Annie Dillard

O friend, never strike sail to a fear! Come into port greatly, or sail with God the seas. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Trying to have wisdom without application is like trying to catch the winds without raising the sails! Thomas Russell

Let passion fill your sails, but let reason be your rudder. Khalil Gibran

Your Constitution is all sail and no anchor. Thomas B. Macaulay

Writing is a vessel...with readers the ocean and authors as its sails... William Petersen

Less judgment than wit is more sail than ballast. Yet it must be confessed that wit given an edge to sense, and recommends it extremely. William Penn

Being on sea saile, being on land settle. [Being on sea, sail; being on land, settle.] George Herbert

Never defend yourself; agree with your critics, it takes the wind out of their sails. Fay Weldon

The right woman for you wouldn't want you to change anything about your life. She wouldn't rock your boat, she'd jump right in and sail it with you. Alice Clayton

The winds of grace are always blowing, but you have to raise the sail. Ramakrishna

That is because at the close of the day the ship we sail in is the soul, not the body. Sebastian Barry

Don't try to sail your ship now by how the wind is going to be in three days. You have to sail with the winds are they are now. Stefan Molyneux

You can't change the wind. But you can adjust the sails to reach your destination Paulo Coelho

The breeze of God's grace is blowing continually. You have to set your sail to catch that breeze. Swami Prabhavananda

Arsenal have the wind in their sails and they need to put their foot to the floor. Andy Townsend

My sailing system set sail, make it fast, no thoughts of energy or velocity, loll back, let boat drift. Albert Einstein

Instead of decaying in a safe harbour, sail to the unsafe oceans! Mehmet Murat Ildan

The hope of heaven under troubles is like wind and sails to the soul. Samuel Rutherford

The oceans are a way of life. We fish; we sail; we have a robust marine economy. Sheldon Whitehouse

My dad really wanted to learn how to sail and, when I was 16, he became a quarter partner in this small, 24-foot trimaran.Three weeks a year, I'd go with him and we'd sail from Florida out around the Bahamas. Travis Rice

A bogus Congress register can never lead you to Swaraj any more than a paper boat can help you to sail across the Padma. Mahatma Gandhi

This quiet sail is as a noiseless wing To waft me from distraction. Lord Byron

Great waves, and blaze with fire like them.In beauty, but do not condemn,The seamen who embark and fail,But only those who will not sail. John Piper

Don't go getting full of yourself becuase once you do, somebody's going to come and let the wind out of your sails Sharon G. Flake

Ah, only he who knows where he sails, knows what wind is good, and a fair wind for him. Friedrich Nietzsche

Stately as a galleon, I sail across the floor,Doing the military two-step, as in the days of yore. Joyce Grenfell

I sail, scuba dive, play football, basketball. Casper Van Dien

I used to own a dingy and can still sail one if pushed, but I like the pleasure boats. John Dyer

He who has suffered shipwreck, fears to sail Upon the seas, though with a gentle gale. Robert Herrick

Those who never sail stormy waters are the quickest and harshest judges of bad seamanship. Susan Glaspell



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