15 sea quotes that every true sailor should know!

15 sea quotes that every true sailor should know!

Here are 15 sea quotes that every true sailor should know and all of us can benefits from the wisdom of our predecessors and relate it to our lives!

1 – Leonardo da Vinci: “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.”

2 – Robin Lee Graham “At sea, I learned how little a person needs, not how much.”

3 – Unknown: “The good seaman weathers the storm he cannot avoid, and avoids the storm he cannot weather.”

4 – Thomas Carlyle: “A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder.”

5 – Grace Hopper: “A ship in port is safe, but that’s not what ships are built for.”

6 – Seneca: “If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.”

7 – William Arthur Ward: “The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.”

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8 – Jimmy Dean: “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.”

9 – Sir Francis Chichester: “Any damn fool can navigate the world sober. It takes a really good sailor to do it drunk.”

10- Mark Twain : “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 harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore! Dream! Discover!”

11 – Annie Van De Wiele: “The art of the sailor is to leave nothing to chance.”

12 – Franklin D. Roosevelt “To reach a port we must set sail –
Sail, not tie at anchor
Sail, not drift.”

13 – Edmund Gibbon: “The wind and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigator.”

14 – George William Curtis “It is not the ship so much as the skillful sailing that assures the prosperous voyage.”

15 – John F. Kennedy: “All of us have in our veins the exact same percentage of salt in our blood that exists in the ocean, and, therefore, we have salt in our blood, in our sweat, in our tears. We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea – whether it is to sail or to watch it – we are going back from whence we came.” –

Bonus – Vince Lazzara: “God only gives you so many days but the ones you spend at sea don’t count against you”



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