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Maiden Voyage Quotes


"I mean this record does not sound like somebody's maiden voyage." - George Duke

"Life's uncertain voyage." - William Shakespeare

"In maiden meditation, fancy free." - William Shakespeare

"A loving maiden grows unconsciously more bold." - Jean Paul

"To read is to voyage through time." - Carl Sagan

"Writing is always a voyage of discovery." - Nadine Gordimer

"Often Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity." - Chuck Jones

"Everything you need to know about Iron Maiden is onstage." - Bruce Dickinson

"I was named after my mother's maiden name." - Sprague Grayden

"This is my maiden voyage. My first speech since I was the president of the United States and I couldn't think of a better place to give it than Calgary, Canada." - George W Bush

"Every painting is a voyage into a sacred harbor." - Giotto Di Bondone

"Journal writing is a voyage to the interior." - Christina Baldwin

"No friend to Love like a long voyage at sea." - Aphra Behn

"Armed with madness, I go on a long voyage." - Mary Butts

"Writing, like life itself, is a voyage of discovery." - Henry Miller

"... voyage through death to life upon these shores." - Robert Hayden

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

"Every painting is a voyage into a sacred harbour." - Giotto Di Bondone

"My Olympic voyage has continued because it is so rewarding." - Bill Toomey

"Death the last voyage, the longest, and the best." - Thomas Wolfe

"When I write with Maiden, then I write only with the guys in Maiden, we don't do songs from outside people." - Bruce Dickinson

"This maiden she lived with no other thought Than to love and be loved by me." - Edgar Allan Poe

"Many a maiden, With white feet dancing light as air, Made happy music through the gloom." - Euripides

"Oh the innocent girl in her maiden teens knows perfectly well what everything means." - David Herbert Lawrence

"Let never maiden think, however fair, She is not fairer in new clothes than old." - Alfred Tennyson

"Maiden, when such a soul as thine is born, the morning stars their ancient music make." - James Russell Lowell

"War is a fevered god who takes alike maiden and king and clod...." - Hilda Doolittle

"Destiny is a stubborn maiden. She likes herself just the way she is." - Ella Leya

"Trust no friend without faults, and love a maiden, but no angel." - Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

"A simple maiden in her flower Is worth a hundred coats-of-arms." - Alfred Tennyson

"Classical music has become rarefied, like a maiden aunt that nobody wants to talk to." - Charles Hazlewood

"No padlocks, bolts, or bars can secure a maiden better than her own reserve." - Miguel De Cervantes

"The sage belongs to the same obsolete repertory as the virtuous maiden and the enlightened monarch." - Mason Cooley

"Poetry was the maiden I loved, but politics was the harridan I married." - Joseph Howe

"I don't have a bank account because I don't know my mother's maiden name." - Paula Poundstone

"We are one of the last heavy metal bands. Iron Maiden has always been unique." - Adrian Smith

"Oh the innocent girl in her maiden teens knows perfectly well what everything means." - D H Lawrence

"For me, the hero's journey is not the voyage from weakness to strength. The true hero's journey is the voyage from strength to weakness." - John Green

"If all do not join now to save the good old ship of the Union this voyage nobody will have a chance to pilot her on another voyage." - Abraham Lincoln

"For me, the hero's journey is not the voyage from weakness to strength. The true hero's journey is the voyage from strength to weakness." - John Green

"There is something about a voyage you are barely aware of while you are making it." - H. M. Tomlinson

"Making a movie is like making an ocean voyage, and the script is your ship." - Mel Brooks

"Every day is not just another assignment; it is a small, but contained voyage of discovery." - David Doubilet

"Everyone knows this. The voyage into the interior is all that matters, Whatever your ride." - Charles Wright

"No one else can hold your hand or take this voyage of the soul for you." - Jim Harrison

"The journey, not the arrival, matters; the voyage, not the landing." - Paul Theroux

"Writing a novel is not so much a project as a journey, a voyage, an adventure." - Tom Robbins

"There is one voyage, the first, the last, the only one." - Thomas Wolfe

"One voyage to India is enough; the others are merely repletion." - Winston Churchill

"It is not the ship so much as the skilled sailing that assures the prosperous voyage." - George William Curtis

"To be whole is to be part; true voyage is return." - Ursula K Le Guin

"As a kid, I sat transfixed watching Ray Harryhausen's '7th Voyage of Sinbad.'" - Raymond E Feist

"The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes." - Marcel Proust

"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes." - Marcel Proust

"I am a voyager - and the voyage cannot mean that I stay at home." - Emmanuelle Beart

"It is not the ship so much as the skillful sailing that assures the prosperous voyage." - George William Curtis

"I think life is self-examination. Certainly the voyage that one takes." - Richard Gere

"There's really one character for every actor. The voyage is to find that one character." - Richard Gere

"No wind serves him who addresses his voyage to no certain port." - Michel De Montaigne

"Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor." - Arnold J Toynbee

"Amer savoir, celui qu'on tire du voyage! Bitter is the knowledge gained in travelling." - Charles Baudelaire

"I am about to take my last voyage, a great leap in the dark." - Thomas Hobbes

"There is only one valid species of voyage, which is walk towards the men." - Ella Maillart

"The truth is a young maiden as modest as she is beautiful, and therefore she is always seen cloaked." - Umberto Eco

"Mrs. Corey still uses her maiden name for business, or when she wants to pretend she doesn't know me." - Nelson Demille

"Mrs. Corey still uses her maiden name for business, or when she wants to pretend she does' know me." - Nelson Demille

"[E]mpathy - not squishy self-serving conflict avoidance - is the hand-maiden, not the enemy, of reason and intellectual inquiry." - Ta-Nehisi Coates

"When I was really young, I was really into Black Sabbath and Iron Maiden and those kinds of bands." - David Pajo

"Sorrow for the lost Lenore - For the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore - Nameless here for evermore." - Edgar Allan Poe

"The world is a bride of surpassing beauty - but remember that this maiden is never bound to anyone." - Hafiz

"I've banged my head quite a bit. I liked Iron Maiden, Ozzy, AC/DC. And of course, Ratt and Poison." - Cameron Diaz

"'Zolten' is a common Hungarian name, it's my wife's maiden name and most importantly, it's the name of Dracula's dog." - Penn Jillette

"Le veritable voyage de decouverte ne consiste pas a chercher de nouveaux paysages, mais a avoir de nouveaux yeux. (The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.)" - Marcel Proust

"The only true voyage of discovery, . . . would be not to visit strange lands but to possess other eyes." - Marcel Proust

"From beginning to end this is a wet and blood smeared voyage, this begetting and birthing and moving away." - Barbara Ascher

"Writing to me is a voyage, an odyssey, a discovery, because I'm never certain of precisely what I will find." - Gabriel Fielding

"Man does not drift into goodness...the chance port of an aimless voyage. He must fight ever for his destination." - William George Jordan

"A voyage without companionship, that is to say without conversation, is one of the saddest pleasures of life." - Madame De Stael

"I am bold enough to say that a man-made Moon voyage will never occur regardless of all scientific advances." - Lee De Forest

"Like them you are tall and taciturn, and you are sad, all at once, like a voyage." - Pablo Neruda

"Those we love can but walk down to the pier with us - the voyage we must make alone." - William Makepeace Thackeray

"To be truly challenging, a voyage, like a life, must rest on a firm foundation of financial unrest." - Sterling Hayden

"God's people should plan for a voyage of a thousand years, but be prepared to abandon ship tonight." - Joseph Bayly

"We can't care for something we don't understand. This is the purpose of why we explore and why we voyage." - Nainoa Thompson

"The only real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes." - Marcel Proust

"For the execution of the voyage to the Indies, I did not make use of intelligence, mathematics or maps." - Christopher Columbus

"Looking back at my life's voyage, I can only say that it has been a golden trip." - Ginger Rogers

"A maiden hath no tongue-but thought." - William Shakespeare

"I'd like to say I took the news well. The truth was, I wanted to strangle the Hunters of Artemis one eternal maiden at a time. -Percy Jackson" - Rick Riordan

"Let first the onion flourish there, Rose among roots, the maiden-fair, Wine-scented and poetic soul Of the capacious salad bowl." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"For before this I was born once a boy, and a maiden, and a plant, and a bird, and a darting fish in the sea." - Empedocles

"Twas noon; and every orange bud Hung lanquid o'er the crystal flood, Faint as the lids of maiden eyes Beneath a lover's burning sighs!" - Thomas Moore

"I don't like bands who would play music like Code. I mean I hate most bands with emotional singing parts (I adore metal singing like Iron Maiden though!)" - Mat McNerney

"Let first the onion flourish there, Rose among roots, the maiden-fair, Wine-scented and poetic soul Of the capacious salad bowl." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"Silence, maiden; thy tongue outruns thy discretion." - Walter Scott

"Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity." - T S Eliot

"Come o'er the sea, Maiden with me, Mine through the sunshine, storms and snows; Seasons may roll, But the true soul Burns the same, where'er it goes." - Thomas Moore

"Iron Maiden is an institution, and I'm delighted that I'm involved in it, but there was a time that I wasn't delighted so I quit." - Bruce Dickinson

"We're better than Metallica. We're better musicians, better players. Put it this way, they can try to walk onstage after an Iron Maiden show if they want." - Bruce Dickinson

"Hard rock for me is AC/DC, Def Leppard, Tesla, Kiss. Metal tends to be louder, ruder, darker, like Judas Priest, Slayer, Iron Maiden." - Eddie Trunk

"Wise children always choose a mother who was a shocking flirt in her maiden days, and so had several offers before she accepted their fortunate papa." - James M Barrie

"Our foreparents were mostly brought from West Africa. We were brought to America and our foreparents were sold; white people bo ught them; white people changed their names my maiden name is supposed to be Townsend, but really, what is my maiden name? What is my name?" - Fannie Lou Hamer

"Prophet!" said I, "thing of evil! - prophet still, if bird or devil! By that Heaven that bends above us- by that God we both adore- Tell this soul with sorrow laden if, within the distant Aidenn, It shall clasp a sainted maiden whom the angels name Lenore- Clasp a rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore." Quoth the Raven, "Nevermore." - Edgar Allan Poe

"It was many and many a year ago, In a kingdom by the sea, That a maiden lived whom you may know By the name of Annabel Lee; - And this maiden she lived with no other thought Than to love and be loved by me." - Edgar Allan Poe

"MAIDEN, n. A young person of the unfair sex. The maiden is not altogether unpleasing to the eye, nor (without her piano and her views) insupportable to the ear, though beaten out of the field by the canary - which, also, is more portable." - Ambrose Bierce

"I went from being a kid-kid, listen to everything from The Beatles through Kiss, Peter Frampton, Jethro Tull classic rock, classic stuff into immediately, it seemed like, Iron Maiden and stuff like that. The first Iron Maiden record and then, obviously, the first Metallica record." - Phil Anselmo

"Modern science has been a voyage into the unknown, with a lesson in humility waiting at every stop. Many passengers would rather have stayed home." - Carl Sagan

"Never believe any war will be smooth and easy, or that anyone who embarks on the strange voyage can measure the tides and hurricanes he will encounter." - Winston Churchill

"I have always looked at life as a voyage, mostly wonderful, sometimes frightening. In my family and friends I have discovered treasure more valuable than gold." - Jimmy Buffett

"What Flaubert refers to as the "melancholies du voyage" is like the sadness I feel as one season departs and another arrives." - Gretel Ehrlich

"The result of the voyage does not depend on the speed of the ship, but on whether or not it keeps a true course." - Albert Schweitzer

"We feel very celebratory and positive that we have created a voyage across the DMZ in peace and reconciliation that was said to be impossible." - Gloria Steinem

"To be homeward bound, no matter what tragic memories you have harbored, is unlike any voyage a man can ever make." - Leon Uris

"Most men make the voyage of life as if they carried sealed orders which they were not to open till they were fairly in mid-ocean." - James Russell Lowell

"It means that we should celebrate today's failure because it is a clear sign that our voyage of discovery is not yet over." - Jacqueline Kelly

"The only true voyage would be not to travel through a hundred different lands, but to see the same land through a hundred different pairs of eyes." - Marcel Proust

"We are made of stellar ash. Our origin and evolution have been tied to distant cosmic events. The exploration of the cosmos is a voyage of self-discovery." - Carl Sagan

"Life's a voyage that's homeward bound." - Herman Melville

"For in this walk, this voyage, it is yourself, the profound history of your 'self,' that now as always you encounter." - Conrad Aiken

"Oh build your ship of death. Oh build it! For you will need it. For the voyage of oblivion awaits you." - D H Lawrence

"Thanksgiving, when the Indians said, "Well, this has been fun, but we know you have a long voyage back to England"." - Jay Leno

"Love is a dangerous thing. It comes in disguise to change our life... Lust is the deceiver. Lust wrenches our lives until nothing matters except the one we think we love, and under that deceptive spell we kill for them, give all for them, and then, when we have what we have wanted, we discover that it is all an illusion and nothing is there. Lust is a voyage to nowhere, to an empty land, but some men just love such voyages and never care about the destination. Love is a voyage too, a voyage with no destination except death, but a voyage of bliss." - Bernard Cornwell

"Men might as well project a voyage to the Moon as attempt to employ steam navigation against the stormy North Atlantic Ocean." - Dionysius Lardner

"I loathe a friend whose gratitude grows old, a friend who takes his friend's prosperity but will not voyage with him in his grief" - Euripides

"My voyage was never a well-conceived plan, nor will it ever be. I have made it up as I went along." - Jimmy Buffett

"I'm always looking for something to engage my imagination and take me on a little mental voyage. I just want a new topic in my life." - Steve Martin

"The true voyage of discovery is not a journey to a new place; it is learning to see with new eyes." - Marcel Proust

"...who can say where a voyage starts - not the the actual passage but the dream of a journey and its urge to find a way?" - William Least Heat-Moon

"I wanted to create a voyage to the moon just for her, but what I should have given her was a real journey on earth." - Mathias Malzieu

"The program is a voyage chart, a series of signals, which, like the pilot's radio, provides the basic orienting information required for the trip..." - Timothy Leary

"Permit me voyage, love, into your hands..." - Hart Crane

"Oh captain, my captain, bon voyage." - Ken Dryden

"Life's a voyage that's homeward bound." - Herman Melville

"Could one live on the sense of beauty alone, exempt from the necessity of 'creature comforts,' a sea-voyage would be delightful." - Bayard Taylor

"Sailed this day nineteen leagues, and determined to count less than the true number, that the crew might not be dismayed if the voyage should prove long." - Christopher Columbus

"What was most significant about the lunar voyage was not that men set foot on the moon but that they set eye on the earth." - Norman Cousins

"There is no way to ease the burden. The voyage leads on from harm to harm, A land of others and of silence." - Donald Justice

"When art in general, and film in particular, succeeds is when it pulls you away onto a voyage. Then it's a good film." - Philippe Petit

"The preparations for my new voyage prevented the possiblity of my paying that attention to the correction of my errors, that I should otherwise have done." - Zebulon Pike

"When a man talks with absolute sincerity and freedom he goes on a voyage of discovery. The whole company has shares in the enterprise." - John Jay Chapman

"I am rather saddened at the end of a book. I think most writers find this. It's like a friend departing on a voyage." - Margaret Atwood

"Jungians such as Joseph Campbell have generalised such journeys into a set of archetypal events and images. Though they can be useful in criticism, I mistrust them as fatally reductive. "Ah, the Night Sea Voyage!" we cry, feeling that we have understood something important - but we've merely recognised it. Until we are actually on that voyage, we have understood nothing." - Ursula K Le Guin

"Received as I am by the members of a legislature the majority of whom do not agree with me in political sentiments, I trust that I may have their assistance in piloting the ship of state through this voyage, surrounded by perils as it is; for if it should suffer wreck now, there will be no pilot ever needed for another voyage." - Abraham Lincoln

"My great-great-great-grandmother walked as a slave from Virginia to Eatonton, Georgia... It is in memory of this walk that I chose to keep and to embrace my "maiden" name, Walker." - Alice Walker

"I saw Gabriel, like a maiden, or like the moon amongst the stars. His hair was like a woman's, falling in long tresses...He is the most beautiful of Angels..." - Ruzbihan Baqli

"I hate skinny women, especially when they say things like 'Sometimes I forget to eat.' Now, I've forgotten my mother's maiden name, and my keys, but you've got to be a special kind of stupid to forget to eat!" - Marsha Warfield

"I've a neater, sweeter maiden in a cleaner, greener land!" - Rudyard Kipling

"A curious thing about written literature: It is about four thousand years old, but we have no way of knowing whether four thousand years constitutes senility or the maiden blush of youth." - John Barth

"I must feel pride in my friend's accomplishments as if they were mine,-and a property in his virtues. I feel as warmly when he ispraised, as the lover when he hears applause of his engaged maiden." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The darts of love are blunted by maiden modesty." - Miguel De Cervantes



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