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"Sail on! sail on! sail on! and on!" - Joaquin Miller

"To reach a port, we must sail - sail, not tie at anchor - sail, not drift." - Franklin D Roosevelt

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

"The goal is not to sail the boat, but rather to help the boat sail herself." - John Rousmaniere

"Sail on, O Ship of State! Sail on, O Union, strong and great." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Sail on, sail on, o' might Ship of State. To the shores of need, past the reefs of greed, through the squalls of hate. Sail on, sail on, sail on." - Leonard Cohen

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

"To reach a port we must set sail" - Franklin D Roosevelt

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

"Light boats sail swift, though greater hulks draw deep." - William Shakespeare

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

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

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

"But don't you realize, that's where I sail." - Ted Kennedy

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

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

"God provides the wind, Man must raise the sail." - Saint Augustine

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

"Never weather-beaten sail more willing bent to shore." - Thomas Campion

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

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

"Thought is the wind and knowledge the sail." - David Hare

"Less judgment than wit is more sail than ballast." - William Penn

"He enters the port with a full sail." - Virgil

"We were wavering around like a ship without a sail." - Judy Holliday

"Your Constitution is all sail and no anchor." - Thomas Babington Macaulay

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

"Where great whales come sailing by, Sail and sail, with unshut eye, Round the world for ever and aye." - Matthew Arnold

"Every ship is a romantic object, except that we sail in. Embark, and the romance quits our vessel, and hangs on every other sail in the horizon." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"When ships to sail the void between the stars have been built, there will step forth men to sail these ships." - Johannes Kepler

"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 secret of seeing is to sail on solar wind. Hone and spread your spirit, till you yourself are a sail, whetted, translucent, broadside to the merest puff." - Annie Dillard

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

"Any fool can carry on, but a wise man knows how to shorten sail in time." - Joseph Conrad

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

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

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

"Both faith and fear may sail into your harbor, but only allow faith to drop anchor." - Bear Grylls

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

"I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship." - Aeschylus

"Thus I steer my bark, and sail On even keel, with gentle gale." - Matthew Green

"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

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

"For what avail the plough or sail, or land or life, if freedom fail?" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Noah was a brave man to sail in a wooden boat with two termites." - Anonymous

"Say, shall my little bark attendant sail, Pursue the triumph, and partake the gale?" - Alexander Pope

"But he that hath the steerage of my course Direct my sail!" - William Shakespeare

"On life's vast ocean diversely we sail, Reason the card, but passion is the gale." - Alexander Pope

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

"I love to sail forbidden seas, and land on barbarous coasts." - Herman Melville

"He that hath the steerage of my course, Direct my sail." - William Shakespeare

"I don't worry about the storms, I am learning to sail my own ship." - Louisa May Alcott

"I can't control the wind but I can adjust the sail." - Ricky Skaggs

"The pirate he will sink you with a kiss, he'll steal your heart and sail away." - Joni Mitchell

"It was a storm in a tea cup, but in politics we sail in paper boats." - Harold Macmillan

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

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

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

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

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

"A great pilot can sail even when his canvas is rent." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"We set sail on this new sea because there is knowledge to be gained." - John F Kennedy

"Raise your sail one foot and you get ten feet of wind." - Proverbs

"He gained a world; he gave that world Its grandest lesson: On! sail on!" - Joaquin Miller

"Anchors aweigh, my boys, Anchors aweigh! Farewell to college joys, We sail at break of day." - Alfred Hart Miles

"He that will not sail till all dangers are over must never put to sea." - Thomas Fuller

"Tis the set of the sail that decides the goal, and not the storm of life." - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"Which serves for cynosure To all that sail upon the sea obscure." - Guillaume de Salluste Du Bartas

"For what avail the plough or sail, Or land or life, if freedom fail?" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

"All I ask is a tall ship and a star to sail her by." - John Masefield

"A sail boat that sails backwards can never see the sun rise." - Bill Cosby

"I like to sail. My son Caden and I are avid sailors." - Doug Davidson

"On life's vast ocean diversely we sail. Reasons the card, but passion the gale." - Alexander Pope

"I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship." - Louisa May Alcott

"I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning how to sail my ship." - Louisa May Alcott

"The white sail of his soul has rounded the promontory - death." - William Alexander

"Instead of sailing off into the sunset, he hopes to sail into the next century." - Dave Anderson

"Since I was 10 years old, I knew I wanted to sail around the world." - Laura Dekker

"Thus, I steer my bark, and sail On even keel, with gentle gale." - Matthew Green

"Thought is the wind, knowledge the sail, and mankind the vessel." - Augustus Hare

"We sail within a vast sphere, ever drifting in uncertainty, driven from end to end." - Blaise Pascal

"It is a ship with a great deal of sail but a very shallow keel." - Robert Bork

"I was never part of the sailing circle, but I enjoy when I'm invited to sail." - Philippe Petit

"Learn of the little nautilus to sail, Spread the thin oar, and catch the driving gale." - Alexander Pope

"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

"He gained a world; he gave that world Its grandest lesson: "On! sail on!"" - Joaquin Miller

"'Tis the set of the sail that decides the goal, and not the storm of life." - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"Hoist up sail while gale doth last, Tide and wind stay no man's pleasure." - Robert Southwell

"Horses and mules, and even sail cars, made more rapid progress than did the earliest locomotive." - John Moody

"And soon, too soon, we part with pain, To sail o'er silent seas again." - Thomas Moore

"Sail on ship of state, sail on, I union, strong and great! Humanity with all its fears, with all its hopes of future years, is hanging on thy fate!" - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"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

"All of the wisdom of this world is but a tiny raft upon which we must set sail when we leave this earth. If only there was a firmer foundation upon which to sail, perhaps some divine word." - Socrates

"Nothing is here to stay Everything has to begin and end A ship in a bottle won't sail All we can do is dream that the wind will blow us across the water A ship in a bottle set sail" - Dave Matthews

"And if that is the Foremast, what do you think that sail might be called, Mr. Wheeler?" "The Foresail?" "Very good, Mr. Wheeler, and the next one up would be called..." ..."The Next Sail, Sir?" "Alas, no, Mr. Wheeler." - L.A. Meyer

"The despondency that follows makes me feel somewhat like a shipwrecked man who spies a sail, sees himself saved, and suddenly remembers that the lens of his spyglass has a flaw, a blurred spot - the sail he has seen." - Jean Genet

"Have Jesus always for your patron, His Cross for a mast on which you must spread your resolutions as a sail. Your anchor shall be a profound confidence in Him, and you shall sail prosperously." - Saint Francis De Sales

"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

"Thou, too, sail on, O Ship of State! Sail on, O Union, strong and great! Humanity with all its fears, With all the hopes of future years, Is hanging breathless on thy fate!" - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Where great whales come sailing by, Sail and sail, with unshut eye, Round the world for ever and aye? When did music come this way? Children dear, was it yesterday?" - Matthew Arnold

"Sail on silver girl, sail on by...your time has come to shine all your dreams are on their way...see how they shine..oh and if you need a friend. I'm sailing right behind......" - Paul Simon

"Melancholy and remorse forms the deep leaden keel which enables us to sail into the wind of reality." - Cyril Connolly

"Throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." - Mark Twain

"One day that same year, I told my dad that someday, I would sail around the world alone." - Abby Sunderland

"If you want to sail your ship in a different direction, you must turn one degree at a time." - Brian Tracy

"As we sail through life towards death, Bound unto the same port-heaven,- Friend, what years could us divide?" - Dinah Maria Murlock Craik

"Without goals, and plans to reach them, you are like a ship that has set sail with no destination." - Fitzhugh Dodson

"The art of writing fiction is to sail as dangerously close to the truth as possible without sinking the ship" - Kinky Friedman

"Sweet Memory! wafted by thy gentle gale, Oft up the stream of Time I turn my sail." - Samuel Rogers

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

"On a ship thats made of paper, I would sail the seven seas. (Just to be with you)" - Scott Spencer

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

"Life is like stepping onto a boat which is about to sail out to sea and sink." - Shunryu Suzuki

"Life hurls us like a stone, and we sail through the air saying, "look at me move." - Fernando Pessoa

"A rotten carcass of a boat, not rigged, Nor tackle, sail, nor mast; the very rats Instinctively have quit it." - William Shakespeare

"As we sail through life towards death, Bound unto the same port - heaven, - Friend, what years could us divide?" - Dinah Craik

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

"I'll never reach my destination, If I never try, So I will sail my vessel, 'Til the river runs dry." - Garth Brooks

"Who sail on stormy seas; And that's the way I get my bread - A trifle, if you please." - Lewis Carroll

"Gray sail against the sky, Gray butterfly! Have you a dream for going. Or are you the blind wind's blowing?" - Dana Burnet

"And what if I did run my ship aground; oh, still it was splendid to sail it!" - Henrik Ibsen

"A ship under sail and a big-bellied woman, Are the handsomest two things that can be seen common." - Benjamin Franklin

"I cannot cause light; the most I can do is try to put myself in the path of its beam. It is possible, in deep space, to sail on solar wind. Light, be it particle or wave, has force: you can rig a giant sail and go. The secret of seeing is to sail on solar wind. Hone and spread your spirit till you yourself are a sail, whetted, translucent, broadside to the merest puff" - Annie Dillard

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

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

"Weeks passed like boats waiting to sail into the starless dawn, we were full of aimless endless darkness." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"Time is a slippery thing: lose hold of it once, and its string might sail out of your hands forever." - Anthony Doerr

"Thus, sped by currents of curiosity afloat the swift river of rumor do secrets sail to strange ports." - Will Eisner

"Never set a child afloat on the flat sea of life with only one sail to catch the wind." - D H Lawrence

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

"How strange! You seek guidance, yet you do not tread its path, surely a boat does not sail on land." - Al-Shafi"i

"While local matters are happening around you, let your mind sail to the ocean of universal matters." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

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

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

"Sweet Memory! wafted by thy gentle gale, Oft up the stream of Time I turn my sail." - Samuel Rogers

"Here is my journey's end, here is my butt And very sea-mark of my utmost sail." - William Shakespeare

"The untold want by life and land ne'er granted, Now voyager sail thou forth to seek and find." - Walt Whitman

"Melancholy and remorse form the deep leaden keel which enables us to sail into the wind of reality." - Cyril Connolly

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

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

"Marriage makes a man more vulnerable by doubling the expanse of sail exposed to the tempests of social life." - Andre Maurois

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

"When I go abroad I always sail from Boston because it is such a pleasant place to get away from." - Oliver Herford

"Happy is the man, I thought, who, before dying, has the good fortune to sail the Aegean sea." - Nikos Kazantzakis

"Gliders, sail planes, they're wonderful flying machines. It's the closest you can come to being a bird." - Neil Armstrong

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



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