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Sailboat Quotes


"Sailboat racing becomes a game of chance only when you are not prepared" - Buddy Melges

"In a sailboat I become oblivious to everything else in the world." - Albert Einstein

"His imagery for a big orgasm was winning the sailboat race, the Renaissance, high mountains." - John Cheever

"I'm on a frosting sailboat, tossed around by blue-green waves, the deck shifting beneath my feet." - Suzanne Collins

"I'm very close to my parents and we built a sailboat together when I was growing up. We're partners." - Rex Smith

"I think we d like life to be like a train..but it turns out to be a sailboat." - Barbara Brown Taylor

"You have to be careful on the deck, because of the "hatches," which are holes placed around a sailboat at random to increase the insurance rates." - Dave Barry

"My only extravagance in life is my sailboat. I'm bonkers about that, but other than that, I don't spend money on myself." - Frank Gehry

"My father was a sailor and our summer vacations were always on a sailboat. I had a little boat before I had a moped." - Ernesto Bertarelli

"I sailboat raced, I love to go out on my motorcycle alone, but I also love my family dearly. I love that aspect of my life as well." - Bob Seger

"Disillusionment can come as fast as a gust, but building faith that the government won't inflate again is like building a new sailboat, a project of years." - Amity Shlaes

"Fortunately the boat we rented had a motor in it You will definitely want this feature on your sailboat too, because if you put up the sails, the boat tips way over, and you could spill your beer." - Dave Barry

"Go with the wind, you know, like a sailboat. I think that's really important when it comes to peace... inner peace especially. You can't help anyone else if you don't have it together for yourself." - Jhene Aiko

"At a fundamental level photography is much like pointing, and all of us occasionally point at things: look at that, look at that sailboat, look at that tree, etc. etc." - Keith Carter

"Ted Turner sailed into the meeting, and I mean sailed. He holds himself as if he were at the helm of his sailboat, in the process of winning the race." - Joseph Barbera

"I try to look at this music career thing as the means to an end. And really, at the end of it, I see myself on a sailboat, sailing off the edge of the world." - Michelle Shocked

"I work on quiet call nights in the hospital, on airplanes and on my sailboat when I have a bit of time - I cram it into wherever it will fit." - Kevin Patterson

"The rough and ready improvisational quality to life on board the International Space Station is reminiscent of a long trip in a sailboat: privacy and fresh produce are in short supply, hygiene is basic, and a fair amount of the crew's time is spent just on maintaining and repairing the craft." - Chris Hadfield

"If the wind is blowing like stink and everything is working right, a twelve-meter sailboat can go eleven and a half or twelve miles an hour, the same speed at which a bond lawyer runs around the Cental Park Reservoir." - P. J. O'Rourke

"So are you moving on now? Is that what brought you to the grand metropolis of Valladolid?" "No. The wind just blew me here." "What? Like a plastic bag?" "I prefer to think of myself as a ship. Like a sailboat." - Gayle Forman

"I am happy because I want nothing from anyone. I do not care for money. Decorations, titles or distinctions mean nothing to me. I do not crave praise. The only thing that gives me pleasure, apart from my work, my violin and my sailboat, is the appreciation of my fellow workers." - Albert Einstein

"With my husband, I have twice sailed across the Atlantic in a sailboat one third the length of the Mayflower. I know Atlantic gales inside and out. I endured one that lasted for three days with winds up to fifty knots." - Kathryn Lasky

"I would like a man now who is rich, and who can give me a boat - a sailboat. I want to own it and let him pay for it. My first love is the sea and water, not music. Music is second." - Nina Simone

"I wrote 'Millie's Cafe' driving out of Ft. Worth, Texas one time. I was in a dust storm in my old bus. Beer inside. It was like a sailboat, you know...we couldn't see anything. Some things about Texas are so different than Ontario. I was just thinking about how different it is from where I live and, you know, whatever happens to inspire a song happened." - Fred Eaglesmith

"I am happiest in the brush and by myself - whether that's the woods of northern Minnesota or the wilds of Alaska behind a dogteam, picking through the foothills of the mountains by my ranch in New Mexico on horseback, or on the ship of my sailboat on the Pacific - so I guess it made sense to me that both Brian and Samuel would find their challenges and adventures, if that's what you call them, in the woods." - Gary Paulsen

"I like the process of giving control away [at the recording]. When you give it up to people, it's another intelligent organism that digests your information completely differently from how a machine digests information. It's like you're on a sailboat, and every time you can find out how to better adjust [the sail] to make it more precise. And it's interesting to see that the musicians have their own ideas. To use their intuitive power with their knowledge that they incorporate into the music. This is the moment you give away control, you give it to someone else's intuition." - Pantha du Prince