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"Sailing became one of the mainstreams of my life. I suppose my father was an influence. I remember seeing a photo of him at home sailing a big boat to Bermuda in his 20s. I still have it." - David Crosby

"Our future is like that of the passengers on a small pleasure boat sailing quietly above the Niagara Falls, not knowing that the engines are about to fail." - James Lovelock

"I thought I would try my hand at sailing. It was too small and kept sinking, so I decided to try a boat instead." - Arthur M. Jolly

"Every year I spend one month just sailing, but I still work when Im on the boat. You never separate work from leisure. A boat is like a magic world, like a little island." - Renzo Piano

"Every year I spend one month just sailing, but I still work when I'm on the boat. You never separate work from leisure. A boat is like a magic world, like a little island." - Renzo Piano

"Sailing a boat calls for quick action, a blending of feeling with the wind and water as well as with the very heart and soul of the boat itself. Sailing teaches alertness and courage, and gives in return a joyousness and peace that but few sports afford." - George Matthew Adams

"O'er Ocean, with a thousand masts, sails forth the stripling bold- One boat, hard rescued from the deep, draws into port the old!" - Friedrich Schiller

"Sailing is not a romantic song" - Christopher Cross

"Even if it is made up of gold, the sailing boat can go nowhere without the humble wind!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

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

"When I'm not surfing or sailing, I am to be found at the harbour working on my boat." - Laura Dekker

"I keep sailing on in this middle passage. I am sailing into the wind and the dark. But I am doing my best to keep my boat steady and my sails full." - Arthur Ashe

"I use filming as an excuse to take classes. I got my certification in sailing for 'Wedding Crashers,' and now I can handle a 26-foot boat. I played a seamstress once, so I took sewing classes. I love dipping into these other lives." - Rachel Mcadams

"The fact is, an America's Cup team is more than a sailing team. It's anywhere from sort of 80 to upward of 100 people; of designers, engineers, boat builders, an incredible group of people, and there are a lot of nationalities in New Zealand's team." - James Spithill

"That's what sailing is, a dance, and your partner is the sea. And with the sea you never take liberties. You ask her, you don't tell her. You have to remember always that she's the leader, not you. You and your boat are dancing to her tune." - Michael Morpurgo

"Unless you really understand the water, and understand the reason for being on it, and understand the love of sailing and the feeling of quietness and solitude, you don't really belong on a boat anyway. I think Hemingway said one time that the sea is the last free place on earth." - Humphrey Bogart

"Born in the Flint, Michigan, big boat sailing on the Great Lakes and skiing in the winter was how most of my youth was spent." - Doug Rice

"In Western Australia they don't even know how to make that vital piece of sailing-boat equipment, the gin and tonic." - P. J. O'Rourke

"Always sailing, sailing, sailing...never quite reaching." - Cressida Cowell

"Living without an aim, is like sailing without a compass." - John Ruskin

"Sometimes I feel like I'm sailing on a sunken dream" - Robbie Williams

"Pirate Dreams Needles and pins, Needles and pins, Sew me a sail to catch me the wind. Sew me a sail strong as the gale, Carpenter, bring out your hammers and nails. Hammers and nails, hammers and nails, Build me a boat to go chasing the whales. Chasing the whales, sailing the blue Find me a captain and sign me a crew. Captain and crew, captain and crew, Take me, oh take me to anywhere new." - Shel Silverstein

"A boat can't have two captains." - Akira Mori

"You're gonna need a bigger boat." - Peter Benchley

"When rowan leaves are dank and rusting And rowan berries red as blood, When in my palm the hangman's thrusting The final nail with bony thud, When, over the foul flooding river, Upon the wet grey height, I toss Before my land's grim looks, and shiver As I swing here upon the cross, Then, through the blood and weeping, stretches My dying sight to space remote; I see upon the river's reaches Christ sailing to me in a boat." - Alexander Blok

"Marketing today is much more like sailing than driving. Your boat is the brand. If you point your boat in the right direction, follow the winds/currents, and steer, you will get the boat to go where you want it. Marketers should become the wind, but accept that they"re at the mercy of the currents and weather" - Steve Rubel

"Marketing today is much more like sailing than driving. Your boat is the brand. If you point your boat in the right direction, follow the winds/currents, and steer, you will get the boat to go where you want it. Marketers should become the wind, but accept that they're at the mercy of the currents and weather" - Steve Rubel

"From a little boat, to a big boat, to a helicopter, to an airplane." - Kevin Johnson

"A boat is safe in the harbor. But this is not the purpose of a boat." - Paulo Coelho

"You stole a boat," she snapped. "What am I doing with you, you boat-stealing lunatic?" - Cassandra Clare

"Pete and Repeat are in a boat, Pete jumps out who's left in the boat?" - CM Punk

"What is realisation? Realisation is my conscious and constant sailing with my Inner Pilot in His Golden Boat towards the uncharted land, where sooner than at once beauty, divinity and Immortality seeds grow into the richest harvest." - Sri Chinmoy

"Say, it's only a paper moon, / Sailing over a cardboard sea." - Yip Harburg

"Drifting, On a sea of forgotten teardrops, On a lifeboat, Sailing for Your love" - Jimi Hendrix

"I think the one advantage to a failed - recovering, but a pretty broken - economy, and a lot of broken promises, is that we've pulled the veils from our eyes way earlier than most people do, and realize "Hey, you know what, maybe I should try do this thing that I really care about, and why not spend the time now during my best years to get into knitting, or coding, or swamp boat sailing." And there's this resource called the Internet that's going to provide you with a stage and a library for all of those things." - Alexis Ohanian

"I was sailing from tedium to apathy with a side trip to torpor." - Peggy Noonan

"We wanted a musical number that would capture the exhilaration of being out on a boat as they were and sailing with the stars and all that. So that's the origin of We Know the Way. From very early on we said, for an audience that doesn't know this, what we need a song that can really have the kind of sweep and the, you know, pull you in. So that was early on, we conceived of like that should be a musical moment [in Maona]." - John Musker

"Health, south wind, books, old trees, a boat, a friend." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The cypress boat is frequently a symbol of fluctuating intention." - Arthur Waley

"Nothing good ever climbed up the side of a boat." - Alonzo Bodden

"Don't bring an anchor, on a sinking boat." - Anthony Liccione

"Tell me a boat full of lawyers just sank." - Robert Cray

"I met her last summer on a moonlight boat trip..." - Tennessee Williams

"God warned me. He told me to build a boat..." - Noah

"God is good, but never dance in a small boat." - Proverbs

"I'm not buying a boat because of writing skits." - Jason Sudeikis

"The people are like water and the ruler a boat. Water can support a boat or overturn it." - Li Shimin

"I've always wanted to sail around the world in a handmade boat, and I built a boat." - Will Ferrell

"One of my mottos for living is: never eat on a boat, unless you own the boat." - Jay Rayner

"Why do scuba divers fall backwards off a boat? Because if they fell forwards they'd still be in the boat." - Mark Hoppus

"There was a sound in the background like a distant sheep coughing gently on a mountainside. Jeeves sailing into action." - P G Wodehouse

"I hate a Barnacle as no man ever did before, not even a Sailor in a slow-sailing ship." - Charles Darwin

"As a cabin boy on a Norwegian sailing ship I earned five kronen a week in addition to my keep." - Fritz Sauckel

"Family, that slippery word, a star to every wandering bark, and everyone sailing under a different sky." - Mark Haddon

"There is little man has made that approaches anything in nature, but a sailing ship does. There is not much man has made that calls to all the best in him, but a sailing ship does." - Alan Villiers

"I grew up in a sailing family. My dad lived for sailing, and when we moved to Canada when I was a child, he really wanted us to learn." - Daria Werbowy

"The open ocean often takes you past your physical limits and when it does, sailing becomes a mental game." - Abby Sunderland

"I challenge you to a duel!" screamed the cat, sailing over their heads on the swinging chandelier." - Mikhail Bulgakov

"Sailing to an island unknown Failing to find your way home you walk under a sea leagues beneath us" - Maggie Stiefvater

"Sailing round the world in a dirty gondola oh, to be back in the land of Coca-Cola!" - Bob Dylan

"As I sat on a sunny bank On Christmas day in the morning I spied three ships come sailing in." - Washington Irving

"There are ships sailing to many ports, but not a single one goes where life is not painful." - Fernando Pessoa

"The effect of sailing is produced by a judicious arrangement of the sails to the direction of the wind." - William Falconer

"I wanted to be a doctor in sports medicine; I was into sailing and all that sort of thing." - Christopher Atkins

"True freedom has more to do with following the North Star than going whichever way the wind blows. Sometimes it seems like freedom is blowing with the winds of the day, but that kind of freedom is really an illusion. It turns your boat in circles. Freedom is sailing toward your dreams." - Mary Pipher

"True freedom has more to do with following the North Star than going whichever way the wind blows. Sometimes it seems like freedom is blowing with the winds of the day, but that kind of freedom is really an illusion. It turns your boat in circles. Freedom is sailing toward your dreams." - Mary Pipher

"If you boat a lot, you're known as a boating enthusiast. I like to boat, but I just don't want to ever be referred to as a 'boating enthusiast'. I hope they call me 'a guy who likes to boat'." - Mitch Hedberg

"Nothing comes sailing by itself." - Alexander Dale Oen

"I became a boat captain because I loved the water and had been on a boat since I was eight. I captained the boat by myself because I liked being alone." - Diane Wilson

"There are only two colors to paint a boat, black or white, and only a fool would paint a boat black." - Nathanael Greene Herreshoff

"To a man standing on the shore, time passes quicker than to a man on a boat - especially if the man on the boat is with his wife." - Woody Allen

"A rising tide raises all boats, but you need a boat to rise with the tide. What does he who does not have a boat do?" - Rahul Gandhi

"Dear semi hot girl taking photos on a boat. It's not your boat so stop acting like you own it. You drive a used Civic." - Dane Cook

"I did a 'Love Boat!' And based on my trip on the 'Love Boat,' I said, 'I'd just as soon not do 'Fantasy Island.'" - Tom Hanks

"I did a 'Love Boat!' And based on my trip on the 'Love Boat,' I said, 'I'd just as soon not do 'Fantasy Island.'" - Tom Hanks

"A man without courage is a boat in a frozen lake! Get rid of your fears!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"A reformer is a guy who rides through the sewer in a glass bottom boat." - Jimmy Walker

"[Hollywood is] a trip through a sewer in a glass-bottom boat." - Wilson Mizner

"I was just a boy on a boat in the universe." - Joseph O'Neill

"A little (or more) boat burning would do many enterprises a world of good." - Tom Peters

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

"We ca' make a portal-" "We"ve got a flying boat," Carter offered." - Rick Riordan

"If you have a boat and a happy marriage, you don't need another thing." - Ed Mcmahon

"We can't make a portal-" "We've got a flying boat," Carter offered." - Rick Riordan

"Did you know you can't steer a boat that isn't moving? Just like a life." - Paul Lutus

"As a child, I always wanted to live on a boat." - Jamie Wyeth

"Every man should pull a boat over a mountain once in his life." - Werner Herzog

"This was an evil beyond thinking. The killing of a man was not so evil as the killing of a boat. For a boat does not have sons, and a boat cannot protect itself, and a wounded boat does not heal." - John Steinbeck

"Without fear and disease, my life would be like a boat without oars." - Edvard Munch

"I want a boat that drinks 6, eats 4, and sleeps 2." - Ernest K. Gann

"If one wants to get a boat ride, one must be near the river." - Anchee Min

"I'm afraid a boat so small would sink with the weight of all my sorrow." - Li Qingzhao

"I don't think I'll ever be a real boat reporter. My Rolex isn't big enough." - P. J. O'Rourke

"A boat is always safe in the harbor, but that's not what boats are built for." - Katie Couric

"...Drifting downstream in a row boat doesn't count against your life span." - James Patterson

"My father always said: 'If you want to know someone, live together on a boat.'" - Christian Camargo

"When I'm all grown up, come what may, I'll build a boat to carry me away" - Guy Gavriel Kay

"Grateful to be a little boat, full of water, still floating." - John Green

"I've reached a point in my life where my Truman Show boat has hit the painting." - Kanye West

"You might be a redneck if your boat has not left the driveway in 15 years." - Jeff Foxworthy

"Such is the human race, often it seems a pity that Noah... didn't miss the boat." - Mark Twain

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

"The day you hear someone call me captain will be the day I buy a boat." - Guy Lafleur

"I don't like cruises. Period. My biggest nightmare is being stuck on a boat." - Joe Flanigan

"I love boats. I can be on a boat for days." - Olga Kurylenko

"I went to Antarctica on a science research boat just to sort of clear my head." - Orlando Bloom

"I had to work on a Marlin boat, like gutting fish, like as the bait boy." - Mark Ruffalo

"Often it does seem a pity that Noah and his party did not miss the boat." - Mark Twain

"My escape is to just get in a boat and disappear on the water." - Carl Hiaasen

"I wind about, and in and out, - With here a blossom sailing, - And here and there a lusty trout, - And here and there a grayling..." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"I wind about, and in and out, With here a blossom sailing, And here and there a lusty trout, And here and there a grayling." - Alfred Tennyson

"I worry that I'll go down to the dock, and that my ship will have already come and gone. I'll miss my boat." And we say, another boat, another boat, another boat. You have no idea how many boats are coming to your dock. It's a steady stream, and it doesn't matter how many of them you've missed." - Esther Hicks

"The world is like a vast sea: mankind like a vessel sailing on its tempestuous bosom. ... [T]he sciences serve us for oars." - Oliver Goldsmith

"People say that life is a cesspool of darkness and dispair. Well we of Van Halen are sailing through it in a yacht!" - David Lee Roth

"Say, it's only a paper moon, Sailing over a cardboard sea, But it wouldn't be make believe, If you believed in me." - Billy Rose

"Say, its only a paper moon Sailing over a cardboard sea But it wouldn't be make-believe If you believed in me." - Yip Harburg

"A sailing ship is no democracy; you don't caucus a crew as to where you'll go anymore than you inquire when they'd like to shorten sail." - Sterling Hayden

"The suffix 'naut' comes from the Greek and Latin words for ships and sailing. Astronaut suggests 'a sailor in space.' Chimponaut suggests 'a chimpanzee in sailor pants'." - Mary Roach

"Not to have control over the senses is like sailing in a rudderless ship, bound to break to pieces on coming in contact with the very first rock." - Mahatma Gandhi

"The cloudlets are lazily sailing O'er the blue Atlantic sea; And mid the twilight there hovers A shadowy figure o'er me..." - Heinrich Heine

"When it comes to politics, one has to do as one at sea with a sailing ship, reach one's course having regard to prevailing winds." - William Lyon Mackenzie King

"Life in the ocean makes Earth hospitable. We are sailing along in the universe and we have a blue engine that is making everything alright." - Sylvia Earle

"We went sailing one time, and he wore a Speedo, and any smart woman should know that means bisexual at least." - Chuck Palahniuk

"Sailing is a completely new sport for me and I wasn't sure what to expect but I've definitely got the bug." - Kirsty Gallacher

"Not so much two ships passing in the night as two ships sailing together for a time but always bound for different ports." - P D James

"I really enjoy sailing on Lake Geneva because I can just look at the shore and see my wife having a barbecue with the kids." - Ernesto Bertarelli

"Everyone, you know, during crises times, is much more focused on, okay, how do we get the boat completely seaworthy, sailing along well, and everything going well? And so as long as you're communicating how the general strategy of the company and how the work they can do to add to that and to make that more successful and the thing that they can contribute to that, that is generally very motivating for employees in crisis times." - Reid Hoffman

"Don't rock the boat." - Proverbs

"Sailing is necessary, living is not necessary." - Fernando Pessoa

"I'm gonna build me a boat with these two hands, it'll be a fair curve from a noble plan." - Guy Clark

"A conscience is like a boat or a car. If you feel you need one, rent it." - Jr

"I'm sort of known in the comedy community as "Smooth Sailing," just 'cause everything always goes great. I've always had success at every turn. Everything has gone well for me. I've never had a project fail. Everywhere I go, it's "What's up, Smooth Sailing?! How are the seas today, buddy?" I'm like, "Calm as can be!"" - Jon Glaser

"I love cities that are on the water. I love the water element, specifically the sea. I grew up on the sea and I grew up sailing - I love sailing - and the presence of the sea gives the air and the light a very special quality that I absolutely adore." - Connie Nielsen

"The Admiralty said it was a plane and not a boat, the Royal Air Force said it was a boat and not a plane, the Army were plain not interested." - Christopher Cockerell

"I have a nice boat that I got a couple of years ago that's a Skeeter brand that's 20-foot, center-console. I have it set up for saltwater and for fresh water, so it's been a nice boat." - Josh Turner

"What I do know about physics is that to a man standing on the shore, time passes quicker than to a man on a boat - especially if the man on the boat is with his wife." - Woody Allen

"A marriage is like a long trip in a tiny row boat: if one passenger starts to rock the boat, the other has to steady it, otherwise, they will go to the bottom together." - David Reuben

"I have to build my own boat this time. It's a big sea out there, and I have a pretty small boat. I have a lot of belief in it." - Brian May

"I don't even have a small boat. I don't even have a toy boat in my bathtub. I don't have a biplane, I don't have anything. Those things are toys, and I don't need them to be happy." - Mo Ibrahim

"Kept falling in and out of it [sleep] like out of a boat or a tipping hammock." - Rose Tremain

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

"There is no better boat than a horoscope to help a man cross over the sea of life." - Varahamihira

"If the family were a boat, it would be a canoe that makes no progress unless everyone paddles." - Letty Cottin Pogrebin

"If you ever see me at a boat show or at a car show, blow my head off." - Bobcat Goldthwait

"There is no better boat than a horoscope to help a man cross over the sea of life." - Varaha Mihira

"We are all in the same boat, in a stormy sea, and we owe each other a terrible loyalty." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"The body is a boat that carries the soul in the ocean of the world. If it is not strong, or it has a hole, then it cannot cross the ocean, so the first duty is to fix the boat." - Baba Hari Dass

"If I'm on a boat I will wave to every breathing thing I pass. If I'm not on a boat I try to avoid every breathing thing I pass." - Caroline Manzo

"A boat may stay in water, but water should not stay in boat. A spiritual aspirant may live in the world, but the world should not live within him." - Ramakrishna

"I have come up at the end of a dive, and the boat was not where I left it. I had to take care of a buddy who did panic. But I was confident the boat would come back." - Sylvia Earle



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