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Tall Ships Quotes


"Ships dim-discovered dropping from the clouds." - James Thomson

"Ships are but boards, sailors but men." - William Shakespeare

"I walk tall; I got a tall attitude." - Dolly Parton

"I always liked tall blondes." - Joe Franklin

"Tall ships and tall kings Three times three, What brought they from the foundered land Over the flowing sea? Seven stars and seven stones And one white tree. (The Two Towers)" - J R R Tolkien

"Stand tall and believe in yourself" - Roxrite

"Two lives that once part are as ships that divide." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

"One's ships come in over a calm sea." - Florence Scovel Shinn

"Two lives that once part are as ships that divide." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"It's not easy to take three ships out of service." - Micky Arison

"I tell girls, 'If you're tall and feel too tall, the answer is to be taller." - Elizabeth Berkley

"I am too tall [to dance]. Tall people do' dance. It's just not right." - Lee Pace

"I am too tall [to dance]. Tall people don't dance. It's just not right." - Lee Pace

"And as great seamen, using all their wealth And skills in Neptune's deep invisible paths, In tall ships richly built and ribbed with brass, To put a girdle round about the world." - George Chapman

"Orcs, and talking trees, and leagues of grass, and galloping riders, and glittering caves, and white towers and golden halls, and battles, and tall ships sailing, all these passed before Sam's mind." - J R R Tolkien

"Shuttles in the rocking loom of history, the dark ships move, the dark ships move, their bright ironical names like jests of kindness on a murderer's mouth" - Robert Hayden

"Ninety percent of what we wear, we eat, we consume is carried by ships... Container ships carry a vast amount of stuff." - Rose George

"Walk tall; look the world in the eye." - Rhona Cameron

"To appear well dressed, be skinny and tall." - Mason Cooley

"The tall team takes the low road into the lead" - Martin Tyler

"Good players win volleyball games for you, not tall players." - John Kessel

"Usually, I get hired because I`m tall." - Peter Falk

"It's as clear as the balls on a tall dog." - Steven Tyler

"Tall, thin, curvy, short - whatever you are, you are beautiful." - Demi Lovato

"Without enough sleep, we all become tall two-year-olds." - JoJo Jensen

"Trying to understand women is a tall order period." - Rick Schroder

"My brother then opened a tall man's shop in Tokyo." - Henny Youngman

"Tall people have a real advantage in the world." - Chad Harbach

"I'm one of those tall, lanky, awkward kids." - Karlie Kloss

"Ballet is good, because it makes you stand up tall." - Carine Roitfeld

"Trying to understand women is a tall order period." - Ricky Schroder

"I always wanted to be tall, but I'm not, OK?" - Cheryl Ladd

"Loose lips sink ships." - Barbara Kingsolver

"Some people could look at a mud puddle and see an ocean with ships." - Zora Neale Hurston

"Space-ships and time machines are no escape from the human condition." - Arthur Koestler

"Sometimes we'll only see each other in passing, like ships passing in the night." - Justin Hartley

"For Rhime the Rudder is of Verses, With which like Ships they steer their courses." - Samuel Butler (poet)

"Ellis Island is for the people who came over on ships. My people came in chains." - David Dinkins

"The ships hung in the sky in much the same way that bricks don't." - Douglas Adams

"Star Wars was magnificent, but you could tell Darth Vader's ships were glued together." - Gary Coleman

"Spending time on 18th-century ships in Tahiti when I was 17 was quite unusual." - Dexter Fletcher

"In Los Angeles, half of all smog from sulfur dioxide comes in from ships." - Rose George

"And the wind plays on those great sonorous harps, the shrouds and masts of ships." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"To send our troops, our ships, our planes to this war is ridiculous." - John Hewson

"A ship in port is safe, but that's not what ships are built for." - Grace Hopper

"Until the Eighties, Oslo was a rather boring town, but it's changed a lot, and is now much more cosmopolitan. If I go downtown, I visit the harbour to see the tall ships and the ferries, and to admire the modern architecture such as the Opera House or the new Astrup Fearnley Museum on the water's edge." - Jo Nesbo

"When people are absurdly tall, they command everyone's attention when they walk into a room. Nobody's ever dismissive of somebody for being too tall." - Steve Albini

"We are all built differently. Some guys are more powerful. Some guys are very tall. I'm not very tall, so I rely on quickness." - Henrik Lundqvist

"Ships are safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for. So set sail on the stormy sea of love. You're going to get soaked at times, but at least you'll know you're alive." - Dan Millman

"I myself have seen the floating ships And nothing will ever be the same The shouts, The harrowing voices within the house. I stand apart with an army: My mind is graven with ships." - Hilda Doolittle

"A war of ideas can no more be won without books than a naval war can be won without ships. Books, like ships, have the toughest armor, the longest cruising range, and mount the most powerful guns." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"In the road ships must ride in 30, 40, or 50 fathom water, not above half a mile from the shore at farthest: and if there are many ships they must ride close one by another." - William Dampier

"Without ships, we cannot live." - Winston Churchill

"As with ships, so with men; he who turns his back to his foe gives him an advantage." - Herman Melville

"The Greeks have snatched up their spears. They have pointed the helms of their ships Toward the bulwarks of Troy." - Hilda Doolittle

"The ship is safest when it is in port, but that's not what ships were built for." - Paulo Coelho

"I'll stick to building ships." - George Steinbrenner

"We have a lot of ships coming in and transmitting to us and bringing the information. So, it's very powerful." - Christine McCormick Day

"The great difference between voyages rests not with the ships, but with the people you meet on them." - Amelia Barr

"A modern fleet of ships does not so much make use of the sea as exploit a highway." - Joseph Conrad

"The more ships have grown in size and consequence, the more their place in our imagination has shrunk." - Rose George

"What though the sea be calm? trust to the shore, Ships have been drown'd, where late they danc'd before." - Robert Herrick

"We too could wrest iron from the bowels of the earth and fashion it into ships and machines." - Jose C Orozco

"There are silver ships There are gold ships, But there are no ships Like friendships." - W Mitchell

"Mickey Mouse to a three-year-old is a six-foot-tall RAT!" - Robin Williams

"There's one thing about Kyriagos - he's tall, he's physical and he's slow" - Ray Houghton

"Some people try to be tall by cutting off the heads of others." - Paramahansa Yogananda

"Finn whispered, "What has a head, thorax, and abdomen, but stands six feet tall?" "A snowman?" - Ridley Pearson

"I have no sponsors because I am not blond, tall and slim enough" - Marion Bartoli

"The French flag is the only one to have a staff a thousand feet tall." - Gustave Eiffel

"Tall, completely jacked, steroids, like multiple growth hormones. That's, like, the type that I'm attracted to." - Jwoww

"Where London's column, pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully, lifts the head, and lies." - Alexander Pope

"Well, duh. He was six feet, six inches tall and built like a brick shithouse." - J.R. Ward

"Yeah my money's so tall that my Barbie's gotta climb it" - Nicki Minaj

"stand tall, smile bright, and let them wonder what secrets making you laugh!" - Dan Brown

"She wanted only tall smooth bottles whose labels spoke of Proof." - David Foster Wallace

"If I was tall and blonde, I might have been a dancer or singer." - Agnes Varda

"I don't have big muscles. I'm not tall. I have power inside. I fight." - Simona Halep

"My mother taught me to walk proud and tall 'as if the world was mine.'" - Sophia Loren

"I will not fall, I will stand tall, feels like no one can beat me." - Eminem

"I am a child. I am two feet tall, and asking if she loves me." - Veronica Roth

"You can stand tall without standing on someone. You can be a victor without having victims." - Harriett Woods

"He's of stature somewhat low - Your hero always should be tall, you know." - Charles Churchill

"he's probably never met a six-foot tall hot elf-women in a fur bikini either." - Cassandra Clare

"At 6 foot 7 Peter Crouch isn't as tall as he looks." - Gabby Logan

"Took out Skinny Minnie, Long Tall Sally, and Short Fat Fanny, but I'm kinda fonda Wanda." - Neil Young

"Tall, elegant, vital, scornful. A man like that could rock a woman to her very core." - Margaret Way

"I like tall girls because I like someone to look up to." - Davy Jones

"He's fantastic on the ground but obviously he is very tall. (on Peter Crouch)" - Michael Owen

"I just play basketball. I'm athletic. Skinny but strong, tall but quick." - Chamique Holdsclaw

"If I weren't as tall as I am, I would've been a member of AC/DC." - Rick Nielsen

"You've got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was." - Proverbs

"Stoop and you'll be stepped on; stand tall and you'll be shot at." - Carlos A. Urbizo

"I love a little bit of glamour and I love tall girls." - Jason Wu

"In a society based on nonviolence, the smallest nation will feel as tall as the tallest." - Mahatma Gandhi

"The gallows in my garden, people say, Is new and neat and adequately tall." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"You won't find reasonable men on the tops of tall mountains." - Hunter S Thompson

"This old world keeps spinnin' round; It's a wonder tall trees ain't layin' down." - Neil Young

"No hammers fell, no ponderous axes rung,Like some tall palm the mystic fabric sprung.Majestic silence." - Reginald Heber

"If you aren't in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?" - T S Eliot

"Being of tall stature, it's rare to get a series regular role." - Charles Halford

"I do a great deal of research - particularly in the apartments of tall blondes." - Raymond Chandler

"Tall men come down to my height when I hit 'em in the body." - Jack Dempsey

"I believe if I stay tall and run up high, I can see better." - Eric Dickerson

"I grew up with people staring at me because I was such a tall, awkward girl." - Matt Emmons

"When you're that tall, people talk about it all the time." - Kristen Johnston

"It was only when I moved to New York that I realized tall is good." - Kristen Johnston

"Because I'm so tall, clothes look different on me than they do on others." - Karlie Kloss

"I'm not a tall man. I'm just a hair under 5'5." - Samm Levine

"I am six feet tall. I am not supposed to be afraid." - Keith Miller

"I always wore the highest heels possible, because the other women on the show were tall." - Donna Mills

"Who wouldn't fancy Brian Epstein? He was tall and handsome and had money and class." - Cilla Black

"My friends would howl if I claimed I was androgynous - I'm not tall enough!" - Sophie Mcshera

"I'm adopted, so I didn't know my father, but apparently he was pretty tall." - Keegan-Michael Key

"I'm tall and thin but not strong, so you're either an athlete or you're funny." - Keegan-Michael Key

"I'm really tall - almost six feet - and my features tend to be extreme, especially on TV." - Missi Pyle

"I'm too tall to be a girl. I'm between a chick and a broad." - Julia Roberts

"Somewhere, over the rainbow, Way up tall, There's a land where they've never heard of cholesterol." - Allan Sherman

"In my school days, everyone thought I'm too tall for a Chinese girl." - Liu Wen

"He's too short, he's too... tall, he's... just not going to work." - Ed Wood

"I wasn't a pretty girl. I was six feet tall at 15, you know." - Maya Angelou

"I'm a big personality. I walk into a room, big and tall and loud." - Adele

"The real use of gunpowder is to make all men tall." - Thomas Carlyle

"I like stripper shoes. I like being tall because I'm claustrophobic." - Jessie J

"If I were but a man who would be tall, I would be me." - Ryan Stiles

"I was probably tall as a child, but I just stopped growing." - Kevin Hart

"I'm a whopping 5 foot 4 inches tall. I'm not going to get any taller." - Kevin Hart

"I was always a mean and lean athlete - not tall - not large." - Edwin Moses

"Everyone expects me to be 9 feet tall and weigh 200 pounds when they meet me." - Khloe Kardashian

"But beauty is set apart, beauty is cast by the sea, a barren rock, beauty is set about with wrecks of ships...." - Hilda Doolittle

"The time has come,' the walrus said, 'to talk of many things: of shoes and ships - and sealing wax - of cabbages and kings." - Lewis Carroll

"Ships and sails proper for the heavenly air should be fashioned. Then there will also be people, who do not shrink from the dreary vastness of space." - Johannes Kepler

"Canada has sent an army of 1,000 soldiers to occupy the Muslim country of Afghanistan (and ships to the Persian Gulf)," - George Galloway

"What we need to do is follow the axiom of World War II which was 'Loose Lips Sink Ships' and the media has really got to follow that." - David Hackworth

"And his six pawns were scattered like the ships of the Armada that should have conquered England; the Lord blew, and they were all isolated." - Hans Kmoch

"As ships becalmed at eve, that lay With canvas drooping, side by side, Two towers of sail, at dawn of day Are scarce, long leagues apart, descried." - Arthur Hugh Clough

"As ships becalmed at eve, that lay With canvas drooping, side by side, Two towers of sail, at dawn of day Are scarce, long leagues apart, descried." - Arthur Hugh Clough

"I'd much rather be a woman than a man. Women can cry, they can wear cute clothes, and they're the first to be rescued off sinking ships." - Gilda Radner

"'The time has come,' the walrus said, 'to talk of many things: of shoes and ships - and sealing wax - of cabbages and kings.'" - Lewis Carroll

"There are more than one hundred thousand ships at sea carrying all the solids, liquids and gases that we need to live." - Rose George

"Alas, by what rude fate Our lives, like ships at sea, an instant meet, Then part forever on their courses fleet." - Edmund Clarence Stedman

"Ships are expendable; the whales are not." - Paul Watson

"People can be slave-ships in shoes." - Zora Neale Hurston

"I am actually 7 foot and and one-half inches tall. I say Seven two because it's easier. Unlike some tall skinny guys I am really "big" weighing around 350 pounds." - Richard Kiel

"...while a sane world would not employ 5-foot-tall grandmothers as law enforcement officers, a sane world would also not give full body-cavity searches to 5-foot-tall grandmothers at airports." - Ann Coulter

"Paul Ryan's just a really, deeply evil little creature. But he's not little; he's actually quite tall, I'm sorry to see. I'm always sorry when really bad guys are tall." - Richard Ford

"Between the wolf in the tall grass and the wolf in the tall story there is a shimmering go-between. That go-between, that prism, is the art of literature." - Vladimir Nabokov

"I used to want to be tall, and then I thought, 'If I were tall, then people would say I was pretty and not cute.' And then I realized that there are worse things than being called cute." - Kristin Chenoweth

"I never get the tall, blonde, glamorous roles because I'm not tall, blonde and glamorous. I'm more the wee, disturbing characters because of the way I look or sound." - Shirley Henderson

"I'm really into tall boots. I just got some new ones from Michael Kors that have these little gold studs. I have Valentino ones that I really love. Real, real tall boots!" - Bella Thorne



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