Sailing And The Sea Quotes by Joseph Conrad, Francis Stokes, Isak Dinesen, Chester W. Nimitz, Seneca the Younger, John Masefield and many others.
There is nothing more enticing, disenchanting, and enslaving than the life at sea.
The sea finds out everything you did wrong.
The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea.
A ship is always referred to as ‘she’ because it costs so much to keep one in paint and powder.
If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favourable.
I must down to the seas again, to the vagrant gypsy life, To the gull’s way and the whale’s way where the wind’s like a whetted knife And all I ask is a merry yarn from a laughing fellow rover, And quiet sleep and a sweet dream when the long trick’s over.
Would you learn the secret of the sea? Only those who brave its dangers, comprehend its mystery!
I want a boat that drinks 6, eats 4, and sleeps 2.
The planning stage of a cruise is often just as enjoyable as the voyage itself, letting one’s imagination loose on all kinds of possibilities. Yet translating dreams into reality means a lot of practical questions have to be answered.
At sea, I learned how little a person needs, not how much.
To reach a port we must set sail
A lot of people attack the sea, I make love to it.
To reach a port, we must sail – sail, not tie at anchor – sail, not drift.
Sailors, with their built in sense of order, service and discipline, should really be running the world.
Some years ago – never mind how long precisely – having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought I would sail about a little and see the watery part of the world.
A small craft in an ocean is, or should be, a benevolent dictatorship.
If you do not know where you are going, every road will get you nowhere