SAILORS QUOTES AND SAYINGS

“A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.”

“The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” – Jacques Cousteau

“Life’s roughest storms prove the strength of our anchors.”

“The sea is a desert of waves, a wilderness of water.” – Langston Hughes

“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.”

“The sea, to those who know it well, is always merciful.”

“Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails.” – Mark Twain

“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” – William Arthur Ward

“Don’t wait for the perfect wind; take advantage of the one blowing.”

“You can’t direct the wind, but you can adjust your sails.”

“Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.”

“The sailor’s life is simple, yet one of immense freedom and adventure.”

“The only way to truly understand the sea is to sail upon it.” QUOTES FOR SCIENCE DAY

“Sailors have the freedom to roam where others can only dream.”

“A sailor is an artist whose medium is the wind.” – Webb Chiles

“He who loves the sea loves what is infinite.” – Honoré de Balzac

“The sea, the great unifier, is man’s only hope. Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning: we are all in the same boat.” – Jacques Yves Cousteau

“To reach a port, we must set sail – Sail, not tie at anchor. Sail, not drift.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

“There is not much talk about ships among sailors; we know too well that they are creatures of chance and change, and that if the unexpected happens, no one can handle the danger as quickly or as smoothly as a sailor.” – Robert Stawell Ball

“A sailor’s joys are as simple as a child’s.” – Bernard Moitessier

“To a true sailor, the smell of the sea, the sound of the waves, and the wind in the sails are like music to the soul.”

“The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears, or the sea.” – Isak Dinesen

“Sailing – The fine art of getting wet and becoming ill while slowly going nowhere at great expense.”

“For whatever we lose (like a you or a me), it’s always ourselves we find in the sea.” – E.E. Cummings