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Famous quotes:

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
- William Arthur Ward
I just thank God I don’t live in a trailer.
- Jimmy Buffet , Son of a son of a sailor
The house was built on the highest part of the narrow tongue of land between the harbor and the open sea. It had lasted through three hurricanes and it was built solid as a ship.
- Ernest Hemingway
I cannot not sail.
- E. B. White
The days pass happily with me wherever my ship sails.
-  Joshua Slocum
At sea, I learned how little a person needs, not how much.
-  Robin Lee Graham
The cure for anything is saltwater – sweat, tears, or the sea.
-  Isak Dinesen
The sea hates a coward.
-  Eugene O’Neill
To young men contemplating a voyage I would say go.
-  Joshua Slocum
Boats, like whiskey, are all good.
-  R. D. Culler
Wind is to us what money is to life on shore.
-   Sterling Hayden
The wind and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigator.
-   Edmund Gibbon
The goal is not to sail the boat, but rather to help the boat sail herself.
- John Rousmaniere
If you can’t repair it, maybe it shouldn’t be on board.
-   Lin and Larry Pardey
I must go down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the sky.
And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by.
-  John Masefield
"Not all who wander are lost."
- JRR Tolkien
There are three sorts of people; those who are alive, those who are dead, and those who are at sea.
- Old Capstan Chantey attributed to Anacharsis, 6th Century BC
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.
H. Melville, Opening Line from Moby Dick
Now - bring me that horizon.
The last line from Pirates of the Caribbean:
"The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails."
-William Arthur Ward
"Without patience, a sailor I would never be."
-Lee Allred
"The sea finds out everything you did wrong."
- Francis Stokes
“I start from the premise that no object created by man is as satisfying to his body and soul as a proper sailing yacht.”
- Arthur Beiser 1978, The Proper Yacht
"I was born in the breezes, and I had studied the sea as perhaps few men have studied it, neglecting all else."
- Joshua Slocum
" A tourist remains an outsider throughout his visit; but a sailor is part of the local scene from the monent he arrives."
- Anne Davison
"Men in a ship are always looking up, and men ashore are usually looking down."
- John Masefield
"At sea, I learned how little a person needs, not how much."
-Robin Lee Graham
"A sailor is an artist whose medium is the wind."
-Webb Chiles
"Sailors, with their built in sense of order, service and discipline, should really be running the world."
- Nicholas Monsarrat
"Out of sight of land the sailor feels safe. It is the beach that worries him." .
Sailing - The fine art of slowly going nowhere at great expense while being cold, wet and miserable.
- Irv Heller
Sailing - The fine art of getting wet and becoming ill while slowly going
nowhere at great expense.
- from "Sailing" by Henry Beard and Roy Mckie
- Preben Sejer Kristensen
Life's roughest storms prove the strength of our anchors.
- unknown
- Howard Wilks
Time and Tide wait for no man..
- St. Marher, 1225
Time and tide wait for no man, but always stand still for a woman of thirty
- Robert Frost
There are more sharks on the land than in the sea
- Neil Wheatley
"I'm telling you that India is that way, now set my course."
- Christopher Columbus

I was captivated by the red sails and had to paint them!!

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#staffa  #crew  #captain blackbeard  #wave action  #leaving port  #storms  #sails  #sailing ship  #red sails  #porthole  #anchor  #schooner  #clipper ship 

Schooner at sail away from storm (2014)


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