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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.
The only safe ship in a storm is leadership.
Zeal without humanity is like a ship without a rudder, liable to be stranded at any moment.
Now you have a choice: we can give more tax breaks to corporations that ship jobs overseas, or we can start rewarding companies that open new plants and train new workers and create new jobs here, in the United States of America.
Read my letter to the old folks, and give my love to them, and tell my brothers to be always watching unto prayer, and when the good old ship of Zion comes along, to be ready to step aboard.
A ship is always referred to as 'she' because it costs so much to keep one in paint and powder.
Chester W. Nimitz
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
Just as I shall select my ship when I am about to go on a voyage, or my house when I propose to take a residence, so I shall choose my death when I am about to depart from life.
A soul without a high aim is like a ship without a rudder.
No captain can do very wrong if he places his ship alongside that of the enemy.
I think music is a big, big wide world, and I am voyager on this particular ship in this sea of wild music, and I'm gonna dive in and find as many fish as I can and catch them all. I love music.
Cruise director is - I always laugh and say, 'He's the ship's liver,' because almost everything you can think of filters through you at some point.
Every government has as much of a duty to avoid war as a ship's captain has to avoid a shipwreck.
Guy de Maupassant
You can say I had a severe case of 'Roots' envy. I wanted to be like Alex Haley, and I wanted to be able to... do my family tree back to the slave ship and then reverse the Middle Passage, as I like to put it, and find the tribe or ethnic group that I was from in Africa.
Henry Louis Gates
Without anxiety and illness I should have been like a ship without a rudder.
Ships are obliged to take on harbor or river pilots - who provide specialized local navigation - when they approach a port, but in the canal, a Suez crew is also obligatory. The crew members are there in case the ship needs to be moored during the canal transit, but this rarely happens.
Hence a ship is said to head the sea, when her course is opposed to the setting or direction of the surges.
When I die, it will be a shipwreck, and as when a huge ship sinks, many people all around will be sucked down with it.
Four hoarse blasts of a ship's whistle still raise the hair on my neck and set my feet to tapping.
I think about myself as like an ocean liner that's been going full speed for a long distance, and the captain pulls the throttle back all the way to 'stop,' but the ship doesn't stop immediately, does it? It has its own momentum and it keeps on going, and I'm very flattered that people are still finding me useful.
The American President resembles the commander of a ship at sea. He must have a helm to grasp, a course to steer, a port to seek.
We have our factory, which is called a stage. We make a product, we color it, we title it and we ship it out in cans.
Often undecided whether to desert a sinking ship for one that might not float, he would make up his mind to sit on the wharf for a day.
To most men experience is like the stern lights of a ship, which illuminate only the track it has passed.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
However strong, however imposing a ship may appear, it is not 'disgraced' because it flies before the tempest. A commander ought always to remember that a man's life is worth more than the mere satisfaction of his own pride. In any case, to be obstinate is blameable, and to be wilful is dangerous.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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