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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.
Each picture has some sort of rhythm which only the director can give it. He has to be like the captain of a ship.
Seattle was built out on pilings over the sea, and at high tide the whole city seemed to come afloat like a ship lifting free from a mud berth and swaying in its chains.
It sounds mercenary and it smacks of rats leaving the sinking ship. But get real, when everyone is bailing out, you don't want to be the last man standing.
Hence a ship is said to head the sea, when her course is opposed to the setting or direction of the surges.
Don't wait for your ship to come in. Swim out to it.
Build a rocket ship and leave the earth!
I don't profess to have any religion, but if I did, my God would be Fidel Castro. He is like a ship that knew to take his crew on the right path.
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.
A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder.
Being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned.
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.
'Tis skill, not strength, that governs a ship.
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.
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.
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
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.
Candidate Obama promised to fundamentally transform America and that's one promise he has kept. Turning a shining city on a hill into a sinking ship.
It used to be the case that for an Irishman to come to the U.S. involved a perilous journey on a ship. It involved singing lots of songs before you left saying goodbye, and once you were in the U.S., it involved singing lots of songs about how you were never going to set foot in Ireland again.
Jesus Christ will be the leader of an intergalactic earth evacuation. We're getting some earth leaders up there to check the mother ship. The Bible says that the sky will be glorious and Christ will come back to us all.
To read a paper book is another experience: you can do it on a ship, on the branch of a tree, on your bed, even if there is a blackout.
We are increasingly open to understanding how we are all connected and that if we sink the ship that we are all on, we all drown. However, we have simultaneously become so focused on our own life experiences that we think we are alone.
Leonardo da Vinci
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