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Definition of Sailing

Sailing

  1. of Sail
  2. The act of one who, or that which, sails; the motion of a vessel on water, impelled by wind or steam; the act of starting on a voyage.
  3. The art of managing a vessel; seamanship; navigation; as, globular sailing; oblique sailing.

Sailing Quotations

If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we are not able to cross the abyss that separates us from ourselves? This is the most important of all voyages of discovery, and without it, all the rest are not only useless, but disastrous.
Thomas Merton

I keep sailing on in this middle passage. I am sailing into the wind and the dark. But I am doing my best to keep my boat steady and my sails full.
Arthur Ashe

The major advances in speed of communication and ability to interact took place more than a century ago. The shift from sailing ships to telegraph was far more radical than that from telephone to email!
Noam Chomsky

If the Lord says to give more than you think you are able to give, know that He will provide for you. Whether things are sailing smoothly or the bottom has dropped out, He is always trustworthy. You can count on Almighty God to keep His everlasting Word.
Charles Stanley
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Sailing Translations

sailing in French is cingler
sailing in German is absegelnd, segelnd, segelnd
sailing in Italian is veleggiare

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