Sailing And The Sea Quotes

Sailing And The Sea Quotes by Vito Dumas, Bob Bitchin, Ernest Hemingway, Walt Whitman, Joseph Conrad, Nicholas Monsarrat and many others.

It's out there at sea that you are really yourself.

It’s out there at sea that you are really yourself.
Vito Dumas
And after two days in civilization we realized we could never stay for long and started to plan our next adventure.
Bob Bitchin
The sea is the same as it has been since before men ever went on it in boats.
Ernest Hemingway
O Captain! My Captain! our fearful trip is done.
Walt Whitman
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
Any fool can carry on, but a wise man knows how to shorten sail in time.
Joseph Conrad
Sailors, with their built in sense of order, service and discipline, should really be running the world.
Nicholas Monsarrat
At sea, I learned how little a person needs, not how much.
Robin Lee Graham
I can’t wait for the oil wells to run dry, for the last gob of black, sticky muck to come oozing out of some remote well. Then the glory of sail will return.
Tristan Jones
There is nothing more enticing, disenchanting, and enslaving than the life at sea.
Joseph Conrad
Spirits rise as the sails fill…
Gone is the sea’s glassy surface, and with it the terrible glare.
Close the hatches and ports!
We’re sailing again!
Jim Moore
I don’t know who named them swells. There’s nothing swell about them. They should have named them awfuls.
Hugo Vihlen
It’s hard to get lost if you don’t know where you’re going.
Jim Jarmusch
The sea has never been friendly to man. At most it has been the accomplice of human restlessness.
Joseph Conrad
The cabin of a small yacht is truly a wonderful thing; not only will it shelter you from a tempest, but from the other troubles in life, it is a safe retreat.
Lewis Francis Herreshoff
The sea is as near as we come to another world.
Anne Stevenson
There is a tide in the affairs of men
William Shakespeare