Consistency is the last resort of the unimaginative.
A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.
O God, thy sea is so great, and my boat is so small.
It is an interesting biological fact that all of us have in our veins the exact same percentage of salt in our blood that exists in the ocean, and therefore, we have salt in our blood, in our sweat, in our tears. We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch it, we are going back from whence we came.
If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.
You’re only as young as the last time you changed your mind.
I must down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky,And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by,…
Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
The holy passion of Friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.
When they tell me I’m too old to do something, I attempt it immediately.
And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
If people never did silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done.
I think that somehow, we learn who we really are and then live with that decision.
When you look at yourself from a universal standpoint, something inside always reminds or informs you that there are bigger and better things to worry about.
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I– I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.