quote by H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

When you can’t change the direction of the wind — adjust your sails

— H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Controversy Sailing Ships quotations

Sailing ships quote A ship in harbour is safe but thats not what ships are for.

A ship in harbour is safe but thats not what ships are for.

I wanted freedom, open air and adventure. I found it on the sea.

I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.

Sailing ships quote The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the r

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjust the sails.

At sea, I learned how little a person needs, not how much.

What wings are to a bird, and sails to a ship, so is prayer to the soul.

Every flyer who ventures across oceans to distant lands is a potential explorer;

in his or her breast burns the same fire that urged adventurers of old to set forth in their sailing-ships for foreign lands.

Sailing ships quote The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The l

The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.

If my ship sails from sight, it doesn't mean my journey ends, it simply means the river bends.

Land was created to provide a place for boats to visit.

O my son! The dunya (world) is a deep ocean in which many have drowned! Let your ship be taqwallah (fear of Allah), and load your ship with Iman-billah (believe in Allah), and let her sail be tawakkal (trust) on Allah! Insha'Allah you will survive then.

Sailing ships quote We cant direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.

We cant direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.

The man who has experienced shipwreck shudders even at a calm sea.

It isn't that life ashore is distasteful to me. But life at sea is better.

There are ships sailing to many ports, but not a single one goes where life is not painful.

Sailing ships quote I can't always change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to al

I can't always change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.

A sailing ship is no democracy; you don't caucus a crew as to where you'll go anymore than you inquire when they'd like to shorten sail.

To young men contemplating a voyage I would say go.

Until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore, you will not know the terror of being forever lost at sea.

Sailing ships quote Entire water of the sea can't sink a ship, unless it gets inside the ship. Simil

Entire water of the sea can't sink a ship, unless it gets inside the ship. Similarly negativity of the world can't put you down unless you allow it to get inside you !

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Crossing at a ford occurs often in a man's lifetime.

It means setting sail even though your friends stay in harbour, knowing the route, knowing the soundness of your ship and the favour of the day.

I wish to have no connection with any ship that does not sail fast;

for I intend to go in harm's way.

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

Sailing ships quote Be in a state of gratitude for everything that shows up in your life. Be thankfu

Be in a state of gratitude for everything that shows up in your life. Be thankful for the storms as well as smooth sailing.

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Out of sight of land the sailor feels safe. It is the beach that worries him.

There is little man has made that approaches anything in nature, but a sailing ship does. There is not much man has made that calls to all the best in him, but a sailing ship does.

There is nothing like lying flat on your back on the deck, alone except for the helmsman aft at the wheel, silence except for the lapping of the sea against the side of the ship. At that time you can be equal to Ulysses and brother to him.

Sailing ships quote We can't direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.

We can't direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.

Wind is to us what money is to life on shore.

Sail Forth- Steer for the deep waters only.

Reckless O soul, exploring. I with thee and thou with me. For we are bound where mariner has not yet dared go. And we will risk the ship, ourselves, and all.

I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship.

Sailing ships quote Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn'

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 of the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in you sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

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.

If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favourable.

For one thing, I was no longer alone; a man is never alone with the wind-and the boat made three.

Sailing ships quote I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship.

I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship.

The days pass happily with me wherever my ship sails.

When I forget how talented God is, I look to the sea.

Only the ship is made of books, its sails thousands of overlapping pages, and the sea it floats upon is dark black ink.

Sailing ships quote We cannot control the wind, but we can direct the sail

We cannot control the wind, but we can direct the sail

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Not so much two ships passing in the night as two ships sailing together for a time but always bound for different ports.

Night and day the river flows. If time is the mind of space, the River is the soul of the desert. Brave boatmen come, they go, they die, the voyage flows on forever. We are all canyoneers. We are all passengers on this little mossy ship, this delicate dory sailing round the sun that humans call the earth. Joy, shipmates, joy.

Now and then we had a hope that if we lived and were good, God would permit us to be pirates.

Ships and sails proper for the heavenly air should be fashioned.

Then there will also be people, who do not shrink from the dreary vastness of space.

When it comes to politics, one has to do as one at sea with a sailing ship, reach one's course having regard to prevailing winds.

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