It is not the direction of the wind that determines your destination. It is the set of your sail.— Jim Rohn
Profound Setting Sail quotations
Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best time to be happy is always now.
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.
We cannot organize revival, but we can set our sails to catch the wind from Heaven when God chooses to blow upon His people once again
Givers have to set limits because takers rarely do.
The winds of grace blow all the time. All we need to do is set our sails.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free.
Just about a month from now I'm set adrift, with a diploma for a sail and lots of nerve for oars.
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.
Our universe is a sea of energy - free, clean energy.
It is all out there waiting for us to set sail upon it.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
The night before Atlantis sank beneath the waves forever, the members of the MysterySchool set sail from their doomed continent in twelve boats, headed for twelve different points on the globe.
Never set a child afloat on the flat sea of life with only one sail to catch the wind.
The breeze of grace is always blowing; set your sail to catch that breeze.
The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjust the sails.
I’m not like most designers, who have to set sail on an exotic getaway to get inspired. Most of the time, it’s on my walk to work, or sitting in the subway and seeing something random or out of context.
A map of the world that does not include Utopia is not worth even glancing at, for it leaves out the one country at which Humanity is always landing. And when Humanity lands there, it looks out, and, seeing a better country, sets sail. Progress is the realisation of Utopias.
One ship drives east and other drives west by the same winds that blow.
It's the set of the sails and not the gales that determines the way they go.
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
At last the anchor was up, the sails were set, and off we glided.
It was a sharp, cold Christmas; and as the short northern day merged into night, we found ourselves almost broad upon the wintry ocean, whose freezing spray cased us in ice, as in polished armor.
If you learn to set a good sail, the wind that blows will always take you to the dreams you want, the income you want, and the treasures of mind, purse, and soul you want.
Without goals, and plans to reach them, you are like a ship that has set sail with no destination.
Set a goal so big that you can't achieve it until you grow into the person who can.
The same wind blows on us all; the winds of disaster, opportunity and change. Therefore, it is not the blowing of the wind, but the setting of the sails that will determine our direction in life.
To reach a port we must set sail
Up anchor! Up anchor! Set sail and away! The ventures of dreamland Are thine for a day.
If you set out to be liked, you will accomplish nothing.
Exploration is in our nature. We began as wanderers, and we are wanderers still. We have lingered long enough on the shores of the cosmic ocean. We are ready at last to set sail for the stars.
One ship drives east and another drives west With the selfsame winds that blow.
Tis the set of the sails And not the gales Which tells us the way to go. Like the winds of the seas are the ways of fate, As we voyage along through the life: Tis the set of a soul That decides its goal, And not the calm or the strife.
'Tis the set of the sail that decides the goal, and not the storm of life.
We cant direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
No well-run yacht basin in Southern waters is complete without at least two sun-burned, salt bleached-headed Esthonians who are waiting for a check from their last article. When it comes they will set sail to another yacht basin and write another saga.
A man without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder - never likely to reach home port. To us comes the signal: chart your course, set your sail, position your rudder, and proceed.
Like the wind that carries one ship east and another west, the law of autosuggestion will lift you up or pull you down according to the way that you set your sails of thought.
Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.
It’s better to think of my life like that— part miracle, part madness.
It’s better if I accept that I can’t control any of the things that matter. My life is a trail of shipwrecks and set-sails. There are no arrivals, no destinations; there are only sandbanks and shipwreck; then another boat, another tide.
Now, on the longest day, light triumphs, and yet begins the decline into dark.
We turn the Wheel for we have planted the seeds of our own changes, and to grow we must accept even the passing of the sun Set Sail See with clear eyes See how we shine!
The same wind blows on us all. The economic wind, the social wind, the political wind. The same wind blows on everybody. The difference in where you arrive in one year, three years, five years, the difference in arrival is not the blowing of the wind but the set of the sail.
The only limitations one has are the ones they place on themselves.
If you want to build a boat, do not instruct the men to saw wood, stitch the sails, prepare the tools and organize the work, but make them long for setting sail and travel to distant lands.
This is largely the methodology I've used throughout my career - that is, starting with a question as to what might be the properties of a set of compounds that could be invented which were unusual and unpredictable. Many times I've felt a bit like Columbus setting sail.
My sailing system set sail, make it fast, no thoughts of energy or velocity, loll back, let boat drift.
Set your sails now but the ocean is very rough and treacherous.
.. if you keep going you will get there.
So Columbus said, somebody show me the sunset and somebody did and he set sail for it, And he discovered America and they put him in jail for it, And the fetters gave him welts, And they named America after somebody else.