If you're going through difficult times today, hold steady. It will change soon. If you are experiencing smooth sailing and easy times now, brace yourself. It will change soon. The only thing you can be certain of is change.— James Dobson
Captivate Smooth Sailing quotations
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favourable.
Be in a state of gratitude for everything that shows up in your life.
Be thankful for the storms as well as the smooth sailing. What is the lesson or gift in what you are experiencing right now? Find your joy not in what's missing in your life but in how you can serve.
The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjust the sails.
You know it's never fifty-fifty in a marriage.
It's always seventy-thirty, or sixty-forty. Someone falls in love first. Someone puts someone else up on a pedestal. Someone works very hard to keep things rolling smoothly; someone else sails along for the ride.
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.
No one's life is a smooth sail; we all come into stormy weather. But it's this adversity - and more specifically our resilience - that makes us strong and successful.
I can't always change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
Everyone needs to realize why am I here? It comes in everyone's life;
you ask why am I here? What am I doing? Once you are able to answer that question for yourself honestly, you have smooth sailing.
I found it to be smooth sailing - 100 percent smooth sailing my whole career.
Ay me! for aught that ever I could read, could ever hear by tale or history, the course of true love never did run smooth.
We cant direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
It's not always going to be smooth sailing or everyone will do it.
If you have something people want, it should be the perfect recipe for success.
Smooth sailing is what I hope for. No, I'm okay with no big ups, no big downs, it's all right. Just go full steam ahead, all things well and good, yeah. I mean as a family man, all you want is, as a dad, pure happiness for your kids, that's a universal parent thing. Yeah, that's it, that's my dream, happy kids.
Life isn't always smooth sailing and sometimes you're afraid of hurting somebody's feelings, or anything, but I think that the truer you can be to yourself the more you're going to kind of open your horizons to a really beautiful relationship.
We can't direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
I’m sort of known in the comedy community as “Smooth Sailing,” just ’cause everything always goes great. I’ve always had success at every turn.
"Smooth Sailing" and "Hall of Fame" are my top two nicknames.
"Cool Guy." "Jolly Jon." "Fun Jon." There's a lot of derivatives of Jon. "Cool Jon." Some people took "Smooth Sailing" and "Fun Jon" and made "Smooth Jon." That's a good one. It's just starting to catch on with the general public. Just every now and then, "Hey! Smooth Jon!" Or "You're Smooth Jon, right?!" People aren't quite sure. I'm like, "Yeah." "Okay, cool, that's what I thought!"
I'm sort of known in the comedy community as "Smooth Sailing," just 'cause everything always goes great. I've always had success at every turn. Everything has gone well for me. I've never had a project fail. Everywhere I go, it's "What's up, Smooth Sailing?! How are the seas today, buddy?" I'm like, "Calm as can be!"
Be in a state of gratitude for everything that shows up in your life. Be thankful for the storms as well as smooth sailing.
Love is going to replace life and from then on it's all smooth sailing. Love will replace life.
Everything went smoothly at the sailing events today, except for the British team. They forgot to bring limes and they all got scurvy.
Barack Obama is putting his team together to take over the Administration.
So far, he's got his mother-in-law, who is going to be living with him, and they are talking about Hillary for Secretary of State. You have your mother-in-law and Hillary Clinton. Sounds like smooth sailing to me.
I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship.
If everything is smooth sailing right from the beginning, we cannot become people of substance and character. By surmounting paining setbacks and obstacles, we can create a brilliant history of triumph that will shine forever. That is what makes life so exciting and enjoyable. In any field of endeavour, those who overcome hardships and grow as human beings are advancing towards success and victory in life.
Honest hope has an edge. It's messy. It requires that we let go of all pat answers, all preconceived formulas, all confidence that our sailing will be smooth. It's not a resting point. Honest hope is movement.