The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.— Marcel Proust
Most Powerful Voyages quotations
I have always looked at life as a voyage, mostly wonderful, sometimes frightening. In my family and friends I have discovered treasure more valuable than gold.
The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents. We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of the infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far.
Saying we should keep the two-party system simply because it is working is like saying the Titanic voyage was a success because a few people survived on life-rafts.
For the execution of the voyage to the Indies, I did not make use of intelligence, mathematics or maps.
I do not care so much for the death of my gunner, as for other passages of my voyage, for I have good friends in England that will bring me off for that.
The ship was masted according to the proportion of the navy;
but on my application the masts were shortened, as I thought them too much for her, considering the nature of the voyage.
Every normal human being (and not merely the 'artist') has an inexhaustible store of buried images in his subconscious, it is merely a matter of courage or liberating procedures ... of voyages into the unconscious, to bring pure and unadulterated found objects to light.
Now, Voyager, sail thou forth, to seek and find."
Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor.
The only true voyage of discovery, . . . would be not to visit strange lands but to possess other eyes.
Being on a boat that's moving through the water, it's so clear.
Everything falls into place in terms of what's important and what's not.
There is a tide in the affairs of men
To young men contemplating a voyage I would say go.
To be truly challenging, a voyage, like a life, must rest on a firm foundation of financial unrest.
A revolutionary career does not lead to banquets and honorary titles, interesting research and professorial wages. It leads to misery, disgrace, ingratitude, prison and a voyage into the unknown, illuminated by only an almost superhuman belief.
Mystery of mysteries, water and air are right there before us in the sea.
Every time I view the sea, I feel a calming sense of security, as if visiting my ancestral home; I embark on a voyage of seeing.
He that embarks on the voyage of life will always wish to advance rather by the impulse of the wind than the strokes of the oar; and many fold in their passage; while they lie waiting for the gale.
Voyaging begins when one burns one's boats, adventures begin with a shipwreck.
Laughter and irony are at heart reminders that we are not prisoners in this world, but voyagers through it.
The result of the voyage does not depend on the speed of the ship, but on whether or not it keeps a true course.
It was like that all the time, in those years: an endless trip, a gaudy voyage.
But powers decay. Time leaches the colors from the best of visions. The world becomes grayer. Entropy beats us down. Everything fades. Everything goes. Everything dies.
For me... it was always about the challenge of making this voyage... It was always a calculated risk, but life is a risk.
That's why we sail. So our children can grow up and be proud of whom they are. We are healing our souls by reconnecting to our ancestors. As we voyage we are creating new stories within the tradition of the old stories, we are literally creating a new culture out of the old.
Suddenly the full long wail of a ship's horn surged through the open window and flooded the dim room—a cry of boundless, dark, demanding grief; pitch-black and glabrous as a whale's back and burdened with all the passions of the tides, the memory of voyages beyond counting, the joys, the humiliations: the sea was screaming.
Art hurts. Art urges voyages - and it is easier to stay at home.
The world we know at present is in no fit state to take over the dreariest little meteor ... If we have the courage and patience, the energy and skill, to take us voyaging to other planets, then let us use some of these to tidy up and civilize this earth. One world at a time, please.
Those we love can but walk down to the pier with us - the voyage we must make alone.
It's hard to tell the difference between sea and sky, between voyager and sea.
Between reality and the workings of the heart.
Space, the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its five-year mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before.
It is not the going out of port, but the coming in, that determines the success of a voyage.
What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we cannot cross the abyss that separates us from ourselves?
Life’s a voyage that’s homeward bound.
Make voyages. Attempt them. There's nothing else.
While you are walking you would learn much more about filmmaking than if you were in a classroom. During your voyage you will learn more about what your future holds than in five years at film school. Your experiences would be the very opposite of academic knowledge, for academia is the death of cinema. It is the very opposite of passion.