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John A. Shedd Quote of the Day

Welcome to these John A. Shedd Quotes of the Day from my large collection of positive, romantic, and funny quotes.

A ship in harbor is safe -
but that is not what ships are for.
- John A. Shedd

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Opportunities are seldom labeled.
- John A. Shedd

Simply having children does not make mothers.
- John A. Shedd

When there is an original sound in the world,
it makes a hundred echoes.
- John A. Shedd

 

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott PHOTO

I sail the seas of life as the MASTER of my ship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Know that you sail the seas of life
as the master of your own ship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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We should not moor a ship with one anchor,
or our life with one hope.
- Epictetus

Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor,
nor should life rest on a single hope.
- Epictetus

A ship in port is safe,
but that's not what ships are built for.
Sail out to sea and do new things.
- Grace Hopper

I alone am the MASTER of my ship of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who loves practice without theory
is like the sailor who boards ship
without a rudder and compass
and never knows where he may cast.
- Leonardo da Vinci

The sincere friends of this world are as ship lights
in the stormiest of nights.
- Giotto di Bondone

If you have a crisis, whether on a ship or wherever,
there are heroes who rise above it.
- Jerry Bruckheimer

I was deposed in association with a case involving the Golden Venture,
a ship which smuggled Chinese aliens into the United
States about eight or nine ago.
- Rand Beers

Don't worry, be crappy.
Revolutionary means you ship and then test...
Lots of things made the first Mac in 1984 a piece of crap -
but it was a revolutionary piece of crap.
- Guy Kawasaki

Around the property I have here, I'm about to put an all weather race track.
I'm about to build stables.
I'm about to ship over a couple of my thoroughbreds from England.
- Davy Jones

I must go down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the sky;
and all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by.
- John Masefield

The American President resembles the commander of a ship at sea.
He must have a helm to grasp, a course to steer,
a port to seek.
- Henry B. Adams

It is a ship with a great deal of sail but a very shallow keel.
- Robert Bork

Creating a believable world on the ship was very important,
and technically they got better and better and better at showing the ship too.
- Patrick Stewart

Four hoarse blasts of a ship's whistle still raise
the hair on my neck and set my feet to tapping.
- John Steinbeck

Remember Star Trek? They're on this huge ship and they've got all these people,
right? But you only see them, maybe they go on some
mission and one of them gets killed.
- Josh Holloway

The ship of state is the only known vessel that leaks from the top.
- James Reston

From the ship all things were taken out,
so that the clothes which I took with me on my back I only had.
- Will Adams

This little ship you sent is more wonderful than the
big one that takes me away from you.
- Charles Frohman

A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.
- Henrik Ibsen

No captain can do very wrong if he places his ship
alongside that of the enemy.
- Horatio Nelson

A ship is always referred to as "she" because it costs
so much to keep one in paint and powder.
- Chester W. Nimitz

The studio have always claimed that the ship is the star of the show,
especially when they're renegotiating contracts.
- Patrick Stewart

Every government has as much of a duty to avoid war
as a ship's captain has to avoid a shipwreck.
- Guy de Maupassant

The ship of democracy, which has weathered all storms,
may sink through the mutiny of those on board.
- Grover Cleveland

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.
- Sterling Hayden

Build a rocket ship and leave the earth!
- Jon Heder

It is not the ship so much as the skillful sailing
that assures the prosperous voyage.
- George William Curtis

Often undecided whether to desert a sinking ship for
one that might not float,
he would make up his mind to sit on the wharf for a day.
- Lord Beaverbrook

Without anxiety and illness I should have been like a ship without a rudder.
- Edvard Munch

A whale ship was my Yale College and my Harvard.
- Herman Melville

Yet the evil still increased, and, like the parasite of barnacles on a ship,
if it did not destroy the structure,
it obstructed its fair,
comfortable progress in the path of life.
- William Banting

Suddenly Star Wars came out while we were on hiatus,
and we looked like the old Buck Rogers series,
where they had cigarette smoke blowing out the back of the rocket ship.
- Gregory Harrison

We must develop a deeper interest and greater understanding
of the people we meet here or abroad.
Like us, they are passengers on board that mysterious ship called life.
- Ella Maillart

The only safe ship in a storm is leadership.
- Faye Wattleton

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

It takes four months to ship food aid and 40 percent
of the cost is in the shipping.
People cannot eat shipping costs.
We have had people die when there are surpluses in the markets.
- Andrew Natsios

We're probably the opposite of the Osbournes.
We run a very tight ship.
- Hulk Hogan

Not only I lost what I had in the ship,
but from the captain and the company generally what
was good or worth the taking was carried away;
all which was done unknown to the emperor.
- Will Adams

When we lived in Juneau, Alaska, it was a town of about 7,000 people,
and totally isolated; the only way to get to it was by ship.
- John Hawkes

I have vertigo.
Vertigo makes it feel like the floor is pitching up and down.
Things seem to be spinning.
It's like standing on the deck of a ship in really high seas.
- Laura Hillenbrand

A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder.
- Thomas Carlyle

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.
- William Bligh

It sounds mercenary and it smacks of rats leaving the sinking ship.
But get real, when everyone is bailing out,
you don't want to be the last man standing.
- Robbie Fowler

After Watergate, America was a ship without a rudder.
Vietnam was left to its own devices,
drifting along towards its fate.
- Nguyen Cao Ky

To most men experience is like the stern lights of a ship,
which illuminate only the track it has passed.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The rules of navigation never navigated a ship.
The rules of architecture never built a house.
- Thomas Reid

One leak will sink a ship: and one sin will destroy a sinner.
- John Bunyan

To compel the nation with challenge the traditional
American doctrine of freedom of the seas,
every man and every ship in the navy is solemnly pledged.
- Josephus Daniels

Hence a ship is said to head the sea,
when her course is opposed to the setting or direction of the surges.
- William Falconer

We did not all come over on the same ship,
but we are all in the same boat.
- Bernard Baruch

A bigger business is like a cruise ship:
There are lots of amenities and you can go a lot further,
but it's harder to turn quickly.
- Tony Hsieh

Captain Fisher, the commander, with a party of young
ladies from the city and gentlemen belonging to his ship,
came one day to pay me a visit in the midst of a deluge of rain.
- Joshua Slocum

If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship,
he would keep it in port forever.
- Thomas Aquinas

It's time for conservative Americans to right the ship again.
- Mike Pence

His style has the desperate jauntiness of an orchestra
fiddling away for dear life on a sinking ship.
- Edmund Wilson

We have our factory, which is called a stage.
We make a product, we color it, we title it and we ship it out in cans.
- Cary Grant

Whoever looks at America will see: the ship is powered by stupidity,
corruption, or prejudice.
- Johann Most

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.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

It so happened that I was on a German sailing vessel
on the way to Australia when the ship was captured,
and on the high seas I was made prisoner by the French.
- Fritz Sauckel

'Tis skill, not strength, that governs a ship.
- Thomas Fuller

I can't tell you how much we laughed on the set to
have Alec Guinness in a scene with a big,
furry dog that's flying a space ship.
- Mark Hamill

When I lost my rifle, the Army charged me 85 dollars.
That is why in the Navy the Captain goes down with the ship.
- Dick Gregory

If I had been censured every time I have run my ship,
or fleets under my command, into great danger,
I should have long ago been out of the Service and
never in the House of Peers.
- Horatio Nelson


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