We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch - we are going back from whence we came.
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.
All I ask is a tall ship and a star to sail her by.
When men come to like a sea-life, they are not fit to live on land.
There is nothing more enticing, disenchanting, and enslaving than the life at sea.
It isn't that life ashore is distasteful to me. But life at sea is better.
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.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
My soul is full of longing for the secret of the sea, and the heart of the great ocean sends a thrilling pulse through me.
My soul is full of longing for the secret of the sea
I could never stay long enough on the shore; the tang of the untainted, fresh, and free sea air was like a cool, quieting thought.
The sea! The sea! The open sea!, The blue, the fresh, the ever free!
Wind is to us what money is to life on shore.
To me the sea is a continual miracle; The fishes that swim - the rocks - the motion of the waves - the ships, with men in them, what stranger miracles are there?
It is a curious situation that the sea, from which life first arose, should now be threatened by the activities of one form of that life. But the sea, though changed in a sinister way, will continue to exist: the threat is rather to life itself.
There is a tide in the affairs of men
The sea will grant each man new hope, and sleep will bring dreams of home.
The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.
later down the road of life, i made the discovery that salt water was also good for the mental abrasions one inevitably acquires on land.
There is a time in the affairs of men, Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune.