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"Grumble you may, but go you must" no-one else will do it for you!
"wind before rain, you'll soon set sail again" works every time with a squall
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Them's that died was the lucky ones.

Said to me by a friend, with a Cockney accent, who was a merchant marine in answer to how his last trip was.

From Mark Twain,

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
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Freedom comes when you’re ready to sail away. True freedom comes when you don’t have to return


Cut off from the land that bore us, betrayed by the land we find, where the brightest have gone before us and the dullest remain behind, .......but stand to your glasses, steady,.......tis all we have left to prize, raise a cup to the dead already, hurrah for the next that dies
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This was quote from my dad when I was a teen and got in some minor trouble (consuming beer at the RR tracks)and called him from the local police precinct....
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"There is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats." -Kenneth Graham

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