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Topic Review (Newest First)
02-07-2012 09:30 AM
flyingwelshman "Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm."
- Syrus Pubilius
02-07-2012 12:40 AM
Omatako
In navigation

"You're never where you think you are"
02-06-2012 07:01 PM
AllThumbs "The sail, the play of its pulse so like our own lives: so thin and yet so full of life, so noiseless when it labours hardest, so noisy and impatient when least effective".
Henry David Thoreau
02-06-2012 10:15 AM
Midnightflyer "No good deed goes unpunished, Alas, but true"
02-06-2012 09:53 AM
flyingwelshman "It is better to have absolutely no idea where one is and KNOW it, Than to believe confidently that one IS where one is NOT!"
- T.S. Elliot
02-06-2012 02:08 AM
crazystrause "or more skillful still as a sailboat can tack, because when a sailboat tacks and goes in a direction contrary to the wind, it still is using the wind to blow it along. That is the most highly skillful art of all. That is Taoism in perfection. The art of sailing. Very intelligent."
- Alan Watts explanation of the Tao Te Ching
02-06-2012 12:43 AM
mtboat "To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it - but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.”
- Oliver Wendel Holmes
02-06-2012 12:31 AM
paul323 I hold with great affection the traditional Breton (French) prayer:

"Protegez moi, mon Seigneur,
Ma barque est si petite,
Et votre mer est si grande."

In English:
Protect me, O Lord,
My boat is so small,
And your sea is so big."
02-06-2012 12:09 AM
flyingwelshman "The sea is the same as it has been since before men ever went on it in boats."
- Ernest Hemingway
02-06-2012 12:07 AM
flyingwelshman
Quote:
Originally Posted by Serendipitous View Post
I don't know if I've just missed this quote or if anyone hasn't used it yet, but one of my favorites is:

All of us have in our veins the exact same percentage of salt in our blood that exists in the ocean, and, therefore, we have salt in our blood, in our sweat, in our tears. We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea -- whether it is to sail or to watch it -- we are going back from whence we came.
John F. Kennedy, Speech given at Newport at the dinner before the America's Cup Races, September 1962
This might explain that:

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