48 Sailor Sayings

In this post, you will find amazing Sailor Sayings.

Contents

  1. Sailor Sayings
  2. Short Sailor Sayings
  3. Top Ten Sailor Sayings

Sailor Sayings

 

“He is the best sailor who can steer within fewest points of the wind, and exact a motive power out of the greatest obstacles.” —Walter Scott

 

“A sailor is not defined as much by how many seas he has sailed than by how many storms he has overcome.” —Matshona Dhliwayo

 

“Sailors, with their built in sense of order, service and discipline, should really be running the world.” —Nicholas Monsarrat

 

“To complain about critics in a business is like a sailor complaining about the waves. Go back to the beach if you don’t like it.” —Ricky Gervais

 

“A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.” —Honore de Balzac

 

“Any damn fool can navigate the world sober. It takes a really good sailor to do it drunk.” —Francis Chichester

 

“Never in my life before have I experienced such beauty, and fear at the same time.” —Ellen MacArthur

 

“A sailor must have his eye trained to the rocks and sands as well as the north star.” —ItalianProverb

 

“The wind is never for the sailor who knows not to what port he is bound.” —Og Mandino

 

“The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” —William Arthur Ward

 

“As we sail thru life, don’t avoid rough waters, sail on because calm waters won’t make a skillful sailor.” —Unknown

 

“A sailor is an artist whose medium is the wind. Live passionately, even if it kills you, because something is going to kill you anyway.” —Webb Chiles

 

“A sailor may choose the wind to ride out of seaport, but the wind has a mind of it’s own.” —Unknown

 

“Only two sailors, in my experience, never ran aground. One never left port and the other was an atrocious liar.” —Don Bamford

 

“You are not a fully fledged sailor unless you have sailed under full sail.” —Irish Proverb

 

“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

 

“Take charge of your life! The tides do not command the ship. The sailor does.” —Ogwo David Emenike

 

“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

Short Sailor Sayings

 

“Whales are drinking all our water and eating our sailors.” —Maddox

 

“A sailor is an artist whose medium is the wind.” —Webb Chiles

 

“At sea, I learned how little a person needs, not how much.” —Robin Lee Graham

 

“Out of sight of land the sailor feels safe. It is the beach that worries him.” —Charles Davis

 

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“A sailor’s love for the sea is only matched by his mistress’s salty kiss.” —Anthony T. Hincks

 

“A sailor’s joys are as simple as a child’s.” —Bernard Moitessier

 

“When a man comes to like a sea life, he is not fit to live on land.” —Dr. Samuel Johnson

 

“The desert attracts the nomad, the ocean the sailor, the infinite the poet.” —Unknown

 

“Round the world and home again, that’s the sailor’s way!” —William Allingham

 

“A smooth sea never made a skillful sailor.” —Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

“Tell that to the marines – the sailors won’t believe it.” —Walter Scott

 

“Sometimes God calms the storm, sometimes He calms the sailor.” —Unknown

 

“At sea, I learned how little a person needs, not how much.” —Robin Lee Graham

 

“A good sailor knows everything is always changing.” —Luanne Rice

 

“The art of the sailor is to leave nothing to chance.” —Annie Van De Wiele

 

“Wind to a sailor is what money is to life on shore.” —Sterling Hayden

 

“To a fireman, wind is a curse. To a sailor, wind is a blessing.” —Mokokoma Mokhonoana

 

“The wonder is always new that any sane man can be a sailor.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“The art of the sailor is to leave nothing to chance.” —Annie Van De Wiele

 

“If you are going to do something, do it now. Tomorrow is too late.” —Pete Goss

Top Ten Short Sailor Sayings

 

Here you will find top ten Sailor Sayings selected by our team.

  1. “Sailors, with their built in sense of order, service and discipline, should really be running the world.” —Nicholas Monsarrat
  2. “Take charge of your life! The tides do not command the ship. The sailor does.” —Ogwo David Emenike
  3. “When a man comes to like a sea life, he is not fit to live on land.” —Dr. Samuel Johnson
  4. “The wind is never for the sailor who knows not to what port he is bound.” —Og Mandino
  5. “A smooth sea never made a skillful sailor.” —Franklin D. Roosevelt
  6. “A sailor must have his eye trained to the rocks and sands as well as the north star.” —ItalianProverb
  7. “The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” —William Arthur Ward
  8. “Out of sight of land the sailor feels safe. It is the beach that worries him.” —Charles Davis
  9. “He is the best sailor who can steer within fewest points of the wind, and exact a motive power out of the greatest obstacles.” —Walter Scott
  10. “A sailor is not defined as much by how many seas he has sailed than by how many storms he has overcome.” —Matshona Dhliwayo

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