88 Inspirational Navy Sayings

Navy is the most important line of defence in modern era. It’s offensive role is to protect sea lanes and attack other navies. It is important for navy to have its own aviation force. Navy can attack the enemies from water ( using warships), from under water (using submarine), from air with air craft carriers. Navy has its own commandos known as marine commandos or seals. Like other forces navy is multi tasked force. Apart from war role, navy is important for economy. It protects trading ports and ships. If you are a country with sea shore and don’t have a decent navy you are in big trouble. Here in this post you will find a great collection of Navy sayings. Hope you would love these Navy sayings.

Short Navy Sayings

 

Navy Sayings - "If your ship does not come in. Swim out and meet it" —Unknown

 

“If your ship does not come in. Swim out and meet it” —Unknown

 

“Don’t give up the ship.” —Capt. James Lawrence

 

“Navy life begins at boot camp.” —Unknown

 

“Sailors have the cleanest bodies and the filthiest minds.” —Eleanor Roosevelt

 

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

 

“We have met the enemy and they are ours.” —Capt. James Lawrence

 

“Drinking is the soldier’s pleasure.” —John Dryden

Ship Sayings

“Ships at a distance have every man’s wish on board.” —Zora Neale Hurston

 

“I lost my heart to the ocean.” —Unknown

 

“Navy is my neutral.” —Unknown

 

“The adventure begins.” —Unknown

 

“The world is a navy in an empty ocean.” —Dejan Stojanovic

 

Military Sayings

“The Navy ship returned fire after being fired upon.” —Charlie Brown

 

“I can’t control the winds. But I can adjust the sail.” —Ricky Skaggs

 

“I have not yet begun to fight.” —Capt. John Paul Jones

 

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Navy Quotes and Sayings -"The only easy day was yesterday." —US Navy SEAL

“The only easy day was yesterday.” —US Navy SEAL

 

Pirates Sayings“It’s better to be a pirate than to join Navy.” —Steve Jobs

 

“I’m glad I was in the Navy.” —Yogi Berra

 

Navy Sayings Hoorah - "Sail it like you stole it." —Unknown

“Sail it like you stole it.” —Unknown

 

Famous Navy Sayings - "Live Life anchored." —Unknown

“Live Life anchored.” —Unknown

 

Heroes – You will not find their names on the back of jersey.” —Unknown

 

“The purpose of the Navy is not to fight.” —Vice Admiral John Bird

 

“What did the ocean say to the other ocean? Nothing just waved!” —Unknown

 

“Navy! Never looks like it’s trying too hard – it’s understated cool.” —Unknown

 

“Keep calm and love a sailor.” —Unknown

 

“Let the sea set you free.” —Unknown

 

“Hope anchored the soul.” —Unknown

 

“Life storms prove the strength of our anchored.” —Unknown

 

Navy Sayings - "Excellence is not a skill it’s a attitude." —Unknown

 

“Excellence is not a skill it’s a attitude.” —Unknown

 

Navy Sayings

 

US Navy Sayings - "Navy Seals, and you thought the sharks were the deadliest predator in the ocean." —Unknown

“Navy Seals, and you thought the sharks were the deadliest predator in the ocean.” —Unknown

 

“I will never quit. I persevere and thrive on adversity. … If knocked down, I will get back up, every time. ” —The US Navy Seals

 

“This ship is built to fight. You’d better know how.” —Admiral Arleigh Burke

 

“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

 

Navy Quotes and Sayings - "Navy: To find us, you must be good. To catch us, you must be fast. To beat us, you must be kidding." —Unknown

“Navy: To find us, you must be good. To catch us, you must be fast. To beat us, you must be kidding.” —Unknown

 

Navy Sayings Fair Winds - "Navy Seals says when you are under pressure you don’t rise to the occasion. You sink to the level of your training. Train well." —Jon Gordon

“Navy Seals says when you are under pressure you don’t rise to the occasion. You sink to the level of your training. Train well.” —Jon Gordon

 

“The Navy speaks in symbols and you may suit what meaning you choose to the words.” —Patrick O’Brian

 

“A good Navy is not a provocation to war. It is the surest guaranty of peace.” —Theodore Roosevelt

 

“Don’t talk to me about naval tradition. It’s nothing but rum, sodomy and the lash.” —Winston Churchill

 

“A ship in port is safe; but that is not what ships are built for. Sail out to sea and do new things.” —Admiral Grace Hopper

 

“As a Navy SEAL, and sniper, one of the things I learned was that excellence matters.” —Brandon Webb

 

“The US Navy has several people on every ship that can navigate by the stars. They don’t fool with that.” —Bill Nye

 

“Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain.” —Hunter S. Thompson

 

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

 

“Cowards never start. The weak never finish. Winners never quit.” —Unknown

 

“The United States has the largest and best navy in the world.” —Robert Zubrin

 

“When we assumed the Soldier, we did not lay aside the Citizen.” —George Washington

 

“There is something about going to sea. A little bit of discipline, self-discipline and humility are required.” —Prince Andrew

 

“Those that I fight I do not hate, those that I guard I do not love.” —Wiliam Butler Yeast

 

“Stay low, go slow, shoot first, one shot, one kill, no luck, all skill.” —Unknown

 

“Believe it or not, the Navy requires plebes to actually be able to swim.” —David Robinson

 

“The navy is like a socialist country. Efficiency isn’t part of the jargon.” —James W. Blinn

 

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“Every man thinks meanly of himself for not having been a soldier, or not having been at sea.” —Unknown

 

“Set your course by the stars. Not by the lights of every passing ship.” —Omar Bradley

Navy Officers Sayings

“The difference between a good and great officer is about ten seconds.” —Admiral Arleigh Burke

 

“The more you sweat in training, the less you bleed in combat.” —Unknown

 

“No nation ought to keep a navy larger than is necessary to do police duty.” —George William Norris

 

“Obviously I was challenged by becoming a Naval aviator, by landing aboard aircraft carriers and so on.” —Alan Shepard

 

“The most advanced nations are always those who navigate the most.” —Unknown

 

“The Navy is much more than a job; much more than service to country. It is a way of life. It gets in your blood.” —Albert F. Pratt

 

“The heart and soul of a Navy SEAL is somebody who’s committed to their country and committed to their teammates.” —Howard E. Wasdin

 

“A ship is referred to as she because it costs so much to keep one in paint and powder.” —Chester Nimitz

 

“No nation ought to keep a navy larger than is necessary to do police duty.” —George William Norris

 

“The function and Navy in any future war will be to support the dominant air arm.” —Jimmy Doolittle

 

“The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.” —Calvin Coolidge

 

“It is the function of the Navy to carry the war to the enemy, so that it will not be fought on U.S. soil.” —Chester Nimitz

 

“When we assumed the Soldier, we did not lay aside the Citizen.” —George Washington

Military Sayings

“Tell the men to fire faster. Fight ’til she sinks, boys. Don’t give up the ship.” —Capt.  James Lawrence

 

“The fact that these men were wearing the uniform of United States Navy made no difference.” —Steve Sheinkin

 

“Fate whispers to the sailor “you can’t handle the storm” and the sailor whispers back to the fate “ I am the storm”.

Navy Moms Sayings

 

navy mom quotes - "Proud Navy Mom," —Unknown

“Proud Navy Mom,” —Unknown

 

Navy Farewell Sayings - "This mom loves her sailor." —Unknown

“This mom loves her sailor.” —Unknown

 

“His duty is to protect our country. My duty is to support him.” —Unknown

 

navy mom quotes - "Being a mom is a choice. Being a Navy mom is a privilege." —Unknown

“Being a mom is a choice. Being a Navy mom is a privilege.” —Unknown

 

navy mom shirts - "Navy Mom: Some people look up to their heroes.I gave birth to mine." —Unknown

“Navy Mom: Some people look up to their heroes.I gave birth to mine.” —Unknown

 

“To the world my son is just a sailor. But to me that sailor is my world.” —Unknown

 

“The hardest part is watching him walk away.” —Unknown

 

“Every day we miss our children, worry about their safety, wait for phone calls, pray for their homecoming, cry,  because our heart cannot let go, get excited over two minute call at 3 am and we know that this is nothing like sending your kid off to college.” —Unknown

 

Navy Sayings For Goodbye - "Soldiers Don’t Brag But their Moms do." —Unknown

“Soldiers Don’t Brag But their Moms do.” —Unknown

 

“I am a Navy Mom. Just like a normal Mom. Except much cooler.” —Unknown

 

Navy Seal Sayings - "Lord keep my soldier safe." —Unknown

“Lord keep my soldier safe.” —Unknown

 

US Navy Seal Sayings - "Navy Mom: I Raised a Hero." —Unknown

“Navy Mom: I Raised a Hero.” —Unknown

 

“My boy looks good in white.” —Unknown

 

“If you think having toddler is tough. wait till they come home and tell you they joined the Army.” —Unknown

 

“Proudly supporting my son as he serves.” —Unknown

 

“Some people live their whole life wondering if they will ever make a difference! My son is a Us Sailor.He doesnot have that problem. ” —The Us Navy Mom

Top Ten Navy Sayings

 

Here you will find top ten Navy sayings selected by our team.

  1. “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
  2. “Ships at a distance have every man’s wish on board.” —Zora Neale Hurston
  3. “Drinking is the soldier’s pleasure.” —John Dryden
  4. “The Navy ship returned fire after being fired upon.” —Charlie Brown
  5. “Stay low, go slow, shoot first, one shot, one kill, no luck, all skill.” —Unknown
  6. “Set your course by the stars. Not by the lights of every passing ship.” —Omar Bradley
  7. “The difference between a good and great officer is about ten seconds.” —Admiral Arleigh Burke
  8. “The Navy is much more than a job; much more than service to country. It is a way of life. It gets in your blood.” —Albert F. Pratt
  9. “It’s better to be a pirate than to join Navy.” —Steve Jobs
  10. “Tell the men to fire faster. Fight ’til she sinks, boys. Don’t give up the ship.” —Capt.  James Lawrence

 

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