He is the best sailor who can steer within the fewest points of the wind, and exact a motive power out of the greatest obstacles.
If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.
Flying may not be all plain sailing, but the fun of it is worth the price.
Sailing into destiny Closer to the Heart RUSH
Were this world an endless pain, and by sailing eastward we could forever reach new distances, and discover sights more sweet and strange than any Cyclades or Islands of King Solomon, then there were promise in the voyage.
Hey, like, sailing is really far out, man, said Tom hypnotically.
Go small, go simple, go now
A war of ideas can no more be won without books than a naval war can be won without ships. Books, like ships, have the toughest armor, the longest cruising range, and mount the most powerful guns.
Just about a month from now I'm set adrift, with a diploma for a sail and lots of nerve for oars.
My woman has a wandering eye;Yarrow, thyme and thorn.She eyes the ocean and the skyWhile stitching sails, forlorn.I got a kiss, and then a tearAs she bade me go;But on the waves, my heart's in fear:My woman's in the know.
hark, now hear the sailors cry, smell the sea, and feel the sky let your soul
and I shall watch the ferry boats, and they'll get high, on a bluer ocean against tomorrow's sky. and i will never grow so old again, and i will walk and talk, in gardens all wet with rain...
Just because I am paranoid does not mean that someone is not out to get me
She watched the gap between ship and shore grow to a huge gulf. Perhaps this was a little like dying, the departed no longer visible to the others, yet both still existed, only in different worlds.
Back on the ferry, I sip some vodka on the rocks and have a chat with God.Me: (desperately) What the *