Quotes of the Day for 4 August 2000 – Ships
Because one reader wrote that she loved boat quotes (and sent me a few new ones), and also as I note that today is the anniversary of the 1790 founding of the Revenue Marine Service (now the US Coast Guard), I'll continue our nautical theme another day.
If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people together to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
A ship in harbour is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.
- William Shedd
We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
I have a feeling that when my ship comes in, I'll be at the airport.
- Charles Monroe Schultz
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