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O pilot! 'tis a fearful night, There's danger on the deep. (Quote by - Thomas Haynes Bayly)

How Bishop Aiden foretold to certain seamen a storm that would happen, and gave them some holy oil to lay it. (Quote by - Bede)

O'er the glad waters of the dark blue sea, Our thoughts as boundless, and our souls as free, Far as the breeze can bear, the billows foam, Survey our empire, and behold our home! (Quote by - Lord Byron)

Here's to the pilot that weathered the storm. (Quote by - George Canning)

Soon shall thy arm, unconquered steam, afar Drag the slow barge, or drive the rapid car; Or on wide waving wings expanded bear The flying chariot through the fields of air. (Quote by - Erasmus Darwin)

For they say there's a Providence sits up aloft To keep watch for the life of poor Jack. (Quote by - Charles Dibdin)

There's a sweet little cherub that sits up aloft, To keep watch for the life of poor Jack. (Quote by - Charles Dibdin)

Skill'd in the globe and sphere, he gravely stands, And, with his compass, measures seas and lands. (Quote by - John Dryden)

The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators. (Quote by - Edward Gibbon)

Oh, I am a cook and a captain bold And the mate of the Nancy brig, And a bo'sun tight and a midshipmite And the crew of the captain's gig. (Quote by - William S. Gilbert)

Thus, I steer my bark, and sail On even keel, with gentle gale. (Quote by - Matthew Green)

Though pleas'd to see the dolphins play, I mind my compass and my way. (Quote by - Matthew Green)

What though the sea be calm? trust to the shore, Ships have been drown'd, where late they danc'd before. (Quote by - Robert Herrick)

Yet the best pilots have need of mariners, besides sails, anchor and other tackle. (Quote by - Ben Jonson)

Some love to roam o'er the dark sea's foam, Where the shrill winds whistle free. (Quote by - Charles Mackay)

Thus far we run before the wind. (Quote by - Arthur Murphy)

We have ploughed the vast ocean in a fragile bark. (Quote by - Ovid)

Ye gentlemen of England That live at home at ease, Ah! little do you think upon The dangers of the seas. (Quote by - Martyn Parker)

A strong nor'wester's blowing, Bill! Hark! don't ye hear it roar now? Lord help 'em, how I pities them Unhappy folks on shore now! (Quote by - Martyn Parker)

Why does pouring Oil on the Sea make it Clear and Calm? Is it that the winds, slipping the smooth oil, have no force, nor cause any waves? (Quote by - Plutarch)

A young sailor boy came to see me to-day. It pleases me to have these lads seek me on their return from their first voyage, and tell me how much they have learned about navigation. (Quote by - Maria Mitchell)

History is a guide to navigation in perilous times. History is who we are and why we are the way we are. (Quote by - David C. McCullough)

In the underlying bill, I think the authors of the legislation, those in support of it, understand the use of the Mississippi River. Yes, there is commercial navigation on it, and there will be tomorrow. (Quote by - Ron Kind)

Navigation is power of a limited sort - it enables us to manage the immensity of the media torrent. (Quote by - Todd Gitlin)

Our old site did not have very good support for the disabled, but our new site should soon have much better support. With all of our content in divs now, we can hide all but the relevant chunks of content and navigation with a simple alternate CSS file. (Quote by - Mike Davidson)


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