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In the road ships must ride in 30, 40, or 50 fathom water, not above half a mile from the shore at farthest: and if there are many ships they must ride close one by another. (Quote by - William Dampier)

Ships at a distance have every man's wish on board. (Quote by - Zora Neale Hurston)

Ships are but boards, sailors but men. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

The Liner she's a lady, an' she never looks nor 'eeds-- The Man-o'-War's 'er 'usband an' 'e gives 'er all she needs; But, oh, the little cargo-boats, that sail the wet seas roun', They're just the same as you an' me, a'-plyin' up an' down. (Quote by - Rudyard Kipling)

There's not a ship that sails the ocean, But every climate, every soil, Must bring its tribute, great or small, And help to build the wooden wall! (Quote by - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

We have nine ships and in the next two years will have ten, eleven and twelve. So things are going very nicely and all because of that program that people thought was mindless and so forth. (Quote by - Gavin MacLeod)

The ships we sank with women and children aboard. The lifeboats we shelled. Mmm... we were good at that. (Quote by - Emeric Pressburger)

And let our barks across the pathless flood Hold different courses. (Quote by - Sir Walter Scott)

A modern fleet of ships does not so much make use of the sea as exploit a highway. (Quote by - Joseph Conrad)

I grew up in the suburbs of Sydney, an arid kind of place, but every day I took the ferry across the harbour to get to school. I'd watch the ships coming in and going out. (Quote by - Pamela Stephenson)

For why drives on that ship so fast, Without or wave or wind? The air is cut away before, And closes from behind. (Quote by - Samuel Taylor Coleridge)

We are so appreciative of the men and women in uniform who are protecting us, whether in Afghanistan or Iraq or on ships around the world. For our security, they are taking the offensive to the terrorists overseas. (Quote by - George Allen)

They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters: These see the works of the Lord, and his wonders in the deep. (Quote by - Bible)

In the 19th Century people were looking for the Northwest Passage. Ships were lost and brave people were killed, but that doesn't mean we never went back to that part of the world again, and I consider it the same in space exploration. (Quote by - John L. Phillips)

We too could wrest iron from the bowels of the earth and fashion it into ships and machines. (Quote by - Jose C. Orozco)

We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now. (Quote by - Martin Luther King, Jr.)

Dozens of nations have agreed to join in monitoring and, if necessary, intercepting and boarding ships on the high seas in the event they are suspected of engaging in one or both of these threatening activities. (Quote by - Frank Gaffney)

Nuclear fusion of light elements like hydrogen or helium would permit approaching the speed of light. It seems very attractive to refuel your space ships where the fuel is. (Quote by - Wilson Greatbatch)

Of whatsoever number a fleet of ships of war is composed, it is usually divided into three squadrons; and these, if numerous, are again separated into divisions. (Quote by - William Falconer)

By this time it was past six, and the enemy's van and ours were at too great a distance to engage, I perceived some of their ships stretching to the northward; and I imagined they were going to form a new line. (Quote by - John Byng)

She comes majestic with her swelling sails, The gallant Ship: along her watery way, Homeward she drives before the favouring gales; Now flirting at their length the streamers play, And now they ripple with the ruffling breeze. (Quote by - Robert Southey)

Adventure Bay is a convenient and safe place for any number of ships to take in wood and water during the summer months: but in the winter, when the southerly winds are strong, the surf, on all parts of the shore, makes the landing exceedingly troublesome. (Quote by - William Bligh)

Everything was black in the harbor, but there were still some fires burning on the ships. (Quote by - Barney Ross)

There breaks in every Gloucester wave A windowed woman's heart. (Quote by - Elizabeth Ward)

It would have been as though he [President Andrew Johnson] were in a boat of stone with masts of steel, sails of lead, ropes of iron, the devil at the helm, the wrath of God for a breeze, and hell for his destination. (Quote by - Emery Alexander Storrs)


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