Quotes containing word "sailing"

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Sell also: glide, gliding, navigation, sail, seafaring, soaring

Definitions and meanings of word "sailing"

• Noun: the work of a sailor

• Noun: riding in a sailboat

• Noun: the departure of a vessel from a port

• Noun: the activity of flying a glider

Featured authors with quotes containing word "sailing"

Arthur Ashe
one quote about sailing
American Athlete
Saturday 10 July 1943 - Saturday 6 February 1993
Connie Nielsen
one quote about sailing
Danish Actress
Born Saturday 3 July 1965
Fritz Sauckel
2 quotes about sailing
German Soldier, Criminal
Saturday 27 October 1894 - Wednesday 16 October 1946
Dennis Conner
2 quotes about sailing
American Athlete
Born Wednesday 16 December 1942
Morgan Freeman
one quote about sailing
American Actor, Director
Born Tuesday 1 June 1937
Craig Ferguson
one quote about sailing
Scottish Writer, Author, Artist, Actor, Comedian, Producer, Director
Born Thursday 17 May 1962
Thomas Merton
one quote about sailing
American Author
Sunday 31 January 1915 - Tuesday 10 December 1968
Henry Walter Bates
one quote about sailing
English Environmentalist, Explorer
Tuesday 8 February 1825 - Tuesday 16 February 1892
Dave Anderson
one quote about sailing
American Writer
Born Monday 6 May 1929
Van Wyck Brooks
one quote about sailing
American Critic, Historian
Tuesday 16 February 1886 - Thursday 2 May 1963
Noam Chomsky
one quote about sailing
American Philosopher, Critic, Historian, Scientist, Activist
Born Friday 7 December 1928

I love cities that are on the water. I love the water element, specifically the sea. I grew up on the sea and I grew up sailing - I love sailing - and the presence of the sea gives the air and the light a very special quality that I absolutely adore.

Connie Nielsen

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I keep sailing on in this middle passage. I am sailing into the wind and the dark. But I am doing my best to keep my boat steady and my sails full.

Arthur Ashe

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What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we are not able to cross the abyss that separates us from ourselves? This is the most important of all voyages of discovery, and without it, all the rest are not only useless, but disastrous.

Thomas Merton

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I think becoming an actor because it's a ridiculously insecure profession to go into. I feel very comfortable but very lucky. I think any time that you imagine that it's plain sailing for hereon in, then you're kidding yourself.

Hugh Dancy

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The effect of sailing is produced by a judicious arrangement of the sails to the direction of the wind.

William Falconer

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The fleet being thus more inclosed will more readily observe the signals, and with greater facility form itself into the line of battle a circumstance which should be kept in view in every order of sailing.

William Falconer

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They were singing, Gillette, the best a man can get, with a lot of guys hugging their fathers and sailing and riding bikes. I suddenly felt a long way from the best a man could get and I thought it would be nice to get from there to the best.

Craig Ferguson

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If you live a life of make-believe, your life isn't worth anything until you do something that does challenge your reality. And to me, sailing the open ocean is a real challenge, because it's life or death.

Morgan Freeman

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The sooner we learn to be jointly responsible, the easier the sailing will be.

Ella Maillart

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The major advances in speed of communication and ability to interact took place more than a century ago. The shift from sailing ships to telegraph was far more radical than that from telephone to email!

Noam Chomsky

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Instead of sailing off into the sunset, he hopes to sail into the next century.

Dave Anderson

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Their elegant shape, showy colours, and slow, sailing mode of flight, make them very attractive objects, and their numbers are so great that they form quite a feature in the physiognomy of the forest, compensating for the scarcity of flowers.

Henry Walter Bates

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No one is fit to judge a book until he has rounded Cape Horn in a sailing vessel, until he has bumped into two or three icebergs, until he has been lost in the sands of the desert, until he has spent a few years in the House of the Dead.

Van Wyck Brooks

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I wanted to be a doctor in sports medicine; I was into sailing and all that sort of thing.

Christopher Atkins

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My goal in sailing isn't to be brilliant or flashy in individual races, just to be consistent over the long run.

Dennis Conner

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Design has taken the place of what sailing used to be.

Dennis Conner

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I grew up on the beaches of Southern California surfing and sailing and I've always loved horses so it was part of my dream that I was able to fulfill to have horses.

Bo Derek

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It is not the ship so much as the skillful sailing that assures the prosperous voyage.

George William Curtis

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I use filming as an excuse to take classes. I got my certification in sailing for 'Wedding Crashers,' and now I can handle a 26-foot boat. I played a seamstress once, so I took sewing classes. I love dipping into these other lives.

Rachel McAdams

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Sailing is a completely new sport for me and I wasn't sure what to expect but I've definitely got the bug.

Kirsty Gallacher

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