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Pithies - All relating to sailing...

I'm (mostly) not quoting anyone because I actually doubt anything is new. Many have been around for years, some decades and maybe even one or two a century. So here goes.....

Down below on an old cruiser's boat:
I will not sell the most precious days of my life for money to support me in my least valuable years

We can't change the wind - but we can adjust our sails.

"The pessimist complains about the wind;
the optimist expects it to change;
the realist adjusts the sails." - William Arthur Ward

There is no better bilge pump than a scared sailor with a bucket.

They say that wisdon comes from learning, whic comes from expericence, which usually happens because of ignorance.

If I only get to go around once, I pray it's a big circle.

Our boat is our bedroom, the world has become our living room.

"Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks within, awakens."
Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961)

"Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks within, awakens."
Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961)

You don't know if you won't go.

there are no problemes , only solutions

Had I known I would live this long, I would have taken better care of myself


“Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward in the same direction.”

"Experience is you're reward for surviving your mistakes".

"A man with a woman can't always get a boat. A man with a boat can always get a woman."

One doesn't discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
-Andre Gide

I don't give a damn about my critics. I have yet to meet a good one.
-Ayn Rand

 

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