A lot of people ask me if I were shipwrecked, and could only have one book, what would it be? I always say “How to Build a Boat.”
Boats - Boating Quotes
So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past. (“The Great Gatsby”)
Ideas of Paradise are exceedingly various. To the Ancients Paradise meant a dolce far niente in the Elysian fields…. The Scythians believed in a Paradise of immortal drunkenness and drinking blood out of the skulls of their enemies…. To some I believe Paradise means yachting, and for my own part, I think a 200 ton […]
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
Some day my ship will come in, and with my luck I’ll be at the airport.
To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it,—but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.