Ship Quotes

There is no unhappiness like the misery of sighting land (and work) again after a cheerful, careless voyage.

A Ship under sail and a big-bellied Woman, Are the handsomest two things that can be seen common.

As far as sinking a ship with a bomb is concerned, you just can’t do it.

Many little leaks may sink a ship.

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.”

A great ship asks deep water.

The most important ship in the future will be a ship to carry planes. (to an American reporter, 1915)

It is cheering to see that the rats are still around – the ship is not sinking.

“Captain, how often does a little ship like this sink?” “Usually just once.”

Ay, tear her tattered ensign down! Long has it waved on high, And many an eye has danced to see That banner in the sky; Beneath it rung the battle shout, And burst the cannon’s roar; The meteor of the ocean air Shall sweep the clouds no more. Her deck, once red with heroes’ blood, […]