These timeless quotes reflect the passion of seafarers all through time.
“Now that I’ve had a taste of it, I’ve no wonder you love boating, Mister Alnutt” From John Huston’s 1914 movie starring Katherine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart.
“Knowledge of the sea never comes amiss to a seaman.”
“Think, if you like, of the distance we have come, but never let your mind run forward faster than your vessel.”
“The sea is cold, but the sea contains the hottest blood of all, And the wildest, the most urgent.”
~D.H. Lawrence 1933
“A man who would not fight for a galleon would fight for nothing at all!”
~Admiral Sir Charles Wager ~ 1746
“They change their skies, but not their souls who run across the sea.”
~Horace~Roman Poet 65 B.C
“God dam them thare should bee noe more Comittees nor Councell. Hee that had ye Longest sword should carray it. And his woard should be ye Law.”
~Mutineers aboard the Marquess 1708