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" Among the seascapes, I am doing the regattas of Le Havre with many figures on the beach and the outer harbor covered with small sails. "
" Happiness is brief. It will not stay. God batters at its sails. "
" He who rides the sea of the Nile must have sails woven of patience. "
" He who studies medicine without books sails an uncharted sea, but he who studies medicine without patients does not go to sea at all. "
" If my ship sails from sight, it doesn't mean my journey ends, it simply means the river bends. "
" I'm a TV junkie, so it's hard to choose just one. Currently I'm a slave to 'Black Sails,' 'Vikings,' 'Game of Thrones' and 'The Mindy Project.' "
" I'm not a big fan of kids' movies that have this knowing snarkiness to them or this post-modern take on storytelling. I think that sails right over the heads of most kids. There's something to be said for a well-told fairy tale. There's a reason that these mythic stories stay with us. "
John C. Reilly
" It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go. "
" I wanted to sail when I was in grammar school and well remember memorizing the names of the sails from the Merriam-Webster's ponderous dictionary in the library. Now I am actually at sea - as a passenger, of course, but at sea nevertheless - and bound for Ecuador. "
" Nothing beats a private visit to Number Ten or Chequers to take the wind out of rebellious sails. "
" One ship drives east and other drives west by the same winds that blow. It's the set of the sails and not the gales that determines the way they go. "
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
" Some people may say my curved panels look like sails. Well, I am a sailor, so I guess I probably do use that metaphor in my work - though not consciously. "
" Success soon palls. The joyous time is when the breeze first strikes your sails, and the waters rustle under your bows. "
" The effect of sailing is produced by a judicious arrangement of the sails to the direction of the wind. "
" The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. "
William Arthur Ward
" There is no trophy for the team that sails the most. "
" We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails. "
" What is there more unruly than the sea, with its winds, its tornadoes, and its tempests? And yet in what department of her works has Nature been more seconded by the ingenuity of man than in this, by his inventions of sails and of oars? "
Pliny the Elder
" When you do a record like 'Talk,' and you're happy with it, and it reaches your ambitions and then doesn't sell as well as you wanted, it kind of takes the wind out of your sails a little. "
" Wisdom sails with wind and time. "
" You don't want to throw out a good idea and have nobody get excited about it. It takes the wind out of your sails. "
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