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  • John A. Shedd
    John A. Shedd
    American author and professor 1859-1928
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    A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.
  • Arnold Toynbee
    Arnold Toynbee
    British economic historian and social reformer 1852-1883
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    Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
  • Alexander Dubcek
    Alexander Dubcek
    Czechoslovak and Slovak politician 1921-1992
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    After Barbarossa and Pearl Harbor, the war tide slowly turned against the Axis.
  • Bruce Cockburn
    Bruce Cockburn
    Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist 1945-
    Bruce Cockburn
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    All the diamonds in this world
    That mean anything to me
    Are conjured up
    by wind and sunlight sparkling on the sea
    I ran aground in a harbor town
    Lost the taste for being free
    Thank God he sent some gull chased ship
    To carry me to sea...
    Source: Salt,Sun and Time (1974) All the Diamonds in the World, Track 1
  • Barney Ross
    Barney Ross
    American professional boxer 1909-1967
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    Everything was black in the harbor, but there were still some fires burning on the ships.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
    Seneca
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    If a man knows not what harbor he seeks, any wind is the right wind.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
    George Orwell
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    Ignorance and prejudice are the ballast of our ship of state - however, ships without ballast are not seaworthy and cannot sail in the tempests, nor reach a safe harbor.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    In more than 500 instances, from the Gulf of Alaska to Bar Harbor, Maine, FEMA has remapped waterfront properties from the highest-risk flood zone, saving the owners as much as 97 percent on the premiums they pay into the financially strained National Flood Insurance Program.
  • Bill Shuster
    Bill Shuster
    American politician and lobbyist 1961-
    Bill Shuster
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    It is only reasonable that our laws do not force our country to provide safe harbor to those individuals that are being sought out by their governments due to their terrorist ties.
  • David J. Schwartz
    David J. Schwartz
    American motivational writer and coach 1927-1987
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    It is well to respect the leader. Learn from him. Observe him. Study him. But don't worship him. Believe you can surpass. Believe you can go beyond. Those who harbor the second-best attitude are invariably second-best doers.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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    Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.
  • Burt Bacharach
    Burt Bacharach
    American composer, songwriter and pianist 1928-
    Burt Bacharach
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    Somewhere there's a happy harbor
    far from the storm.
    Out where the sun shines there is someone
    I'm meant to adore,
    and I know the day I find her,
    I'll smile once more.
    Source: Song Nikki
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
    Henry Ward Beecher
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    The Bible is God's chart for you to steer by, to keep you from the bottom of the sea, and to show you where the harbor is, and how to reach it without running on rocks or bars.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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    The course of my long life hath reached at last in fragile bark over a tempestuous sea the common harbor, where must rendered be account for all the actions of the past.
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