Top 10 Inspirational Sailing Quotes Part 1

Most of us turn to inspiration quotes to get bit of motivation when things get tough in our life. Shipping is the most challenging  industry where you face many challenges in your day to day life and need inspiration to overcome these challenges and emerge as a leader. Some such sailing quotes are so influential that can inspire people from any culture, region and sectors.

For Seafarers and other people working at sea, these quotes have proved inspirational. Let’s discuss these quotes and see how they can make a difference in inspiring someone in difficult times.

1)  If your ship doesn’t come in swim out to meet it. Make your own Opportunities. – Jonathan Winters

This motivational quote inspires us to go ahead and create the opportunities instead just waiting for the perfect opportunity.  It’s like if you don’t know how to swim then you should learn it. You just can’t wait that you will learn it at the right time. To achieve what you desire, you have to go out and make valiant effort to achieve it.  Take the advantage of the opportunity you get and don’t just wait at the dock looking at your ship sails away without you.

2)  Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship. -Benjamin Franklin

Another inspirational quote which makes us learn that small expenses may look better, but they can sink the well-being of your economy. It is advisable to take care of your expense and manage it in the best possible way.

3) A ship in port is safe but that is not what ships are built for. – Grace Hopper

An inspirational quote from one of the great authors which means that one should not afraid to take risk and should always be ready for a new adventure and to try something new.  This quote describes that ships are built to carry cargo and manage world trade not just to sit in port to be safe. Similarly, whatever you want to do, wherever you want to go, discover your sail  and set sail.

4) “The good seaman weathers the storm he cannot avoid, and avoids the storm he cannot weather.” – Unknown

Another motivational quote that inspire us to be ready to take challenges in life. We should not stay away from difficulties and avoid them rather face them with a smile. Like a good seaman never look for smooth sea to be a skilled sailor, one should not look for easy ways to achieve success.

5) “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” – Jimmy Dean

This quote makes us learn that we can’t go back and change our  past but we can adjust our future to go wherever we want to go and achieve what we aspire. No matter how many challenges comes in the way of your journey, you should give your best.

These are 5 inspirational quotes that inspire us to take things positively and be ready to take on the opportunity when it comes your way.


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Saahil Walia

I like writing about different things going around the world. Working on my writing skills and gaining experience in this new phase of life.

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