quotes tagged with 'ships'

"A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for."

Author: John Augustus Shedd, Source: Salt from My Attic (1928), The Mosher Press, Portland, Maine; cited in The Yale Book of Quotations (2006) ed. Fred R. Shapiro, p. 705Saved by bhquoty in risk ships adventure 5 years ago[save this] [permalink]

"With his marine clocks, John Harrison tested the waters of space-time. He succeeded, against all odds, in using the fourth--temporal--dimension to link points on the three-dimensional globe. He wrested the world's whereabouts from the stars, and locked the secret in a pocket watch."

Author: Dava Sobel, Source: "Longitude", pg. 175Saved by bhquoty in ocean time ships clocks seafaring 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

"They that go down to the Sea in Ships, that do business in great waters, these see the works of the Lord, and His wonders in the deep."

Author: Old Testament, Source: Psalms 107:23-24Saved by bhquoty in ocean ships handofthelord 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

"And since time sets its own tempo, like a heartbeat or an ebb tide, timepieces don't really keep time. They just keep up with it, if they're able."

Author: Dava Sobel, Source: "Longitude"Saved by bhquoty in time ships longitude navigation 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

"If we live by the Savior's teachings, we will with surety find a safe harbor in this life and in the eternities to come."

Author: Joseph B. Wirthlin, Source: Ensign, May 2000, pg. 61Saved by bhquoty in obedience savior ships 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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