Quotations on Ships

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We are so appreciative of the men and women in uniform who are protecting us, whether in Afghanistan or Iraq or on ships around the world. For our security, they are taking the offensive to the terrorists overseas.
- George Allen
(Keywords: Men, Women, Afghanistan, Iraq, Security, Ships, World)

Science Fiction is not just about the future of space ships travelling to other planets, it is fiction based on science and I am using science as my basis for my fiction, but it's the science of prehistory - palaeontology and archaeology - rather than astronomy or physics.
- Jean M. Auel
(Keywords: Science, Astronomy, Fiction, Future, Physics, Ships, Space)

Adventure Bay is a convenient and safe place for any number of ships to take in wood and water during the summer months: but in the winter, when the southerly winds are strong, the surf, on all parts of the shore, makes the landing exceedingly troublesome.
- William Bligh
(Keywords: Adventure, Ships, Summer, Water, Winter, Wood)

My experience of ships is that on them one makes an interesting discovery about the world. One finds one can do without it completely.
- Malcolm Bradbury
(Keywords: Experience, Discovery, Ships, World)

We will build new ships to carry man forward into the universe, to gain a new foothold on the moon and to prepare for new journeys to the worlds beyond our own.
- George W. Bush
(Keywords: Gain, Man, Moon, Ships, Universe, Will)

'The time has come,' the walrus said, 'to talk of many things: of shoes and ships - and sealing wax - of cabbages and kings.'
- Lewis Carroll
(Keywords: Time, Kings, Ships, Talk)

In the road ships must ride in 30, 40, or 50 fathom water, not above half a mile from the shore at farthest: and if there are many ships they must ride close one by another.
- William Dampier
(Keywords: Road, Ships, Water)

It was a great experience for a kid, because it was a bunch of kids playing on pirate ships and water slides, so looking back on it, it was the fondest experience of my childhood.
- Corey Feldman
(Keywords: Experience, Childhood, Kids, Ships, Water)

Nuclear fusion of light elements like hydrogen or helium would permit approaching the speed of light. It seems very attractive to refuel your space ships where the fuel is.
- Wilson Greatbatch
(Keywords: Light, Ships, Space)

To send our troops, our ships, our planes to this war is ridiculous.
- John Hewson
(Keywords: War, Ships, Troops)

Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, only a signal shown, and a distant voice in the darkness; So on the ocean of life, we pass and speak one another, only a look and a voice, then darkness again and a silence.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Keywords: Life, Darkness, Night, Ocean, Ships, Silence, Voice)

We have nine ships and in the next two years will have ten, eleven and twelve. So things are going very nicely and all because of that program that people thought was mindless and so forth.
- Gavin MacLeod
(Keywords: Thought, People, Ships, Will, Years)

I'm not the best audience for that because I'm not a great science-fiction fan. I just never got off on space ships and space costumes, things like that.
- Gary Oldman
(Keywords: Science, Ships, Space)

In the 19th Century people were looking for the Northwest Passage. Ships were lost and brave people were killed, but that doesn't mean we never went back to that part of the world again, and I consider it the same in space exploration.
- John L. Phillips
(Keywords: People, Exploration, Ships, Space, World)

I'd much rather be a woman than a man. Women can cry, they can wear cute clothes, and they're the first to be rescued off sinking ships.
- Gilda Radner
(Keywords: Women, Clothes, Cute, First, Man, Ships, Woman)

I think experience has shown that privateers have done more toward distressing the trade of our enemies, and furnishing these States with necessaries, than Continental Ships of the same force.
- William Whipple
(Keywords: Experience, Enemies, Force, Ships, states, Trade)

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