Ship Quotes

Scott Westerfeld

And a special thanks for not burning up the whole ship. Including yourself, you daft bum-rag.


A sailor chooses the wind that takes the ship from a safe port. Ah, yes, but once you're abroad, as you have seen, winds have a mind of their own. Be careful, Charlotte, careful of the wind you choose.

Richie Norton

It's called entrepreneurSHIP, not entrepreneurSTAY. Don't wait. Just ship.

Michael Ondaatje

Miss Lasqueti consumed mostly crime thrillers, which constantly seemed to disappoint her. I suspect that for her the world was more accidental than any book’s plot. Twice I saw her so irritated by a mystery that she half rose from the shadow of her chair and flung the paperback over the railing into the sea.

Eva Ibbotson

Ms. Wrack's mother, Mrs. Wrack, had been a mermaid: a proper one who lived on a rock and combed her hair and sang. But sailors had never been lured to their doom by her, partly because she looked like the back of a bus and partly because modern ships are so high out of the water that they never even saw her

Ryan Lilly

Don't simply dream, create. Don't simply create, ship. Don't simply ship, dream.

Heather Vogel Frederick

Papa was right, after all. A ship's crew was like a family, and together we had done what we never could have managed alone.

Jennifer Lane

Friendship is the best kind of ship.

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