The best Quotes by William Shedd

The best Quotes by William Shedd

A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for.
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Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
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True courage is about knowing not when to take a life, but when to spare one.
Gandalf in The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey
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It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to.
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Anything is possible if you got enough nerve.
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It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
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Lord Beckett: "You're mad!"
Jack Sparrow: "Well thats good, cause if I wasn't, this'd probably never work."
Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean - Am Ende der Welt
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All our dreams can come true - if we have the courage to pursue them.
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It ain't about how hard you hit, it's about how you can get hit and keep moving forward.
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Ruin is a gift. Ruin is the road to transformation.
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"Me?", said Hermione, "Books and cleverness. There are more important things: friendship and bravery."
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Your heart is free. Have the courage to follow it.
Malcolm Wallace in Braveheart
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Well you can't never let anything happen to him. Then nothing would ever happen to him!
Dory in Finding Nemo
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You have to die a few times before you can really live.
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What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
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The guy who wants too much risks losing absolutely everything. Of course, the guy who wants too little from life might not get anything at all.
Tommy Angelo in Mafia
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Only those who will risk going too far, can possibly find out how far one can go.
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What's life without a little risk?
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In a world that's changing so quickly, you're guaranteed to fail if you don't take any risks.
Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook CEO)
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Avoiding risk is not much of a goal... whether you crawl into a hole or walk a high wire, nobody gets out of here alive. We cannot grow without challenge.
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There's a time for daring and there's a time for caution, and a wise man understands which is called for.
John Keating in Dead Poets Society
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To live is to risk it all. Otherwise you're just an inert chunk of randomly assembled molecules drifting wherever the universe blows you.
Rick Sanchez in Rick and Morty - Season 3 Episode 2
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The biggest risk is not taking any risk... In a world that's changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.
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Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging. There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God, the holy place where the Most High dwells.
Psalms - 46, 2-4
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So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation because they are conditioned to a life of security, conformity, and conservation, all of which may appear to give one peace of mind, but in reality, nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit.
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The cautious are wary of their enemies.
The wise are also wary of their friends.
Magic: The Gathering () - Cephalid Snitch
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Slow and steady may not always win the race, but at least it doesn't end up splattered on the walls.
Magic: The Gathering () - Overeager Apprentice
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They that can give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.
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There is always an opportunity for safety after danger passes.
Do we want to be safe? Or free? The choice is ours.
If you do not think about your future, you cannot have one.
Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
The safety of the people shall be the highest law.
The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.
Tyrion: "If the ship goes down, I'll go with it."
Varys: "That is good to hear. Though I'm sure many captains say the same while their ship is afloat."
Lord Varys in Game of Thrones - Season 2 Episode 9
Captains always favor the ship over the crew.
Jules Verne once wrote, "Put two ships in the open sea without wind or tide, it will come together." That’s how my parents met. Like two ships destined for each other.
Arthur Curry in Aquaman
No one would have crossed the ocean if he could have gotten off the ship in the storm.
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When your ship's taking on water, you don't jump. You grab a bucket.
Seth Wright in Designated Survivor - Season 1 Episode 13
Nothing gives me as much pleasure as travelling. I love getting on trains and boats and planes.
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If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever.
Edith Crawley: "[About the Titanic] I thought it was supposed to be unsinkable."
Robert Crawley: "Every mountain is unclimbable until someone climbs it; so every ship is unsinkable until it sinks."
Robert Crawley in Downton Abbey - Season 1 Episode 1
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Will Turner: "We're going to steal a ship? That ship?"
Jack Sparrow: "Commandeer. We're going to commandeer that ship. Nautical term."
Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean
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If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.
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Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024
We've had a lot of away games in the Champions League this season where we've heard the fans. When I think of the game in Newcastle, where you can hear our fans the whole time, even though it was said beforehand that Newcastle is the loudest stadium in England – that's really saying something. We are looking forward to our fans, they will deliver again in Paris.
I felt like a child amongst all the established players. First of all I had to prove myself in training and earn respect and over several months show what I was capable of.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021
Recently, on my 18th birthday, my mother showed me a note from my time at primary school. We had to write down what we wanted to be. The only thing I'd written was: football player. I really did always want that and started early on to kick everything I came across: balloons, balls and anything else lying around the house. There was a lot flying about at our place.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021
Your mom's so fat, even in Minecraft she appears round.

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