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Grace Hopper Quotes
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A ship in port is safe,
but that's not what ships are built for.
Sail out to sea and do new things.
- Grace Hopper

If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it.
It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.
- Grace Hopper

Humans are allergic to change.
They love to say, "We've always done it this way."
- Grace Hopper

It is often easier to ask for forgiveness
than to ask for permission.
- Grace Hopper


 

You manage things, you lead people.
- Grace Hopper

One accurate measurement is worth a thousand expert opinions.
- Grace Hopper

Don't try to manage people;
You manage things; You lead people.
- Grace Hopper


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The most dangerous phrase in the language is,
"We've always done it this way."
- Grace Hopper

If you do something once,
people will call it an accident.
If you do it twice, t
hey call it a coincidence.
But do it a third time, and
you've just proven a natural law.
- Grace Hopper

I handed my passport to the immigration officer,
and he looked at it and looked at me and said,
"What are you?"
- Grace Hopper

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott PHOTO

A ship in harbor is safe -
but that is not what ships are for.
- John A. Shedd PHOTO

I sail the seas of life as the MASTER of my ship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Know that you sail the seas of life
as the master of your own ship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I alone am the MASTER of my ship of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor,
nor should life rest on a single hope.
- Epictetus

The sincere friends of this world are as ship lights
in the stormiest of nights.
- Giotto di Bondone

He who loves practice without theory
is like the sailor who boards ship
without a rudder and compass
and never knows where he may cast.
- Leonardo da Vinci

We should not moor a ship with one anchor,
or our life with one hope.
- Epictetus

Creating a believable world on the ship was very important,
and technically they got better and better and better at showing the ship too.
- Patrick Stewart

Whoever looks at America will see: the ship is powered by stupidity,
corruption, or prejudice.
- Johann Most

It sounds mercenary and it smacks of rats leaving the sinking ship.
But get real, when everyone is bailing out,
you don't want to be the last man standing.
- Robbie Fowler

It is not the ship so much as the skillful sailing
that assures the prosperous voyage.
- George William Curtis

Every government has as much of a duty to avoid war
as a ship's captain has to avoid a shipwreck.
- Guy de Maupassant

We did not all come over on the same ship,
but we are all in the same boat.
- Bernard Baruch

One ship drives east and other drives west by the same winds that blow.
It's the set of the sails and not the gales that determines the way they go.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

The only safe ship in a storm is leadership.
- Faye Wattleton

I was deposed in association with a case involving the Golden Venture,
a ship which smuggled Chinese aliens into the United
States about eight or nine ago.
- Rand Beers

Don't worry, be crappy.
Revolutionary means you ship and then test...
Lots of things made the first Mac in 1984 a piece of crap -
but it was a revolutionary piece of crap.
- Guy Kawasaki

Often undecided whether to desert a sinking ship for
one that might not float,
he would make up his mind to sit on the wharf for a day.
- Lord Beaverbrook

All we had aboard the ship that morning was one Annapolis
graduate and three reserves.
- Barney Ross

Four hoarse blasts of a ship's whistle still raise
the hair on my neck and set my feet to tapping.
- John Steinbeck

I can't tell you how much we laughed on the set to
have Alec Guinness in a scene with a big,
furry dog that's flying a space ship.
- Mark Hamill

Admire a small ship, but put your freight in a large one;
for the larger the load,
the greater will be the profit upon profit.
- Hesiod

The rules of navigation never navigated a ship.
The rules of architecture never built a house.
- Thomas Reid

A ship is always referred to as "she" because it costs
so much to keep one in paint and powder.
- Chester W. Nimitz

Yet the evil still increased, and, like the parasite of barnacles on a ship,
if it did not destroy the structure,
it obstructed its fair,
comfortable progress in the path of life.
- William Banting

I have vertigo.
Vertigo makes it feel like the floor is pitching up and down.
Things seem to be spinning.
It's like standing on the deck of a ship in really high seas.
- Laura Hillenbrand

The ship was masted according to the proportion of the navy;
but on my application the masts were shortened,
as I thought them too much for her, considering the nature of the voyage.
- William Bligh

Hence a ship is said to head the sea,
when her course is opposed to the setting or direction of the surges.
- William Falconer

Anybody can pilot a ship when the sea is calm.
- Navjot Singh Sidhu

His style has the desperate jauntiness of an orchestra
fiddling away for dear life on a sinking ship.
- Edmund Wilson

When we started out in '64, um, I was playing Number One,
which was a woman second in command of a star ship.
- Majel Barrett

But Ship Who Sang remains my favorite story.
I really rocked folks with that and still cannot read
it aloud myself without weeping at the end.
- Anne McCaffrey

A ship has a soul.
- John Rhodes Sturdy

If I had my will I would live in a ship on the sea,
and never come nearer to humanity than that!
- Eleonora Duse

Around the property I have here, I'm about to put an all weather race track.
I'm about to build stables.
I'm about to ship over a couple of my thoroughbreds from England.
- Davy Jones

A sailing ship is no democracy; you don't caucus a
crew as to where you'll go anymore than you inquire
when they'd like to shorten sail.
- Sterling Hayden

We were wavering around like a ship without a sail.
- Judy Holliday

It is a ship with a great deal of sail but a very shallow keel.
- Robert Bork

It so happened that I was on a German sailing vessel
on the way to Australia when the ship was captured,
and on the high seas I was made prisoner by the French.
- Fritz Sauckel

If the workers took a notion they could stop all speeding trains;
every ship upon the ocean they can tie with mighty chains.
- Joe Hill

Qmail out of the box works fine, so people will want
to use it regardless of licensing restrictions,
even when the software does not ship with their system software.
- Wietse Venema

The ship was named the Bounty: I was appointed to command
her on the 16th of August 1787.
- William Bligh

I must go down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the sky;
and all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by.
- John Masefield

Remember Star Trek? They're on this huge ship and they've got all these people,
right? But you only see them, maybe they go on some
mission and one of them gets killed.
- Josh Holloway

Not only I lost what I had in the ship,
but from the captain and the company generally what
was good or worth the taking was carried away;
all which was done unknown to the emperor.
- Will Adams

When I lost my rifle, the Army charged me 85 dollars.
That is why in the Navy the Captain goes down with the ship.
- Dick Gregory

We poison our lives with fear of burglary and shipwreck,
and, ask anyone, the house is never burgled,
and the ship never goes down.
- Jean Anouilh

This little ship you sent is more wonderful than the
big one that takes me away from you.
- Charles Frohman

A bigger business is like a cruise ship:
There are lots of amenities and you can go a lot further,
but it's harder to turn quickly.
- Tony Hsieh

On the 28th the ship's company received two months pay in advance,
and on the following morning we worked out to St.
Helen's, where we were obliged to anchor.
- William Bligh

No captain can do very wrong if he places his ship
alongside that of the enemy.
- Horatio Nelson

We have our factory, which is called a stage.
We make a product, we color it, we title it and we ship it out in cans.
- Cary Grant

Build a rocket ship and leave the earth!
- Jon Heder

To compel the nation with challenge the traditional
American doctrine of freedom of the seas,
every man and every ship in the navy is solemnly pledged.
- Josephus Daniels

A small leak can sink a great ship.
- Benjamin Franklin

The head of a ship however has not always an immediate relation to her name,
at least in the British navy.
- William Falconer

If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship,
he would keep it in port forever.
- Thomas Aquinas

A man without a goal is like a ship without a rudder.
- Thomas Carlyle

A soul without a high aim is like a ship without a rudder.
- Eileen Caddy


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