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Quotes of Ships

  1. 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
  2. Men of sense often learn from their enemies. It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war. – Aristophanes
  3. 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
  4. There's huge, massive mother ships going up to the Yukon. They've been filmed and are on video. – Dan Aykroyd
  5. 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
  6. '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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. The reason given by the President in asking Congress to declare war against Germany is that the German government has declared certain war zones, within which, by the use of submarines, she sinks, without notice, American ships and destroys American lives. – George William Norris
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Everything was black in the harbor, but there were still some fires burning on the ships – Barney Ross
  13. 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
  14. If the British Fleet were lost or captured, the Atlantic might be dominated by Germany, a power hostile to our way of life, controlling in that event most of the ships and shipbuilding facilities of Europe. – Wendell L. Wilkie

Usage examples for Ships

  1. We must have more ships – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  2. You know about ships – The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor
  3. Now is a good time for the Protector to send some ships towards these parts. – A Journal of the Swedish Embassy in the Years 1653 and 1654, Vol II. by Bulstrode Whitelocke
  4. I will go up to Jubator myself some day when dey gits de air ships going safe. – Letters of the Motor Girl by Ethellyn Gardner
  5. We took order to send to the Plantations, that none of their ships should venture homeward single, but stay for company and convoys. – British Committees, Commissions, and Councils of Trade and Plantations, 1622-1675 by Charles M. Andrews
  6. Fruit late mid- season, keeps and ships well. – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  7. And you may be sure that I shall push you on if you deserve it as fast as possible; and it may be that in another ten years you will be in command of one of my ships – A Chapter of Adventures by G. A. Henty
  8. Their opinion was that the ships they had seen ahead were English, or they would not have gone out of their course to avoid them. – Paddy Finn by W. H. G. Kingston
  9. Now does that come from all the ships that have gone down? – Pelle the Conqueror, Vol. 2 by Martin Anderson Nexo
  10. The Yankees sure are kind, presentin' us with a couple of ships jus' outta the goodness of their hearts. – Ride Proud, Rebel! by Andre Alice Norton
  11. And the ships that came from England, When the winter months were gone, Brought no tidings of this vessel Nor of Master Lamberton. – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  12. Mount Heemskirk and Mount Zeehan, after Tasman's ships – The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders by Ernest Scott
  13. So a good many ships make one club, do they? – Phemie Frost's Experiences by Ann S. Stephens
  14. The number of these ships shows the importance attached to the duty. – Lessons of the war with Spain and other articles by Alfred T. Mahan
  15. You know I have never been in one of these new ships of yours. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science July 1930 by Various
  16. How could he get the news before the English ships should get there? – Stories of American Life and Adventure by Edward Eggleston
  17. They had been in this situation seven hours, when a boat arrived, sent from the ships in search of them. – History of the Buccaneers of America by James Burney
  18. And when they came to the sea, so great was the press among them to get to the ships that more than ten- thousand died in the water. – Journeys Through Bookland Volume Four by Charles H. Sylvester
  19. Ships of the Desert they were indeed! – The Story of Wool by Sara Ware Bassett
  20. Money, food and ships are the things most needed. – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller

Rhymes for Ships