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Quotes of voyages

  1. The great difference between voyages rests not with the ships, but with the people you meet on them. – Amelia Barr
  2. The object of all the former voyages to the South Seas undertaken by the command of his present majesty, has been the advancement of science and the increase of knowledge. – William Bligh
  3. Art hurts. Art urges voyages and it is easier to stay at home. – Gwendolyn Brooks
  4. Imagination is as good as many voyages and how much cheaper! – George William Curtis
  5. The greatest explorer on this earth never takes voyages as long as those of the man who descends to the depth of his heart. – Julien Green
  6. The man who voyages strange seas must of necessity be a little unsure of himself. It is the man with the flashy air of knowing everything, who is always with it, that we should beware of. – Fred Hoyle
  7. As soon as the news of the Cabot voyages reached the King of Portugal he arranged to send an expedition of discovery to the far north -west, perhaps to find a northern sea route to Eastern Asia. – Harry Johnston
  8. What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we are not able to cross the abyss that separates us from ourselves? This is the most important of all voyages of discovery, and without it, all the rest are not only useless, but disastrous. – Thomas Merton
  9. If we must not act save on a certainty, we ought not to act on religion, for it is not certain. But how many things we do on an uncertainty, sea voyages battles! – Blaise Pascal
  10. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its five year mission... to boldly go where no man has gone before. – Gene Roddenberry
  11. We have found that morals are not, like bacon, to be cured by hanging; nor, like wine, to be improved by sea voyages nor, like honey, to be preserved in cells. – William Taylor

Usage examples for voyages

  1. He had made many voyages to Australia and other countries, and risked his life in ships that were anything but seaworthy. – The Second String by Nat Gould
  2. He made many successful voyages and augmented his wealth to such a degree that he added greatly to the family possessions. – Historic Homes by Mary H. Northend
  3. She went two voyages as the Berwick store- ship; and without any repairs she was reported, when the present expedition was thought of, as fit for the voyage to New Holland, when she was named The Sirius. – An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island by John Hunter
  4. His constant voyages during the past twelve years had probably prevented him from entering into this estate before. – The Makers of Canada: Champlain by N. E. Dionne
  5. There was scarcely a man among them but had made several voyages with him, and they well knew the danger that attended a journey through that part of the island, and the fate that awaited their chief if he should fall into the hands of the Spaniards. – A Voyage with Captain Dynamite by Charles Edward Rich
  6. Returning from one of his voyages with a pretty good sum of money in his pocket, he resolved to visit his mother and give it to her. – The Lighthouse by Robert Ballantyne
  7. I come now to the evil, as it has been proved to arise in the third case; or to consider the situation of the unhappy victims of the trade, when their painful voyages are over, or after they have been landed upon their destined shores. – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade by the British Parliament (1808), Vol. I by Thomas Clarkson
  8. No accounts of storms are received during their voyages yet they never reach port; undoubtedly many of them wind up in the graveyard of the Sargasso. – The Boy Aviators' Treasure Quest by Captain Wilbur Lawton (pseudonym for John Henry Goldfrap)
  9. His career was crowded with adventures: war, perilous voyages explorations of unknown coasts, encounters with savages, shipwreck and imprisonment are the elements which go to make up his story. – The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders by Ernest Scott
  10. I believe he has made many voyages and I dare say has long since paid the proper tribute to your Majesty. – The Red Rover by James Fenimore Cooper
  11. Old Bill rapidly recovered from his wound, which was not dangerous; and he was soon enabled to take command of his vessel, which had made two or three voyages to London under the command of Tom. – Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Vol. XX by Alexander Leighton
  12. This is the story of the few voyages made to the coast of California previous to its settlement. – History of California by Helen Elliott Bandini
  13. He will never have a firman from my hand, no matter how many voyages he may send. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  14. Amerigo's voyages led him chiefly to Central and South America and he became convinced that South America was a continent. – This Country Of Ours by H. E. Marshall Author: Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
  15. Voyages subsequent to Baudin's. – Terre Napoleon A history of French explorations and projects in Australia by Ernest Scott
  16. For we know from the Holy Bible that a thousand years ago St. Paul made long voyages in ships, and doubtless they have learned much since those days. – The Dragon and the Raven or, The Days of King Alfred by G. A. Henty
  17. But after several voyages to sea, he took it as strongly in his head to go no more as he had before to go, whether his parents would or no. – Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other offences by Arthur L. Hayward
  18. Christopher returned from these voyages of which we know nothing except the facts that he has given us, towards the end of 1477; and it was probably in the next year that an event very important in his life and career took place. – Christopher Columbus, Complete by Filson Young
  19. It is, however, deeply to be deplored that, beyond the record of his voyages we know so little of Jacques Cartier himself. – The Mariner of St. Malo: A Chronicle of the Voyages of Jacques Cartier by Stephen Leacock
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