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Mast Quotes

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I did not wish to take a cabin passage,
but rather to go before the mast
and on the deck of the world,
for there I could best see
the moonlight amid the mountains.
I do not wish to go below now.
- Henry David Thoreau

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The enemy now began to appear from the mast-head.
- John Byng

Oh yeah - I watched Knife in the Water,
saw the shot, and repeated it.
But even if I hadn't seen that film,
inevitably the camera would've ended up on top of that mast,
I mean if you think of it there are only so many dynamic shots on a boat.
- Phillip Noyce

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

 

The horns came riding in like the rainbow masts of silver ships.
- Peter S. Beagle

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

What the caterpillar calls the end of the world,
the master calls a butterfly.
- Richard Bach

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Whoever does not regard what he has
as most ample wealth, is unhappy,
though he be master of the world.
- Epictetus

Do or do not, there is no try.
- Jedi Master Yoda in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Live wild, life free, live as master of your own fate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No man is free who is not master of himself.
- Epictetus

Happiness cannot thrive within the prison of obligation.
Live wild, life free, live as master of your own fate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am a Master of Alchemy; I Transmute Fear and Hate Into Love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek
to be consoled as to console;
to be understood as to understand;
to be loved as to love.
For it is in giving that we receive;
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned;
and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.
- St. Francis of Assisi

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

I am the master of my emotions -
I transform fear to love, anger to compassion,
pain to comfort, scarcity to abundance,
expectation to gratitude, and jealousy to generosity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Only one who devotes himself to a cause
with his whole strength and soul
can be a true master.
For this reason mastery demands all of a person.
- Albert Einstein

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

Where ignorance is our master,
there is no possibility of real peace.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The Master acts without doing, and everything gets done.
- Lao Tzu

If you are the master, be sometimes blind,
if you are the servant, be sometimes deaf.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

No one is free who is not master of himself.
- Epictetus

A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else.
- George Savile

To transform breakdowns into breakthroughs
is the whole function of a master.
- Osho

Overflowing Cup of Tea:
The Zen Master poured his visitor's teacup full, and then kept pouring.
The visitor watched until he could no longer restrain himself.
"It is overfull. No more will go in!"
"Like this cup," the Zen Master said,
"you are full of your own opinions and assumptions.
How can you learn truth until you first empty your cup?"
- Traditional Zen Koan

I have no fear that the result of our experiment
will be that men may be trusted to
govern themselves without a master.
- Thomas Jefferson

Time to Die:
A Zen teacher had a rare and priceless teacup.
One day, his precocious student accidentally broke the cup.
Hearing the footsteps of his teacher,
the student held the pieces of the cup behind his back.
When the master appeared, he asked: "Why do people have to die?"
"This is natural," explained the teacher.
"Everything has to die and has just so long to live."
The student showed the shattered cup, saying,
"It was time for your cup to die."
- Traditional Zen Koan

Time = Life, Therefore, waste your time and waste of your life,
or master your time and master your life.
- Alan Lakein

As I would not be a slave,
so I would not be a master.
This expresses my idea of democracy.
- Abraham Lincoln

In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.
- Charles de Gaulle

Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
- W. Clement Stone

"Think simple" as my old master used to say -
meaning reduce the whole of its parts
into the simplest terms,
getting back to first principles.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

I live in my own place -
have never copied anyone even half,
and at any master who lacks the grace -
to laugh at himself - I laugh.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

History is a relentless master.
It has no present, only the past rushing into the future.
To try to hold fast is to be swept aside.
- John F. Kennedy

Most people think that anger is an instinctive response,
and that some people were just born with the temperament
to get angrier faster than others.
That statement is only half right.
Anger is an instinctive response.
We respond to an affront with anger essentially instantaneously -
much too quickly for conscious thought to be called upon.
But the instinct of the anger response
can be trained through conscious repetition,
visualization, and coaching.
Visualization is seeing the event
we desire to master in our mind's eye.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Marriage, n: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master,
a mistress, and two slaves, making in all,
two.
- Ambrose Bierce

To design is to communicate clearly by whatever means
you can control or master.
- Milton Glaser

A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul,
the director of his life.
- James Allen

Beyond mind, there is an awareness that is intrinsic,
that is not given to you by the outside, and is not an idea -
and there is no experiment up to now
that has found any center in the brain
which corresponds to awareness.
The whole work of meditation is
to make you aware of all that is "mind"
and disidentify yourself from it.
That very separation is the
greatest revolution that can happen to man.
Now you can do and act on only that
which makes you more joyous, fulfills you,
gives you contentment, makes your life a work of art, a beauty.
But this is possible only if the master in you is awake.
- Osho

Love is a strange master, and human nature is still stranger.
- Edgar Rice Burroghs

Some single mind must be master,
else there will be no agreement in anything.
- Abraham Lincoln

Government is not reason; it is not eloquent;
it is force.
Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.
- George Washington

The Moon Cannot Be Stolen:
A thief entered the little hut of a Zen Master,
but discovered there was nothing to steal.
The Zen Master discovered the thief.
"You have come a long way to visit me," he told the prowler,
"and you should not return empty-handed.
Please take my clothes as a gift."
The thief was bewildered,
but he took the clothes and slunk away.
The Zen Master sat naked, watching the moon.
"Poor fellow," he mused,
"I wish I could have given him this beautiful moon."
- Traditional Zen Koan

The Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi
Lord, make me an instrument of your peace,
Where there is hatred, let me sow love;
where there is injury, pardon;
where there is doubt, faith;
where there is despair, hope;
where there is darkness, light;
where there is sadness, joy.
O Divine Master,
grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled as to console;
to be understood as to understand;
to be loved as to love.
For it is in giving that we receive;
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned;
and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.
- although attributed to St. Francis of Assisi,
this prayer first appeared (written in French) in 1912

The wise musicians are those who play what they can master.
- Duke Ellington

I got out of college and I went to get my master's
in creative writing at San Francisco State.
I was working as an actor at the Actor's Workshop,
being abused as a intern.
- Peter Coyote

Man acts as though he were the shaper and master of language,
while in fact language remains the master of man.
- Martin Heidegger

One can be the master of what one does,
but never of what one feels.
- Gustave Flaubert

Pride is the master sin of the devil,
and the devil is the father of lies.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.
- Ernest Hemingway

It's important to me to work in my own language now and then.
I love English, but you can never learn to master a
foreign language if you're not brought up with it.
- Max von Sydow

All the gestures of children are graceful;
the reign of distortion and unnatural attitudes commences
with the introduction of the dancing master.
- Joshua Reynolds

A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit.
- John Milton

Only in men's imagination does every truth find an
effective and undeniable existence.
Imagination, not invention, is the supreme master of art as of life.
- Joseph Conrad

The ego is not master in its own house.
- Sigmund Freud

If one is master of one thing and understands one thing well,
one has at the same time, insight into and understanding of many things.
- Vincent Van Gogh

He who allows me to rule is in fact my master.
- Pierre Corneille

If thou art a master, be sometimes blind;
if a servant,
sometimes deaf.
- Thomas Fuller

Why comes temptation but for man to meet And master
and make crouch beneath his foot,
And so be pedestaled in triumph?
- Robert Browning Hamilton

The lust for comfort, that stealthy thing that enters the house a guest,
and then becomes a host, and then a master.
- Khalil Gibran

If you can not master your language you must be it's slave.
- Jenny Weber

Reason commands us far more imperiously than a master;
for in disobeying the one we are unfortunate,
and in disobeying the other we are fools.
- Blaise Pascal

To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom,
and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living.
- Herman Melville

When you read and understand a poem,
comprehending its rich and formal meanings,
then you master chaos a little.
- Stephen Spender

I've been working on this feature script for Master Class,
a play by Terrence McNally that won a lot of Tonys.
- Faye Dunaway

Sometimes I feel I can't quite master my written and spoken Spanish,
because I'm too much a student of English.
I would need another lifetime to learn it.
- Sandra Cisneros

It's not a master plan to do every remake and every recreation of icons.
It's just what I've been hired to do.
- Steve Carell

The best leaders...
almost without exception and at every level,
are master users of stories and symbols.
- Thomas J. Peters


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