“The prayer of the farmer kneeling in his field to weed it, the prayer of the rower kneeling with the stroke of his oar, are true prayers heard throughout nature.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
“We don't have any sailors in Australia, we have rowers.”
“A lot of the front rowers have gotten bigger over the off season, Bill Young and Nic Henderson have both put on five or six kilos and I have put on a couple of kilos.”
“Some people may think it's inhospitable here. Or that Dartmouth was a strange choice, but for (the rowers), it was the only choice. They have a passion for everything they're doing here.”
“I am delighted that so many rowers are yet again amongst the recipients in the New Year's Honors List but of course personally I am overjoyed that I have been knighted,”
“We were tempted to start with Lewis on the bench, particularly given the amount of back rowers at the club who are playing very, very well,”
“Thy rowers have brought thee into great waters: the east wind hath broken thee in the midst of the seas.”
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