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“Thats what a ship is, you know. Its not a keel and a hull and a deck and sails. Thats what a ship needs. But what a ship is. What the Black Pearl really is . . . is freedom.”
“My crown is in my heart, not in my head, Nor decked with diamonds and Indian stones, Nor to be seen; my crown is called contentment; A crown it is, that seldom kings enjoy”
“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
“I advise keeping four feet on the floor and all hands on deck.”
“What, sir, would you make a ship sail against the wind and currents by lighting a bonfire under her deck; I pray you excuse me. I have no time to listen to such nonsense.”
“A deck of cards [is] built like the purest of hierarchies, with every card a master to those below it, a lackey to those above it.”
“I sang as one / Who on a tilting deck sings / To keep men's courage up, though the wave hangs / That shall cut off their sun.”
C. Day Lewis
“I wish I didn't have to do it. But I'm standing on the deck of the Titanic and see the iceberg coming,”
“I have had days when it was 35 degrees and sunny and people are bundled up on the deck like it's a football game.”
“Let's face it. The deck is stacked against Africa. Europe and the rest of the developed world have the means of production, they have the capital.”
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