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" ... adversaries, who, with the design of boarding, presumed to approach them; and the winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators. "
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire - Page 146
by Edward Gibbon - 1805
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Answers in the Heart: Daily Meditations for Men and Women Recovering from ...

Hazelden Publishing, Hazelden Meditatio Hazelden Meditations, Anonymous - Self-Help - 1989 - 400 pages
...we are all in this world together and for a purpose, no matter what the circumstances of our lives. The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators. — Edward Gibbon Many people who have been sailing blame the weather for their misfortunes. "If only...
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Leadership: Quotations from the World's Greatest Motivators

Business & Economics - 1997 - 338 pages
...ship. Thomas Fuller 1732 What is the use of running when we are not on the right road? German proverb The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators. Edward Gibbon Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, 1776 A general thoroughly instructed in the theory...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...Christian would rather admit that a wafer is God than that God is a cruel and capricious tyrant. 3923 0 (in a pamphlet on the army) We are suffering from a debilitating f GIBBON lohn Murray 3924 I always suspect an artist who is successful before he is dead. GIBBONS Orlando...
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The Cybercultures Reader

David Bell, Barbara M. Kennedy - Computers - 2000 - 768 pages
...least that's what they tell us in the authorized history books). Cyberpunk: the pilots of the species The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators. fEdward Gibhon1 The word cybernetic-person or cybernuot returns us to the original meaning of 'pilot'...
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Little Gems of Wisdom: Advice from Grandpa

J. D. Kroft - Reference - 2000 - 308 pages
...sort of clever stupidity to develop just one sort of talent—like a carrier pigeon. —George Eliot The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators. —Edward Gibbon The best evidence of ability is an immense capacity for hard work and an intense conviction...
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The Selected Letters of Bertrand Russell: The Public Years, 1914-1970, Volume 2

Bertrand Russell - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 660 pages
...and I feel 'Ugh! it is good to be alive'. Out of my window I see great acacia trees in 1 Probably: The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators' (Edward Gibbon, The Decline and Fail of the Roman Empire, ch. 68). blossom, and think how dreadful...
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Parallax: The Race to Measure the Cosmos

Alan W. Hirshfeld - Science - 2002 - 336 pages
...around me myriads of other globes. — Walt Whitman, "Night on the Prairies," from Leaves of Grass The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators. — Edward Gibbon *** Ly father's desk was filled with mysterious instruments. As a child, I'd slip...
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Parallax: The Race to Measure the Cosmos

Alan Hirshfeld - Science - 2001 - 314 pages
...around me myriads of other globes. — Walt Whitman, "Night on the Prairies," from Leaves of Grass The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators. — Edward Gibbon if if if .y father's desk was filled with mysterious instruments. As a child, I'd...
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Navy Spouse's Guide

Laura Hall Stavridis - Family & Relationships - 2002 - 196 pages
...friendly people who will help you solve your problem and keep you sailing smoothly along. 4 Stormy Weather The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Edward Gibbon Don't give up the ship. James Lawrence, Captain...
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A Touch of Class

Education - 2002 - 118 pages
...wind is in the West That's the time we like it best. lf the wind will not serve, take to the oars. The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators. Edward Gibbon A sunshiny shower Won't last half an hour. Cows lie down when bad weather is coming....
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