The Little Blue Book of Sailing Wisdom PDF ePub eBook

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The Little Blue Book of Sailing Wisdom free pdf "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." --Mark Twain It's telling that Mark Twain chose sailing as a metaphor for living life to the fullest. Throughout history, humankind has been going to sea in boats and ships-for the purposes of trade, exploration, transport, fishing, and pure enjoyment. The Little Red Book of Sailing Wisdom contains some of the most moving, perceptive, witty, and inspirational words ever spoken or written about the sea-faring life. Novelists, politicians, explorers, playwrights, poets, musicians, and celebrities weigh in on life upon the water, under sail. These are just some of the folks whose words appear in these pages: *Daniel Defoe *Ted Kennedy *Charles Dickens *Franklin Roosevelt *Herman Melville *Dennis Connor *Patrick O'Brian *Larry Ellison *Eugene O'Neill *Thor Heyerdahl *Jack London *Isak Dinesen *William F. Buckley *And dozens of others!

About Stephan Brennan

Stephan Brennan is an editor, teacher, and playwright. He is the editor of The Gigantic Book of Sailing Stories, The Gigantic Book of Pirate Stories, and Classic Adventure Stories.

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Author : Stephan Brennan
Publisher : Skyhorse Publishing
Data Published : 03 June 2014
ISBN : 162873762X
EAN : 9781628737622
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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