Boats

F. Scott Fitzgerald Page

“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.”

- F. Scott Fitzgerald

Source/Notes: Closing lines - The Great Gatsby (1925)
Kenneth Grahame Page

“There is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.”

- Kenneth Grahame

F. Scott Fitzgerald Page

“Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgiastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that's no matter—tomorrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther.... And one fine morning— So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.”

- F. Scott Fitzgerald

Source/Notes: The Great Gatsby Chapter 9 (1925).
Will Adams Page

“At which time came to us many boats and we suffered them to come aboard, being not able to resist them, which people did us no harm, neither of us understanding the one the other.”

- Will Adams

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William Henry Ashley Page

“We were therefore obliged to unload our boats of their cargoes and pass them empty over the falls by means of long cords which we had provided for such purposes.”

- William Henry Ashley

Ella R. Bloor Page

“I have always loved to sit in ferry and railroad stations and watch the people, to walk on crowded streets, just walk along among the people, and see their faces, to be among people on street cars and trains and boats.”

- Ella R. Bloor

Warren Christopher Page

“We have a human rights interest. Then there is the immigration problem. The human-rights violations have caused people to take to boats and flood not only the United States, but other countries in the region, creating great instability.”

- Warren Christopher

Rick Danko Page

“Then, there was Greenpeace, I remember that when they first started out with the boats in the waters, and the guys in the boats between the whales and the boats that will hunting the whales with spear guns.”

- Rick Danko

Phil Donahue Page

“I was proud of the waves I had made, but wondered how many boats I was supposed to rock.”

- Phil Donahue

Source/Notes: Donahue, my own story (1979 edition) - ISBN: 9780671252076

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David R. Ellis Page

“No, we always had something to do because I did all the wave runners and jet skis and boats approaching the atolls and stuff like that, so you could do that without showing the actual atoll or the set that you're going towards, but detailing all those guys racing towards it.”

- David R. Ellis

William Christopher Handy Page

“I knew the whistle of each of the river boats on the Tennessee.”

- William Christopher Handy

James Hetfield Page

“I'd like to have a beer-holder on my guitar like they have on boats.”

- James Hetfield

Antony Hewish Page

“I grew up in Newquay, on the Atlantic coast and there developed a love of the sea and boats.”

- Antony Hewish

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John Hoeven Page

“It's a combination of targeting higher paying jobs in these growth areas and fostering closer cooperation with higher education; a rising tide that lifts all boats.”

- John Hoeven

Ben Kingsley Page

“When Attenborough asked me to do Gandhi it was almost like stepping off one boat and stepping on to another, even though both boats are going at 60 miles per hour.”

- Ben Kingsley