A cheerful frame of mind, reinforced by relaxation... is the medicine that puts all ghosts of fear on the run.
We cannot waste time. We can only waste ourselves.
There is no such thing as a 'self-made' man. We are made up of thousands of others.
Character is greater than talent, genius, fame, money, friends - there is nothing to compare with it. A man may have all these and yet remain comparatively useless - be unhappy - and die a bankrupt in soul.
Sailing a boat calls for quick action, a blending of feeling with the wind and water as well as with the very heart and soul of the boat itself. Sailing teaches alertness and courage, and gives in return a joyousness and peace that but few sports afford.