Sinking Ship Quotes

Quotes tagged as "sinking-ship" (showing 1-6 of 6)
Sarah Dessen
“But all the love in the world won't save a sinking ship. You have to either bail or jump overboard.”
Sarah Dessen, What Happened to Goodbye

Hans Christian Andersen
“...when a storm was coming on, and they anticipated that a ship might sink, they swam before it, and sang most sweetly of the delight to be found beneath the water, begging the seafarers not to be afraid of coming down below.”
Hans Christian Andersen

Nick Flynn
“Even a life raft is only supposed to get you from the sinking ship back to land, you were never intended to live in the life raft, to drift years on end, in sight of land but never close enough.”
Nick Flynn, Another Bullshit Night in Suck City

Raymond Radiguet
“In her unworldly voice she thanked them for finally understanding her. She reminded me of a female pirate captain alone on the deck of her sinking ship.”
Raymond Radiguet, The Devil in the Flesh

Ljupka Cvetanova
“They were all on his side. Hi boat sank.”
Ljupka Cvetanova, The New Land

Marie Phillips
“She had hair the colour of' blackmail, a spine as straight as a guillotine, and a face that could sink ships.”
Marie Phillips, Gods Behaving Badly