liveonearth (liveonearth) wrote,

QotD: Unafraid of the Sea

A man who is not afraid of the sea
will soon be drowned, he said,
for he will be going out on a day he shouldn't.
But we do be afraid of the sea,
and we do only be drownded now and again.

~John Millington Synge
Tags: boats, fear, goals, motivation, oceans, quotes, risk

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