Anchors quotes

  • I don't want the news to be patriotic. I don't want to see flags on the lapels of the anchors. I don't want any of that.
    -- Aaron McGruder

    #Patriotic #Anchors #Flags

  • Alone! Alone! No beacon, far or near! No chart, no compass, and no anchor stay!
    -- Ada Cambridge

    #Anchors #Compass #Beacons

  • This time you've dug yourself an anchor too heavy to move ahead with.
    -- Al Kaline

    #Moving #Anchors #Heavy

  • A lot of alliteration from anxious anchors placed in powerful posts!
    -- Albert Brooks

    #Powerful #Anchors #Anxious

  • To survive, to avert what we have termed future shock, the individual must become infinitely more adaptable and capable than ever before. We must search out totally new ways to anchor ourselves, for all the old roots - religion, nation, community, family, or profession - are now shaking under the hurricane impact of the accelerative thrust. It is no longer resources that limit decisions, it is the decision that makes the resources.
    -- Alvin Toffler

    #Impact #Anchors #Roots

  • My testimony has been my anchor and my stay, my satisfaction in times of joy and gladness, my comfort in times of sorrow and discouragement.
    -- Amy B. Lyman

    #Anchors #Joy #Sorrow

  • The world reacts very strangely to people they see on TV, and I can begin to understand how anchor monsters are made. If you're not careful, you can become used to being treated as though you're special and begin to expect it. For a reporter, that's the kiss of death.
    -- Anderson Cooper

    #Kissing #Anchors #People

  • I think the notion of traditional anchor is fading away - the all-knowing, all-seeing person who speaks from on high. I don't think the audience really buys that anymore. As a viewer, I know I don't buy it.
    -- Anderson Cooper

    #Thinking #Anchors #Knowing

  • I tend to relate more to people on television who are just themselves, for good or for bad, than I do to someone who I believe is putting on some sort of persona. The anchorman on 'The Simpsons' is a reasonable facsimile of some anchors who have that problem.
    -- Anderson Cooper

    #Anchorman #Believe #Anchors

  • Language also encodes our past. We want to know who we are. To know who we are, we have to know who we used to be. Consequently, our literature, written in the past, anchors us in that past.
    -- Andrzej Wajda

    #Past #Anchors #Literature

  • Who you are, what your values are, what you stand forthey are your anchor, your north star. You won't find them in a book. You'll find them in your soul.
    -- Anne M. Mulcahy

    #Stars #Book #Anchors

  • Mystery writers' conventions are usually good, and this one has been excellent and extremely well prepared and thought out in advance. A lot of people have given their time and their skill, and a good deal of wit, and Anchorage has made us extraordinarily welcome.
    -- Anne Perry

    #Anchors #Skills #People

  • To lose our connection with the body is to become spiritually homeless.  Without an anchor we float aimlessly, battered by the winds and waves of life
    -- Anodea Judith

    #Anchors #Wind #Connections

  • Mankind owns four things that are no good at sea: rudder, anchor, oars and the fear of going down.
    -- Antonio Machado

    #Ocean #Anchors #Sea

  • Nothing in all the vast universe can come to pass otherwise than God has eternally purposed. Here is a foundation of faith. Here is a resting place for the intellect. Here is an anchor for the soul, both sure and steadfast. It is not blind fate, unbridled evil, man or Devil, but the Lord Almighty who is ruling the world, ruling it according to His own good pleasure and for His own eternal glory.
    -- Arthur W. Pink

    #Fate #Men #Anchors

  • Practical life teaches us that people may differ and that both may be wrong: it also teaches us that people may differ and both be right. Anchor yourself fast in the latter faith, or the former will sweep your heart away.
    -- Augustus William Hare

    #Wise #Heart #Anchors

  • The French say that to part is to die a little. To be forgotten too is to die a little. It is to lose some of the links that anchor us to the rest of humanity.
    -- Aung San Suu Kyi

    #Anchors #Humanity #Links

  • Both faith and fear may sail into your harbor, but only allow faith to drop anchor.
    -- Bear Grylls

    #Anchors #May #Harbors

  • Knowing love or the hope of knowing love is the anchor that keeps us from falling into that sea of despair.
    -- Bell Hooks

    #Fall #Love Is #Anchors

  • TV, and the culture it anchors, masks and drowns out the subtle and vital information contact with the real world once provided. There are lessons, enormous lessons, lessons that may be crucial to the planet's persistence as a green and diverse place and also to the happiness of it's inhabitants-that nature teaches and TV can't.
    -- Bill McKibben

    #Real #Persistence #Anchors

  • The competition is very stiff. Brian Williams has proved himself as a credible news anchor (at NBC), and Bob Schieffer has done the same (at CBS). But as Peter and Tom (Brokaw) and Dan have always said about the competition, it makes us all better.
    -- Bill Vaughan

    #Nbc #Anchors #Competition

  • People with the best intentions will often give you advice on why you shouldn’t take a risk because of what could happen. While some of what they say may be true, you should never allow them to get their negative anchors into your mind because, like them, you too will begin to sink. Next time this happens, throw them a life-line, and ask them what is good about their situation.
    -- Bob Proctor

    #Anchors #People #Giving

  • We are all drifting reefwards now, and faith is our only anchor.
    -- Bram Stoker

    #Anchors #Drifting

  • Once the anchor of reason has been cut, ones craft may go anywhere. One may become a St Francis or equally a Hitler.
    -- Brand Blanshard

    #Cutting #Anchors #Crafts

  • Some people may have noticed the new computer shelf at the anchor desk. Rather than phone calls, we want to take real time e-mails, and we'll be starting that very soon.
    -- Catherine Crier

    #Real #Phones #Anchors

  • Millions of our race are now supported by lands situated where deep seas once prevailed in earlier ages. In many districts not yet occupied by man, land animals and forests now abound where the anchor once sank into the oozy bottom.
    -- Charles Lyell

    #Men #Animal #Anchors

  • Hope is like an anchor. Our hope in Christ stabilizes us in the storms of life, but unlike an anchor, it does not hold us back.
    -- Charles R. Swindoll

    #Hope #Encouragement #Anchors

  • When you look at your freelance career, it's really like a mall. And if you look at a mall, it's a self-contained system that has a flow and logic to it. You'll probably have one or two really bigger jobs, those are like your anchor stores.
    -- Chris Hardwick

    #Jobs #Self #Anchors

  • Yeah, run if you want to. Time is the anchor, change is the constant, love is the trigger.
    -- Chris Pureka

    #Running #Love Is #Anchors

  • I'm thrilled to be joining the incredible team at ABC News. Being asked to anchor 'This Week' and the superb tradition started by David Brinkley, is a tremendous and rare honor, and I look forward to discussing the great domestic and international issues of the day.
    -- Christiane Amanpour

    #Team #Anchors #Issues

  • In order to realize the worth of the anchor we need to feel the stress of the storm.
    -- Corrie Ten Boom

    #Stress #Order #Anchors

  • People who live with OCD drag a mental sea anchor around. Obsession is a brake, a source of drag, not a badge of creativity, a mark of genius or an inconvenient side effect of some greater function.
    -- David Adam

    #Creativity #Anchors #Sea

  • Without moral and intellectual independence, there is no anchor for national independence.
    -- David Ben-Gurion

    #Freedom #Anchors #Intellectual

  • Being an anchor is not just a matter of sitting in front of a camera and looking pretty.
    -- David Brinkley

    #Anchors #Cameras #Sitting

  • The director, Antoine Fuqua, relies on small details, which anchor the vigilante-as-saint myth in at least a minimal degree of reality.
    -- David Denby

    #Reality #Anchors #Directors

  • Love was also an easy word, used carelessly. Felons and creeps could offer it coated in sugar, and users could dangle it so enticingly that you wouldn't notice that it had things attached - heavy things, things like pity and need, that were weighty as anchors and iron beams and just as impossible to get out from underneath.
    -- Deb Caletti

    #Anchors #Iron #Needs

  • Have an anchor so that life doesn't toss you around.
    -- Debby Ryan

    #Anchors #Toss

  • My job as a television anchor or television reporter is not to proselytize.
    -- Deborah Norville

    #Jobs #Anchors #Television

  • On the day I started college in 1979, no woman had ever been on the United States Supreme Court or served as the Speaker of the House. None had been an astronaut or the solo anchor of a network evening news broadcast. Not one had been president of an Ivy League college or run a serious campaign for president.
    -- Dee Dee Myers

    #Running #College #Anchors

  • Do you know that I was the anchor on the 'CBS Morning Show?' And my newsman was Walter Cronkite.
    -- Dick Van Dyke

    #Morning #Anchors #Shows

  • Hope is one leg of a three-legged stool, together with faith and charity. These three stabilize our lives regardless of the rough or uneven surfaces we might encounter at the time... Hope in our Heavenly Father's merciful plan of happiness leads to peace, mercy, rejoicing, and gladness. The hope of salvation is like a protective helmet; it is the foundation of our faith and an anchor to our souls.
    -- Dieter F. Uchtdorf

    #Father #Anchors #Soul

  • Their function is to anchor the frequency of the new consciousness on this planet. I call them the frequency-holders. They are here to generate consciousness through the activities of daily life, through their interactions with others as well as through "just being."
    -- Eckhart Tolle

    #Life #Anchors #Just Being

  • Body awareness not only anchors you in the present moment, it is a doorway out of the prison that is the ego. It also strengthens the immune system and the body’s ability to heal itself.
    -- Eckhart Tolle

    #Anchors #Ego #Body

  • Feel the Aliveness within your Body. That anchors You in the Now.
    -- Eckhart Tolle

    #Anchors #Body #Feels

  • Professionally, I remember Cronkite as a kid growing up, and more so for me, the importance of Cronkite was not him sitting there at the anchor desk, but him out there doing things.
    -- Ed Bradley

    #Growing Up #Kids #Anchors

  • Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa. If Nigeria succeeds at democratic governance it will be an anchor for all of West Africa. Africa needs a strong Nigeria.
    -- Ed Royce

    #Country #Strong #Anchors

  • I AM your anchor. I AM your haven. Let My Peace and Love infill and enfold you.
    -- Eileen Caddy

    #Spiritual #Anchors #And Love

  • Experience had quickly taught her that she could not survive the storms without the anchor of the constraining love of Christ and what she called the "Rock-counsciousness" of the promise given her, "He goeth before.
    -- Elisabeth Elliot

    #Inspiration #Rocks #Anchors

  • I believe that the souls of women flatten and anchor themselves in times of adversity, lay in for the stay.
    -- Elizabeth Berg

    #Believe #Adversity #Anchors

  • The appreciation of pleasure can be the anchor of humanity.
    -- Elizabeth Gilbert

    #Appreciation #Anchors #Humanity

  • The anchors of the Arab consensus have long been Egypt and Saudi Arabia, and both are now weakened forces in Arab politics and diplomacy.
    -- Elliott Abrams

    #Egypt #Anchors #Long

  • To act is to anchor in an imminent future, so imminent it becomes almost tangible; to act is to feel you are consubstantial with that future.
    -- Emile M. Cioran

    #Anchors #Tangible #Feels

  • In college, I was a weather anchor for the local news. I would 'borrow' my forecast from The Weather Channel.
    -- Emily Procter

    #College #Anchors #Weather

  • Once I spent a whole day there, a blade of grass in each hand to anchor me to the warm earth. I watched the sun rise, pass over my head and set. Ladybirds mated on my knuckle; a shrew nibbled a hole in my stocking while I tried not to laugh. Such a day was worth any punishment.
    -- Emma Donoghue

    #Hands #Anchors #Punishment

  • We should not moor a ship with one anchor, or our life with one hope.
    -- Epictetus

    #Philosophical #Anchors #Childhood

  • From the right, you get demagogues shouting about brown-skinned anchor babies and clamoring to deport the undocumented. From the left, you get advocacy for the oppressed but otherwise, when it comes to national civic identity, mainly silence.
    -- Eric Liu

    #Baby #Anchors #Silence

  • Next to hot chicken soup, a tattoo of an anchor on your chest, and penicillin, I consider a honeymoon one of the most overrated events in the world.
    -- Erma Bombeck

    #Tattoo #Anchors #World

  • We must not lose hope. Hope is an anchor to the souls of men. Satan would have us cast away that anchor. In this way he can bring discouragement and surrender. But we must not lose hope. The Lord is pleased with every effort, even the tiny, daily ones in which we strive to be more like Him. Though we may see that we have far to go on the road to perfection, we must not give up hope.
    -- Ezra Taft Benson

    #Giving Up #Men #Anchors

  • Cast your cares on God; that anchor holds.
    -- Frank Moore Colby

    #Anchors #Anxiety #Care

  • To reach a port, we must sail - sail, not tie at anchor - sail, not drift.
    -- Franklin D. Roosevelt

    #Inspirational #Life #Anchors

  • I recognize the Republican party as the sheet anchor of the colored man's political hopes and the ark of his safety.
    -- Frederick Douglass

    #Party #Men #Anchors

  • It is our hope that the AP program can serve as an anchor for increasing rigor in our schools. Rigor can be maintained while increasing student participation.
    -- Gaston Caperton

    #School #Anchors #Students

  • The countdown reached ten seconds and I could almost hear an invisible crescendo of stirring background music. 'Anchors aweigh!' Five, four, three, two, one... and we had ignition!
    -- Gene Cernan

    #Anchors #Two #Three

  • Do you know what the three most exciting sounds in the world are? Anchor chains, airplane motors and train whistles.
    -- George Bailey

    #Airplane #Anchors #Sound

  • In the Bible (Hebrews, 6:19), hope is ‘an anchor of the soul, both sure and stedfast, and which entereth into that within the veil.’ Here [in Watts painting], Hope is blindfolded, seated on a globe and playing a lyre of which all but one of the strings are broken . . . Hope’s attempts to make music appear futile and several critics argued that the work might have been more appropriately titledDespair. Watts explained that ‘Hopeneed not mean expectancy. It suggests here, rather, the music which can come from the remaining cord’.
    -- George Frederic Watts

    #Mean #Anchors #Broken

  • The anchor in our world today is freedom, holding us steady in times of change, a symbol of hope to all the world.
    -- George H. W. Bush

    #Freedom #Our World #Anchors

  • Am I the only one who thinks Nancy Grace's relentless cheer leading for Jodi Arias' death gross & excessive? The anchor as executioner?!
    -- Geraldo Rivera

    #Cheer #Thinking #Anchors

  • So this anchoring in some way, in some important way in the past without repeating the past, but on the basis of the past building something new: that is what is important.
    -- Gunther Schuller

    #Past #Anchors #Important

  • Me, my literary reputation is mostly abroad, but I am anchored here in New York. I can't think of any other place I'd rather die than here.
    -- Harold Brodkey

    #New York #Thinking #Anchors

  • Artists are the gatekeepers of truth. We are civilization’s anchor. We are the compass for humanity’s conscience.
    -- Harry Belafonte

    #Artist #Anchors #Civilization

  • Alfredo Di Stéfano was the greatest footballer of all time - far better even than Pelé. He was, simultaneously, the anchor in defence, the playmaker in midfield, and the most dangerous marksman in attack.
    -- Helenio Herrera

    #Anchors #Dangerous #All Time

  • If we are always arriving and departing, it is also true that we are eternally anchored. One's destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things.
    -- Henry Miller

    #Travel #Anchors #Way

  • Feeling is deep and still; and the word that floats on the surface Is as the tossing buoy, that betrays where the anchor is hidden.
    -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

    #Anchors #Feelings #Buoys

  • Like black hulks the shadows of the great trees ride at anchor on the billowy sea of grass.
    -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

    #Anchors #Sea #Tree

  • In what a forge and what a heat were shaped the anchors of thy hope! Fear not each sudden sound and shock; 'Tis of the wave and not the rock.
    -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

    #Angel #Rocks #Anchors

  • A babe is a mother's anchor.
    -- Henry Ward Beecher

    #Mother #Baby #Anchors

  • Wealth is the least trustworthy of anchors.
    -- J. G. Holland

    #Anchors #Wealth #Trustworthy

  • Ensure that no Marine who honorably wore the eagle, globe and anchor is lost to the Marine Corps family.
    -- James L. Jones

    #Marine #Eagles #Anchors

  • I love sports. So if I was like a sports anchor or something like that. I would love to do that.
    -- Jana Kramer

    #Sports #Anchors

  • She read books quickly and compulsively, paperback after paperback, as if she might drift away without the anchor of the printed page.
    -- Jane Hamilton

    #Book #Anchors #Might

  • You know what is good about these Dixie Chicks burnings or bashings? It's a wonderful, wonderful way for really stupid people to hook up. They meet, they throw some things on the fire, they talk about Vin Diesel, they tell stories about who their favorite Fox anchor is, they exchange phone numbers and in some cases has led to marriages.
    -- Janeane Garofalo

    #Stupid #Anchors #Numbers

  • Hope gives the heart wings; the soul, an anchor.
    -- Janet Todd

    #Heart #Anchors #Wings

  • That is where homeland is. In that shifting space, kinfolk know one another by secret signs; and wherever kinfolk meet, homeland soil coalesces about their feet in the mysterious way that coral cays, like seabirds pausing in flight, anchor themselves to the Barrier Reef.
    -- Janette Turner Hospital

    #Anchors #Feet #Space

  • Be a woman of Christ. Cherish your esteemed place in the sight of God. He needs you. This church needs you. The world needs you. A woman's abiding trust in God and unfailing devotion to things of the Spirit have always been an anchor when the wind and the waves of life were fiercest.
    -- Jeffrey R. Holland

    #Anchors #Wind #Sight

  • A man does a lot of praying in an enemy prison. Prayer, even more than sheer thought, is the firmest anchor.
    -- Jeremiah Denton

    #Prayer #Men #Anchors

  • The news anchor is exactly that - an anchor, a center, a focus.
    -- Jessica Savitch

    #Anchors #Focus #News

  • When I first anchored in 1970, I had never seen a woman anchor a news show.
    -- Jessica Savitch

    #Anchors #News #Literature

  • Where it all ends I can't fathom, my friends. If I knew, I might toss out my anchor.
    -- Jimmy Buffett

    #Anchors #Might #Toss

  • People are either wind in your or an anchor on your tail.
    -- Joe Charboneau

    #Anchors #Wind #People

  • I'm single, footloose and fancy free, I have no responsibilities, no anchors. Work, friendship and self-improvement, that's me.
    -- Joel Edgerton

    #Responsibility #Self #Anchors

  • Our assurance, our glory, and the sole anchor of our salvation are that Christ the Son of God is ours, and we in turn are in him sons of God and heirs of the Kingdom of Heaven, called to the hope of eternal blessedness by God's grace, not by our worth.
    -- John Calvin

    #Son #Anchors #Heaven

  • It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than to put out on the troubled seas of thought.
    -- John Kenneth Galbraith

    #Anchors #Sea #Investing

  • I never wanted to be an anchor for 25 years, and suddenly I wanted to be one.
    -- John Stossel

    #Years #Anchors #Wanted

  • I never had any desire to get a tattoo. If I was ever going to get one, I would get a plain anchor with a rope around it, the most unimaginative possible tattoo, like Popeye had.
    -- John Waters

    #Tattoo #Anchors #Desire

  • The people who get into trouble in our company are those who carry around the anchor of the past.
    -- John Welch

    #Past #Anchors #People

  • Happiness is the harvest of a quiet mind. Anchor your thoughts on peace, poise, security and divine guidance and your mind will be productive of happiness.
    -- Joseph Murphy

    #Anchors #Mind #Quiet

  • Faith is the soul riding at anchor.
    -- Josh Billings

    #Anchors #Soul #Riding

  • in a Home it must be order or ruin. Order is to the house as morality to the human being - a sheet-anchor.
    -- Julia McNair Wright

    #Home #Order #Anchors

  • You will never be on this anchor desk, because you're Chinese.
    -- Julie Chen

    #Anchors #Chinese #Desks

  • What an anchor is to a ship, hope is to the soul. Both ships and souls are kept safe by a firm, secure anchor that keeps holding despite turbulent winds and churning tides.
    -- June Hunt

    #Inspirational #Anchors #Wind