As for the quote itself, its meaning is fairly clear: that it’s better to get out and do the things you want to do , or the things you need to do , than to sit and rot and do nothing. Even if you fail, at least you’ll have tried, and at least you’ll have done something and learned something extraordinary in the process.
A ship in port is safe; but that is not what ships are built for. This saying has also been credited to Albert Einstein and John A. Shedd.
John Augustus Shedd (1859 – 1928) was an American author and professor. In 1928 he wrote “Salt from My Attic”. A ship in harbor is safe , but that is not what ships are built for.
Quote by Albert Einstein : “A ship is always safe at the shore, but that is”
When a great ship is in harbor and moored , it is safe, there can be no doubt. But that is not what great ships are built for.
|Episode cast overview, first billed only:|
|Vic Mignogna||Captain James T. Kirk|
|Chuck Huber||Dr. McCoy|
|Christopher Doohan||Mr. Scott (as Chris Doohan)|
|John de Lancie||Galisti|
John Graves Shedd (July 20, 1850 – October 22, 1926) was the second president, and chair of the board, of Marshall Field & Company.