70+ Best Anchor Quotes & Sayings

Last Updated on December 5, 2020 by Scott M. Thomas

A person who is anchored is mature enough. He is sure about his path, the way he wants his life to move on, focused, and stay motivated. He does not put his time doing meaningless things. And of course, he is not interested in illicit drugs and excessive partying. Here are some best anchor quotes and sayings which are encouraging to hear. 

“Hope is the anchor of life” – Lailah Gifty Akita

“People are either wind in your or an anchor on your tail” – Unknown

“Better lose the anchor than the whole ship” – Dutch Proverb

“We should not moor a ship with one anchor, or our life with one hope” – Epictetus

“To reach a port, we must sail – Sail, not tie at anchor – Sail, not drift” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Yet the best pilots have need of mariners, besides sails, anchor, and other tackle” – Ben Jonson

“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

“We should not moor a ship with one anchor, or our life with one hope” – Epictetus

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“People are looking for stability in a shaky world. They want something they can get hold of that’s firm and sure and an anchor in the midst of all of this instability in which they’re living” – Gordon B. Hinckley

“Sometimes you don’t realize you’re actually drowning when you’re trying to be everyone else’s anchor” – Unknown

“You’re stronger than us. Once you find your anchor never let go of it. No matter what” – John Marrs

“Have an anchor so that life doesn’t toss you around” – Debby Ryan

“Unless man anchors real love, man will always drift in the middle of nowhere!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

“The anchorman / thrown overboard / has simply rooted us / in history’s repeating cycle” – Saul Williams

“Be anchor in life, be an anchor in love, be the anchor in what you believe” – Unknown

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“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

“Visit the port of goodness often; if you can, cast your anchor over there!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

“Be anchored in life. Be anchored in love. Be anchored in what you believed” – Unknown

“Don’t bring an anchor, on a sinking boat” – Anthony Liccione

“To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind, and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor” – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

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“Without an anchor, we can be drifted to any shore” – Lailah Gifty Akita

“It is well to moor your bark with two anchors” – Publilius Syrus

“The anchors now made are contrived so as to sink into the ground as soon as they reach it, and to hold a great strain before they can be loosened or dislodged from their station” – William Falconer

“I live by the ocean / And during the night / I dive into it / Down to the bottom / Underneath all currents / And drop my anchor / As this is where I’m staying / This is my home” – Bjork

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“Let us not remain anchored in the quicksand of a waning past, and lose the war on obliviousness, but let us listen to the bracing sounds of new horizons, grasp the enchantment of the fleeting instants and seize the cleverness of the moment. (Could time be patient?)” –  Erik Pevernagie

“Hope holds you fast like an anchor so you don’t give way” – Philip Pullman

“It’s a shame that gets us killed. Shame is the anchor, the heaviest burden to carry from the battlefield. Fortunately, shame was an affliction I’d never suffered from” – Mark Lawrence

“Do you have an anchor? I have found that a solid anchor is indispensable to one who intends to live life fully. To have an anchor is to be centered and well-grounded. It is to have a vital spiritual base” – Steve Goodier

“Regret is the strongest anchor that latches on to the ground, and you carry it within you, it is a feeling quite unlike others for it is despair mingled with hope” – Saim .A. Cheeda

“For this brief moment, he was the anchor and I was the boat caught in my sea of doubt and despair until we were back in his house where everything seemed to be so ordinary” – Meara O’Hara

“We lay in each other’s arms, rescuing each other from drowning. Each of us needed the other more than we were able to say. On this very odd night, the world could have gone down, and we would have been okay” – Meara O’Hara

“Nationally, it was the anchor of the region, but it existed at such a spiritual and sociological remove that it could have been the moon. Most likely, people settling in the San Jacinto Valley hoped not to make their way closer to Los Angeles but to make their way farther from it” – Susan Orlean

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“But sometimes it becomes more than that. Sometimes the weaker loves, the lust-driven loves, the filling holes, turn into more. And sometimes those momentary connections, the ones that catch us off guard like a cold wind coming around the corner of a building, sometimes that stay put and then become an anchor for a more permanent connection” – Wendy Walker

“Purpose can be grand and large and visionary, and it can be very small, subtle, and simple. Understanding your purpose anchors your awareness of the contribution you make every day” – Cynthia Yoder

“O God make us your people. Be our God!” – Lailah Gifty Akita

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“Purpose is like an anchor for our awareness” – Cynthia Yoder

“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

“Be aware of what you anchor your happiness too. Is it internal or external? How vulnerable is your happiness?” – Akiroq Brost

“The past is an anchor with suffering written on the rope. I don’t live there now. I am cutting myself free” – Mark Millar

“All you need is one safe anchor to keep you grounded when the rest of your life spins out of control” – Katie Kacvinsky

“A good heavy book holds you down. It’s an anchor that keeps you from getting up and having another gin and tonic” – Roy Blount

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“Work is an anchor; it prevents the undisciplined minds drifting to the past. It keeps them in the present time” – Unknown

“Your anchor is like a dead weight that holds me firmly to the ground when all I want to do is fly” – Unknown

“Without moral and intellectual independence, there is no anchor for national independence” – David Ben-Gurion

“Sometimes I pretend I’m an anchor because there’s a difference between sinking and drowning” – Unknown

“Knowing love or the hope of knowing love is the anchor that keeps us from falling into that sea of despair” – Unknown

“Anchor- Safety, hope and salvation, planting one’s own roots such as having a family” – Unknown

“In good times, we all want to drop anchor, to stop in time! But man is condemned to move till the far end of the precipice!” – Mehmet Murat

“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

“Hope is called the anchor of the soul because it gives stability to the Christian life. But hope is not simply a ‘wish’ I wish that such-and-such would take place rather, it is that which latches on to the certainty of the promises of the future that God has made” – R. C. Sproul

“A crisis event often explodes the illusions that anchor our lives” – Robert Veninga

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“In order to realize the worth of the anchor, we need to feel the stress of the storm” – Corrie Ten Boom

“Life has a way of testing our anchors and tempting us to drift. Nevertheless, if our anchors are correctly placed in the rock of our Redeemer, they will hold—no matter the force of the wind, the strength of the tide, or the height of the waves” – Dieter F. Uchtdorf

“Cast all your cares on God; that anchor holds” – Alfred Lord Tennyson

“The anchor holds in spite of the storm” – Ray Boltz

“Hope gives the heart wings; the soul, an anchor.

“Unless man anchors real love, man will always drift in the middle of nowhere!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan

“Trust means you anchor your heart in the reality of God’s awareness of your situation” – James MacDonald

“The promises of God for tomorrow are the anchor for believers today” – R. C. Sproul

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“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

“Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor” – Nhat Hanh

“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

“To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind, and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor” – Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

“On the 28th the ship’s company received two months pay in advance, and on the following morning we worked out to St. Helen’s, where we were obliged to anchor” – William Bligh

“Do you know what White House correspondents call actors who pose as reporters?” – Jay Leno

“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

“Your Constitution is all sail and no anchor” – Thomas B. Macaulay

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Inspirational Anchor Quotes

“Allow yourself to be an anchor and anchored by others” – Asa Don Brown

“A faithful companion is a sure anchor” – Unknown

“Be strong. Even when you can’t be”“Be strong. Even when you can’t be” – Unknown

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“The anchor holds in spite of the storm” – Ray Boltz

“Don’t drag anchors of unforgiveness into your relationships. Forgive who you need to forgive. Reach out to someone who may be able to help you work this through. Don’t drag around those things that “encumber” you” – Lee Ezell

“We can endure almost anything if we are centered if we have some focus in our life. You can endure if you have an anchor” – Renita J. Weems

“You can anchor the mind into answering a question a certain way by giving them a totally unrelated piece of information dropped before” – Michael Lewis

“Success is about long term relationships which you build on, and it’s best to start with having an empowering, positive, and uplifting relationship with yourself as a starting point, which is your anchor or keystone to building from!” – Allan Rufus

“Because of you, I have found the definition, the anchor, and the direction of my life” – ApolloM

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“The past is like an anchor holding us back. You have to let go of who you are to become who you will be” – Unknown

“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

“Set sail and away!
The ventures of dreamland
Are thine for a day” – Silas Weir Mitchell

“Stood off and on during the night, determining not to come to anchor till morning, fearing to meet with shoals; continued our course in the morning; and as the island was found to be six or seven leagues distant, and the tide was against us, it was noon when we arrived there” – Christopher Columbus

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