110+ Best Navy Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational navy quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

Famous Navy Quotes

A good Navy is not a provocation to war. It is the surest guaranty of peace. — Theodore Roosevelt

Navy! Never looks like it’s trying too hard – it’s understated cool. — Unknown

Ships at a distance have every man’s wish on board. — Zora Neale Hurston

The more you sweat in training, the less you bleed in combat. — Unknown

To the world my son is just a sailor. But to me that sailor is my world. — Unknown

The Navy, from early on, knew this was important. They could have dumped it in the ocean. We don’t know who decided this, but someone said let’s keep it and preserve it. — Daniel Martinez

Proud Navy Mom. — Unknown

The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten. — Calvin Coolidge

Navy life begins at boot camp. — Unknown

The Navy speaks in symbols and you may suit what meaning you choose to the words. — Patrick O’Brian

Navy is my neutral. — Unknown

A smooth sea never made a skillful sailor. — Franklin D. Roosevelt

Sailors have the cleanest bodies and the filthiest minds. — Eleanor Roosevelt

His duty is to protect our country. My duty is to support him. — Unknown

A ship is referred to as she because it costs so much to keep one in paint and powder. — Chester Nimitz

Being a mom is a choice. Being a Navy mom is a privilege. — Unknown

Excellence is not a skill it’s a attitude. — Unknown

In the Navy, the path is paved for you. Your job is to be a soldier and fit in. As long as you stick to your place, it’s actually really easy. — Kiesza

The Navy has changed a great deal. Not that the officers of my day were bad, because I served under a lot of good officers, believe me. But there were a few bad ones, too. — Ernest Borgnine

If you think having toddler is tough. wait till they come home and tell you they joined the Army. — Unknown

Hearts of oak are our ships, Gallant tars are our men. — David Garrick

Every day we miss our children, worry about their safety, wait for phone calls, pray for their homecoming, cry, because our heart cannot let go, get excited over two minute call at 3 am and we know that this is nothing like sending your kid off to college. — Unknown

Every man thinks meanly of himself for not having been a soldier, or not having been at sea. — Unknown

A powerful Navy we have always regarded as our proper and natural means of defense; and it has always been of defense that we have thought, never of aggression or of conquest. But who shall tell us now what sort of Navy to build? We shall take leave to be strong upon the seas, in the future as in the past; and there will be no thought of offense or provocation in that. Our ships are our natural bulwarks. — Theodore Roosevelt

Obviously I was challenged by becoming a Naval aviator, by landing aboard aircraft carriers and so on. — Alan Shepard

The Navy will need congressional and administration leadership in finding creative solutions for the submarine program, or the current course will continue. — Dan Blumenthal

Cowards never start. The weak never finish. Winners never quit. — Unknown

Navy Mom: Some people look up to their heroes.I gave birth to mine. — Unknown

Your soul may belong to Jesus, but your ass belongs to the marines. — Eugene B. Sledge

Set your course by the stars. Not by the lights of every passing ship. — Omar Bradley

The Navy is a master plan designed by geniuses for execution by idiots. If you’re not an idiot, but find yourself in the Navy, you can only operate well by pretending to be one. — Herman Wouk

I’m glad I was in the Navy. — Yogi Berra

The purpose of the Navy is not to fight. — Vice Admiral John Bird

We all know the Navy is never wrong, but in this case it was a little weak on being right. — Wendell Mayes

Navy Seals says when you are under pressure you don’t rise to the occasion. You sink to the level of your training. Train well. — Jon Gordon

When we assumed the Soldier, we did not lay aside the Citizen. — George Washington

Proudly supporting my son as he serves. — Unknown

Life storms prove the strength of our anchored. — Unknown

There’s this misconception that the Navy is this cruise ship, and you get to go out and sail around, and every now and then, you have to swab the deck. But, no, it is a very impressive group of young people that live at sea, in this place that’s very uncomfortable. They exude a pride that is well-deserved. — Tom Hanks

Navy Seals, and you thought the sharks were the deadliest predator in the ocean. — Unknown

The Navy is very old and very wise. — Rudyard Kipling

This ship is built to fight. You’d better know how. — Admiral Arleigh Burke

Stay low, go slow, shoot first, one shot, one kill, no luck, all skill. — Unknown

I have not yet begun to fight. — Capt. John Paul Jones

I lost my heart to the ocean. — Unknown

The only easy day was yesterday. — US Navy SEAL

This mom loves her sailor. — Unknown

The heart and soul of a Navy SEAL is somebody who’s committed to their country and committed to their teammates. — Howard E. Wasdin

The world is a navy in an empty ocean. — Dejan Stojanovic

It is the function of the Navy to carry the war to the enemy, so that it will not be fought on U.S. soil. — Chester Nimitz

Neither the Army nor the Navy is of any protection, or very little protection, against aerial raids. — Alexander Graham Bel

The wonder is always new that any sane man can be a sailor. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Live Life anchored. — Unknown

The difference between a good and great officer is about ten seconds. — Admiral Arleigh Burke

The adventure begins. — Unknown

Let the sea set you free. — Unknown

The Navy has both a tradition and a future and we look with pride and confidence in both directions. — Arleigh Burke

Some people live their whole life wondering if they will ever make a difference! My son is a Us Sailor.He doesnot have that problem. — The Us Navy Mom

Navy Mom: I Raised a Hero. — Unknown

The ship was masted according to the proportion of the navy; but on my application the masts were shortened, as I thought them too much for her, considering the nature of the voyage. — William Bligh

The Navy ship returned fire after being fired upon. — Charlie Brown

Don’t give up the ship. — Capt. James Lawrence

The fact that these men were wearing the uniform of United States Navy made no difference. — Steve Sheinkin

Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain. — Hunter S. Thompson

The only kind of movement you could make in the Navy was to be a platoon leader or one of those kinds of things as you got more senior in your Navy career. — Daniel J. Evans

Tell the men to fire faster. Fight ’til she sinks, boys. Don’t give up the ship. — Capt. James Lawrence

I left Scotland when I was 16 because I had no qualifications for anything but to join the Navy,having left school at 13. — Sean Connery

Sail it like you stole it. — Unknown

No nation ought to keep a navy larger than is necessary to do police duty. — George William Norris

Those that I fight I do not hate, those that I guard I do not love. — Wiliam Butler Yeast

If your ship does not come in. Swim out and meet it — Unknown

The Navy has a custom-if a ship runs aground, the captain is relieved regardless of who is responsible. That’s how Abu Ghraib should be handled. — Rand Beers

The Navy is much more than a job; much more than service to country. It is a way of life. It gets in your blood. — Albert F. Pratt

Heroes – You will not find their names on the back of jersey. — Unknown

I was a mechanic in the Navy. And mechanics in the Navy are like mechanics in airlines. You may have more stripes than I do, but you don’t know how to fix the airplane. — Gordon Bethune

What did the ocean say to the other ocean? Nothing just waved! — Unknown

The navy is like a socialist country. Efficiency isn’t part of the jargon. — James W. Blinn

The hardest part is watching him walk away. — Unknown

The contention that a standing army and navy is the best security of peace is about as logical as the claim that the most peaceful citizen is he who goes about heavily armed. — Emma Goldman

When you start to build a serious wardrobe, the navy blazer is the very first piece you should choose. It can be a building block for an entire work and casual wardrobe. — Derren Brown

I can’t control the winds. But I can adjust the sail. — Ricky Skaggs

The most advanced nations are always those who navigate the most. — Unknown

Lord keep my soldier safe. — Unknown

The United States Navy is the envy of every other navy in the world. They don’t want to be like us–they want to be us. — Leighton Smith

The Navy credits me with more kills as a sniper than any other American service member, past or present. — Chris Kyle

A ship in port is safe; but that is not what ships are built for. Sail out to sea and do new things. — Admiral Grace Hopper

No matter what happens, the U.S. Navy is not going to be caught napping. — Frank Knox

Believe it or not, the Navy requires plebes to actually be able to swim. — David Robinson

Navy: To find us, you must be good. To catch us, you must be fast. To beat us, you must be kidding. — Unknown

I will never quit. I persevere and thrive on adversity. … If knocked down, I will get back up, every time. — The US Navy Seals

Keep calm and love a sailor. — Unknown

We have met the enemy and they are ours. — Capt. James Lawrence

Don’t talk to me about naval tradition. It’s nothing but rum, sodomy and the lash. — Winston Churchill

It’s better to be a pirate than to join Navy. — Steve Jobs

Drinking is the soldier’s pleasure. — John Dryden

Being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned. — Samuel Johnson

As a Navy SEAL, and sniper, one of the things I learned was that excellence matters. — Brandon Webb

When I lost my rifle, the Army charged me 85 dollars. That is why in the Navy the Captain goes down with the ship. — Dick Gregory

My boy looks good in white. — Unknown

Hope anchored the soul. — Unknown

Navy teams have reached the area to launch an operation for the recovery of survivors or of all the bodies. — Mohammed Salman

The United States has the largest and best navy in the world. — Robert Zubrin

I am a Navy Mom. Just like a normal Mom. Except much cooler. — Unknown

Soldiers Don’t Brag But their Moms do. — Unknown

The function and Navy in any future war will be to support the dominant air arm. — Jimmy Doolittle

The US Navy has several people on every ship that can navigate by the stars. They don’t fool with that. — Bill Nye

A ship without MARINES is like a garment without buttons. — Adm. David Porter

Fate whispers to the sailor you can’t handle the storm and the sailor whispers back to the fate I am the storm.

Nobody wants to see the ship go anywhere. The Navy likes it here, and I believe the city does as well. — Richard Conti

There is something about going to sea. A little bit of discipline, self-discipline and humility are required. — Prince Andrew

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