Anchor Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old anchor quotes, anchor sayings, and anchor proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

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.     


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     


The anchor holds in spite of the storm.     

Ray Boltz

Allow yourself to be an anchor and anchored by others.     

Asa Don Brown

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 the real love, man will always drift in the middle of nowhere!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

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

The anchor man / thrown overboard / has simply rooted us / in history's repeating cycle.     

Saul Williams

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.     


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.

Without an anchor, we can be drifted to any shore.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

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

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