65 Anchor Quotes On Success In Life

These anchor quotes will inspire you. An anchor is a device, normally made of metal, used to secure a vessel to the bed of a body of water to prevent the craft from drifting due to wind or current.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging anchor quotes, anchor sayings, and anchor proverbs.

Best Anchor Quotes

  1. “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
  2. “Being an anchor is not just a matter of sitting in front of a camera and looking pretty.” ~ David Brinkley
  3. “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
  4. “In order to realize the worth of the anchor we need to feel the stress of the storm.” ~ Corrie Ten Boom

  5. “Up anchor! Up anchor!
    Set sail and away!
    The ventures of dreamland
    Are thine for a day.” ~ Silas Weir Mitchell
  6. “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 , Anchor quotes about strength
  7. “The anchor holds in spite of the storm” ~ Ray Boltz
  8. “Cast all your cares on God; that anchor holds.” ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson

  9. “Hope gives the heart wings; the
    soul, an anchor.” ~ Janet Todd
  10. “To act is to anchor in the imminent future.” ~ Emile M. Cioran
  11. “Trust means you anchor your heart in the reality of God’s awareness of your situation.” ~ James MacDonald
  12. “Have an anchor so that life doesn’t toss you around.” ~ Debby Ryan

  13. “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
  14. “Amidst the confusion of the times, the conflicts of conscience, and the turmoil of daily living, an abiding faith becomes an anchor to our lives.” ~ Thomas S. Monson
  15. “To reach a port, we must sail – Sail, not tie at anchor – Sail, not drift.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt
  16. “The anchorman thrown overboard has simply rooted us in history’s repeating cycle” ~ Saul Williams

  17. “Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” ~ Nhat Hanh
  18. “The promises of God for tomorrow are the anchor for believers today.” ~ R. C. Sproul
  19. “You have a God who hears you, the power of love behind you, the Holy Spirit within you, and all of heaven ahead of you. If you have the Shepherd, you have grace for every sin, direction for every turn, a candle for every corner, and an anchor for every storm. You have everything you need.” ~ Max Lucado , Anchor quotes love
  20. “Once the anchor of reason has been cut, one’s craft may go anywhere. One may become a St Francis or equally a Hitler.” ~ Brand Blanshard

  21. “Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor nor should life rest on a single hope.” ~ Epictetus
  22. “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
  23. “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 , Anchor quotes about life
  24. “I recognize the Republican Party as the sheet anchor of the colored man’s political hopes and the ark of his safety.” ~ Frederick Douglass

  25. “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, Jr.
  26. “We should not moor a ship with one anchor, or our life with one hope.” ~ Epictetus
  27. “I have my ethics and morals. I have my anchor point of what is right and wrong in real life, but I’m not afraid to entertain any and every aspect of personality in relationship to creating a character.” ~ Corin Nemec
  28. “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

  29. “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
  30. “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.
  31. “I get the greatest feeling when I’m singing. It’s other-worldly. Your feet are anchored into the Earth and into this energy force that comes up through your feet and goes up the top of your head and maybe you’re holding hands with the angels or the stars, I have no idea.” ~ Cyndi Lauper
  32. “NBC anchor Brian Williams is a standup comic in disguise.” ~ Leonard Maltin

  33. “A lot of these angles are really about trying to mimic broadcast sports angles in order to anchor the scene, to sort of normalize it before it becomes abstracted.” ~ Matthew Barney
  34. “Amnesty is the magnet. Other magnets that you mentioned are anchor babies who get benefits in this country and employer deductions for employees, even if they are here illegally, which Mr. King is addressing.” ~ Virgil Goode
  35. “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
  36. “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

  37. “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
  38. “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
  39. “I think I’d like to stay anchoring because, number one, I’m learning a lot, and I love it when I’m learning. And number two, I also have the luxury of a stable life.” ~ Linda Vester
  40. “To win respect, the networks seem to feel they have to keep absurdly overstating their anchors’ reporting cred” ~ Tina Brown

  41. “I never wanted to be an anchor for 25 years, and suddenly I wanted to be one.” ~ John Stossel
  42. “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
  43. “The current wisdom now is that if the three networks are covering the news the same way the difference is the anchor people. I think that won’t be true in the future.” ~ Roone Arledge
  44. “Do you know what White House correspondents call actors who pose as reporters? Anchors.” ~ Jay Leno

  45. “CBS news anchor Dan Rather has interviewed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein. When asked what it was like to talk to a crazy man, Saddam said, ‘It’s not so bad.'” ~ Conan O’Brien
  46. “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
  47. “TV journalism is a much more collaborative, horizontal business than print reporting. It has to be, because of the logistics. Anchors are wholly dependent on producers to do all the hustling” ~ Tina Brown
  48. “We have this morning dropped anchor, just off Williamstown.” ~ William John Wills

  49. “Some people continue to pretend that anchor people are reporters.” ~ Peter Jennings
  50. “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
  51. “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
  52. “Children are the anchors of a mother’s life.” ~ Sophocles

  53. “Alone! Alone! No beacon, far or near! No chart, no compass, and no anchor stay!” ~ Ada Cambridge
  54. “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
  55. “When I first anchored in 1970, I had never seen a woman anchor a news show.” ~ Jessica Savitch
  56. “Without moral and intellectual independence, there is no anchor for national independence.” ~ David Ben-Gurion

  57. “The news anchor is exactly that – an anchor, a center, a focus.” ~ Jessica Savitch
  58. “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
  59. “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
  60. “Your Constitution is all sail and no anchor.” ~ Thomas B. Macaulay

  61. “Have Jesus always for your patron, His Cross for a mast on which you must spread your resolutions as a sail. Your anchor shall be a profound confidence in Him, and you shall sail prosperously.” ~ Saint Francis de Sales
  62. “The appreciation of pleasure can be the anchor of humanity.” ~ Elizabeth Gilbert
  63. “Cast your cares on God; that anchor holds.” ~ Frank Moore Colby

  64. “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
  65. “My beliefs will run through everything I do. My beliefs, my values are my anchor and when people try to drag me, as I know they will, it is to that sense of right and wrong, that sense of who I am and what I believe, to which I will always hold.” ~ Ed Miliband

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