Quotes Categories

John Masefield Quotes

(1878-1967), British Poet and Novelist

What am I, Life? A thing of watery salt held in cohesion by unresting cells. Which work they know not why, which never halt, myself unwitting where their Master dwells?

Category: Mystery

I must go down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the sky; and all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by.

Category: Oceans

Commonplace people dislike tragedy because they dare not suffer and cannot exult.

Category: Tragedies