A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for. —William G.T. Shedd

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A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for.

WILLIAM G.T. SHEDD

theologian, teacher, pastor

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Riya from India AUGUST 15, 2017
A inspirational thought for ones who take everything for granted

rajadurai from a NOVEMBER 22, 2016
Thats true <3


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