90 Anchor Quotes To Keep You Grounded And Steady In Life

Looking for motivational anchor sayings? W have rounded up the best collection of anchor quotes, sayings, captions for Instagram, status messages, texts (with images and pictures) to help you keep grounded and give you the strength to pass the storms of life.

In ancient times Christians used the nautical symbol of anchor to represent safety, hope, strength and security.

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The anchor symbolizes steadfastness, mainstay, calm and composure. When we use the term in respect of people or relationships, it means the person who provides you emotional support, love, guidance, and helps you feel secured.

We have divided these meaningful anchor quotes in the following sections;

  • Anchor Quotes And Saying
  • Anchor Quotes About Life
  • Anchor Love Quotes

Don’t forget to check out our collection of boat quotes and moral compass sayings to inspire you.

Anchor Quotes And Saying

  1. “Be your own anchor.”                                                                                                                       

    Anchor Sayings
    Anchor Sayings

  2. “Love anchors the soul.”


  3. “Your love is an anchor in my life.”


  4. “Home is where the anchor drops.”


  5. “Rough seas cannot make me waver.”


  6. “Anchor yourself to something special.”


  7. “A faithful companion is a sure anchor.”


  8. “The anchor holds on despite the storm.”


  9. “Love is the anchor through every storm.”                                                                             

    Anchor Love Quotes
    Anchor Love Quotes

  10. “A smooth sea never made a skillful sailor.”


  11. “Who tries to sink me is already below me.”


  12. “Be an anchor in a world of shifting values.”


  13. “Children are the anchors of a mother’s life.”


  14. “Christ is the anchor of my life.” ― Ryan Tannehill


  15. “Surely, marriage is throwing anchor.” ― Pete Burns


  16. “Hope anchors the soul.” Hebrews 6:19 (Bible Verses)


  17. “Let your past be your compass but never your anchor.”                                                       

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    Anchor Quotes Images

  18. “Be strong. Even when you can’t be.” ― Saim.A. Cheeda


  19. “Family is the anchor that holds us through life’s storms.”                                                 

    Anchor Quotes About Family
    Anchor Quotes About Family

  20. “People are either wind in your or an anchor on your tail.”


  21. “Life’s roughest storms prove the strength of our anchors.”                                         

    Anchor Quotes
    Anchor Quotes

  22. “You are my anchor when the waves come crashing down.”                                                       

    You Are My Anchor Quotes
    You Are My Anchor Quotes

  23. “Self-doubt is the anchor that keeps our ships from sailing.”


  24. “Storms don’t scare me, they teach me how to sail my ship.”


  25. “That made me happy. That was my anchor.” ― Ned Vizzini


  26. “Better lose the anchor than the whole ship.” ― Dutch Proverb


  27. “Don’t bring an anchor on a sinking boat.” ― Anthony Liccione


  28. “In every high and stormy gale my anchor holds within the veil.”


  29. “To know the strength of the anchor. You need to feel the storm.”


  30. “Cast your cares on God; that anchor holds.” ― Frank Moore Colby


  31. “A life without God is like a boat without an anchor.” ― Billy Graham


  32. “Not all children have the anchor of a strong family.” ― Kate Middleton


  33. “Death, old captain, it is time, let us raise anchor!” ― Charles Baudelaire


  34. “Anchor me to the depths of the ocean that is your heart.” ― Court Young


  35. “Allow yourself to be an anchor and anchored by others.” ― Asa Don Brown


  36. “The appreciation of pleasure can be the anchor of humanity.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert


  37. “Spirituality is an anchor for me and guides me through life.” ― Amanda de Cadenet


  38. “We should not moor a ship with one anchor, or our life with one hope.” ― Epictetus


  39. “Anchor- Safety, hope and salvation, planting ones own roots such as having a family.”


  40. “The promises of God for tomorrow are the anchor for believers today.” ― R. C. Sproul


  41. “Your journey begins with a choice to get up, step out, and live fully.” ― Oprah Winfrey


  42. “Because of you I found the definition, the anchor, and the direction of my life.” ― Apollom


  43. “Your anchor is like dead weight that holds me firmly to the ground, when all i want do is fly.”


  44. “We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure.” ― Hebrews 6:19 (Bible Verses)


  45. “To reach a port, we must sail – sail, not tie at anchor – sail, not drift.” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt


  46. “The human eye uses the eyebrow as an anchor point for the rest of the face.” ― Anastasia Soare


  47. “Sometimes I pretend I’m an anchor because there’s a difference between sinking and drowning.”


  48. “Yet the best pilots have need of mariners, besides sails, anchor and other tackle.” ― Ben Jonson


  49. “Visit the port of goodness often; if you can, cast your anchor over there!” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan


  50. “We must free ourselves of the hope that the sea will ever rest. We must learn to sail in high winds.”


  51. “Run if you want to. Time is the anchor, change is the constant, love is the trigger.” ― Chris Pureka


  52. “If we don’t see eye-eye-eye today I’ll be there for you tomorrow steady and faithful as your anchor.”


  53. “You’re stronger than us. Once you find your anchor never let go of it. No matter what.” ― John Marrs


  54. “In order to realize the worth of the anchor we need to feel the stress of the storm.” ― Corrie Ten Boom


  55. “Sometimes you don’t realize you’re actually drowning when you’re trying to be everyone else’s anchor.”


  56. “When my heart is overwhelmed, lead me to the rock that is higher than I.” ― Psalm 61:2 (Bible Verses)


  57. “The past is like an anchor holding us back. You have to let go of who you are to become who you will be”


  58. “Knowing love or the hope of knowing love is the anchor that keeps us from falling into that sea of despair.”


  59. “Some people are anchored to this world by their feet, others by their fears.” ― John Kramer, ‘Blythe’, 2017


  60. “Don’t gain the world and lose your soul; wisdom is better than silver and gold.” ― Bob Marley, ‘Zion Train’


  61. “Work is an anchor; it prevents the undisciplined minds drifting to the past. It keeps them in the present time.”


  62. “We all carry these things inside that no one else can see. They hold us down like anchors, they drown us out at sea.”


  63. “Without moral and intellectual independence, there is no anchor for national independence.” ― David Ben-Gurion


  64. “Women and God are the two rocks on which a man must either anchor or be wrecked.” ― Frederick W. Robertson


  65. “The night will close the door & fasten my anchor within the veil and I shall go away to sleep.” ― Samuel Rutherford


  66. “A father is neither an anchor to hold us back, nor a sail to take us there, but a guiding light whose love shows us the way.”


  67. “The past is an anchor with suffering written on the rope. I don’t live there now. I am cutting myself free.” — Mark Millar


  68. “Be aware of what you anchor your happiness to. Is it internal or external? How vulnerable is your happiness?” — Akiroq Brost


  69. “Learn to forgive yourself. Guilt is the biggest anchor that pulls us and delays our growth and transformation.” ― Purvi Raniga


  70. “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


  71. “Our ship of dreams must be anchored, or else it will float away!” ― Laurence Galian, ‘Beyond Duality: The Art of Transcendence’, 1995


  72. “Anchors: They remind us that – when life’s winds blow and seas get stormy – we all do best when tied to something solid and true.”


  73. “Drop anchor anywhere and the anchor will drag – that is, if soul is a limitless, fathomless sea, and not a dog pond.” ― Elbert Hubbard


  74. “Man is unhappy because he doesn’t know he’s happy. It’s only that.” ― Fyodor Dostoevsky, ‘The Possessed,’ Part II, Chapter 1, 1871–72


  75. “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


  76. “In good times, we all want to drop anchor, to stop in time! But man is condemned to move till the far end of the precipice!” ― Mehmet Murat


  77. “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


  78. “Instead of drifting away from God, you’ll be firmly anchored, able to swim against the tide, offering living water to all you meet.” ― Craig Groeschel


  79. “Fearing that we might run aground somewhere on the rocks, they cast four anchors from the stern and wished for daybreak.” ― Acts 27:29 (Bible Verses)


  80. “I refuse to sink, I’d rather swim. I’m not going down, cause I will win. Can’t hold me back, where will you be? I’ll be anchored down. You’ll be lost at sea.”


  81. “You be the anchor that keeps my feet on the ground; I’ll be the wings that keep your heart in the clouds.” ― Mayday Parade, ‘A Lesson in Romantics’, 2007


  82. “I consider trial by jury as the only anchor ever yet imagined by man, by which a government can be held to the principles of its constitution.” ― Thomas Jefferson


  83. “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


  84. “You have to find something. Something that anchors you, something that keeps you looking forward. Even on the bad days, the days when you’re tempted to look back.”


  85. “Hang on to your hat. Hang on to your hope. And wind the clock, for tomorrow is another day.” ― E.B. White,’ Letters of Note: Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience’


  86. “Regret is the strongest anchor that latches on to the ground, and you carry it within you, it is a feeling quite unlike others for it is despair mingled with hope.” ― Saim .A. Cheeda


  87. “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


  88. “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


  89. “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.” ― Bjork, ‘The Anchor Song’, 1993


  90. “It’s a shame that gets us killed. Shame is the anchor, the heaviest burden to carry from the battlefield. Fortunately, shame was an affliction I’d never suffered from.” ― Mark Lawrence, ‘Prince of Fools’,2014


  91. “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


  92. “No man is good enough to govern another man without that other’s consent. I say this is the leading principle–the sheet anchor of American republicanism.” ― Abraham Lincoln, ‘The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln Volume 2’


  93. “Let us not remain anchored in the quicksand of a waning past, and lose the war on obliviousness, but let us listen to the bracing sounds of new horizons, grasp the enchantment of the fleeting instants and seize the cleverness of the moment.” ― Erik Pevernagie


  94. “Hang on to the inner body, let it be the anchor, then you’re present. If they say something challenging and you lose it again, pause, and anchor again. Practice, practice, continuous practice-because when you’re in touch with the inner body, spaciousness arises.” ― Eckhart Tolle


  95. “Everyone has their own boat, it’s a matter of pulling it out of the sand, and putting it in the water. But further, you can anchor the boat in fear when the storms rage, and go nowhere, let it drift aimlessly on its own or you can let God be the navigator and guide you on a journey in a way that is right for you.” ― Anthony Liccione

Anchor Quotes About Life

These famous anchor quotes will provide you with some cute anchor quotes including deep and funny ones which are perfect for tattoos and great for daily morning inspiration.

You can refer the Bible where the anchor term is used metamorphically having deeper spiritual meaning.

  1. “Hope is the anchor of life.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

  2. “Ultimate hope constitutes the anchor of the soul.” ― Neal A. Maxwell


  3. “Have an anchor so that life doesn’t toss you around.” ― Debby Ryan


  4. “Hope holds you fast like an anchor, so you don’t give way.” ― Philip Pullman


  5. “Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor, nor should life rest on a single hope.” ― Epictetus


  6. “Without an anchor, we can be drifted to any shore. May you find hope as an anchor.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita


  7. “Hope is the anchor of our souls. I know of no one who is not in need of hope – young or old, strong or weak, rich or poor.” ― James E. Faust


  8. “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


  9. “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


  10. “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

Anchor Love Quotes

These anchor love quotes and you are my anchor quotes are great to share and appreciate your loved ones and family.

Our friends, family, loved ones are often the main anchors of our life who help us stay steady and stable in the turbulent waters of life. Dedicate these amazing anchoring life quotes with them and let them know how special they are.

  1. “A faithful companion is a sure anchor.” ― Motto

  2. “Be anchor in life, be anchor in love, be anchor in what you believe.”


  3. Love is an anchor, it stops you from drifting away.” ― Robert Corbert


  4. “Let your heart be the anchor and the beat of your song.” ― Neil Peart


  5. “The heart is the anchor to all things, be it love to hate, or light to dark.” ― TA Cline


  6. “I’ll keep your heart anchored in my soul for as long as we both shall live.” ― Brandi Fitzgerald


  7. “Unless man anchors real love; man will always drift in the middle of nowhere!” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan


  8. “All you need is one safe anchor to keep you grounded when the rest of your life spins out of control.” ― Katie Kacvinsky


  9. “Home should be an anchor, a port in a storm, a refuge, a happy place in which to dwell, a place where we are loved and where we can love.” ― Martin J. Ashton


  10. “Your love keeps me afloat but will remain the anchor in my soul… I don’t really have words to describe how romantic I find that. Your love is what keeps me going, but it’s also the anchor that keeps me close to you.” ― Rabindranath Tagore

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An anchor is a heavy metal device, used in ship or boat to secure a vessel to the bed of a body of water to prevent it from drifting due to wind or the heavy currents. It keeps the vessel steady and fixes it to a certain position.

This nautical terminology is used metaphorically in relation to life, love, and relationships beautifully for people who help us stay calm and steady during out struggles and when we sail through tough troubled waters.

To help you achieve your highest potential these thought-provoking anchor quotes, sayings, collected from a variety of sources over the years to inspire you.

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