Quotation by Dudley Nichols

Every time we get near the land you get that look on your face. When a man goes to sea, he ought to give up thinking about things on shore. Land don't want him no more. I've had me share of things go wrong and all come from the land. Now I'm through with the land and the land's through with me.
Dudley Nichols (1895–1960), U.S. screenwriter, and John Ford. Donkeyman (Arthur Shields), The Long Voyage Home, sensing Smitty's (Ian Hunter) apprehension about reaching land (1940).

Based on one-act plays "The Moon of the Caribbees," "In the Zone," "Bound East for Cardiff," "The Long Voyage Home," by Eugene O'Neill.
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