Columbus Day Quotes



One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time. - André Gide

 

When asked by an anthropologist what the Indians called America before the white man came, an Indian said simply, Ours. - Vine Deloria, Jr.

 

He completed the universe, he achieved the physical unity of the globe. - Lamartine

 

Columbus found a world, and had no chart,
Save one that faith deciphered in the skies.
- George Santayana

 

What a pity, when Christopher Columbus discovered America, that he ever mentioned it. - Margot Asquith

 

Columbus had all the spirit of a crusader, and, at the same time, the investigating nature of a modern man of science. - Edmund Arthur Helps

 

Whose indomitable spirit changed the face of the earth for us. - Edmund Arthur Helps

 

If Columbus had an advisory committee he would probably still be at the dock. - Arthur Goldberg

 

Every one of us has in him a continent of undiscovered character. Blessed is he who acts the Columbus to his own soul. - Author Unknown

In all parts of the Old World, as well as of the New, it was evident that Columbus had kindled a fire in every mariner's heart. That fire was the harbinger of a new era, for it was not to be extinguished. -Charles Kendall Adams.

 

Every ship that comes to America got its chart from Columbus.- Ralph Waldo Emerson.

 

Columbus had all the spirit of a crusader, and, at the same time, the investigating nature of a modern man of science.- Edmund Arthur Helps

 

Columbus found a world, and had no chart, save one that faith deciphered in the skies.- George Santayana.

 

Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered. I myself would say that it had merely been detected.- Oscar Wilde

 

What a pity, when Christopher Columbus discovered America, that he ever mentioned it.- Margot Asquith.

 

If Columbus had an advisory committee he would probably still be at the dock. - Arthur Goldberg.

 

Columbus went around the world in 1492. That isn't a lot of strokes when you consider the course.- Lee Trevino.

 

He stands out among the beacon lights of history as a man of vision dominated by a definite purpose. -John George Jones.

 

He stands in history as the completer of the globe.- John Sterling

 
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