Sunday, October 10, 2010

Quotes for Columbus Day...

Quotes for Columbus Day

"No one should fear to undertake any task in the name of our Saviour,
if it is just and if the intention is purely for His holy service."
- Christopher Columbus

"Weep for me, whoever has charity, truth and justice!
I did not come on this voyage for gain, honor or wealth, that is certain;
for then the hope for all such things was dead. I came to Your Highness
with honest purpose and sincere zeal; and I do not lie."
- Christopher Columbus

"For the execution of the voyage to the Indies, I did not make use of
intelligence, mathematics or maps."
- Christopher Columbus

"Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World."
- Christopher Columbus

"Riches don't make a man rich, they only make him busier."
- Christopher Columbus

"I am a most noteworthy sinner, but I have cried out to the Lord
for grace and mercy, and they have covered me completely. I have
found the sweetest consolation since I made it my whole purpose
to enjoy His marvellous presence."
- Christopher Columbus

"The Admiral says that he never beheld so fair a thing: trees all along
the river, beautiful and green, and different from ours, with flowers
and fruits each according to their kind, many birds and little birds
that sing very sweetly."
- Christopher Columbus

"He completed the universe, he achieved the physical unity of the globe."
- Lamartine, speaking about Columbus

"Many great ideas have been lost because the people who had them
could not stand being laughed at."
- Author Unknown

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


  1. Great Blog Happy Columbus Day!!!!
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  2. tried 12 times to post on your columbus day post. very sad it didn't take. here is my comment:



    these are beautiful, esp the first and second! i found another one!

    "By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination." – Christopher Columbus

    thanks for doing these for Columbus Day! i am putting some of them on twitter!

  3. I like the one about Columbus setting off withour advisers.


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