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Columbus Day – Quotes and Sayings (in Pictures)

If you know this day or not, here are the words of all people, it is Columbus Day. Quotations, sayings and beautiful pictures of this memory – event.

Columbus Day Quotes & Saying Images

Columbus Day , Women have been taught that, for us, the earth is flat, and that if

Women have been taught that, for us, the earth is flat, and that if we venture out, we will fall off the edge. ~ Author Unknown


Columbus Day , With this humble instrumentality did it please Providence to

With this humble instrumentality did it please Providence to prepare the theatre for those events by which a new dispensation of liberty was to be communicated to man. ~ Edward Everett


Columbus Day , Whose indomitable spirit changed the face of the

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


Columbus Day , When asked by an anthropologist what the Indians called

Columbus Day , When asked by an anthropologist

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


Columbus Day , What faith in man must in our new world beat

What faith in man must in our new world beat,
Thinking how once he saw before his face
The west and all the host of stars retreat
Into the silent infinite of space! ~ George Edward Woodberry


Columbus Day , What a pity, when Christopher Columbus discovered America

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


Columbus Day , Was this his face, and these the finding eyes

Was this his face, and these the finding eyes
That plucked a new world from the rolling seas? ~ George Edward Woodberry


Columbus Day , The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. ~ Marcel Proust


Columbus Day , The greatest discoveries of science have always been those

The greatest discoveries of science have always been those that forced us to rethink our beliefs about the universe and our place in it. ~ Robert L. Parkin The New York Times, 7 December 1999


Columbus Day , So Columbus said, somebody show me the sunset and somebody did
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So Columbus said, somebody show me the sunset and somebody did and he set sail for it,
And he discovered America and they put him in jail for it,
And the fetters gave him welts,
And they named America after somebody else. ~ Ogden NashColumbus


Columbus Day , Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered.

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


Columbus Day , Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. ~ Robert F. Kennedy


Columbus Day , One does not discover new lands without consenting

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


Columbus Day , Mistakes are the portals of discovery

Mistakes are the portals of discovery. ~ James Joyce


Columbus Day , Many great ideas have been lost because the people who had them

Many great ideas have been lost because the people who had them could not stand being laughed at. ~ 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


Columbus Day , Illegal aliens have always been a problem in the

Columbus Day , Illegal aliens have always been a problem

Illegal aliens have always been a problem in the United States. Ask any Indian. ~ Robert Orben


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


Columbus Day , I also hate those holidays that fall on a Monday where you
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I also hate those holidays that fall on a Monday where you don’t get mail, those fake holidays like Columbus Day. What did Christopher Columbus do, discover America? If he hadn’t, somebody else would have and we’d still be here. Big deal. ~ John Watersquoted in The Portable Curmudgeon Redux, compiled & edited by Jon Winokur, 1992


Columbus Day , His bark

His bark
The daring mariner shall urge far o’er
The Western wave, a smooth and level plain,
Albeit the earth is fashioned like a wheel. ~ Luigi Pulci


Columbus Day , He stands out among the beacon lights of history as a man of vision

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


Columbus Day , He stands in history as the completer of the globe

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


Columbus Day , He leaves in the background of fame all other navigators whose

He leaves in the background of fame all other navigators whose names are written in the priceless annals of discovery. ~ Emilio Castelar


Columbus Day , He gave the world another world

He gave the world another world. ~ George Santayana


Columbus Day , He gained a world; he gave that world

He gained a world; he gave that world
Its grandest lesson: “On! sail on!” ~ Joaquin Miller


Columbus Day , He completed the universe, he achieved the

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


Columbus Day , Hardly a name in profane history is more august than his

Hardly a name in profane history is more august than his. Hardly another character in the world’s record has made so little of its opportunities. His discovery was a blunder; his blunder was a new world; the New World is his monument! ~ Justin Winsor


Columbus Day , Great scientific discoveries have been made by men seeking to

Great scientific discoveries have been made by men seeking to verify quite erroneous theories about the nature of things. ~ Aldous Huxley“Wordsworth in the Tropics”


Columbus Day , For all mankind that unstained scroll unfurled

For all mankind that unstained scroll unfurled,
Where God might write anew the story of the World. ~ Edward Everett Hale


Columbus Day , Every ship that comes to America got its
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Every ship that comes to America got its chart from Columbus. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


Columbus Day , Every one of us has in him a continent of undiscovered character.
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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


Columbus Day , Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity

Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination. ~ John DeweyThe Quest for Certainty, 1929


Columbus Day , Columbus went around the world in 1492
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Columbus went around the world in 1492. That isn’t a lot of strokes when you consider the course. ~ Lee Trevino


Columbus Day , Columbus had all the spirit of a crusader, and, at the same time,
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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 Day , Columbus found a world, and had no chart
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Columbus found a world, and had no chart,
Save one that faith deciphered in the skies. ~ George Santayana


Columbus Day , Columbus dreamed of an unknown shore
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Columbus dreamed of an unknown shore,
At the rim of a far-flung sky. ~ Author Unknown


Columbus Day , America's one of the finest countries anyone

Columbus Day , America's one of the finest countries

America’s one of the finest countries anyone ever stole. ~ Bobcat Goldthwaite


Columbus Day , Aborigines, n Persons of little worth found cumbering the

Aborigines, n.: Persons of little worth found cumbering the soil of a newly discovered country. They soon cease to cumber; they fertilize. ~ Ambrose BierceThe Devil’s Dictionary


Columbus Day , A ship in harbor is safe</strong> - <em>but that is not what

A ship in harbor is safe – but that is not what ships are for. ~ John A. SheddSalt from My Attic

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