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    Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World.
    — Christopher Columbus
    tags: world 
     
    You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.
    — Christopher Columbus
    tags: ocean  courage 
     
    The world is round.
    — Christopher Columbus
    tags: world 
     
    The sea will grant each man new hope The sleep brings dreams of home.
    — Christopher Columbus
    tags: men  sleep  hope  dreams 
     
    You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore
    — Christopher Columbus
    tags: ocean  courage 
     
    The air soft as that of Seville in April, and so fragrant that it was delicious to breathe it.
    — Christopher Columbus
    tags: april 
     
    For the execution of the voyage to the Indies, I did not make use of intelligence, mathematics or maps.
    — Christopher Columbus
    I went to sea from the most tender age and have continued in a sea life to this day. Whoever gives himself up to this art wants to know the secrets of Nature here below. It is more than forty years that I have been thus engaged. Wherever any one has sailed, there I have sailed.
    — Christopher Columbus
    tags: nature  secret  age  year 
     
    Tomorrow morning before we depart, I intend to land and see what can be found in the neighborhood.
    — Christopher Columbus
    tags: tomorrow 
     
    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
    tags: fear  service  holy 
     
    I am not solicitous to examine particularly everything here, which indeed could not be done in fifty years, because my desire is to make all possible discoveries, and return to your Highnesses, if it please our Lord, in April.
    — Christopher Columbus
    tags: desires  discovery  april  year 
     
    Nothing that results in human progress is achieved with unanimous consent. Those that are enlightened before the others are condemned to pursue that light in spite of the others.
    — Christopher Columbus
    tags: human  progress 
     
    The sea will grant each man new hope, and sleep will bring dreams of home.
    — Christopher Columbus
    tags: men  sleep  hope  dreams 
     
    Goals are simply tools to focus your energy in positive directions, these can be changed as your priorities change, new one added, and others dropped.
    — Christopher Columbus
    tags: focus  energy  positive  goal 
     
    Riches don't make a man rich, they only make him busier.
    — Christopher Columbus
    tags: men 
     
    Life has more imagination than We carry in our dreams...
    — Christopher Columbus
    Gold is the most precious of all commodities; gold constitutes treasure, and he who possesses it has all he needs in the world, as also the means of rescuing souls from purgatory, and restoring them to the enjoyment of paradise.
    — Christopher Columbus
    tags: world  soul 
     
    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
    tags: grace  mercy  sinner 
     
    By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination.
    — Christopher Columbus
    tags: goal 
     
    Thus the eternal God, our Lord, gives victory to those who follow His way over apparent impossibilities.
    — Christopher Columbus
    tags: victory  god 
     
    But in truth, should I meet with gold or spices in great quantity, I shall remain till I collect as much as possible, and for this purpose I am proceeding solely in quest of them.
    — Christopher Columbus
    tags: truth  quantity 
     
    Gold is a treasure, and he who possesses it does all he wishes to in this world, and succeeds in helping souls into paradise.
    — Christopher Columbus
    tags: world  soul  wishes 
     
    A hundred castellanoes are as easily obtained for a woman as for a farm, and it is very general and there are plenty of dealers who go about looking for girls; those from nine to ten are now in demand.
    — Christopher Columbus
    tags: women 
     
    Sailed this day nineteen leagues, and determined to count less than the true number, that the crew might not be dismayed if the voyage should prove long.
    — Christopher Columbus
    tags: true 
     
    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 which sing very sweetly.
    — Christopher Columbus
    tags: beautiful  flowers 
     
    I have come to believe that this is a mighty continent which was hitherto unknown. I am greatly supported in this view by reason of this great river [Ozama], and by this sea which is fresh.
    — Christopher Columbus
    tags: believe 
     
    He who has gold makes and accomplishes whatever he wishes in the world and finally uses it to send souls to paradise.
    — Christopher Columbus
    tags: world  soul  wishes 
     
    It is easy to discover what another has discovered before.
    — Christopher Columbus
    3 is prime, 5 is prime, 7 is prime. According to some ancient manuscripts 9 is not a prime number, but beyond the distant horizon of the oceans, in the New World that I am going to discover, there are surely lots of them.
    — Christopher Columbus
    tags: world  ocean 
     
    With gold a man can do anything. It even sends souls to paradise.
    — Christopher Columbus
    tags: men  soul 
     
    I ordered each man to be presented with something, as strings of ten or a dozen glass beads apiece, and thongs of leather, all which they estimated highly; those which came on board I directed should be fed with molasses.
    — Christopher Columbus
    tags: men 
     
    Dynamic, rapidly expanding European monarchy seeks a can-do visionary to head up its South American divisions.Our ideal candidate will have at least five years' experience in New World colonization and be willing to accept shift work. Fluency in Spanish an asset.Some travel involved
    — Christopher Columbus
    It is hoped that by God's assistance, some of the continents in the Ocean will be discovered ... for the Glory of God.
    — Christopher Columbus
    tags: ocean  god 
     
    Your Highnesses have an Other World here, by which our holy faith can be so greatly advanced and from which such great wealth can be drawn.
    — Christopher Columbus
    tags: world  faith  holy  wealth 
     
    I have always read that the world, both land and water, was spherical, as the authority and researches of Ptolemy and all the others who have written on this subject demonstrate and prove, as do the eclipses of the moon and other experiments that are made from east to west, and the elevation of the North Star from north to south.
    — Christopher Columbus
    tags: world  star  authority  moon  water  read  research 
     
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    christopher columbus
    Birth    : 1451
    Death  : May 20, 1506
    Occupation  : Explorer