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Columbus Day Quotes

He gave the world another world. - George Santayana

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 Nash, Columbus

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

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

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

A ship in harbor is safe - but that is not what ships are for. - John A. Shedd, Salt from My Attic

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

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