Christopher Columbus Day Quotes

About Christopher Columbus Day.

Columbus Day (Christopher Columbus Day) is a U.S. holiday portrayed as the discoverer of the New World on October 12, 1492. This holiday is a bit controversial because the European settlement in the Americas led to the termination of the history and culture of the indigenous peoples. It was unofficially celebrated in a number of cities and states as early as the 18th century but did not become a federal holiday until 1937.

Christopher Columbus Day Quotes

Christopher Columbus Day Quotes.

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

— Christopher Columbus

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

— Christopher Columbus

These people are very unskilled in arms… with 50 men they could all be subjected and made to do all that one wished. — Christopher Columbus

— 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 marvelous Presence. — Christopher Columbus

— Christopher Columbus

Stood off and on during the night, determining not to come to anchor till morning, fearing to meet with shoals; continued our course in the morning; and as the island was found to be six or seven leagues distant, and the tide was against us, it was noon when we arrived there. — Christopher Columbus

— Christopher Columbus

Tomorrow morning before we depart, I intend to land and see what can be found in the neighborhood. — Christopher Columbus

— Christopher Columbus

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

— Christopher Columbus

Quote for Christopher Columbus.

America’s one of the finest countries anyone ever stole. — Bobcat Goldthwait

— Bobcat Goldthwait

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

— Arthur Goldberg

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

— Oscar Wilde

Christopher Columbus, as everyone knows, is honored by posterity because he was the last to discover America. — James Joyce

— James Joyce

If aliens visit us, the outcome would be much as when Columbus landed in America, which didn’t turn out well for the Native Americans. — Stephen Hawking

— Stephen Hawking
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