Columbus Day Quotes

Every ship that comes to America got its chart from Columbus.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

May be a Columbus to whole new continents and worlds within you, opening new channels, not of trade, but of thought.
– Henry David Thoreau

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

He who has gold makes and accomplishes whatever he wishes in the world and finally uses it to send souls to paradise.
– Paradise Proverb

Being lost doesn’t always have to be a bad thing. After all, when Columbus got lost, he discovered America.
– Catherine Rossi

I suppose that the high water mark of my youth in Colombus,Ohio, was the night the bed fell on my father.
– James Grover Thurber

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

For the execution of the voyage to the Indies, I did not make use of intelligence, mathematics or maps.
– Christopher Morley

How often do you go to an exhibit and see something that traveled with Christopher Columbus?
– Carter Lupton

Columbus did not seek a new route to the Indies in response to a majority directive.
– Milton Friedman

If America had been discovered as many times as I have, no one would remember Columbus.
– Sean Connery

Columbus only discovered that he was in some new place. He didn’t discover America.
– Louise Erdrich

Chris Columbus was really interesting to watch how he works with children.
– David Ellis

If the Mafia exists in Montreal, it’s probably like the Knights of Columbus.
– Armand Courville

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

I grew up in Columbus, Indiana, a kind of industrial and farmland place.
– Stephen Sprouse

I am looking forward to coming to Columbus and helping any way I can.
– Brandon Moss

The American who first discovered Columbus made a bad discovery.
– Georg C. Lichtenberg

He gave the world another world.
– George Santayana

Persons of little worth found cumbering the soil of a newly discovered country.They soon cease to cumber; they fertilize.
– Ambrose Bierce