The best Quotes by Christopher Columbus

The best Quotes by Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus (between 25 August and 31 October 1451 – 20 May 1506) was an Italian explorer and navigator from the Republic of Genoa who completed four Spanish-based voyages across the Atlantic Ocean sponsored by the Catholic Monarchs, opening the way for the widespread European exploration and European colonization of the Americas.

One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
The world is round.
I should not proceed by land to the East, as is customary, but by a Westerly route, in which direction we have hitherto no certain evidence that any one has gone.
Gold is a treasure, and he who possesses it does all he wishes to in this world, and succeeds in helping souls into paradise.
Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World.
By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination.
I have come to believe that this is a mighty continent which was hitherto unknown.
As soon as I arrived in the Indies, in the first island which I found, I took some of the natives by force, in order that they might learn and might give me information of whatever there is in these parts. And so it was that they soon understood us, and we them, either by speech or by signs, and they have been very serviceable.

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Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
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True courage is about knowing not when to take a life, but when to spare one.
Gandalf in The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey
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It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to.
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Anything is possible if you got enough nerve.
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It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
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Lord Beckett: "You're mad!"
Jack Sparrow: "Well thats good, cause if I wasn't, this'd probably never work."
Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean - Am Ende der Welt
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All our dreams can come true - if we have the courage to pursue them.
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It ain't about how hard you hit, it's about how you can get hit and keep moving forward.
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Ich gehe langsam, aber ich gehe nie zurück.
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Without progress there will be stagnation and decay. There again, progress for progress's sake must be discouraged, for our tried and tested traditions often require no tinkering. A balance, then, between old and new, between permanence and change, between tradition and innovation.
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We keep moving forward, opening new doors... because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
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In a world that's changing so quickly, you're guaranteed to fail if you don't take any risks.
Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook CEO)
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I have always been fascinated with those who try to look over the horizon and see things that are coming at us.
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It is probably true quite generally that in the history of human thinking the most fruitful developments frequently take place at those points where two different lines of thought meet.
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For a bunch of hairless apes, we've actually managed to invent some pretty incredible things.
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It's in our Nature to want to rise above our limits. Think about it. We were cold, so we harnessed fire. We were weak, so we invented tools. Every time we met an obstacle, we used creativity and ingenuity to overcome it. The cycle is inevitable... but will the outcome always be good? I guess that will depend on how we approach it.
Adam Jensen in Deus Ex - Human Revolution
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To me, the very definition of the word "broken" suggests that something can be fixed.
Elijah Mikaelson in The Originals - Season 1 Episode 8
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Sometimes the right path is not the easiest one.
Grandmother Willow in Pocahontas
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Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.
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How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
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There is no such thing as bad ideas. Just poorly executed awesome ideas.
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What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
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If you give it your all, there's nothing to blame yourself for.
7
Sometimes you can do everything right and things will still go wrong. The key is to never stop doing right.
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As much money and life as you could want! The two things most human beings would choose above all - the trouble is, humans do have a knack of choosing precisely those things that are worst for them.
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If you lose money you lose much,
If you lose friends you lose more,
If you lose faith you lose all.
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No amount of money ever bought a second of time.
Iron Man in The Avengers - Endgame
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Money is numbers and numbers never end. If it takes money to be happy, your search for happiness will never end.
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Making money isn't hard in itself. What's hard is to earn it doing something worth devoting one's life to.
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Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.
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Who needs wealth when you can make a woman laugh?
Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones - Season 5 Episode 3
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I don't know what's better gettin' laid or gettin' paid.
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According to astrophysicists, nearly all gold on Earth came from a meteor shower four billion years ago. Maybe this violent arrival is the reason it's always been cursed. Because no other metal's gotten so many people killed as the one that we use when we propose to someone.
Tokyo in Money Heist - Season 5 Episode 6
Kings come and go, but gold stays.
It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.
All that glisters is not gold; Often have you heard that told: Many a man his life hath sold But my outside to behold: Gilded tombs do worms enfold.
You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024
I just want to show them that I can play and I belong here. A lot of people don't think I should be here and I'm just here to prove that I do.
Bronny James - April 2023

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