"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."
"Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend - or a meaningful day."Christopher Columbus on Dalai Lama
"When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love."Christopher Columbus on Marcus Aurelius
"Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening."Christopher Columbus on Mahatma Gandhi
"If it's your job to eat a frog, it's best to do it first thing in the morning. And If it's your job to eat two frogs, it's best to eat the biggest one first."Christopher Columbus on Mark Twain
"Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it."Christopher Columbus on Kevyn Aucoin
"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."
"Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World."
"For the execution of the voyage to the Indies, I did not make use of intelligence, mathematics or maps."
"These people are very unskilled in arms... with 50 men they could all be subjected and made to do all that one wished."
"Tomorrow morning before we depart, I intend to land and see what can be found in the neighborhood."
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