"These people are very unskilled in arms... with 50 men they could all be subjected and made to do all that one wished."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Christopher Columbus on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Christopher Columbus on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Christopher Columbus on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Christopher Columbus on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Christopher Columbus on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."
"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."
"Tomorrow morning before we depart, I intend to land and see what can be found in the neighborhood."
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