"The object of all the former voyages to the South Seas undertaken by the command of his present majesty, has been the advancement of science and the increase of knowledge."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."William Bligh on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."William Bligh on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."William Bligh on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."William Bligh on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."William Bligh on William Shakespeare
"On the 28th the ship's company received two months pay in advance, and on the following morning we worked out to St. Helen's, where we were obliged to anchor."
"The Cape Town is considerably increased within the last eight years. Its respectability with regard to strength has kept pace with its other enlargements and rendered it very secure against any attempt which is not made with considerable force."