Happy Columbus Day 2018 Quotes, Wishes, Messages, Greetings, Images, Pictures, HD Wallpapers, Photos, Pics: Columbus Day weekend which is observed on October 12 / second Monday in October every year has arrived. It is regarded as a federal holiday and observed in wake of belief that Christopher Columbus arrived in America on this day in 1942 along with a crew of 90 people. It is slowly gaining popularity in the USA, but four states naming Alaska, Hawaii, Oregon, and South Dakota don’t celebrate it.
In other parts of the world, it is celebrated and known as Discovery Day in the Bahamas, as Día de la Raza (“Day of the Race”) in Latin America, as Día de las Américas (Day of the Americas) in Belize and Uruguay, as Día del Respeto a la Diversidad Cultural (Day of Respect for Cultural Diversity) in Argentina, as Día de la Hispanidad and Fiesta Nacional in Spain, and as Giornata Nazionale di Cristopher Columbus or Festa Nazionale di Cristoforo Colombo in Italy and in the Little Italys around the world. [source: wikipedia]
Like other festivals and occasions, this is also celebrated by exchanging greeting cards, quotes, sayings, messages, wishes, wallpapers, etc. So, we have a collection of such items below here.
Columbus Day 2018 Quotes, Wishes, Messages, Greetings, Images, Pictures, HD Wallpapers, Photos, Pics
Christopher Columbus Quotes
1. “I am a most noteworthy sinner, but I have cried out to the Lord for grace and mercy, and they have covered me completely. I have found the sweetest consolation since I made it my whole purpose to enjoy His marvelous Presence.”
- Every ship that comes to America got its chart from Columbus. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
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2. By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination.
- “He stands in history as the completer of the globe.” — John Sterling
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3. I am not solicitous to examine particularly everything here, which indeed could not be done in fifty years, because my desire is to make all possible discoveries and return to your Highnesses, if it pleases our Lord, in April.
- Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. ~Robert F. Kennedy
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4. In all parts of the Old World, as well as of the New, it was evident that Columbus had kindled a fire in every mariner’s heart. That fire was the harbinger of a new era, for it was not to be extinguished. ~Charles Kendall Adams
- “A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” — John A. Shedd
Columbus Day Sayings
5. Columbus found a world, and had no chart,
Save one that faith deciphered in the skies.
- One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time. ~André Gide
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6. With this humble instrumentality did it please Providence to prepare the theatre for those events by which a new dispensation of liberty was to be communicated to man. ~Edward Everett
- “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” — Marcel Proust
7. He stands out among the beacon lights of history as a man of vision dominated by a definite purpose. ~John George Jones
9. “It’s like, how did Columbus discover America when the Indians were already here? What kind of s— is that, but white people’s s—?” — Miles Davis, “Miles: The Autobiography”
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10. “Columbus’ real achievement was managing to cross the ocean successfully in both directions. Though an accomplished enough mariner, he was not terribly good at a great deal else, especially geography, the skill that would seem most vital in an explorer.” — Bill Bryson, “At Home: A Short History of Private Life”
12. Columbus believed the world was not flat, even though everyone laughed at that.
13. Gold is a treasure, and he who possesses it does all he wishes to in this world and succeeds in helping souls into paradise.
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14. But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright Brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
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16. “Illegal aliens have always been a problem in the United States. Ask any Indian.” – Robert Orben
17. Columbus found a world, and had no chart,
Save one that faith deciphered in the skies.
18. To Everyone Across Canada,
Hope You Have A Great Thanksgiving Day.
To Our American Friends,
Happy Columbus Day sales.
19. “If aliens visit us, the outcome would be much as when Columbus landed in America, which didn’t turn out well for the Native Americans.” — Stephen Hawking
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