Explorer's Day Quotes

(Indigenous People's Day / Columbus Day) 

“The forest is not a resource for us, it is life itself. It is the only place for us to live.”
- Evaristo Nugkuag Ikanan

“Although we are in different boats you in your boat and we in our canoe we share the same river of life.”
- Chief Oren Lyons

“All things are connected like the blood that unites us, We did not weave the web of life. We are merely a strand in it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves.”
- Chief Seattle

"By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions,
one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination."
- Christopher Columbus

"The most effective way to do it is to do it."
- Amelia Earhart

"Each of us has within a continent of undiscovered character.
Blessed are those who act the Columbus to their own soul."
- Author Unknown

"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes,
but in having new eyes."
- Marcel Proust

"Every ship that comes to America got its chart from Columbus."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly."
- Robert F. Kennedy

"Columbus had all the spirit of a crusader, and, at the same time, the investigating nature of a modern man of science."
- Edmund Arthur Helps

"He gave the world another world."
- George Santayana

"Mistakes are the portals of discovery."
- James Joyce

"You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore."
- Christopher Columbus



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