Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus

Spanish explorer, navigator and colonizer.
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. The working out of all things has been assigned to each person by our Lord, but it all happens according to His sovereign will, even though He gives advice. He lacks nothing that is in the power of men to give Him. Oh, what a gracious Lord, who desires that people should perform for Him those things for which He holds Himself responsible! Day and night, moment by moment, everyone shoulMore Christopher Columbus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The air soft as that of Seville in April, and so fragrant that it was delicious to breathe it.More Christopher Columbus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Their houses are all built in the shape of tents, with very high chimneys.More Christopher Columbus quotes [10/03/2011 03:10:01]
I should be judged as a captain who went from Spain to the Indies to conquer a people numerous and warlike, whose manners and religion are very different from ours, who live in sierras and mountains, without fixed settlements, and where by divine will I have placed under the sovereignty of the King and Queen our Lords, an Other World, whereby Spain, which was reckoned poor, is become the richest of countries. Columbus is coming from the Indies as a prisoner to Cadiz.More Christopher Columbus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The Admiral says that he never beheld so fair a thing: trees all along the river, beautiful and green, and different from ours, with flowers and fruits each according to their kind, many birds and little birds which sing very sweetly.More Christopher Columbus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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