William Dampier

William Dampier

English navigator
But beyond the bright searchlights of science,
Out of sight of the windows of sense,
Old riddles still bid us defiance,
Old questions of Why and of Whence.More William Dampier quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The world is apt to judge of everything by the success; and whoever has ill fortune will hardly be allowed a good name.More William Dampier quotes [09/14/2011 04:09:43]
The 6th of August in the morning we saw an opening in the land and we ran into it, and anchored in 7 and a half fathom water, 2 miles from the shore, clean sand.More William Dampier quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There seems no limit to research, for as been truly said, the more the sphere of knowledge grows, the larger becomes the surface of contact with the unknown.More William Dampier quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Among the New Hollanders whom we were thus engaged with, there was one who by his appearance and carriage, as well in the morning as this afternoon, seemed to be the chief of them, and a kind of prince or captain among them.More William Dampier quotes [09/14/2011 04:09:14]

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