William Dampier

William Dampier

English navigator
I commonly went ashore every day, either upon business, or to recreate myself in the fields, which were very pleasant, and the more for a shower of rain now and then, that ushers in the wet season.More William Dampier quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Great discoveries are made accidentally less often than the populace likes to think.
Commenting on how an accident led to the discovery of X-rays..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 [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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]

Quotes of the month

Eugene Ryabyi You can find a common language only with that who has the soul needs as you have. [10/22/2019 01:10:07] More


Anatoly Yurkin Mistake is a signal element of intellectual property. (Anatoly Yurkin) [10/20/2019 07:10:24] More


Eugene Ryabyi Deathly silence is the voice of loneliness. [10/18/2019 02:10:52] More


Anatoly Yurkin Property is the epistemology of being. (Anatoly Yurkin) [10/17/2019 05:10:27] More


Anatoly Yurkin Poetry is the bird language of metaphors. [10/29/2019 01:10:55] More