Those people who kill women, children, and defenseless civilians are about as Muslim as mass murderer Christopher Columbus was a Christian.— Immortal Technique
Unexpected Columbus quotations
[The is] a mistaken belief that [the word Indian] refers somehow to the country, India. When Columbus washed up on the beach in the Caribbean, he was not looking for a country called India. Europeans were calling that country Hindustan in 1492.... Columbus called the tribal people he met "Indio," from the Italian in dio, meaning "in God."
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.
If Columbus had an advisory committee he would probably still be at the dock.
Whenever I played Columbus, Ohio, I dropped in to see my close friend, a medium who had mysterious powers. Her Indian guide was Mohawk.
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.
Nay, be a Columbus to whole new continents and worlds within you, opening new channels, not of trade, but of thought.
Christopher Columbus was the first socialist: he didn't know where he was going, he didn?t know where he was? and he did it all at taxpayers expense.
Columbus discovered no isle or key so lonely as himself.
A great company in the media business needs visionary leaders, not a conglomerate structure headquartered in Columbus Circle that second guesses.
America had often been discovered before Columbus, but it had always been hushed up.
If Columbus had turned back, no one would have blamed him. Of course, no one would have remembered him either.
The President wants to talk about a terrorist named bin Laden.
I don't want to talk about bin Laden. I want to talk about a terrorist called Christopher Columbus. I want to talk about a terrorist called George Washington. I want to talk about a terrorist called Rudy Giuliani. The real terrorists have always been the United Snakes of America.
Christopher Columbus, as everyone knows, is honored by posterity because he was the last to discover America.
I have lived in the East for nearly thirty years now, but many of my books prove that I am never very far away from Ohio in my thoughts, and that the clocks that strike in my dreams are often the clocks of Columbus.
We see it [the as-yet unseen, probable new planet, Neptune] as Columbus saw America from the coast of Spain. Its movements have been felt, trembling along the far-reaching line of our analysis with a certainty hardly inferior to that of ocular demonstration.
I just want to remind everybody that it's Columbus Day.
That all those of you that know Italians and like Italians are the people that might venture on to a ship and travel to explore and find new lands, this is your day. It's not St. Patty's Day. That's a different day entirely.
Christopher Columbus, who said to Queen Isabella, No, you got it wrong! The world is round. You're flat! Never got a dinner!
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--?
I have a healthy disrespect for religion.
I really do. When Columbus came to this country in 1492 he brought syphilis, diphtheria, tuberculosis, influenza and Christianity. The diseases were curable.
Imagination has brought mankind through the dark ages to its present state of civilization. Imagination led Columbus to discover America. Imagination led Franklin to discover electricity.
Christopher Columbus introduced two phenomena that revolutionized race relations and transformed the modern world: the taking of land, wealth, and labor from indigenous people in the Western Hemisphere, leading to their near extermination, and the transatlantic slave trade, which created a racial underclass.
My brother was a year younger than I am and he was never in the home with me hardly at all, ... My mom had to take him to every school there possibly was to get him some education. He ended up first in Columbus, Ohio, for grade school, then went to a high school for the deaf and Galludet in Washington.
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.
Do you want Columbus to go across the ocean, or do you want to put a message in a bottle and hope that it lands somewhere? I'd rather have actual people be there. Whether they look like Americans or like the inhabitants of some other country, depends on who has the most drive.
If it is the case that you need just a first 11 and three or four more players, then why did Christopher Columbus sail to India to discover America?
Columbus only discovered that he was in some new place. He didn't discover America.
In a museum in Havana, there are two skulls of Christopher Columbus, one when he was a boy and one when he was a man
When Columbus took off, the purpose was to improve trade relations with China.
That problem has not been solved to this very day, but just look at the by-products.
He [Columbus] enjoyed long stretches of pure delight such as only a seaman may know, and moments of high, proud exultation that only a discoverer can experience.
Columbus went around the world in 1492. That isn't a lot of strokes when you consider the course.
I grew up in Columbus, Indiana, a kind of industrial and farmland place.
The American who first discovered Columbus made a bad discovery.
If the pilots were in charge, Columbus would still be in port.
They believe the assertion that the world is flat.
Columbus did not seek a new route to the Indies in response to a majority directive.