20 Inspirational Christopher Columbus Quotes On Success

20 Inspirational Christopher Columbus Quotes On Success

Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonizer. Born in the Republic of Genoa, under the auspices of the Catholic Monarchs of Spain he completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean. Those voyages and his efforts to establish settlements on the island of Hispaniola initiated the permanent European colonization of the New World. May his quotes inspire you to be courageous in the pursuit of your dreams.

1. “You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” Christopher Columbus

2. Gold is a treasure and he who possesses it does all he wishes to in this world.” Christopher Columbus

3. “Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World.” Christopher Columbus

4. “When there are such lands there should be profitable things without number.” Christopher Columbus

5. “Riches don’t make a man rich, they only make him busier.” Christopher Columbus

6. “The sea will grant each man new hope, and sleep will bring dreams of home.” Christopher Columbus

7. “No one should fear to undertake any task.” Christopher Columbus

8. “Life has more imagination than we carry in our dreams.” Christopher Columbus

9. “For the execution of the voyage to the Indies, I did not make use of intelligence, mathematics or maps.” Christopher Columbus

10. “Nothing that results in human progress is achieved with unanimous consent. Those that are enlightened before the others are condemned to pursue that light in spite of the others.” Christopher Columbus

11. “Gold is the most precious of all commodities.” Christopher Columbus

12. “Thus God gives victory to those who follow His way over apparent impossibilities.” Christopher Columbus

13. “It is easy to discover what another has discovered before.” Christopher Columbus

14. “I’m telling you that India is that way, now set my course.” Christopher Columbus

15. “Goals are simply tools to focus your energy in positive directions, these can be changed as your priorities change, new one added, and others dropped.” Christopher Columbus

16. “I went to sea from the most tender age and have continued in a sea life to this day. Wherever anyone has sailed, there I have sailed.” Christopher Columbus

17. “I have come to believe that this is a mighty continent which was hitherto unknown.” Christopher Columbus

18. “One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.” Christopher Columbus

19. “Thanks be to God.” Christopher Columbus

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

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