Captain Cook's Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 19 Captain Cook's Quotes

#1. The gallant captain vacated his cabin for her, and Manna changed her role from cook to chaperone. All most correct. But it was hardly the done thing to cadge a lift on a torpedo boat. Yet she did it twice in a lifetime. - Author: Mary Allsebrook
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#2. Captain James Cook's ship, The Endeavour, hit a coral outcrop in the Great Barrier Reef in 1770. Cook and his crew camped in what is now called Cooktown for nearly two months while making repairs. Then they sailed south, where Cook claimed the east coast of Australia as British territory. - Author: Julie Murphy
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#3. A nation that will not enforce its laws has no claim to the respect and allegiance of its people. - Author: Ambrose Bierce
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#4. Captain Cook discovered Australia looking for the Terra Incognita. Christopher Columbus thought he was finding India but discovered America. History is full of events that happened because of an imaginary tale. - Author: Umberto Eco
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#5. How many things we held yesterday as articles of faith which today we tell as fables. - Author: Michel De Montaigne
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#6. Confronting the worst-case scenario saps it of much of its anxiety-inducing power. Happiness reached via positive thinking can be fleeting and brittle, negative visualization generates a vastly more dependable calm. - Author: Oliver Burkeman
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#7. Most of the southern hemisphere is unexplored. We had more exploration ships down there during Captain Cook's time than now. It's amazing. - Author: Robert Ballard
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#8. Oh, I am a cook and a captain bold,
And the mate of the Nancybrig,
And a bos'sun tight, and a midshipmite,
And the crew of the captain's gig! - Author: W.S. Gilbert
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#9. A man has need of tough ears to hear himself fairly judged. - Author: Michel De Montaigne
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#10. Imagination and the journey-quest is at the heart of every life well-lived - Author: Azar Nafisi
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#11. I don't drink. I don't like it. It makes me feel good. - Author: Oscar Levant
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#12. Appearances are not held to be a clue to the truth,' said his cousin. 'But we seem to have no other. - Author: Ivy Compton-Burnett
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#13. Nicholas had not seen such a look of unwelcome surprise on his captain's face since the time their former cook announced he had served the crew stewed rat instead of salted beef. - Author: Alexandra Bracken
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#14. ground-nuts to keep you alive till I return. If any of you do not know how to clean and cook them, Captain Grant will show you. I promise you I will have all the food you want at this place - Author: Michael Joseph Canavan
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#15. All great authors are seers. - Author: George Henry Lewes
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#16. Necklace. The parchment curled, blackened, and took flame. Theon was aghast. "Have you gone mad?" His father laid a stinging backhand across his cheek. "Mind your tongue. You are not in Winterfell now, and I am not Robb the Boy, that you should speak to me so. I am the Greyjoy, Lord Reaper of Pyke, - Author: George R R Martin
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#17. The human response it calls for is truly heroic, requiring nothing short of rewiring the entire planet with a new generation of clean-energy technologies - and doing that very soon ... Are we, as a species, capable of that kind of deliberate global response? - Author: Eban Goodstein
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#18. One might almost say that the history of geographical discovery, properly so called, begins with Captain Cook, the motive of whose voyages was purely scientific curiosity. - Author: Joseph Jacobs
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#19. You're either my ship's cook-and then you were treated handsome-or Cap'n Silver, a common mutineer and pirate, and then you can go hang! - Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
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