1492 Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 23 Quotes About 1492

#1. I am sort of drawn toward places in the world where there is struggle and conflict. - Author: Anderson Cooper
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#2. 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. - Author: David Feherty
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#3. Fiction is life with the dull bits left out. - Author: Clive James
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#4. Imagine Columbus landed in 1492 and some tribe or another drowned him in the ocean. Would Lester FallsApart still be shoplifting in the 7-11? - Author: Sherman Alexie
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#5. Columbus was born around 1492. I say around because before that the world was flat. My stomach also used to be flat, but now it looks like a globe is about to be born. - Author: Jarod Kintz
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#6. Columbus went around the world in 1492. That isn't a lot of strokes when you consider the course. - Author: Lee Trevino
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#7. Every book is its own black hole. Don't fight the pull; find out where it takes you. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#8. I'd never asked what year it was here-1492? 1750?-though to the animals I guess it hardly mattered. This was a safe place apart from the world of people, and only in the world of people did the year make any difference. - Author: Ransom Riggs
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#9. In 1492 Columbus knew less about the far Atlantic than we do about the heavens, yet he chose not to sail with a flotilla of less than three ships ... So it is with interplanetary exploration: it must be done on the grand scale. - Author: Wernher Von Braun
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#10. Also in 1492, and also for the first time, the 'new Constantinople - Moscow' may have been given its more familiar label of 'the Third Rome'. - Author: Norman Davies
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#11. Some points in time cannot flow. Think of those big-ticket moments, the ones you could still recite from fifth grade: your 1492 and Civil Wars, the Titanic and presidential assassinations. These are icebergs, solid and immense, forcing incalculable eddies to swirl around them. - Author: Thomm Quackenbush
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#12. How this peculiar grass, native to Central America and unknown to the Old World before 1492, came to colonize so much of our land and bodies is one of the plant world's greatest success stories. I say - Author: Michael Pollan
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#13. When rivers flooded, when fire fell from the sky, what a fine place the library was, the many rooms, the books. With luck, no one found you. How could they!
when you were off to Tanganyika in '98, Cairo in 1812, Florence in 1492!? - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#14. Now, if you're white and you don't admit that it's great, you're an asshole. - Author: Louis C.K.
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#15. This is the year 1492. I am eighty-two years of age. The things I am going to tell you are things which I saw myself as a child and as a youth. - Author: Mark Twain
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#16. Breathing heavily near his ear as he rested his head next to mine, I whispered, "I wish we could stay this way forever."
"You only need to say the word, and I would take you away from all of this. We could make love for eternity. I can be very creative, Cassandra. - Author: L.J. Kentowski
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#17. With [Columbus'] sailors ready to revolt, land--as if cued by a hack playwright--suddenly materialized at the horizon on October 12, 1492. - Author: Alan Axelrod
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#18. There were no mail-order catalogues in 1492. Marco Polo's journal was the wish book of Renaissance Europe. Then, Columbus sailed the ocean blue and landed in Sears' basement. Despite all the Indians on the escalator, Columbus' visit came to be known as a discovery. - Author: Tom Robbins
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#19. North America in 1492 was not a virgin wilderness but a network of Indigenous nations, peoples of the corn. The link between peoples of the North and the South can be seen in the diffusion of corn from Mesoamerica. - Author: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
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#20. In the meantime, the world had not come to an end in 1492. There were a variety of consequences of this non-event. - Author: Janet Martin
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#21. Many public-school children seem to know only two dates - 1492 and 4th of July; and as a rule they don't know what happened on either occasion. - Author: Mark Twain
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#22. If you have ever slept in a covered casserole dish on the highest peak of a mountain range, then you know that it is an uncomfortable place to lay one's head, even if you find a dish towel inside it that can serve as a blanket. - Author: Lemony Snicket
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#23. Millions of human beings were already living full and imaginative lives on the continent in 1492. That was simply the year in which sea pirates began to cheat and rob and kill them. - Author: Anonymous
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