Columbus Day Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 34 Quotes About Columbus Day

#1. Marriage commissioners who choose not to marry homosexuals are being fired. A Knights of Columbus chapter in British Columbia is in court because it chooses not allow a lesbian group to use its facility for marriage ceremonies. The list goes on. - Author: Stockwell Day
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#2. I'm Irish on St. Patrick's Day. I'm Italian on Columbus Day. I'm a New Yorker every day. - Author: Tamara Tunie
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#3. 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. - Author: Les Miles
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#4. I seriously think I could have sat in the middle of the kitchen floor rubbing two sticks together over a pile of dynamite blocks and gasoline cans, and my parents would be oblivious, as long as I was keeping myself occupied. - Author: Jordan Sonnenblick
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#5. Columbus Day is still a federal holiday despite Columbus never having set foot on any territory ever claimed by the United States. - Author: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
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#6. I don't know if it was a defining moment. I knew it as soon as I could comprehend the possibility of having a career. I knew very young I wanted to be a movie star. As much as I grew into love of the craft. As soon as I could speak I was auditioning and going to classes every day. It was my life. - Author: Columbus Short
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#7. The history taught in our schools is scandalous. We grew up believing that Columbus actually discovered America. We still celebrate Columbus Day. Columbus was after one thing only - gold. - Author: Woody Harrelson
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#8. I'm just shitting rainbows all over the place. - Author: Jessica Park
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#9. Let's assume it was Christopher Columbus's "destiny" to discover the New World, and let's pretend he was consciously aware of that fact. What possible difference would that have made in his day-to-day life? He still had to build the boats. - Author: Chuck Klosterman
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#10. You destroy the initiative of the working people if they don't feel they have a fighting chance to be a part of the American Dream. - Author: James Sinegal
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#11. If Congress can move President's Day, Columbus Day and, alas, Martin Luther King's Birthday celebration for the convenience of shoppers, shouldn't they at least consider moving Election Day for the convenience of voters? - Author: Andrew Young
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#12. The assumption that women in hijab are less enlightened or empowered than those rocking daisy dukes is arrogant at best. Feminism should fight for all women to have he right to live as they choose, not for all women to live the same exact lives like we're all in some sort of Sims game. - Author: Luvvie Ajayi
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#13. I have had it up to here with the prosecutions, the government's attitude, the judiciary, the media's stance and the majority of Turks who view the Kurdish people's justified cause through a nationalist lens. - Author: Osman Baydemir
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#14. Critics called me 'egregious' - I had to look that one up - and 'creepy', but now I don't read them, I weigh them. - Author: Craig Charles
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#15. Don't let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game - Author: Tirumalai S. Srivatsan
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#16. Holidays - -such as Columbus Day - to be celebrated by all Protestants in America; thirty million dollars worth of church property exempted from taxation in New - Author: Upton Sinclair
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#17. My mother-in-law, Nanny, spent her working years as a bookkeeper at a medical office in Columbus, Ohio. Like so many Americans, she worked hard and paid into Medicare, knowing that one day she could count on having high-quality health care when she needed it most. - Author: Ann McLane Kuster
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#18. The sight of a being who is not adorned with a single feature of a pure and good will, enjoying unbroken prosperity, can never give pleasure to an impartial rational spectator. Thus a good will appears to constitute the indispensable condition even of being worthy of happiness. - Author: Immanuel Kant
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#19. The Columbus Day Parade was held Monday in New York. Columbus was the world's first Democrat. He left not knowing where he was going, arrived not knowing where he was, went home not knowing where he had been, and he did it all on government money. - Author: Argus Hamilton
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#20. I went to sea from the most tender age and have continued in a sea life to this day. Whoever gives himself up to this art wants to know the secrets of Nature here below. It is more than forty years that I have been thus engaged. Wherever any one has sailed, there I have sailed. - Author: Christopher Columbus
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#21. Life's too short for minimalism. - Author: Sophie Kinsella
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#22. I also hate those holidays that fall on a Monday where you don't get mail, those fake holidays like Columbus Day. What did Christopher Columbus do, discover America? If he hadn't, somebody else would have and we'd still be here. Big deal. - Author: John Waters
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#23. I first saw Arnold Palmer when I was just a kid and he came to Columbus to play in a tournament. I watched him on the driving range hit balls that day. We went on to become great friends. - Author: Jack Nicklaus
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#24. Do you think we care about the feelings of Native Americans when we celebrate Columbus Day? That's the day that the white man discovered a land where Indians had been living for a few thousand years. - Author: Carlos Mencia
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#25. The spirit of Columbus hovers over us to-day. - Author: Chauncey Depew
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#26. Should we stop celebrating the Columbus day - the day when the first illegal immigrants entered America? - Author: Evgeni Kostitsyn
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#27. 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. - Author: Edward Teller
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#28. Be a Columbus smell the fragrance of the new lands and discover them. - Author: Amit Ray
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#29. Sailed this day nineteen leagues, and determined to count less than the true number, that the crew might not be dismayed if the voyage should prove long. - Author: Christopher Columbus
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#30. A light there is in the beyond which makes the Creator visible to the creature, who only in beholding Him finds peace. - Author: Dante Alighieri
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#31. Each day we understand better what the Indians say, and they us, so that very often we are intelligible to each other. - Author: Christopher Columbus
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#32. For this purpose I determined to keep an account of the voyage, and to write down punctually every thing we performed or saw from day to day, as will hereafter appear. - Author: Christopher Columbus
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#33. It's like, how did Columbus discover America when the Indians were already here? What kind of shit is that, but white people's shit? - Author: Miles Davis
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#34. In the end, she realized that anytime you weren't fucking for fun, regardless of what you told yourself, honey, it was hooking. - Author: R. Lee Smith
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