100 Columbus Day Quotes 2019

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Columbus Day Quotes 2019

1.

It’s a funny thing. I’ll be in my home town of Columbus at a restaurant or something,
and the waiter maybe asks, ‘What do you do?’ and I say, ‘Oh, I’m in a band…
Twenty-One Pilots,’ and he’ll say, ‘Cool, I’ll check it out. I never heard of them.’
And then I say, ‘In September we’re playing the Schottenstein Center,’ and it’s like, ‘What?!’

2.

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.

3.

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.

4.

The history of exploration has never been driven by exploration.
But Columbus himself was a discoverer. So was Magellan.
But the people who wrote checks were not. They had other motivations.

5.

Imagination has brought mankind through the dark ages to its present state of
Imagination led Columbus to discover America. Imagination led Franklin to discover electricity.

6.

I’ve always had strong ties with Delhi, and I do stay in touch with my friends and periodically visit the capital.
I started my schooling at St. Columbus High School before I went to Mayo College.
Delhi, for me, is a historical city with all its beautiful monuments.

7.

Neil Armstrong was no Christopher Columbus. In most respects, he was better.
Unlike the famous fifteenth-century seafarer, Armstrong knew where he landed.
He also spent his time in public service, not in jail,
and his passing was marked by world-wide encomiums.
He ended his days as a celebrated explorer rather than a royal inconvenience.

8.

If I were to give advice to someone that just started a band and how to get someone’s attention,
you’ve gotta have a central hub. For us, it was Columbus, Ohio.

9.

The leader of an Earth organization who makes a commitment to history – of humans living on Earth,
to begin permanent settlement/occupation of not the moon, but of another planet –
this leader will have a legacy for history that will supersede Columbus,
Genghis Khan or almost any recognized leader.

10.

My mother-in-law, the 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.

11.

The only history is a mere question of one’s struggle inside oneself. But that is the joy of it. One need neither discover Americas nor conquer nations and yet one has as great a work as Columbus or Alexander, to do.

12.

I was the adoring son of a Welsh-Irish father, a dyed-in-the-wool Democrat, a Catholic Knight of Columbus who was a blue-collar, trade union organizer and, not surprisingly, a fervid Nixon-hater.

13.

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 to allow a lesbian group to use its facility for marriage ceremonies. The list goes on.
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14.

Columbus did not seek a new route to the Indies in response to a majority directive.
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15.

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?

16.

Haiti and the Dominican Republic don’t just share an island, Hispaniola,
but a history, one that includes all the signal events that went into creating the modern world: Columbus,
conquest, genocide, slavery, imperial war, revolution, and U.S. counterinsurgencies and military occupations.

17.

Twenty years ago I wanted to move to a nice place so our Charley would grow up a nice boy and learn a profession.
But instead we live in a jungle, so he can only be a wild animal.
D’you think I picked the East Side like Columbus picked America?

18.

Christopher Columbus discovered America in a blue-and-white sailor shirt,
and since then, men have been wearing blue and white shirts.

19.

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.

20.

My first Ramones show was at a small club in Columbus, Ohio, in 1978.
It was a transformative experience, even though my memories are a little blurry,
since someone kicked me in the head halfway through the show, probably during ‘Beat on the Brat.’

21.

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.

22.

I understood that my family was rich in love but would probably never own the land my father, John, dreamed of owning.
My mother, Willie Ella Mays Clarke, was a washerwoman for poor white folks in the area of Columbus,
Georgia where the writer Carson McCullers once lived.

23.

For a long time, we just played here – Columbus is a perfect place to work your way up and maybe build a fan base.

24.

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Pete Dye introduced me to golf course design back in the 1960s.
He came to my hometown Columbus, Ohio to work on The Golf Club.

25.

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.

26.

If America had been discovered as many times as I have, no one would remember Columbus.

27.

Why is it that many contemporary male thinkers, especially men of colour,
repudiate the imperialist legacy of Columbus but affirm dimensions of that legacy by their refusal to repudiate patriarchy?

28.

I remember my first run-in with cops. It took me really getting to hang, well after that,
with cops who were cool, and realizing, ‘Okay, there are some bad ones.
I ran into some bad ones in Columbus, Ohio, but they’re not all bad.

29.

There’s only one professional team in Columbus, the Blue Jackets, but Ohio State is a football state.

30.

Shaquille and I kind of joke we were the Christopher Columbus of social media.
We’re kind of out on a boat by ourselves going through these uncharted waters.
But it’s become more understood, embraced and accepted,
and now it’s pretty much expected by fans for athletes, leagues and teams to be there.

31.

When we first broke into that forbidden box in the other dimension,
we knew we had discovered something as surprising and powerful as the New World when Columbus came stumbling onto it.

32.

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.

33.

IQ is a commodity, data is a commodity.
I’m far more interested in watching people interact at a restaurant with their smartphone.
We can all read ‘Tech Crunch,’ ‘Ad Age.’ I would rather be living in the trenches.
I would rather be going to Whole Foods in Columbus Circle to watch people shop with their smartphones.

34.

Those that clamour loudest for Columbus to be erased from the pages of American history
do so far more because of their hatred for America than their love of the Indians.

35.

The appeal of travel books is also the sense that you are different, an outsider,
almost like the Robinson Crusoe or Christopher Columbus notion of being the first person in a new place.

36.

As the grandson of Italian immigrants, maybe I am biased,
but I think Christopher Columbus,
the man who is rightfully credited with bringing European civilization to the Western Hemisphere,
deserves the national holiday enacted by Congress in 1934.

37.

Columbus was above all an explorer,
and his historic achievements opened the Americas to trade and the eventual English settlements,
settlements which grew into the most successful bastion of freedom and prosperity in human history,
the United States of America.

38.

As a writer, Chris Columbus was a big influence.
The Goonies’ was the first movie I ever saw that kids speak normally and not imagine how kids would talk. Always a big fan of Chris Columbus’ dialogue and storytelling.

39.

This is largely the methodology I’ve used throughout my career – that is,
starting with a question as to what might be the properties of a set of compounds that could be invented which were unusual and unpredictable.
Many times I’ve felt a bit like Columbus setting sail.

40.

When we put $4 billion into the U.S. economy, they were OK with this.
When we preserved jobs in Dearborn, or preserved jobs in Columbus,
or preserved jobs in Pennsylvania, everyone was happy.

41.

The thing to keep in mind is that we’re still in the very early days when it comes to the search for extraterrestrial intelligence.
Saying there’s silence is a bit like if Columbus, looking to discover a new continent,
only sailed 10 miles off the coast of Spain before turning back to say, ‘Nothing out there!’

42.

I’ve often fantasized about visiting the Bahamian beach where Columbus first stumbled ashore in 1492.
Sadly, no one knows where that beach is. In fact, no one’s even sure which island Columbus first encountered (there are three candidates).
It’s a pity, a disappointment, and a lost revenue source for the Bahamians.

43.

We can no better imagine what will be happening on the moon 500 years from now than Columbus could imagine contemporary Manhattan.
Except to say that it will be a place familiar to billions of people.

44.

I wanted to explore Korean-American characters.
And ‘Columbus’ did address that. The father-son dynamic felt very real to me.

45.

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.

46.

My goals are for the U.S. team to get to the second round of the World Cup and to win a championship here in the U.S.
with my club team the Columbus Crew.

47.

Whenever I played Columbus, Ohio, I dropped in to see my close friend,
a medium who had mysterious powers. Her Indian guide was Mohawk.

48.

I painted the Astor-Victoria sign seven times,
and it’s 395 feet wide and 58 feet high.
I dropped a gallon of purple paint on Seventh Avenue and 47th Street from 15 stories up and didn’t kill anybody.
I dropped a brush at Columbus Circle. It fell on a guy’s camel-hair coat.

49.

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I’m a Buckeye at heart.
I spend more time giving concerts in Ohio than I do in any other state – perhaps more time
then I spend performing anywhere else in the world.
I have a great relationship with the people of Ohio,
and it’s great to be near the OSU when I come to Columbus.

50.

You can feel as brave as Columbus starting for the unknown the first time
you enter a Chinese lane full of boys laughing at you,
or when you risk climbing down in a Tibetan pub for a meal of rotten meat.

51.

I like Columbus, Ohio, because it’s Pleasantville for real.
They have the nicest white people I have ever met, and I mean that!

52.

My grandfather, Arthur Baskerville,
he played and still plays a little bit piano and trombone,
and so when I was a kid, I always heard jazz around the house,
but I also went to his gigs, whether it be a Saturday brunch in my hometown Columbus, Ohio.
We’d go and hear him play with some of the local musicians.

53.

For years, leaders in Columbus have launched an ideological attack on the working
men and women of Ohio and their ability to collectively bargain for good wages and safe workplace conditions.
That’s wrong, and it has to stop.

54.

I love Columbus Circle. I rebelled against the construction for a while because I go back to the ’70s.
There was no Time Warner building. Now I’ve started to really like it.

55.

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.

56.

Back in the day with Ronnie Coleman, there’s a fairly famous photo with me doing the bicep pose with him.
I also did a pose with Arnold at the Arnold Classic one year in Columbus, Ohio.

57.

Chris Columbus, who directed the first two Harry Potter films and was the family comedy king through the ’80s and ’90s – ‘Mrs. Doubtfire,’
‘Home Alone,’ etc. – has acquired rights to ‘The Cypress House’ and is working on the script himself, with intent to direct.

58.

It’s feasible that we’ll meet other sentient life forms and conduct commerce with them.
We don’t now have the technology to physically travel outside our solar system for such an exchange to take place,
but we are like Columbus centuries ago, learning fast how to get somewhere few think possible.

59.

I grew up in a suburb of Columbus, Ohio, in the early ’90s,
and hospitals and doctor’s offices offered to x-ray candy.
I was 7 or 8. The day after Halloween, my brother and I were sorting all of our candy,
and my mom asked if she could have a piece of my gum.
She put the gum in her mouth, bit down, and there was a shard of metal in it!

60.

There are even more statues of Robert Burns than of any other figure in world literature.
Indeed if we discount figures of religion, then only Christopher Columbus has more statues than he worldwide.

61.

I was well known to African Americans before Bill Clinton discovered me.
He was like Christopher Columbus riding up on something he didn’t understand.

62.

“Christopher Columbus, as everyone knows, is honoured by posterity because he was the last to discover America.”

63.

If Columbus had an advisory committee he would probably still be at the dock.

64.

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.

65.

Perhaps, after all, America never has been discovered.
I myself would say that it had merely been detected.

66.

What a pity, when Christopher Columbus discovered America, that he ever mentioned it.

67.

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes,
but in having new eyes.

68.

As soon as I arrived in the Indies, on the first Island which I found, I took some of the natives by force,
in order that they might learn and might give me information of whatever there is in these parts.
And so it was that they soon understood us, and we them, either by speech or by signs, and they have been very serviceable.

69.

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.

70.

“Every ship that comes to America got its chart from Columbus.

71.

Over half a millennium ago, Christopher Columbus — an ambitious navigator native to Genoa,
Italy — set sail for new horizons… Though his first of four voyages across the Atlantic did not end at his desired destination of Asia,
Columbus’s adventure reflected the insatiable thirst for exploration that continues to drive us as a people…
Though these early travels expanded the realm of European exploration,
to many, they also marked a time that forever changed the world for the indigenous peoples of North America…
and as we pay tribute to the ways in which Columbus pursued ambitious goals —
we also recognize the suffering inflicted upon Native Americans and
we recommit to strengthening tribal sovereignty and maintaining our strong ties.

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72.

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.”
– Stephen Hawking, English theoretical physicist.

73.

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 was the harbinger of a new era, for it was not to be extinguished.”
– Charles Kendall Adams, American educator and historian

74.

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.

75.

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.

76.

If Columbus had an advisory committee he would probably still be at the dock.

77.

America had often been discovered before Columbus, but it had always been hushed up.

78.

When we first broke into that forbidden box in the other dimension,
we knew we had discovered something as surprising and powerful as the New World when Columbus came stumbling onto it.

79.

When we first broke into that forbidden box in the other dimension,
we knew we had discovered something as surprising and powerful as the New World when Columbus came stumbling onto it.

80.

Columbus was above all an explorer, and his historic achievements opened the Americas to trade and the eventual English settlements, settlements which grew into the most successful bastion of freedom and prosperity in human history, the United States of America.

81.

So Columbus said, somebody, show me the sunset
and somebody did and he set sail for it,
And he discovered America and they put him in jail for it,
And the fetters gave him welts,
And they named America after somebody else.
Happy Columbus Day 2020!

82.

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.
Best Wishes on Columbus Day 2020!

83.

By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions,
one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination.
Happy Columbus Day 2020.

84.

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.

85.

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—?

86.

Columbus had all the spirit of a crusader, and, at the same time,
the investigating nature of a modern man of science.

87.

Cheers to Columbus for discovering the most amazing country in this world but he will definitely be surprised with Happy Columbus Day wishes.

88.

I wish we were also born in times when there were undiscovered countries and we were also associated the same way….. Best wishes on Columbus Day to you.

89.

Columbus Day will always have a special place in every American citizen’s heart because it was on this 1. glorious day we were discovered…..
Happy Columbus Day to you.

90.

Discoveries are the reason that today we find ourselves living in a big world,
full of diversities and beauties….. Wishing you a very Happy Columbus Day.

91.

Discovering something new is the attribute of the dare hearted…..
Let us be more adventurous like Columbus….. Best wishes on Columbus Day.

92.

Let us thank Columbus for discovering America and giving the world its one of the most powerful country.

93.

Sending my best wishes on Columbus Day to you…..
May you become as adventurous, imaginative and intelligent as Columbus.

94.

Take new challenges, keep pushing your boundaries
and you can also become a Columbus with your hard work.

95.

We Shall Be Inclined To Pronounce The Voyage,
That Led To The Way To This New World,
As The Most Epoch-Making Event Of All That,
Have Occurred Since The Birth Of Christ.
Happy Columbus Day

96.

Columbus Had All The Spirit Of A Crusader, And, At The Same Time,
The Investigating Nature Of A Modern Man Of Science.

97.

It’s Columbus Day, But Forget The World,
I Am More Keen On Exploring You, Happy Columbus Day

98.

So Columbus Said, Somebody Show Me The Sunset And,
Somebody Did And He Set Sail For It, And He Discovered America And They Put Him In Jail For It,
And The Fetters Gave Him Welts, And They Named America After Somebody Else. Happy Columbus Day

99.

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.
Happy Columbus Day

100.

On The Day Which Is All About Discoveries, Discover Yourself,
Your Inner Strengths And Weaknesses, May God Bless You On This Columbus Day And Always.
Happy Columbus Day

101.

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.
Happy Columbus Day

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