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Quotes of the Day for 3 August 2000 – Sailing

On this day in 1492, Christopher Columbus weighed anchor in Palos, Spain and set sail for, well, for somewhere.

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The quotes:

A ship ought not to be held by one anchor, nor life by a single hope.
     - Epictetus

I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.
     - Louisa May Alcott

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
     - Mark Twain

If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people together to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.
     - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


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