17th-century Explorer Quotes
The world is apt to judge of everything by the success; and whoever has ill fortune will hardly be allowed a good name.
Quote of the day
Most of the memorable events I have myself been exercised in; and, for the satisfaction of the public, will briefly relate the circumstances of my adventures, and scenes of life, from my first movement to this country until this day.
Predictions that didn't happen
If it's on the Internet it must be true
Remarkable Last Words (or Near-Last Words)
Philip James Bailey
Letitia Elizabeth Landon