18th-century Sailor Quotes
I wish to have no connection with any ship that does not sail fast; for I intend to go in harm's way.
John Paul Jones
The object of all the former voyages to the South Seas undertaken by the command of his present majesty, has been the advancement of science and the increase of knowledge.
Quote of the day
God is not glorified in any transaction upon earth so much as in the conversion of a sinner.
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