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"Magellan went around the world in 1521, which is not too many strokes when you consider the distance." - Joe Laurie, Jr.

"So, Magellan, where are we going? (Danger) Away. I'm open to any location, so long as it does' involve returning to your house while Wart-Head is there." - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"So, Magellan, where are we going? (Danger) Away. I'm open to any location, so long as it doesn't involve returning to your house while Wart-Head is there." - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Like Magellan, let us find our islands To die in, far from home, from anywhere Familiar. Let us risk the wildest places, Lest we go down in comfort, and despair." - Mary Oliver

"I would love to do a western. I would love to play an explorer. That is always something that has really captured my imagination since I was a kid, like James Cook or Magellan or Earnest Shackleton." - John C Reilly

"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." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"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. And there's Columbus - he couldn't even get Italy to pay for his voyage so he has to go to Spain." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"It is a blessed thing that in every age some one has had individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions, - some one who had the grandeur to say his say. I believe it was Magellan who said, The church says the earth is flat; but I have seen its shadow on the moon, and I have more confidence even in a shadow than in the church. On the prow of his ship were disobedience, defiance, scorn, and success." - Robert Green Ingersoll



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