Gilbert, Humphrey - Land, Religion, The Sea
"We are as near to heaven by sea as by land!"
- as quoted by Richard Haklyut (c. 1552- 1616) in The Principal Navigations, Voiages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation (1600)
- Sir Humphrey Gilbert (English explorer, soldier, and Member of Parliament; b. circa 1539 - d. 1583)
Glossary of Quotations (Quotes), Proverbs, Phrases, and Sayings: Land, Religion, The Sea
Added: Fri Oct 31 2008
Last Modified: Tue Nov 18 2008