Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World.
Riches don't make a man rich, they only make him busier.
Their houses are all built in the shape of tents, with very high chimneys.
I saw a boy of the crew purchasing javelins of them with bits of platters and broken glass.
The air soft as that of Seville in April, and so fragrant that it was delicious to breathe it.
Tomorrow morning before we depart, I intend to land and see what can be found in the neighborhood.
For the execution of the voyage to the Indies, I did not make use of intelligence, mathematics or maps.
By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination.
These people are very unskilled in arms... with 50 men they could all be subjected and made to do all that one wished.
Gold is a treasure, and he who possesses it does all he wishes to in this world, and succeeds in helping souls into paradise.