Vasco da Gama quotes

c. 1460, Sines, Alentejo, Kingdom of Portugal.

24, 1524.


Vasco da Gama was a Portuguese explorer and he was the first person to sail directly from Europe to India.

I am not the man I once was. I do not want to go back in time, to be the second son, the second man.
– Vasco da Gama

I am not afraid of the darkness. Real death is preferable to a life without living.
– Vasco da Gama