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Captain Clarke who had gone out yesterday with eighteen
by Meriwether Lewis

Captain Clarke who had gone out yesterday with eighteen
men to bring in the meat we had killed the day before,
and to continue the hunt, came in at twelve o'clock.
- Meriwether Lewis

The day cold and fair with a high easterly wind:
we were visited by two Indians who gave us an account
of the country and people near the Rocky mountains where they had been.
- Meriwether Lewis

The weather was fine and moderate.
The hunters all returned, having killed during their absence three elk,
four deer, two porcupines, a fox and a hare.
- Meriwether Lewis

On the acquisition of Louisiana, in the year 1803,
the attention of the government of the United States,
was early directed towards exploring and improving the new territory.
- Meriwether Lewis

 

We had high and boisterous winds last night and this morning:
the Indians continue to purchase repairs with grain of different kinds.
- Meriwether Lewis

Great numbers of the Indians pass our camp on their hunting excursions:
the day was clear and pleasant,
but last night was very cold and there was a white frost.
- Meriwether Lewis

The weather became so intensely cold that we sent for
all the hunters who had remained out with captain Clarke's party,
and they returned in the evening several of them frostbitten.
- Meriwether Lewis

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We were also fortunate enough to engage in our service a Canadian Frenchmen,
who had been with the Chayenne Indians on the Black mountains,
and last summer descended thence by the Little Missouri.
- Meriwether Lewis

A woman brought her child with an abscess in the lower part of the back,
and offered as much corn as she could carry for some medicine;
we administered to it of course very cheerfully.
- Meriwether Lewis

We procured from an Indian a weasel perfectly white
except the extremity of the tail which was black:
great numbers of wild geese are passing to the south,
but their flight is too high for us to procure any of them.
- Meriwether Lewis

A clear cold morning with high wind:
we caught in a trap a large gray wolf,
and last night obtained in the same way a fox who had
for some time infested the neighbourhood of the fort.
- Meriwether Lewis

The rain, which had continued yesterday and last night,
ceased this morning.
We then proceeded, and after passing two small islands about ten miles further,
stopped for the night at Piper's landing,
opposite another island.
- Meriwether Lewis

I am the captain of my soul.
- William Ernest Henley

There are times, sir, when men of good conscience
cannot blindly follow orders.
- Captain Picard, STAR TREK: The Next Generation

Friendship must dare to risk, or it's not friendship.
- Captain Jean-Luc Picard in the TV show Star Trek: The Next Generation

O Captain. My Captain. our fearful trip is done.
- Walt Whitman

I think Captain Cousteau might be the father of the environmental movement.
- Ted Turner

Every government has as much of a duty to avoid war
as a ship's captain has to avoid a shipwreck.
- Guy de Maupassant

Not only I lost what I had in the ship,
but from the captain and the company generally what
was good or worth the taking was carried away;
all which was done unknown to the emperor.
- Will Adams

There can be only one Captain to a ship.
- Thomas John Barnardo

In the last James Bond movie, the villain was a culture captain,
a tycoon of culture, a Murdoch figure.
It's not as if people don't know what is going on.
- Thomas Frank

I wanted to play a good guy after doing this lunatic
on The Sopranos for two years.
And then they did the sequel to Bad Boys,
where I get to play the barking captain again.
- Joe Pantoliano

Henry Fonda's son: That's how everybody identified
me until Easy Rider came along.
Good old Captain America.
- Peter Fonda

It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll;
I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul.
- William Ernest Henley

Well, my transition into being a captain was easy.
- Mark Messier

You will find the poet who wrings the heart of the world,
or the foremost captain of his time,
driving a bargain or paring a potato,
just as you would do.
- Rebecca H. Davis

The team should have implicit confidence in the captain's decisions.
- Lord Mountbatten

Every team that I've played on, I've either been the captain or co-captain.
- Julius Erving

But I just think as a captain, everybody's different.
- Mark Messier

I was captain and should have set the example.
I would lift a minimum of weights.
Mine was natural physical strength.
I always thought quickness and agility were much more important.
- Merlin Olsen

No captain can do very wrong if he places his ship
alongside that of the enemy.
- Horatio Nelson

I was working in restaurants as a captain and as a waiter.
- Sally Schneider

The way this whole novel thing came together was,
I sold them one bill of goods and then didn't communicate very well.
I am like Captain Run-on Sentence.
- Ahmet Zappa

The doctor punched my vein, the captain called me Cain,
upon my belly sat the sow of fear.
- Karl Shapiro

Being Captain of the Dodgers meant representing an
organization committed to winning and trying to keep it going.
We could have won every year if the breaks had gone right.
- Pee Wee Reese

The day you hear someone call me captain will be the day I buy a boat.
- Guy Lafleur

I was assistant in Edmonton with Wayne as captain,
and Kevin Lowe was the other assistant.
- Mark Messier

One of the advantages of being a captain is being able
to ask for advice without necessarily having to take it.
- William Shatner

For sure I would be a very emotional captain.
A very hands-on captain.
- Payne Stewart

Anyway, I've never been captain in 16 years in the NHL.
But that didn't stop me being a leader in my own way.
- Guy Lafleur

We stay as a team.
I might be England captain, but that doesn't mean I get treated differently.
- David Beckham

The claim "I was only following orders" has been used
to justify too many tragedies in our history.
- Captain Picard of the television series
STAR TREK: The Next Generation

Captain Kirk has been a source of pleasure and income for a long time.
- William Shatner

To delight in war is a merit in the soldier,
a dangerous quality in the captain, and a positive crime in the statesman.
- George Santayana

I haven't yet figured out how I was made first captain,
because I was not an outstanding student.
I was an adequate student.
- William Westmoreland

The man who says his evening prayer is a captain posting his sentinels.
He can sleep.
- Charles Baudelaire

Captain is a good travelling name and so I take it.
- George Farquhar

As the captain, I was going to be having the dominant
role in most of the episodes,
and that was appealing.
I wasn't interested in coming to Hollywood to sit around.
- Patrick Stewart

Captain Fisher, the commander, with a party of young
ladies from the city and gentlemen belonging to his ship,
came one day to pay me a visit in the midst of a deluge of rain.
- Joshua Slocum

Oh yeah, I was one of the first guys writing comic books,
I wrote Captain America, with guys like Stan Lee,
who became famous later on with Marvel Comics.
- Mickey Spillane

I went over before the British Open and played Valderrama
thinking that I might make the team,
might be a captain's pick.
I made the effort to go over there.
- Payne Stewart

Whenever the lion fish in the fish tank in the captain's
ready room died it was always a sad moment.
- Patrick Stewart

If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship,
he would keep it in port forever.
- Thomas Aquinas

I was a keen sportsman, and became school captain in soccer and cricket.
- John E. Walker

When I lost my rifle, the Army charged me 85 dollars.
That is why in the Navy the Captain goes down with the ship.
- Dick Gregory

Most of the southern hemisphere is unexplored.
We had more exploration ships down there during Captain Cook's time than now.
It's amazing.
- Robert Ballard

Likewise, I see no shame in writing Captain America or Wolverine.
- Mark Millar

The hallmark of a great captain is the ability to win the toss,
at the right time.
- Richie Benaud

I created the role of Captain Von Trapp.
- Theodore Bikel

I don't pretend to be captain weird.
I just do what I do.
- Johnny Depp

I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my soul.
- William Ernest Henley

And it was where I learned how to play tennis and eventually
became captain of the tennis team at the school and
was on the Junior Davis Cup in New York City.
- Sanford I. Weill

During my time we had two chairman of the joint chiefs of staff,
at different times of course, on the bridge,
both of whom asked my permission to sit on the captain's chair.
- Patrick Stewart

I had rather have a plain, russet-coated Captain,
that knows what he fights for, and loves what he knows,
than that which you call a Gentle-man and is nothing else.
- Oliver Cromwell

Suddenly in the end when it's over, you feel a big
weight on your shoulders.
That's the role of the captain.
Unfortunately, it's sometimes like that in sport.
- Guy Forget

I'd come out of the army after five years as a medic.
I was a medical administrator and we ran hospitals,
and I was a Captain in the army at the end,
in 1945.
- Eli Wallach

My mom and dad met at UCLA when he as a captain in
the Air Force and she was in her junior year.
- Tracy Austin

My fate cannot be mastered; it can only be collaborated with and thereby,
to some extent, directed.
Nor am I the captain of my soul; I am only its noisiest passenger.
- Aldous Huxley

I think people want success, you know,
and I'm the captain.
- Mats Sundin

But I did a lot of boxing and I was captain of an Australian surf club.
- Rod Taylor

My lord, I will tell you what the case was.
I was coming up within a league of the Dutchman,
and some of my men were making a mutiny about taking her,
and my gunner told the people he could put the captain
in a way to take the ship,
and be safe.
- William Kidd


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