Lewis And Clark Quotes by Sam Abell, Nathan Myhrvold, Joseph Bruchac, Stephen Ambrose, Dave Barry, Kathryn Lasky and many others.
That statement [ Stephen Ambrose:’You, Sam, have the hardest job, which is, pretend like nothing has happened in the last 200 years.’] woke me up to the fact that the landscape that Lewis and Clark came across was greater than the Serengeti. And it’s gone.
We collectively have a special place in our heart for the manned space flight program – Apollo nostalgia is one element, but that is only part of it. American culture worships explorers – look at the fame of Lewis and Clark, for example. The American people want to think of themselves as supporting exploration.
Over the years, I found myself traveling parts of the Lewis and Clark Trail, putting my hands in the river where they set out from St. Louis, viewing the Great Falls of Montana, standing by the same Pacific Ocean they saw with such joy.
I’ve always tried to be fair to my subjects. That’s easy when they are as likable and admirable as Lewis and Clark, or Eisenhower.
The ultimate camping trip was the Lewis and Clark expedition.
I think the Lewis and Clark Expedition was the greatest undertaking in American History. I think landing a man on the moon pales next to it.
We had a great many horses, of which we gave Lewis and Clark what they needed, and they gave us guns and tobacco in return.
The first white men of your people who came to our country were named Lewis and Clark. They brought many things that our people had never seen. They talked straight. These men were very kind.
The first white men of your people who came to our country were named Lewis and Clark.
At a time when Europeans already had a long history of violent contact with Native people, Lewis and Clark made most of their journey in peace.
I don’t recall exactly when I first began reading about Lewis and Clark and their Corps of Discovery, but I suspect that it was in fourth grade.
The negative cost of Lewis and Clark entering the Garden of Eden is that later expeditions regardless of what they were intended to do, later expeditions did not deal with the native peoples with the intelligence with the almost kindly resolve that Lewis and Clark did.
There’s no map for you to follow and take your journey. You are Lewis and Clark. You are the mapmaker.
Some people argue we should solve all the problems on Earth before going off the planet, but that’s like telling Lewis and Clark to stay put until the rest of the East was settled. No way.