William Dampier Quotes

A collection of quotes by William Dampier.

William Dampier (1651-1715) was an English explorer, navigator, and buccaneer. He is best known for his extensive voyages to various regions including the Pacific, Indian Ocean, and South America. Dampier was one of the first Europeans to explore parts of Australia, New Guinea, and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. He also made significant contributions to natural history, documenting many new species of plants and animals. Dampier's detailed reports of his travels greatly influenced subsequent explorers, including James Cook.