Alexander Selkirk Quotes

Alexander Selkirk (1676 – 13 December 1721) was a Scottish privateer and Royal Navy officer who spent more than four years as a castaway (1704–1709) after being marooned by his captain on an uninhabited island in the South Pacific Ocean. He survived that ordeal, but succumbed to tropical illness a dozen years later while serving aboard HMS Weymouth off West Africa

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Alexander Selkirk


“Whenever a snowflake leaves the sky, it turns and turns to say Good-by!”

Alexander Selkirk