Francis Drake was an illustrious English naval officer, sea captain, slave trader, explorer, and privateer. From 1577 to 1580, he travelled around the world in a single expedition. He also holds the feat of being the first to complete the voyage while leading the expedition throughout the circumnavigation. In 1581, he was awarded knighthood by Elizabeth I. We bring to you a list of quotes and sayings by Francis Drake. Following is a list of quotable quotes and thoughts by Francis Drake on end, great, sea, voyage, life, death, glory, yields, time, victory, loss, irrecoverable, win, game, Lord, disturb, sight, land, mastery, ventures, dreams, stars, exploration etc.