- The name of Labrador, which was soon established on all maps, had its origin in the fact that Gaspar Cortereal brought back with him a number of natives who were considered to be " admirably calculated for labour." - "Canada under British Rule 1760-1900", John G. Bourinot.
- Calculations based on the time of arrival of this disturbance at widely separated points show that it proceeded with the velocity of sound from a point situated probably in Northern Labrador. - "The Man Who Rocked the Earth", Arthur Train Robert Williams Wood.
- The dim blue tides of Fundy, green slopes of Labrador Slid under us ... - "A Lonely Flute", Odell Shepard.