Quotes of Adventure

“ Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure. ”

- Helen Keller

“ Adventure is worthwhile in itself. ”

- Amelia Earhart

“ I'm still on an adventure but it's more without a goal then it was in the earlier years. I'm letting myself be led to the places I think I want to go. ”

- Paul Williams

“ Our lives improve only when we take chances — and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves. ”

- Walter Anderson

“ A life without adventure is likely to be unsatisfying, but a life in which adventure is allowed to take whatever form it will is sure to be short. ”

- Bertrand Russell

“ An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered. ”

- Gilbert K. Chesterton

“ We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. ”

- Jawaharlal Nehru

“ Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable. ”

- Helen Keller

“ Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly. ”

- Voltaire

“ Knowledge is an unending adventure at the edge of uncertainty. ”

- Jacob Bronowski

“ To save oneself, one must take risks and struggle. ”

- Unknown

“ It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding themselves. ”

- Andre Gide

“ Life ought to be a struggle of desire toward adventures whose nobility will fertilize the soul. ”

- Rebecca West

“ Life is an adventure in forgiveness. ”

- Norman Cousins

“ To die will be an awfully big adventure. ”

- J. M. Barrie

“ A large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life, by him who interests his heart in everything. ”

- Laurence Sterne

“ Adventure is not outside a man; it is within. ”

- David Grayson

“ And yet a little tumult, now and then, is an agreeable quickened of sensation; such as a revolution, a battle, or an adventure of any lively description. ”

- Lord Byron

“ Marriage is an adventure, like going to war. ”

- Gilbert K. Chesterton

“ Railway termini are our gates to the glorious and the unknown. Through them we pass out into adventure and sunshine, to them, alas! We return. ”

- Edward M. Forster

“ The good critic is he who relates the adventures of his soul among masterpieces. ”

- Anatole France

“ The thirst for adventure is the vent which Destiny offers; a war, a crusade, a gold mine, a new country, speak to the imagination and offer swing and play to the confined powers. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ The vitality of thought is in adventure. Ideas won't keep. Something must be done about them. When the idea is new, its custodians have fervor, live for it, and if need be, die for it. ”

- Alfred North Whitehead

“ There are risks and costs to a program of action, but they are far less than the long-range risks and costs of comfortable inaction. ”

- John F. Kennedy

“ We should come home from adventures, and perils, and discoveries every day with new experience and character. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ Why fear death? It is the most beautiful adventure in life. ”

- Charles Frohman

“ Without adventure civilization is in full decay. ”

- Alfred North Whitehead

“ It is a peculiar part of the good photographer's adventure to know where luck is most likely to lie in the stream, to hook it, and to bring it in without unfair play and without too much subduing it. ”

- James Agee

“ I doubt whether the world holds for any one a more soul-stirring surprise than the first adventure with ice-cream. ”

- Heywood Broun

“ The big question is whether you are going to be able to say a hearty yes to your adventure. ”

- Joseph Campbell
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