Inspiring Adventure Quotes
"Security is mostly superstition. It does not exist
in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it.
Avoiding danger in the long run is no safer that outright exposure.
Life is either a daring adventure or it is nothing."
"You have plenty of courage, I am sure," answered Oz. "All you need is confidence in yourself. There is no living thing that is not afraid when it faces danger. The true courage is in facing danger when you are afraid, and that kind of courage you have in plenty."
L. Frank Baum (Wizard of Oz)
"I decided that adventure was the best way to learn..."
"Never forget that life can only be nobly inspired and rightly lived if you take it bravely and gallantly, as a splendid adventure in which you are setting out into an unknown country, to face many a danger, to meet many a joy, to find many a comrade, to win and lose many a battle."
"Life is adventure, not predicament."
"I have found adventure in flying, in world travel, in business, and even close at hand... Adventure is a state of mind - and spirit."
"I believe that all of us have the capacity for one adventure inside us, but great adventure is facing responsibility day after day."
"There are two kinds of adventurers: those who go truly hoping to find adventure and those who go secretly hoping they won't."
"If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness, and fears."
"If you're not living on the edge, you're taking up too much space."
"In the universe, there are things that are known, and things that are unknown, and in between, there are doors."
"It is only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it were the only one we had."
“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.”
T. S. Eliot
“People travel to wonder at the height of the mountains, at the huge waves of the seas, at the long course of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars, and yet they pass by themselves without wondering.”
St. Augustine, Early Christian Priest
“Plunge boldly into the thick of life, and seize it where you will, it is always interesting.”
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
"Security is a kind of death.”
“There are two kinds of adventurers; those who go truly hoping to find adventure and those who go secretly hoping they won't. “
“Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing.”
Johann Friedrich Von Schiller
“You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.”
“A large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life, by him who interests his heart in everything.”
“Adventure is not outside man; it is within.”
“Adventure is worthwhile.”
“Adventure: the pursuit of life.”
Daniel Roy Wiarda
“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
“If we do not find anything very pleasant, at least we shall find something new.”
“ . . . as long as the heart beats, as long as body and soul keep together, I cannot admit that any creature endowed with a will has need to despair of life.”
“It is in vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.”
“'Adventurer' -- he that goes out to meet whatever may come. Well, that is what we all do in the world one way or another . . .”
H. Rider Haggard
“It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding themselves.”
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