The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.
620-560 BC Greek Fabulist
And yet a little tumult, now and then, is an agreeable quickener of sensation; such as a revolution, a battle, or an adventure of any lively description.
1788-1824 British Poet
An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.
Chesterton, Gilbert K.
1874-1936 British Author
Adventure is worthwhile.
1897-1937 American Aviator Author
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.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
1803-1882 American Poet Essayist
We are the men of intrinsic value, who can strike our fortunes out of ourselves, whose worth is independent of accidents in life, or revolutions in government: we have heads to get money, and hearts to spend it.
c1677-1707 Irish Playwright
I am not an adventurer by choice but by fate.
Gogh, Vincent Van
1853-1890 Dutch Painter
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
1870-1946 American Journalist and Writer
Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.
1875-1961 Swiss Psychiatrist
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.
1889-1964 Indian Nationalist Statesman
Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing.
Schiller, Johann Friedrich Von
1759-1805 German Dramatist Poet Historian
A large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life, by him who interests his heart in everything.
1713-1768 British Author
You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don’t let yourself indulge in vain wishes.
1861-1941 Indian Poet Philosopher
There are two kinds of adventurers: those who go truly hoping to find adventure and those who go secretly hoping they won t.
1939 American Author
If we do not find anything very pleasant, at least we shall find something new.
1694-1778 French Historian Writer
Without adventure civilization is in full decay.
Whitehead, Alfred North
1861-1947 British Mathematician Philosopher
The test of an adventure is that when you’re in the middle of it, you say to yourself, Oh, now I’ve got myself into an awful mess; I wish I were sitting quietly at home. And the sign that something’s wrong with you is when you sit quietly at home wish
1897-1975 American Novelist Playwright
If we didn’t live adventurously, plucking the wild goat by the beard, and trembling over precipices, we should never be depressed, I’ve no doubt; but already should be faded, fatalistic and aged.
1882-1941 British Novelist Essayist