Adventure Quotes

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.
Byron, Lord
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.
Earhart, Amelia
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.
Farquhar, George
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.
Grayson, David
1870-1946 American Journalist and Writer

Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.
Jung, Carl
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.
Nehru, Jawaharlal
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.
Sterne, Laurence
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.
Tagore, Rabindranath
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.
Trogdon, William
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
Wilder, Thornton
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.
Woolf, Virginia
1882-1941 British Novelist Essayist

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