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  Adventure is worthwhile.  
 -  Aesop
  

  To all those who lead monotonous lives in the hope that they may experience at second hand the delights and dangers of adventure.  
 -  Agatha Christie
  

  The one who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The one who walks alone, is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.  
 -  Albert Einstein
  

  Never fear quarrels, but seek hazardous adventures.  
 -  Alexandre Dumas
  

  Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.  
 -  Ambrose Redmoon
  

  Adventure is worthwhile in itself.  
 -  Amelia Earhart
  

  Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.   
 -  Anais Nin
  

  It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding themselves.  
 -  Andre Gide
  

  Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.  
 -  Andre Gide
  

  It is in the compelling zest of high adventure and of victory, and in creative action, that man finds his supreme joys.  
 -  Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  

  Life is a blank canvas, and you need to throw all the paint on it you can.  
 -  Danny Kaye
  

  The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don't define them, or even seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.  
 -  Denis Waitley
  

  If you don't take risks, you'll have a wasted soul.  
 -  Drew Barrymore
  

  A man on foot, on horseback or on a bicycle will see more, feel more, enjoy more in one mile than the motorized tourists can in a hundred miles.  
 -  Edward Abbey
  

  The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.  
 -  Eleanor Roosevelt
  

  Things can be anchors. They can tie us down, and keep us from exploring new interests and developing new talents. They can get in the way of relationships, career success, and family time. They can drain our energy and sense of adventure.  
 -  Francine Jay
  

  To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.  
 -  Freya Stark
  

  Believe me! The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from life is to live dangerously!  
 -  Friedrich Nietzsche
  

  An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered. An adventure is an inconvenience rightly considered.  
 -  G. K. Chesterton
  

  It is never too late to be who you might have been.  
 -  George Eliot
  

  Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.  
 -  Helen Keller
  

  Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.  
 -  Helen Keller
  

  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
  

  I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.  
 -  Henry David Thoreau
  

  Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention to arrive safely in a pretty and well preserved body; but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming 'Wow! What a ride!''  
 -  Hunter S. Thompson
  

  It is never too late to be who you might have been.  
 -  George Eliot
  

  Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.  
 -  Helen Keller
  

  Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.  
 -  Helen Keller
  

  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
  

  I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.  
 -  Henry David Thoreau
  

  Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention to arrive safely in a pretty and well preserved body; but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming 'Wow! What a ride!''  
 -  Hunter S. Thompson
  

  I am looking for someone to share in an adventure that I am arranging, and it's very difficult to find anyone. 'I should think so - in these parts! We are plain quiet folk and have no use for adventures. Nasty disturbing uncomfortable things! Make you late for dinner!'  
 -  J. R. R. Tolkien, The Hobbit
  

  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
  

  To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.  
 -  Joanne K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
  

  Adventure isn't hanging on a rope off the side of a mountain. Adventure is an attitude that we must apply to the day to day obstacles of life.  
 -  John Amatt
  

  Follow your bliss, and doors will open for you that you never knew existed. Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls.  
 -  Joseph Campbell
  

  If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.  
 -  Katharine Hepburn
  

  A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.  
 -  Lao Tzu
  

  No, no! The adventures first, explanations take such a dreadful time.  
 -  Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
  

  I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning to sail my ship.  
 -  Louisa May Alcott
  

  Blessed are the curious, for they shall have adventures.  
 -  Lovelle Drachman
  

  If things seem under control, you are just not going fast enough.  
 -  Mario Andretti
  

  Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  Life is pure adventure and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.  
 -  Maya Angelou
  

  My life is an adventure still being written - and so is yours. Start writing the first chapter now! Fill it with adventure and love happiness. Live the story as you write it!  
 -  Nick Vujicic
  

  The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.  
 -  Oprah Winfrey
  

  Understand that the right to choose your own path is a sacred privilege. Use it. Dwell in possiblity. It is confidence in our bodies, minds and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures, new directions to grow in, and new lessons to learn - which is what life is all about.  
 -  Oprah Winfrey
  

  The bold adventurer succeeds the best.  
 -  Ovid
  

  The danger of an adventure is worth a thousand days of ease and comfort.  
 -  Paulo Coelho
  

  Try to live with the same intensity as a child. He doesn't ask for explanations; he dives into each day as if it were a new adventure and, at night, sleeps tired and happy.  
 -  Paulo Coelho
  

  I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.  
 -  Paulo Coelho
  

  Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.  
 -  Ralph Waldo Emerson
  

  Always do what you are afraid to do.  
 -  Ralph Waldo Emerson
  

  The best journeys in life are those that answer questions you never thought to ask.  
 -  Rich Ridgeway
  

  For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move.  
 -  Robert Louis Stevenson
  

  I see my path, but I don't know where it leads. Not knowing where I'm going is what inspires me to travel it.  
 -  Rosalia de Castro
  

  To fall in love with God is the greatest romance; to seek him the greatest adventure; to find him, the greatest human achievement.  
 -  Saint Augustine
  

  All adventures, especially into new territory, are scary  
 -  Sally Ride
  

  Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success.  
 -  Sir Francis Bacon, The Essays: Or Counsels, Civil and Moral
  

  A man does not climb a mountain without bringing some of it away with him, and leaving something of himself upon it.  
 -  Sir Martin Conway
  

  I think because I have great difficulty saying the word 'no,' almost every day's a different adventure.  
 -  Sir Richard Branson
  

  The world is a book and those who do not travel read only a page.  
 -  St. Augustine
  

  In the wild, turkeys are amazing. When domesticated, turkeys are so stupid they have to be kept from accidentally killing themselves a dozen different ways. Gentlemen, let's admit it: most of us are tragically overdomesticated. We have hardly any connection to the wild or our wilder selves. Words like adventure, exploit, and quest no longer apply to us. It is why we are soft, whiney, and bored.  
 -  Stephen Mansfield
  

  Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.  
 -  T. S. Eliot
  

  The journey, not the arrival matters.  
 -  T. S. Eliot
  

  When you're safe at home you wish you were having an adventure; when you're having an adventure you wish you were safe at home  
 -  Thornton Wilder
  

  I'm not single, I'm in a long term relationship with adventure and fun.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Don't cry because life has it's bad endings but smile because a whole new adventure has just started. Respect it.  
 -  Unknown
  

  It's time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I'd much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure.  
 -  Unknown
  

  To the well organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.  
 -  Unknown
  

  I am not an adventurer by choice but by fate.  
 -  Vincent van Gogh
  

  A man practices the art of adventure when he heroically faces up to life. When he has the daring to open doors to new experiences. When he is unafraid of new ideas, new theories and new philosophies. When he has the curiosity to experiment. When he breaks the chain of routine.  
 -  Wilferd A. Peterson
  

  The adventure of life is to learn. The purpose of life is to grow. The nature of life is to change. The challenge of life is to overcome. The essence of life is to care. The opportunity of life is to serve. The secret of life is to dare. The spice of life is to befriend. The beauty of life is to give.  
 -  William Arthur Ward
  

  One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.  
 -  William Feather
  

  Don't you think now is the time to be adventurous, while we're still young?  
 -  Unknown
  

  To the well organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.  
 -  Unknown
  

  When you're safe at home you wish you were having an adventure; when you're having an adventure you wish you were safe at home  
 -  Thornton Wilder
  

  A work of art is above all an adventure of the mind  
 -  Eugene Ionesco
  

  I'm not single, I'm in a long term relationship with adventure and fun.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Man could escape danger only by renouncing adventure, by abandoning that which has given to the human condition its unique character and genius among the rest of living things  
 -  Rene Dubois
  

  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
  

  The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.  
 -  Oprah Winfrey
  

  I'm sick of seeing the movies where the girl falls in love with the perfect boy. Who wants perfect? I want adventure.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Adventure is the essence of life.  
 -  Dick Rutan
  

  This land may be profitable to those that will adventure it.  
 -  Henry Hudson
  

  The fast lane I am flying down is one with no end in sight filled with reckless adventure and paved with dangerous delights.  
 -  Ashley Young
  

  If adventure does not wait on the doorstep, climb out through the window  
 -  Loesje
  

  The fruit of my tree of knowledge is plucked, and it is this: 'Adventures are to the adventurous  
 -  Benjamin Disraeli
  

  The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes 'sight-seeing.'  
 -  Daniel J. Boorstin
  

  When their adventures do not succeed, however, they run away; but it was the mark of a brave man to face things that are, and seem, terrible for a man, because it is noble to do so and disgraceful not to do so.  
 -  Aristotle
  

  Adventure is worthwhile.  
 -  Aristotle
  

  To die will be an awfully big adventure.  
 -  Aristotle
  

  Embrace change. Have the courage to be adventurous,because you only have one ticket for this ride.  
 -  Unknown
  

  When you set out on your journey to Ithaca, pray that the road is long, full of adventure, full of knowledge.  
 -  Constantine Peter
  

  Life is filled with unexpected adventures. As you continue to move on in life and face new events, adventures, and challenges, we all wish you the best of luck.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul.  
 -  William Somerset Maugham
  

  Love is the greatest adventure. Because both life and death are present in it. When you are in love, you may live in a moment and you may die in the next.  
 -  Unknown
  

  The bold adventurer succeeds the best.  
 -  Ovid
  

  There is no certainty; there is only adventure.  
 -  Roberto Assagioli
  

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

  There are two kinds of adventurers: those who go truly hoping to find adventure and those who go secretly hoping they won't.  
 -  Rabindranath Tagore
  

  I am not an adventurer by choice but by fate.  
 -  Vincent Van Gogh
  

  The Canadians of those days, at least, possessed a roving spirit of adventure which carried them further, in exposure to hardship and danger, than ever the New England colonist went, and led them, though not to clear and colonize the wilderness, yet  
 -  Henry David Thoreau
  

  You can either be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It all depends on how you view your life.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Adventure is not outside a man; it is within  
 -  David Gayson
  

  Whatever course you have chosen for yourself, it will not be a chore but an adventure if you bring to it a sense of the glory of striving.  
 -  David Sarnoff
  

  It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding themselves.  
 -  Andre Gide
  

  An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.  
 -  G. K. Chesterton
  

  It is a peculiarity of the American mind that it regards any excursion into the truth as an adventure into cynicism.  
 -  Henry Louis Mencken
  

  Adventure is hardship aesthetically considered.  
 -  Barry Targan
  

  Many will call me an adventurer - and that I am, only one of a different sort: one of those who risks his skin to prove his platitudes.  
 -  Ernesto Che Guevara
  

  It's time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I'd much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure.  
 -  Unknown
  

  One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure  
 -  William Feather
  

  Don't cry because life has it's bad endings but smile because a whole new adventure has just started. Respect it.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Adventure is the vitaminizing element in histories both individual and social  
 -  William Bolitho
  

  The great social adventure of America is no longer the conquest of the wilderness but the absorption of fifty different peoples  
 -  Walter Lippmann
  

  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
  

  New discoveries in science will continue to create a thousand new frontiers for those who still would adventure  
 -  Herbert Hoover
  

  We love because it's the only true adventure.  
 -  Nikki Giovanni
  

  All adventures, especially into new territory, are scary  
 -  Sally Ride