Adventure quotes page 2
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Adventure is worthwhile in itself.
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 an opportunity, benefit from it.
Life is beauty, admire it.
Life is a dream, realize it.
Life is a challenge, meet it.
Life is a duty, complete it.
Life is a game, play it.
Life is a promise, fulfill it.
Life is sorrow, overcome it.
Life is a song, sing it.
Life is a struggle, accept it.
Life is a tragedy, confront it.
Life is an adventure, dare it.
Life is luck, make it.
Life is too precious, do not destroy it.
Life is life, fight for it.
If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.
To fall in love with God is the greatest romance; to seek him the greatest adventure; to find
him, the greatest human achievement.
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.
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.
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
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as
often as the bold.
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 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
The best journeys in life are those that answer questions you never thought to ask.
If you don't take risks, you'll have a wasted soul.
If things seem under control, you are just not going fast enough.
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.
Blessed are the curious, for they shall have adventures.
No, no! The adventures first, explanations take such a dreadful time.
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.
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.
Never fear quarrels, but seek hazardous adventures.
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
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more
important than fear.
I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning to sail my ship.
Louisa May Alcott
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
Life is a blank canvas, and you need to throw all the paint on it you can.
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
One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.
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
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.