Adventure quotes page 1
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. Security is mostly a superstition. It
not exist in nature.
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
Sir Francis Bacon, The Essays: Or Counsels, Civil and Moral
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.
Life is pure adventure and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The bold adventurer succeeds the best.
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.
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
T. S. Eliot
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.
The danger of an adventure is worth a thousand days of ease and comfort.
Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.
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 only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding
To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.
Joanne K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's
The journey, not the arrival matters.
T. S. Eliot
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!
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
Adventure is worthwhile.
To all those who lead monotonous lives in the hope that they may experience at second
hand the delights and dangers of adventure.
An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered. An adventure is an inconvenience
G. K. Chesterton
I am not an adventurer by choice but by fate.
Vincent van Gogh
Believe me! The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from
life is to live dangerously!
The world is a book and those who do not travel read only a page.
I think because I have great difficulty saying the word "no," almost every day's a different
Sir Richard Branson
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.
It is never too late to be who you might have been.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
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.
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.
A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
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