Friday, 26 August 2011

Adventure


A life without adventure is likely to be unsatisfying, but a life in which adventure is allowed to take whatever form it will is sure to be short. - Bertrand Russell

Adventure is not outside a man; it is within. - David Grayson

Adventure is often the unintentional result of poor planning. - Michael C. Thomsett

Adventure is what might otherwise be called hardship if it were attempted in a different spirit. - Laura Miller

Adventure is when you toss your life on the scales of chance and wait for the pointer to stop. - Murray Leinster

Adventure, yeah. I guess that’s what you call it when everybody comes back alive. - Mercedes Lackey 

Adventures are for the adventurous. - Unknown

Adventures are only interesting once you've lived to see the end of them. Before that, they are nothing but fear, and being too cold or too hot or too wet or too hungry, and getting hurt. - Holly Lisle 

An adventure is never an adventure while its happening. Challenging experiences need time to ferment, and adventure is simply physical and emotional discomfort recollected in tranquillity. - Tim Cahill

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

An adventurous spirit sometimes leads a man into unnecessary difficulties. - Count von Moltke

Being soaked alone is cold. Being soaked with your best friend is an adventure. - Emily Wing Smith

I have ever been prone to seek adventure and to investigate and experiment where wiser men would have left well enough alone. - Edgar Rice Burroughs

It is invidious to distinguish particular men as adventurers: we are all such. - Christian Nestell

It is men of desperate fortunes on the one hand, or of aspiring, superior fortunes on the other, who go abroad upon adventures, to rise by enterprise, and make themselves famous in undertakings of a nature out of the common road. - Daniel Defoe

Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Reckless adventure is the fool's hazard. - Tacitus 

The greatest adventure is not going to the moon - the greatest adventure is going to your own innermost core. - Osho

The spirit of adventure, the lure of the unknown, the thrill of a gallant quest. How very grand indeed. - Norton Juster

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.” - Thornton Wilder 

The true adventurer goes forth aimless and uncalculatingly to meet and greet unknown fate. - O. Henry

The very basic core of a man's living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun. - Jon Krakauer

We are all adventurers in the battle of life; but, alas! how many fall in the struggle. - Eupolis 

We pay for security with boredom, for adventure with bother. - Peter de Vries

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

Without adventure, civilization is in full decay. - Alfred North Whitehead

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