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A large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life, by him who interests his heart in everything.
~ Laurence Sterne | (British writer. ) | 1713-1768 | Adventure
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.
~ Gilbert Keith Chesterton | ( British journalist, novelist and poet. ) | 1874-1936 | Adventure
quotes Division : Journalists   
     
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.
~ Lord Byron | ( British poet. ) | 1788-1824 | Adventure
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
I am not an adventurer by choice but by fate.
~ Vincent van Gogh | ( Dutch painter. ) | 1853-1890 | Adventure
quotes Division : Artists   
     
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.
~ Virginia Woolf | ( British novelist and essayist. ) | 1882-1941 | Adventure
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
If we do not find anything very pleasant, at least we shall find something new.
~ Voltaire | ( French writer and historian. ) | 1694-1778 | Adventure
quotes Division : Historians   
     
Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.
~ Carl Gustav Jung | ( Swiss psychologist and psychiatrist. ) | 1875-1961 | Adventure
quotes Division : Psychotherapists   
     
The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.
~ Aesop | (Greek fabulist. ) | 620 BC-560 BC | Adventure
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
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.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Adventure
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Without adventure civilization is in full decay.
~ Alfred North Whitehead | ( English mathematician. ) | 1861-1947 | Adventure
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors