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Adventure Quotes

Updated on January 13, 2011

Adventure Quotes and Sayings

Here are some quotes about adventure. Read them, and I am sure they are going to change your views about adventure in case you are against them.

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

You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.
Rabindranath Tagore (Bengali poet)

A work of art is above all an adventure of the mind.
Eugene Ionesco (Playwright)

Anyone can fall out of an airplane; skydivers just do it right.
Anonymous Skydiver

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
Eden Phillpotts (author)

Adventure is just bad planning.
Roald Amundsen

If we do not find anything very pleasant, at least we shall find something new.

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
George Eliot

Life is a fatal adventure. It can only have one end. So why not make it as far-ranging and free as possible.
Alexander Eliot

Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science.
Edwin Powell Hubble

Life is either a great adventure or nothing.
Helen Keller

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

Marriage is an adventure, like going to war.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are two kinds of adventurers: those who go truly hoping to find adventure and those who go secretly hoping they won t.
William Trogdon (travel writer)

Some More Adventure Quotes

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

The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
W. M. Lewis

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

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.
Anais Nin (Author)

Courage is not the absence of fear, it is the conquest of it.
Unknown author

I decided that adventure was the best way to learn...
Lloyd Alexander

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
Andre Gide (French author)

A large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life, by him who interests his heart in everything.
Laurence Sterne (English novalist, Anglican clergyman)

Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing.
Johan Friedrick von Schiller

I have but one life to give to adventure.
Bors The adventures of Sir Galahad

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

I’m going to take you on the greatest adventure of your life. You probably will never even thank me. Let’s go.


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 ...
Francis Bacon

If you’re not living on the edge, you’re taking up too much space.
Unknown Author

It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires.
Charles-Louis de Montesquieu

Now, what do you think about adventures after reading these quotes? Do tell the rest of us by commenting below.


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      Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago

      I am impressed Dallas93444! Thanks for stopping by and sharing your experiences.

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      Dallas W Thompson 6 years ago from Bakersfield, CA

      I have lived my life doing it rather than wishing I had done it! I have slept with electric eels trapped in a tropical stream, built a 50' bamboo raft and attempted to sail to Sydney, from Fiji... I have no regrets