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Quotes About Adventure - Where to Next?

Welcome to our curated collection of quotes about adventure. We hope you enjoy pondering them and if you do please share widely, and please link back to us. Thank you! We wish you a most wonderfully adventurous life!

The mountains are calling and I must go.


Quote: Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health. by author Carl Jung overlaid on photo of two women sitting on wooden dock over body of water
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Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.


Quote: One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure. by author William Feather overlaid on photo of time lapse photography of fire
Photo Credit: Cullan Smith

One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.


Quote: The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness. by author John Muir overlaid on photo of silhouette photo of aurora borealis
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The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.


Quote: If adventure does not wait on the doorstep, climb out through the window. by author Loesje overlaid on photo of mountains under white mist at daytime
Photo Credit: Ivana Cajina

If adventure does not wait on the doorstep, climb out through the window.


Quote: When a man is a traveler, the world is his home and the sky is his roof, where he hangs his hat is his home and all the people are his family. by author Drew Bundini Brown overlaid on photo of green and brown plant on white wall
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When a man is a traveler, the world is his home and the sky is his roof, where he hangs his hat is his home and all the people are his family.


Quote: We owe something to extravagance, for thrift and adventure seldom go hand in hand. by author Lady Randolph Churchill overlaid on photo of mountains under white mist at daytime
Photo Credit: Ivana Cajina

We owe something to extravagance, for thrift and adventure seldom go hand in hand.


Quote: If you don't get out of the box you've been raised in, you won't understand how much bigger the world is. by author Angelina Jolie overlaid on photo of black white and orange butterfly perched on purple flower in close up photography during daytime
Photo Credit: Joshua J. Cotten

If you don't get out of the box you've been raised in, you won't understand how much bigger the world is.


Quote: Love, like everything else in life, should be a discovery, an adventure, and like most adventures, you don't know you're having one until you're right in the middle of it. by author E. A. Bucchianeri overlaid on photo of photo of author E. A. Bucchianeri with quote

Love, like everything else in life, should be a discovery, an adventure, and like most adventures, you don't know you're having one until you're right in the middle of it.


Quote: 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. by author Eleanor Roosevelt overlaid on photo of pink lotus flower on clear body of water
Photo Credit: Annie Spratt

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.


Quote: The world is big and I want to have a good look at it before it gets dark. by author John Muir overlaid on photo of selective-focus photograph of gray bird on tree branch
Photo Credit: Yannick Menard

The world is big and I want to have a good look at it before it gets dark.


Quote: I am not an adventurer by choice but by fate. by author Vincent van Gogh overlaid on photo of 1 us dollar bill
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I am not an adventurer by choice but by fate.


Quote: If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try. by author Seth Godin overlaid on photo of red and white heart shape illustration
Photo Credit: Pawel Czerwinski

If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.


Quote: Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one of excitement and adventure. by author Irving Wallace overlaid on photo of selective focus photo of iceberg on large body of water at winter
Photo Credit: Annie Spratt

Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one of excitement and adventure.


Quote: Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them. by author Rabindranath Tagore overlaid on photo of brown mountain
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Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them." "Everything comes to us that belongs to us if we create the capacity to receive it." "Life is perpetually creative because it contains in itself that surplus which ever overflows the boundaries of the immediate time and space, restlessly pursuing its adventure of expression in the varied forms of self-realization." "The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.


Every exit is an entry somewhere else.


Quote: Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. by author T. S. Eliot overlaid on photo of A view of the night showing stars
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Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.


Quote: The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams. by author Oprah Winfrey overlaid on photo of photo of gray elephant on grass
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The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.


Quote: I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship. by author Louisa May Alcott overlaid on photo of green leaf tree on shore
Photo Credit: Todd Quackenbush

I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.


Quote: No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow. by author Lin Yutang overlaid on photo of closeup photo of bird beside purple petal flowers
Photo Credit: Ray Hennessy

No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.


Quote: The cliche is that life is a mountain. You go up, reach the top and then go down. by author Jeanne Moreau overlaid on photo of person standing on rock beside body of water between green trees
Photo Credit: Steve Carter

The cliche is that life is a mountain. You go up, reach the top and then go down.


Quote: In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks. by author John Muir overlaid on photo of white and black bird
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In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.


Quote: Adventure is not outside man; it is within. by author George Eliot overlaid on photo of snow-covered mountain near lake under blue sky
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Adventure is not outside man; it is within.


Quote: Wherever you go, go with all your heart. by author Confucius overlaid on photo of photo of author Confucius with quote

Wherever you go, go with all your heart.


Quote: Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage. by author Anaïs Nin overlaid on photo of gray and white tabby cat with white background
Photo Credit: Mikhail Vasilyev

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.


Make everything an adventure. Otherwise, it will suck.


Quote: Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing. by author Barry Finlay overlaid on photo of mountains under white mist at daytime
Photo Credit: Ivana Cajina

Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing.




Quote: Reckless adventure is the fool's hazard. by author Titus overlaid on photo of aerial photo of brown moutains
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Reckless adventure is the fool's hazard.


Quote: Men of vision. Oh, I love the fine names men give each other to hide their greed and lust for adventure. by author Charles MacArthur overlaid on photo of man in blue jacket and blue pants carrying black and red backpack standing on snow covered
Photo Credit: Nikola Mihajloski

Men of vision. Oh, I love the fine names men give each other to hide their greed and lust for adventure.


Quote: There are two kinds of adventurers: those who go truly hoping to find adventure and those who go secretly hoping they won t. by author William Trogdon overlaid on photo of aerial photography of mountain range covered with snow under white and blue sky at daytime
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There are two kinds of adventurers: those who go truly hoping to find adventure and those who go secretly hoping they won t.


Quote: Adventure isn't hanging off a rope on the side of a mountain. Adventure is an attitude we must apply to the day to day obstacles of life. by author John Amat overlaid on photo of gray building
Photo Credit: Mitchell Luo

Adventure isn't hanging off a rope on the side of a mountain. Adventure is an attitude we must apply to the day to day obstacles of life.


Take every chance you get in life, because some things only happen once.


Quote: Adventure: An undertaking usually involving danger and unknown risks. by author Meriem Webster overlaid on photo of aerial photo of foggy mountains
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Adventure: An undertaking usually involving danger and unknown risks.




A chance is what you take before you think about it. A calculated risk is what you take after you have evaluated all possible factors and have determined that risk.


Quote: An adventurous life does not necessarily mean climbing mountains, swimming with sharks, or jumping off cliffs. It means risking yourself by leaving a little piece of you behind in all those you meet along the way. by author Shawna Grapentin overlaid on photo of man standing on brown clip
Photo Credit: Omkar Jadhav

An adventurous life does not necessarily mean climbing mountains, swimming with sharks, or jumping off cliffs. It means risking yourself by leaving a little piece of you behind in all those you meet along the way.


Quote: I always secretly looked forward to nothing going as planned. That way, I wasn't limited by my imagination. That way, anything can, and always did, happen. by author Nigel Davis overlaid on photo of selective focus photography of Labrador in vehicle
Photo Credit: Emerson Peters

I always secretly looked forward to nothing going as planned. That way, I wasn't limited by my imagination. That way, anything can, and always did, happen.


Quote: The life that I could still live, I should live and the thoughts that I could still think, I should think. by author Alastair Humphreys overlaid on photo of green trees under white sky during daytime
Photo Credit: Nin Duletin

The life that I could still live, I should live and the thoughts that I could still think, I should think.


Quote: Christopher Robin was sitting outside his door, putting on his Big Boots. As soon as he saw the Big Boots, Pooh knew that an Adventure was going to happen, and he brushed the honey off his nose with the back of his paw, and spruced himself up as well as he could, so as to look ready for Anything. by author A. A. Milne overlaid on photo of A. A. Milne quote: Christopher Robin was sitting outside his door, putting on his Big Boots. As soon as he saw the Big Boots, Pooh knew that an Adventure was going to happen, and he brushed the honey off his nose with the back of his paw, and spruced himself up as well as he could, so as to look ready for Anything.- black text on quotes background

Christopher Robin was sitting outside his door, putting on his Big Boots. As soon as he saw the Big Boots, Pooh knew that an Adventure was going to happen, and he brushed the honey off his nose with the back of his paw, and spruced himself up as well as he could, so as to look ready for Anything.


Quote: Never fear quarrels, but seek hazardous adventures. by author Alexandre Dumas overlaid on photo of landscape photography of mountains with cloudy skies during golden hour
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Never fear quarrels, but seek hazardous adventures.


Quote: Art flourishes where there is a sense of adventure. by author Alfred North Whitehead overlaid on photo of silhouette photography of mountains
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Art flourishes where there is a sense of adventure.


Quote: Without adventure civilization is in full decay. by author Alfred North Whitehead overlaid on photo of blue mountains at daytime
Photo Credit: Antoine Rault

Without adventure civilization is in full decay.


Quote: Our bravest and best lessons are not learned through success, but through misadventure. by author Amos Bronson Alcott overlaid on photo of aerial photo of foggy mountains
Photo Credit: Samuel Ferrara

Our bravest and best lessons are not learned through success, but through misadventure.


Quote: You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. by author Andre Gide overlaid on photo of gray and black laptop computer on surface
Photo Credit: Ales Nesetril

You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.


Quote: It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves -- in finding themselves. by author Andre Gide overlaid on photo of man in blue jacket and blue pants carrying black and red backpack standing on snow covered
Photo Credit: Nikola Mihajloski

It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves -- in finding themselves.


Quote: Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you're climbing it. by author Andy Rooney overlaid on photo of island during daytime
Photo Credit: Dave Hoefler

Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you're climbing it.


Quote: The best adventure is always the one you're about to have next. by author Anonymous overlaid on photo of blue mountains at daytime
Photo Credit: Antoine Rault

The best adventure is always the one you're about to have next.


Quote: Stop staring at mountains. Climb them instead, yes, it's a harder process but it will lead you to a better view. by author Anonymous overlaid on photo of single pink tulip wallpaper
Photo Credit: Sabina Hassan

Stop staring at mountains. Climb them instead, yes, it's a harder process but it will lead you to a better view.


Quote: Then I realized that to be more alive, I had to be less afraid. So I did it. I lost my fear and gained my whole life. by author Anonymous overlaid on photo of raging waves through shores
Photo Credit: Jon Del Rivero

Then I realized that to be more alive, I had to be less afraid. So I did it. I lost my fear and gained my whole life.


Quote: Your body is not a temple, it's an amusement park. Enjoy the ride. by author Anthony Bourdain overlaid on photo of forest near mountain alps
Photo Credit: Milada Vigerova

Your body is not a temple, it's an amusement park. Enjoy the ride.


Quote: Set out from any point. They are all alike. They all lead to a point of departure. by author Antonio Porchia overlaid on photo of person standing on rock beside body of water between green trees
Photo Credit: Steve Carter

Set out from any point. They are all alike. They all lead to a point of departure.


The journey toward self-discovery is life's greatest adventure.


Quote: Why, I'd like nothing better than to achieve some bold adventure, worthy of our trip. by author Aristophanes overlaid on photo of white rose enclosed photograph
Photo Credit: Annie Spratt

Why, I'd like nothing better than to achieve some bold adventure, worthy of our trip.






Quote: It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires. by author Montesquieu overlaid on photo of brown rock formation
Photo Credit: Gautier Salles

It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires.


Quote: You the people have the power to make this life free and beautiful, to make this life a wonderful adventure. by author Charlie Chaplin overlaid on photo of silhouette of person jumping during dawn
Photo Credit: Austin Schmid

You the people have the power to make this life free and beautiful, to make this life a wonderful adventure.


Quote: A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure. by author Charlie Chaplin overlaid on photo of man sitting on concrete brick with opened laptop on his lap
Photo Credit: Avi Richards

A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure.


Quote: It is invidious to distinguish particular men as adventurers: we are all such. by author Christian Nestell Bovee overlaid on photo of multicolored abstract painting
Photo Credit: Geordanna Cordero

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


Quote: I now walk into the wild. by author Christopher McCandless overlaid on photo of cat in space
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I now walk into the wild.


Quote: The very basic core of a man's living spirit is his passion for adventure. by author Christopher McCandless overlaid on photo of black wooden louver door window
Photo Credit: Inés Castellano

The very basic core of a man's living spirit is his passion for adventure.




Quote: The journey is the destination. by author Dan Eldon overlaid on photo of landscape photography of mountain
Photo Credit: Chan Hoi

The journey is the destination.


Quote: Life is a blank canvas, and you need to throw all the paint on it you can. by author Danny Kaye overlaid on photo of brown mountain
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Life is a blank canvas, and you need to throw all the paint on it you can.




Quote: For an adventurous life, seek not security. Dance with uncertainty to create magnificence and beauty. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of white bicycle parked beside wall
Photo Credit: Brennan Ehrhardt

For an adventurous life, seek not security. Dance with uncertainty to create magnificence and beauty.


Quote: Don't fear; remember life is an adventure. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of gray wooden house on green plains near mountain range at daytime
Photo Credit: Karsten Würth

Don't fear; remember life is an adventure.


Quote: Life is not an equation to be solved; it is an adventure of consciousness to be thrilled and enjoyed. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of green trees under white clouds
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Life is not an equation to be solved; it is an adventure of consciousness to be thrilled and enjoyed.


Quote: Life is an adventurous ride in a train we call time. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of green tree under blue sky during night time
Photo Credit: Tasos Mansour

Life is an adventurous ride in a train we call time.


Quote: Life is adventurous and exciting because you never know where you will be in a few minutes or so. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of short-beak red bird on tree
Photo Credit: Roberto Nickson

Life is adventurous and exciting because you never know where you will be in a few minutes or so.


Quote: Life is a one-way journey toward the unknown. So make it an exciting awesome adventure. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of brown mountain
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Life is a one-way journey toward the unknown. So make it an exciting awesome adventure.


Quote: I do not want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well. by author Diane Ackerman overlaid on photo of beach during daytime
Photo Credit: Harry Holder

I do not want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.


Quote: Adventure without risk is Disneyland. by author Douglas Coupland overlaid on photo of city lights from hill
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Adventure without risk is Disneyland.


Quote: If you don't take risks, you'll have a wasted soul. by author Drew Barrymore overlaid on photo of person holding gray and beige roman numeral alarm clock
Photo Credit: Elena Koycheva

If you don't take risks, you'll have a wasted soul.




Quote: I have discovered that even the mediocre can have adventures and even the fearful can achieve. by author Edmund Hillary overlaid on photo of brown wooden hanging bridge surrounded by green trees during daytime
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I have discovered that even the mediocre can have adventures and even the fearful can achieve.


Quote: One travels to run away from routine, that dreadful routine that kills all imagination and all our capacity for enthusiasm. by author Ella Maillart overlaid on photo of aerial photography of pine trees with mist
Photo Credit: Dorel Gnatiuc

One travels to run away from routine, that dreadful routine that kills all imagination and all our capacity for enthusiasm.


Quote: Travel can also be the spirit of adventure somewhat tamed, for those who desire to do something they are a bit afraid of. by author Ella Maillart overlaid on photo of man in blue jacket and blue pants carrying black and red backpack standing on snow covered
Photo Credit: Nikola Mihajloski

Travel can also be the spirit of adventure somewhat tamed, for those who desire to do something they are a bit afraid of.




Quote: Every so often, let your spirit of adventure triumph over your good sense. by author H. Jackson Brown, Jr.  overlaid on photo of shooting star in night sky
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Every so often, let your spirit of adventure triumph over your good sense.


Quote: New discoveries in science will continue to create a thousand new frontiers for those who still would adventure. by author Herbert Hoover overlaid on photo of yellow flower
Photo Credit: Wolfgang Hasselmann

New discoveries in science will continue to create a thousand new frontiers for those who still would adventure.


Quote: I think risk-taking is a great adventure. And life should be full of adventures. by author Herbie Hancock overlaid on photo of desk with laptop
Photo Credit: Nikita Kachanovsky

I think risk-taking is a great adventure. And life should be full of adventures.


Quote: You know you are truly alive when you're living among lions. by author Isak Dinesen overlaid on photo of man and woman hugging each other
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You know you are truly alive when you're living among lions.


Quote: The end he had been born to serve yet did not see had led him to escape by an unseen path and now it beckoned to him once more and a new adventure was about to be opened to him. by author James Joyce overlaid on photo of white wall paint with white wall paint
Photo Credit: Joshua Hoehne

The end he had been born to serve yet did not see had led him to escape by an unseen path and now it beckoned to him once more and a new adventure was about to be opened to him.


Quote: I wanted real adventures to happen to myself. But real adventures, I reflected, do not happen to people who remain at home: they must be sought abroad. by author James Joyce overlaid on photo of aerial photography of trees on mountain
Photo Credit: Spencer Watson

I wanted real adventures to happen to myself. But real adventures, I reflected, do not happen to people who remain at home: they must be sought abroad.


Quote: Here's to freedom, cheers to art. Here's to having an excellent adventure and may the stopping never start. by author Jason Mraz overlaid on photo of person standing on rock beside body of water between green trees
Photo Credit: Steve Carter

Here's to freedom, cheers to art. Here's to having an excellent adventure and may the stopping never start.


Quote: Maybe there is another who sees life not as a flickering candle but as a torch that can illuminate an undiscovered world. by author Jimmy Buffett overlaid on photo of aerial photography of mountain range covered with snow under white and blue sky at daytime
Photo Credit: Rohit Tandon

Maybe there is another who sees life not as a flickering candle but as a torch that can illuminate an undiscovered world.


Quote: One of the inescapable encumbrances of leading an interesting life is that there have to be moments when you almost lose it. by author Jimmy Buffett overlaid on photo of green trees under white sky during daytime
Photo Credit: Nin Duletin

One of the inescapable encumbrances of leading an interesting life is that there have to be moments when you almost lose it.


Quote: If you want to train for big mountain endeavors, spend time in big mountains. by author Jimmy Chin overlaid on photo of white snow mountain
Photo Credit: Olivier Miche

If you want to train for big mountain endeavors, spend time in big mountains.


Quote: When the new becomes commonplace, people become accustomed to it. That's a tribute to our sense of adventure. by author John Glenn overlaid on photo of calm body of water near alp mountains during nighttime
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When the new becomes commonplace, people become accustomed to it. That's a tribute to our sense of adventure.


Quote: Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more that what we could learn from books. by author John Lubbock overlaid on photo of group of camels walking on desert lake at daytime
Photo Credit: Susan Toyofuku

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more that what we could learn from books.


Quote: Every day is an adventure. by author Joseph B. Wirthlin overlaid on photo of gray wooden house on green plains near mountain range at daytime
Photo Credit: Karsten Würth

Every day is an adventure.


Quote: You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don't let yourself indulge in vain wishes. by author Laurence J. Peter overlaid on photo of orange tabby kittens
Photo Credit: Jonathan Wiemers

You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don't let yourself indulge in vain wishes.


All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.


Quote: Travel doesn't become adventure until you leave yourself behind. by author Marty Rubin overlaid on photo of golden retriever with white background
Photo Credit: Jaeyoon Jeong

Travel doesn't become adventure until you leave yourself behind.


Quote: As you awaken, may your dreams greet you by name, and may you answer, Yes! by author Mary Anne Radmacher overlaid on photo of pink flower
Photo Credit: Xuan Nguyen

As you awaken, may your dreams greet you by name, and may you answer, Yes!


If adventurers were cowardly, no one would have crossed the nations; if sailors were fearful, no one would have crossed the oceans; if pilots were gutless, no one would have crossed the skies.


Quote: The true adventurer goes forth aimless and uncalculating to meet and greet unknown fate. by author O. Henry overlaid on photo of person standing on rock beside body of water between green trees
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The true adventurer goes forth aimless and uncalculating to meet and greet unknown fate.


Quote: A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions. by author Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.  overlaid on photo of island during daytime
Photo Credit: Dave Hoefler

A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.




Quote: Life is an adventure of our own design intersected by fate and a series of lucky and unlucky accidents. by author Patti Smith overlaid on photo of blue sky with white clouds
Photo Credit: Lucas Ludwig

Life is an adventure of our own design intersected by fate and a series of lucky and unlucky accidents.


Quote: A traveler is really not someone who crosses ground so much as someone who is always hungry for the next challenge and adventure. by author Pico Iyer overlaid on photo of white dog on sands between leafed plants
Photo Credit: Samuel Thompson

A traveler is really not someone who crosses ground so much as someone who is always hungry for the next challenge and adventure.


Quote: Life is known only by those who have found a way to be comfortable with change and the unknown. Given the nature of life, there may be no security, but only adventure. by author Rachel Naomi Remen overlaid on photo of green palm plant during daytime
Photo Credit: Prajwal Vedpathak

Life is known only by those who have found a way to be comfortable with change and the unknown. Given the nature of life, there may be no security, but only adventure.


Quote: I go to the mountains for an adventure and each time I pray I will get up and down again. by author Reinhold Messner overlaid on photo of man and woman standing outside during winter
Photo Credit: Toa Heftiba

I go to the mountains for an adventure and each time I pray I will get up and down again.


Quote: I always take the same perspective with each new adventure. I put myself in the position of being at the end of my life looking back. Then I ask myself if what I am doing is important to me. by author Reinhold Messner overlaid on photo of stars on outer space
Photo Credit: Farouk Mechedal

I always take the same perspective with each new adventure. I put myself in the position of being at the end of my life looking back. Then I ask myself if what I am doing is important to me.


Quote: Until you step into the unknown, you don't know what you're made of. by author Roy T. Bennett overlaid on photo of mountains under white mist at daytime
Photo Credit: Ivana Cajina

Until you step into the unknown, you don't know what you're made of.




Quote: Always remember, it's simply not an adventure worth telling if there aren't any dragons. by author Sarah Ban Breathnach overlaid on photo of person typing on Apple Cordless Keyboard
Photo Credit: Damian Zaleski

Always remember, it's simply not an adventure worth telling if there aren't any dragons.


Quote: To venture causes anxiety, but not to venture is to lose one's self…. And to venture in the highest is precisely to be conscious of one's self. by author Søren Kierkegaard overlaid on photo of solid color
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To venture causes anxiety, but not to venture is to lose one's self…. And to venture in the highest is precisely to be conscious of one's self.


Quote: Some bold adventurers disdain The limits of their little reign, And unknown regions date descry. by author Thomas Gray overlaid on photo of brown mountain
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Some bold adventurers disdain The limits of their little reign, And unknown regions date descry.


Quote: Life is a fatal adventure. It can only have one end. So why not make it as far-ranging and free as possible. by author Thornton Wilder overlaid on photo of calm body of water near alp mountains during nighttime
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Life is a fatal adventure. It can only have one end. So why not make it as far-ranging and free as possible.


Quote: May your adventures bring you closer together, even as they take you far away from home. by author Trenton Lee Stewart overlaid on photo of brown wooden hanging bridge surrounded by green trees during daytime
Photo Credit: Cory

May your adventures bring you closer together, even as they take you far away from home.


Quote: Be careful going in search of adventure -- it's ridiculously easy to find. by author William Least Heat-Moon overlaid on photo of mountain dew during sunrise
Photo Credit: Paul Earle

Be careful going in search of adventure -- it's ridiculously easy to find.


Quote: There are always adventures everywhere, it just takes an adventurer to see them. by author Millie Florence overlaid on photo of black and tan german shepherd running on green grass field during daytime
Photo Credit: Reba Spike

There are always adventures everywhere, it just takes an adventurer to see them.


Quote: Anytime I feel lost, I pull out a map and stare. I stare until I have reminded myself that life is a giant adventure, so much to do, to see. by author Angelina Jolie overlaid on photo of blue sky with stars during night time
Photo Credit: José Reyes

Anytime I feel lost, I pull out a map and stare. I stare until I have reminded myself that life is a giant adventure, so much to do, to see.


Quote: Our greatest human adventure is the evolution of consciousness. We are in this life to enlarge the soul, liberate the spirit, and light up the brain. by author Tom Robbins overlaid on photo of aerial photography of pine trees with mist
Photo Credit: Dorel Gnatiuc

Our greatest human adventure is the evolution of consciousness. We are in this life to enlarge the soul, liberate the spirit, and light up the brain.




Quote: Life's the adventure. You don't have to drop your bundle and go bush. It's about being brave within the context that you're in. by author Robyn Davidson overlaid on photo of green trees under white sky during daytime
Photo Credit: Nin Duletin

Life's the adventure. You don't have to drop your bundle and go bush. It's about being brave within the context that you're in.




Quote: If we do not find anything very pleasant, at least we shall find something new. by author William Styron overlaid on photo of brown mountain
Photo Credit: lovely shots

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


Quote: I wandered everywhere, through cities and countries wide. And everywhere I went, the world was on my side. by author Roman Payne overlaid on photo of man in blue jacket and blue pants carrying black and red backpack standing on snow covered
Photo Credit: Nikola Mihajloski

I wandered everywhere, through cities and countries wide. And everywhere I went, the world was on my side.


Quote: The biggest adventure is to move into an area in which you are not an expert. Sometimes I joke that I am not interested in doing re-search, only search. by author Andre Geim overlaid on photo of aerial photography of trees on mountain
Photo Credit: Spencer Watson

The biggest adventure is to move into an area in which you are not an expert. Sometimes I joke that I am not interested in doing re-search, only search.


Quote: Human progress has always been driven by a sense of adventure and unconventional thinking. by author Andre Geim overlaid on photo of brown mountain
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Human progress has always been driven by a sense of adventure and unconventional thinking.




Quote: Perhaps the spirit of adventure, be it mental or material adventure, is a factor so essential in human progress that no emphasis of it is undue. by author Archibald Hill overlaid on photo of brown and green leaves on white surface
Photo Credit: Davies Designs Studio

Perhaps the spirit of adventure, be it mental or material adventure, is a factor so essential in human progress that no emphasis of it is undue.


Quote: Life is an adventure that is best lived boldly. by author Bear Grylls overlaid on photo of gray wooden house on green plains near mountain range at daytime
Photo Credit: Karsten Würth

Life is an adventure that is best lived boldly.


Quote: Adventure should be 80 percent 'I think this is manageable,' but it's good to have that last 20 percent where you're right outside your comfort zone. Still safe, but outside your comfort zone. by author Bear Grylls overlaid on photo of snowy mountain
Photo Credit: Daniel Leone

Adventure should be 80 percent 'I think this is manageable,' but it's good to have that last 20 percent where you're right outside your comfort zone. Still safe, but outside your comfort zone.


Quote: To me, adventure has always been to me the connections and bounds you create with people when you're there. And you can have that anywhere. by author Bear Grylls overlaid on photo of beach during daytime
Photo Credit: Harry Holder

To me, adventure has always been to me the connections and bounds you create with people when you're there. And you can have that anywhere.


Quote: I call for a collective adventure in generalized joy and freely interdependent exuberance. by author Bob Black overlaid on photo of island during daytime
Photo Credit: Dave Hoefler

I call for a collective adventure in generalized joy and freely interdependent exuberance.


Quote: The most dangerous thing you can do in life is play it safe. by author Casey Neistat overlaid on photo of landscape photography of horizon
Photo Credit: Jake Hills

The most dangerous thing you can do in life is play it safe.


Adventures were always best when there was someone to share them with.


Quote: It's more of an adventure when you set off into unknown territory, and there's nothing like that feeling you get when you discover a place on the Earth where no one has ever been. by author Conrad Anker overlaid on photo of yellow textile
Photo Credit: Katie Harp

It's more of an adventure when you set off into unknown territory, and there's nothing like that feeling you get when you discover a place on the Earth where no one has ever been.


The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes 'sight-seeing.'


Quote: Instead of trying to make your life perfect, give yourself the freedom to make it an adventure, and go ever upward. by author Drew Houston overlaid on photo of red metal bridge over river
Photo Credit: J. Balla Photography

Instead of trying to make your life perfect, give yourself the freedom to make it an adventure, and go ever upward.


Quote: People who make no mistakes lack boldness and the spirit of adventure. They are the brakes on the wheels of progress. by author Dale Turner overlaid on photo of brown wooden hanging bridge surrounded by green trees during daytime
Photo Credit: Cory

People who make no mistakes lack boldness and the spirit of adventure. They are the brakes on the wheels of progress.


Quote: Failure is relative. Life is adventure. Everything has beauty. by author Debby Ryan overlaid on photo of long-coated brown puppy inside room
Photo Credit: Roberto Nickson

Failure is relative. Life is adventure. Everything has beauty.


Quote: Whatever course you have chosen for yourself, it will not be a chore but an adventure if you bring to it a sense of the glory of striving. by author David Sarnoff overlaid on photo of aerial photography of pine trees with mist
Photo Credit: Dorel Gnatiuc

Whatever course you have chosen for yourself, it will not be a chore but an adventure if you bring to it a sense of the glory of striving.


Then one day, when you least expect it, the great adventure finds you.


Quote: Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science. by author Edwin Powell Hubble overlaid on photo of sunset
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Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science.


Quote: When you are in difficulties, look upon the overcoming of them as a great adventure. by author Emmet Fox overlaid on photo of red metal bridge over river
Photo Credit: J. Balla Photography

When you are in difficulties, look upon the overcoming of them as a great adventure.


Quote: All great adventures have moments that are really crap. by author Ellen Potter overlaid on photo of sunset
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All great adventures have moments that are really crap.


Quote: Let us cherish the hope that the day is not far distant when we will be in the midst of this next adventure. by author Ernest Lawrence overlaid on photo of leafless tree
Photo Credit: Luke Richardson

Let us cherish the hope that the day is not far distant when we will be in the midst of this next adventure.


Quote: There's a call to adventure. It's something in the inner psyche of humanity, particularly males. by author Gary Gygax overlaid on photo of island during daytime
Photo Credit: Dave Hoefler

There's a call to adventure. It's something in the inner psyche of humanity, particularly males.


Quote: Life is full of adventure. There's no such thing as a clear pathway. by author Guy Laliberte overlaid on photo of aerial photo of foggy mountains
Photo Credit: Samuel Ferrara

Life is full of adventure. There's no such thing as a clear pathway.


Quote: What we get from this adventure is just sheer joy. And joy is, after all, the end of life. We do not live to eat and make money. by author George Leigh Mallory overlaid on photo of Arizona landscape rocks
Photo Credit: DiscoverQuotes Staff

What we get from this adventure is just sheer joy. And joy is, after all, the end of life. We do not live to eat and make money.


Quote: Never say 'no' to adventures. Always say 'yes', otherwise you'll lead a very dull life. by author Ian Fleming overlaid on photo of brown pencil on white surface
Photo Credit: Kelly Sikkema

Never say 'no' to adventures. Always say 'yes', otherwise you'll lead a very dull life.


Quote: 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. by author Jose Bergamin overlaid on photo of close up photography of woman holding grey and red box
Photo Credit: Kira auf der Heide

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.


Quote: I thought climbing the Devil's Thumb would fix all that was wrong with my life. In the end, of course, it changed almost nothing. But I came to appreciate that mountains make poor receptacles for dreams. by author Jon Krakauer overlaid on photo of green leafed vegetable on brown wooden surface
Photo Credit: Lukas Blazek

I thought climbing the Devil's Thumb would fix all that was wrong with my life. In the end, of course, it changed almost nothing. But I came to appreciate that mountains make poor receptacles for dreams.


What I love most about this crazy life is the adventure of it.


Quote: Adventure ... is what might otherwise be called hardship if it were attempted in a different spirit. by author Laura Miller overlaid on photo of red metal bridge over river
Photo Credit: J. Balla Photography

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




Quote: Without travel I would have wound up a little ignorant white Southern female, which was not my idea of a good life. by author Lauren Hutton overlaid on photo of short-beak red bird on tree
Photo Credit: Roberto Nickson

Without travel I would have wound up a little ignorant white Southern female, which was not my idea of a good life.


Quote: For there is a price ticket on everything that puts a whizz into life, and adventure follows the rule. It's distressing, but there you are. by author Leslie Charteris overlaid on photo of brown grass field near gray rocky mountain during daytime
Photo Credit: Ian Merzwinski

For there is a price ticket on everything that puts a whizz into life, and adventure follows the rule. It's distressing, but there you are.


Quote: Life is adventure. Travel is adventure at a different address. by author Kathy Griffin overlaid on photo of man standing on sand while spreading arms beside calm body of water
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Life is adventure. Travel is adventure at a different address.


Quote: My primary goal of hacking was the intellectual curiosity, the seduction of adventure. by author Kevin Mitnick overlaid on photo of red rose
Photo Credit: Ergita Sela

My primary goal of hacking was the intellectual curiosity, the seduction of adventure.


Quote: To me art is an adventure into an unknown world, which can be explored only by those willing to take the risk. by author Mark Rothko overlaid on photo of beach shore during day time
Photo Credit: Hermansyah

To me art is an adventure into an unknown world, which can be explored only by those willing to take the risk.


Quote: The point is, when you have a chance to have a big adventure, especially if, like in your case, it doesn't hurt anyone, it's just plain foolish not to take it. by author Mink Stole overlaid on photo of cute spaniel dog on beach wallpaper
Photo Credit: Ryan Walton

The point is, when you have a chance to have a big adventure, especially if, like in your case, it doesn't hurt anyone, it's just plain foolish not to take it.




Quote: Nothing ventured, nothing gained. And venture belongs to the adventurous. by author Navjot Singh Sidhu overlaid on photo of smiling couple
Photo Credit: Joe Hepburn

Nothing ventured, nothing gained. And venture belongs to the adventurous.


Quote: As a species, we've always been discoverers and adventurers, and space and the deep ocean are some of the last frontiers. by author Paul Allen overlaid on photo of white brown and black cat on brown dried leaves
Photo Credit: Dorothea OLDANI

As a species, we've always been discoverers and adventurers, and space and the deep ocean are some of the last frontiers.


Quote: The best of life is to embark on an adventure with a woman interested in having an adventure with you. by author Oleg Cassini overlaid on photo of aerial photography of mountain range covered with snow under white and blue sky at daytime
Photo Credit: Rohit Tandon

The best of life is to embark on an adventure with a woman interested in having an adventure with you.




There's no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing.


Quote: A large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life, by him who interests his heart in everything. by author Ray Stannard Baker overlaid on photo of adobe wall
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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.


Quote: What I discovered I liked best about striking out on my bicycle was that the farther I got from home, the more interesting and unusual my thoughts became. by author Richard Russo overlaid on photo of five orange and one white pupkins
Photo Credit: Scott Webb

What I discovered I liked best about striking out on my bicycle was that the farther I got from home, the more interesting and unusual my thoughts became.


Quote: It's never too late in life to have a genuine adventure. by author Robert Kurson overlaid on photo of closeup photography of black and brown bird
Photo Credit: Boris Smokrovic

It's never too late in life to have a genuine adventure.


Quote: There are so many adventures that you miss because you're waiting to think of a plan. To find them, look for tiny interesting choices. And remember that you are always making up the future as you go. by author Randall Munroe overlaid on photo of white flower graphic wallpaper
Photo Credit: Martin Adams

There are so many adventures that you miss because you're waiting to think of a plan. To find them, look for tiny interesting choices. And remember that you are always making up the future as you go.


Quote: Years go by. I go here, I go there, I have all sorts of adventures, and then I look back and say, 'Wow that's kind of an unusual way to live your life.' by author Roman Coppola overlaid on photo of yellow and red color textile
Photo Credit: Avinash Kumar

Years go by. I go here, I go there, I have all sorts of adventures, and then I look back and say, 'Wow that's kind of an unusual way to live your life.'


Quote: My most cherished desire is to help our women come out of their routine chores and infuse in them the indefatigable spirit of adventure. by author Samina Baig overlaid on photo of green leafed plant
Photo Credit: Josh Calabrese

My most cherished desire is to help our women come out of their routine chores and infuse in them the indefatigable spirit of adventure.


Quote: Adventurer: he that goes to meet whatever may come. Well, that is what we all do in the world one way or another. by author H. Rider Haggard overlaid on photo of brown wooden hanging bridge surrounded by green trees during daytime
Photo Credit: Cory

Adventurer: he that goes to meet whatever may come. Well, that is what we all do in the world one way or another.


Quote: An adventure may be worn as a muddy spot or it may be worn as a proud insignia. It is the woman wearing it who makes it the one thing or the other. by author Norma Shearer overlaid on photo of brown wallpaper
Photo Credit: Jeremy Bishop

An adventure may be worn as a muddy spot or it may be worn as a proud insignia. It is the woman wearing it who makes it the one thing or the other.


Quote: You can't find happiness at the end of your journey if you didn't bring it with you all along. by author Katrina Mayer overlaid on photo of island during daytime
Photo Credit: Dave Hoefler

You can't find happiness at the end of your journey if you didn't bring it with you all along.


Quote: And then there is the most dangerous risk of all -- the risk of spending your life not doing what you want, on the bet you can buy yourself the freedom to do it later. by author Randy Komisar overlaid on photo of shillouette photo of person standing at the peak
Photo Credit: Tim Foster

And then there is the most dangerous risk of all -- the risk of spending your life not doing what you want, on the bet you can buy yourself the freedom to do it later.


Quote: I travel because I become uncomfortable being too comfortable. by author Carew Papritz overlaid on photo of landscape photography of mountains with cloudy skies during golden hour
Photo Credit: Nitish Meena

I travel because I become uncomfortable being too comfortable.


Quote: I urge you; go find buildings and mountains and oceans to swallow you whole. They will save you, in a way nothing else can. by author Christopher Poindexter overlaid on photo of aerial photography of trees on mountain
Photo Credit: Spencer Watson

I urge you; go find buildings and mountains and oceans to swallow you whole. They will save you, in a way nothing else can.


Quote: Some beautiful paths can't be discovered without getting lost. by author Erol Ozan overlaid on photo of forest near mountain alps
Photo Credit: Milada Vigerova

Some beautiful paths can't be discovered without getting lost.




Quote: Adventure is the vitaminizing element in histories both individual and social. by author William Bolitho overlaid on photo of turned on gray laptop computer
Photo Credit: Oskar Yildiz

Adventure is the vitaminizing element in histories both individual and social.


Quote: I have but one life to give to adventure. by author Alexander Eliot overlaid on photo of gray wooden house on green plains near mountain range at daytime
Photo Credit: Karsten Würth

I have but one life to give to adventure.


Quote: There's only one place I want to go and it's to all the places I've never been. by author Nikki Rowe overlaid on photo of white snow mountain
Photo Credit: Olivier Miche

There's only one place I want to go and it's to all the places I've never been.


Quote: 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. by author Holly Lisle overlaid on photo of brown and black long coated small dog lying on white textile
Photo Credit: Shaq Hossain

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.




Quote: Always there has been an adventure just around the corner -- and the world is still full of corners. by author Roy Chapman Andrews overlaid on photo of short-beak red bird on tree
Photo Credit: Roberto Nickson

Always there has been an adventure just around the corner -- and the world is still full of corners.




Quote: You have to have a spirit of courage and adventure, or else you're going to find it tough to get up in the morning sometimes. by author Justine Musk overlaid on photo of green trees under white sky during daytime
Photo Credit: Nin Duletin

You have to have a spirit of courage and adventure, or else you're going to find it tough to get up in the morning sometimes.


Quote: We cannot escape fear. We can only transform it into a companion that accompanies us on all our exciting adventures. by author Susan Jeffers overlaid on photo of aerial view of trees
Photo Credit: Markus Spiske

We cannot escape fear. We can only transform it into a companion that accompanies us on all our exciting adventures.


Quote: Prepare for joy -- speak your truth, care for yourself, expand your knowledge, nurture your friendships, let people love you, take on new adventures, go where your heart leads you. by author Charlotte Sophia Kasl overlaid on photo of river between trees under blue sky
Photo Credit: Eutah Mizushima

Prepare for joy -- speak your truth, care for yourself, expand your knowledge, nurture your friendships, let people love you, take on new adventures, go where your heart leads you.


Quote: Every dreamer knows that it is entirely possible to be homesick for a place you've never been to, perhaps more homesick than for familiar ground. by author Judith Thurman overlaid on photo of white clouds and blue sky
Photo Credit: J Lee

Every dreamer knows that it is entirely possible to be homesick for a place you've never been to, perhaps more homesick than for familiar ground.


Quote: I'm down for adventure and up for anything. by author Zach Anner overlaid on photo of two women sitting on wooden dock over body of water
Photo Credit: KaLisa Veer

I'm down for adventure and up for anything.


Quote: I knew it was right to make time for myself to have adventures and fulfil dreams. by author Jameela Jamil overlaid on photo of blue weimariner
Photo Credit: Cristofer Maximilian

I knew it was right to make time for myself to have adventures and fulfil dreams.


Quote: Having a perilous adventure is always better than comatose safety. Always, always, always, always, always. by author James Alan Gardner overlaid on photo of green trees on forest during daytime
Photo Credit: Olena Sergienko

Having a perilous adventure is always better than comatose safety. Always, always, always, always, always.


Quote: Adventure is the point where you toss your life on the scales of chance and wait for the pointer to stop. by author Murray Leinster overlaid on photo of man in blue jacket and blue pants carrying black and red backpack standing on snow covered
Photo Credit: Nikola Mihajloski

Adventure is the point where you toss your life on the scales of chance and wait for the pointer to stop.


Quote: Kids are curious, and if you don't lose that, then everything is an adventure. by author Diane Greene overlaid on photo of aerial photo of foggy mountains
Photo Credit: Samuel Ferrara

Kids are curious, and if you don't lose that, then everything is an adventure.


Quote: Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go. by author T. S. Eliot overlaid on photo of mountain dew during sunrise
Photo Credit: Paul Earle

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


Quote: You can choose between being a victim of destiny or an adventurer who is fighting for something important. by author Paulo Coelho overlaid on photo of rock formation under starry skies
Photo Credit: thomas shellberg

You can choose between being a victim of destiny or an adventurer who is fighting for something important.


Quote: You are not the child of the people you call mother and father, but their fellow-adventurer on a bright journey to understand the things that are. by author Richard Bach overlaid on photo of swimming pool with stainless steel ladder
Photo Credit: Etienne Girardet

You are not the child of the people you call mother and father, but their fellow-adventurer on a bright journey to understand the things that are.


Quote: This is the only chance you will ever have on earth with this exciting adventure called life. So why not plan it, and try to live it as richly, as happily as possible? by author Dale Carnegie overlaid on photo of red textile on brown wooden table
Photo Credit: engin akyurt

This is the only chance you will ever have on earth with this exciting adventure called life. So why not plan it, and try to live it as richly, as happily as possible?


Quote: Life is a great adventure…accept it in such a spirit. by author Theodore Roosevelt overlaid on photo of closeup photo of computer keyboard
Photo Credit: Christian Wiediger

Life is a great adventure…accept it in such a spirit.


Quote: When a great adventure is offered, you don't refuse it. by author Amelia Earhart overlaid on photo of two women walking on bridge during daytime
Photo Credit: Julia Caesar

When a great adventure is offered, you don't refuse it.


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