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#1. I have come to the conclusion that life in the Antarctic Regions can be very pleasant. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#2. It is the work that matters, not the applause that follows. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#3. The eternal silence of the great white desert. Cloudy columns of snow drift advancing from the south, pale yellow wraiths, heralding the coming storm, blotting out one by one the sharp-cut lines of the land. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#4. As one looks across the barren stretches of the pack, it is sometimes difficult to realise what teeming life exists immediately beneath its surface. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#5. But if we have been willing to give our lives to this enterprise, which is for the honour of our country, I appeal to our countrymen to see that those who depend on us are properly cared for. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#6. Make the boy interested in natural history if you can; it is better than games; they encourage it in some schools. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#7. Winners are born, Champions are made. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#8. Jurors realize that instead of having to make that terrible decision (voting for the death penalty), they can vote to put someone in prison and ensure that defendant is no longer a harm to society. It makes it easier for them to return a verdict of life without the possibility of parole. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#9. I may not have proved a great explorer, but we have done the greatest march ever made and come very near to great success. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#10. We took risks. We knew we took them. Things have come out against us. We have no cause for complaint. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#11. But take comfort in that I die at peace with the world and myself - not afraid. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#12. Each man in his way is a treasure. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#13. Don't let the workings of adversity totally absorb your life. Try to understand what you can. Act where you are able; then let the matter rest with the Lord for a period while you give to others in worthy ways before you take on appropriate concern again. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#14. We are all adventurers here, I suppose, and wild doings in wild countries appeal to us as nothing else could do. It is good to know that there remain wild corners of this dreadfully civilised world. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#15. We are showing that Englishmen can still die with a bold spirit, fighting it out to the end. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#16. Hunger and fear are the only realities in dog life: an empty stomach makes a fierce dog. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#17. Great God! This is an awful place. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#18. But we have been to the Pole and we shall die like gentlemen. I regret only for the women we leave behind. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#19. It is better that the law should be certain than that every judge should speculate upon improvements in it. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#20. Great God! this is an awful place and terrible enough for us to have laboured to it without the reward of priority. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#21. Slowly but surely the sea is freezing over. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#22. I fear we have shot our bolt - but we have been to Pole and done the longest journey on record. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#23. God help us, we can't keep up this pulling, that is certain. Amongst ourselves we are unendingly cheerful, but what each man feels in his heart I can only guess. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#24. Fortune would be in a hard mood indeed if it allowed such a combination of knowledge, experience, ability, and enthusiasm to achieve nothing. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#25. I can imagine few things more trying to the patience than the long wasted days of waiting. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#26. To wait idly is the worst of conditions. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#27. With great care we might have a dog's chance, but no more. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#28. Certainly dog driving is the most terrible work one has to face in this sort of business. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#29. It is always rather dismal work walking over the great snow plain when sky and surface merge in one pall of dead whiteness, but it is cheering to be in such good company with everything going on steadily and well. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#30. Every day some new fact comes to light - some new obstacle which threatens the gravest obstruction. I suppose this is the reason which makes the game so well worth playing. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#31. Had we lived I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood, endurance and courage of my companions which would have stirred the heart of every Englishman. These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#32. We are very near the end, but have not and will not lose our good cheer. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#33. The dog lives for the day, the hour, even the moment. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#34. We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course and the end cannot be far. It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. For God's sake, look after our people. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#35. The dog is almost human in its demand for living interest, yet fatally less than human in its inability to foresee. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#36. The events of the day's march are now becoming so dreary and dispiriting that one longs to forget them when we camp; it is an effort even to record them in a diary. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#37. We are weak, writing is difficult, but for my own sake I do not regret this journey, which has shown that Englishmen can endure hardships, help one another, and meet death with as great a fortitude as ever in the past. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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#38. I have huge questions about Vision Appraisal - you bet I do. I'm very worried about what happens when we hand over our destiny to an outside company. - Author: Robert Falcon Scott
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