Adventurers Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 69 Quotes About Adventurers

#1. To leave Afghanistan as a playground for terrorists and adventurers was simply not possible anymore. - Author: Lakhdar Brahimi
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#2. They (books) were familiar voices, friends that never quarreled with her, clever, powerful friends - daring and knowledgeable, tried and tested adventurers who had traveled far and wide. - Author: Cornelia Funke
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#3. It is unfortunate that so much of the history of Africa has been written by conquerors, foreigners, missionaries and adventurers. The Egyptians left the best record of their history written by local writers. - Author: John Henrik Clarke
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#4. Eternal peace is hell for the adventurers. - Author: Toba Beta
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#5. The great question of all choosers and adventurers is 'Was it worth while?' - and whatever else you may expect of life, don't expect an answer to that. - Author: Sheila Kaye-Smith
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#6. The refusal to rest content, the willingness to risk excess on behalf of one's obsessions, is what distinguishes artists from entertainers, and what makes some artists adventurers on behalf of us all. - Author: John Updike
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#7. Art is a form of exploration, of sailing off into the unknown alone, heading for those unmarked places on the map. If children are not permitted-not taught-to be adventurers and explorers as children, what will become of the world of adventure, of stories, of literature itself? - Author: Michael Chabon
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#8. Oh, children, growing up to be Adventurers into sophistry, Forbear, forbear to be of those That read the rood to learn the rose. - Author: Edna St. Vincent Millay
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#9. Adventurers tend to prance about the ladder of success, fearing less the sensation of a great fall than the humility of hanging idle. - Author: Mike Caro
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#10. Every flyer who ventures across oceans to distant lands is a potential explorer; in his or her breast burns the same fire that urged adventurers of old to set forth in their sailing-ships for foreign lands. - Author: Jean Batten
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#11. As a species, we've always been discoverers and adventurers, and space and the deep ocean are some of the last frontiers. - Author: Paul Allen
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#12. Don't picture yourselves as architects coming in with a complete blueprint, but rather as adventurers, trying to decipher a treasure map together. - Author: John Eldredge
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#13. Of course there is still unexplored terrestrial territory, but most of it is waterlogged. Submersed secret places, such as the Challenger Deep, which today lure hi-tech adventurers like Richard Branson and James Cameron, will undoubtedly provide welcome fodder for 'National Geographic.' - Author: Seth Shostak
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#14. We should be pushing our boundaries. After all, we Britons are explorers and adventurers. - Author: Helen Sharman
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#15. Her own mother had died when Anna was twelve and since then father and daughter had faced the world like a pair of nineteenth-century adventurers, a riverboat gambler, say, and his alibi girl. - Author: John Banville
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#16. Plans were for adventurers. He preferred the goblin approach. Blind panic might not work all the time, but at least it saved you the stress of planning. - Author: Jim C. Hines
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#17. The men in my life were wonderful, but they were very artistic and very creative and they were adventurers like myself. So it wasn't right to settle down with them. - Author: James, Son Of Zebedee
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#18. There are moments when suddenly our eyes blink open and we recapture the excitement of living. Life becomes an adventure and we, adventurers. - Author: Wayne Visser
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#19. It is war that wastes a nations wealth, chokes its industries, kills its flower, narrows its sympathies, condemns it to be governed by adventurers, and leaves the puny, deformed, and unmanly to breed the next generation. - Author: George Santayana
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#20. All adventurers came to grief. Perhaps they had not been able to make the transition, to alchemize the life of the mind into the life of the senses. They died when their minds were overpowered by nature, yet they did not hesitate to dilute it in alcohol. - Author: Anais Nin
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#21. puny adventurers bent on colossal adventure, pitting - Author: Jack London
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#22. The S.A.L.H. were mostly South Africans, with a high proportion of hardbitten adventurers from all quarters of the world, including a Confederate trooper from the American Civil War. - Author: Winston S. Churchill
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#23. We're not home-and-hearth people. We're the adventurers, the buccaneers, the blockade runners. Without challenge, we're only alive. - Author: Alexander Eliot
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#24. Today we see the steady stream from the countryside to the city, deadly for the Volk. The cities swell ever larger, unnerving the Volk and destroying the threads which bind humanity to Nature; they attract adventurers and profiteers of all colours, thereby fostering racial chaos. - Author: Alfred Rosenberg
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#25. Why do women prefer adventurers who make them suffer, rather than men who are kind and attentive? Are they seduced by the man or by the vast horizons he allows them to glimpse? Is it the man they love or the dream he represents? - Author: Kenize Mourad
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#26. A resolute leader who collects ten thousand adventurers about him can do as he pleases. Were the whole world a single Imperium, it would thereby become merely the maximum conceivable field for the exploits of such conquering heroes. - Author: Oswald Spengler
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#27. The advice I give to all adventurers is to seek a place where they may sleep
in safety. - Author: Samuel De Champlain
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#28. How about you don't kill anybody for a little bit?"
"I can't make that promise."
Small talk with the dragon. How are you? Eaten any adventurers lately? Sure, just had one this morning. Look, I still got his femur stuck in my teeth. Is that upsetting to you? - Author: Ilona Andrews
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#29. Conventional wisdom suggests the primary motivator for entrepreneurs is money or wealth creation and, in fact, much of the political debate tends to center around what kind of tax or regulatory policy changes will turn corporate suits into small business adventurers overnight. - Author: Chip Conley
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#30. I address you all tonight for who you truly are: wizards, mermaids, travelers, adventurers, and magicians. You are the true dreamers. - Author: Brian Selznick
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#31. My undergraduate degree was in history, and I wish I had been smart enough to really excel at maths, physics, chemistry or biology because ... the voyagers and adventurers and real contributors - that's where they come from. - Author: Michael Moritz
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#32. None but the ignorant can be bored by life. To the lovers of learning, life is pure adventure shared with adventurers. - Author: Pearl S. Buck
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#33. The whole of life, its masters, its adventurers, then appeared in long ranks of magnificent human beings behind me; and I was the inheritor; I, the continuer; I, the person miraculously appointed to carry it on. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#34. That a joint stock company should be able to carry on successfully any branch of foreign trade, when private adventurers can come into any sort of open and fair competition with them, seems contrary to all experience. - Author: Adam Smith
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#35. But under it all they were men, penetrating the land of desolation and mockery and silence, puny adventurers bent on colossal adventure, pitting themselves against the might of a world as remote and alien and pulseless as the abysses of space. - Author: Jack London
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#36. If there ever was a religious war full of terror, it was the crusades. But you can't blame Christianity because a few adventurers did this. That's my message. - Author: Moustapha Akkad
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#37. My idea of an amusement park story is getting adventurers to go tour environmental disaster areas. After all, if the entire Great Barrier Reef gets killed, which seems like an extremely lively possibility, what are you going to do with all that rotting limestone? - Author: Bruce Sterling
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#38. Let us not fool ourselves into thinking we went to the Moon because we are pioneers, or discoverers, or adventurers. We went to the Moon because it was the militaristically expedient thing to do. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#39. Capitalism is about adventurers who get harmed by their mistakes, not people who harm others with their mistakes. - Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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#40. This is a Solo Flight, but I want aviation enthusiasts and adventurers everywhere to join me in the endeavour. - Author: Steve Fossett
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#41. Let us be adventurers for another world. It is at least a fair and noble chance; and there is nothing in this worth our thoughts or our passions. If we should be disappointed, we are still no worse than the rest of our fellow-mortals; and if we succeed in our expectations we are eternally happy. - Author: Gilbert Burnet
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#42. Two young adventurers for hire. Willing to do anything, go anywhere. Pay must be good. No reasonable offer refused. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#43. Architects have to dream. We have to search for our Atlantises, to be explorers, adventurers, and yet to build responsibly and well. - Author: Renzo Piano
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#44. It's still a great time for adventurers. - Author: Tim Lebbon
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#45. It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires. - Author: Charles De Montesquieu
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#46. The road to India, the Suez Canal, the oil fields of Mosul, the whole complex of political and strategic requirements that drew Britain into Palestine in 1918, began with the enterprise of the Elizabethan merchant adventurers. - Author: Barbara W. Tuchman
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#47. Red serpents, fiery forms, and yelling hags, Fit company for mad adventurers. - Author: Philip Freneau
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#48. Empty vessels make the most noise. It is true. The best adventurers and climbers, and the most successful people I know in life, are all great listeners, and they don't talk too much. - Author: Bear Grylls
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#49. Anthropology has been compared to a great region, marked out indeed as within the sphere of influence of science, but unsettled and for the most part unsubdued. Like all such hinterland sciences, it is a happy hunting-ground for adventurers. - Author: H.G.Wells
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#50. The three adventurers were overcome by that delicious weariness which suddenly overtakes one at the end of an outdoor day. - Author: Carol Ryrie Brink
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#51. There was a best-selling book in the late '60s and '70s called 'The Adventurers' by Harold Robbins. The lead character's name was Dax. Anyone that's roughly my age that's named Dax is named from that book. - Author: Dax Shepard
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#52. Some bold adventurers disdain The limits of their little reign, And unknown regions date descry. - Author: Thomas Gray
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#53. Chance is the providence of adventurers. - Author: Laurence Sterne
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#54. Heart is what drives us and determines our fate. That is what I need for my characters in my books: a passionate heart. I need mavericks, dissidents, adventurers, outsiders and rebels, who ask questions, bend the rules and take risks. - Author: Isabel Allende
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#55. All ultimately intermarried to produce a race of many strains, which may account for the paradox that a people famed for stolid, patient, practical common-sense; a nation as Napoleon said, of "shopkeepers", has produced more adventurers, explorers and poets than probably any other in history. - Author: Arthur Bryant
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#56. If children are not permitted-not taught-to be adventurers and explorers as children, what will become of the world ... ? - Author: Michael Chabon
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#57. Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, story-tellers, singers of songs. - Author: Pam Brown
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#58. The spirit of [William] Penn will not be stayed. You cannot set limits to such knightly adventurers. After their own day is gone their spirits stalk the world, carrying inspiration everywhere that they go and reminding men of the lineage, the fine lineage, of those who have sought justice and right. - Author: Woodrow Wilson
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#59. There are two kinds of adventurers: those who go truly hoping to find adventure and those who go secretly hoping they won't. - Author: William Least Heat-Moon
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#60. Australia and Canada were settled by adventurers, they had to break new ground. I think that is indelibly etched on our cultural spirit. - Author: Tom Cochrane
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#61. The division of the spoils between the victors will also provide employment for a powerful office, whose doorsteps the greedy adventurers and jealous concession hunters of twenty or thirty nations will crowd and defile. - Author: John Maynard Keynes
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#62. One should never pursue the hazards of fortune to their very ends andit behooves all adventurers to treat their good luck with reverence, neither bothering nor upsetting it. - Author: Francois Rabelais
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#63. 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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#64. A harbor, even if it is a little harbor, is a good thing, since adventurers come into it as well as go out, and the life in it grows strong, because it takes something from the world, and has something to give in return. - Author: Sarah Orne Jewett
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#65. It is invidious to distinguish particular men as adventurers: we are all such. - Author: Christian Nestell Bovee
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#66. Donegan Bane and Gracious O'Callahan - the Monster Hunters. Adventurers, inventors, authors of Monster Hunting for Beginners and it's sequels, Monster Hunting for Beginners is Probably Inadvisable and Seriously, Dude, Stop Monster Hunting. - Author: Derek Landy
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#67. When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#68. Have any sheep been seen walking out of the Library with seagoing adventurers clinging to their wool? - Author: Lindsey Davis
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#69. A group of adventurers is known as a "party," and not just because they like to celebrate their success together in the end. Your party should be as close to you as your family--assuming your family can cast spells, kill monsters, and bring you back from the edge of death. - Author: Matt Forbeck
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