Quotations on Adventure

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It is a peculiar part of the good photographer's adventure to know where luck is most likely to lie in the stream, to hook it, and to bring it in without unfair play and without too much subduing it.
- James Agee
(Keywords: Lie, Adventure, Luck, Play)

My life and career is my own adventure.
- Dario Argento
(Keywords: Life, Adventure, Career)

I don't write about things that I have the answers to or things that are very close to home. It just wouldn't be any adventure. It wouldn't have any vitality.
- Ann Beattie
(Keywords: Home, Adventure, Answers, Vitality)

Learn to reverence night and to put away the vulgar fear of it, for, with the banishment of night from the experience of man, there vanishes as well a religious emotion, a poetic mood, which gives depth to the adventure of humanity.
- Henry Beston
(Keywords: Experience, Fear, Adventure, Emotion, Humanity, Night, Religious)

But the love of adventure was in father's blood.
- Buffalo Bill
(Keywords: Love, Father, Adventure, Blood)

My next adventure will be being in a car with Mischa at the wheel.
- Rachel Bilson
(Keywords: Car, Adventure, Being, Will)

The process of making a movie is what I love. I thrive on that. It's an exciting miracle, a mad adventure. I love being part of it.
- Orlando Bloom
(Keywords: Love, Adventure, Being)

If you hate what you're seeing, you call it sex and violence. If you like it, you call it "romance and adventure."
- Joe Bob Briggs
(Keywords: Sex, Adventure, Hate, Violence)

Knowledge is an unending adventure at the edge of uncertainty.
- Jacob Bronowski
(Keywords: Knowledge, Adventure, Uncertainty)

I doubt whether the world holds for any one a more soul-stirring surprise than the first adventure with ice-cream.
- Heywood Broun
(Keywords: Soul, Adventure, Doubt, First, World)

I am living out my adolescent dream of travel and adventure.
- Tim Cahill
(Keywords: Travel, Dream, Adventure, Living)

Learning should be a joy and full of excitement. It is life's greatest adventure; it is an illustrated excursion into the minds of the noble and the learned.
- Taylor Caldwell
(Keywords: Life, Adventure, Excitement, Joy, Learning)

I wish more people felt that photography was an adventure the same as life itself and felt that their individual feelings were worth expressing. To me, that makes photography more exciting.
- Harry Callahan
(Keywords: Life, People, Feelings, Adventure, Photography, Worth)

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 content themselves with a mediocrity of success.
- Dale Carnegie
(Keywords: Age, Business, Home, Men, Success, Adventure, Content, Mediocrity)

Roosevelt's humor was broad, his manner friendly. Of wit there was little; of philosophy, none. What did he possess? Intuition, inspiration, love of adventure.
- Emanuel Celler
(Keywords: Humor, Love, Inspiration, Adventure, Intuition, Philosophy, Wit)

A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure.
- Charlie Chaplin
(Keywords: Romance, Adventure, Gentleman, Lonely)

I have found adventure in flying, in world travel, in business, and even close at hand... Adventure is a state of mind - and spirit.
- Jacqueline Cochran
(Keywords: Business, Travel, Adventure, Flying, Mind, Spirit, State, World)

Liberalism, on the other hand, regards life as an adventure in which we must take risks in new situations, in which there is no guarantee that the new will always be the good or the true, in which progress is a precarious achievement rather than inevitability.
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Keywords: Life, Progress, Achievement, Adventure, Liberalism, Will)

Liberalism regards life as an adventure in which we must take risks in new situation, in which there is no guarantee that the new will always be the good or the true, in which progress is a precarious achievement rather than inevitability.
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Keywords: Life, Progress, Achievement, Adventure, Liberalism, Will)

Every man ought to be inquisitive through every hour of his great adventure down to the day when he shall no longer cast a shadow in the sun. For if he dies without a question in his heart, what excuse is there for his continuance?
- Frank Moore Colby
(Keywords: Heart, Adventure, Day, Man, Question, Shadow, Sun)

It was an amazing adventure, it was my dream to be in an American musical... I really hope you are going to love what you are going to see.
- Marion Cotillard
(Keywords: Love, Dream, Hope, Adventure, American)

I get mad when people call me an action movie star. Indiana Jones is an adventure film, a comic book, a fantasy.
- Harrison Ford
(Keywords: People, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Film)

Space offers extraordinary potential for commerce and adventure, for new innovations and new tests of will. As Americans, we can't help but reach for the stars. It's our nature. It's our destiny.
- Bill Frist
(Keywords: Nature, Adventure, Americans, Commerce, Destiny, Help, Potential, Space, Stars, Tests, Will)

It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding themselves.
- Andre Gide
(Keywords: People, Adventure, Succeed)

Sex in a woman's world has the same currency a penny has in a man's. Every penny saved is a penny earned in one world and in the next every sexual adventure is a literary experience.
- Harry Golden
(Keywords: Experience, Sex, Adventure, Literary, Man, Woman, World)

The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime.
- Billy Graham
(Keywords: Romance, Adventure, Excitement, Word)

We in middle age require adventure.
- Carolyn Heilbrun
(Keywords: Age, Adventure, Middle age)

It has become impossible to give up the enterprise of disarmament without abandoning the whole great adventure of building up a collective peace system.
- Arthur Henderson
(Keywords: Peace, Adventure, Building)

New discoveries in science will continue to create a thousand new frontiers for those who still would adventure.
- Herbert Hoover
(Keywords: Science, Adventure, Will)

Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science.
- Edwin Powell Hubble
(Keywords: Science, Adventure, Man, Senses, Universe)

Each child is an adventure into a better life - an opportunity to change the old pattern and make it new.
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(Keywords: Change, Life, Opportunity, Adventure, Old)

A work of art is above all an adventure of the mind.
- Eugene Ionesco
(Keywords: Art, Work, Adventure, Mind)

The idea in The Man that Would Be King was that the music should recreate all that majestic surrounding and emphasize the adventure, but also speak about the frustration or, rather said, the curse of both protagonists, even before happened what happens them.
- Maurice Jarre
(Keywords: Music, Idea, Adventure, Frustration, Man)

For English assignments I was constantly coming up with these strange adventure stories... But I actually wanted to be an artist, or maybe work in the comic book industry.
- Paul Kane
(Keywords: Work, Adventure, Artist, English)

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
- Helen Keller
(Keywords: Experience, Life, Men, Nature, Adventure, Children, Danger, Nothing, Security, Superstition)

Life is either a great adventure or nothing.
- Helen Keller
(Keywords: Life, Adventure, Nothing)

On the unofficial level it was a glorious moment in our national life because young people decided that this had to stop, that they could no longer stand the shedding of blood in this tragic adventure in Southeast Asia.
- William Kunstler
(Keywords: Life, People, Adventure, Blood)

We live at the edge of the world, so we live on the edge. Kiwis will always sacrifice money and security for adventure and challenge.
- Lucy Lawless
(Keywords: Money, Sacrifice, Adventure, Challenge, Security, Will, World)

The great living experience for every man is his adventure into the woman. The man embraces in the woman all that is not himself, and from that one resultant, from that embrace, comes every new action.
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Keywords: Experience, Action, Adventure, Living, Man, Woman)

Let us cherish the hope that the day is not far distant when we will be in the midst of this next adventure.
- Ernest Lawrence
(Keywords: Hope, Adventure, Day, Will)

Men of vision. Oh, I love the fine names men give each other to hide their greed and lust for adventure.
- Charles MacArthur
(Keywords: Love, Men, Vision, Adventure, Greed, Lust, Names)

Travel can also be the spirit of adventure somewhat tamed, for those who desire to do something they are a bit afraid of.
- Ella Maillart
(Keywords: Travel, Adventure, Desire, Spirit)

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.
- George Leigh Mallory
(Keywords: Money, Life, Adventure, End, Joy)

Who knows, I have always lived one day at a time. Probably more adventure and excitement.
- Rob Mariano
(Keywords: Time, Adventure, Day, Excitement)

It seems people are more willing to let other people control their minds now and recreational drug use doesn't seem to have that same renegade sense of adventure that it once did.
- Marc Maron
(Keywords: People, Control, Adventure, Now, Sense)

Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul.
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Keywords: Soul, Adventure, Artist, Expression, Production)

Travel, which was once either a necessity or an adventure, has become very largely a commodity, and from all sides we are persuaded into thinking that it is a social requirement, too.
- Jan Morris
(Keywords: Travel, Adventure, Necessity, Thinking)

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
- Jawaharlal Nehru
(Keywords: Beauty, Adventure, Charm, End, Eyes, Open, World)

I think it's my adventure, my trip, my journey, and I guess my attitude is, let the chips fall where they may.
- Leonard Nimoy
(Keywords: Attitude, Adventure, Journey, May)

I have learned more about love, selflessness and human understanding from the people I have met in this great adventure in the world of AIDS than I ever did in the cutthroat, competitive world in which I spent my life.
- Anthony Perkins
(Keywords: Life, Love, People, Adventure, Understanding, World)



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