A large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life, by him who interests his heart in everything.
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
Adventure is worthwhile.
An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.
And yet a little tumult, now and then, is an agreeable quickener of sensation; such as a revolution, a battle, or an adventure of any lively description.
I am not an adventurer by choice but by fate.
If we didn't live adventurously, plucking the wild goat by the beard, and trembling over precipices, we should never be depressed, I've no doubt; but already should be faded, fatalistic and aged.
If we do not find anything very pleasant, at least we shall find something new.
Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.
The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.
The test of an adventure is that when you're in the middle of it, you say to yourself, ''Oh, now I've got myself into an awful mess; I wish I were sitting quietly at home.'' And the sign that something's wrong with you is when you sit quietly at home wish
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 swing and play to the confined powers.
There are two kinds of adventurers: those who go truly hoping to find adventure and those who go secretly hoping they won t.
We are the men of intrinsic value, who can strike our fortunes out of ourselves, whose worth is independent of accidents in life, or revolutions in government: we have heads to get money, and hearts to spend it.
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.
Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing.
Without adventure civilization is in full decay.
You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don't let yourself indulge in vain wishes.