Quotes to inspire your adventurous side!

noun: adventure; plural noun: adventures

An unusual and exciting or daring experience.

Middle English: from Old French aventure (noun), aventurer (verb), based on Latin adventurus ‘about to happen’, from advenire ‘arrive’.

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Adventure is a call to action that is hard to ignore, but it can also be frightening. Here are some quotes to inspire, motivate and energise when adventure knocks.

“Every man’s life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.”

-Ernest Hemingway

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.”

-Helen Keller

“Adventure is worthwhile.”

-Aesop

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”

-Mark Twain

“‘It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.”

-J.R.R Tolkien

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I – I took the one less traveled by.”

-Robert Frost

“Oh, the places you’ll go.”

-Dr. Seuss

“People don’t take trips, trips take people.”

-John Steinbeck

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.”

-Saint Augustine

“The man who goes alone can start today, but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.”

-Henry David Thoreau

“To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.”

-Bill Bryson

All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible.

-T.E. Lawrence

“I hope you see things that startle you. I hope you feel things you never felt before. I hope you meet people with a different point of view. I hope you live a life you’re proud of. If you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start all over again.”

-Eric Roth

“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.”

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

“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.”

-Eleanor Roosevelt

“Travel far enough, you meet yourself.”

David Mitchell

“A man practices the art of adventure when he breaks the chain of routine and renews his life through reading new books, traveling to new places, making new friends, taking up new hobbies and adopting new viewpoints.”

-Wilfred Peterson

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

-William Feather

“The danger of adventure is worth a thousand days of ease and comfort.”

– Paulo Coelho

“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”

John Amat

“If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet.”

– Rachel Wolchin

“Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s OK. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind.”

-Anthony Bourdain

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

-Andre Gi

“I travel because I become uncomfortable being too comfortable.”

– Carew Papritzde

“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.”

-John Augustus Shedd

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

-Karen Gibbs

“Jobs fill your pockets, but adventures fill your soul.”

– Jaime Lyn

”Attitude is the difference between an ordeal and an adventure”

– Bob Bitchin

Now to go and have an adventure!

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All my love

K

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