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  • Karl Albrecht
    Karl Albrecht
    German entrepreneur 1920-2014
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    The typical human life seems to be quite unplanned, undirected, unlived, and unsavored. Only those who consciously think about the adventure of living as a matter of making choices among options, which they have found for themselves, ever establish real self-control and live their lives fully.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
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    Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly.
  • Marguerite Duras
    Marguerite Duras
    French author and filmmaker 1914-
    Marguerite Duras
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    A house means a family house, a place specially meant for putting children and men in so as to restrict their waywardness and distract them from the longing for adventure and escape they've had since time began.
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    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.
  • All adventure is now reactionary.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
    American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
    Buzz Aldrin
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    'Anthony and the Magic Picture Frame' tells it like it really was in America's early space program - the adventure, the risks, and the rewards.
  • Baltasar Kormakur
    Baltasar Kormakur
    Icelandic actor, theater and film director 1966-
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    'The Oath' seems like the perfect project for me, coming off the back of a big-scale adventure film like 'Everest.' I want to delve into an intimate, dark and psychological world where the characters are claustrophobic.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    A life without adventure is likely to be unsatisfying, but a life in which adventure is allowed to take whatever form it will is sure to be short.
  • Eugène Ionesco
    Eugène Ionesco
    Romanian-born French Playwright 1912-
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    A work of art is above all an adventure of the mind.
  • Brandon Lee
    Brandon Lee
    American actor 1965-1993
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    Action-adventure, that genre, only works for me if you can care about the characters. If the hero's not taking some kind of a journey, then there are no stakes - and no stakes, then you don't care if he lives or dies, wins or loses.
  • David Grayson
    David Grayson
    American journalist, historian and author, pen name of Ray Baker 1870-1946
    David Grayson
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    Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
  • Amelia Earhart
    Amelia Earhart
    American aviation pioneer and author 1897-1939
    Amelia Earhart
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    Adventure is worthwhile.
  • Adam Smith
    Adam Smith
    Scottish Economist 1723-1790
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    Adventure upon all the tickets in the lottery, and you lose for certain; and the greater the number of your tickets the nearer your approach to this certainty.
  • Carl Clinton Van Doren
    Carl Clinton Van Doren
    American critic and biographer 1885-1950
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    Although by 1851 tales of adventure had begun to seem antiquated, they had rendered a large service to the course of literature: they had removed the stigma, for the most part, from the word novel.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is an adventure wrongly considered.
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