Quotes 1 till 14 of 14.
British author 1713-17680
A large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life, by him who interests his heart in everything.
English religious leader, founder of Pennsylvania 1644-17180
A true friend unbosoms freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.
C. S. Lewis
Irish novelist and poet 1898-19630
All their life in this world and all their adventures in Narnia had only been the cover and the title page: now at last they were beginning Chapter One of the Great Story which no one on earth has read: which goes on for ever: in which every chapter is better than the one before.Source: The Chronicles of Narnia (1950) The Last Battle (1956), Closing lines, in Ch. 16 :
I'll confess right here that I secretly wish I'd have drawn a strip about a little boy with a fake tiger, going for adventures throughout the universe in spaceships of his imagination.
Like every child growing up in America, I read 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' and 'Huckleberry Finn.' I liked them well enough, but I didn't love them.
French writer (ps. of J. A. Thibault) 1844-19240
The good critic is he who relates the adventures of his soul among masterpieces.
The idea of being a foreign correspondent and wandering the world and witnessing great events, having adventures and covering the activities of world leaders, appealed to me greatly. It was a very glamorous life in those days.
Joseph Rudyard Kipling
English writer 1865-19360
This is a brief life, but in its brevity it offers us some splendid moments, some meaningful adventures.
Irish writer and poet 1728-17740
We had no revolutions to fear, nor fatigues to undergo; all our adventures were by the fireside, and all our migrations from the blue bed to the brown.
French Playwright, Novelist 1910-19860
We know that their adventures are childish. They themselves are fools. They are ready to kill or be killed over a card-game in which an opponent - or they themselves - was cheating. Yet, thanks to such fellows, tragedies are possible.
Indian nationalist and statesman 1889-19640
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.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-18620
We should come home from adventures, and perils, and discoveries every day with new experience and character.
What men call adventures usually consist of the stoical endurance of appalling daily misery.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
English writer 1874-19360
Youth is the period in which a man can be hopeless. The end of every episode is the end of the world. But the power of hoping through everything, the knowledge that the soul survives its adventures, that great inspiration comes to the middle-aged.