Quotes: adventures

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  • Laurence Sterne
    Laurence Sterne
    British author 1713-1768
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    A large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life, by him who interests his heart in everything.
  • William Penn
    William Penn
    English religious leader, founder of Pennsylvania 1644-1718
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    A true friend unbosoms freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    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.
  • Anatole France
    Anatole France
    French writer (ps. of J. A. Thibault) 1844-1924
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    The good critic is he who relates the adventures of his soul among masterpieces.
  • Alan Cranston
    Alan Cranston
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    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
    Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    English writer 1865-1936
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    This is a brief life, but in its brevity it offers us some splendid moments, some meaningful adventures.
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
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    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.
  • Jean Genet
    Jean Genet
    French Playwright, Novelist 1910-1986
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    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.
  • Jawaharlal Nehru
    Jawaharlal Nehru
    Indian nationalist and statesman 1889-1964
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    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
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    We should come home from adventures, and perils, and discoveries every day with new experience and character.
  • Louise Erdrich
    Louise Erdrich
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    What men call adventures usually consist of the stoical endurance of appalling daily misery.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    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.
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