FAMOUS QUOTES FROM EXPLORERS

“The only limitation is that which one sets up in one’s own mind.” – Sir Ranulph Fiennes

“The greatest explorer on this earth never takes voyages as long as those of the man who descends to the depth of his heart.” – Julien Green

“The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” – Oprah Winfrey

“Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit.” – Frank Borman

“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

“There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” – Beverly Sills

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust

“The only true voyage of discovery, the only fountain of Eternal Youth, would be not to visit strange lands but to possess other eyes, to see the universe through the eyes of another, of a hundred others, to see the hundred universes that each of them sees.” – Marcel Proust

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller

“Adventure is worthwhile in itself.” – Amelia Earhart

“It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.” – Sir Edmund Hillary

“The biggest risk is not taking any risk… In a world that is changing quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.” – Mark Zuckerberg

“Exploration is always a mental and physical challenge.” – Apsley Cherry-Garrard

“Jump off the cliff and build your wings on the way down.” – Ray Bradbury

“There is no magic to achievement. It’s really about hard work, choices, and persistence.” – Michelle Obama

“Don’t be afraid to go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr.

“Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.” – Greg Anderson

“We have an unknown distance yet to run, an unknown river to explore. What falls there are, we know not; what rocks beset the channel, we know not; what walls ride over the river, we know not.” – John Wesley Powell

“Life is either an adventure or it is nothing.” – Helen Keller

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

“Difficulties are just things to overcome after all.” – Ernest Shackleton

“The journey not the arrival matters.” – T.S. Eliot

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs

“Adventure without risk is Disneyland.” – Doug Coupland

“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.” – Henry David Thoreau

“To travel is to live.” – Hans Christian Andersen

“Not all those who wander are lost.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” – Neale Donald Walsch

“Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing.” – Barry Finlay