Quotes and Sayings about Adventure



"It is a peculiar part of the good photographer's adventure to know where luck is most likely to lie in the stream, to hook it, and to bring it in without unfair play and without too much subduing it."
- James Agee
(Related: Lie, Adventure, Luck, Play)

"If there ever was a religious war full of terror, it was the crusades. But you can't blame Christianity because a few adventurers did this. That's my message."
- Moustapha Akkad
(Related: War, Christianity, Blame, Religious, Terror)

"I decided that adventure was the best way to learn about writing."
- Lloyd Alexander
(Related: Adventure, Writing)

"Life, in my estimation, is a biological misadventure that we terminate on the shoulders of six strange men whose only objective is to make a hole in one with you."
- Fred Allen
(Related: Men, Life)

"Heart is what drives us and determines our fate. That is what I need for my characters in my books: a passionate heart. I need mavericks, dissidents, adventurers, outsiders and rebels, who ask questions, bend the rules and take risks."
- Isabel Allende
(Related: Heart, Fate, Questions, Rules)

"Adventure is just bad planning."
- Roald Amundsen
(Related: Adventure, Planning)

"Aside from my work, in my everyday private life, I'm not a very adventureous person. I don't look for change."
- Namie Amuro
(Related: Change, Life, Work)

"My life and career is my own adventure."
- Dario Argento
(Related: Life, Adventure, Career)

"Why, I'd like nothing better than to achieve some bold adventure, worthy of our trip."
- Aristophanes
(Related: Adventure, Nothing)

"There is no certainty; there is only adventure."
- Roberto Assagioli
(Related: Adventure, Certainty)

"A plumber is an adventurer who traces leaky pipes to their source."
- Arthur Baer
"To die will be an awfully big adventure."
- James M. Barrie
(Related: Adventure, Will)

"I don't write about things that I have the answers to or things that are very close to home. It just wouldn't be any adventure. It wouldn't have any vitality."
- Ann Beattie
(Related: Home, Adventure, Answers, Vitality)

"I like all the adventure sports but I like to do them in a safe way."
- Catherine Bell
(Related: Sports, Adventure)

"I want to do more action adventures and more romantic comedies."
- Maria Bello
(Related: Action, Romantic, Want)

"It's always an interesting sort of adventures that gets someone into a movie."
- Peter Berg
"Learn to reverence night and to put away the vulgar fear of it, for, with the banishment of night from the experience of man, there vanishes as well a religious emotion, a poetic mood, which gives depth to the adventure of humanity."
- Henry Beston
(Related: Experience, Fear, Adventure, Emotion, Humanity, Night, Religious)

"But the love of adventure was in father's blood."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Love, Father, Adventure, Blood)

"My next adventure will be being in a car with Mischa at the wheel."
- Rachel Bilson
(Related: Car, Adventure, Being, Will)

"What I love most about this crazy life is the adventure of it."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Life, Love, Adventure)

"Sometimes you like the personal adventure implicit in the making of a film, and sometimes you like your part in a film, and sometimes you like the final result."
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Related: Adventure, Film, Result)

"I call for a collective adventure in generalized joy and freely interdependent exuberance."
- Bob Black
(Related: Adventure, Joy)

"Adventure Bay is a convenient and safe place for any number of ships to take in wood and water during the summer months: but in the winter, when the southerly winds are strong, the surf, on all parts of the shore, makes the landing exceedingly troublesome."
- William Bligh
(Related: Adventure, Ships, Summer, Water, Winter, Wood)

"All the 20th we were endeavouring to get into Adventure Bay but were prevented by variable winds."
- William Bligh
(Related: Adventure)

"The truth is - I found myself doing these huge action-adventure movies, and um, and which are cool man. And I really love doing them. And thankfully I haven't had too much dialogue, because if I had I would have really made a mess of it. You know what I mean?"
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Love, Movies, Truth, Action, Man)

"The process of making a movie is what I love. I thrive on that. It's an exciting miracle, a mad adventure. I love being part of it."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Love, Adventure, Being)

"I'm also very pleased that we were able to include a full orchestrated score for Dragon's Lair 3D. The 40 different music pieces blend with the action to make you feel more a part of the whole adventure."
- Don Bluth
(Related: Music, Action, Adventure)

"Nothing need be apprehended from this miserable adventurer."
- Louis Bonaparte
(Related: Nothing)

"Most of the memorable events I have myself been exercised in; and, for the satisfaction of the public, will briefly relate the circumstances of my adventures, and scenes of life, from my first movement to this country until this day."
- Daniel Boone
(Related: Life, Circumstances, Country, Day, Events, First, Public, Satisfaction, Will)

"The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes "sight-seeing.""
- Daniel J. Boorstin
(Related: Experience, People, Adventure)

"Family trips to Yellowstone and to what are now national parks in Southern Utah, driving the primitive roads and cars of that day, were real adventures."
- Paul D. Boyer
(Related: Family, Day, Driving, Now)

"To leave Afghanistan as a playground for terrorists and adventurers was simply not possible anymore."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Afghanistan)

"If you hate what you're seeing, you call it sex and violence. If you like it, you call it "romance and adventure.""
- Joe Bob Briggs
(Related: Sex, Adventure, Hate, Violence)

"Knowledge is an unending adventure at the edge of uncertainty."
- Jacob Bronowski
(Related: Knowledge, Adventure, Uncertainty)

"My breakthrough as a reader was when I discovered the European adventure story writers - Alexander Dumas, Robert Louis Stevenson, Sir Walter Scott, to name a few."
- Terry Brooks
(Related: Adventure, Name, Writers)

"I doubt whether the world holds for any one a more soul-stirring surprise than the first adventure with ice-cream."
- Heywood Broun
(Related: Soul, Adventure, Doubt, First, World)

"All adventure is now reactionary."
- William F. Buckley, Jr.
(Related: Adventure, Now)

"To whom, then, must I dedicate my wonderful, surprising and interesting adventures? to whom dare I reveal my private opinion of my nearest relations? the secret thoughts of my dearest friends? my own hopes, fears, reflections and dislikes? Nobody!"
- Frances Burney
(Related: Thoughts, Friends, Opinion)

"I am living out my adolescent dream of travel and adventure."
- Tim Cahill
(Related: Travel, Dream, Adventure, Living)

"Learning should be a joy and full of excitement. It is life's greatest adventure; it is an illustrated excursion into the minds of the noble and the learned."
- Taylor Caldwell
(Related: Life, Adventure, Excitement, Joy, Learning)

"I wish more people felt that photography was an adventure the same as life itself and felt that their individual feelings were worth expressing. To me, that makes photography more exciting."
- Harry Callahan
(Related: Life, People, Feelings, Adventure, Photography, Worth)

"The big question is whether you are going to be able to say a hearty yes to your adventure."
- Joseph Campbell
(Related: Adventure, Question)

"It is long since I could have adventured on eternity, through God's mercy and Christ's merits; but death remained somewhat terrible, and that now is taken away; and now death is no more to me, but to cast myself into my husband's arms, and to lie down with Him."
- Donald Cargill
(Related: Death, Lie, God, HusbChrist, Eternity, Mercy, Now)

"Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success."
- Dale Carnegie
(Related: Age, Business, Home, Men, Success, Adventure, Content, Mediocrity)

"Roosevelt's humor was broad, his manner friendly. Of wit there was little; of philosophy, none. What did he possess? Intuition, inspiration, love of adventure."
- Emanuel Celler
(Related: Humor, Love, Inspiration, Adventure, Intuition, Philosophy, Wit)

"A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure."
- Charlie Chaplin
(Related: Romance, Adventure, Gentleman, Lonely)

"For there is a price ticket on everything that puts a whizz into life, and adventure follows the rule. It's distressing, but there you are."
- Leslie Charteris
(Related: Life, Adventure)

"About the Saint's amorous adventures, by the way, I can't speak so brazenly."
- Leslie Charteris
"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."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Power, Soul, Knowledge, Inspiration, End, Man, World, Youth)

"Marriage is an adventure, like going to war."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Marriage, War, Adventure)

"An inconvenience is an adventure wrongly considered."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Adventure)

"An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Adventure)

"I approached the bulk of my schoolwork as a chore rather than an intellectual adventure."
- Steven Chu
(Related: Adventure)

"We owe something to extravagance, for thrift and adventure seldom go hand in hand."
- Jennie Churchill
(Related: Adventure, Extravagance)

"Acting, to me, is about the incredible adventure of examining the landscape of human heart and soul. That's basically what we do."
- Glenn Close
(Related: Soul, Heart, Acting, Adventure)

"I have found adventure in flying, in world travel, in business, and even close at hand... Adventure is a state of mind - and spirit."
- Jacqueline Cochran
(Related: Business, Travel, Adventure, Flying, Mind, Spirit, State, World)

"Australia and Canada were settled by adventurers, they had to break new ground. I think that is indelibly etched on our cultural spirit."
- Tom Cochrane
(Related: Canada, Spirit)

"Liberalism, on the other hand, regards life as an adventure in which we must take risks in new situations, in which there is no guarantee that the new will always be the good or the true, in which progress is a precarious achievement rather than inevitability."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Life, Progress, Achievement, Adventure, Liberalism, Will)

"Liberalism regards life as an adventure in which we must take risks in new situation, in which there is no guarantee that the new will always be the good or the true, in which progress is a precarious achievement rather than inevitability."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Life, Progress, Achievement, Adventure, Liberalism, Will)

"Every man ought to be inquisitive through every hour of his great adventure down to the day when he shall no longer cast a shadow in the sun. For if he dies without a question in his heart, what excuse is there for his continuance?"
- Frank Moore Colby
(Related: Heart, Adventure, Day, Man, Question, Shadow, Sun)

"The American taxpayers should not have to send one more penny on the Administration's Iraq misadventure. Let's give our troops the supplies they need to get out of Iraq safely. Let's bring our troops home."
- John Conyers
(Related: Home, American, Iraq, Troops)

"It was an amazing adventure, it was my dream to be in an American musical... I really hope you are going to love what you are going to see."
- Marion Cotillard
(Related: Love, Dream, Hope, Adventure, American)

"Adventure without risk is Disneyland."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Adventure, Risk)

"Life is an adventure in forgiveness."
- Norman Cousins
(Related: Forgiveness, Life, Adventure)

"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."
- Alan Cranston
(Related: Life, Idea, Being, Events, Leaders, World)

"One of the pleasures of being an actor is quite simply taking a walk in someone else's shoes. And when I look at the roles I've played, I'm kind of amazed at all the wonderful adventures I've had and the different things I've learned."
- Willem Dafoe
(Related: Actor, Being)

"I'm still a kid inside, and adventure is adventure wherever you find it."
- Jim Dale
(Related: Adventure)

"Canada is not really a place where you are encouraged to have large spiritual adventures."
- Robertson Davies
(Related: Canada, Spiritual)

"Adventures are to the adventurous."
- Benjamin Disraeli
"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."
- Carl Clinton Van Doren
(Related: Adventure, Service, Word)

"Adventure is worthwhile in itself."
- Amelia Earhart
(Related: Adventure)

"Adventure is not outside man; it is within."
- George Eliot
(Related: Adventure, Man)

"One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure."
- William Feather
(Related: Life, Adventure)

"I get mad when people call me an action movie star. Indiana Jones is an adventure film, a comic book, a fantasy."
- Harrison Ford
(Related: People, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Film)

"Well, it's an adventure story, and a Bildungsroman, of course, but there was also the intention to describe a culture that had been seen in rather narrow terms."
- John M. Ford
(Related: Adventure, Culture, Intention)

"Railway termini are our gates to the glorious and the unknown. Through them we pass out into adventure and sunshine, to them, alas! we return."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Adventure)

"This is a Solo Flight, but I want aviation enthusiasts and adventurers everywhere to join me in the endeavour."
- Steve Fossett
(Related: Aviation, Want)

"My father being an outdoors person, he used to take us on quite a few adventures thorugh the wild areas down there, introducing us to alligators and rattlesnakes and all the trees and plants."
- Jim Fowler
(Related: Father, Being, Plants, Trees)

"The good critic is he who relates the adventures of his soul among masterpieces."
- Anatole France
(Related: Soul)

"Space offers extraordinary potential for commerce and adventure, for new innovations and new tests of will. As Americans, we can't help but reach for the stars. It's our nature. It's our destiny."
- Bill Frist
(Related: Nature, Adventure, Americans, Commerce, Destiny, Help, Potential, Space, Stars, Tests, Will)

"Why fear death? It is the most beautiful adventure in life."
- Charles Frohman
(Related: Life, Death, Fear, Adventure)

"Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and adventures are the shadow truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes and forgotten."
- Neil Gaiman
(Related: Facts, Shadow, Will)

"I like adventure."
- Marc Garneau
(Related: Adventure)

"It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding themselves."
- Andre Gide
(Related: People, Adventure, Succeed)

"We love because it's the only true adventure."
- Nikki Giovanni
(Related: Love, Adventure)

"I would have liked it to have stayed serious and have the adventures of a family lost in space. This isn't to take anything away from Jonathan and the Robot. I watch his performance today and he still makes me laugh."
- Mark Goddard
(Related: Family, Performance, Space, Today)

"Sex in a woman's world has the same currency a penny has in a man's. Every penny saved is a penny earned in one world and in the next every sexual adventure is a literary experience."
- Harry Golden
(Related: Experience, Sex, Adventure, Literary, Man, Woman, World)

"The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime."
- Billy Graham
(Related: Romance, Adventure, Excitement, Word)

"A large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life, by him who interests his heart in everything."
- David Grayson
(Related: Life, Heart, May)

"We have built our State on the freedom of personal adventure."
- John Grierson
(Related: Adventure, Freedom, State)

"Many will call me an adventurer - and that I am, only one of a different sort: one of those who risks his skin to prove his platitudes."
- Che Guevara
(Related: Skin, Will)

"There's a call to adventure. It's something in the inner psyche of humanity, particularly males."
- Gary Gygax
(Related: Adventure, Humanity)

"I've recently started composting in my apartment, which is quite an adventure."
- Shalom Harlow
(Related: Adventure)

"Music should always be an adventure."
- Coleman Hawkins
(Related: Music, Adventure)

"We in middle age require adventure."
- Carolyn Heilbrun
(Related: Age, Adventure, Middle age)

"It has become impossible to give up the enterprise of disarmament without abandoning the whole great adventure of building up a collective peace system."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: Peace, Adventure, Building)

"The true adventurer goes forth aimless and uncalculating to meet and greet unknown fate."
- O. Henry
(Related: Fate)

"Most men who have really lived have had, in some share, their great adventure. This railway is mine."
- James J. Hill
(Related: Men, Adventure)

"New discoveries in science will continue to create a thousand new frontiers for those who still would adventure."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Science, Adventure, Will)

"Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science."
- Edwin Powell Hubble
(Related: Science, Adventure, Man, Senses, Universe)

"This land may be profitable to those that will adventure it."
- Henry Hudson
(Related: Adventure, Land, May, Will)

"Each child is an adventure into a better life - an opportunity to change the old pattern and make it new."
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(Related: Change, Life, Opportunity, Adventure, Old)

"A work of art is above all an adventure of the mind."
- Eugene Ionesco
(Related: Art, Work, Adventure, Mind)

"The idea in The Man that Would Be King was that the music should recreate all that majestic surrounding and emphasize the adventure, but also speak about the frustration or, rather said, the curse of both protagonists, even before happened what happens them."
- Maurice Jarre
(Related: Music, Idea, Adventure, Frustration, Man)

"I've had some tremendous adventures, good and bad. It's part of the novel, and a novel isn't interesting if it doesn't have some good and bad. And you don't know what good is if bad hasn't been a part of your life."
- Lynn Johnston
(Related: Life)

"For English assignments I was constantly coming up with these strange adventure stories... But I actually wanted to be an artist, or maybe work in the comic book industry."
- Paul Kane
(Related: Work, Adventure, Artist, English)

"And you know, when you take on something like this, you read a book like this, you know that it's going to be an adventure. That's part of what draws you to it."
- Lawrence Kasdan
(Related: Adventure)

"Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Experience, Life, Men, Nature, Adventure, Children, Danger, Nothing, Security, Superstition)

"Life is either a great adventure or nothing."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Life, Adventure, Nothing)

"I'm always improving and I want to get better and never hit a plateau. I find it an amazing adventure."
- Nigel Kennedy
(Related: Adventure, Want)

"On the unofficial level it was a glorious moment in our national life because young people decided that this had to stop, that they could no longer stand the shedding of blood in this tragic adventure in Southeast Asia."
- William Kunstler
(Related: Life, People, Adventure, Blood)

"We live at the edge of the world, so we live on the edge. Kiwis will always sacrifice money and security for adventure and challenge."
- Lucy Lawless
(Related: Money, Sacrifice, Adventure, Challenge, Security, Will, World)

"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."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Experience, Action, Adventure, Living, Man, Woman)

"Let us cherish the hope that the day is not far distant when we will be in the midst of this next adventure."
- Ernest Lawrence
(Related: Hope, Adventure, Day, Will)

"The great social adventure of America is no longer the conquest of the wilderness but the absorption of fifty different peoples."
- Walter Lippmann
(Related: Adventure, America, Conquest, Wilderness)

"Men of vision. Oh, I love the fine names men give each other to hide their greed and lust for adventure."
- Charles MacArthur
(Related: Love, Men, Vision, Adventure, Greed, Lust, Names)

"Ellis's understanding of himself and the world around him certainly develops because of his adventures, and part of that development comes through recognizing other people for what they are."
- Margaret Mahy
(Related: People, Development, Understanding, World)

"Travel can also be the spirit of adventure somewhat tamed, for those who desire to do something they are a bit afraid of."
- Ella Maillart
(Related: Travel, Adventure, Desire, Spirit)

"What we get from this adventure is just sheer joy. And joy is, after all, the end of life. We do not live to eat and make money."
- George Leigh Mallory
(Related: Money, Life, Adventure, End, Joy)

"Who knows, I have always lived one day at a time. Probably more adventure and excitement."
- Rob Mariano
(Related: Time, Adventure, Day, Excitement)

"It seems people are more willing to let other people control their minds now and recreational drug use doesn't seem to have that same renegade sense of adventure that it once did."
- Marc Maron
(Related: People, Control, Adventure, Now, Sense)

"Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul."
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Related: Soul, Adventure, Artist, Expression, Production)

"Sure, give me an adventure and I'll ride it."
- Melissa Auf der Maur
(Related: Adventure)

"I don't know, I like to go on really different types of dates. Going someplace new or some new part of the city, something that's not your average thing. Something where you just go have an adventure together."
- Rachel McAdams
(Related: Adventure)

"Nothing adventured, nothing attained."
- Peter McWilliams
(Related: Nothing)

"The director is a bit analogous to the conductor of a symphony orchestra. It's a collaborative adventure."
- Nicholas Meyer
(Related: Adventure)

"I'm honestly as happy writing Superman Adventures as I am writing Wanted."
- Mark Millar
(Related: Writing)

"As much as most of the actors were kind of curious to know what their character meant in relation to the script and to the plot, they really were quite happy to be part of the adventure of not knowing."
- Radha Mitchell
(Related: Character, Actors, Adventure)

"It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires."
- Charles de Montesquieu
"Be careful going in search of adventure - it's ridiculously easy to find."
- William Least Heat Moon
(Related: Adventure)

"Travel, which was once either a necessity or an adventure, has become very largely a commodity, and from all sides we are persuaded into thinking that it is a social requirement, too."
- Jan Morris
(Related: Travel, Adventure, Necessity, Thinking)

"Dr. Evil got shortchanged in the first one. The family dynamic between Scott and Dr. Evil - the adventures of being an evil single parent - needed to be explored."
- Mike Myers
(Related: Family, Being, Evil, First)

"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."
- Jawaharlal Nehru
(Related: Beauty, Adventure, Charm, End, Eyes, Open, World)

"Then in my early teens, when the home computer bubble was blowing, I had one of the first, an Acorn Atom, and used to write primitive adventures on that."
- Graham Nelson
(Related: Home, Computer, First)

"I think it's my adventure, my trip, my journey, and I guess my attitude is, let the chips fall where they may."
- Leonard Nimoy
(Related: Attitude, Adventure, Journey, May)

"We were doing it under the most extraordinary circumstances, but the first out of the tent in the morning would be David Lean. He said to me on the very first day of shooting, Pete, this is the beginning of a great adventure."
- Peter O'Toole
(Related: Adventure, Beginning, Circumstances, Day, First)

"The bold adventurer succeeds the best."
- Ovid
"Wisdom, prudence, forethought, these are essential. But not second to these that noble courage which adventures the right, and leaves the consequences to God."
- Robert Dale Owen
(Related: God, Wisdom, Courage, Consequences, Prudence, Right)

"I'd like to read a book sometime. I've never read a book before. That'd be an adventure. I understand they have pages and everything. Yeah, I've got to do that sometime."
- Frank Oz
(Related: Adventure)

"A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably."
- William Penn
(Related: Friend)

"I have learned more about love, selflessness and human understanding from the people I have met in this great adventure in the world of AIDS than I ever did in the cutthroat, competitive world in which I spent my life."
- Anthony Perkins
(Related: Life, Love, People, Adventure, Understanding, World)

"It's been a great adventure, everything I hoped for. But it's time to go home. I miss my family. I miss the Earth."
- John Phillips
(Related: Time, Family, Home, Adventure, Earth)

"It is very difficult to generalise. Everyone's adventure is original."
- Bernard Pivot
(Related: Adventure)

"No one has really heard my side of the story, the adventure we had together, the transformation that I had going from a schoolgirl to a woman overnight."
- Priscilla Presley
(Related: Adventure, Woman)

"All adventures, especially into new territory, are scary."
- Sally Ride
"So it really does have a sort of bittersweet quality. Kids like to have adventures and to believe they can fly, but there's also that fear about people leaving you."
- Cathy Rigby
(Related: Quality, People, Fear, Kids)

"Public life is regarded as the crown of a career, and to young men it is the worthiest ambition. Politics is still the greatest and the most honorable adventure."
- Pat Riley
(Related: Life, Men, Politics, Adventure, Ambition, Career, Public)

"The secret to so many artists living so long is that every painting is a new adventure. So, you see, they're always looking ahead to something new and exciting. The secret is not to look back."
- Norman Rockwell
(Related: Adventure, Artists, Living, Painting)

"Until they come up with an independent woman who's on an adventure of her own, I don't think I'm interested."
- Michelle Rodriguez
(Related: Adventure, Woman)

"Nothing uniquely bad has happened to me in my personal life, but all the regular little bad things have accumulated to make me a neurotic person. And these adventures are my way of trying to make sense of that."
- Jon Ronson
(Related: Life, Nothing, Sense, Trying)

"Death is just life's next big adventure."
- J. K. Rowling
(Related: Death, Life, Adventure)

"To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure."
- J. K. Rowling
(Related: Death, Adventure, Mind)

"To the philosopher, death is but the next great adventure."
- J. K. Rowling
(Related: Death, Adventure)

"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."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Life, Adventure, Will)

"War is not an adventure. It is a disease. It is like typhus."
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
(Related: War, Adventure, Disease)

"It is in the compelling zest of high adventure and of victory, and in creative action, that man finds his supreme joys."
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
(Related: Action, Victory, Adventure, Man, Zest)

"It is like a voyage of discovery into unknown lands, seeking not for new territory but for new knowledge. It should appeal to those with a good sense of adventure."
- Frederick Sanger
(Related: Knowledge, Adventure, Discovery, Sense)

"Whatever course you have chosen for yourself, it will not be a chore but an adventure if you bring to it a sense of the glory of striving."
- David Sarnoff
(Related: Adventure, Glory, Sense, Will)

"For an occurrence to become an adventure, it is necessary and sufficient for one to recount it."
- Jean-Paul Sartre
(Related: Adventure)

"But Gladiator is one of my favourite adventures because I really loved going into the world. I loved creating the world to the degree where you could almost smell it."
- Ridley Scott
(Related: World)

"I sold my first script when I was 21 - this kids' adventure movie that never got made. I just bought that one back, actually. I'm pretty psyched about it."
- Jason Segel
(Related: Adventure, First, Kids, Pretty)

"An adventure may be worn as a muddy spot or it may be worn as a proud insignia. It is the woman wearing it who makes it the one thing or the other."
- Norma Shearer
(Related: Adventure, May, Woman)

"We all want something else other than what we have and don't realize what you got works. It works. It does work. You gotta work. Marriage is work. Marriage is a career. It's not an adventure."
- Sinbad
(Related: Marriage, Work, Adventure, Career, Want)

"And now, without having wearied my friends, I hope, with detailed scientific accounts, theories, or deductions, I will only say that I have endeavoured to tell just the story of the adventure itself."
- Joshua Slocum
(Related: Hope, Adventure, Friends, Now, Theories, Will)

"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."
- Adam Smith
(Related: Adventure, Certainty)

"I want to make as many people as possible feel like they are part of this adventure. We are going to give everybody a sense of what exploring the surface of another world is really like."
- Steven Squyres
(Related: People, Adventure, Sense, Want, World)

"In racing, we have a better chance of it happening quicker because we have attracted good people to come to work for us. It's the beginning of a great adventure, and we're looking forward to it."
- Roger Staubach
(Related: Work, People, Adventure, Beginning, Chance, Racing)

"Child actors come off as work being their life and doing it 24/7, but I still have those days where it's totally, like, whatever: shopping, movies, adventures."
- Hailee Steinfeld
(Related: Life, Work, Movies, Actors, Being)

"My idea of an amusement park story is getting adventurers to go tour environmental disaster areas. After all, if the entire Great Barrier Reef gets killed, which seems like an extremely lively possibility, what are you going to do with all that rotting limestone?"
- Bruce Sterling
(Related: Environmental, Idea, Possibility, Amusement, Disaster)

"But I'm an adventurer. I like invention, I like discovery."
- Karlheinz Stockhausen
(Related: Discovery, Invention)

"Short, successful military adventures are as effective as the Super Bowl in diverting people's attention from unpleasant truths."
- John Stockwell
(Related: People, Successful, Attention, Military)

"The point is, when you have a chance to have a big adventure, especially if, like in your case, it doesn't hurt anyone, it's just plain foolish not to take it."
- Mink Stole
(Related: Adventure, Chance, Hurt)

"Restless, and in desperate need of adventure, I quit my job at an insurance company to travel west with a couple of guys I smoked pot with, scandalizing my family."
- Mink Stole
(Related: Family, Travel, Adventure, Company, Job)

"Each coming together of man and wife, even if they have been mated for many years, should be a fresh adventure; each winning should necessitate a fresh wooing."
- Marie Carmichael Stopes
(Related: Wife, Winning, Adventure, Man, Wooing, Years)

"There were a lot of adventure books for boys, historical novels by Kenneth Roberts, and whatever mystery novels the alarmed librarian imagined might not corrupt an eager but innocent youth."
- Peter Straub
(Related: Adventure, Books, Boys, Mystery, Youth)

"It is not because I do not love my adopted land - it is the natural feeling of one far from home, who remembers those happy, carefree days when life flowed at full tide, without responsibility, flashing past one like the drama in a fascinating story of adventure and romance."
- Erich von Stroheim
(Related: Life, Love, Home, Romance, Adventure, Drama, Feeling, Land, Past, Responsibility)

"To tell her that I joined the parachute club was too hard for me. I didn't want to trouble her; besides, I was not completely sure about the success of my new adventure."
- Valentina Tereshkova
(Related: Success, Adventure, Trouble, Want)

"There are two kinds of adventurers: those who go truly hoping to find adventure and those who go secretly hoping they won t."
- William Trogdon
(Related: Adventure)

"The film of tomorrow will not be directed by civil servants of the camera, but by artists for whom shooting a film constitutes a wonderful and thrilling adventure."
- Francois Truffaut
(Related: Adventure, Artists, Film, Tomorrow, Will)

"People who make no mistakes lack boldness and the spirit of adventure. They are the brakes on the wheels of progress."
- Dale Turner
(Related: People, Progress, Adventure, Boldness, Mistakes, Spirit)

"The refusal to rest content, the willingness to risk excess on behalf of one's obsessions, is what distinguishes artists from entertainers, and what makes some artists adventurers on behalf of us all."
- John Updike
(Related: Artists, Content, Excess, Obsessions, Rest, Risk)

"Our nuclear weapons are meant purely as a deterrent against nuclear adventure by an adversary."
- Atal Bihari Vajpayee
(Related: Adventure, Weapons)

"The poet is a madman lost in adventure."
- Paul Verlaine
(Related: Adventure)

"Democracy is an extraordinary adventure. It's difficult, full of daring and risk and danger. But it's the greatest gift we have."
- Jon Voight
(Related: Adventure, Danger, Democracy, Risk)

"My earliest professional musical experiences were really as a session player, and every day was an adventure. Three sessions a day, every day, and you never knew who you would be working with until you arrived at the studio."
- Rick Wakeman
(Related: Adventure, Day)

"If we put our trust in the common sense of common men and 'with malice toward none and charity for all' go forward on the great adventure of making political, economic and social democracy a practical reality, we shall not fail."
- Henry A. Wallace
(Related: Men, Trust, Adventure, Charity, Common sense, Democracy, Malice, Reality)

"Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one of excitement and adventure."
- Irving Wallace
(Related: Adventure, Excitement, Man, World)

"Science moves with the spirit of an adventure characterized both by youthful arrogance and by the belief that the truth, once found, would be simple as well as pretty."
- James D. Watson
(Related: Science, Truth, Belief, Adventure, Arrogance, Pretty, Spirit)

"It wasn't on my agenda, but the thing about getting important awards is it makes the adventure of your career have a little more possibility. I think just what's happened so far is already making the opportunities more interesting, even though I'm at the twilight of my career of like 48 years."
- Jackie Weaver
(Related: Possibility, Adventure, Awards, Career, Twilight, Years)

"Life ought to be a struggle of desire toward adventures whose nobility will fertilize the soul."
- Rebecca West
(Related: Life, Soul, Desire, Nobility, Struggle, Will)

"Art flourishes where there is a sense of adventure."
- Alfred North Whitehead
(Related: Art, Adventure, Sense)

"Without adventure civilization is in full decay."
- Alfred North Whitehead
(Related: Civilization, Adventure)

"The vitality of thought is in adventure. Ideas won't keep. Something must be done about them. When the idea is new, its custodians have fervor, live for it, and if need be, die for it."
- Alfred North Whitehead
(Related: Thought, Idea, Ideas, Adventure, Vitality)

"When you're safe at home you wish you were having an adventure; when you're having an adventure you wish you were safe at home."
- Thornton Wilder
(Related: Home, Adventure)

"I always say that my favorite game was Original Adventure, published by both Microsoft and Apple Computer back in 1980."
- Roberta Williams
(Related: Adventure, Computer, Favorite)

"I believe the adventure game genre will never die any more than any type of storytelling would ever die."
- Roberta Williams
(Related: Adventure, Will)

"My definition of an adventure game is an interactive story set with puzzles and obstacles to solve and worlds to explore."
- Roberta Williams
(Related: Adventure, Obstacles)

"I had always been intrigued by the emotional aspect of adventure gaming-the fact that people get so personally involved."
- Roberta Williams
(Related: People, Adventure, Fact)

"The experience of creating my adventure games was, other than marrying my husband and bringing into the world my two sons, the most fulfilling, wonderful experience I ever had."
- Roberta Williams
(Related: Experience, HusbAdventure, Games, Sons, World)

"An adventure game is nothing more than a good story set with engaging puzzles that fit seamlessly in with the story and the characters, and looks and sounds beautiful."
- Roberta Williams
(Related: Adventure, Nothing)

"KISS Psycho Circus is my current favorite. I'm not ashamed to say that I prefer the mindless fun of blasting hordes of creatures to exploration or adventure games."
- Mike Wilson
(Related: Kiss, Adventure, Exploration, Favorite, Fun, Games)

"I'm crazy about my father, he's an amazing man, a real adventurer. He took us with him to travel all over the world. We were in places that were so remote, that white people hardly ever reach them."
- Peta Wilson
(Related: Travel, Father, People, Man, World)

"The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams."
- Oprah Winfrey
(Related: Dreams, Life, Adventure)

"Even if you're specific about the character of the song, it's more exciting to place them, juxtapose them in such a way as to make an adventure out of the sequence of the songs."
- Robert Wyatt
(Related: Character, Adventure, Song, Songs)

"Mountains were once my big adventure but is is over since a long time; I still dream from the wonderful days sometimes, read also a few pages from a mountain book. But the thought of doing again active mountain climbing has faded."
- Fritz Zwicky
(Related: Time, Thought, Dream, Adventure, Mountains)