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  • Better to sink beneath the shock
    Than moulder piecemeal on the rock!
    * Lord Byron

  • An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.
    * G. K. Chesterton

  • It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves--in finding themselves.
    * André Gide

  • Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.
    * Helen Keller

  • 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

  • A large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life, by him who interests his heart in everything.
    * Laurence Sterne

  • If we do not find anything very pleasant, at least we shall find something new.
    * Voltaire

  • If we didn't live venturously, plucking the wild goat by the beard, and trembling over precipices, we should never be depressed, I've no doubt; but already should be faded, fatalistic and aged.
    * Virginia Woolf