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ADVENTURE
[ Also see Accident Action Audacity Chance Chivalry Danger Daring Discovery Excitement Exploration Life Mystery Novelty Opportunity Romance Soldiers Travel Variety War ]

An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered.
      - Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Adventure is worthwhile in itself.
      - Amelia Earhart

One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.
      - William Feather

Some bold adventurers disdain
  The limits of their little reign,
    And unknown regions date descry.
      - Thomas Gray,
        Ode to a Distant Prospect of Eton College

Adventure is not outside a man; it is within.
      - David Grayson (pseudonym of Ray Stannard Baker)

* * * * * and now expecting
  Each hour their great adventurer, from the search
    Of foreign words.
      - John Milton, Paradise Lost (bk. X, l. 439)

He who has not an adventure has not horse or mule, so says Solomon.--Who is too adventurous, said Echephron,--loses horse and mule.
  [Fr., Qui ne s'adventure n'a cheval ny mule, ce dist Salomon.-- Qui trop, dist Echephron, s'adventure--perd cheval et mule, respondit Malcon.]
      - Francois Rabelais, Gargantua
         (bk. I, ch. 33)

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 Arthur William 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

Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one of excitement and adventure.
      - Irving Wallace

Without adventure civilization is in full decay.
      - Alfred North Whitehead


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