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When was the last time you went on an adventure? Maybe these quotes about adventure will jog your memory.
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While some of us still see travel as an adventure, for many of us, our adventurous spirit is something that we leave behind in childhood. Our days of exploring new places, climbing trees, and camping out under the stars can seem like a lifetime ago.
But it doesn’t have to be that way! An adventure is any kind of exciting experience that is a bold or risky undertaking.
From traveling and exploring new places to extreme sports like scuba diving, sky diving, parachuting, rafting, mountain climbing, and more, there are an increasing number of ways to challenge yourself and ignite your adventurous spirit.
When you shift your mindset, you begin to see any new opportunity as an adventure.
These adventure quotes are a great place to start. If you’re looking for the inspiration to challenge yourself to do something new and daring, or want to adopt a more adventurous mindset, this post is for you!
Quotes About Adventure
Adventure is worthwhile.
When you see someone putting on his Big Boots, you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen.
Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one of excitement and adventure.
It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.
I hope you see things that startle you. I hope you feel things you never felt before. I hope you meet people with a different point of view. I hope you live a life you’re proud of. If you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start all over again.
As soon as I saw you, I knew adventure was going to happen.
Every man’s life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.
You must go on adventures to find out where you truly belong.
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.
People don’t take trips, trips take people.
All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I – I took the one less traveled by.
You are not in the mountains. The mountains are in you.
I’ve realized that at the top of the mountain, there’s another mountain.
How wild it was, to let it be.
I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, ‘This is what it is to be happy.’
The cliche is that life is a mountain. You go up, reach the top and then go down.
To live would be an awfully big adventure.
J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more that what we could learn from books.
The most dangerous thing you can do in life is play it safe.
Life is short and the older you get, the more you feel it. Indeed, the shorter it is. People lose their capacity to walk, run, travel, think, and experience life. I realize how important it is to use the time I have.
Don’t be afraid to fail. Be afraid not to try.
It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
Sir Edmund Hillary
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A man practices the art of adventure when he breaks the chain of routine and renews his life through reading new books, traveling to new places, making new friends, taking up new hobbies and adopting new viewpoints.
The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.
If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet.
One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.
Adventure isn’t hanging off a rope on the side of a mountain. Adventure is an attitude we must apply to the day to day obstacles of life.
You can’t find happiness at the end of your journey if you didn’t bring it with you all along.
A person should set his goals as early as he can and devote all his energy and talent to getting there. With enough effort, he may achieve it. Or he may find something that is even more rewarding. But in the end, no matter that the outcome, he will know he has been alive.
I travel because I become uncomfortable being too comfortable.
You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Travel doesn’t become adventure until you leave yourself behind.
You know you are truly alive when you’re living among lions.
Take every chance you get in life, because some things only happen once.
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.
Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming ‘Wow! What a Ride!’
Hunter S. Thompson
Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.
An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.
Don’t let the expectations and opinions of other people affect your decisions. It’s your life, not theirs. Do what matters most to you; do what makes you feel alive and happy. Don’t let the expectations and ideas of others limit who you are. If you let others tell you who you are, you are living their reality — not yours. There is more to life than pleasing people. There is much more to life than following others’ prescribed path. There is so much more to life than what you experience right now. You need to decide who you are for yourself. Become a whole being. Adventure.
Roy T. Bennett
Let us step into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure.
One final paragraph of advice: do not burn yourselves out. Be as I am – a reluctant enthusiast….a part-time crusader, a half-hearted fanatic. Save the other half of yourselves and your lives for pleasure and adventure. It is not enough to fight for the land; it is even more important to enjoy it.
If you don’t take risks, you’ll have a wasted soul.
Never fear quarrels, but seek hazardous adventures.
Alexandre Dumas, The Three Musketeers
Life is a blank canvas, and you need to throw all the paint on it you can.
Mountains are not fair or unfair, they are just dangerous.
Somewhere between the bottom of the climb and the summit is the answer to the mystery why we climb.
I do not want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.
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
Don’t die without embracing the daring adventure your life was meant to be.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.
I urge you; go find buildings and mountains and oceans to swallow you whole. They will save you, in a way nothing else can.
Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey.
Jobs fill your pockets, but adventures fill your soul.
In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.
Never measure the height of a mountain until you reach the top. Then you will see how low it was.
Nothing lives long, only the earth and mountains.
If you want to train for big mountain endeavors, spend time in big mountains.
The mountains are calling and I must go.
To wake in that desert dawn was like waking in the heart of an opal. … See the desert on a fine morning and die — if you can!
Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.
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He who climbs upon the highest mountains laughs at all tragedies, real or imaginary.
I have climbed my mountain, but I must still live my life.
If adventure has a final and all-embracing motive, it is surely this: we go out because it is our nature to go out, to climb mountains, and to paddle rivers, to fly to the planets and plunge into the depths of the oceans… When man ceases to do these things, he is no longer man.
Although I deeply love oceans, deserts, and other wild landscapes, it is only mountains that beckon me with that sort of painful magnetic pull to walk deeper and deeper into their beauty.
Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing.
Adventure: An undertaking usually involving danger and unknown risks.
The greatest discovery in life is self-discovery. Until you find yourself you will always be someone else. Become yourself.
The way up to the top of the mountain is always longer than you think. Don’t fool yourself, the moment will arrive when what seemed so near is still very far.
Live your life by a compass, not a clock.
All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.
Love, like everything else in life, should be a discovery, an adventure, and like most adventures, you don’t know you’re having one until you’re right in the middle of it.
Nobody who says, ‘I told you so’ has ever been, or will ever be, a hero.
Ursula Le Guin
Keep reading. It’s one of the most marvelous adventures that anyone can have.
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.
One of the inescapable encumbrances of leading an interesting life is that there have to be moments when you almost lose it.
And then there is the most dangerous risk of all – the risk of spending your life not doing what you want, on the bet you can buy yourself the freedom to do it later.
The struggles we endure today will be the ‘good old days’ we laugh about tomorrow.
Wilderness is not a luxury but necessity of the human spirit.
May your adventures bring you closer together, even as they take you far away from home.
Trenton Lee Stewart
I travel because I’d rather look back at my life, saying ‘I can’t believe I did that’ instead of ‘if only I had’.
We can’t jump off bridges anymore because our iPhones will get ruined. We can’t take skinny dips in the ocean because there’s no service on the beach and adventures aren’t real unless they’re on Instagram. Technology has doomed the spontaneity of adventure and we’re helping destroy it every time we Google, check-in, and hashtag.
One travels to run away from routine, that dreadful routine that kills all imagination and all our capacity for enthusiasm.
Oh, the places you’ll go.
If you want to know the truth of who you are, walk until not a person knows your name. Travel is the great leveler, the great teacher, bitter as medicine, crueler than mirror-glass. A long stretch of road will teach you more about yourself than a hundred years of quiet.
If happiness is the goal – and it should be, then adventures should be top priority.
Then I realized that to be more alive, I had to be less afraid. So I did it. I lost my fear and gained my whole life.
To venture causes anxiety, but not to venture is to lose one’s self…. And to venture in the highest is precisely to be conscious of one’s self.
Being soaked alone is cold. Being soaked with your best friend is an adventure.
Emily Wing Smith
So shut up, live, travel, adventure, bless and don’t be sorry.
Those who travel to mountain-tops are half in love with themselves, and half in love with oblivion.
You can never conquer the mountain. You can only conquer yourself.
The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun
Go outside. Don’t tell anyone and don’t bring your phone. Start walking and keep walking until you no longer know the road like the palm of your hand, because we walk the same roads day in and day out, to the bus and back home and we cease to see. We walk in our sleep and teach our muscles to work without thinking and I dare you to walk where you have not yet walked and I dare you to notice. Don’t try to get anything out of it, because you won’t. Don’t try to make use of it, because you can’t. And that’s the point. Just walk, see, sit down if you like. And be. Just be, whatever you are with whatever you have, and realise that that is enough to be happy. There’s a whole world out there, right outside your window. You’d be a fool to miss it.
We hope these adventure quotes have inspired you to get out there are challenge yourself! Whether it’s an extreme sport, a new hobby, getting out to meet new people, or moving halfway across the globe… your life is as adventurous and bold as you make it.
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