Famous quotes by Explorers

ExplorersExplorers have always been driven by a sense of experience and also inquisitiveness, pressing the borders of what is possible as well as discovering new lands as well as societies. Throughout history, these endure individuals have shared their experiences and wisdom via quotes that have actually influenced generations. From Christopher Columbus to Neil Armstrong, these quotes by travelers provide understanding right into the minds of those that have ventured into the unidentified.
Small: Borders? I have never seen one. But I have heard they exist in the minds of some people
Thor Heyerdahl
"Borders? I have never seen one. But I have heard they exist in the minds of some people"
Thor Heyerdahl, Explorer
Small: I love to travel, but hate to arrive
"I love to travel, but hate to arrive"
Hernando Cortez, Explorer
Small: Progress is mans ability to complicate simplicity
Thor Heyerdahl
"Progress is man's ability to complicate simplicity"
Thor Heyerdahl, Explorer
Small: For me, the greatest obstacles are never on the ice itself. Thats the area I excel in. Thats where my passion
Ann Bancroft
"For me, the greatest obstacles are never on the ice itself. That's the area I excel in. That's where my passion is. I think we all strive to push ourselves, to overcome our struggles. And when we do, we get to know ourselves better"
Ann Bancroft, Explorer
Small: And then theres also this element of - some people would describe it as spirits or a presence that appears whe
Ann Bancroft
"And then there's also this element of - some people would describe it as spirits or a presence that appears when things are very difficult, physically and emotionally. You know, when you're really putting out. So the third man aura is sort of an appearance. It's the yeti"
Ann Bancroft, Explorer
Small: Adventure is just bad planning
Roald Amundsen
"Adventure is just bad planning"
Roald Amundsen, Explorer
Small: One must never look for happiness: one meets it by the way
Isabelle Eberhardt
"One must never look for happiness: one meets it by the way"
Isabelle Eberhardt, Explorer
Small: It takes generosity to discover the whole through others. If you realize you are only a violin, you can open y
"It takes generosity to discover the whole through others. If you realize you are only a violin, you can open yourself up to the world by playing your role in the concert"
Jacques Yves Cousteau, Explorer
Small: A nomad I will remain for life, in love with distant and uncharted places
Isabelle Eberhardt
"A nomad I will remain for life, in love with distant and uncharted places"
Isabelle Eberhardt, Explorer
Small: This ship was a league from us, and some of the men would have taken her, and I would not consent to it, and t
"This ship was a league from us, and some of the men would have taken her, and I would not consent to it, and this Moore said I always hindered them making their fortunes. Was that not the reason I struck him? Was there a mutiny on board?"
William Kidd, Explorer
Small: To push behind the dog sled and run in front of the dog sled. That was always an interesting job
Ann Bancroft
"To push behind the dog sled and run in front of the dog sled. That was always an interesting job"
Ann Bancroft, Explorer
Small: This journey is not over. Our education initiatives have so much momentum, and were committed to sharing even
Ann Bancroft
"This journey is not over. Our education initiatives have so much momentum, and we're committed to sharing even more stories from the Arctic when we return"
Ann Bancroft, Explorer
Small: Skydiving is something Ive never done! And I am very excited to take the leap with a community of like-minded
Ann Bancroft
"Skydiving is something I've never done! And I am very excited to take the leap with a community of like-minded courageous women"
Ann Bancroft, Explorer
Small: For me, exploration is about that journey to the interior, into your own heart. Im always wondering, how will
Ann Bancroft
"For me, exploration is about that journey to the interior, into your own heart. I'm always wondering, how will I act at my moment of truth? Will I rise up and do what's right, even if every fiber of my being is telling me otherwise?"
Ann Bancroft, Explorer
Small: Film critics said I gave a voice to the fear we all have: that well reach a certain point in our lives, look a
Ann Bancroft
"Film critics said I gave a voice to the fear we all have: that we'll reach a certain point in our lives, look around and realize that all the things we said we'd do and become will never come to be - and that we're ordinary"
Ann Bancroft, Explorer
Small: A life lesson for me is, how do you muster the courage to take on a new risk? Whether its starting up a busine
Ann Bancroft
"A life lesson for me is, how do you muster the courage to take on a new risk? Whether it's starting up a business or taking on a new project or expedition. I think the risks that we take are all relative to the risk-taker"
Ann Bancroft, Explorer
Small: We must always remember with gratitude and admiration the first sailors who steered their vessels through stor
Roald Amundsen
"We must always remember with gratitude and admiration the first sailors who steered their vessels through storms and mists, and increased our knowledge of the lands of ice in the South"
Roald Amundsen, Explorer
Small: We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one
"We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one"
Jacques Yves Cousteau, Explorer
Small: The sea, the great unifier, is mans only hope. Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning: we
"The sea, the great unifier, is man's only hope. Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning: we are all in the same boat"
Jacques Yves Cousteau, Explorer
Small: The road to the future leads us smack into the wall. We simply ricochet off the alternatives that destiny offe
"The road to the future leads us smack into the wall. We simply ricochet off the alternatives that destiny offers. Our survival is no more than a question of 25, 50 or perhaps 100 years"
Jacques Yves Cousteau, Explorer
Small: No sooner does man discover intelligence than he tries to involve it in his own stupidity
"No sooner does man discover intelligence than he tries to involve it in his own stupidity"
Jacques Yves Cousteau, Explorer
Small: In order to stabilize world population, we must eliminate 350,000 per day
"In order to stabilize world population, we must eliminate 350,000 per day"
Jacques Yves Cousteau, Explorer
Small: I am not afraid of death, but would not want to die in some obscure or pointless way
Isabelle Eberhardt
"I am not afraid of death, but would not want to die in some obscure or pointless way"
Isabelle Eberhardt, Explorer
Small: The dog lives for the day, the hour, even the moment
"The dog lives for the day, the hour, even the moment"
Robert Falcon Scott, Explorer
Small: The dog is almost human in its demand for living interest, yet fatally less than human in its inability to for
"The dog is almost human in its demand for living interest, yet fatally less than human in its inability to foresee"
Robert Falcon Scott, Explorer
Small: Slowly but surely the sea is freezing over
"Slowly but surely the sea is freezing over"
Robert Falcon Scott, Explorer
Small: Had we lived I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood, endurance and courage of my companions which w
"Had we lived I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood, endurance and courage of my companions which would have stirred the heart of every Englishman. These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale"
Robert Falcon Scott, Explorer
Small: Difficulties are just things to overcome, after all
"Difficulties are just things to overcome, after all"
Ernest Shackleton, Explorer
Small: Ambition leads me not only farther than any other man has been before me, but as far as I think it possible fo
"Ambition leads me not only farther than any other man has been before me, but as far as I think it possible for man to go"
James Cook, Explorer
Small: Gifted women musicians and composers rarely received their due
"Gifted women musicians and composers rarely received their due"
James Cook, Explorer
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