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: Progress is mans ability to complicate simplicity - Thor Heyerdahl
Thor Heyerdahl
"Progress is man's ability to complicate simplicity"
Thor Heyerdahl, Explorer
Small: I love to travel, but hate to arrive - Hernando Cortez
"I love to travel, but hate to arrive"
Hernando Cortez, 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: 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: 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: The dog lives for the day, the hour, even the moment - Robert Falcon Scott
"The dog lives for the day, the hour, even the moment"
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: I believe that we all have a responsibility to take care of our planet and to protect the natural world for fu
Liv Arnesen
"I believe that we all have a responsibility to take care of our planet and to protect the natural world for future generations"
Liv Arnesen, Explorer
Small: We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one - Jacques Yves Cousteau
"We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one"
Jacques Yves Cousteau, Explorer
Small: In fighting nature, man can win every battle except the last. If he should win that too, he will perish, like
Thor Heyerdahl
"In fighting nature, man can win every battle except the last. If he should win that too, he will perish, like an embryo cutting its own umbilical cord"
Thor Heyerdahl, Explorer
Small: One learns more from listening than speaking. And both the wind and the people who continue to live close to n
Thor Heyerdahl
"One learns more from listening than speaking. And both the wind and the people who continue to live close to nature still have much to tell us which we cannot hear within university walls"
Thor Heyerdahl, Explorer
Small: Today we are fighting Communism. Okay. If Id been alive fifty years ago, the brand of Conservatism we have tod
Thor Heyerdahl
"Today we are fighting Communism. Okay. If I'd been alive fifty years ago, the brand of Conservatism we have today would have been damn near called Communism and we should have been told to go and fight that. History is moving pretty quickly these days and the heroes and villains keep on changing parts"
Thor Heyerdahl, Explorer
Small: Borders? I have never seen one. But I have heard they exist in the minds of some people - Thor Heyerdahl
Thor Heyerdahl
"Borders? I have never seen one. But I have heard they exist in the minds of some people"
Thor Heyerdahl, Explorer
Small: We must wake up to the insane reality of our time. We are all irresponsible, unless we demand from the respons
Thor Heyerdahl
"We must wake up to the insane reality of our time. We are all irresponsible, unless we demand from the responsible decision makers that modern armaments must no longer be made available to people whose former battle axes and swords our ancestors condemned"
Thor Heyerdahl, Explorer
Small: We have always been taught that navigation is the result of civilization, but modern archeology has demonstrat
Thor Heyerdahl
"We have always been taught that navigation is the result of civilization, but modern archeology has demonstrated very clearly that this is not so"
Thor Heyerdahl, Explorer
Small: Those who have experienced the most, have suffered so much that they have ceased to hate. Hate is more for tho
Thor Heyerdahl
"Those who have experienced the most, have suffered so much that they have ceased to hate. Hate is more for those with a slightly guilty conscience, and who by chewing on old hate in times of peace wish to demonstrate how great they were during the war"
Thor Heyerdahl, Explorer
Small: Therefore, I feel convinced that any political picture can be changed to suit the needs of the powers that be
Thor Heyerdahl
"Therefore, I feel convinced that any political picture can be changed to suit the needs of the powers that be"
Thor Heyerdahl, Explorer
Small: Surrounded by military airplanes and warships from the worlds most civilized and developed nations, we have be
Thor Heyerdahl
"Surrounded by military airplanes and warships from the world's most civilized and developed nations, we have been denied permission by friendly governments, for reasons of security, to land anywhere, but in the tiny, and still neutral, Republic of Djibouti"
Thor Heyerdahl, Explorer
Small: One learns more from listening than speaking.And both the wind and the people who continue to live close to na
Thor Heyerdahl
"One learns more from listening than speaking.And both the wind and the people who continue to live close to nature still have much to tell us which we cannot hear within university walls"
Thor Heyerdahl, Explorer
Small: It is also rarer to find happiness in a man surrounded by the miracles of technology than among people living
Thor Heyerdahl
"It is also rarer to find happiness in a man surrounded by the miracles of technology than among people living in the desert of the jungle and who by the standards set by our society would be considered destitute and out of touch"
Thor Heyerdahl, Explorer
Small: In my experience, it is rarer to find a really happy person in a circle of millionaires than among vagabonds -
Thor Heyerdahl
"In my experience, it is rarer to find a really happy person in a circle of millionaires than among vagabonds"
Thor Heyerdahl, Explorer
Small: I was in uniform for four years, and I know that heroism doesnt occur from taking orders, but rather from peop
Thor Heyerdahl
"I was in uniform for four years, and I know that heroism doesn't occur from taking orders, but rather from people who through their own willpower and strength are willing to sacrifice their lives for an idea"
Thor Heyerdahl, Explorer
Small: I have never been able to grasp the meaning of time. I dont believe it exists. Ive felt this again and again,
Thor Heyerdahl
"I have never been able to grasp the meaning of time. I don't believe it exists. I've felt this again and again, when alone and out in nature. On such occasions, time does not exist. Nor does the future exist"
Thor Heyerdahl, Explorer
Small: I dont believe in war as a solution to any kind of conflict, nor do I believe in heroism on the battlefield be
Thor Heyerdahl
"I don't believe in war as a solution to any kind of conflict, nor do I believe in heroism on the battlefield because I have never seen any"
Thor Heyerdahl, Explorer
Small: I also believe that when one dies, one may wake up to the reality that proves that time does not exist - Thor
Thor Heyerdahl
"I also believe that when one dies, one may wake up to the reality that proves that time does not exist"
Thor Heyerdahl, Explorer
Small: For every minute, the future is becoming the past - Thor Heyerdahl
Thor Heyerdahl
"For every minute, the future is becoming the past"
Thor Heyerdahl, Explorer
Small: Civilization grew in the beginning from the minute that we had communication - particularly communication by s
Thor Heyerdahl
"Civilization grew in the beginning from the minute that we had communication - particularly communication by sea that enabled people to get inspiration and ideas from each other and to exchange basic raw materials"
Thor Heyerdahl, Explorer
Small: Circumstances cause us to act the way we do. We should always bear this in mind before judging the actions of
Thor Heyerdahl
"Circumstances cause us to act the way we do. We should always bear this in mind before judging the actions of others. I realized this from the start during World War II"
Thor Heyerdahl, Explorer
Small: But if we begin thinking about the world being over 100 million years old, then its absolutely by chance that
Thor Heyerdahl
"But if we begin thinking about the world being over 100 million years old, then it's absolutely by chance that you and I are sitting here alive today, while all the others are dead or have never been born"
Thor Heyerdahl, Explorer
Small: A civilized nation can have no enemies, and one cannot draw a line across a map, a line that doesnt even exist
Thor Heyerdahl
"A civilized nation can have no enemies, and one cannot draw a line across a map, a line that doesn't even exist in nature and say that the ugly enemy lives on the one side, and good friends live on the other"
Thor Heyerdahl, Explorer
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