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Adventure isn't hanging on a rope off the side of a mountain. Adventure is an attitude that we must apply to the day to day obstacles of life. (John Amatt)

Adventure is just bad planning. (Roald Amundsen)

There is no greater romance in life than this adventure in realization. (Meher Baba)

Like mighty eagle soaring light / O'er antelopes on Alpine height. / The anchor heaves, the ship swings free, / The sails swell full. To sea, to sea! (Thomas Lovell Beddoes)

Once an artist gets it in his mind that it's a blooming adventure, then, and only then, everything falls into place and starts to work. (Joe Joseph P. Blodgett)

Photography is an adventure just as life is an adventure. If man wishes to express himself photographically, he must understand, surely to a certain extent, his relationship to life. (Harry Callahan)

An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered; an adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. (G. K. Chesterton)

We owe something to extravagance, for thrift and adventure seldom go hand in hand. (Jennie Jerome Churchill)

Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience. (Paulo Coelho)

Adventure without risk is Disneyland. (Doug Coupland)

Audacity, and again, audacity, and always audacity. (G. J. Danton)

Painting is an adventure to an unknown world. New ideas and concepts develop along the way. (Ratindra Das)

Adventures are to the adventurous. (Benjamin Disraeli)

Theories have been outgrown. The means is disappearing, the reality of the sensation alone remains. It is that in its essence which I wish to put down. It should be a delightful adventure. (Arthur Dove)

- The Three Musketeers...
Never fear quarrels, but seek hazardous adventures. (Alexandre Dumas)

Adventure is not outside man; it is within. (George Eliot)

I want my job to include a little adventure, a little more of a heightened reality than what I'm actually living. 'Castle' has that. (Nathan Fillion)

The herd may graze where it pleases or stampede where it pleases, but he who lives the adventurous life will remain unafraid when he finds himself alone. (Raymond B. Fosdick)

It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding themselves. (Andre Gide)

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I am not an adventurer by choice but by fate. (Vincent van Gogh)

Take the adventure, heed the call, now ere the irrevocable moment passes! 'Tis but a banging of the door behind you, a blithesome step forward, and you are out of your old life and into the new! (Kenneth Grahame)

I'm always learning something new and amazing - the constant miracles that occur each day of my life, the adventure. I never know what to expect. (Carla Hannaford)

Art must take to the road and risk all for the glory of adventure. (Lawren Harris)

Adventures don't begin until you get into the forest. That first step is an act of faith. (Mickey Hart)

- The Green Door
The true adventurer goes forth aimless and uncalculating to meet and greet unknown fate. (O. Henry)

Using the conscious mind is simple. That's what it is there for. Accessing the deeper levels is the real adventure and where great art begins to take form. It is like the journey to the center of the earth. (Jeffrey Hessing)

Art is on the same adventure as Science, with this difference, that Science tries to comprehend Nature's body while Art tries to apprehend her spirit. (F. B. Housser)

I know that you should always say yes to adventures or you'll lead a very dull life. (A.J. Jacobs)

- Moominsummer Madness...
The spirit of adventure sped through his soul on mighty wings. (Tove Jansson)

Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing. (Helen Keller)

- Desolation Angel...
So shut up, live, travel, adventure, bless and don't be sorry. (Jack Kerouac)

My choice of a life of adventure may well have been a result of the fact that action raised my blood pressure giving me enough energy to live. (Jerzy Kosinski)

I really am an armchair adventurer, so going to the Arctic is unbelievably exciting. (Diane Langlois)

You know you are having an adventure when you are terrified when it is happening, but it is fun to talk about later. (Dolly Levi)

Go and dare to create your own adventures. (Elana Lindquist)

One of the most adventurous things left us is to go to bed. For no one can lay a hand on our dreams. (E. V. Lucas)

You are embarking on the greatest adventure of your life - to improve your self-image, to create more meaning in your life and in the lives of others. This is your responsibility. (Maxwell Maltz)

The adventurous state of mind is a high house... The joy of adventure is unaccountable. This is the attractiveness of artwork. It is adventurous, strenuous and joyful. (Agnes Martin)

If I never seek adventure then I will never find anything new or different. It just will not happen. (Billie F. Mathis)

Nothing adventured, nothing attained. (Peter McWilliams)

We are all, in some sense, mountaineers, and going to the mountains is going home. (John Muir)

Enter the adventure. Be scared so that you can come out on the other side with a richer sense of who you are. (Linda Muttitt)

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. (Jawaharlal Nehru)

The bold adventurer succeeds the best. (Ovid)

Adventure and danger can be good for your heart and soul. (Amy Poehler)

You can't make either life or art, you have to work in the hole in between, which is undefined. That's what makes the adventure of painting. (Robert Rauschenberg)

Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can live bravely, excitingly, imaginatively; unless you can choose a challenge instead of a competence. (Eleanor Roosevelt)

It is in the compelling zest of high adventure and of victory, and in creative action, that man finds his supreme joys. (Antoine de Saint-Exupery)

A para-glider, jumping off a mountain, seeking out the thermal currents and not knowing where he's going to land, reminds me of the creative rush I get when the painting takes on a life of its own. (Jo Scott-B)

Don't have preconceived ideas about what you will find outdoors. Each day should be an adventure in finding new things to paint. Go about it with sharp eyes and an open mind, ready to take in anything that comes your way. (Ted Smuskiewicz)

To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the most pleasant sensations in the world. You are surrounded by adventure. (Freya Stark)

Each piece created, whether good, better, less than, or best, is at that moment in time a 'first,' a new adventure. (Margaret Stone)

What treasures lay hidden between the lines where few tread? What awaits those who step out into the wild? (Cory Trepanier)

You always find things you didn't know you were going to say, and that is the adventure... (John Updike)

Our art is an adventure. It is a dream come true. (Jack White)

The vitality of thought is in adventure. Ideas won't keep. Something must be done about them. When the idea is new, its custodians have fervor, live for it, and if need be, die for it. (Alfred North Whitehead)

When you're safe at home you wish you were having an adventure; when you're having an adventure you wish you were safe at home. (Thornton Wilder)

Make voyages! Attempt them... there's nothing else. (Tennessee Williams)