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Adventure Quotations G - J (Goals to Journey)

 

 

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Goals

 

Aspiration shows us the goal and the distance to it. Inspiration encourages with a view of how far we have come.

 

I find the greatest thing is this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

 

No wind serves him who addresses his voyage to no certain port.

 

You walk firmer and more secure uphill than down.

 

The lazy man aims at nothing and generally hits it.

 

 

Happiness

 

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 

 

 

Health

 

A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.

Paul Dudley White

 

 

Heart

 

All our actions take their hue from the complexion of the heart, as landscapes their variety from light.

Francis bacon

 

The heart has reasons that reason does not understand.

Jacques Bénigne Bossuet

 

There is no instinct like that of the heart.

George Gordon Byron

 

 

A large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life, by him who interests his heart in everything.

Laurence Sterne 

 

The heart seldom feels what the mouth expresses.

Jean Galbert de Campistron

 

A loving heart is the truest wisdom.

Charles John Huffam Dickens

 

The ways of the heart, like the ways of providence, are mysterious.

Henry Ware

 

Home

 

We should come home from adventures , and perils, and discoveries every day with new experience and character.

Henry David Thoreau 

 

A house means a family house, a place specially meant for putting children and men in so as to restrict their waywardness and distract them from the longing for adventure and escape they've had since time began.

Marguerite Duras

 

 It's when you're safe at home that you wish you were having an adventure . When you're having an adventure you wish you were safe at home.

Thornton Wilder  

 

 

 

Hope

 

Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing.

Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

 

 

Illusion

 

A pleasant illusion is better than a harsh reality.

Christian Nestell Bovee

 

Improvement/Growth

 

Everyone who get where he is had to begin where he was.

 

 

Inconvenience

 

An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

 

Insanity

 

Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtaxed.

 

Inspiration

 

Inspiration is the opposite of intimidation and is absent of manipulation.

 

Interest

 

A large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life, by him who interests his heart in everything.

Laurence Sterne

 

 

 

Jealousy

Jealousy is a tiger that tears not only its prey but also its own raging heart.

Michael Beer

 

Journey

 

A journey is a person in itself, no two are alike. We find after years of struggle that we do not take a trip, a trip takes us.

John Steinbeck

 

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