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Adventure Quotations K - M (Kiss - Mystery)

 

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Kiss

 

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words come superfluous.

Ingrid Bergman

 

A long, long kiss – the kiss of youth and love.

George Gordon Byron (Lord Byron)

 

Eden revives in the first kiss of love.

George Gordon Byron (Lord Byron)

 

Leave but a kiss in the cup, and I'll not look for wine.

Benjamin Johnson

 

I clasp thy waist; I feel thy bosom's beat. O, kiss me into faintness, sweet and dim.

Alexander Smith

 

Once he drew, with one long kiss, my whole soul through my lips

Alfred Lord Tennyson

 

Knowledge/Learning

 

As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.

Albert Schweitzer

 

Knowledge itself is power.

Francis Bacon

 

The first step to knowledge is to know that we are ignorant.

Richard Cecil

 

People travel to wonder at the height of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars; and they pass by themselves without wondering.

St. Augustine

 

 

Knowledge becomes wisdom only after it has been put to practical use.

 

 

Laziness

 

Men, like rivers become crooked by following the line of least resistance.

Edvard Raasted

 

The lazy man aims at nothing and generally hits it.

 

Life

 

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.

Helen Keller

 

 

Life does not have to be perfect to be wonderful.

 

Adventure : the pursuit of life.

Daniel Roy Wiarda

Security is when everything is settled. When nothing can happen to you. Security is the denial of life.

Germaine Greer

In a very real sense, we are all adventurers . Conceived by chance in a moment of ecstasy, born in pain, our living days are torn between the aspiration of hope and exigencies of necessity. And on death we journey into yet another unknown.

Joseph Nold

One should count each day a separate life.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

 

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

Laurence Sterne 

 

Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time

 

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

 

 

Losing

Losing is like dying

George Allen

 

Sometimes the best gain is to lose.

 

Love

 

True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without violent demonstrations. It is seen with white hairs and is always young in the heart.

Honoré de Balzac

 

We love because it's the only true adventure .

Nikki Giovanni 

 

 

If there is anything better than to be loved, it is loving.

Anonymous

 

 

Let no one who loves be called altogether unhappy.

Sir James Matthew Barrie

 

Love seeketh not itself to please, nor for itself hath any care, but for another gives its ease and builds a heaven in hell's despair.

 

Love sought is good, but given unsought is better.

 

Of all the paths leading to a woman's love, pity is the straightest.

Francis Beaumont

 

Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning , unquenchable.

Henry Ward Beecher

 

It is good that men should think but it is indispensable that they should love.

Bernard Iddings Bell

 

Love cannot be forced, love cannot be coaxed and teased. It comes out of heaven, unasked and unsought.

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

 

Tis better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all.

Samuel Butler

 

Man's love is of man's life a part; it is woman's whole existence.

George Gordon Byron (Lord Byron)

 

Love and you shall be loved. All love is mathematically just, as much as the two sides of an algebraic equation.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

The first symptom of love in a young man is timidity; in a girl, it is boldness. The two xes have a tendency to approach, and each assumes the qualities of the other.

Victor Marie Hugo

 

It is better to have loved and lost, than not to love at all.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

 

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.

 

 

Magic

 

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.

Eden Phillpotts

 

Man

 

 

It is not what he has, or even what he does which expresses the worth of a man but what he is.

Henry Frédéric Amiel

 

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.

David Grayson

 

Show me the man you honor, and I will show you what kind of a man you are, for it shows me what your idea of manhood is, and what kind of man you long to be.

Thomas Carlyle

 

A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty.

Rudyard Kipling

 

Be such a man, and live such a life, that if every man were such as you, and every life like yours, this earth would be a God's paradise.

 

You can't hold a man down without staying down with him.

 

Without adventure civilization is in full decay.

Alfred North Whitehead 

 

 

Marriage

 

 

The great living experience for every man is his adventure into the woman. The man embraces in the woman all that is not himself, and from that one resultant, from that embrace, comes every new action.

D. H. Lawrence 

 

 

Marriage is an adventure , like going to war.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

 

Each coming together of man and wife, even if they have been mated for many years, should be a fresh adventure ; each winning should necessitate a fresh wooing.

Marie Carmichael Stopes 

 

 

Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly.

Voltaire 

 

 

Mind

 

Chance favors prepared minds

 

 

Miracle

 

The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

 

Money

 

You must spend money if you wish to make money

 

 

Mother

There is in all this cold and hollow world no fount of deep, strong, deathless love, save that within a mother's heart.

Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans

 

Music

 

Music washes away from the soul the dust of every-day life.

Berthold Auerbach

 

Mystery

 

People travel to wonder at the height of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars; and they pass by themselves without wondering.

St. Augustine

 

As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.

Albert Schweitzer

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