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Adventure quotations S – T (Security – Truth)

 

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Security

 

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

Germaine Greer

Security is a kind of death.

Tennessee Williams

 

He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.

Confucius

 

 

Sight/Insight/Seeing

The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. Marcel Proust

 

Self

 

It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding themselves.

André Gide

 

If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.

Thomas Alva Edison

 

 

Sex

 

The omnipresence process of sex, as it is woven into the whole texture of our man's or woman's body is the pattern of all the process of our life.

Henry Havelock Ellis

 

Certainly no aspect of human biology in our current civilization stands in more need of scientific knowledge than that of sex.

Alan Gregg

 

Sex has become one of the most discussed subjects of modern times. The Victorians pretended it did not exist; the moderns pretend that nothing else exists.

Fulton John Sheen

 

Skepticism

 

Skepticism is slow suicide.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

Smile

 

A smile is the whisper of a laugh.

Anonymous

 

A woman has two smiles that an angel might envy – the smile that accepts a lover before the words are uttered, and the smile that lights on the first-born babe, and assures it of a mother's love.

Thomas Chandler Haliburton

 

A face that cannot smile is never good.

Martial

 

Social

No social system will bring us happiness, health, and prosperity unless it is inspired by something greater than materialism.

Clement Richard Atlee

 

Success

 

Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success.

Francis Bacon 

 

 

Sympathy

Next to love, sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart.

Edmund Burke

 

Talent

With ordinary talent and exraordinry perseverance, all things are attainable.

 

 

 

Teaching

A teacher who is not dogmatic is simply a teacher who is not teaching.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

 

Thinking/thought

Learning without thought is labour lost; thought without learning is perilous.

 

 

Time

Remember that time is money

 

The happier the time, the faster it goes

 

Adventure is worthwhile.

Amelia Earhart

 

It is only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it were the only one we had.

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

 

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

 

Procrastination is the thief of time.

 

 

 

Travel

 

If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness, and fears.

Glenn Clark

 

Own only what you can carry with you; know language, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag.

Alexander Solzhenitsyn

 

Trials

 

The gem cannot be polished without friction nor man perfected without trials

 

 

 

Truth

 

Truth is not only violated by falsehood, it may be equally outraged by silence.

Henri Frédéric Amiel

 

If it is the truth what does it matter who says it.

Anonymous

 

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

 

It is after the truth has been discovered that we become aware of the simpler approach by which we might have reached it.

Jean Rostand

 

 

 

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