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Adventure Quotations V - Y (Vision - Youth)

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Vision

 

Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.

 

Vision is not enough, it must be combined with venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps, we must step up the stairs.

Vaclav Havel

 

Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.

 

Voice

 

The sweetest of all sounds is that of the voice of the woman we love.

Jean de la Bruyère

 

There is no index of character so sure as the voice.

Tancred

 

How sweetly sounds the voice of a good woman! When it speaks it ravishes all senses.

Philip Massinger

 

War

 

Marriage is an adventure , like going to war.

Gilbert K. Chesterton 

 

And yet a little tumult, now and then, is an agreeable quickener of sensation; such as a revolution, a battle, or an adventure of any lively description.

Lord Byron 

 

 

The thirst for adventure is the vent which Destiny offers; a war, a crusade, a gold mine, a new country, speak to the imagination and offer swing and play to the confined powers.

Ralph Waldo Emerson 

 

 

Wealth

The wealth of a man is the number of things which he loves and blesses, which he is loved and blessed by.

Thomas Carlyle

 

The secret to a rich life is to have more beginnings than endings.

Dave Weinbaum

 

Wife

Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.

Francis Bacon

 

Will

 

People do not lack strength. They lack will.

Victor Marie Hugo

 

Will is character in action.

William McDougall

 

Great souls have wills; feeble ones have only wishes.

 

Wisdom

 

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

 

 

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

 

Woman

 

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

Rudyard Kipling

 

Words

 

Words are merely the vehicle on which thoughts ride; and when the vehicle creaks too loudly in the wheels it distracts attention from the cargo.

James Randolph Adams

 

Work

 

Work is worship

 

Folks who never do anything more than they get paid for, never get paid for anything more than they do.

 

 

Youth

 

Youth is the period in which a man can be hopeless. The end of every episode is the end of the world. But the power of hoping through everything, the knowledge that the soul survives its adventures , that great inspiration comes to the middle-aged.

Gilbert K. Chesterton 

 

 

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