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Adventures Quotes

18 of the best book quotes about adventures
  1. #1
    “And now, Harry, let us step out into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure.”
  2. #2
    “Every adventure requires a first step.”
  3. #3
    “To live will be an awfully big adventure.”
  4. #4
    “If adventures will not befall a young lady in her own village, she must seek them abroad.”
  5. #5
    “OH! THE PLACES YOU’LL GO! You’ll be on your way up! You’ll be seeing great sights! You’ll join the high fliers who soar to high heights.”
  6. #6
    “Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re off to Great Places! You’re off and away!”
  7. #7
    “Would you like an adventure now, or would like to have your tea first?”
  8. #8
    “Finite to fail, but infinite to venture.”
  1. #9
    “We are plain quiet folk and have no use for adventures. Nasty disturbing uncomfortable things! Make you late for dinner! I can’t think what anybody sees in them.”
    author
    Tolkien
    book
    The Hobbit
    character
    Bilbo
    concept
    Adventures
  2. #10
    Nothing makes a man so adventurous as an empty pocket.
  3. #11
    “So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation because they are conditioned to a life of security, conformity, and conservatism, all of which may appear to give one peace of mind, but in reality nothing is more dangerous to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future. The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.”
  4. #12
    “Farewell, King under the Mountain! This is a bitter adventure, if it must end so; and not a mountain of gold can amend it. Yet I am glad that I have shared in your perils – that has been more than any Baggins deserves.”
    author
    Tolkien
    book
    The Hobbit
    character
    Bilbo
    concept
    Adventures
  5. #13
    “Sorry! I don’t want any adventures, thank you. Not Today. Good morning! But please come to tea – any time you like! Why not tomorrow? Good bye!”
    author
    Tolkien
    book
    The Hobbit
    character
    Bilbo
    concept
    Adventures
  6. #14
    “I now walk into the wild.”
  7. #15
    “To die will be an awfully big adventure.”
  8. #16
    “I don’t like to doze by the fire. I like adventures, and I’m going to find some.”
  1. #17
    “In coming to Alaska, McCandless yearned to wander uncharted country, to find a blank spot on the map. In 1992, however, there were no more blank spots on the map—not in Alaska, not anywhere. But Chris, with his idiosyncratic logic, came up with an elegant solution to this dilemma: He simply got rid of the map. In his own mind, if nowhere else, the terra would thereby remain incognita.”
  2. #18
    “The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her to amazing people who lived exciting lives. She went on olden-day sailing ships with Joseph Conrad. She went to Africa with Ernest Hemingway and to India with Rudyard Kipling. She travelled all over the world while sitting in her little room in an English village.”
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