Adventure Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old adventure quotes, adventure sayings, and adventure proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves in finding themselves. Andre Gide
Adventure is not outside man; it is within. David Grayson
Adventure must be held in delicate fingers. It should be handled, not embraced. It should be sipped, not swallowed at a gulp. Barry Targan
Adventures are to the adventurous. Benjamin Disraeli
Adventure: the pursuit of life. Jenny Radcliffe
The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams. Oprah Winfrey
Never say 'no' to adventures. Always say 'yes', otherwise you'll lead a very dull life. Ian Fleming
Adventure is the point where you toss your life on the scales of chance and wait for the pointer to stop. Murray Leinster
Adventure is worthwhile. Amelia Earhart
Adventures don't come calling like unexpected cousins calling from out of town. You have to go looking for them. unknown
A man practices the art of adventure when he breaks the chain of routine and renews his life through reading new books, traveling to new places, making new friends, taking up new hobbies, and adopting new viewpoints. Wilferd Peterson
Adventure is not hanging on a rope off the side of a mountain. Adventure is an attitude that we must apply to the day to day obstacles of life. John Amatt
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. Jawaharial Nehru
An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered. G. K. Chesterton
If adventure does not wait on the doorstep, climb out through the window Loesje
We're looking for an adventure. It's about getting out there and getting some exposure. It's about making a statement that this can be done, and it can be fun Nick Pisca
There is no certainty; there is only adventure. Roberto Assagioli
Without adventure civilization is in full decay. Alfred North Whitehead
Adventure is the child of courage. Jonathan Lockwood Huie
I decided that adventure was the best way to learn... Lloyd Alexander
I believe that all of us have the capacity for one adventure inside us, but great adventure is facing responsibility day after day. William Gordon
A large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life, by him who interests his heart in everything. Laurence Sterne
All great adventures have moments that are really crap. Ellen Potter
If travel has momentum and wants to stay in motion, as I mentioned earlier, then adventure has the gravitational pull of a black hole. The more you do it, the more you find a way to keep doing it. Josh Gates
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. Jawaharal Nehru
Adventure should be 80 percent 'I think this is manageable,' but it's good to have that last 20 percent where you're right outside your comfort zone. Still safe, but outside your comfort zone. Bear Grylls
Adventure must start with running away from home. William Bolitho
Adventure is the vitaminizing element in histories both individual and social. William Bolitho
A man practices the art of adventure when he heroically faces up to life. When he has the daring to open doors to new experiences. When he is unafraid of new ideas, new theories and new philosophies. When he has the curiosity to experiment. When he breaks the chain of routine. Wilfred Peterson
Adventure, yeah. I guess that's what you call it when everybody comes back alive. Mercedes Lackey
I'd rather sing one wild song and burst my heart with it than live a thousand years watching my digestion and being afraid of the wet. Jack London
Look at every experience as an adventure. Brenda Bruce
Blessed are curious, for they shall have adventures. Lovelle Drachman
The spirit of adventure, the lure of the unknown, the thrill of a gallant quest. How very grand indeed. Norton Juster
There ought not to be anything in the whole universe that man can't poke his nose into—that's the way we're built and I assume that there's some reason for it. Robert A. Heinlein
Both life and death are part of the same Great Adventure. Never yet was worthy adventure worthily carried through by the man who put his personal safety first. Theodore Roosevelt
But life is a great adventure, and the worst of all fears is the fear of living. Theodore Roosevelt
A work of art is above all an adventure of the mind. Eugene Ionesco
The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences. Jon Krakauer
Each day is an adventure in discovering the meaning of life. Jack Canfield
To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the most pleasant sensations in the world. You are surrounded by adventure. Freya Stark
My favorite thing is to go where I've never been. Diane Arbus
The voyage is discovery is not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. Marcel Proust
There is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun. Chris McCandless
A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions. Oliver Wendell Holmes
Life is either a great adventure or nothing. Helen Keller
The most fulfilling adventures happen when you start your journey without knowing where you're going because only then are you free to experience the unexpected detours you're meant to take. A.J. Darkholme
May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. Edward Abbey
Each thing she learned became a part of herself to be used over and over in new adventures. Kate Seredy
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you'd drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories. Ray Bradbury
It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end. Ursula K. Le Guin
If you miss the adventure, you miss all. If your life is not that of an adventure, of a search into the unknown, then you are living in vain. Shree Rajneesh
A life without adventure is likely to be unsatisfying, but a life in which adventure is allowed to take whatever form it will is sure to be short. Bertrand Russell
Adventure is just bad planning. Roald Amundsen
For me, an adventure is something that I can take an active part in but that I don't have total control over. Peter Croft
Walk into the woods. Keep walking. Do not plan where you are going. Take whatever directions appeal in the moment. Keep walking. When you are lost, look into the eyes of the dragon, then your adventure begins. Tom Waterkrag
Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one of excitement and adventure. Irving Wallace
There was nowhere to go but everywhere, so just keep on rolling under the stars. Jack Kerouac
The wonderful things in life are the things you do, not the things you have. Reinhold Messner
Jobs fill your pockets, but adventures fill your soul. Jaime Lyn Beatty
Adventure is allowing the unexpected to happen to you. Exploration is experiencing what you have not experienced before. Richard Aldington
Our drive, our ruggedness, our unquenchable optimism and zeal, and elan go back to the challenges of the untrammeled wilderness. Harvey Broome
I will find a way or make one. Robert Peary
Life is an adventure / with all its sights to see, / a brilliant, beautiful gift / that means everything to me. Kassandra M. Konecny