A Quote by Joseph Campbell on acceptance, achievement, adventure, conquest, courage, death, experience, fear, heroism, joy, life, and yielding

The conquest of the fear of death is the recovery of life's joy. One can experience an unconditional affirmation of life only when one has accepted death, not as contrary to life, but as an aspect of life. Life in its becoming is always shedding death, and on the point of death. The conquest of fear yields the courage of life. That is the cardinal initiation of every heroic adventure - fearlessness and achievement.

Joseph Campbell (1904 - 1987)

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A Quote by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe on adventure, fame, love, and power

Everything a human being wants can be divided into four components - love, adventure, power and fame.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

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A Quote by Jessica Dubroff on adventure, daughters, death, and fatherhood

Speaking prophetically to the Times of London, before her fatal plane crash: This started off as a father-daughter adventure, and it's gotten wonderfully out of hand. . . . I'm going to fly till I die.

Jessica Dubroff

Source: 1996

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A Quote by Jerome Belanger on adventure, fishing, and possibility

Digging potatoes is always an adventure, somewhat akin to fishing. There is forever the possibility that the next cast -or the next thrust of the digging fork -will turn up a clunker.

Jerome Belanger

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A Quote by James R. Newman on adventure, jobs, mind, and surprises

Games are among the most interesting creations of the human mind, and the analysis of their structure is full of adventure and surprises. Unfortunately there is never a lack of mathematicians for the job of transforming delectable ingredients into a dish that tastes like a damp blanket.

James R. Newman

Source: J. R. Newman (ed.) The World of Mathematics, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1956.

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A Quote by Herbert Clark Hoover on adventure, discovery, and science

New discoveries in science . . . will continue to create a thousand new frontiers for those who would still adventure.

Herbert Clark Hoover (1874 - 1964)

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A Quote by Henry van Dyke on adventure, confidence, courage, faith, hope, soul, and success

Faith is an adventure; it is the courage of the soul to face the unknown. But that courage springs from the hope and confidence of the soul that its adventure will succeed.

Henry van Dyke (1852 - 1933)

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A Quote by Helen Adams Keller on adventure, children, danger, experience, life, men, nature, security, and superstition

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.

Helen Keller (1880 - 1968)

Source: The Open Door (1957)

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A Quote by Herbert Ernest Bates on adventure, change, garden, and journeys

A garden should be in a constant state of fluid change, expansion, experiment, adventure; above all it should be an inquisitive, loving, but self-critical journey on the part of its owner.

H.E. Bates (1905 - 1974)

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A Quote by Ezra Pound on adventure, fear, hell, home, imagination, learning, lies, love, men, and weakness

Better mendacities Than the classics in paraphrase! Some quick to arm, some for adventure, some from fear of weakness, some from fear of censure, some for love of slaughter, in imagination, learning later . . . some in fear, learning love of slaughter; Died some, pro patria, non "dulce" non "et decor" . walked eye-deep in hell believing in old men's lies, the unbelieving came home, home to a lie.

Ezra Pound (1885 - 1972)

Source: Hugh Selwyn Mauberley. E.P. Ode pour l’élection de son sepulchre, 1920, IV

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