A polar explorer at the turn of the late 19th century. Amundsen led the first expedition to successfully traverse the Northwest Passage and he was the first person to reach both the North and South Poles.
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Adventure is just bad planning.
Victory awaits him, who has everything in order - luck we call it.
Defeat is definitely due for him, who has neglected to take the necessary precautions - bad luck we call it
The numerous people who imagine that a long stay in the Polar regions makes a man less susceptible of cold than other mortals are completely mistaken.
If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.
The effect of the great and sudden change of altitude made itself felt at once;
when I wanted to turn round in my bag, I had to do it a bit at a time, so as not to get out of breath.
Victory awaits him who has everything in order - luck, people call it.
We must always remember with gratitude and admiration the first sailors who steered their vessels through storms and mists, and increased our knowledge of the lands of ice in the South.
I may say that this is the greatest factor: the way in which the expedition is equipped, the way in which every difficulty is foreseen, and precautions taken for meeting or avoiding it. Victory awaits him who has everything in order, luck, people call it. Defeat is certain for him who has neglected to take the necessary precautions in time, this is called bad luck.
A rich and varied menu is for people who have no work to do.
The English have loudly and openly told the world that skis and dogs are unusable in these regions and that fur clothes are rubbish. We shall see — we shall see.
Everything is on a reduced scale here in the Polar regions; we can't afford to be extravagant.
With sufficient planning, you can almost eliminate adventure from an expedition.