Every day some new fact comes to light - some new obstacle which threatens the gravest obstruction. I suppose this is the reason which makes the game so well worth playing.

— Robert Falcon Scott

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We took risks. We knew we took them. Things have come out against us. We have no cause for complaint.

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We are very near the end, but have not and will not lose our good cheer.

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Had we lived, I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood, endurance and courage of my companions which would have stirred the heart of every Englishman. These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale, but surely, a great rich country like ours will see that those who are dependent on us are properly provided for.

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As one looks across the barren stretches of the pack, it is sometimes difficult to realise what teeming life exists immediately beneath its surface.

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I may not have proved a great explorer, but we have done the greatest march ever made and come very near to great success.

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Great God! This is an awful place.

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The dog lives for the day, the hour, even the moment.

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Winners are born, Champions are made.

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Hunger and fear are the only realities in dog life: an empty stomach makes a fierce dog.

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Make the boy interested in natural history if you can;

it is better than games; they encourage it in some schools.

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The dog is almost human in its demand for living interest, yet fatally less than human in its inability to foresee.

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I fear we have shot our bolt - but we have been to Pole and done the longest journey on record.

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About Robert Falcon Scott

Quotes 33 sayings
Nationality British
Profession Explorer
Birthday October 16

I have huge questions about Vision Appraisal - you bet I do.

I'm very worried about what happens when we hand over our destiny to an outside company.

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Certainly dog driving is the most terrible work one has to face in this sort of business.

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Jurors realize that instead of having to make that terrible decision (voting for the death penalty), they can vote to put someone in prison and ensure that defendant is no longer a harm to society. It makes it easier for them to return a verdict of life without the possibility of parole.

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But if we have been willing to give our lives to this enterprise, which is for the honour of our country, I appeal to our countrymen to see that those who depend on us are properly cared for.

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We are showing that Englishmen can still die with a bold spirit, fighting it out to the end.

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The events of the day's march are now becoming so dreary and dispiriting that one longs to forget them when we camp; it is an effort even to record them in a diary.

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Keep engaged in the all new popular and fancy, positive side of things!

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Each man in his way is a treasure.

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We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course and the end cannot be far. It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. For God's sake, look after our people.

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But take comfort in that I die at peace with the world and myself - not afraid.

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Slowly but surely the sea is freezing over.

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But we have been to the Pole and we shall die like gentlemen.

I regret only for the women we leave behind.

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It seems a pity, but I do not think that I can write more. For God's sake look after our people.

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I can imagine few things more trying to the patience than the long wasted days of waiting.

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Had we lived I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood, endurance and courage of my companions which would have stirred the heart of every Englishman. These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale.

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To wait idly is the worst of conditions.

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It is better that the law should be certain than that every judge should speculate upon improvements in it.

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We are weak, writing is difficult, but for my own sake I do not regret this journey, which has shown that Englishmen can endure hardships, help one another, and meet death with as great a fortitude as ever in the past.

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I have come to the conclusion that life in the Antarctic Regions can be very pleasant.

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With great care we might have a dog's chance, but no more.

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