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I am willing to go anywhere, anywhere, anywhere -- so long as it's forward. David Livingstone, explorer
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I did not tell half of what I saw, for I knew I would not be believed. Marco Polo, explorer

I have never been lost, but I will admit to being confused for several weeks. Daniel Boone, explorer

It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves. Edmund Hillary, explorer

The difficult is what takes a little time; the impossible is what takes a little longer. Fridtjof Nansen, explorer


Remember that a government big enough to give you everything you want is also big enough to take away everything you have. Davy Crockett, explorer

You don't have to be a hero to accomplish great things---to compete. You can just be an ordinary chap, sufficiently motivated to reach challenging goals. Edmund Hillary, explorer

If we were logical, the future would be bleak, indeed. But we are more than logical. We are human beings, and we have faith, and we have hope, and we can work. Jacques Yves Cousteau, explorer

The dog lives for the day, the hour, even the moment. Robert Falcon Scott, explorer
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Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World. Christopher Columbus, explorer

All you need for happiness is a good gun, a good horse, and a good wife. Daniel Boone, explorer

I will go anywwhere as long as it is forward David Livingstone, explorer

Progress is man's ability to complicate simplicity. Thor Heyerdahl, explorer

Courage is action, not talk. Jeff Rich, explorer

Getting through high school and college was one of my greatest achievements. Ann Bancroft, explorer

People protect what they love. Jacques Yves Cousteau, explorer

Difficulties are just things to overcome, after all. Ernest Shackleton, explorer

I will place no value on anything I have or may possess except in relation to the kingdom of Christ. David Livingstone, explorer

I will go anywhere, provided it be forward. David Livingstone, explorer

Curiosity is natural to the soul of man and interesting objects have a powerful influence on our affections. Daniel Boone, explorer

I love to travel, but hate to arrive. Hernando Cortez, explorer

It takes generosity to discover the whole through others. If you realize you are only a violin, you can open yourself up to the world by playing your role in the concert. Jacques Yves Cousteau, explorer

What is a scientist after all? It is a curious man looking through a keyhole, the keyhole of nature, trying to know what's going on. Jacques Yves Cousteau, explorer

I do not think about being beautiful. What I devote most of my time to is being healthy. Ann Bancroft, explorer

I wanted to be a teacher, but I was a lousy student, one of the slowest readers. It was a tremendous struggle. But I'm lucky I had some teachers who saw something in me. Ann Bancroft, explorer

I think we all strive to push ourselves, to overcome our struggles. And when we do, we get to know ourselves better. Ann Bancroft, explorer

Be always sure your are right, then go ahead. Davy Crockett, explorer

Fear God and work hard. David Livingstone, explorer

I demolish my bridges behind me - then there is no choice but forward. Fridtjof Nansen, explorer

Superhuman effort isn't worth a damn unless it achieves results. Ernest Shackleton, explorer

From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free. Jacques Yves Cousteau, explorer

All that I am I owe to Jesus Christ, revealed to me in His divine Book. David Livingstone, explorer

A sea setting us upon the ice has brought us close to danger. Henry Hudson, explorer

A zeal for the defence of their country led these heroes to the scene of action, though with a few men to attack a powerful army of experienced warriors. Daniel Boone, explorer

We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one. Jacques Yves Cousteau, explorer

I have always supported measures and principles and not men. Davy Crockett, explorer

I would rather be beaten, and be a man, than to be elected and be a little puppy dog. Davy Crockett, explorer

Since we humans have the better brain, isn't it our responsibility to protect our fellow creatures from, oddly enough, ourselves? Joy Adamson, explorer

We must plant the sea and herd its animals using the sea as farmers instead of hunters. That is what civilization is all about - farming replacing hunting. Jacques Yves Cousteau, explorer

The sea is the universal sewer. Jacques Yves Cousteau, explorer
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I'm lucky I had some teachers who saw something in me. Ann Bancroft, explorer

Got an issue, get a tissue. Jeff Rich, explorer

Whosoever, in writing a modern history, shall follow truth too near the heels, it may happily strike out his teeth. Walter Raleigh, explorer

Nothing earthly will make me give up my work in despair. David Livingstone, explorer

I determined never to stop until I had come to the end and achieved my purpose. David Livingstone, explorer

It is notoriously true that the public mind is seriously agitated with apprehensions of negroes insurrections and that it is becoming more and more so. Thomas L. Smith, explorer

I came into the world at the right time. Helge Ingstad, explorer

In this eventful period the colony of New South Wales is already far advanced. Charles Sturt, explorer

This land may be profitable to those that will adventure it. Henry Hudson, explorer

They might in the future more than ever before engage in hunting beavers. Samuel de Champlain, explorer


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