quote by John Buchan

I believe that every man has in his soul a passion for treasure-hunting, which will often drive a coward into prodigies of valour.

— John Buchan

Colossal Treasure Hunt quotations

Some people spend so much time hunting treasure that they fail to see it all around them. It's like sifting through gold to find the silt.


Treasure hunt quote Until the lion learns to write, every story will glorify the hunter.
Until the lion learns to write, every story will glorify the hunter.

My husband and I were in Paris for the weekend and I hated wearing anything that was in style. I really loved '50s dresses, so we started going around Paris and hunting this stuff down. It became like this treasure hunt. From then on, I felt like a pirate every time I left Paris.

Treasure hunt quote Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure.
Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure.

My mom passed on her obsession of all things antique or vintage.

I love to go thrift store shopping or explore any sort of garage sale. Treasure hunting is a family passion.

Equations seem like treasures, spotted in the rough by some discerning individual, plucked and examined, placed in the grand storehouse of knowledge, passed on from generation to generation. This is so convenient a way to present scientific discovery, and so useful for textbooks, that it can be called the treasure-hunt picture of knowledge.

It's been scattered and I had to follow leads.

Some stuff was with different family members in various drawers. I find out about more stuff and more stuff [over time]. I won't call it a treasure hunt, but it's like an old Western movie we're you're onto one thing and it turns into another.


Treasure hunt quote The things that seem insignificant to most people such as note, song, or walk be
The things that seem insignificant to most people such as note, song, or walk become invaluable trasures kept safe in your heart to cherish forever.

And every now and then people find the bugs, and they interpret those as cool failures in the Sims terms. For them it's like a treasure hunt, you know.

If I see a nice photography book in New York, and I don't want to have to carry that back to Japan with me, I just order it from Amazon when I come home. There's no treasure-hunting anymore. It used to be like a hunt to find Air Jordans, Max 95s, and carrying them back.

In the world of Facebook and Twitter, you can treasure hunt for tidbits about somebody that you find interesting and pretty much find out everything you need to know - which is why I stay away from social media - I'm terrified of it.

Treasure hunt quote When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.
When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.

I'm not the kind of poet who arranges treasure-hunts to please the academics and keep them busy. Poetry should be surprising in deeper ways.

Pirate Hunters is a fantastic book, an utterly engrossing and satisfying read.

It tells the story of the hunt for the rare wreck of a pirate ship, which had been captained by one of the most remarkable pirates in history. This is a real-life Treasure Island, complete with swashbuckling, half-crazy treasure hunters and vivid Caribbean settings-a story for the ages.


I don't think we'll discover anything, myself.

I think what will happen is we'll discover people who will tell us where to go find it. It is not like a treasure hunt where you just runaround looking everywhere hoping you find something. I just don't think that's going to happen. The inspectors didn't find anything, and I doubt that we will. What we will do is find the people who will tell us.

Treasure hunt quote Friendship is a buried treasure waiting to be discovered.
Friendship is a buried treasure waiting to be discovered.

For me, a journey to Damascus is an amazing hunt from beginning to end, a slice through layers of history in search of treasure.

To me, reading through old letters and journals is like treasure hunting.

Somewhere in those faded, handwritten lines there is a story that has been packed away in a dusty old box for years.

The treasure which you think not worth taking trouble and pains to find, this alone is the real treasure you are longing for all your life. The glittering treasure you are hunting for day and night lies buried on the other side of that hill yonder.

Treasure hunt quote Give a man a fish, he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish, he will eat for a
Give a man a fish, he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish, he will eat for a life time.

The treasure shouldn't do the hunting, and you're a treasure.