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“Explorers are not, perhaps, the most promising people with whom to build a society. Indeed, some might say that explorers become explorers precisely because they have a streak of unsociability and a need to remove themselves at regular intervals as far as possible from their fellow men.”
—A member of the Royal Geographical Society
“When one finally arrives at
the point where schedules are
forgotten, and becomes immersed
in ancient rhythms, one begins
— Sig Olson
“Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another.”
“I struck the board and cry’d ‘No more;
I will abroad’.
What, shall I ever sign and pine?
My life and lines are free; free as the road,
Loose as the wind.”
— George Herbert (1593-1633)
“Don’t let the same dog bite you twice.”
— Chuck Berry
“… the ideal companion is rare, and in default of him it is better to make a long journey alone. One’s company in a strange world.”
— Peter Fleming, “One’s Company”
“Even if I should, by some awful chance, find a hair upon my bread and honey – at any rate it is my own hair.”
— Katherine Mansfield, from her “Journal”.