“Lose Sight of the Shore” – Quotes on Exploration

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“Lose Sight of the Shore” – Quotes on Exploration

 

 

André Gide

“Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.”
André Gide

Henry David Thoreau

“We need the tonic of wildness…At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be indefinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable. We can never have enough of nature.”
Henry David Thoreau, Walden: Or, Life in the Woods
Ansel Adams

“In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.”
Ansel Adams

 

 

Jules Verne

“The sea is only the embodiment of a
supernatural and wonderful existence.
It is nothing but love and emotion;
it is the ‘Living Infinite…”
Jules Verne
Carl Sagan

“Sailors on a becalmed sea, we sense the stirring of a breeze.”

Carl Sagan, Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space

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Red Planet Vista

“I just wanted all the wars to be over so that we could spend the money on starships and Mars colonies.”
Grant Morrison, Supergods: What Masked Vigilantes, Miraculous Mutants, and a Sun God from Smallville Can Teach Us About Being

“Lose Sight of the Shore” – Quotes on Exploration