Saturday, September 16, 2006

Quote of the Day, 9/16/06

I was inspired by this great review from Disco Mermaids. My Saturday night adventure will include tequila, good food, good friends, and my new Choose Your Own Adventure DVD. Today's quote theme, appropriately, is adventure.

G. K. Chesterton
An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Plunge boldly into the thick of life, and seize it where you will, it is always interesting.

Tennessee Williams
Security is a kind of death.

As a postscript, one of the quotes I came across was from Peter Pan: "To die will be an awfully big adventure." Only trouble is, the place I found it credited that quote ... to Aristotle. Somehow, "awfully big adventure" just doesn't sound much like Aristotle to me. What do you think?


Anonymous said...

You know, aside from the new DVDs, they are also making new Choose Your Own Adventure books. They're pretty neat. Look,

Anonymous said...

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