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Robert Falcon Scott Quotes and Sayings

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Each man in his way is a treasure.
- Robert Falcon Scott

We are very near the end, but have not and will not lose our good cheer.
- Robert Falcon Scott

To wait idly is the worst of conditions.
- Robert Falcon Scott

We are showing that Englishmen can still die with a bold spirit,
fighting it out to the end.
- Robert Falcon Scott

 

I may not have proved a great explorer,
but we have done the greatest march ever made and come
very near to great success.
- Robert Falcon Scott

The events of the day's march are now becoming so dreary
and dispiriting that one longs to forget them when we camp;
it is an effort even to record them in a diary.
- Robert Falcon Scott

The dog lives for the day, the hour,
even the moment.
- Robert Falcon Scott

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Every day some new fact comes to light -
some new obstacle which threatens the gravest obstruction.
I suppose this is the reason which makes the game so well worth playing.
- Robert Falcon Scott

But take comfort in that I die at peace with the world and myself -
not afraid.
- Robert Falcon Scott

As one looks across the barren stretches of the pack,
it is sometimes difficult to realise what teeming life
exists immediately beneath its surface.
- Robert Falcon Scott

Slowly but surely the sea is freezing over.
- Robert Falcon Scott

I fear we have shot our bolt - but we have been to
Pole and done the longest journey on record.
- Robert Falcon Scott

Certainly dog driving is the most terrible work one
has to face in this sort of business.
- Robert Falcon Scott

But we have been to the Pole and we shall die like gentlemen.
I regret only for the women we leave behind.
- Robert Falcon Scott

I can imagine few things more trying to the patience
than the long wasted days of waiting.
- Robert Falcon Scott

Hunger and fear are the only realities in dog life:
an empty stomach makes a fierce dog.
- Robert Falcon Scott

The dog is almost human in its demand for living interest,
yet fatally less than human in its inability to foresee.
- Robert Falcon Scott

We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting
weaker of course and the end cannot be far.
It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more.
For God's sake, look after our people.
- Robert Falcon Scott

But if we have been willing to give our lives to this enterprise,
which is for the honour of our country,
I appeal to our countrymen to see that those who depend
on us are properly cared for.
- Robert Falcon Scott

We are weak, writing is difficult, but for my own sake
I do not regret this journey,
which has shown that Englishmen can endure hardships,
help one another, and meet death with as great a fortitude as ever in the past.
- Robert Falcon Scott

Had we lived I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood,
endurance and courage of my companions which would
have stirred the heart of every Englishman.
These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale.
- Robert Falcon Scott

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden PHOTO

All things share the same breath -
the beast, the tree, the man...
the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle (attributed) PHOTO

The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde PHOTO

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln PHOTO

Circumstance does not make the man: it reveals him to himself.
- James Allen

The wise man in the storm prays God,
not for safety from danger,
but for deliverance from fear.
It is the storm within which endangers him,
not the storm without.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.
The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
- Lao Tzu

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:
"If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?"
But... the good Samaritan reversed the question:
"If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller

When you are offended at any man's fault,
turn to yourself and study your own failings.
Then you will forget your anger.
- Epictetus

How could man rejoice in victory
and delight in the slaughter of men?
- Lao Tzu

We like a man to come right out and say what he thinks-
if we agree with him.
- Mark Twain

Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him.
- Albert Schweitzer

He is a wise man who does not grieve
for the things which he has not,
but rejoices for those which he has.
- Epictetus

All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy.
What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
- Carl Jung

Man must evolve for all human conflict,
a method which rejects
revenge, aggression and retaliation.
The foundation of such a method is love.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A great secret of success is to go through life
as a man who never gets used up.
- Albert Schweitzer

This above all: to thine own self be true,
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man.
- William Shakespeare

A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences,
in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures -
and that is the basis of all human morality.
- John F. Kennedy

You cannot teach a man anything;
you can only help him find it within himself.
- Galileo Galilei

Feel Unity with Spirit and All Creation
All things share the same breath the
beast, the tree, the man... the air
shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle [actually written by screenwriter Ted Perry in 1972]

Non-violence means avoiding not only external physical violence
but also internal violence of spirit.
You not only refuse to shoot a man,
but you refuse to hate him.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Universe is one great kindergarten for man.
Everything that exists has brought
with it its own peculiar lesson.
- Orison Swett Marden

There are other measures of self-respect for a man,
than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Any man who reads too much
and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

The ultimate test of a man's conscience
may be his willingness to sacrifice something today
for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard.
- Gaylord Nelson

For man with no forgiveness in heart,
life worse punishment than death.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid 2

No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man becomes great exactly in the degree
in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If a man can... make a better mousetrap,
the world will make a beaten path to his door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If a man does not keep pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
- Henry David Thoreau

One man with courage makes a majority.
- old saying probably repeated by Andrew Jackson
(falsely attributed to Jefferson)

You cannot build character and courage by
taking away a man's initiative and independence.
- Abraham Lincoln

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

A man is not old until his regrets take the place of his dreams.
- Yiddish Proverb

Science gives man knowledge, which is power;
religion gives man wisdom, which is control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Try not to become a man of success,
but rather try to become a man of value.
- Albert Einstein

That man is rich whose pleasures are the cheapest.
- Henry David Thoreau

If there is anything that a man can do well,
I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
- Abraham Lincoln

Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
- the movie Braveheart

The more a man can forget, the greater the number
of metamorphoses which his life can undergo,
the more he can remember, the more divine his life becomes.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The man who is successful is the man who is useful.
- Bourke Cockran

As long as a man stands in his own way,
everything seems to be in his way.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every man must decide whether he will
walk in the light of creative altruism
or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The man who goes alone can start today;
but he who travels with another
must wait till that other is ready.
- Henry David Thoreau


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