Inspiring Roald Amundsen Quotes

Roald Amundsen Quotes – Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen, born July 16, 1872, to June 18, 1928, in Borge, Norway, was an explorer and writer popularly known as the first person to reach the South Pole. He had always been fascinated with tales of polar explorers at an early age and had aspirations of one day traveling to the outermost reaches of the globe.

Roald Amundsen Quotes

However, his legacy as one of the greatest explorers of all time continues to inspire people today. His polar exploration feats are a monument to the strength of human endurance, determination, and passion. Read more!

Below are Roald Amundsen’s Quotes and wise sayings in his books about his experience and expedition.

Roald Amundsen Quotes

1. “Victory awaits him who has everything in order – luck, people call it.” -Roald Amundsen

Roald Amundsen Quotes

2.“Defeat is certain for him who has neglected to take the necessary precautions in time; this is called bad luck..” -Roald Amundsen

3.“Adventure is just bad planning.” -Roald Amundsen

Roald Amundsen Quote

4. “I may say that this is the greatest factor: the way in which the expedition is equipped, the way in which every difficulty is foreseen, and precautions taken for meeting or avoiding it. -Roald Amundsen

5. “How did I happen to become an explorer? It did not just happen, for my career has been a steady progress toward a definite goal since I was fifteen years of age.” -Roald Amundsen

6. “I have heard men snore till I was really afraid they would choke, but as for acknowledging that they had been asleep—never!” – -Roald Amundsen, The South Pole

7. “The age of miracles is past.” – Roald Amundsen

Roald Amundsen Quotes

8. “We must always remember with gratitude and admiration the first sailors who steered their vessels through storms and mists, and increased our knowledge of the lands of ice in the South.” -Roald Amundsen

9. “The English have loudly and openly told the world that skis and dogs are unusable in these regions and that fur clothes are rubbish. We shall see — we shall see.” -Roald Amundsen

10. “A rich and varied menu is for people who have no work to do. ” -Roald Amundsen

Roald Amundsen Quotes

11. “The effect of the great and sudden change of altitude made itself felt at once; when I wanted to turn round in my bag, I had to do it a bit at a time, so as not to get out of breath.” – -Roald Amundsen

12. “With sufficient planning, you can almost eliminate adventure from an expedition.” -Roald Amundsen

Roald Amundsen Quotes

13. “We see many fine sunsets here, unique in the splendour of their colour. No doubt the surroundings in this fairyland of blue and white do much to increase their beauty.” -Roald Amundsen

14. “Everything went like a dance.” –Roald Amundsen

15.  “Everything is on a reduced scale here in the Polar regions; we can’t afford to be extravagant.” -Roald Amundsen Amundsen

Roald Amundsen Quotes

16. “One cannot live on champagne alone, unless one is a woman.” –Roald Amundsen

17. “Adventure is worthwhile in itself.” -Roald Amundsen

Roald Amundsen Quotes

18. “The North Pole was one of the great illusions of my youth.” –Roald Amundsen

19. “An adventure is a series of experiences that change you.”-Roald Amundsen

20. “You must always remember that you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” –Roald Amundsen

Roald Amundsen Quotes

21. “Difficulties are just things to overcome, after all.” –Roald Amundsen

22. “Adversity is the nurse of greatness.” –Roald Amundsen

23. “The Northwest Passage is a myth, a legend, and a fable, nothing more.”-Roald Amundsen

24. “The South Pole, yes, that’s where I want to go.” –Roald Amundsen

25. “It is not sufficient to know which way the wind is blowing. You must also know how to set your sails.” –Roald Amundsen

26. “We should be explorers and adventurers at heart, for life is itself a great adventure.” –Roald Amundsen

Roald Amundsen Quotes

27. “What is life but one grand adventure” –Roald Amundsen

28. “I have often been asked what I hope to find at the South Pole. My answer is simple: knowledge.” –Roald Amundsen

29. “We must always remember that in exploring nature, one is never alone. Every part of nature is interconnected, and our actions have consequences for the entire ecosystem.” –Roald Amundsen

30. “I have no ambition to make history. I am just interested in exploring the unknown.” –Roald Amundsen

Roald Amundsen Quotes

31. “The worst danger of all is the danger of coming to believe that there is no danger.” –Roald Amundsen

 Wise Sayings from Roald Amundsen’s books

32.  “The secret to success is not in being fearless, but in learning to manage fear and use it to your advantage.” -Roald Amundsen

33. “The art of handling a ship is in the ability to master all situations which may arise, and to be prepared for them.” -Roald Amundsen

34. “In order to succeed, one must have the courage to take risks and the discipline to prepare for every eventuality.” -Roald Amundsen

35.  “The best explorers are those who can adjust to changing conditions rather than those who can adapt to changing circumstances.” -Roald Amundsen

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36. “The greatest danger in any expedition is not the unknown, but complacency and overconfidence.” -Roald Amundsen

37. “One must be willing to immerse oneself in a place’s culture and environment to truly understand it.” R. Amundsen

38. “A good leader is not someone who knows everything, but someone who is willing to learn from others.” -Amundsen, Roald

39. “True greatness lies not in the achievement of one’s goals, but in the way one handles setbacks and failures.” -Roald Amundsen

Roald Amundsen Quotes

40. The greatest journeys are those that make us understand ourselves, not those that take us to the ends of the earth. R. Amundsen

41. To succeed, one must constantly be ready to adjust to different conditions and take on new tasks. R. Amundsen

42. “The key to success is not in the destination, but in the journey itself.” -Roald Amundsen

43. “The greatest rewards in life don’t come from what we achieve, but from the person we become as a result of the process.” -Amundsen, Roald

44. “The measure of a person’s greatness is not in how much they accumulate, but in how much they give.” -Roald Amundsen

45. “The most valuable lessons in life are not taught in the classroom, but in the school of experience.”  -Roald Amundsen

46. “Success is not a destination, but a journey that requires continuous learning and growth.” -Roald Amundsen

47. “The most important tool in any expedition is not a map or a compass, but rather a clear and focused mind.” -Amundsen, Roald

48. “Those who embrace change and see it as an opportunity for growth are the most successful in life.” R. Amundsen

Roald Amundsen Quotes

49. “The belief that one is already successful enough is the biggest barrier to achievement, not fear or doubt.  -Roald Amundsen

5o. “The most important life lesson is that failure is only a stepping stone on the route to achievement.”
-Roald Amundsen

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