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The Polar Regions Quotes By Roald Amundsen

Everything is on a reduced scale here in the Polar regions; we can't afford to be extravagant. — Roald Amundsen

The Polar Regions Quotes By Vladimir Nabokov

Nymphets do not occur in polar regions. — Vladimir Nabokov

The Polar Regions Quotes By Charles Darwin

Not one great country can be named, from the polar regions in the north to New Zealand in the south, in which the aborigines do not tattoo themselves. — Charles Darwin

The Polar Regions Quotes By Ranulph Fiennes

People who go to the polar regions are statistically less likely to die than salesmen who drive on motorways in England. — Ranulph Fiennes

The Polar Regions Quotes By Roald Amundsen

The numerous people who imagine that a long stay in the Polar regions makes a man less susceptible of cold than other mortals are completely mistaken. — Roald Amundsen

The Polar Regions Quotes By Hampton Sides

most viable path toward the North Pole, Petermann insisted. "Perhaps I am wrong," he told the Herald reporter, "but the way to show that is to give me the evidence. My idea is that if one door will not open, try another. If one route is marked with failures, try a new one. I have no ill will to any plan or expedition that means honest work in the Arctic regions." But make no mistake, Petermann said, an Arctic voyage was dangerous work. He always underscored that point. "A great task must be greatly conceived," he had written before one of the German polar expeditions. "For such tasks, one must be a great man, a great character. If you have doubts or scruples, back out now." Petermann pledged to give Bennett's expedition a full set of charts and maps of the Arctic and to help the expedition any other way he could. But beneath his enthusiasm for Bennett's new — Hampton Sides

The Polar Regions Quotes By Michel Leiris

When the human voice is reduced to being no longer a song, a word, or a cry, but the articulation of the unnamable itself, it is natural that there should be no other sound than the grinding of ice in the polar regions, the light, intermittent crackling of silk in the highest zones of the atmosphere, at the moment when the aurora borealis unfurls its strange, cold spangles. Majesty does not tolerate other eyes than these hard crystals — Michel Leiris

The Polar Regions Quotes By Arthur C. Clarke

Apart from the jet-black sky, the photo might have been taken almost anywhere in the polar regions of Earth; there was nothing in the least alien about the sea of wrinkled ice that stretched all the way out to the horizon. Only the five space-suited figures in the foreground proclaimed that the panorama was of another world. — Arthur C. Clarke