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We all become great explorers during our first few days in a new city, or a new love affair.
In reality, we are all travelers - even explorers of mortality.
Thomas S. Monson
We collectively have a special place in our heart for the manned space flight program - Apollo nostalgia is one element, but that is only part of it. American culture worships explorers - look at the fame of Lewis and Clark, for example. The American people want to think of themselves as supporting exploration.
The best scientists and explorers have the attributes of kids! They ask question and have a sense of wonder. They have curiosity. 'Who, what, where, why, when, and how!' They never stop asking questions, and I never stop asking questions, just like a five year old.
As every parent knows, children begin life as uninhibited, unabashed explorers of the unknown. From the time we can walk and talk, we want to know what things are and how they work - we begin life as little scientists.
For 500 years, since European explorers came, Latin American countries had been separated from one another. They had very limited relations. Integration is a prerequisite for independence.
All across Africa, the Pacific and the Americas, we find cultures that didn't know about mouth kissing until their first contact with European explorers. And the attraction was not always immediately apparent. Most considered the act of exchanging saliva revolting.
Architects have to dream. We have to search for our Atlantises, to be explorers, adventurers, and yet to build responsibly and well.
Britain has bred many great explorers, but they seem to get so little coverage compared to soccer and rugby players.
Lewis Gordon Pugh
We need a space program because we need explorers. Its in our souls.
Explorers have to be ready to die lost.
What the history of aviation has brought in the 20th century should inspire us to be inventors and explorers ourselves in the new century.
The region west of the Mississippi continued in the popular mind to be a strange land for which the reports of explorers and travellers did the work of fiction, and Cooper's Prairie had few followers.
Carl Clinton Van Doren
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