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“Adventure is just bad planning.”
Roald Amundsen
“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. Victory awaits him who has everything in order, luck, people call it. Defeat is certain for him who has neglected to take the necessary precautions in time, this is called bad luck.”
Roald Amundsen
“An die Kälte kann der Mensch sich nicht gewöhnen.”
Roald Amundsen
“Victory awaits him who has everything in order - luck, people call it”
Roald Amundsen
“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
“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
“Our daily routine was soon working smoothly, and everyone gave the impression of being eminently fitted for his post. We constituted a little republic on board the “Gjöa.” We had no strict laws. I know myself how irksome this strict discipline is. Good work can be done without the fear of the”
Roald Amundsen, The North-West Passage; Complete


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