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1. "Expeditions are escapism. The stuff that we're normally concerned about just doesn't matter out there. Tax returns, gas bill, none of it. Life becomes very simple, it's about moving in a certain direction - north if you're going north - staying warm and not getting eaten. That's it."
Author: Ben Saunders
2. "Exploring Mars is a far different venture from Apollo expeditions to the moon; it necessitates leaving our home planet on lengthy missions with a constrained return capability."
Author: Buzz Aldrin
3. "He's a man," Themla said."I guess that explains it.""Hairy, Neanderthalic," Thelma said, "perpetually half-crazed from excessive levels of testosterone, plagued by racial memories of the lost glory of mammoth-hunting expeditions - they're all alike."
Author: Dean Koontz
4. "The search for a scapegoat is the easiest of all hunting expeditions."
Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower
5. "Nobody climbs mountains for scientific reasons. Science is used to raise money for the expeditions, but you really climb for the hell of it."
Author: Edmund Hillary
6. "Nova Scotia as a British colony also came into being as another result of these adventurous British expeditions to North America in the reign of James I."
Author: Harry Johnston
7. "Every morning in the middle of nowhere, without electricity or anyone to impress, I'd take great care in picking out my outfit and hover in front of a business card-size mirror to apply my lip gloss and check my eyebrows. I also felt I had a strong case for bringing a little black dress on expeditions. Village parties spring up more often than you might expect, and despite never having been a Girl Scout, I like to be prepared."
Author: Mireya Mayor
8. "The troops were occasionally occupied in pursuing scattered bands going north or south, and on three occasions the large camp of Sitting Bull ventured south of the Canadian border, and important expeditions were sent against them."
Author: Nelson A. Miles
9. "I go on expeditions for the same reason an estate agent sells houses - to pay the bills."
Author: Ranulph Fiennes
10. "And yet we knew, for a certainty, that when first emissaries of Earth went walking among the planets, Earth's other sons would be dreaming not about such expeditions but about a piece of bread."
Author: Stanisław Lem
11. "Ours was not going to be a clone of the usual expeditions, oozing with sleekness. It was clear from the start that oddity was our advantage."
Author: Tahir Shah
12. "He thought what a fine thing it was that people made music all over the world, even in the strangest settings – probably even on polar expeditions."
Author: Thomas Mann
13. "As long as museums and universities send out expeditions to bring to light new forms of living and extinct animals and new data illustrating the interrelations of organisms and their environments, as long as anatomists desire a broad comparative basis human for anatomy, as long as even a few students feel a strong curiosity to learn about the course of evolution and relationships of animals, the old problems of taxonomy, phylogeny and evolution will gradually reassert themselves even in competition with brilliant and highly fruitful laboratory studies in cytology, genetics and physiological chemistry."
Author: William King Gregory
14. "The negative cost of Lewis and Clark entering the Garden of Eden is that later expeditions regardless of what they were intended to do, later expeditions did not deal with the native peoples with the intelligence with the almost kindly resolve that Lewis and Clark did."
Author: William Least Heat Moon
15. "Many people think all I do is some random engineering work in between caving expeditions. It's been far more deliberate than that."
Author: William Stone

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