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Born: 1970-01-01
Profession: Explorer
Nation: Irish
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Difficulties are just things to overcome, after all.

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If I had not some strength of will I would make a first class drunkard.

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After months of want and hunger, we suddenly found ourselves able to have meals fit for the gods, and with appetites the gods might have envied.

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Superhuman effort isn't worth a damn unless it achieves results.

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The noise resembles the roar of heavy, distant surf. Standing on the stirring ice one can imagine it is disturbed by the breathing and tossing of a mighty giant below.

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We had seen God in His splendors, heard the text that Nature renders. We had reached the naked soul of man.

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Now my eyes are turned from the South to the North, and I want to lead one more Expedition. This will be the last... to the North Pole.

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I called to the other men that the sky was clearing, and then a moment later I realized that what I had seen was not a rift in the clouds but the white crest of an enormous wave.

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I seemed to vow to myself that some day I would go to the region of ice and snow and go on and on till I came to one of the poles of the earth, the end of the axis upon which this great round ball turns.

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