Roald Amundsen

Roald Amundsen

Norwegian explorer of polar regions.
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.More Roald Amundsen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The effect of the great and sudden change of altitude made itself felt at once; when I wanted to turn round in my bag, I had to do it a bit at a time, so as not to get out of breath.More Roald Amundsen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Victory awaits him, who has everything in order - luck we call it. Defeat is definitely due for him, who has neglected to take the necessary precautions - bad luck we call itMore Roald Amundsen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We must always remember with gratitude and admiration the first sailors who steered their vessels through storms and mists, and increased our knowledge of the lands of ice in the South.More Roald Amundsen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A rich and varied menu is for people who have no work to do.More Roald Amundsen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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