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]
Everything is on a reduced scale here in the Polar regions; we can't afford to be extravagant.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]
The English have loudly and openly told the world that skis and dogs are unusable in these regions and that fur clothes are rubbish. We shall see — we shall see.More Roald Amundsen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Victory awaits him who has everything in order - luck, people call it.More Roald Amundsen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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