Fridtjof Nansen - Quotes

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I demolish my bridges behind me - then there is no choice but forward. ---->>>

The difficult is what takes a little time; the impossible is what takes a little longer. ---->>>

It is better to go skiing and think of God, than go to church and think of sport.

It is better to go skiing and think of God, than go to church and think of sport.

Never stop because you are afraid - you are never so likely to be wrong. ---->>>

Alas! Alas! Life is full of disappointments; as one reaches one ridge there is always another and a higher one beyond which blocks the view. ---->>>

Never keep a line of retreat: it is a wretched invention. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Norwegian
Born: October 10, 1861
Birthplace: Store Frøen, Christiania (now Oslo), Norway
Die: 05-13, 1930
Occupation: Explorer
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Fridtjof Nansen ( FRID-choff NAN-sən; 10 October 1861 – 13 May 1930) was a Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate. In his youth he was a champion skier and ice skater. He led the team that made the first crossing of the Greenland interior in 1888, traversing the island on cross-country skis (wikipedia)