Never stop because you are afraid – you are never so likely to be wrong.
Never keep a line of retreat: it is a wretched invention.
Cricket is the greatest game that the wit of man has yet devised.- Sir Pelham Warner
Advertising is selling Twinkies to adults.- Donald R. Vance
The struggle of the male to learn to listen to and respect his own intuitive, inner prompt...- Herb Goldberg
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the ...- Francis Schaeffer
Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had don...- Ernst Toller
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|Birth:||10th October, 1861|
|Death:||13th May, 1930|
|Profession:||Diplomat, Explorer, Scientist|
Fridtjof Nansen was born in Store Frøen, Oslo, Norway. He was a Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian and Nobel Peace Prize laureate. In his youth he was a champion skier and ice skater. He won international fame after reaching a record northern latitude of 86°14′ during his North Pole expedition of 1893–96. He studied zoology at the Royal Frederick University in Christiania. He served as the Norwegian representative in London from 1906-1908, where he helped negotiate the Integrity Treaty that guaranteed Norway's independent status. In 1922 he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work on behalf of the displaced victims of the First World War and related conflicts.
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