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"Difficulties are just things to overcome, after all." Ernest Shackleton
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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." Ernest Shackleton
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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." Ernest Shackleton
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"Superhuman effort isn't worth a damn unless it achieves results." Ernest Shackleton
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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." Ernest Shackleton
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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." Ernest Shackleton
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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." Ernest Shackleton
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"I do not intend to sacrifice the scientific utility of the expedition to a mere record-breaking journey, but say frankly, all the same, that one of my great efforts will be to reach the southern geographical Pole." Ernest Shackleton
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"If I had not some strength of will I would make a first class drunkard." Ernest Shackleton
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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." Ernest Shackleton
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