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date: 21 May 2018

Ernest Shackleton 1874–1922
British explorer 

  1. Difficulties are just things to overcome after all.
    diary, 11 December 1908; The Heart of the Antarctic (1909)
  2. Ship and stores have gone—so now we'll go home.
    to his men on the loss of the Endurance, 27 October 1915
    South (1991 ed.)
  3. Superhuman effort isn't worth a damn unless it achieves results.
    to his navigator Frank Worsley, 1916; F. P. Worsley Endurance (1931)