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date: 28 September 2021

Fridtjof Nansen 1861–1930
Norwegian polar explorer 

  1. 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. The difficult is what takes a little time; the impossible is what takes a little longer.
    in Listener 14 December 1939; see Calonne, Anonymous