To experience, to engage, to endeavor, rather than to watch and to wonder — that's where the real meat of life is to be found.

Ben Saunders

Quotation #16334

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“Why Bother Leaving the House?” TEDSalon London Fall 2012. Nov. 2012. Conference Presentation

Source: "Why Bother Leaving the House?" TEDSalon London Fall 2012. Nov. 2012. Conference Presentation Additional Information: This quote by explorer Ben Saunders means that the purpose of life is to experience many things, to connect, to be active rather than passive. According to Saunders, personal growth and a meaningful life come from challenging ourselves in this way. The quote is from Saunders' 2012 TED Talk about his explorations and why he thinks it's important to get out of your comfort zone and experience all life has to offer. Watch the full TED Talk here: Ben Saunders - Why Bother Leaving the House?