Inspiration and growth only come from adversity and from challenge — from stepping away from what's comfortable and familiar and stepping out into the unknown.

Ben Saunders

Quotation #16380

About This Quote


Source: "Why Bother Leaving the House?" TEDSalon London Fall 2012. Nov. 2012. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote by explorer Ben Saunders means that personal development and positive growth come from challenging yourself, from leaving your comfort zone and exploring new territory. The quote is from Saunders' 2012 TED Talk on his experiences as an explorer, including becoming the youngest person to ski solo to the North Pole. Watch the full TED Talk here: Ben Saunders - Why Bother Leaving the House?