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Thor Heyerdahl

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Circumstances cause us to act the way we do. We should always bear this in mind before judging the actions of others. I realized this from the start during World War II.

— Thor Heyerdahl

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Progress is man's ability to complicate simplicity.

— Thor Heyerdahl

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In my experience, it is rarer to find a really happy person in a circle of millionaires than among vagabonds.

— Thor Heyerdahl

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One learns more from listening than speaking.And both the wind and the people who continue to live close to nature still have much to tell us which we cannot hear within university walls.

— Thor Heyerdahl

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I also believe that when one dies, one may wake up to the reality that proves that time does not exist.

— Thor Heyerdahl

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We have always been taught that navigation is the result of civilization, but modern archeology has demonstrated very clearly that this is not so.

— Thor Heyerdahl

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For every minute, the future is becoming the past.

— Thor Heyerdahl

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I don't believe in war as a solution to any kind of conflict, nor do I believe in heroism on the battlefield because I have never seen any.

— Thor Heyerdahl

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Therefore, I feel convinced that any political picture can be changed to suit the needs of the powers that be.

— Thor Heyerdahl

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" The ethnographic evidence for these claims is outlined in Heyerdahl's book Aku Aku: The Secret of Easter Island. Heyerdahl's claims aside however there is no evidence that the Tlingit Haida or other British Columbian tribes have an affinity with Polynesians. To the innocent masses in all industrialized countries we direct our appeal.

He became notable for his Kon-Tiki expedition in which he sailed 8000 km (5000 mi) across the Pacific Ocean in a self-built raft from South America to the Tuamotu Islands in 1947. The Heyerdahl Archives are administered by the Kon-Tiki Museum and the National Library of Norway in Oslo. The Heyerdahl Archives span the years 1937 to 2002 and include his photographic collection diaries private letters expedition plans articles newspaper clippings original book and article manuscripts.

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