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Quotation by Gertrude Stein
Adventure is making the distant approach nearer
but romance is having what is where it is which is not
where you are stay where it is.
Gertrude Stein (1874–1946), U.S. author. "An American and France," What Are Masterpieces, Conference Press (1940).
First given as a lecture at Oxford, England, 1936.
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