Quotation by Sybille Bedford

A part, a large part, of travelling is an engagement of the ego v. the world.... The world is hydra headed, as old as the rocks and as changing as the sea, enmeshed inextricably in its ways. The ego wants to arrive at places safely and on time.
Sybille Bedford (b. 1911), British author. repr. In As It Was (1990). "The Quality of Travel," Esquire (New York, Nov. 1961).
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