Freya Stark quotes

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I have met charming people, lots who would be charming if they hadn't got a complex about the British and everyone has pleasant an ...
Of the general inadequacy of intellect in the conduct of life Britain is the most majestic exponent. She is instinctively disliked ...
Pain and fear and hunger are effects of causes which can be foreseen and known: but sorrow is a debt which someone else makes for ...
The slightest living thing answers a deeper need than all the works of man because it is transitory. It has an evanescence of life ...
The true gardener then brushes over the ground with slow and gentle hand, to liberate a space for breath round some favourite; but ...
The great and almost only comfort about being a woman is that one can always pretend to be more stupid than one is and no one is s ...
Perhaps the best function of parenthood is to teach the young creature to love with safety, so that it may be able to venture unaf ...
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