Best Quotes by Freya Stark (Top 10)

  1. There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.
  2. To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the most pleasant sensations in the world. You are surrounded by adventure.
  3. Christmas... is not an external event at all, but a piece of one's home that one carries in one's heart.
  4. Curiosity is the one thing invincible in Nature.
  5. The most ominous of fallacies - the belief that things can be kept static by inaction
  6. To feel, and think, and learn - learn always: surely that is being alive and young in the real sense
  7. Good days are to be gathered like grapes, to be trodden and bottled into wine and kept for age to sip at ease beside the fire. If the traveler has vintaged well, he need trouble to wander no longer; the ruby moments glow in his glass at will.
  8. On the whole, age comes more gently to those who have some doorway into an abstract world-art, or philosophy, or learning-regions where the years are scarcely noticed and the young and old can meet in a pale truthful light.
  9. Love of learning is a pleasant and universal bond since it deals with what one is and not what one has.
  10. 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 surprised.

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