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Freya Stark - Quotes

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If we are strong, and have faith in life and its richness of surprises, and hold the rudder steadily in our hands. I am sure we will sail into quiet and pleasent waters for our old age.

If we are strong, and have faith in life and its richness of surprises, and hold the rudder steadily in our hands. I am sure we will sail into quiet and pleasent waters for our old age.

Few are the giants of the soul who actually feel that the human race is their family circle. ---->>>

Christmas... is not an external event at all, but a piece of one's home that one carries in one's heart.

Christmas... is not an external event at all, but a piece of one's home that one carries in one's heart.

There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do. ---->>>

To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.

To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.

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. ---->>>

Curiosity is the one thing invincible in Nature. ---->>>

Absence is one of the most useful ingredients of family life, and to dose it rightly is an art like any other. ---->>>

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 us. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: January 31, 1893
Birthplace: Paris, France
Die: 05-09, 1993
Occupation: Writer
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Dame Freya Madeline Stark, Mrs Perowne, DBE (31 January 1893 – 9 May 1993) was a British - Italian explorer and travel writer. She wrote more than two dozen books on her travels in the Middle East and Afghanistan, as well as several autobiographical works and essays. She was one of the first non-Arabians to travel through the southern Arabian Deserts (wikipedia)