The best Quotations

Death is an endless night so awful to contemplate that it can make us love life and value it with such passion that it may be the ultimate cause of all joy and all art.
- Paul Theroux

Extensive traveling induces a feeling of encapsulation, and travel, so broadening at first, contracts the mind.
- Paul Theroux

The realization that he is white in a black country, and respected for it, is the turning point in the expatriate's career. he can either forget it, or capitalize on it. most choose the latter.
- Paul Theroux

Travel is glamorous only in retrospect.
- Paul Theroux

You define a good flight by negatives: you didn't get hijacked, you didn't crash, you didn't throw up, you weren't late, you weren't nauseated by the food. so you're grateful.
- Paul Theroux

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Quotation It is madness to make fortune the mistress of events, because by herself she is nothing and is ruled by prudence. - writer
Quotation Your library is your paradise. - writer
Quotation In cross examination, as in fishing, nothing is more ungainly than a fisherman pulled into the water by his catch. - writer
Quotation When Satan makes impure verses, Allah sends a divine tune to cleanse them. - writer
Quotation The age of chivalry has gone; the age of humanity has come. - writer
Quotation All great masters are chiefly distinguished by the power of adding a second, a third, and perhaps a fourth step in a continuous line. Many a man had taken the first step. With every additional step you enhance immensely the value of your first. - writer