Bruce Chatwin Quotes

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Bruce Chatwin Quotes

When people start talking of mans inhumanity to man it means they havent actually walked far enough.
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To lose a passport was the least of one's worries. To lose a notebook was a catastrophe

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I pictured a low timber house with a shingled roof, caulked against storms, with blazing log fires inside and the walls lined with all the best books, somewhere to live when the rest of the world blew up.

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Proust, more perspicaciously than any other writer, reminds us that the 'walks' of childhood form the raw material of our intelligence.

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For life is a journey through a wilderness

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Albatrosses and penguins are the last birds I'd want to murder.

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As you go along, you literally collect places. I'm fed up with going to places; I shan't go to anymore.

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I learned about Chinese ceramics and African sculptures, I aired my scanty knowledge of the French Impressionists, and I prospered.

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A Sufi manual, the Kashf-al-Mahjub, says that, towards the end of his journey, the dervish becomes the Way not the wayfarer, i.e. a place over which something is passing, not a traveller following his own free will.

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Music ... is a memory bank for finding one's way about the world.

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Tyranny sets up its own echo-chamber.

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