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Freya Stark
(1893-1993) born on
Jan 31
French-English explorer, travel writer. She marched alone into the Middle East from Persia to Yemen, discovering lost cities and creating an anti-Nazi intelligence system along the way.
         
   
F
Love of learning is a pleasant and universal bond, since it deals with what one is and not what one has.

R
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.
A
There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.
N
Most people, after accomplishing something, use it over and over again like a gramophone record till it cracks, forgetting that the past is just the stuff with which to make more future.
K
It is only the amateur [gardener] like myself who becomes obsessed and rejoices with a sadistic pleasure in weeds that are big and bad enough to pull, and at last, almost forgetting the flowers altogether, turns into a Reformer.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Journey's Echo."
R: "The Valleys of the Assassins," ch. 2, 1934.
A: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
N: "The Journey's Echo."
K: "Perseus in the Wind," ch. 17, 1948.
   


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