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Jan Morris
(1926-____) born on
Oct 2
English writer, journalist. 0
         
   
F
There are only two rules. One is E. M. Forster's guide to Alexandria; the best way to know Alexandria is to wander aimlessly. The second is from the Psalms; grin like a dog and run about through the city.

R
To me gender is not physical at all, but is altogether insubstantial. It is soul, perhaps, it is talent, it is taste, it is environment, it is how one feels, it is light and shade, it is inner music. . .
A
[Travel seems] not just a way of having a good time, but something that every self-respecting citizen ought to undertake, like a high-fiber diet, say, or a deodorant.
N
Its smallness is not petty; on the contrary, it is profound.
K
Travel, which was once either a necessity or an adventure, has become very largely a commodity, and from all sides we are persuaded into thinking that it is a social requirement, too.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Wit and Wisdom of the 20th Century," by Frank S. Pepper, 1987.
R: "Conundrum," Ch. 3, 1974.
A: "It's OK to Stay at Home;" In NY "Times," 30 Aug 1985.
N: "The Matter of Wales," 1985.
K: "It's OK to Stay at Home;" In NY "Times," 30 Aug 1985.
   


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