Paul Theroux Quotes

Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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friendship-is-also-about-liking-a-person-for-their-failings-their-weakness-its-also-about-mutual-help-not-about-exploitation
its-only-when-youre-alone-that-you-realize-where-you-are-you-have-nothing-to-fall-back-on-except-your-own-resources
tourists-dont-know-where-theyve-been-travelers-dont-know-where-theyre-going
as-calcutta-smells-of-death-and-bombay-of-money-bangkok-smells-of-sex-but-this-sexual-aroma-is-mingled-with-the-sharper-whiffs-of-sex-and-money
the-japanese-have-perfected-good-manners-and-made-them-indistinguishable-from-rudeness
fiction-gives-us-a-second-chance-that-life-denies-us
maine-is-joy-in-summer-but-soul-maine-is-more-apparent-in-winter-paul-theroux
a-french-traveler-with-sore-throat-is-wonderful-thing-to-behold-but-it-takes-more-than-tonsillitis-to-prevent-frenchman-from-boasting-paul-theroux
you-may-not-know-it-but-im-no-good-at-coping-with-all-attention-in-luxury-hotels-i-sometimes-find-myself-in-paul-theroux
he-regarded-himself-as-accomplished-writer-clear-sign-madness-in-anyone-paul-theroux
the-measure-civilized-behavior-is-compassion-paul-theroux
tourists-dont-know-where-theyve-been-travelers-dont-know-where-theyre-going-travel-is-glamorous-only-in-retrospect-paul-theroux
travel-is-state-mind-it-has-nothing-to-do-with-existence-exotic-it-is-almost-always-inner-experience-paul-theroux
delay-dirt-are-realities-most-rewarding-travel-paul-theroux
theres-always-way-if-youre-not-in-hurry-paul-theroux
you-think-travellers-as-bold-but-our-guilty-secret-is-that-travel-is-one-laziest-ways-on-earth-passing-time-paul-theroux
in-countries-where-all-crooked-politicians-wear-pinstriped-suits-best-people-are-bareassed-paul-theroux
society-without-jaywalkers-might-indicate-society-without-artists-paul-theroux
cooking-requires-confident-guesswork-improvisation-experimentation-substitution-dealing-with-failure-uncertainty-in-creative-way-paul-theroux
you-go-away-for-long-time-return-different-person-you-never-come-all-way-back-paul-theroux
it-is-simplest-fact-indian-life-there-are-too-many-indians-paul-theroux
home-is-always-impossible-subject-multilayered-maddening-paul-theroux
my-house-is-place-i-have-spent-many-years-improving-to-point-where-i-have-no-desire-to-leave-it-paul-theroux
for-years-i-felt-that-being-respectable-meant-maintaining-sinister-complacency-disreputable-freedom-i-sought-helped-make-me-writer-paul-theroux
i-always-found-myself-in-company-australians-who-were-like-reminder-that-id-touched-bottom-paul-theroux
pain-does-not-create-longlasting-memory-but-memory-luxury-exerts-itself-for-ever-paul-theroux
people-talk-about-pain-writing-but-few-people-talk-about-pleasure-satisfaction-paul-theroux
animal-lovers-often-tend-to-be-misanthropes-loners-they-transfer-their-affection-to-creature-in-their-control-paul-theroux
banks-donors-charities-claimed-to-have-had-successes-in-mozambique-i-suspected-they-invented-these-successes-to-justify-their-existence-paul-theroux
reading-is-also-journey-its-process-discovery-paul-theroux
the-lust-eye-the-best-photographs-were-to-me-like-experience-drowning-paul-theroux
now-then-in-travel-something-unexpected-happens-that-transforms-whole-nature-trip-stays-with-traveler-paul-theroux
i-dont-want-to-be-honored-guest-i-want-to-be-invisible-person-paul-theroux
travel-is-flight-pursuit-in-equal-parts-paul-theroux
im-constantly-running-across-people-who-have-never-heard-books-i-think-they-should-read-paul-theroux
ever-since-childhood-when-i-lived-within-earshot-boston-maine-i-have-seldom-heard-train-go-by-not-wished-i-was-on-it-paul-theroux
the-greatest-justification-for-travel-is-not-selfimprovement-but-rather-performing-vanishing-act-disappearing-without-trace-paul-theroux
the-colombians-are-goodtempered-people-they-are-used-to-waiting-for-buses-that-are-late-used-to-riding-buses-trains-that-do-not-arrive-paul-theroux
a-gun-show-is-about-likeminded-people-who-feel-as-if-everything-has-been-taken-away-from-them-jobs-money-pride-paul-theroux
and-that-is-all-anyone-can-do-try-to-be-honest-about-what-he-feels-what-hes-seen-thinks-hes-seen-paul-theroux
men-in-their-late-50s-often-make-bad-decisions-paul-theroux
the-more-you-write-more-youre-capable-writing-paul-theroux
i-dont-think-that-its-possible-to-have-truly-rewarding-experience-in-travel-if-its-simple-paul-theroux