Tahir Shah Quotes

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a-journey-of-observation-must-leave-as-much-as-possible-to-chance-random-movement-is-the-best-plan-for-maximum-observation
on-hard-jungle-journey-nothing-is-important-as-having-team-you-can-trust-tahir-shah
stories-are-not-like-real-world-they-arent-held-back-by-what-we-know-is-false-true-whats-important-is-how-story-makes-you-feel-inside-tahir-shah
nothing-is-what-it-seems-favoured-pashtu-proverb-jan-fishan-khan-tahir-shah
i-am-all-for-curses-superstition-but-theres-point-at-which-they-start-getting-in-way-that-point-had-arrived-tahir-shah
believe-what-was-impossible-becomes-possible-what-at-first-was-hidden-becomes-visible-tahir-shah
i-felt-sure-we-could-gain-upper-hand-by-putting-ourselves-in-mindset-incas-tahir-shah
the-rain-madre-de-dios-is-similar-to-that-amazon-but-there-is-petrifying-aspect-to-it-as-if-it-seeks-to-wound-rather-than-to-nurture-tahir-shah
the-taste-for-glory-can-make-ordinary-men-behave-in-extraordinary-ways-tahir-shah
in-india-explanation-is-often-more-confusing-than-what-prompted-it-tahir-shah
the-first-few-hours-in-cell-were-quite-stimulating-id-never-been-in-prison-cell-before-was-quite-enjoying-experience-tahir-shah
move-to-new-country-you-quickly-see-that-visiting-place-as-tourist-actually-moving-there-for-good-are-two-different-things-tahir-shah
usually-there-is-nothing-more-pleasing-that-returning-to-place-where-you-have-endured-hardship-tahir-shah
the-idea-my-heart-dancing-with-delight-was-far-too-good-to-pass-up-tahir-shah
it-was-awkward-moment-we-were-burning-down-our-hosts-house-situation-which-any-guest-seeks-to-avoid-tahir-shah
on-harsh-expedition-theres-no-space-for-anyone-who-does-not-intend-to-finish-tahir-shah
calcuttas-only-city-i-know-where-you-are-actively-encouraged-to-stop-strangers-at-random-for-quick-chat-tahir-shah
enlightenment-death-which-comes-before-it-is-primary-business-varanasi-tahir-shah
for-me-journey-to-damascus-is-amazing-hunt-from-beginning-to-end-slice-through-layers-history-in-search-treasure-tahir-shah
money-spent-on-goodquality-gear-is-always-money-well-spent-tahir-shah
a-little-imagination-goes-long-way-in-fes-tahir-shah
as-anyone-whos-ever-taken-ethiopian-bus-knows-there-is-unwritten-rule-that-windows-must-remain-firmly-closed-tahir-shah
theres-nothing-like-pack-mules-to-give-one-sense-entourage-tahir-shah
one-senses-that-in-these-conditions-no-amount-wetwiping-could-bring-true-hygiene-tahir-shah
i-had-learned-years-ago-never-to-give-original-documents-to-anyone-if-i-could-help-it-tahir-shah
i-was-becoming-addicted-to-bombay-there-was-squalor-poverty-but-i-had-begun-to-realise-my-good-fortune-would-never-again-forget-it-tahir-shah
the-forest-did-not-tolerate-frailty-body-mind-show-your-weakness-it-would-consume-you-without-hesitation-tahir-shah
searching-for-lost-city-is-particularly-european-obsession-tahir-shah
if-hot-food-is-they-key-to-maintaining-expeditions-stamina-then-low-grade-gutrot-alcohol-is-key-to-sustaining-its-sense-pleasure-tahir-shah
any-man-who-has-ever-led-army-expedition-group-boy-scouts-has-sadism-in-his-bones-tahir-shah
previous-experience-had-taught-me-that-any-expedition-marches-on-its-stomach-tahir-shah
the-porters-could-always-be-coaxed-to-continue-little-further-through-driving-rain-by-mere-suggestion-pot-noodle-at-end-tahir-shah
the-only-thing-they-valued-higher-than-ammunition-were-man-united-footballs-tahir-shah
in-india-everything-has-use-value-tahir-shah
but-in-africa-bureaucrats-are-usually-too-proud-to-accept-bribe-something-i-admire-when-im-not-one-being-arrested-tahir-shah
once-in-long-time-you-come-across-book-that-is-far-far-more-than-ink-glue-paper-book-that-seeps-into-your-blood-tahir-shah
there-comes-stage-at-which-man-would-rather-die-cleanly-by-bullet-than-by-unknown-terror-phantom-in-forest-tahir-shah
bombay-is-city-where-gossip-is-treated-as-commodity-tahir-shah
in-morocco-said-osman-word-spreads-like-fire-tearing-through-depths-hell-tahir-shah
it-is-almost-impossible-to-overemphasize-importance-with-which-ancestry-is-held-in-middle-east-north-africa-tahir-shah
the-pursuit-illusion-is-not-about-studying-for-prizes-for-studys-sake-theres-no-right-wrong-no-pass-fail-tahir-shah
my-father-looked-on-in-disbelief-overwhelmed-that-his-son-had-been-taught-to-eat-glass-relish-it-tahir-shah
we-had-kind-conversations-that-only-great-friends-can-ever-share-they-were-touched-with-magic-tahir-shah
i-struggled-to-think-pure-thoughts-as-hector-sucked-out-my-psyche-with-his-eyes-tahir-shah
in-world-machiguenga-sadness-could-be-equated-with-anger-anger-was-perilous-emotion-by-which-foreigner-could-lose-his-life-tahir-shah
there-is-nothing-like-train-journey-for-reflection-tahir-shah
a-journey-observation-must-leave-as-much-as-possible-to-chance-random-movement-is-best-plan-for-maximum-observation-tahir-shah
through-bitter-experience-i-have-learned-that-it-is-best-to-promise-little-then-to-reward-hard-work-with-generosity-tahir-shah
the-last-thing-we-wanted-was-for-machiguenga-to-be-sad-again-sadness-appeared-to-bring-out-their-violence-tahir-shah
as-travel-writer-ive-specialized-in-gritty-fearful-destinations-kind-places-that-make-readers-hair-stick-on-end-tahir-shah
with-enthusiastic-team-you-can-achieve-almost-anything-tahir-shah
respect-was-one-thing-survival-was-another-it-was-important-that-i-kept-my-priorities-in-right-order-tahir-shah
contemplation-is-luxury-requiring-time-alternatives-tahir-shah
in-some-peculiar-way-indeed-rules-were-now-beginning-to-seem-quite-logical-it-was-then-i-knew-that-i-had-been-in-india-long-enough-tahir-shah
my-father-used-to-say-that-stories-are-part-most-precious-heritage-mankind-tahir-shah
stories-are-communal-currency-humanity-tahir-shah
for-my-father-there-was-no-sharper-way-to-understand-country-than-by-listening-to-its-stories-tahir-shah
in-moments-great-uncertainty-on-my-travels-i-have-always-felt-that-something-is-protecting-me-that-i-will-come-to-no-harm-tahir-shah
previous-journeys-in-search-treasure-have-taught-me-that-zigzag-strategy-is-best-way-to-get-ahead-tahir-shah
a-journey-i-reflected-is-no-merit-unless-it-has-tested-you-tahir-shah
the-situation-was-different-in-jungle-every-inch-ground-had-to-be-earned-was-done-through-much-exertion-with-blade-tahir-shah
explorers-like-to-pretend-that-they-are-select-breed-people-with-iron-nerve-ability-to-endure-terrible-hardship-tahir-shah
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