Freya Stark Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Freya Stark quotes, Freya Stark sayings, and Freya Stark proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world. Freya Stark
There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do. Freya Stark
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. Freya Stark
Christmas... is not an external event at all, but a piece of one's home that one carries in one's heart. Freya Stark
There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do. Freya Stark
Travel does what good novelists also do to the life of everyday, placing it like a picture in a frame or a gem in its setting, so that the intrinsic qualities are made more clear. Travel does this with the very stuff that everyday life is made of, giving to it the sharp contour and meaning of art. Freya Stark
The true fruit of travel is perhaps the feeling of being nearly everywhere at home. Freya Stark
Curiosity is the one thing invincible in Nature. Freya Stark
The most ominous of fallacies - the belief that things can be kept static by inaction Freya Stark
Accuracy is the basis of style. Words dress our thoughts and should fit; and should fit not only in their utterances, but in their implications, their sequences, and their silences, just as in architecture the empty spaces are as important as those that are filled. Freya Stark
Monotony is not to be worshipped as a virtue; nor the marriage bed treated as a coffin for security rather than a couch from which to rise refreshed. Freya Stark
Conventions are like coins, an easy way of dealing with the commerce of relations. Freya Stark
The most ominous of fallacies - the belief that things can be kept static by inaction. Freya Stark
Good days are to be gathered like grapes, to be trodden and bottled into wine and kept for age to sip at ease beside the fire. If the traveler has vintaged well, he need trouble to wander no longer; the ruby moments glow in his glass at will. Freya Stark
Good days are to be gathered like grapes, to be trodden and bottled into wine and kept for age to sip at ease beside the fire. If the traveler has vintaged well, he need trouble to wander no longer; the ruby moments glow in his glass at will. Freya Stark
There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do. Freya Stark