Beryl Markham Quotes

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Beryl Markham quotes: It is really this that makes death so hard - curiosity unsatisfied. It is really this that makes death so hard - curiosity unsatisfied.
Beryl Markham quotes: Who thinks it just to be judged by a single error? Who thinks it just to be judged by a single error?
Beryl Markham quotes: The abhorrence of loneliness is as natural as wanting to live at all. The abhorrence of loneliness is as natural as wanting to live at all.
Beryl Markham quotes: The sun is as dispassionate as the hand of a man who greets you with his mind on other things. The sun is as dispassionate as the hand of a man who greets you with his mind on other things.
Beryl Markham quotes: [I]t is no good anticipating regrets. Every tomorrow ought not to resemble every yesterday. [I]t is no good anticipating regrets. Every tomorrow ought not to resemble every yesterday.
Beryl Markham quotes: The character of a dwelling, like that of a man, grows slowly. The character of a dwelling, like that of a man, grows slowly.
Beryl Markham quotes: Atop their gleaming backs the jockeys look like gaudy baubles, secured with strings. They bob up and down, they rise, lean forward, then settle again. Atop their gleaming backs the jockeys look like gaudy baubles, secured with strings. They bob up and down, they rise, lean forward, then settle again.
Beryl Markham quotes: A fine job of work and a fine colt. Shall I reward you or Coquette - or both? A fine job of work and a fine colt. Shall I reward you or Coquette - or both?
Beryl Markham quotes: (This place) presumed to be a town then, but was hardly more than a word under a tin roof. (This place) presumed to be a town then, but was hardly more than a word under a tin roof.
Beryl Markham quotes: If a man has any greatness in him, it comes to light, not in one flamboyant hour, but in the ledger of his daily work. If a man has any greatness in him, it comes to light, not in one flamboyant hour, but in the ledger of his daily work.
Beryl Markham quotes: (On vultures ... those false but democratic mourners at every casual bier ... (On vultures
... those false but democratic mourners at every casual bier ...
Beryl Markham quotes: The mechanistic age impended over an horizon not hostile, but silently indifferent. The mechanistic age impended over an horizon not hostile, but silently indifferent.
Beryl Markham quotes: Still, not to be English is hardly regarded as a fatal deficiency even by the English, though grave enough to warrant sympathy.
Still, not to be English is hardly regarded as a fatal deficiency even by the English, though grave enough to warrant sympathy.
Beryl Markham quotes: All the science of flying has been captured in the breadth of an instrument board, but not the religion of it. All the science of flying has been captured in the breadth of an instrument board, but not the religion of it.
Beryl Markham quotes: If your hunch proves a good one, you were inspired; if it proves bad, you are guilty of yielding to thoughtless impulse. If your hunch proves a good one, you were inspired; if it proves bad, you are guilty of yielding to thoughtless impulse.
Beryl Markham quotes: After that, work and hope. But never hope more than you work After that, work and hope. But never hope more than you work
Beryl Markham quotes: I am incapable of a profound remark on the workings of Destiny I am incapable of a profound remark on the workings of Destiny
Beryl Markham quotes: [The lion] began to contemplate me with a kind of quiet premeditation, like that of a slow-witted man fondling an unaccustomed thought. [The lion] began to contemplate me with a kind of quiet premeditation, like that of a slow-witted man fondling an unaccustomed thought.
Beryl Markham quotes: Success breeds confidence. Success breeds confidence.
Beryl Markham quotes: There are many Africas. There are many Africas.
Beryl Markham quotes: A life has to move or it stagnates. A life has to move or it stagnates.
Beryl Markham quotes: Boredom, like hookworm, is endemic. Boredom, like hookworm, is endemic.
Beryl Markham quotes: if I were, even now, without either a dog or a horse in my keeping, I should feel I had lost contact with the earth. if I were, even now, without either a dog or a horse in my keeping, I should feel I had lost contact with the earth.
Beryl Markham quotes: We laughed at some things because we had grown so much older; we were serious about others because we were still so young. We laughed at some things because we had grown so much older; we were serious about others because we were still so young.
Beryl Markham quotes: Memory is a drug. Memory can hold you against your strength and against your will ... Memory is a drug. Memory can hold you against your strength and against your will ...
Beryl Markham quotes: A map says to you.Read me carefully, follow me closely, doubt me not ... I am the earth in the palm of your hand. A map says to you.
Read me carefully, follow me closely, doubt me not ...
I am the earth in the palm of your hand.
Beryl Markham quotes: I have a trunk containing continents. I have a trunk containing continents.
Beryl Markham quotes: No human pursuit achieves dignity until it can be called work, and when you can experience a physical loneliness for the tools of your trade, No human pursuit achieves dignity until it can be called work, and when you can experience a physical loneliness for the tools of your trade,
Beryl Markham quotes: In Africa people learn to serve each other. They live on credit balances of little favors that they give and may, one day, ask to have returned. In Africa people learn to serve each other. They live on credit balances of little favors that they give and may, one day, ask to have returned.
Beryl Markham quotes: Conformation ... but not much else. Breeding, but too small a heart. You saw it everywhere - in men, in horses, and in women. Conformation ... but not much else. Breeding, but too small a heart. You saw it everywhere - in men, in horses, and in women.
Beryl Markham quotes: An experience can be as startling as the first awareness of a stranger walking by your side at night. You are the stranger. An experience can be as startling as the first awareness of a stranger walking by your side at night. You are the stranger.
Beryl Markham quotes: In view of this and other things, I demand forgiveness for being so obviously impressed with my own parents. In view of this and other things, I demand forgiveness for being so obviously impressed with my own parents.
Beryl Markham quotes: I learned what every dreaming child needs to know, that no horizon is so far you cannot get above it or beyond it. I learned what every dreaming child needs to know, that no horizon is so far you cannot get above it or beyond it.
Beryl Markham quotes: Names are keys that open corridors no longer fresh in the mind, but nonetheless familiar in the heart. Names are keys that open corridors no longer fresh in the mind, but nonetheless familiar in the heart.
Beryl Markham quotes: A domesticated lion is only an unnatural lion - and whatever is unnatural is untrustworthy. A domesticated lion is only an unnatural lion - and whatever is unnatural is untrustworthy.