Rory Stewart Quotes

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Rory Stewart quotes: Being a backbench MP is a bit of an anti-climax for a superhero. Being a backbench MP is a bit of an anti-climax for a superhero.
Rory Stewart quotes: Religions . . . seem to avoid mountain passes. Religions . . . seem to avoid mountain passes.
Rory Stewart quotes: I did stuff for three years in Kabul that I found exciting, and a lot of that was fixing roofs, talking about sewage installation. I did stuff for three years in Kabul that I found exciting, and a lot of that was fixing roofs, talking about sewage installation.
Rory Stewart quotes: The question shouldn't be what we ought to do, but what we can do. The question shouldn't be what we ought to do, but what we can do.
Rory Stewart quotes: In some sense, I'm a romantic. I like the idea of organic history and tradition. In some sense, I'm a romantic. I like the idea of organic history and tradition.
Rory Stewart quotes: When you're doing mountain rescue, you don't take a doctorate in mountain rescue; you look for somebody who knows the terrain. It's about context. When you're doing mountain rescue, you don't take a doctorate in mountain rescue; you look for somebody who knows the terrain. It's about context.
Rory Stewart quotes: Despite the dubious statistics ... democracy is a thing of value for which we should be fighting. Despite the dubious statistics ... democracy is a thing of value for which we should be fighting.
Rory Stewart quotes: My feet beat out a steady muffled rhythm. My thoughts participated in each step, never getting ahead of me. My feet beat out a steady muffled rhythm. My thoughts participated in each step, never getting ahead of me.
Rory Stewart quotes: Everyone had memorized a chant of names and villages along footpaths in every direction. This was a very useful map. Everyone had memorized a chant of names and villages along footpaths in every direction. This was a very useful map.
Rory Stewart quotes: Politics feels, on what I have seen of it, like joining a tribe, and a lot of it is about unspoken ways of behaving. Politics feels, on what I have seen of it, like joining a tribe, and a lot of it is about unspoken ways of behaving.
Rory Stewart quotes: I wondered if walking was not a form of dancing. I wondered if walking was not a form of dancing.
Rory Stewart quotes: I like connecting to places by foot, and I'm interested in experiencing how somewhere like Crieff connects to somewhere like London. I like connecting to places by foot, and I'm interested in experiencing how somewhere like Crieff connects to somewhere like London.
Rory Stewart quotes: If things are going wrong in a country, it's not usually that we don't have enough foreigners. It's usually that we have too many. If things are going wrong in a country, it's not usually that we don't have enough foreigners. It's usually that we have too many.
Rory Stewart quotes: I have planted over 6,000 trees at home in Scotland, some of them oak. I'd like my children to be able to watch them grow. I have planted over 6,000 trees at home in Scotland, some of them oak. I'd like my children to be able to watch them grow.
Rory Stewart quotes: The owl loves its nest in the ruins, The Huma revels in making kings, The falcon will not leave the King's hand, And the wagtail pleads weakness.2 The owl loves its nest in the ruins, The Huma revels in making kings, The falcon will not leave the King's hand, And the wagtail pleads weakness.2
Rory Stewart quotes: I recited and followed this song-of-the-places-in-between as a map. I recited and followed this song-of-the-places-in-between as a map.
Rory Stewart quotes: I want to 'normalise' myself. I would love to have a family. I want to 'normalise' myself. I would love to have a family.
Rory Stewart quotes: This idea that failure is not an option: It makes failure invisible, inconceivable and inevitable. This idea that failure is not an option: It makes failure invisible, inconceivable and inevitable.