Facts about Paul Theroux

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Paul Theroux is a famous Novelist from USA, he/she is 78 years old and still alive, born April 10, 1941.

Our collection contains 17 quotes who is written / told by Paul, under the main topic Travel.

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Famous quotes by Paul Theroux (17)


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"Travel is glamorous only in retrospect"
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"There are probably more annoying things than being hectored about African development by a wealthy Irish rock star in a cowboy hat, but I can't think of one at the moment"
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"The Japanese have perfected good manners and made them indistinguishable from rudeness"
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"It is usually expensive and lonely to be principled"
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"I cannot make my days longer so I strive to make them better"
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"Tourists don't know where they've been, travelers don't know where they're going"
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"The Peace Corps is a sort of Howard Johnson's on the main drag into maturity"
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"Fiction gives us a second chance that life denies us"
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"You define a good flight by negatives: you didn't get hijacked, you didn't crash, you didn't throw up, you weren't late, you weren't nauseated by the food. So you are grateful"
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"You define a good flight by negatives: you didn't get hijacked, you didn't crash, you didn't throw up, you weren't late, you weren't nauseated by the food. So you are grateful"
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"Gain a modest reputation for being unreliable and you will never be asked to do a thing"
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"Writing is pretty crummy on the nerves"
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"Death is an endless night so awful to contemplate that it can make us love life and value it with such passion that it may be the ultimate cause of all joy and all art"
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"Tourists don't know where they've been, travelers don't know where they're going"
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"The Australian Book of Etiquette is a very slim volume"
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"Hawaii is not a state of mind, but a state of grace"
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"Extensive traveling induces a feeling of encapsulation, and travel, so broadening at first, contracts the mind"


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