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#1. In the desert I had found a freedom unattainable in civilization; a life unhampered by possessions, since everything that was not a necessity was an encumbrance. I had found too, a comradeship inherent in the circumstances, and the belief that tranquility was to be found there. - Author: Wilfred Thesiger
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#2. I knew instinctively that it was the very hardness of life in the desert which drew me back there - it was the same pull which takes men back to the polar ice, to high mountains, and to the sea. - Author: Wilfred Thesiger
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#3. What use will money be to him in the Sands. - Author: Wilfred Thesiger
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#4. The harder the life, the finer the person - Author: Wilfred Thesiger
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#5. I had learnt the satisfaction which comes from hardship and the pleasure which derives from abstinence; the contentment of a full belly; the richness of meat; the taste of clean water; the ecstasy of surrender when the craving of sleep becomes a torment; the warmth of a fire in the chill of dawn. - Author: Wilfred Thesiger
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#6. The meat smelt rank and was very tough, the soup was greasy and of a curious flavour, but it was a wonderful meal after all these hungry weeks. - Author: Wilfred Thesiger
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#7. I tasted freedom and a way of life from which there could be no recall. - Author: Wilfred Thesiger
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#8. I craved for the past, resented the present, and dreaded the future. - Author: Wilfred Thesiger
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#9. Hunger, thirst, heat and cold: I had tasted them in full - Author: Wilfred Thesiger
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#10. For this was the real desert where differences of race and colour, of wealth and social standing, are almost meaningless; where coverings of pretence are stripped away and basic truths emerge. - Author: Wilfred Thesiger
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#11. The deserts in which I have travelled had been blanks in time as well as space. They had no intelligible history, the nomads who inhabited them had no known past. - Author: Wilfred Thesiger
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