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#1. Some of us just don't want to be famous ... anonymity cannot be bought for any price, once you have lost it ... - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#2. I just don't see myself as a travel writer. I can't. I don't. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#3. I think a lot of writers are unrealistic about having their books translated into film. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#4. By now I was utterly deprogrammed. I walked along naked usually, clothes being not only putrid but unnecessary. My skin had been baked a deep terra-cotta brown and was the constituency of harness leather. The sun no longer penetrated it. I retained my hat. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#5. It seems to me that the good lord in his infinate wisdom gave us three things to make life bearable- hope, jokes, and dogs. But the greatest of these was dogs. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#6. If you are fragmented and uncertain, it is terrifying to find the boundaries of yourself melt. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#7. During these last ten thousand years, we have made massive, unprecedented changes to the environment, creating problems for ourselves that we may not be able to solve. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#8. After thirty years of being 'the camel lady,' believe me: One becomes inured to the spotlight. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#9. Its highest point was The Worst Journey in the World. Then you see this decline, and this harking back, using the 19th-century form when we're not in the 19th century. That way of writing a book about the world out there - you just can't do it anymore. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#10. You really can expand the boundaries of your life and do risky things and prove yourself by doing them. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#11. When I was young, I thought I wouldn't be a good mother. Now I think I would be, but I'm too long in the tooth. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#12. I'm not one of those true writers who can't bear not to be writing. Yet it's one of the most important things in my life. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#13. You apply the skills you use to produce your own book to make an anthology. Shaping. Rhythm. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#14. I am very lucky: not very many writers can say they genuinely like the film of their book. However, I do. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#15. I think people are frightened by different things, so I don't see myself as particularly courageous. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#16. 'Tracks' is based on the book by Robyn Davidson who, in the mid-Seventies, decided to leave the city, go to the outback, learn to train camels and walk across the Australian desert to the ocean: a journey that is about two thousand miles and will take about six or seven months. - Author: John Curran
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#17. By taking to the road, we free ourselves of baggage, both physical and psychological. We walk back to our original condition, to our best selves. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#18. I believe the subconscious always knows what is best. It is our conditioned, vastly overrated rational mind which screws everything up. So - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#19. I believe when you're stuck in one spot for too long it's best to throw a grenade where you stand, and jump ... and pray. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#20. The French word for wanderlust or wandering is 'errance.' The etymology is the same as 'error.' So to wander is to make mistakes. In other words, to make mistakes, to make errors is sort of the idea of learning through trial and error, allowing the mistakes to be part of the process. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#21. I don't want to be bored; I don't want to be with someone I don't respect. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#22. When 'Tracks' first came out, I was courted by Sydney Pollack. I had lunch with him, and he opened the conversation with, 'Honey, you ain't gonna like what I'm gonna do to your book.' I really liked him, but I turned him down, because - well, I was stupid. I also turned down a great deal of money. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#23. That odd idea that one person can go to a foreign part and in this rather odd voice describe it to the folks back home doesn't make much sense in the post-colonial world. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#24. I do believe that the genre reached its peak before the First World War. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#25. I love the desert and its incomparable sense of space. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#26. The discomfort I felt under that moral pressure has stayed with me all my life and made me eternally wary of the blindness of ideological certainty. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#27. And there are new kinds of nomads, not people who are at home everywhere, but who are at home nowhere. I was one of them - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#28. I kept getting the odd sensation that I was in fact perfectly stationary, and that I was pushing the world around under my feet. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#29. Never, never have a famous partner. It's too complicated. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#30. You can trick yourself into doing things by doing it one step at a time and never letting yourself see the overall picture. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#31. Some of the best conversations I've had are sitting around a camp fire. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#32. It is always interesting being on films sets - I have done it before with other actor friends - and I just find it fascinating. I just love that collaborative film family that develops around a project. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#33. Real travel would be to see the world, for even an instant, with another's eyes - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#34. If I do depart this world out here, let it be known that I went out grinning will you, and loving it. LOVING IT.
Steve, are you listening ? I FEEL GREAT. Life's so joyous, so sad, so ephemeral, so crazy, so meaningless, so goddamn funny. This is paradise, and I wish I could give you some. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#35. And so back up the ravines to the comfortable places (the sane ones?) where we don't have to think too much. Where life is, after all, just 'getting by' and where we survive, half asleep. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#36. These days I am ruled by doubt, and that is a difficult place to write from. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#37. The genre has moved into this commercial aspect of itself, and ignored this extraordinarily rich literature that's filed everywhere else except under travel. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#38. I could not get used to the idea of ther being classes of people inherently inferior to oneself, to whom one could be as odiously condescendign or downright brutal as one likes, yet with whom one lived as intimately as family. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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