Beautiful Quotes from Out of Africa

Beautiful Quotes from Out of Africa

Out of Africa is a memoir by the Danish author Karen Blixen. The book, first published in 1937, recounts events of the seventeen years when Blixen made her home in Kenya, then called British East Africa.

The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears, or the sea.
There is a particular happiness in giving a man whom you like very much, good food that you have cooked yourself.
Perhaps he knew, as I did not, that the Earth was made round so that we would not see too far down the road.

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You have to embrace getting older. Life is precious, and when you’ve lost a lot of people, you realize each day is a gift.
Don't waste so much time thinking about how much you weigh. There is no more mind-numbing, boring, idiotic, self-destructive diversion from the fun of living.
The minute you start caring about what other people think, is the minute you stop being yourself.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy.
When I was a kid, nobody told me I was good-looking. I wish they had. I would've had a better time.
Be careful of success; it has a dark side.
I just wanted to paint and sketch and tell stories by drawing.
I have no regrets, because I've done everything I could to the best of my ability.
Sport is a wonderful metaphor for life. Of all the sports that I played - skiing, baseball, fishing - there is no greater example than golf, because you're playing against yourself and nature.
It never has happened, and it never will happen, and that is why it is told.
We must leave our mark on life while we have it in our power.
It is such a mysterious place, the land of tears!
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.
The human world... it's a mess.
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Sweat is the urine of the skin.
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Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.

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