Ilka Chase Quotes

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Intellect alone is a dry and rattling thing.
— Ilka Chase
It must in candor be said that his religion sat upon him lightly.

religion

Like building a house, travel always costs more than you estimate.

Travel

Young people want to look like peas in a pod, and there is no use trying to make them look different.

youth

When he said we were trying to make a fool of him, I could only murmur that the Creator had beat us to it.
— Ilka Chase

Fools

Everything you experience is what constitutes you as a human being, but the experience passes away and the person's left.  The person is the residue.

experience

To me travel is a triple delight: anticipation, performance, and recollection.  The purest of these probably is anticipation, heightened and spurred by travel literature.  Others may cling to master stylists, but for unadulterated reading bliss give me travel folders.

Travel