Top Quotes from Bruce Chatwin

As you go along, you literally collect places. I’m fed up with going to places; I shan’t go to anymore.

Bruce Chatwin

I learned about Chinese ceramics and African sculptures, I aired my scanty knowledge of the French Impressionists, and I prospered.

Bruce Chatwin

The history of Buenos Aires is written in its telephone directory. Pompey Romanov, Emilio Rommel, Crespina D. Z. de Rose, Ladislao Radziwil, and Elizabeta Marta Callman de Rothschild – five names taken at random from among the R’s – told a story of exile, desolation, disillusion, and anxiety behind lace curtains.

Bruce Chatwin