"Dame Freya Madeline Stark, Mrs Perowne, Order of the British Empire/DBE" was a British explorer and travel writer. She wrote more than two dozen books on her travels in the Middle East and Afghanistan, as well as several autobiographic works and essays. She was one of the first non-Arabians to travel through the southern Arabian Deserts.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous writers! More Freya Stark on Wikipedia.
Perhaps the best function of parenthood is to teach the young creature to love with safety, so that it may be able to venture unafraid when later emotion comes; the thwarting of the instinct to love is the root of all sorrow and not sex only but divinity itself is insulted when it is repressed. To disapprove, to condemn /the human soul shrivels under barren righteousness.Freya Stark