“I fish better with a lit cigar; some people fish better with talent.” – Robert Ruark

“Breathe deep of the wild air and remember what it is to be free.” – Robert Ruark

“In Africa, you watch TV with an elephant at your elbow.” – Robert Ruark

“Hunters are those who have seen the truth in the eyes of their prey.” – Robert Ruark

“Africa is mystic; it is wild; it is a sweltering inferno; it is a photographer’s paradise, a hunter’s Valhalla, an escapist’s Utopia. It is what you will, and it withstands all interpretations.” – Robert Ruark

“The only way you will ever see the real Africa is through your windshield.” – Robert Ruark

“The first thing the Lion has to learn is that everyone loves to hear a lion roar.” – Robert Ruark

“The real cycle you’re working on is a cycle called ‘yourself'” – Robert Ruark

“If ever there was an angler born to be in the wrong place at the wrong time, it is this wanderer I.” – Robert Ruark

“It is the strange fate of man, that even in the greatest difficulties of life, a happy disposition will find something to console and to soothe; and that, on the contrary, the most prosperous will find something to vex and disturb in the most favourable situations.” – Robert Ruark

“There is magic in the feel of a paddle and the movement of a canoe, a magic compounded of distance, adventure, solitude, and peace.” – Robert Ruark

“Good writers are those who keep the language efficient” – Robert Ruark

“Tokenism is telling the waitress that you have tasted the wine and you have decided not to have any.” – Robert Ruark

“Tolerance, inter-cultural dialogue and respect for diversity are more essential than ever in a world where peoples are becoming more and more closely interconnected.” – Robert Ruark

“The best advice is to take it easy, respect your peers and in particular the most gifted ones, but do not place them on a pedestal.” – Robert Ruark

“I am not one to tire of my own company.” – Robert Ruark

“If people are successful then the world is successful; if they are destroyed, then the world will be destroyed.” – Robert Ruark

“The great question is not whether you have failed; it is whether you are content with failure.” – Robert Ruark

“The world is a great mirror. It reflects back to you what you are. If you are loving, if you are friendly, if you are helpful, the world will prove loving and friendly and helpful to you. The world is what you are.” – Robert Ruark

“I find inspiration in the beauty of nature, the thrill of adventure, and the joy of simple pleasures.” – Robert Ruark

“Live life to the fullest and never take a moment for granted.” – Robert Ruark

“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count, it’s the life in your years.” – Robert Ruark

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” – Robert Ruark

“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” – Robert Ruark

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Robert Ruark

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” – Robert Ruark

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Robert Ruark

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Robert Ruark

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Robert Ruark

“Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.” – Robert Ruark