About Casper McFadden

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  • Casper shared from West with the Night by Beryl Markham
    ‘There’s an old adage,’ he said, ‘translated from the ancient Coptic, that contains all the wisdom of the ages — “Life is life and fun is fun, but it’s all so quiet when the goldfish die.”
  • Casper shared from West with the Night by Beryl Markham
    ‘When you fly,’ the young man said, ‘you get a feeling of possession that you couldn’t have if you owned all of Africa. You feel that everything you see belongs to you — all the pieces are put together, and the whole is yours; not that you want it, but because, when you’re alone in a plane, there’s no one to share it. It’s there and it’s yours. It makes you feel bigger than you are — closer to being something you’ve sensed you might be capable of, but never had the courage to seriously imagine.’
  • Casper shared from West with the Night by Beryl Markham
    To see ten thousand animals untamed and not branded with the symbols of human commerce is like scaling an unconquered mountain for the first time, or like finding a forest without roads or footpaths, or the blemish of an axe. You know then what you had always been told — that the world once lived and grew without adding machines and newsprint and brick-walled streets and the tyranny of clocks.
  • Casper shared from A Pearl in the Storm: How I Found My Heart in the Middle of the Ocean by Tori Murden McClure
    romance…the greatest stories in life are about romance.”
  • Casper shared from A Pearl in the Storm: How I Found My Heart in the Middle of the Ocean by Tori Murden McClure
    romance…the greatest stories in life are about romance.”
(Friendly, USA)
Casper McFadden