3 Total Quotes

William Dalrymple Quotes

[At one stage, when they stop to ask directions, they pick up a local on a bike who, in true Moroccan style, turns out to be a fake guide.] He just took us to where he wanted to go and got out, ... We got back at 2.15am, not a single drink was found or taken. Hey ho.
William Dalrymple
#Ask

The British undoubtedly were at their very, very worst at this point in history - unbelievably violent and awful. It was through the idea of duty which came in the high-Victorian period.
William Dalrymple
#History

In Delhi, where the mutiny took on a largely Muslim aspect, the words fatwa, mudjahadeen and jihad were all in play.
William Dalrymple
#Words