Quotes About Acrophobia

Quotes tagged as "acrophobia" (showing 1-2 of 2)
Jon Krakauer
“But then suddenly there was no place higher to go. I felt my cracked lips stretch into a painful grin. I was on top of the Devil's Thumb. Fittingly, the summit was a surreal, malevolent place, an improbably slender wedge of rock and rime no wider than a file cabinet. It did not encourage loitering. As I straddled the highest point, the south face fell away beneath my right boot for twenty-five hundred feet; beneath my left boot the north face dropped twice that distance.”
Jon Krakauer, Into the Wild

Peter Ackroyd
“...it is a dreadfull thing to look down Praecipices.”
Peter Ackroyd, Hawksmoor

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