Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Travel Quotes - Get Inspired

"The traveler sees what she sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see."
G.K. Chesterton

"Make voyages! Attempt them... there's nothing else."
Tennessee Williams

"All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware."
Martin Buber

"Voyage, travel, and change of place impart vigor."
 "The more I traveled the more I realized fear makes strangers of people who should be friends."
Shirley Maclaine

"Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living."
Miriam Beard

"No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow."
Lin Yutang

"Half the fun of travel is the aesthetic of lostness."
Ray Bradbury

"There are only two emotions in a plane: boredom and terror."
Orson Welles

"If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay home."
James Michener

"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime."
Mark Twain

"A passport, as I'm sure you know, is a document that one shows to government officials whenever one reaches a border between countries, so the officials can learn who you are, where you were born, and how you look when photographed unflatteringly."
Lemony Snicket

"He who would travel happily must travel light."
Antoine de Saint Exupery

"There are no foreign lands. It is only the traveler who is foreign."
Robert Louis Stevenson


"He who does not travel does not know the value of men."
Moorish proverb

"A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it."
John Steinbeck

"When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable."
Clifton Fadiman

"Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey."
Pat Conroy

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Anonymous said...

One of my favorite travel quotes is:

"I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world."

--MaryAnne Radmacher-Hershey

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