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Quotes About Travel

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Douglas Adams
“It can hardly be a coincidence that no language on earth has ever produced the expression, 'As pretty as an airport.”
Douglas Adams, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

Mary Anne Radmacher
“I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.”
Mary Anne Radmacher

Elizabeth Gilbert
“to travel is worth any cost or sacrifice.”
Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

Jack Kerouac
“Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life”
Jack Kerouac, On the Road

Henry Miller
“One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.”
Henry Miller

David Mitchell
“...there ain't no journey what don't change you some.”
David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas

Hans Christian Andersen
“To move, to breathe, to fly, to float,
To gain all while you give,
To roam the roads of lands remote,
To travel is to live.”
Hans Christian Andersen, The Fairy Tale of My Life: An Autobiography

Pascal Mercier
“We leave something of ourselves behind when we leave a place, we stay there, even though we go away. And there are things in us that we can find again only by going back there.”
Pascal Mercier, Night Train to Lisbon

Derek Walcott
“I read; I travel; I become”
Derek Walcott

Roman Payne
“I wandered everywhere, through cities and countries wide. And everywhere I went, the world was on my side.”
Roman Payne, Rooftop Soliloquy

Ursula K. Le Guin
“It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that matters in the end.”
Ursula K. Le Guin

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

Pat Conroy
“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

Rick Steves
“Self-consciousness kills communication.”
Rick Steves

John Lubbock
“We may sit in our library and yet be in all quarters of the earth.”
John Lubbock, The Pleasures of Life

Kahlil Gibran
“We wanderers, ever seeking the lonelier way, begin no day where we have ended another day; and no sunrise finds us where sunset left us. Even while the earth sleeps we travel. We are the seeds of the tenacious plant, and it is in our ripeness and our fullness of heart that we are given to the wind and are scattered.”
Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

George Moore
“A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.”
George Moore, The Brook Kerith

Maira Kalman
“My dream is to walk around the world. A smallish backpack, all essentials neatly in place. A camera. A notebook. A traveling paint set. A hat. Good shoes. A nice pleated (green?) skirt for the occasional seaside hotel afternoon dance.”
Maira Kalman, The Principles of Uncertainty

Banana Yoshimoto
“No matter where you are, you're always a bit on your own, always an outsider.”
Banana Yoshimoto, Goodbye Tsugumi

Catherynne M. Valente
“When one is traveling, everything looks brighter and lovelier. That does not mean it IS brighter and lovelier; it just means that sweet, kindly home suffers in comparison to tarted-up foreign places with all their jewels on.”
Catherynne M. Valente, The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making

Shane Koyczan
“Don't let your luggage define your travels, each life unravels differently.”
Shane Koyczan

Gustave Flaubert
“It is always sad to leave a place to which one knows one will never return. Such are the melancolies du voyage: perhaps they are one of the most rewarding things about traveling.”
Gustave Flaubert, Flaubert in Egypt: A Sensibility on Tour

Joe Abercrombie
“Travel brings wisdom only to the wise. It renders the ignorant more ignorant than ever.”
Joe Abercrombie, Last Argument of Kings

Audrey Niffenegger
“There are several ways to react to being lost. One is to panic: this was usually Valentina's first impulse. Another is to abandon yourself to lostness, to allow the fact that you've misplaced yourself to change the way you experience the world.”
Audrey Niffenegger, Her Fearful Symmetry

Ray Bradbury
“See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories. Ask for no guarantees, ask for no security.”
Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

Jarod Kintz
“I travel light. But not at the same speed.
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Jarod Kintz, The Days of Yay are Here! Wake Me Up When They're Over.

Roman Payne
“Cities were always like people, showing their varying personalities to the traveler. Depending on the city and on the traveler, there might begin a mutual love, or dislike, friendship, or enmity. Where one city will rise a certain individual to glory, it will destroy another who is not suited to its personality. Only through travel can we know where we belong or not, where we are loved and where we are rejected.”
Roman Payne, Cities & Countries

Alan Bennett
“Books are not about passing time. They're about other lives. Other worlds. Far from wanting time to pass, one just wishes one had more of it. If one wanted to pass the time one could go to New Zealand.”
Alan Bennett, The Uncommon Reader

Jawaharlal Nehru
“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.”
Jawaharlal Nehru

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