Quotes About Travel

Quotes tagged as "travel" (showing 61-90 of 1,813)
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

Marcel Proust
“People do not die for us immediately, but remain bathed in a sort of aura of
life which bears no relation to true immortality but through which they
continue to occupy our thoughts in the same way as when they were alive. It
is as though they were traveling abroad.”
Marcel Proust

Tennessee Williams
“Make voyages. Attempt them. There's nothing else.”
Tennessee Williams, Camino Real

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

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

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

Anderson Cooper
“The farther you go, however, the harder it is to return. The world has many edges, and it's easy to fall off.”
Anderson Cooper

Erma Bombeck
“Did you ever notice that the first piece of luggage on the carousel never belongs to anyone?”
Erma Bombeck

Roseanne Barr
“Men read maps better than women because only men can understand the concept of an inch equaling a hundred miles.”
Roseanne Barr

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

Ryū Murakami
“Every one of a hundred thousand cities around the world had its own special sunset and it was worth going there, just once, if only to see the sun go down.”
Ryū Murakami, Coin Locker Babies

Christopher McCandless
“The very basic core of a man's living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.”
Christopher McCandless

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

Walt Whitman
“I tramp a perpetual journey.”
Walt Whitman, Song of Myself

Patrick Rothfuss
“No man is brave that has never walked a hundred miles. If you want to know the truth of who you are, walk until not a person knows your name. Travel is the great leveler, the great teacher, bitter as medicine, crueler than mirror-glass. A long stretch of road will teach you more about yourself than a hundred years of quiet.”
Patrick Rothfuss

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

Mark Twain
“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.”
Mark Twain

Roman Payne
“As for you girls, you must risk everything for Freedom, and give everything for Passion, loving everything that your hearts and your bodies love. The only thing higher for a girl and more sacred for a young woman than her freedom and her passion should be her desire to make her life into poetry, surrendering everything she has to create a life as beautiful as the dreams that dance in her imagination.”
Roman Payne

Augustine of Hippo
“The world is a book, and those who don't travel only read one page.”
Augustine of Hippo

Erol Ozan
“Some beautiful paths can't be discovered without getting lost.”
Erol Ozan

Colum McCann
“There's a part of me that thinks perhaps we go on existing in a place even after we've left it.”
Colum McCann, Let the Great World Spin

Anthony Bourdain
“If you’re twenty-two, physically fit, hungry to learn and be better, I urge you to travel – as far and as widely as possible. Sleep on floors if you have to. Find out how other people live and eat and cook. Learn from them – wherever you go.”
Anthony Bourdain, Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook

Ralph Waldo Emerson
“I pack my trunk, embrace my friends, embark on the sea and at last wake up in Naples, and there beside me is the stern fact, the sad self, unrelenting, identical, that I fled from.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Robert W. Service
“The Wanderlust has got me... by the belly-aching fire”
Robert W. Service, Rhymes of a Rolling Stone

J. Maarten Troost
“Paradise was always over there, a day’s sail away. But it’s a funny thing, escapism. You can go far and wide and you can keep moving on and on through places and years, but you never escape your own life. I, finally, knew where my life belonged. Home.”
J. Maarten Troost, Getting Stoned with Savages: A Trip Through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu

Naomi Shihab Nye
“The person you have known a long tme is embedded in you like a jewel. The person you have just met casts out a few glistening beams & you are fascinated to see more of them. How many more are there? With someone you've barely met the curiosity is intoxicating.”
Naomi Shihab Nye

Roman Payne
“When she was a child, my love carried a road-map in her hand the way other girls carried handkerchiefs. She always knew the way. Her feet were little wings. And her beautiful head was a compass.”
Roman Payne

Paul Theroux
“The wish to travel seems to me characteristically human: the desire to move, to satisfy your curiosity or ease your fears, to change the circumstances of your life, to be a stranger, to make a friend, to experience an exotic landscape, to risk the unknown..”
Paul Theroux, The Tao of Travel: Enlightenments from Lives on the Road

Roman Payne
“This was how it was with travel: one city gives you gifts, another robs you. One gives you the heart’s affections, the other destroys your soul. Cities and countries are as alive, as feeling, as fickle and uncertain as people. Their degrees of love and devotion are as varying as with any human relation. Just as one is good, another is bad.”
Roman Payne, Cities & Countries

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