Traveler Quotes

Quotes tagged as "traveler" (showing 1-30 of 96)
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

Italo Calvino
“Don't be amazed if you see my eyes always wandering. In fact, this is my way of reading, and it is only in this way that reading proves fruitful to me. If a book truly interests me, I cannot follow it for more than a few lines before my mind, having seized on a thought that the text suggests to it, or a feeling, or a question, or an image, goes off on a tangent and springs from thought to thought, from image to image, in an itinerary of reasonings and fantasies that I feel the need to pursue to the end, moving away from the book until I have lost sight of it. The stimulus of reading is indispensable to me, and of meaty reading, even if, of every book, I manage to read no more than a few pages. But those few pages already enclose for me whole universes, which I can never exhaust.”
Italo Calvino, If on a Winter's Night a Traveler

Ira Levin
“Anyone who needs more than one suitcase is a tourist, not a traveler”
Ira Levin, Rosemary's Baby

Andrew Zimmern
“Please be a traveler, not a tourist. Try new things, meet new people, and look beyond what’s right in front of you. Those are the keys to understanding this amazing world we live in.”
Andrew Zimmern, Andrew Zimmern's Bizarre World of Food: Brains, Bugs, and Blood Sausage

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.”
Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

Vera Nazarian
“Whenever you go on a trip to visit foreign lands or distant places, remember that they are all someone's home and backyard.”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

Jean Webster
“I have a terrible wanderthirst; the very sight of a map makes me want to put on my hat and take an umbrella and start. I
shall see before I die the palms and temples of the South.”
Jean Webster, Daddy-Long-Legs

“If we were meant to stay in one place, we would have roots instead of feet.”
Rachel Wolchin

George Washington
“[death]...the abyss from where no traveler is permitted to return”
George Washington

Kamand Kojouri
“Here's another poem,
like all others before and after,
dedicated to you.
There isn't anything left to be said
but I will spend my life
trying to put you into words.
You who is every goodness,
every optimism
and hope.
Your love is a better fate for me
than anything I could wish for.
If you are a part of me,
then you’re the best part.
And if you're separate from me,
then you are my destination.
But I’ve become a weary traveller,
so please,
let us never be apart.”
Kamand Kojouri

Lao Tzu
“A good traveler leaves no track.”
Lao Tzu

Andrew Sean Greer
“It is a traveler’s fallacy that one should shop for clothing while abroad. Those white linen tunics, so elegant in Greece, emerge from the suitcase as mere hippie rags; the beautiful striped shirts of Rome are confined to the closet; and the delicate hand batiks of Bali are first cruise wear, then curtains, then signs of impending madness.”
Andrew Sean Greer, Less

Raquel Cepeda
“Come to think of it, maybe God is a He after all, because only a cruel force would create something this beautiful and make it inaccessible to most people.”
Raquel Cepeda, Bird of Paradise: How I Became Latina

Charlotte Eriksson
“I was born for the ocean, for the road, and I longed to build my reputation as a fearless nomad, forever roaming the country with a suitcase and my guitar. Light as the wind itself, a romantic mystery passing through people’s lives, leaving them with moments of magic, wondering where I might be now.”
Charlotte Eriksson, Everything Changed When I Forgave Myself: growing up is a wonderful thing to do

Charlotte Eriksson
“You need to know that lovely places exist and you can go there, when things go wrong, and it’s a place of solace.”
Charlotte Eriksson, Everything Changed When I Forgave Myself: growing up is a wonderful thing to do

Munia Khan

Being stuck in my room,
I've become a world traveler.
If you wonder how...
just guess how I've reached you right now”
Munia Khan

Alexander Jablokov
“His action of joining them, which would have been rude in a restaurant that was not moving at three hundred kilometers an hour, was perfectly acceptable on a train, which mimicked the entirely random joinings of life but revealed their true nature by making them last only hours or days, rather than years and decades. People on a train form an alliance, as if the world that surrounded the parallel rails were hostile and and they refugees from it. The dining car, humming and rocking gently in the night, annihilated past and future and made all associations outside of itself seem vaguely unreal. So they welcomed him at their table, for he was one of them, a traveler, not one of those wraiths through whose night-lit cities they passed.”
Alexander Jablokov, Carve the Sky

Mohith Agadi
“You will meet great beings when you come out of the well and see the world.”
Mohith Agadi

“You start traveling and you travel and keep on traveling, that's how you become a traveler.”
unknown writer, Stardust Family - We Are One!

“So I became the wanderer and wandering became my destiny!”
Avijeet Das

Katherine Arden
“You know nothing of this world, and now you mean to go out and die in it?”
Katherine Arden, The Girl in the Tower

Katherine Arden
“Go out into the world, traveler. See what the long nights and hard days feel like, after a week of them.”

“Perhaps I will like them,” Vasya retorted, with spirit.

“I sincerely hope not.”
Katherine Arden, The Girl in the Tower

Katherine Arden
“I don’t feel like a traveler now,” Vasya admitted, low, to Morozko .

“Neither do travelers, often enough,” the frost-demon returned.”
Katherine Arden, The Girl in the Tower

“Those who say traveling is expensive, are just ill-informed.”
Maria Angelova

Lailah Gifty Akita
“The traveler knows the grace of travel.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

“There’s a big difference between tourist and traveler.”
Jeremiah Moss, Vanishing New York: How a Great City Lost Its Soul

“If you don’t know what Bi-Costal means- we can’t be friends. I hope that explains a lot.”
Niedria Dionne Kenny

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Although they are entirely different, a ‘road’ and a ‘berm’ sit right alongside each other. The former is for the traveler while the latter is for the spectator. And because they sit in such close proximity to each other, there have been far too many times where I thought myself to be walking on the road when I was in fact sitting on the berm.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

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