20 April 2010

My favourite travel quotes

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." – Mark Twain

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

"No matter where you go, there you are." - unknown

"The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page." – St. Augustine

"Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen." - Benjamin Disraeli

"The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are." – Samuel Johnson

"Not all those who wander are lost." – J. R. R. Tolkien

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

"A traveler without observation is a bird without wings." – Moslih Eddin Saadi

"The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it." – Rudyard Kipling

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

"A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles." – Tim Cahill

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

"Most of my treasured memories of travel are recollections of sitting." - Robert Thomas Allen

"If you look like your passport photo, you're too ill to travel." - Joe Pasquale

"The journey not the arrival matters." - T. S. Eliot

"Don't tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you have traveled." — Mohammed

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