24 January 2011

My favourite travel quotes pt. 2

"To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries." - Aldous Huxley

"There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find how you yourself have altered." - Nelson Mandela

"When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money."  - Susan Heller

"Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own." -  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"I think that travel comes from some deep urge to see the world, like the urge that brings up a worm in an Irish bog to see the moon when it is full." - Lord Dunsany

"A man travels the world in search of what he needs and returns home to find it." - George Moore

"Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe." - Anatole France

"Experience, travel - these are as education in themselves" - Euripides

"Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind." - Seneca

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

"The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes "sight-seeing." - Daniel J. Boorstin

"Travel teaches toleration." - Benjamin Disraeli

"The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one's own country as a foreign land." - G.K. Chesterton

"Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience." - Sir Francis Bacon

"Travelers never think that they are the foreigners." - Mason Cooley

"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

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

"I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train." - Oscar Wilde

"I have found out that there ain't no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them." - Mark Twain

"To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"I dislike feeling at home when I am abroad." - George Bernard Shaw

"The person attempting to travel two roads at once will get nowhere." - Xun Zi

"I travel a lot; I hate having my life disrupted by routine." - Caskie Stinnett

"It is not fit that every man should travel; it makes a wise man better, and a fool worse." - William Hazlitt

"We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment." - Hilaire Belloc

1 comment:

  1. Travelling for travel's sake is now a lost art, most just carry cameras to take photos.