06 February 2013

My favourite travel quotes pt. 4

"To travel is to see, to return is to talk" - African proverb

"To travel is to live." - Hans Christian Andersen

"I think you travel to search and you come back home to find yourself there." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

"We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls." - Anaïs Nin

"It can hardly be a coincidence that no language on earth has ever produced the expression, 'As pretty as an airport'." - Douglas Adams

"Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home." - Anna Quindlen

"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end." - Ernest Hemingway

"If you don't know where you're going, any road will take you there." - George Harrison

"Make voyages. Attempt them. There's nothing else." - Tennessee Williams

"Take only memories, leave only footprints." – Chief Seattle

"Travelling is like flirting with life. It’s like saying, I would stay and love you, but I have to go; this is my station." – Lisa St. Aubin de Teran

"People travel because it teaches them things they could learn no other way." – Lance Morrow

"There was nothing to talk about anymore. The only thing to do was go." – Jack Kerouac

"My first rule of travel is never to go to a place that sounds like a medical condition and Critz is clearly an incurable disease involving flaking skin." – Bill Bryson

"To many people holidays are not voyages of discovery, but a ritual of reassurance." - Philip Andrew Adams

"Travel doesn’t become adventure until you leave yourself behind." – Marty Rubin

"Sometimes you find yourself in the middle of nowhere, and sometimes in the middle of nowhere you find yourself." – Author unknown

"Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow." – Anita Desai

"The perfect journey is never finished, the goal is always just across the next river, round the shoulder of the next mountain. There is always one more track to follow, one more mirage to explore." – Rosita Forbes

"You have to taste a culture to understand it." – Deborah Cater

"The worst thing about being a tourist is having other tourists recognize you as a tourist." – Russell Baker

"Writing and travel broaden your ass if not your mind and I like to write standing up." – Ernest Hemingway

"At its best, travel should challenge our preconceptions and most cherished views, cause us to rethink our assumptions, shake us a bit, make us broader minded and more understanding." – Arthur Frommer

"People who don’t travel cannot have a global view, all they see is what’s in front of them. Those people cannot accept new things because all they know is where they live." - Martin Yan

"When overseas you learn more about your own country, than you do the place you’re visiting." - Clint Borgen

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