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A list of the best travel and tourism quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous travel and tourism quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic travel and tourism quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about travel and tourism?" and "What are inspirational travel and tourism quotes?"

This list includes notable travel and tourism quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest travel and tourism quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite travel and tourism sayings get to the bottom of the list.
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    I would like to spend my whole life traveling, if I could borrow another life to spend at home.

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    The fool wanders, a wise man travels.

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    Experience, Travel - These Are Education in Themselves.

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    Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse

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    A Traveler Without Observation Is a Bird Without Wings.

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    Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember and remember more than I have seen.

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    Travel Like Ghandi, With Simple Clothes, Open Eyes and An Uncluttered Mind.

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    -Rick Steves
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    Your true traveler finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty -- his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure.

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    To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.

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    The bigger the summer vacation the harder the fall.

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    The American arrives in Paris with a few French phrases he has culled from a conversational guide or picked up from a friend who owns a beret.

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    The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.

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    new! Two of the Greatest Gifts We Can Give Our Children Are Roots and Wings.

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    Tourists don't know where they've been, travelers don't know where they're going.Paul TherouxPaul Theroux

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    A Diplomat Is a Person Who Can Tell You to Go to Hell in Such a Way That You Actually Look Forward to the Trip.

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    I Travel a Lot; I Hate Having My Life Disrupted by Routine.

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    I See My Path, but I Don't Know Where It Leads. Not Knowing Where I'm Going Is What Inspires Me to Travel It.

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    I traveled among unknown men, in lands beyond the sea; nor England! did I know till then what love I bore to thee.

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    The World Is a Book and Those Who Do Not Travel Read Only One Page.

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    Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.

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    Using a camera appeases the anxiety which the work-driven feel about not working when they are on vacation and supposed to be having fun. They have something to do that is like a friendly imitation of work: they can take pictures.

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    George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron Byron More
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    To be a tourist is to escape accountability. Errors and failings don't cling to you the way they do back home. You're able to drift across continents and languages, suspending the operation of sound thought. Tourism is the march of stupidity. You're expected to be stupid. The entire mechanism of the host country is geared to travelers acting stupidly. You walk around dazed, squinting into fold-out maps. You don't know how to talk to people, how to get anywhere, what the money means, what time it is, what to eat or how to eat it. Being stupid is the pattern, the level and the norm. You can exist on this level for weeks and months without reprimand or dire consequence. Together with thousands, you are granted immunities and broad freedoms. You are an army of fools, wearing bright polyesters, riding camels, taking pictures of each other, haggard, dysenteric, thirsty. There is nothing to think about but the next shapeless event.

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    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.

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    Not so many years ago there was no simpler or more intelligible notion than that of going on a journey. Travel --movement through space --provided the universal metaphor for change. One of the subtle confusions --perhaps one of the secret terrors --of modern life is that we have lost this refuge. No longer do we move through space as we once did.

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    The idea that seeing life means going from place to place and doing a great variety of obvious things is an illusion natural to dull minds.

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    If we are always arriving and departing, it is also true that we are eternally anchored. One's destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things.

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    A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher; but he who goes from country to country, guided by the blind impulse of curiosity, is a vagabond.

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    Walking Ten Thousand Miles of the World Is Better Than Reading Ten Thousand Scrolls

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    Traveling is a fool's paradise. Our first journeys discover to us the indifference of places.

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    Though there are some disagreeable things in Venice there is nothing so disagreeable as the visitors.

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    Traveling makes a man wiser, but less happy.

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    Worth seeing? Yes; but not worth going to see.

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

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    The country of the tourist pamphlet always is another country, an embarrassing abstraction of the desirable that, thank God, does not exist on this planet, where there are always ants and bad smells and empty Coca-Cola bottles to keep the grubby finger-print of reality upon the beautiful.

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    When one realizes that his life is worthless he either commits suicide or travels.

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    The modern American tourist now fills his experience with pseudo-events. He has come to expect both more strangeness and more familiarity than the world naturally offers. He has come to believe that he can have a lifetime of adventure in two weeks and all the thrills of risking his life without any real risk at all.

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    Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away early to the tropics, and is at home with palms and banyans --which is nourished on books of travel, and stretches the theatre of its imagination to the Zambesi.

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    The traveler, however virginal and enthusiastic, does not enjoy an unbroken ecstasy. He has periods of gloom, periods when he asks himself the object of all these exertions, and puts the question whether or not he is really experiencing pleasure. At such times he suspects that he is not seeing the right things, that the characteristic, the right aspects of these strange scenes are escaping him. He looks forward dully to the days of his holiday yet to pass, and wonders how he will dispose of them. He is disgusted because his money is not more, his command of the language so slight, and his capacity for enjoyment so limited.

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    Travel is a fools paradise.

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    The time to enjoy a European tour is about three weeks after you unpack.

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    When I was very young and the urge to be someplace was on me, I was assured by mature people that maturity would cure this itch. When years described me as mature, the remedy prescribed was middle age. In middle age I was assured that greater age would calm my fever and now that I am fifty-eight perhaps senility will do the job. Nothing has worked. In other words, I don't improve, in further words, once a bum always a bum. I fear the disease is incurable.

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    To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive, and the true success is to labor.

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    I have been a stranger in a strange land.

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    As the Spanish proverb says, He who would bring home the wealth of the Indies, must carry the wealth of the Indies with him. So it is in travelling; a man must carry knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge.

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    Modern tourist guides have helped raised tourist expectations. And they have provided the natives -- from Kaiser Wilhelm down to the villagers of Chichacestenango -- with a detailed and itemized list of what is expected of them and when. These are the up-to-date scripts for actors on the tourists stage.

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    No man should travel until he has learned the language of the country he visits. Otherwise he voluntarily makes himself a great baby-so helpless and so ridiculous.

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

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    Traveling, you realize that differences are lost: each city takes to resembling all cities, places exchange their form, order, distances, a shapeless dust cloud invades the continents.

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