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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.

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    I would like to spend my whole life traveling, if I could borrow another life to spend at home. William Hazlitt

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    The fool wanders, a wise man travels. Thomas Fuller

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    added by bitethelime13 A traveler without observation is a bird without wings.

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    Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse Thomas Fuller

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    added by bitethelime13 Experience, travel - these are education in themselves. Euripides

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    added by bitethelime13 The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.

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    added by bitethelime13 Travel like ghandi, with simple clothes, open eyes and an uncluttered mind. -Rick Steves

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

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

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    The bigger the summer vacation the harder the fall.

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    added by bitethelime13 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. Rosalia de Castro 1837-1885

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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. Oliver Goldsmith

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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. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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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. Susan Sontag

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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. William Wordsworth

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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. Fred Allen

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    added by bitethelime13 Tourists don't know where they've been, travelers don't know where they're going.paul Therouxpaul theroux Paul Theroux

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    added by bitethelime13 I travel a lot; I hate having my life disrupted by routine. Caskie Stinnett

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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. Aldous Huxley

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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. Henry Miller

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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. Samuel Johnson

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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. John Steinbeck

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    added by bitethelime13 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. Caskie Stinnett

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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. Mark Twain

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

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    I have been a stranger in a strange land.

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    new! & added by bitethelime13 Two of the greatest gifts we can give our children are roots and wings.

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    added by bitethelime13 Walking ten thousand miles of the world is better than reading ten thousand scrolls Chinese Proverb

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

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

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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. Daniel J. Boorstin

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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. Italo Calvino

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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. Charles Cooley

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    They change their climate, not their soul, who rush across the sea. Horace

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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. Samuel Johnson

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    Much have I traveled in the realms of gold, and many goodly states and kingdoms seen. John Keats

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    Those that say you can't take it with you never saw a car packed for a vacation trip.

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

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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. Daniel J. Boorstin

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    Travel is a fools paradise. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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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. Don DeLillo

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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. George Eliot

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

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

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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. Nadine Gordimer

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

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    He that travels in theory has no inconveniences; he has shade and sunshine at his disposal, and wherever he alights finds tables of plenty and looks of gaiety. These ideas are indulged till the day of departure arrives, the chaise is called, and the progress of happiness begins. A few miles teach him the fallacies of imagination. The road is dusty, the air is sultry, the horses are sluggish. He longs for the time of dinner that he may eat and rest. The inn is crowded, his orders are neglected, and nothing remains but that he devour in haste what the cook has spoiled, and drive on in quest of better entertainment. He finds at night a more commodious house, but the best is always worse than he expected. Samuel Johnson

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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. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    Old men and far travelers may lie with authority.

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