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bitethelime13 added The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.
Every year it takes less time to fly across the Atlantic and more time to drive to the office.
bitethelime13 added 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
I have been a stranger in a strange land.
Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember and remember more than I have seen.Benjamin Disraeli - t
bitethelime13 added Two of the greatest gifts we can give our children are roots and wings.
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
The bigger the summer vacation the harder the fall.
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
The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.Richard Bach
bitethelime13 added I travel a lot; I hate having my life disrupted by routine.Caskie Stinnett
People commonly travel the world over to see rivers and mountains, new stars, garish birds, freak fish, grotesque breeds of human; they fall into an animal stupor that gapes at existence and they think they have seen something.Søren Kierkegaard
I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read on the train.Oscar Wilde
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
I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move.Robert Louis Stevenson
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
Traveling is a fool's paradise. Our first journeys discover to us the indifference of places.Ralph Waldo Emerson
Journeys end in lovers meeting.William Shakespeare
Man is flying too fast for a world that is round. Soon he will catch up with himself in a great rear end collision.James Thurber
Visits always give pleasure; if not the arrival, the departure.
When one realizes that his life is worthless he either commits suicide or travels.Edward Dahlberg
The alternative to a vacation is to stay home and tip every third person you see.
Life on board a pleasure steamer violates every moral and physical condition of healthy life except fresh air. It is a guzzling, lounging, gambling, dog's life. The only alternative to excitement is irritability.George Bernard Shaw
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
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
The tourist who moves about to see and hear and open himself to all the influences of the places which condense centuries of human greatness is only a man in search of excellence.Max Lerner
Old men and far travelers may lie with authority.
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.Daniel J. Boorstin
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
In traveling, a man must carry knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge.Samuel Johnson
I am not much an advocate for traveling, and I observe that men run away to other countries because they are not good in their own, and run back to their own because they pass for nothing in the new places. For the most part, only the light characters travel. Who are you that have no task to keep you at home?Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
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
A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.John Steinbeck
O public road, I say back I am not afraid to leave you, yet I love you, you express me better than I can express myself.Walt Whitman
I was disappointed in Niagara -- most people must be disappointed in Niagara. Every American bride is taken there, and the sight of the stupendous waterfall must be one of the earliest, if not the keenest, disappointments in American married life.Oscar Wilde