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Famous Travel And Tourism Quotes

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

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    A traveler without observation is a bird without wings.

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    Experience, travel - these are education in themselves.

    Euripides
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    The fool wanders, a wise man travels.

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

    Aldous Huxley
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    The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist see what he has come to see.

    G. K. Chesterton
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    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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    Every year it takes less time to fly across the Atlantic and more time to drive to the office.

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    Travel like ghandi, with simple clothes, open eyes and an uncluttered mind.

    -Rick Steves
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    Visits always give pleasure; if not the arrival, the departure.

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    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
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    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
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    Life is a journey that must be traveled no matter how bad the roads and accommodations.

    Oliver Goldsmith
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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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    Sometimes travelling doesn't make a person happier, but it still makes a person wiser.

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    A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.

    John Steinbeck
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    Two of the greatest gifts we can give our children are roots and wings.

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    The bigger the summer vacation the harder the fall.

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

    Edward Dahlberg
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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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    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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    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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    In traveling, a man must carry knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge.

    Samuel Johnson