Travel Quotes

A careful inspection showed them that, even if they succeeded in righting it by themselves, the cart would travel no longer. The axles were in a hopeless state, and the missing wheel was shattered into pieces. Kenneth Grahame

A danger of travel is that we see things at the wrong time, before we have had a chance to build up the necessary receptivity and when new information is therefore as useless and fugitive as necklace beads without a connecting chain. Alain de Botton

A goal without a plan is just a wish. Antoine de Saint-Exupery

A good holiday is one spent among people whose notions of time are vaguer than yours. J. B. Priestley

A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving. Lao Tzu

A good traveler is one who does not know where he is going, and a perfect traveler does not know where he came from. Lin Yutang

A good traveler leaves no tracks. Good speech lacks fault-finding. Lao Tzu

A journey by Sea and Land, Five Hundred Miles, is not undertaken without money. Lewis Hallam

A journey is a gesture inscribed in space, it vanishes even as it's made. You go from one place to another place, and on to somewhere else again, and already behind you there is no trace that you were ever there. Damon Galgut

A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policing, and coercion are fruitless. We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us. John Steinbeck

A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles. Tim Cahill

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

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. Lao Tzu

A journey of a thousand miles starts in front of your feet. Lao-tzu

A journey of observation must leave as much as possible to chance. Random movement is the best plan for maximum observation Tahir Shah

A journey, after all, neither begins in the instant we set out, nor ends when we have reached our door step once again. It starts much earlier and is really never over, because the film of memory continues running on inside of us long after we have come to a physical standstill. Indeed, there exists something like a contagion of travel, and the disease is essentially incurable. Ryszard Kapuscinski

A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes. Charles Spurgeon

A life without adventure is likely to be unsatisfying, but a life in which adventure is allowed to take whatever form it will is sure to be short. Bertrand Russell

A little imagination goes a long way in Fes. Tahir Shah

A lot of people say that comedy doesn't travel well. I found it very accessible. Mark Addy

A lot of the players are not involved with any NHL team, so to play and travel around with the Oldtimers' it's a kind of gift that the players really appreciate. Guy Lafleur

A lot of us first aspired to far-ranging travel and exotic adventure early in our teens; these ambitions are, in fact, adolescent in nature, which I find an inspiring idea...Thus, when we allow ourselves to imagine as we once did, we know, with a sudden jarring clarity, that if we don't go right now, we're never going to do it. And we'll be haunted by our unrealized dreams and know that we have sinned against ourselves gravely. Tim Cahill

A major league pitching coach is a really difficult job. It takes a big commitment in terms of time, travel and workload. David Cone

A man is not old as long as he is seeking something. Jean Rostand

A man of ordinary talent will always be ordinary, whether he travels or not; but a man of superior talent (which I cannot deny myself to be without being impious) will go to pieces if he remains forever in the same place. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

A man travels the world over in search of what he needs, and returns home to find it. George Moore

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

A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world. George Santayana

A passport, as I'm sure you know, is a document that one shows to government officials whenever one reaches a border between countries, so the officials can learn who you are, where you were born, and how you look when photographed unflatteringly. Lemony Snicket

A peek inside the city's many nightspots reveals a Shangri-La-di-da of tiny Shanghai socialites in even tinier outfits dancing provocatively with well-to-do Westerners. But while such sights may draw gasps from some people, the truth is that this kind of thing is nothing new for Shanghai, the Orient's original opium-den of iniquity. Tom Carter




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