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  1. “Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.” – Jack Kerouac
  2. “He who does not travel does not know the value of men.” – Moorish proverb
  3. “People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home.” – Dagobert D. Runes
  4. “A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.” – John Steinbeck
  5. “No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.” – Lin Yutang
  6. “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” – Mark Twain
  7. “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – St. Augustine
  8. “There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.” – Robert Louis Stevenson
  9. “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
  10. “All the pathos and irony of leaving one’s youth behind is thus implicit in every joyous moment of travel: one knows that the first joy can never be recovered, and the wise traveler learns not to repeat successes but tries new places all the time.” – Paul Fussell
  11. ″A traveler without observation is a bird without wings.” – Moslih Eddin Saadi
  12. “When we get out of the glass bottle of our ego and when we escape like the squirrels in the cage of our personality and get into the forest again, we shall shiver with cold and fright. But things will happen to us so that we don’t know ourselves. Cool, unlying life will rush in.” – D. H. Lawrence
  13. “To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.” – Freya Stark
  14. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain
  15. “Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.” – Miriam Beard
  16. “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
  17. “All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to improve his own. And if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it.” – Samuel Johnson
  18. “For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” – Robert Louis Stevenson
  19. “Traveling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things – air, sleep, dreams, the sea, the sky – all things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of it.” – Cesare Pavese
  20. “One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” – Henry Miller
  21. “Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by.” – Robert Frost
  22. “A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” – Lao Tzu
  23. “There is no moment of delight in any pilgrimage like the beginning of it.” – Charles Dudley Warner
  24. “A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.” – Lao Tzu
  25. “If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.” – James Michener
  26. “All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” – Martin Buber
  27. “We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” – Jawaharial Nehru
  28. “Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.” – Paul Theroux
  29. “To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.” – Bill Bryson
  30. “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  31. “Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.” – Benjamin Disraeli
  32. “Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.” – Maya Angelou
  33. “Too often travel, instead of broadening the mind, merely lengthens the conversation.” – Elizabeth Drew
  34. “Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe” – Anatole France
  35. “Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.” – Seneca
  36. “The journey not the arrival matters.” – T. S. Eliot
  37. “A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” – Tim Cahill
  38. “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
  39. “Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quiestest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.” – Pat Conroy
  40. “Not all those who wander are lost.” – J. R. R. Tolkien
  41. “Travel is glamorous only in retrospect.” – Paul Theroux
  42. “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
  43. “When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.” – Clifton Fadiman
  44. “A wise traveler never despises his own country.” – Carlo Goldoni
  45. “Adventure is a path. Real adventure – self-determined, self-motivated, often risky – forces you to have firsthand encounters with the world. The world the way it is, not the way you imagine it. Your body will collide with the earth and you will bear witness. In this way you will be compelled to grapple with the limitless kindness and bottomless cruelty of humankind – and perhaps realize that you yourself are capable of both. This will change you. Nothing will ever again be black-and-white.” – Mark Jenkins
  46. “What you’ve done becomes the judge of what you’re going to do – especially in other people’s minds. When you’re traveling, you are what you are right there and then. People don’t have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road.” – William Least Heat Moon
  47. “I soon realized that no journey carries one far unless, as it extends into the world around us, it goes an equal distance into the world within.” – Lillian Smith
  48. “To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.” – Aldous Huxley
  49. “Travel does what good novelists also do to the life of everyday, placing it like a picture in a frame or a gem in its setting, so that the intrinsic qualities are made more clear. Travel does this with the very stuff that everyday life is made of, giving to it the sharp contour and meaning of art.” – Freya Stark
  50. “Clay lies still, but blood’s a rover / Breath’s aware that will not keep. / Up, lad: when the journey’s over there’ll be time enough to sleep.” – A. E. Housman
  51. “As the traveler who has once been from home is wiser than he who has never left his own doorstep, so a knowledge of one other culture should sharpen our ability to scrutinize more steadily, to appreciate more lovingly, our own.” – Margaret Mead
  52. “Too often. . .I would hear men boast of the miles covered that day, rarely of what they had seen.” – Louis L’Amour
  53. “Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and celebrate the journey.” – Fitzhugh Mullan
  54. “The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it.” – Rudyard Kipling
  55. Kilometers are shorter than miles. Save gas, take your next trip in kilometers.” – George Carlin
  56. “Every perfect traveler always creates the country where he travels.” – Nikos Kazantzakis
  57. “Our Nature lies in movement; complete calm is death.” – Blaise Pascal
  58. “It is a strange thing to come home. While yet on the journey, you cannot at all realize how strange it will be.” – Selma Lager
  59. “Remember that happiness is a way of travel – not a destination.” – Roy M. Goodman
  60. “One main factor in the upward trend of animal life has been the power of wandering.” – Alfred North Whitehead
  61. “The open road is a beckoning, a strangeness, a place where a man can lose himself.” – William Least Heat Moon
  62. “Travel only with thy equals or thy betters; if there are none, travel alone.” – The Dhammapada
  63. “Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us what we are.” – George Eliot
  64. “Worth seeing, yes; but not worth going to see.” – Samuel Johnson
  65. “An involuntary return to the point of departure is, without doubt, the most disturbing of all journeys.” – Iain Sinclair
  66. “Traveling is like flirting with life. It’s like saying, ‘I would stay and love you, but I have to go; this is my station.’” – Lisa St. Aubin de Teran
  67. “Once in a while it really hits people that they don’t have to experience the world in the way they have been told to.” – Alan Keightley
  68. “Half the fun of the travel is the aesthetic of lostness.” – Ray Bradbury
  69. “Bizarre travel plans are dancing lessons from God.” – Kurt Vonnegut
  70. “We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.” – Hilaire Belloc
  71. “I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” – Susan Sontag
  72. “Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you traveled.” – Mohammed
  73. “One always begins to forgive a place as soon as it’s left behind.” – Charles Dickens
  74. “When one realizes that his life is worthless he either commits suicide or travels.” – Edward Dahlberg
  75. “Without new experiences, something inside of us sleeps. The sleeper must awaken.” – Frank Herbert
  76. “A child on a farm sees a plane fly overhead and dreams of a faraway place. A traveler on the plane sees the farmhouse… and thinks of home.” – Carl Burns
  77. “I love to travel, but hate to arrive.” – Albert Einstein
  78. “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a cash advance.” – Anonymous
  79. “Travel at its truest is thus an ironic experience, and the best travelers… seem to be those able to hold two or three inconsistent ideas in their minds at the same time, or able to regard themselves as at once serious persons and clowns.” – Paul Fussell
  80. “Most of my treasured memories of travel are recollections of sitting.” – Robert Thomas Allen
  81. “Arriving at each new city, the traveler finds again a past of his that he did now know he had: the foreignness of what you no longer are or no longer possess lies in wait for you in foreign, unpossessed places.” – Italo Calvino
  82. “He who has seen one cathedral ten times has seen something; he who has seen ten cathedrals once has seen but little; and he who has spent half an hour in each of a hundred cathedrals has seen nothing at all.” – Sinclair Lewis
  83. “I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” – Mary Anne Radmacher Hershey
  84. “Only by going alone in silence, without baggage, can one truly get into the heart of the wilderness. All other travel is mere dust and hotels and baggage and chatter.” – John Muir
  85. “When you’re traveling, ask the traveler for advice / not someone whose lameness keeps him in one place.” – Rumi
  86. “When you are everywhere, you are nowhere / When you are somewhere, you are everywhere.” – Rumi
  87. “There are only two emotions in a plane: boredom and terror.” – Orson Welles
  88. “To be on a quest is nothing more or less than to become an asker of questions.” – Sam Keen
  89. “The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.” – G. K. Chesterton
  90. “When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money.” – Susan Heller
  91. “The autumn leaves are falling like rain / Although my neighbors are all barbarians / And you, you are a thousand miles away / There are always two cups at my table.” – T’ang dynasty poem
  92. “People don’t take trips – trips take people.” – John Steinbeck
  93. “We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.” – Robert Louis Stevenson
  94. “It’s a battered old suitcase and a hotel someplace and a wound that will never heal.” – Tom Waits
  95. “The map is not the territory.” – Alfred Korzybski
  96. “It is not down in any map; true places never are.” – Herman Melville
  97. “It is solved by walking.” – Algerian proverb
  98. “He who would travel happily must travel light.” – Antoine de Saint Exupéry
  99. “What am I doing here?” – Arthur Rimbaud
  100. “I should like to spend the whole of my life in traveling abroad, if I could anywhere borrow another life to spend afterward at home.” – William Hazlitt
  101. “Travel is the greatest education.” – John Willis Zumwalt



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