The world is a book, and those who do not travel,
read only a page.
I have wandered all my life, and I have traveled;
the difference between the two is this -- we wander for distraction, but
we travel for fulfillment.
The man who never in his mind and thought travelled
heaven, is not an artist.
If all difficulties were known at the outset of a
journey, most of us would never start
out at all.
--William F. Buckley, Jr.
Travel has a way of
stretching the mind. The stretch comes not from travel's
rewards, the inevitable myriad new sights, smells and sounds, but with
experiencing firsthand how others do differently what we believed to be
the right and only way.
Never take a cross country trip
with a kid who has just learned to whistle.
Too often travel, instead
of broadening the mind, merely lengthens the conversations.
We must get beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths
and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel
and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey.
--John Hope Franklin
Two roads diverged in a woods, and I --/ I took the
one less traveled by,/ And that has made all
The longest journey
When preparing to travel,
lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes
and twice the money.
There is a certain relief in change, even though
it be from bad to worse; as I have found in travelling
in a stage-coach, that it is often a comfort to shift one's position and
be bruised in a new place.
If you look like your passport photo, you're too
A journey of a thousand
miles starts in front of your feet.
It is good to have an end to journey
towards; but it is the journey that matters
in the end.
--Ursula Le Guin
Who would venture upon the journey
of life, if compelled to begin it at the end?
--Francoise de Maintenon
Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and
celebrate the journey!
A man travels the world
over in search of what he needs, and returns home to find it.
When I am . . . traveling in
a carriage, or walking after a good meal, or during the night when I cannot
sleep; it is on such occasions that ideas flow best and most abundantly.
--Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Most travel is best
of all in the anticipation or the remembering; the reality has more to
do with losing your luggage.
Heroes take journeys,
confront dragons, and discover the treasure of their true selves.
We do not receive wisdom, we must discover it for
ourselves, after a journey through the wilderness
which no one else can make for us, which no one can spare us, for our wisdom
is the point of view from which we come at last to regard the world.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new
paths rather than travel the worn paths of
--John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
A traveller without
observation is a bird without wings.
--Moslih Eddin Saadi
I travel not to go anywhere,
but to go. I travel for travel's
The great affair is to move.
--Robert Louis Stevenson
The man who goes out alone can start today; but he
travels with another must wait till that
other is ready.
--Henry David Thoreau
Sincerity is like traveling
a plain, beaten road, which commonly brings a man sooner to his
end than by-ways, in which men often lose themselves.
Good company in a journey
makes the way seem shorter.
I probably have traveled and
walked into more variety stores than anybody in America. I am just trying
to get ideas, any kind of ideas that will help our company. Most of us
don't invent ideas. We take the best ideas from someone else.
Simplicity is making the journey
of this life with just baggage enough.
--Charles Dudley Warner
Through travel I first
became aware of the outside world; it was through travel
that I found my own introspective way into becoming a part of it.