Favorite Quotations ~† Travel & Traveling, 3 1,000 Places to See Before You Die

"(Travel has) taught me to give up control. It's deepened my sense of awe... It's made me deeply comfortable with myself." ~ Mary Beth Bond


Travel is similar to therapy. You can go to the best psychologist in the world for ten years. If you donít feel like actively shifting anything in your life, there is nothing that person can do to change you. ~ Elizabeth Gilbert

Maps encourage boldness. They're like cryptic love letters. They make anything seem possible. ~ Mark Jenkins, To Timbuktu

He must have travelled everywhere, at least in the spirit. ~ Jules Verne, Around the World in Eighty Days

The true call of the desert, of the mountains, or the sea, is their silence ó free of the networks of dead speech. ~ Freya Stark

Why do you wonder that globetrotting does not help you, seeing that you always take yourself with you? The reason that set you wandering is ever at your heels. ~ Socrates

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness. ~ Mark Twain

Voyager bien est un art. Traveling well is an art, one that is best mastered with a little help. ~ Melissa Biggs-Bradley

For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travelís sake. The great affair is to move; to feel the needs and hitches of our life more nearly; to come down off this feather-bed of civilization, and find the globe granite underfoot and strewn with cutting flints. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are. ~ Samuel Johnson

When I travel, I have almost all of my possessions with me. That's how little I own. ~ Lady Gaga

Any seasoned traveler knows you never argue religion with the locals. ~ Seth Stevenson, Grounded

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