"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness."
- Mark Twain
"The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page."
- St. Augustine
"There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
"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
"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
"People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home."
- Dagobert D. Runes
"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
"One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things."
- Henry Miller
"A traveler without observation is a bird without wings."
- Moslih Eddin Saadi
"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
"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
"All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware."
- Martin Buber
"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
"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
"A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step."
- Lao Tzu
"If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home."
- James Michener
"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
"Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind."
- Seneca
"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
"I think that travel comes from some deep urge to see the world, like the urge that brings up a worm in an Irish bog to see the moon when it is full."
- Lord Dunsany
"A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving."
- Lao Tzu
"No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow."
- Lin Yutang
"The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes sight-seeing."
- Daniel J. Boorstin
"It is not down in any map; true places never are."
- Herman Melville
"I travel a lot; I hate having my life disrupted by routine."
- Caskie Stinnett
"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
"The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see."
- G.K. Chesterton
"Tourists don't know where they've been, travellers don't know where they're going."
- Paul Theroux
"Own only what you can carry with you; Let your memory be your travel bag."
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn
"When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money."
- Susan Heller