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The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.

G.K. Chesterton

Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.
Gustave Flaubert

For the kingdom of heaven is as a man travelling into a far country, who called his own servants, and delivered unto them his goods.
Matthew 25:14 (KJV)

Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.
Terry Pratchett

People don’t take trips, trips take people.
John Steinbeck

It is not down in any map; true places never are.
Herman Melville

To travel is to live.
Hans Christian Andersen

The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself.
Wallace Stevens

Live your life by a compass not a clock.
Stephen Covey

Two roads diverged in a wood and I--I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
Robert Frost

I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.
Robert Louis Stevenson

We wander for distraction but we travel for fulfillment.
Hilaire Belloc

The stranger did not lodge in the street: but I opened my doors to the traveller.
Job 31:32 (KJV)

Jobs fill your pocket, but adventures fill your soul. Jaime Lyn Beatty

If you think adventures are dangerous, try routine: it is lethal.
Paulo Coelho

Live life with no excuses, travel with no regret.
Oscar Wilde

If you can’t fly, run, if you can’t run, walk, if you can’t walk, crawl, but by all means, keep moving.

Martin Luther King Jr.

The world makes way for the man who knows where he is going.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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


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