Travel Quotes

I love this one, since London is one of my favorite places in the world . . .
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“When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford”
- Samuel Johnson

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

"One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things." – Henry Miller

"Let your memory be your travel bag." - Alexander Solzhenitsyn
"The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page." - St. Augustine

"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."  - Jawaharal Nehru

"Don't tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you have traveled." — Mohammed

"Our happiest moments as tourists always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of something else."
— Lawrence Block

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

If we are always arriving and departing, it is also true that we are eternally anchored. One's destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things.
-Henry Miller

"...I see skies of blue and clouds of white
The bright blessed day, the dark sacred night
And I think to myself, what a wonderful world..." 
-Made famous by Louis Armstrong

"because the world is greater - far greater - than what we can ever see, than what we can ever know."
-Michael Crichton

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7 comments:

  1. This is my favorite quote of the bunch:

    "One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things." – Henry Miller

    Something I have to keep reminding myself :)

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  2. Amber, I love quotes. Put them together with travel and it gets even better!

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  3. How did I know the first quote would have something to do with London?
    How appropriate is this one?
    The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page. ~St. Augustine

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  4. Well of course Adrienne. :)

    I love that quote too. I used it in a scrapbook a few years ago.

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  5. Great quotes. This is one of my favorites This is so true. It's how we looks at things.

    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

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  6. "One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things." – Henry Miller


    great quote! :]

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  7. I hope to have a new way of seeing when I travel to Chile in 141 days.

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