Quotes about Travel

“By hook or by crook, I hope that you will possess yourselves of money enough to travel and to idle, to contemplate the future or the past of the world, to dream over books and loiter at street corners and let the line of thought dip deep in the stream.” – Virginia Wolf

“Travel liberated him from the bonds of unprofitable habits, and relaxed as never before from all earthly ties, he rejoiced in a heavenly sense of spiritual independence. It was an exquisite pleasure to him to know that there was no one in the world who was essential to his peace of the mind. He had reached , though by a very different path, the immunity from the concerns of this world which is the aim of the ascetic. ” – Somerset Maugham, The Narrow Corner

“The explorer seeks the undiscovered, the traveler that which has been discovered by the mind working in history, the tourist that which has been discovered for him by entrepreneurship and prepared for him by the arts of mass publicity.” – Paul Fussell in in Abroad: British Literary Traveling Between the Wars

“Travel offers the best kind of loneliness, since real adventure is not about physical risk but about the acquisition of knowledge.” – Robert Kaplan, Mediterranean Winter

“When setting out on a journey, do not seek advice from those that have never left home.” – Rumi

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