I sometimes wonder what I would do if I couldn’t travel. If I couldn’t look forward to the next journey. If I couldn’t get excited about experiencing some new, fantastic place somewhere in the near future.
Right now all travel plans are on hold until other life affairs work themselves out. In the meantime I’m devastated and trying to appease the yearning with reminiscing, books and magazines, image collections, and hopefully a return to scrapbooking some of the recent adventures. This nostalgia has inspired a new round of travel quotes, beautiful and painful.
Travel Quotes: Part 3
“I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.” ― Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest
“Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road.” ― Jack Kerouac, On the Road
“For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” – Robert Louis Stevenson
“Your true traveler finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty-his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure.” – Aldous Huxley
“He who does not travel does not know the value of men.” – Moorish proverb
“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” – Henry Miller
“Travel is more than the seeing of sites; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.” – Miriam Beard
“Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.” – Paul Theroux
“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
“If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.” – James Michener
“Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.” – Benjamin Disraeli
“When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.” – Clifton Fadiman