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Jan Morris Quotes and Sayings
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Travel, which was once either a necessity or an adventure,
has become very largely a commodity,
and from all sides we are persuaded into thinking that
it is a social requirement,
too.
- Jan Morris

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To the stern student of affairs, Beirut is a phenomenon,
beguiling perhaps, but quite, quite impossible.
- Jan Morris

Indians love to reduce the prosaic to the mystic.
- Jan Morris

Its smallness is not petty; on the contrary,
it is profound.
- Jan Morris

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The traveler sees what he sees,
the tourist sees what he has come to see.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton PHOTO

The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
- Saint Augustine

The hardest part is to travel, and to be away from your family.
- Glenn Tipton


 

To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.
- Aldous Huxley

Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education;
in the elder,
a part of experience.
- Francis Bacon

In America there are two classes of travel -
first class,
and with children.
- Robert Benchley

Traveling is seeing; it is the implicit that we travel by.
- Cynthia Ozick

Travel is glamorous only in retrospect.
- Paul Theroux

Certainly, 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

It is not fit that every man should travel;
it makes a wise man better,
and a fool worse.
- William Hazlitt

Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection.
- Lawrence Durrell

The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description;
one must travel through it one's self to be acquainted with it.
- Lord Chesterfield

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

Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look
like your passport photo.
- Al Gore

Travel becomes a strategy for accumulating photographs.
- Susan Sontag

My parents and my grandfather on my mom's side would travel the earth.
They went to Australia and China, and they went to
probably every soccer game I ever played.
- Brandi Chastain

Our deeds still travel with us from afar,
and what we have been makes us what we are.
- George Eliot

If you travel first class, you think first class and
you are more likely to play first class.
- Ray Floyd

Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by moments of stark terror.
- Al Boliska

My wife and I have so much fun when we travel and find anything...
like stray cats and squirrels.
- Eric Roberts

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

No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until
he comes home and rests his head on his old,
familiar pillow.
- Lin Yutang

I did not wish to take a cabin passage,
but rather to go before the mast
and on the deck of the world,
for there I could best see
the moonlight amid the mountains.
I do not wish to go below now.
- Henry David Thoreau

A man travels the world in search of what he needs
and returns home to find it.
- George Edward Moore

I think a major element of jetlag is psychological.
Nobody ever tells me what time it is at home.
- David Attenborough

Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.
- Ernest Hemingway

No matter where I've been overseas, the food stinks,
except in Italy.
- Carmen Electra

When I go on Japanese Airlines, I really love it because I like Japanese food.
- Phil Collins

You know more of a road by having traveled it than
by all the conjectures and descriptions in the world.
- William Hazlitt

Reminds me of my safari in Africa.
Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days
we had to live on nothing but food and water.
- W. C. Fields

The trouble with travelling back later on is that you
can never repeat the same experience.
- Michael Palin

Just got back from a pleasure trip: I took my mother-in-law to the airport.
- Henny Youngman

It is better to travel well than to arrive.
- The Buddha

In both business and personal life, I've always found
that travel inspires me more than anything else I do.
Evidence of the languages, cultures,
scenery,
food, and design sensibilities that I discover all
over the world can be found in every piece of my jewelry.
- Ivanka Trump

Traveling is the ruin of all happiness!
There's no looking at a building after seeing Italy.
- Fanny Burney

Travelling expands the mind rarely.
- Hans Christian Andersen

A journey by Sea and Land, Five Hundred Miles,
is not undertaken without money.
- Lewis Hallam

You define a good flight by negatives:
you didn't get hijacked,
you didn't crash, you didn't throw up,
you weren't late, you weren't nauseated by the food.
So you are grateful.
- Paul Theroux

He travels the fastest who travels alone.
- Rudyard Kipling

I love short trips to New York; to me it is the finest three-day town on earth.
- James Cameron

You get educated by traveling.
- Solange Knowles

What does it mean to pre-board? Do you get on before you get on?
- George Carlin

The time to enjoy a European trip is about three weeks after unpacking.
- George Ade

Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember,
and remember more than I have seen.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Tourists don't know where they've been,
travelers don't know where they're going.
- Paul Theroux

I get pretty much all the exercise I need walking down
airport concourses carrying bags.
- Guy Clark

Travelers repose and dream among my leaves.
- William Blake

Everyone carries his own inch rule of taste,
and amuse himself by applying it, triumphantly,
wherever he travels.
- Henry B. Adams

I am not a great cook, I am not a great artist,
but I love art, and I love food, so I am the perfect traveller.
- Michael Palin

When I'm in London I do have the convenience of being
close to St James Park which is also good for me because
it gives me an excuse to get out and get some much needed exercise!
- David Blunkett

We travel, some of us forever, to seek
other states, other lives, other souls.
- Anais Nin

I never make a trip to the United States without visiting a supermarket.
To me they are more fascinating than any fashion salon.
- Wallis Simpson

People travel to wonder at the height of mountains,
at the huge waves of the sea,
at the long courses of rivers,
at the vast compass of the ocean,
at the circular motion of the stars;
and they pass by themselves without wondering.
- St. Augustine

On long haul flights I always drink loads and loads
of water and eat light and healthy food.
- Lisa Snowdon

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful,
we must carry it with us or we find it not.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When the traveler goes alone he gets acquainted with himself.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

A wise traveler never despises his own country.
- William Hazlitt

Nothing in the universe can travel at the speed of light,
they say, forgetful of the shadow's speed.
- Howard Nemerov

A lie can travel half way around the world while the
truth is putting on its shoes.
- Charles Spurgeon

Well excuse me - we've got something
a little unusual going on here -
time travel, parallel universes,
or just a little common ordinary insanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Travel teaches toleration.
- Benjamin Disraeli

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

The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do,
and the more genuine may be one's appreciation
of fundamental things like home,
and love, and understanding companionship.
- Amelia Earhart

Travel is fatal to bigotry, prejudice, and narrow-mindedness.
- Mark Twain

I never saw a discontented tree.
They grip the ground as though they liked it,
and though fast rooted, they travel about as far as we do.
- John Muir

If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths,
rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
- John D. Rockefeller

Traveling, you realize that differences are lost:
each city takes to resembling all cities,
places exchange their form, order, distances,
a shapeless dust cloud invades the continents.
- Italo Calvino


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