To travel is to live

Every traveller, at least once, has to say something about travelling, they must do it, it is a stonewritten rule, here a compendium of the best quotes said by the greatest travellers.

Just to help to keep on mind that we are, all of us, just small men in a small planet lost in deepest void we ever imagined. How we could just watch ? How we could just smell that parfume from the windows of our home ? Go out guys…go out and enjoy the show.bkyrn5oat7m

  • “Not all those who wander are lost.”
  • ”It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.”
  • ”The world is indeed full of peril and in it there are many dark places. But still there is much that is fair. And though in all lands, love is now mingled with grief, it still grows, perhaps, the greater.”
  • ”The wide world is all about you: you can fence yourselves in, but you cannot forever fence it out.”
  • ”Don’t adventures ever have an end? I suppose not. Someone else always has to carry on on the story.”

– J.R.R. Tolkien

  • “People don’t take trips, trips take people.”

– John Steinbeck

  • “You don’t have to be rich to travel well.”

– Eugene Fodor

  • “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

  • “Traveling it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.”

– Ibn Battuta

  • “We travel, some of us forever, to seek other places, other lives, other souls.”

– Anais Nin

  • “The gladdest moment in human life, me thinks, is a departure into unknown lands.”

– Sir Richard Burton

  • “No place is ever as bad as they tell you it’s going to be.”

– Chuck Thompson

  • “I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.”

– Mary Anne Radmacher

  • “Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.”

– Gustave Flaubert

  • “The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.”

– Henry David Thoreau

  • “To awaken alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.”

– Freya Stark

  • “The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you have.”

– Anna Quindlen

  • “Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.”
  • “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.”

– Mark Twain

  • “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.”

– Andre Gide

  • “The use of traveling is to regulate imagination with reality, and instead of thinking of how things may be, see them as they are.”

– Samuel Johnson

  • “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.”

– Saint Augustine

  • “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.”

– Helen Keller

  • “Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one of excitement and adventure.”

– Irving Wallace

  • “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.”

– Oliver Wendell Holmes

  • “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.”

– Neale Donald Walsch

  • “Take only memories, leave only footprints.”

– Chief Seattle

  • “Investment in travel is an investment in yourself.”

– Matthew Karsten



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