Quotes on Travel And Tourism

Traveling is a fool's paradise. Our first journeys discover to us the indifference of places. Ralph Waldo Emerson

I travelled among unknown men, In lands beyond the sea; Nor England! did I know till then What love I bore to thee. William Wordsworth

For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move; to feel the needs and hitches of our life more nearly; to come down off this feather-bed of civilisation, and find the globe granite underfoot and strewn with cutting flints. Robert Louis Stevenson

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

Take only memories, leave only footprints. Chief Seattle

There is no moment of delight in any pilgrimage like the beginning of it. Charles Dudley Warner

Traveling tends to magnify all human emotions. Peter Hoeg

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

When I was very young and the urge to be someplace else was on me, I was assured by mature people that maturity would cure this itch. When years described me as mature, the remedy prescribed was middle age. In middle age I was assured that greater age would calm my fever and now that I am fifty-eight perhaps senility will do the job. Nothing has worked. I fear the disease is incurable. John Steinbeck

Voyage, travel, and change of place impart vigor Seneca the Younger

Domestic travel and tourism-related spending has reached $1 trillion a year. Mark Foley

The travel and tourism industry, it's just a huge part of our economy. Karen Hughes

Too often travel, instead of broadening the mind, merely lengthens the conversations. Elizabeth Drew

In traveling, a man must carry knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge. Samuel Johnson

Only the traveling is good which reveals to me the value of home and enables me to enjoy it better. Henry David Thoreau

Though there are some disagreeable things in Venice there is nothing so disagreeable as the visitors. Henry James

I met a lot of people in Europe. I even encountered myself. James A Baldwin

We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next to find ourselves. Pico Iyer

NOT I - NOT ANYONE else, can travel that road for you, You must travel it for yourself. Walt Whitman

The travel writer seeks the world we have lost - the lost valleys of the imagination. Alexander Cockburn

Extensive traveling induces a feeling of encapsulation, and travel, so broadening at first, contracts the mind. Paul Theroux

Without travel I would have wound up a little ignorant white Southern female, which was not my idea of a good life. Lauren Hutton

Never trust anything you read in a travel article. Travel articles appear in publications that sell large, expensive advertisements to tourism-related industries, and these industries do not wish to see articles with headlines like: URUGUAY: DON'T BOTHER. Dave Barry

People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home. Dagobert D. Runes

The fool wanders, a wise man travels. Thomas Fuller

I spent a lot of time when I was president, trying to end wars, prevent killing, and promote understanding. What I have seen is that peace works better than conflict, and one of the best manifestations of it is in travel and tourism. William J Clinton

A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher; but he who goes from country to country, guided by the blind impulse of curiosity, is a vagabond. Oliver Goldsmith

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

Hitler didn't travel. Stalin didn't travel. Saddam Hussein never traveled. They didn't want to have their orthodoxy challenged. Howard Gardner

The life you have led doesn't need to be the only life you have. Anna Quindlen

It is not down in any map; true places never are. Herman Melville

The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality. Samuel Johnson

The travel and tourism industry is the lifeblood of many states around the country - including Florida, California, New York and Nevada, to name a few. Mark Foley

One can only really travel if one lets oneself go and takes what every place brings without trying to turn it into a healthy private pattern of one's own and I suppose that is the difference between travel and tourism. Freya Stark

Let your memory be your travel bag. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Life is a country that the old have seen, and lived in. Those who have to travel through it can only learn from them. Joseph Joubert

And if travel is like love, it is, in the end, mostly because it's a heightened state of awareness, in which we are mindful, receptive, undimmed by familiarity and ready to be transformed. That is why the best trips, like the best love affairs, never really end. Pico Iyer

I think that travel comes from some deep urge to see the world, like the urge that brings up a worm in an Irish bog to see the moon when it is full. Lord Dunsany

Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel across the country from coast to coast without seeing anything. Charles Kuralt

Practiced poorly, tourism can be extremely negative. Edward Norton

Travel like Ghandi, with simple clothes, open eyes and an uncluttered mind. Rick Steves

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

To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive. Robert Louis Stevenson

I see my path, but I don't know where it leads.... Rosalia De Castro

All the pathos and irony of leaving one's youth behind is thus implicit in every joyous moment of travel: one knows that the first joy can never be recovered, and the wise traveller learns not to repeat successes but tries new places all the time. Paul Fussell

The tourist who moves about to see and hear and open himself to all the influences of the places which condense centuries of human greatness is only a man in search of excellence. Max Lerner

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

I see my path, but I don't know where it leads. Not knowing where I'm going is what inspires me to travel it. Rosalia De Castro

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

One's destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things. Henry Miller

Writing and travel broaden your ass if not your mind and I like to write standing up. Ernest Hemingway

Behold then Septimus Dodge returning to Dodge-town victorious. Not crowned with laurel, it is true, but wreathed in lists of things he has seen and sucked dry. Seen and sucked dry, you know: Venus de Milo, the Rhine or the Coliseum: swallowed like so many clams, and left the shells. D H Lawrence

Walking is a virtue, tourism is a deadly sin. Bruce Chatwin

A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it. John Steinbeck

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 traveller 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

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

The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready. Henry David Thoreau

Traveling is like flirting with life. It's like saying, 'I would stay and love you, but I have to go; this is my station. Lisa St. Aubin de Teran

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

The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one's own country as a foreign land. Gilbert K Chesterton

When you are everywhere, you are nowhere. When you are somewhere, you are everywhere. Rumi

When you get there, there isn't any there there. Gertrude Stein

The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends. Shirley Maclaine

I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train. Oscar Wilde

Please be a traveler, not a tourist. Try new things, meet new people, and look beyond what's right in front of you. Those are the keys to understanding this amazing world we live in. Andrew Zimmern

To many people holidays are not voyages of discovery, but a ritual of reassurance. Phillip Adams

When I was very young and the urge to be someplace was on me, I was assured by mature people that maturity would cure this itch. John Steinbeck

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

There ain't no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them. - Mark Twain, author Making the team is one thing, becoming a team is another. Graham Lowe

I have found out that there ain't no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them. Mark Twain

Spend the afternoon. You can't take it with you. Annie Dillard

Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away early to the tropics, and is at home with palms and banyans - which is nourished on books of travel, and stretches the theatre of its imagination to the Zambesi. George Eliot

He who is only a traveler learns things at second-hand and by the halves, and is poor authority. We are most interested when science reports what those men already know practically or instinctively, for that alone is a true humanity, or account of human experience. Henry David Thoreau

People commonly travel the world over to see rivers and mountains, new stars, garish birds, freak fish, grotesque breeds of human; they fall into an animal stupor that gapes at existence and they think they have seen something. Soren Kierkegaard

If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home. James A Michener

Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world. Gustave Flaubert

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

Tourism is sin, and travel on foot virtue. Werner Herzog

I can't think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything. Bill Bryson



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