Monthly Archives: April 2009

Travel Quotation 22 – Solzhenitsyn

     Noted Russian author, Alexander Solzhenitsyn said about travel,             "Let your memory be your travel bag."         There are several ways to interpret this remark. One is to assume that memories are the most important items to … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 21 – James Michener

    Noted American author, James Michener, once said,             "If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay home."         This is a very important message to … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 20 – Antoine de St Exupery

      Antoine must have had some difficulties because he said,               He who would travel happily must travel light."         He probably had problems lugging huge suitcases around — perhaps he went to Venice and found out too … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 19 – Hodding Carter

    A very wise man, by the name of Hodding Carter once said,           "Two of the greatest gifts we can give our children are roots and wings."       This quote is obviously more about philosophy than about travel, … Continue reading

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Travel Quotations 18 – Lao Tzu

     Lao Tzu, noted Chinese philosopher, once said,            "A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving."        Lao Tzu has the most respect for the traveler who does not follow a fixed … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 17 – Susan Heller

    Susan Heller said the following about packing for a trip:            "When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money."        Interesting little quip! … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 16 – Unknown Author

     There is an Italian Proverb which states,                "Long voyages, great lies."        This is like the proverbial "fish story," getting bigger with each telling, however, here, the tale gets further from the truth the longer the … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 15 – Samuel Johnson

   Famous Englishman, Samuel Johnson, once said,              "Being in a ship is being in jail, with the chance of being drowned."       Obviously, Sam was deathly afraid of traveling by boat. Perhaps he was somewhat claustrophobic as … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 14 – Will Kommen

    Will Kommen (sounds like a made up name!) said,             "If you look like your passport photo, you’re too ill to travel."       Kind of cute. It’s no secret that 99% of people are dissatisfied with their … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 13 — Elizabeth Drew

    Elizabeth Drew once said about travel,             "Too often travel, instead of broadening the mind, merely lengthens the conversations."       Unfortunately, Ms Drew is frequently correct. Many people travel without truly experiencing the culture they are in, … Continue reading

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