Monthly Archives: May 2009

Travel Quotation 53 – Maya Angelou

    Writer, singer, dancer, and African-American activist, Maya Angelou, once wrote,             "Human beings are more alike than unalike, and what is true anywhere is true everywhere, yet I encourage travel to as many destinations as possible, for the … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 52 – Henry Miller

      Henry Miller, infamous author of the novel, Tropic of Cancer, once wrote, about travel,                "If we are always arriving and departing, it is also true that we are eternally anchored. One’s destination is never a place but … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 51 – Ralph Waldo Emerson

       Famous American essayist, Emerson, was obviously not a fan of travel, when he wrote,                 "I am not much of an advocate for traveling, and I observe that men run away to other countries because they are not … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 50 – Nikos Kazantzakis

     Well-known poet from Crete, Nikos Kazantzakis, once wrote,              "Every perfect traveler always creates the country where he travels."         This is a rather cryptic quote, and its meaning probably depends on how the author defines the … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 49 – Margaret Mead

     World-famous anthropologist, Margaret Mead, once wrote,                "As the traveler who has once been from home is wiser than he who has never left his own doorstep, so a knowledge of one other culture should sharpen our ability … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 48 – Katherine Butler Hathaway

         Writer, Katherine Butler Hathaway, said,               "A person needs at intervals to separate from family and companions and go to new places. One must go without familiars in order to be open to influences, to change."            … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 47 – Aldous Huxley

       Noted British author, Aldous Huxley, once wrote,             "Your true traveler finds boredom rather agreeable that painful. It is the symbol of his liberty — his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 46 – Howard Gardner

     Psychologist and Educator, Howard Gardner once wrote,                "Hitler didn’t travel, Stalin didn’t travel, Saddam Hussein never traveled. They didn’t want to have their ideology challenged."            This statement makes great sense. Travel has the effect of … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 45 – William Hazlitt

     18th Century critic and essayist William Hazlitt expressed his equivocation about travel by saying,                "I should like to spend the whole of my life in traveling abroad, if I could anywhere borrow another life to spend afterwards … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 44 – Pat Conroy

      Pat Conroy, author of The Great Santini and other books, wrote about travel,          "Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never … Continue reading

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