Monthly Archives: May 2009

Travel Quotation 43 – Robert Frost

        Famous American poet, Robert Frost, in one of his most recognized poems, The Road Not Taken, wrote,              "Two roads diverged in a wood and I …. I took the one less traveled by."           This quote, from … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 42 – Lawrence Block

      Mystery writer, Lawrence Block, said this about travel,              "Our happiest moments as tourists always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of something else."             What Mr Block refers to is what … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 41 – Freya Stark

     British author and explorer, Freya Stark, wrote,              "To awaken alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world."             I agree with Freya; it is certainly a strange sensation, to wake … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 40 – Muriel Rukeyser

        Muriel once stated,               "The journey is my home."            This concise statement seems to say it all. Life is a journey and it changes day after day, thus home is not a stable place, but rather … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 39 – Peter Hoeg

     Well known Danish writer, Peter Hoeg, once wrote,              "Traveling tends to magnify all human emotions."           This quote expresses something that travelers often experience, a heightening of the senses when in a new place. It perhaps … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 38 – Mohammed

       Imagine, a quote about travel from the founder of Islam!                  "Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you have traveled."             This statement seems to indicate that even Mohammed equated travel with … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 37 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

As is evident from the quote below, the famous composer, Mozart, was greatly impressed with his own talent, when he said,                      "A man of ordinary talent will always be ordinary, whether he travels or not, but a man … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 36 – Martin Buber

     Jewish theologian and philosopher, Martin Buber, expressed the following:                  "All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware."           This quote is a favorite of mine, since it hints at one of the most … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 35 – Moslih Eddin Saadi

        The Iranian poet, Saadi, once wrote,                  "A traveler without observation is a bird without wings."           This is so true. Only those who carefully look at places and objects get the real story. Others miss, oftentimes, … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 34 – Jawaharlal Nehru

    The former prime minister of India once stated,              "We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm, and adventure.  There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them … Continue reading

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