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Travel Quotation 75 – G.K. Chesterton

       Multi-talented British writer, G K Chesterton, said,               "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."            … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 74 – William Least Heat Moon

      This author of several travel books, including best seller, Blue Highways, wrote, in the aforementioned book,             "What you’ve done becomes the judge of what you’re going to do — especially in other people’s minds. When you’re traveling, … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 73 – Herman Melville

      Noted American author of Moby Dick and other works, Mr Melville seems to be seeking the ultimate in authentic and off-the-beaten-track travel, when he says,              "it is not down in any map; true places never are."   … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 72 – Daniel J Boorstin

     American historian, Daniel Boorstin, once wrote,             "The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes ‘sight-seeing.’"   … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 71 – Seneca

    The wise Roman philosopher, Seneca, once wrote,               "Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind."             This has been a common theme in my collection of travel quotations, the energizing of a person … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 70 – Anatole France

      Former Nobel Prize Laureate (Literature), Anatole France, said,               "Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe."             This is a very interesting statement. It implies that man’s basic nature involves moving … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 69 – Clifton Fadiman

     Writer, critic, and game-show host, Clifton Fadiman, once wrote,              "When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable."            This is … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 68 – Charles Kuralt

     The famous reporter who made a career of avoiding the interstates and choosing small country roads, said, during one of his famous CBS News segments of On the Road,               "Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 67 – Miriam Beard

   American historian and champion of women’s suffrage, Miram Beard, once wrote,           "Travel is more than a seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living."         I … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 66 – Samuel Johnson

          Leave to Samuel Johnson to be totally practical and utilitarian about travel. His quote reads,                  "The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as … Continue reading

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