Category Archives: Travel Quotations

Travel Quotation 65 – Leigh Hunt

     Poet and critic, Leigh Hunt, wrote,                "Traveling in the company of those we love is home in motion."              Isn’t this the truth? Being accompanied by one’s family and inner circle is the most enjoyable type … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 64 – Robert Louis Stevenson

     Famous Scottish writer, Robert Louis Stevenson, author of Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and other classic novels, once wrote,                "For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go.  I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 63 – Melissa Biggs-Bradley

              The author of this quote, Ms Biggs-Bradley, editor of Town and Country Travel Magazine, once wrote,                  "Traveling well is an art, one that is best mastered with a little help."             This entry seems to indicate that … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 62 – Socrates

      One of the greatest philosophers of Ancient Greece, Socrates, said,               "Why do you wonder that globetrotting does not help you, seeing that you always take yourself with you? The reason that set you wandering is ever at … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 61 – Mary Beth Bond

      Travel author, Mary Beth Bond, whose website, gutsytraveler.com, is very popular with travelers, especially women, wrote,               "(Travel has) taught me to give up control. It’s deepened my sense of awe… It’s made me deeply comfortable with myself."           Mary … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 60 – Agnes Repplier

   American essayist, Agnes Repplier, once stated,               “The impulse to travel is one of the hopeful symptoms of life.”              Ms Repplier has an interesting way of expressing the desire to travel, so common in people around … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 59 – O. Povo

      I’m not sure about the derivation of this quote. A google search reveals that O Povo is a Brazilian newspaper. Perhaps the statement comes from it.               "Far away is only far away if you don’t go there." … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 58 – Freya Stark

     British author and explorer, Freya Stark, wrote,               "Travel does what good novelists also do to the life of everyday, placing it like a picture in a frame or a gem in its setting, so that the intrinsic … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 57 – Frederick B Wilcox

   Author, Fred Wilcox, wrote the following:             "For travel to be so delightful, one must have a good place to leave and return to."           Another version of the same sentiment as the previous quotation, this much … Continue reading

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Travel Quotation 56 – Lao Tzu

      The oft-quoted Chinese philosopher makes a rather cryptic remark about traveling:               "Going on means going far, going far means returning."             To me, this means that you must always come back to your starting point, despite … Continue reading

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