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- He who would travel happily must travel light.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery (1900 - 1944)
- Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel from coast to coast without seeing anything.
- Charles Kuralt
- When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.
- Clifton Fadiman (1904 - 1999)
- The true traveler is he who goes on foot, and even then, he sits down a lot of the time.
- Colette (1873 - 1954), Paris From My Window, 1944
- A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.
- George Moore
- Before he sets out, the traveler must possess fixed interests and facilities to be served by travel.
- George Santayana (1863 - 1952)
- The saying "Getting there is half the fun" became obsolete with the advent of commercial airlines.
- Henry J. Tillman
- There’s something wonderful about entertaining people on vacation. Everyone is there to have a good time.
- Jennifer Hudson, I Got This: How I Changed My Ways and Lost What Weighed Me Down, 2012
- There is not a person in the world who is given the advantage of travel who does not return changed.
- Laura Moncur (1969 - ), The Secret Heart of Charlotte Lucas, 2014
- Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.
- Mark Twain (1835 - 1910), The Innocents Abroad
- Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.
- Miriam Beard
- Travel is only glamorous in retrospect.
- Paul Theroux (1941 - ), in The Washington Post
- Everywhere I go I find a poet has been there before me.
- Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939)
- Travel only with thy equals or thy betters; if there are none, travel alone.
- The Dhammapada
- No one travelling on a business trip would be missed if he failed to arrive.
- Thorstein Veblen (1857 - 1929)