Travel Quotes

“Look at me! Look at me! Look at me NOW! It is fun to have fun. But you have to know how.”   Dr. Suess, The Cat in the Hat, 1957

“A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.” Lao Tzu

“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

“If you’re not living on the edge, you’re taking up too much space.”

“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 with our eyes open.” – Jawaharal Nehru

“A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for.” -William Shedd

Wanderlust is not a passion for travel exactly, it’s something more animal and more fickle- more like lust.  We don’t lust after very many things in life.  We don’t need words like ‘worklust’ or ‘homemakinglust.’ But travel?  The essayist Anatole Broyard put it perfectly: ‘Travel is like adultery: one is always tempted to be unfaithful to one’s own country.  To have imagination is inevitably to be dissatisfied with where you live… in our wanderlust, we are lovers looking for consummation.’”

-Elisabeth Eaves, “Wanderlust.”  World Hum, February 12, 2009

“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.”
George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman (1903) “Maxims for Revolutionists”
Irish dramatist & socialist (1856 – 1950)

 We are what we repeatedly do.  Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.  -Aristotle

Give it a go and see what happens!  -random English lady.  But the words resonated.

“Let your home be your mast and not your anchor.” Kahil Gibran

“Someday” is a disease that will take your dreams to the grave with you.”
Timothy Ferriss, The 4 Hour Workweek, Expanded And Updated: Expanded And Updated, With Over 100 New Pages Of Cutting Edge Content.
“Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination. —OSCAR WILDE, Irish dramatist and novelist”

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