Quotations About / On:
Oh, my. I'd forgotten how much I hate space travel.
(George Lucas (b. 1944), U.S. director, screenwriter. C3PO (Anthony Daniels), Star Wars, as Han Solo's ship, The Millennium Falcon, takes off (1977).)
Falling in love is the right adventure for those who dislike sports and travel.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Seventh Selection, New York (1990).)
Tew bring up a child in the wa he should gotravel that wa yourself.
(Josh Billings [Henry Wheeler Shaw] (1818-1885), U.S. humorist. Josh Billings, His Sayings, ch. 78 (1865).
Recalling Proverbs 22:6: see Hebrew Bible on Education.)
An English man does not travel to see English men.
(Laurence Sterne (1713-1768), British author, clergyman. A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy by Mr. Yorick (1768), ch. "Preface In the Desobligeant," ed. Gardner D. Stout, Jr., University of California Press (1967).)
When one realizes that his life is worthless he either commits suicide or travels.
(Edward Dahlberg (1900-1977), U.S. author, critic. "On Futility," Reasons of the Heart (1965).)
Americans are rather like bad Bulgarian wine: they don't travel well.
(Bernard Falk (1943-1990), British broadcaster, author. Quoted in Observer (London, April 27, 1986).)
Writing and travel broaden your ass if not your mind and I like to write standing up.
(Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), U.S. author. Letter, July 9, 1950. Selected Letters, ed. Carlos Baker (1981).)
The travel writer seeks the world we have lostthe lost valleys of the imagination.
(Alexander Cockburn (b. 1941), Anglo-Irish journalist. repr. in Corruptions of Empire, pt. 1 (1988). "Bwana Vistas," Harper's (New York, Aug. 1985).)
The world must be all fucked up when men travel first class and literature goes as freight.
(Gabriel García Márquez (b. 1928), Colombian author. the Catalan bookstore owner in Macondo, in 100 Years Of Solitude, 1978 edition, p. 323 (orig. publ. 1967, trans. 1970).)
I should like to oblige you, but with people like us, we must be able to travel faster than our clients.
(Stanley Kubrick (b. 1928), U.S. director, screenwriter. Captain Feeney (Arthur O'Sullivan), Barry Lyndon, after robbing Redmond Barry, who asked if he could at least keep his horse (1975).)