Quotations About / On: TRAVEL

  • 21.
    Time travels in divers paces with divers persons.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Rosalind, in As You Like It, act 3, sc. 2, l. 308-9. Time passes at different speeds according to the person.)
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  • 22.
    My soul travels on the smell of perfume like the souls of other men on music.
    (Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867), French poet, critic. Little Poems in Prose (Paris Spleen), "A Hemisphere in a Head of Hair," (1857).)
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  • 23.
    To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive.
    (Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894), Scottish novelist, essayist, poet. Virginibus Puerisque, "El Dorado," (1881).)
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  • 24.
    One outstanding trait of a pessimist is forcing their minds to travel ten years ahead while they do not want their legs to move an inch into the nearest future...
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  • 25.
    Of all possible subjects, travel is the most difficult for an artist, as it is the easiest for a journalist.
    (W.H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden (1907-1973), Anglo-American poet. "The American Scene," pt. 6, The Dyer's Hand (1962).)
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  • 26.
    Travelling is the ruin of all happiness! There's no looking at a building here after seeing Italy.
    (Fanny Burney (1752-1840), British author. Mr. Meadows, in Cecilia, bk. 4, ch. 2 (1782).)
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  • 27.
    It is doubtful whether anyone who has travelled widely has found anywhere in the world regions more ugly than in the human face.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 244, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Human, All-Too-Human, "Man in Society," aphorism 320, "Ugliest," (1878).)
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  • 28.
    To get away from one's working environment is, in a sense, to get away from one's self; and this is often the chief advantage of travel and change.
    (Charles Horton Cooley (1864-1929), U.S. sociologist. Human Nature and the Social Order, ch. 6 (1902).)
  • 29.
    Travelling is like flirting with life. It's like saying, "I would stay and love you, but I have to go; this is my station."
    (Lisa St. Aubin de Terán (b. 1953), British author. Off the Rails, ch. 2 (1989).)
  • 30.
    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).)
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