Quotations About / On:
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.)
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).)
To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive.
(Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894), Scottish novelist, essayist, poet. Virginibus Puerisque, "El Dorado," (1881).)
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...
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).)
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).)
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).)
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).)
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).)
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).)