Quotations About / On: TRAVEL

  • 21.
    The travel writer seeks the world we have lost—the 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).)
  • 22.
    Travel is glamorous only in retrospect.
    (Paul Theroux (b. 1941), U.S. novelist, travel writer. quoted in Observer (London, Oct. 7, 1979).)
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  • 23.
    Evil counsel travels fast.
    (Sophocles (497-406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Fragments, l. 714.)
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  • 24.
    A man may travel fast enough and earn his living on the road.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 1, p. 324, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 25.
    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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  • 26.
    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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  • 27.
    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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  • 28.
    Death is a door we all travel through. Unfortunately, its only one way.
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  • 29.
    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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  • 30.
    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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