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Travel Quotes 46-50

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To the lover of wilderness, Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world.
John Muir

To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.
Aldous Huxley

Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.
Paul Theroux

Travel becomes a strategy for accumulating photographs.
Susan Sontag

Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection.
Lawrence Durrell

Travel Quotes 31-35

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The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes “sight-seeing.”
Daniel J. Boorstin

The trouble with travelling back later on is that you can never repeat the same experience.
Michael Palin

Travel is glamorous only in retrospect.
Paul Theroux

Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.
Francis Bacon

Travel Quotes 11-15

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Travel Quotes

Why, I’d like nothing better than to achieve some bold adventure, worthy of our trip.
Aristophanes

You define a good flight by negatives: you didn’t get hijacked, you didn’t crash, you didn’t throw up, you weren’t late, you weren’t nauseated by the food. So you are grateful.
Paul Theroux

Airplane travel is nature’s way of making you look like your passport photo.
Al Gore

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

Everyone carries his own inch rule of taste, and amuses himself by applying it, triumphantly, wherever he travels.
Henry B. Adams