Thoughts on travel

Do you agree with any of the following quotes related to travel?
(If you'd like to add your own observations, post a comment below.)

He who would travel happily must travel light.
(Antoine de Saint-Exupery)

Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel from coast to coast without seeing anything.
(Charles Kuralt)

A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it. (George Moore)

The saying "Getting there is half the fun" became obsolete with the advent of commercial airlines.
(Henry J. Tillman)

Travel is only glamorous in retrospect.
(Paul Theroux)

Everywhere I go I find a poet has been there before me.
(Sigmund Freud)

These are from Michael and Laura Moncur's interesting quotations website:


1 comment:

  1. Here's another quote from a famous traveler:

    "For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move."

    -Robert Louis Stevenson (as quoted in CAA magazine)