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London is a roost for every bird.
Rome is the city of echoes, the city of illusions, and the city of yearning.
Giotto di Bondone
A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policing, and coercion are fruitless. We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us.
People who don't travel cannot have a global view, all they see is what's in front of them. Those people cannot accept new things because all they know is where they live.
To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.
Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.
I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go.
Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water.
W. C. Fields
In both business and personal life, I've always found that travel inspires me more than anything else I do. Evidence of the languages, cultures, scenery, food, and design sensibilities that I discover all over the world can be found in every piece of my jewelry.
Travelers repose and dream among my leaves.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
If all difficulties were known at the outset of a long journey, most of us would never start out at all.
In Italy, they add work and life on to food and wine.
I am not a great cook, I am not a great artist, but I love art, and I love food, so I am the perfect traveller.
Rome - the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems moving in funeral procession with strange ancestral images and trophies gathered from afar.
There comes a moment on a journey when something sweet, something irresistible and charming as wine raised to thirsty lips, wells up in the traveller's being.
To the lover of wilderness, Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world.
Just got back from a pleasure trip: I took my mother-in-law to the airport.
We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.
You develop a sympathy for all human beings when you travel a lot.
The trouble with travelling back later on is that you can never repeat the same experience.
You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectures and descriptions in the world.
A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher; but he who goes from country to country, guided by the blind impulse of curiosity, is a vagabond.
One travels to run away from routine, that dreadful routine that kills all imagination and all our capacity for enthusiasm.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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