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Travellers on travelling – good travel quotes

Too often travel, instead of broadening the mind, merely lengthens the conversation.

– Elizabeth Drew

Calangute Beach, Goa
Calangute Beach, Goa

The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.

– St. Augustine

The Ganga near Rishikesh
The Ganga near Rishikesh

I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.

– Robert Louis Stevenson

Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh
Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh

When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money.

– Susan Heller

View of the snow-capped peaks from Manali in Himachal Pradesh
View of the snow-capped peaks from Manali in Himachal Pradesh

I think that travel comes from some deep urge to see the world, like the urge that brings up a worm in an Irish bog to see the moon when it is full.

– Lord Dunsany

Enroute Sarahan in Himachal Pradesh
Enroute Sarahan in Himachal Pradesh

A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.

– Lao Tzu

Bhima Kali Temple in Sarahan in Himachal Pradesh
Bhima Kali Temple in Sarahan in Himachal Pradesh

Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe.

– Anatole France

One of the many hot water springs of Manikaran in Himachal Pradesh
One of the many hot water springs of Manikaran in Himachal Pradesh

No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.

– Lin Yutang

View of the Bhimtaal in Uttaranchal
View of the Bhimtaal in Uttaranchal

Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.

– Seneca

Puppies for sale at Chatuchak market in Bangkok
Puppies for sale at Chatuchak market in Bangkok

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

A sign at Ambience Garden Resort enroute Lansdowne
A sign at Ambience Garden Resort enroute Lansdowne

It is not down in any map; true places never are.

– Herman Melville

Anjuna Beach, Goa
Anjuna Beach, Goa

What you’ve done becomes the judge of what you’re going to do – especially in other people’s minds. When you’re traveling, you are what you are right there and then. People don’t have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road.

– William Least Heat Moon, Blue Highways

The Golf Club at Raniketh in Uttaranchal
The Golf Club at Raniketh in Uttaranchal

The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one’s own country as a foreign land.

– G.K. Chesterton

Oh De(a)r it's a typo: The signage should read Deer Park
Oh De(a)r it’s a typo: The signage should read Deer Park

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

PICTURE PERFECT: On a rainy day in Kufri in Himachal Pradesh
PICTURE PERFECT: On a rainy day in Kufri in Himachal Pradesh

And that’s the wonderful thing about family travel: it provides you with experiences that will remain locked forever in the scar tissue of your mind.

– Dave Barry

Golden Temple in Amritsar, Punjab
Golden Temple in Amritsar, Punjab

Travelers never think that they are the foreigners.

– Mason Cooley

One of the gates in Harvard University
One of the gates in Harvard University

Most travel is best of all in the anticipation or the remembering; the reality has more to do with losing your luggage.

– Regina Nadelson

Jal Mahal in Jaipur, Rajasthan
Jal Mahal in Jaipur, Rajasthan

I soon realized that no journey carries one far unless, as it extends into the world around us, it goes an equal distance into the world within.

– Lillian Smith

Khajjiar near Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh
Khajjiar near Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh

Half the fun of the travel is the esthetic of lostness.

– Ray Bradbury

THE TWISTS AND TURNS: Enroute Dhanolti
THE TWISTS AND TURNS: Enroute Dhanolti

I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.

– Mark Twain

If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay home.

– James Michener

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.

– Mark Twain

I dislike feeling at home when I am abroad.

– George Bernard Shaw

I travel a lot; I hate having my life disrupted by routine.

– Caskie Stinnett

A passport, as I’m sure you know, is a document that one shows to government officials whenever one reaches a border between countries, so the officials can learn who you are, where you were born, and how you look when photographed unflatteringly.

– Lemony Snicket

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

– Aldous Huxley

The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.

– G.K. Chesterton

We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.

– Hilaire Belloc

Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.

– Benjamin Disraeli

The most important trip you may take in life is meeting people halfway.

– Henry Boye

Dhruv Baruah

Journalist by profession till he became a freelance-writer/co-host of Katie's Abode, Hartola.

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