Throughout history, there have been many things spoken which have remained in our collective memory and which undoubtedly constitute encouragement to travel.  Here are some of the most characteristic ones.


· “Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” Dalai Lama

· “A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving” Lao Tse

· “Ask yourself if what you are doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.” J. Brown

· “Tourists do not know where they have been. Travelers do not know where they are going.”  Paul Therox

· “Our destination is never a place, but rather a new way of looking at things.” Henry Miller

· “The only real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” Marcel Proust

· “A book, like a journey, starts with inquisitiveness and ends with melancholy.” José Vasconcelos

· “There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.” Robert Louis Stevenson

· “’A journey is best measured in friends, not in miles-” Tim Cahill

· “There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.” Nelson Mandela

· “Within twenty years you will regret the things you didn’t do more than those that you did.” Mark Twain


What do you think of these quotations? Do you agree with the sentiments?


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