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Travel And Tourism Quotes

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

Author: Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

Journeys, like artists, are born and not made. A thousand differing circumstances contribute to them, few of them willed or determined by the will --whatever we may think.

Author: Lawrence Durrell (1912-1990)

Profession: British Author

Sailing round the world in a dirty gondola oh, to be back in the land of Coca-Cola!

Author: Bob Dylan (1941)

Profession: American Musician, Singer, Songwriter

Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away early to the tropics, and is at home with palms and banyans --which is nourished on books of travel, and stretches the theatre of its imagination to the Zambesi.

Author: George Eliot (1819-1880)

Profession: British Novelist

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

No man should travel until he has learned the language of the country he visits. Otherwise he voluntarily makes himself a great baby-so helpless and so ridiculous.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

I am not much an advocate for traveling, and I observe that men run away to other countries because they are not good in their own, and run back to their own because they pass for nothing in the new places. For the most part, only the light characters travel. Who are you that have no task to keep you at home?

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

Traveling is a fool's paradise. Our first journeys discover to us the indifference of places.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

Travel is a fools paradise.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

The average tourist wants to go to places where there are no tourists.

Author: Sam Ewing

Profession:

It would be nice to travel if you knew where you were going and where you would live at the end or do we ever know, do we ever live where we live, we're always in other places, lost, like sheep.

Author: Janet Frame (1924)

Profession: New Zealand Novelist, Poet

Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse

Author: Thomas Fuller (1608-1661)

Profession: British Clergyman, Author

The fool wanders, a wise man travels.

Author: Thomas Fuller (1608-1661)

Profession: British Clergyman, Author

Traveling is like gambling: it is always connected with winning and losing, and generally where it is least expected we receive, more or less than what we hoped for.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

A wise traveler never depreciates their own country.

Author: Carlo Goldoni (1707-1793)

Profession: Italian Playwright