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"A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it." ~ John Steinbeck

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All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to improve his own. And if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it. ~ Samuel Johnson

For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

Every perfect traveler always creates the country where he travels. ~ Nikos Kazantzakis

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. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Human beings are more alike than unalike, and what is true anywhere is true everywhere, yet I encourage travel to as many destinations as possible for the sake of education as well as pleasure. ~ Maya Angelou

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 we are always arriving and departing, it is also true that we are eternally anchored. One's destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things. ~ Henry Miller

It's very far away/It takes about a half a day to get there/ If we travel by--dragonfly. ~ Jimi Hendrix

When to arrive at the airport?: You should be at the airport already. ~ Dave Barry, Knight Ridder Tribune, 7/3/04

Travel gives a character of experience to our knowledge, and brings the figures on the tablet of memory into strong relief. ~ Henry Tuckerman, Dictionary of Thoughts

Wouldn’t it be wonderful. I thought, if instead of turning back we could just…keep forging on? ~ Seth Stevenson, Grounded

I've always loved traveling because it varies the decor of my life. Monotony engenders boredom and I have never been bored in my life. ~ Erté

To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive, and the true success is to labor. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson, El Dorado

Excuse my wandering. ~ Jalaluddin Rumi, Book of Love

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