Mark Twain Page

“A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.”

- Mark Twain

Source/Notes: Attributed. Variation: "A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.". Also attributed to Winston Churchill
Maya Angelou Page

“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.”

- Maya Angelou

Source/Notes: Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now (1993) p. 12.
Mark Twain Page

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.”

- Mark Twain

Source/Notes: Conclusion - The Innocents Abroad (1869)
Mark Twain Page

“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

Source/Notes: Tom Sawyer Abroad (1894)
Joseph Campbell Page

“Furthermore, we have not even to risk the journey alone; for the heroes of all time have gone before us; the labyrinth is thoroughly known; we have only to follow the thread of the hero-path. And where we had thought to find an abomination, we shall find a god; where we had thought to slay another, we shall slay ourselves; where we had thought to travel outward, we shall come to the center of our own existence; where we had thought to be alone, we shall be with all the world.”

- Joseph Campbell


Anais Nin Page

“We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.”

- Anais Nin

Dhammapada Page

“Travel only with thy equals or thy betters; if there are none, travel alone.”

- Dhammapada

Omar Khayyam Page

“Strange, is it not? that of the myriads who Before us pass'd the door of Darkness through, Not one returns to tell us of the Road, Which to discover we must travel too.”

- Omar Khayyam

Source/Notes: The Rubaiyat (1120)
Rosalia de Castro Page

“I see my path, but I don't know where it leads. Not knowing where I'm going is what inspires me to travel it.”

- Rosalia de Castro

Blaise Pascal Page

“We would never travel on the sea if we had no hope of telling about it later... We lose our lives with joy provided people talk about it... Even philosophers wish for admirers.”

- Blaise Pascal

Source/Notes: Pensées (1669)


Francis Bacon Page

“Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience. He that traveleth into a country before he hath some entrance into the language, goeth to school, and not to travel.”

- Francis Bacon

Source/Notes: Of Travel. - Essays (1625)
Anthony Bourdain Page

“If you're twenty-two, physically fit, hungry to learn and be better, I urge you to travel – as far and as widely as possible. Sleep on floor if you have to. Find out how other people live and eat and cook. Learn from them – wherever you go.”

- Anthony Bourdain

Source/Notes: From Medium Raw
Chief Joseph Page

“Let me be a free man, free to travel, free to stop, free to work, free to trade where I choose, free to choose my own teachers, free to follow the religion of my fathers, free to talk, think and act for myself — and I will obey every law or submit to the penalty.”

- Chief Joseph

Source/Notes: Lincoln Hall Speech (1879)
Dorothy Parker Page

“Travel, trouble, music, art, A kiss, a frock, a rhyme, — I never said they feed my heart, But still, they pass my time.”

- Dorothy Parker

Josh Billings Page

“To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself once in a while.”

- Josh Billings

Source/Notes: Josh Billings' Farmer's Allminax for the Years ... (1871 edition)


Leonardo DiCaprio Page

“I get a friend to travel with me... I need somebody to bring me back to who I am. It's hard to be alone.”

- Leonardo DiCaprio

Danny Kaye Page

“To travel is to take a journey into yourself.”

- Danny Kaye