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    To take a journey of a thousand miles, you have to begin with the first step from the place where you stand; the romantic description of the journey and the things the body sees on the way and the description of the scenery are of no use unless you lift your foot and take the first step.

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    To the sick the doctors wisely recommend a change of air and scenery.

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

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    To travel a circle is to journey over the same ground time and time again. To travel a circle wisely is to journey over the same ground for the first time. In this way, the ordinary becomes extraordinary, and the circle, a path to where you wish to be. And when you notice at last that the path has circled back into itself, you realize that where you wish to be is where you have already been ... and always were.

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    To travel is to possess the world

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    Tourists moved over the piazza like drugged insects on a painted plate.

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    To visit a new country for the first time is great fun; but it is even greater fun to introduce somebody else to a country that you know.

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    Travel and society polish one, but a rolling stone gathers no moss, and a little moss is a good thing on a man.

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    Travelers must be content.

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    Travel has been stepped up to such a speed that one can have dinner in New York and indigestion in Madrid.

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    Travel at its truest is thus an ironic experience, and the best travellers . . . seem to be those able to hold two or three inconsistent ideas in their minds at the same time, or able to regard themselves as at once serious persons and clowns.

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    Travel can also be the spirit of adventure somewhat tamed, for those who desire to do something they are a bit afraid of.

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    Travelers find virtue in a seeming minority in all other countries, and forget that they have left it in a minority at home.

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    Travel gives me the opportunity to walk through the sectors of cities where one can clearly see the passage of time.

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    Traveling by motor is just one situation after another. ... No matter what happens, don't scream; a scream at the wrong moment has often been known to cause a stall.

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    Travelers never did lie, though fools at home condemn them.

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    Travel in all the four quarters of the earth, you will find nothing (no true religion) anywhere. Whatever there is, is only here (i .e . in one 's own heart.)

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    Traveling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends

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    Traveling isn't something you're good at. It's something you do. Like breathing.

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    Travel is a ceaseless fount of surface education, But its wisdom will be simply superficial, if thou add not thoughts to things.

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    Travel itself is part of some longer continuity.

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    Travel, which was once either a necessity or an adventure, has become very largely a commodity, and from all sides we are persuaded into thinking that it is a social requirement, too.

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    Traveling in Europe made me understand that America has an island mentality: No one exists except us. There's a whole other world out there, but most Americans - all they know is America, the marketing plan.

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    Traveling is, and has always been, more popular than the traveler.

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    Traveling takes the ink out of one's pen as well as the cash out of one's purse.

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    Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind.

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    Travel is similar to therapy. You can go to the best psychologist in the world for ten years. If you don't feel like actively shifting anything in your life, there is nothing that person can do to change you.

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    Travel is the most private of pleasures. There is no greater bore than the travel bore. We do not in the least want to hear what he has seen in Hong-Kong.

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    Travel is very subjective. What one person loves, another loathes.

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    Travelling carries me to the surface, away from the deeps of home-thoughts.

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    Travel makes all men countrymen, makes people noblemen and kings, every man tasting of liberty and dominion.

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

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    Traveling is not something you are good at. It is something you do. Like breathing.

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    Traveling is so complicated. There are so many people everywhere. I make my best journeys on my couch.

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    Travel is seeking the lost paradise. It is the supreme illusion of love.

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    Travel' is the name of a modern disease which became rampant in themid-fifties and is still spreading. The disease - its scientific name is travelitis furiosus - is carried by a germ called prosperity.

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    Travel works best when you're forced to come to terms with the place you're in.

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    Traveling - it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.

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    Traveling together is a great test, which has damaged many friendships and even honeymoons, and some people such as [Thomas] Gray and Horace Walpole, never feel quite the same to one another again, and it is nobody's fault, as one knows if one listens to the stories of both, though it seems to be some people's fault more than others.

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    Travel is only glamorous in retrospect.

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    Travelling, gentlemen, is medieval, today we have means of communication, not to speak of tomorrow and the day after, means of communication that bring the world into our homes, to travel from one place to another is atavistic.

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    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.

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    Travelling, I worry about luggage, prices, and strange food. At home, I am free to broaden my mind by thinking about the higher things.

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    Travelling's not something you're good at. It's something you do. Like breathing. You can't work too much at it, or it feels like work. You have to surrender yourself to the chaos. To the accidents.

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    Try and travel with the eyes of the spirit wide open, and not too much factual information. To tune in, without reverence, idly -- but with real inward attention. It is to be had for the feeling, that mysterious sense of rapport, of identity with the ground. You can extract the essence of a place once you know how. If you just get as still as a needle you'll be there.

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    Using a camera appeases the anxiety which the work-driven feel about not working when they are on vacation and supposed to be having fun. They have something to do that is like a friendly imitation of work: they can take pictures.

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    Uncontrolled, the hunger and thirst after God may become an obstacle, cutting off the soul from what it desires. If a man would travel far along the mystic road, he must learn to desire God intensely but in stillness, passively and yet with all his heart and mind and strength.

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    Until 1914 I loved to travel; I often went to Italy and once spent a few months in India. Since then I have almost entirely abandoned travelling, and I have not been outside of Switzerland for over ten years.

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    Wake up and ponder the future

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    Voyagers discover that the world can never be larger than the person that is in the world; but it is impossible to foresee this, it is impossible to be warned.