Quotes by traveler

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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    He who is only a traveler learns things at second-hand and by the halves, and is poor authority. We are most interested when science reports what those men already know practically or instinctively, for that alone is a true humanity, or account of human experience.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    The world can doubtless never be well known by theory: practice is absolutely necessary; but surely it is of great use to a young man, before he sets out for that country, full of mazes, windings, and turnings, to have at least a general map of it, made by some experienced traveler.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    We worship not the Graces, nor the Parcae, but Fashion. She spins and weaves and cuts with full authority. The head monkey at Paris puts on a traveler's cap, and all the monkeys in America do the same.
  • Lao-Tzu
    Lao-Tzu
    Chinese philosopher +/- 600 BC
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    A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent upon arriving. A good artist lets his intuition lead him wherever it wants.
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
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    A traveler of taste will notice that the wise are polite all over the world, but the fool only at home.
  • Carlo Goldoni
    Carlo Goldoni
    Italian playwright and librettist 1707-1793
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    A wise traveler never depreciates their own country.
  • Ben Chaplin
    Ben Chaplin
    English actor, director and writer 1969-
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    Being an actor is well paid, but it's a bit like being a circus traveler.
  • Butch Trucks
    Butch Trucks
    American musician 1947-2017
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    Blues Traveler is hot, and Big Head Todd, the Screamin' Cheetah Wheelies - all of 'em.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    Every traveler has a home of his own, and he learns to appreciate it the more from his wandering.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    I'm not a teacher: only a fellow traveler of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead - ahead of myself as well as you.
  • Arthur Koestler
    Arthur Koestler
    Hungarian Born British Writer 1905-1983
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    If conquerors be regarded as the engine-drivers of History, then the conquerors of thought are perhaps the pointsmen who, less conspicuous to the traveler's eye, determine the direction of the journey.
  • Bill Brandt
    Bill Brandt
    British photographer and photojournalist 1904-1983
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    It is part of the photographer's job to see more intensely than most people do. He must have and keep in him something of the receptiveness of the child who looks at the world for the first time or of the traveler who enters a strange country.
    Source: Bill Brandt, behind the camera: photographs 1928-1983
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    Posterity will never survey a nobler grave than this: here lie the bones of Castlereagh: stop, traveler, and piss.
  • Bharati Mukherjee
    Bharati Mukherjee
    Indian American writer and professor 1940-2017
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    The traveler feels at home everywhere, because she is never at home anywhere.
  • Dhammapada
    Dhammapada
    collection of sayings of the Buddha in verse form
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    The traveler has reached the end of the journey! In the freedom of the infinite he is free from all sorrows, the fetters that bound him are thrown away, and the burning fever of life is no more.
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