Favorite Quotes



  • “Stuff your eyes with wonder. Live as if you'd drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories. Ask no guarantees, ask for no security, there never was such an animal. And if there were, it would be related to the great sloth which hangs upside down in a tree all day every day, sleeping its life away. To hell with that. Shake the tree and knock the great sloth down on his ass.”
    ~ Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451
  • "Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication." 
    ~ Leonardo da Vinci
  • "True love cannot be found where it truly does not exist, nor can it be hidden where it truly does." 
    ~ Fran├žois de la Rochefoucauld
  • "Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness." 
    ~ Mark Twain
  • "Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you ought to set up a life you don't need to escape from." 
    ~ Seth Godin, Tribes
  • "Memento Vivere" (Remember To Live)
  • "I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ." 
    ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  • "There is more credit and satisfaction in being a first-rate truck driver than a tenth-rate executive." 
    ~ B.C. Forbes (Founder of Forbes Magazine)
  • "Hell really is other people." 
    ~ Danielle Cantor
  • "There is no sincerer love than the love of food." 
    ~ George Bernard Shaw
  • "Life is either a daring adventure or nothing." 
    ~ Helen Keller
  • "A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving." 
    ~ Lao Tzu
  • "The world is a book, and those who do not travel, read only a page." 
    ~ St. Augustine
  • "Experience, travel - these are an education in themselves."
    ~ Euripedes
  • "If you can't annoy someone, there's little point in writing."
    ~ Kingsley Amis
  • "Only when the last tree has died & the last river has been poisoned and 
    the last fish has been caught will we realize that we cannot eat money." 
    ~ Cree Indian Prophecy
  • "Everyone sees what you appear to be, few touch what you are." 
    ~ Machiavelli, The Prince
  • "I need this wild life, this freedom." 
    ~ Zane Grey
  • "Keep not standing fixed and rooted. Briskly venture, briskly roam." 
    ~ Goethe
  • "Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living." 
    ~ Miriam Beard
  • "A mountain keeps an echo deep inside itself. That's how I hold your voice." 
    ~ Mawlana Jalal-al-Din Rumi
  • "Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along." 
    ~ Mawlana Jalal-al-Din Rumi
  • "To know what you prefer, instead of humbly saying "Amen" to what this 
    world tells you you ought to prefer, is to keep your soul alive." 
    ~ Henri Matisse
  • "If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished?" 
    ~ Mawlana Jalal-al-Din Rumi
  • "Only the dead fish swim with the stream all of the time." 
    ~ Linda Ellerbee

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