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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher; but he who goes from country to country, guided by the blind impulse of curiosity, is a vagabond.
~ Oliver Goldsmith - [Travel and Tourism]

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A wise traveler never depreciates their own country.
~ Carlo Goldoni - [Travel and Tourism]

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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. For the most part, only the light characters travel. Who are you that have no task to keep you at home?
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson - [Travel and Tourism]

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I would like to spend my whole life traveling, if I could borrow another life to spend at home.
~ William Hazlitt - [Travel and Tourism]

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It would be nice to travel if you knew where you were going and where you would live at the end or do we ever know, do we ever live where we live, we're always in other places, lost, like sheep.
~ Janet Frame - [Travel and Tourism]

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Journeys, like artists, are born and not made. A thousand differing circumstances contribute to them, few of them willed or determined by the will --whatever we may think.
~ Lawrence Durrell - [Travel and Tourism]

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Life is a journey that must be traveled no matter how bad the roads and accommodations.
~ Oliver Goldsmith - [Travel and Tourism]

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No man should travel until he has learned the language of the country he visits. Otherwise he voluntarily makes himself a great baby-so helpless and so ridiculous.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson - [Travel and Tourism]

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Of journeying the benefits are many: the freshness it bringeth to the heart, the seeing and hearing of marvelous things, the delight of beholding new cities, the meeting of unknown friends, and the learning of high manners.
~ Sadi, Gulistan - [Travel and Tourism]

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Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away early to the tropics, and is at home with palms and banyans --which is nourished on books of travel, and stretches the theatre of its imagination to the Zambesi.
~ George Eliot - [Travel and Tourism]

 

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