Words To Travel By

“Buy the ticket, take the ride.”  -Hunter S. Thompson

“Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go.  But no matter, the road is life.” -Jack Kerouac, On The Road

“When someone is seeking, it happens quite easily that he sees only the thing that he is seeking; that he is unable to find anything, unable to absorb anything, because he is only thinking of the thing he is seeking, because he has a goal, because he is obsessed with his goal. Seeking means: to have a goal; but finding means: to be free, to be receptive, to have no goal.”  –Siddhartha

“To put it into so many words, to define it, was to limit it.”  – Tom Wolfe, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

“If our lives are dominated by a search for happiness, then perhaps few activities reveal as much about the dynamics of this quest-in all its ardour and paradoxes-than our travels.”  – Alain de Botton, The Art of Travel

“What we have in common with others can loom larger than what separates us.”  – Alain de Botton, The Art of Travel

2 thoughts on “Words To Travel By

  1. i loove quotesss.

    “In his pursuit of the dream, he was being constantly subjected to tests of his persistence and courage. So he could not be hasty, nor impatient. If he pushed forward impulsively, he would fail to see the signs and omens left along his path.” – Paulo Coehlo, The Alchemist

    “‘He wasn’t satisfied, where he was?’ said the little prince. ‘No one is ever satisfied where he is,’ said the the switchman.” – The Little Prince

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