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

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

Related topics: Travel

Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
- Aldous Huxley

Experience is not what happens to a man.
It is what a man does with what happens to him.
- Aldous Huxley

My father considered a walk among the mountains
as the equivalent of churchgoing.
- Aldous Huxley

 

Technological progress has merely provided us with
more efficient means for going backwards.
- Aldous Huxley

The more powerful and original a mind,
the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.
- Aldous Huxley

To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.
- Aldous Huxley

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Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned
by that which charmed their fathers.
- Aldous Huxley

Beauty is worse than wine, it intoxicates both the holder and beholder.
- Aldous Huxley

After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing
the inexpressible is music.
- Aldous Huxley

Experience teaches only the teachable.
- Aldous Huxley

Dream in a pragmatic way.
- Aldous Huxley

I did not wish to take a cabin passage,
but rather to go before the mast
and on the deck of the world,
for there I could best see
the moonlight amid the mountains.
I do not wish to go below now.
- Henry David Thoreau

The traveler sees what he sees,
the tourist sees what he has come to see.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful,
we must carry it with us or we find it not.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

People travel to wonder at the height of mountains,
at the huge waves of the sea,
at the long courses of rivers,
at the vast compass of the ocean,
at the circular motion of the stars;
and they pass by themselves without wondering.
- St. Augustine

It is better to travel well than to arrive.
- The Buddha

We travel, some of us forever, to seek
other states, other lives, other souls.
- Anais Nin

Travel teaches toleration.
- Benjamin Disraeli

To travel is to take a journey into yourself.
- Danny Kaye

Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection.
- Lawrence Durrell

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.
- Jan Morris

We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.
- Hilaire Belloc

Certainly, 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

In America there are two classes of travel -
first class,
and with children.
- Robert Benchley

My parents and my grandfather on my mom's side would travel the earth.
They went to Australia and China, and they went to
probably every soccer game I ever played.
- Brandi Chastain

The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description;
one must travel through it one's self to be acquainted with it.
- Lord Chesterfield

The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
- Saint Augustine

The hardest part is to travel, and to be away from your family.
- Glenn Tipton

It is not fit that every man should travel;
it makes a wise man better,
and a fool worse.
- William Hazlitt

Travel becomes a strategy for accumulating photographs.
- Susan Sontag

Traveling is seeing; it is the implicit that we travel by.
- Cynthia Ozick

Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by moments of stark terror.
- Al Boliska

If you travel first class, you think first class and
you are more likely to play first class.
- Ray Floyd

Our deeds still travel with us from afar,
and what we have been makes us what we are.
- George Eliot

I travel not to go anywhere, but to go.
I travel for travel's sake.
The great affair is to move.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until
he comes home and rests his head on his old,
familiar pillow.
- Lin Yutang

Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look
like your passport photo.
- Al Gore

Well excuse me - we've got something
a little unusual going on here -
time travel, parallel universes,
or just a little common ordinary insanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My wife and I have so much fun when we travel and find anything...
like stray cats and squirrels.
- Eric Roberts

I never saw a discontented tree.
They grip the ground as though they liked it,
and though fast rooted, they travel about as far as we do.
- John Muir

In both business and personal life, I've always found
that travel inspires me more than anything else I do.
Evidence of the languages, cultures,
scenery,
food, and design sensibilities that I discover all
over the world can be found in every piece of my jewelry.
- Ivanka Trump

Pain is a difficult companion. There's no getting around that.
But, if pain is to be a companion, searching and discovering
your own best ways to travel with that pain
will lead you to the joy that you long to have.
They are your paths, your ways and while my experience
and the experiences of others may inspire you,
ultimately it will be the choices you discover
and make for yourself that lead you to certain joy
in the midst of your challenges.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Travel is glamorous only in retrospect.
- Paul Theroux

Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education;
in the elder,
a part of experience.
- Francis Bacon

The time to enjoy a European trip is about three weeks after unpacking.
- George Ade

He travels the fastest who travels alone.
- Rudyard Kipling

You define a good flight by negatives:
you didn't get hijacked,
you didn't crash, you didn't throw up,
you weren't late, you weren't nauseated by the food.
So you are grateful.
- Paul Theroux

I think a major element of jetlag is psychological.
Nobody ever tells me what time it is at home.
- David Attenborough

I love short trips to New York; to me it is the finest three-day town on earth.
- James Cameron

Traveling, you realize that differences are lost:
each city takes to resembling all cities,
places exchange their form, order, distances,
a shapeless dust cloud invades the continents.
- Italo Calvino

Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.
- Ernest Hemingway

I never make a trip to the United States without visiting a supermarket.
To me they are more fascinating than any fashion salon.
- Wallis Simpson

Traveling is the ruin of all happiness!
There's no looking at a building after seeing Italy.
- Fanny Burney

I've always enjoyed traveling and having experience
with different cultures and different people.
But it's also a wonderful thing to be able to benefit and enable research,
not only in our country but around the world.
- Laurel Clark

On long haul flights I always drink loads and loads
of water and eat light and healthy food.
- Lisa Snowdon

Just got back from a pleasure trip: I took my mother-in-law to the airport.
- Henny Youngman

Travelling expands the mind rarely.
- Hans Christian Andersen

Tourists don't know where they've been,
travelers don't know where they're going.
- Paul Theroux

What does it mean to pre-board? Do you get on before you get on?
- George Carlin

One travels more usefully when alone,
because he reflects more.
- Thomas Jefferson

You get educated by traveling.
- Solange Knowles

No matter where I've been overseas, the food stinks,
except in Italy.
- Carmen Electra

I get pretty much all the exercise I need walking down
airport concourses carrying bags.
- Guy Clark

Travelers repose and dream among my leaves.
- William Blake

Reminds me of my safari in Africa.
Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days
we had to live on nothing but food and water.
- W. C. Fields

A wise traveler never despises his own country.
- William Hazlitt

When I'm in London I do have the convenience of being
close to St James Park which is also good for me because
it gives me an excuse to get out and get some much needed exercise!
- David Blunkett

When I go on Japanese Airlines, I really love it because I like Japanese food.
- Phil Collins

A man travels the world in search of what he needs
and returns home to find it.
- George Edward Moore

When the traveler goes alone he gets acquainted with himself.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey


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