Travellers Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 75 Quotes About Travellers

#1. Where else can bubble-gum hearts, the dream travellers, the serial killers, and the occasional guest-star from beyond the grave occupy the same space? - Author: Clive Barker
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#2. Fare forward, travellers! not escaping from the past
Into different lives, or into any future;
You are not the same people who left that station
Or who will arrive at any terminus,
While the narrowing rails slide together behind you. - Author: T. S. Eliot
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#3. The travellers crossed, beyond Milligaum, the fatal country so often stained with blood by the sectaries of the goddess Kali. - Author: Jules Verne
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#4. I will become the greatest, because all travellers have to be able to adapt. That quality, adaptability, is essential to that way of life. Not many boxers have it but I can adapt before a fight to the opponent, during the fight if necessary. - Author: Tyson Fury
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#5. Easy roads make sleepy travellers. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#6. Organised brigandage has ceased to exist, but murder and highway robbery are still far too common in the less frequented districts. Travellers rarely suffer to-day, however. It is the wealthy inhabitants who run risks at the hand of the mafia, or lawless Sicilian. - Author: Alec-Tweedie
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#7. Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember and remember more than I have seen. - Author: Benjamin Disraeli
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#8. We are all wanderers and travellers, refugees and pilgrims until we return once more to the stars. - Author: David Almond
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#9. If someone begins to sing, do not maintain eye contact. The general advice given to fellow travellers is thus: leg it. - Author: Ness Kingsley
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#10. We are like travellers using the cinders of a volcano to roast their eggs. Whilst we see that it always stands ready to clothe what we would say, we cannot avoid the question whether the characters are not significant of themselves. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#11. For one crazy moment he had the notion of a vanished tribe of librarians, lost in the deep underground caverns of the Bodleian, a wild and savage tribe that fed on unwary travellers. - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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#12. What we glean from travellers' vivid descriptions has a special charm; whatever is far off and suggestive excites our imagination; such pleasures tempt us far more than anything we may daily experience in the narrow circle of sedentary life. - Author: Alexander Von Humboldt
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#13. On Friday noon, July twentieth, 1714, the finest bridge in all Peru broke and precipitated five travellers into the gulf below. - Author: Thornton Wilder
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#14. I have nothing to tell except travellers' stories, which are always tiresome, like the description of a play which was very exciting to those who saw it. - Author: George Eliot
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#15. Travel at its truest is thus an ironic experience, and the best travellers ... seem to be those able to hold two or three inconsistent ideas in their minds at the same time, or able to regard themselves as at once serious persons and clowns. - Author: Paul Fussell
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#16. Languages are jealous sovereigns, and passports are rarely allowed for travellers to cross their strictly guarded borders. - Author: Rabindranath Tagore
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#17. Sri Lanka is an island that everyone loves at some level inside themselves. A very special island that travellers, from Sinbad to Marco Polo, dreamed about. A place where the contours of the land itself forms a kind of sinewy poetry. - Author: Romesh Gunesekera
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#18. But are not the dreams of poets and the tales of travellers notoriously false? - Author: H.P. Lovecraft
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#19. Travellers understand, instinctively and by experience, that travel and adventure change and elongate time, even while navigating the deadlines of airline and train departures. - Author: Paul Sheehan
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#20. The feet of labourers, pilgrims and explorers smoothed these stones. The stones were changed and the travellers were too. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#21. We feel surprise when travellers tell us of the vast dimensions of the Pyramids and other great ruins, but how utterly insignificant are the greatest of these, when compared to these mountains of stone accumulated by the agency of various minute and tender animals! - Author: Charles Darwin
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#22. We tax air passengers like cigarettes and alcohol - we impose sin taxes on travellers. - Author: Gordon Bethune
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#23. We travellers are in very hard circumstances. If we say nothing but what has been said before us, we are dull and have observed nothing. If we tell anything new, we are laughed at as fabulous and romantic. - Author: Mary Wortley Montagu
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#24. The beauty of a house by the lake side in the middle of wilderness can best be appreciated not by those who permanently live in the house but by the travellers passing by! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#25. The road to ruin is always in good repair, and the travellers pay the expense of it. - Author: Josh Billings
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#26. If the book is second-hand, I leave all its markings intact, the spoor of previous readers, fellow-travellers who have recorded their passage by means of scribbled comments, a name on the fly-leaf, a bus ticket to mark a certain page. - Author: Alberto Manguel
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#27. When I am about to embark on a difficult journey, I comfort myself by reading the accounts of the great nineteenth-century travellers, men like Stanley, Burton, Speke, Burckhardt and Barth. - Author: Tahir Shah
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#28. Your lives be as full and happy as ours,and may the seasons be kind to you and your friends. The door of our Abbey is always open to any travellers roaming the dusty path between the woodlands and the plains. - Author: Brian Jacques
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#29. Maria didn't fear the sea but, as taught by her father, she respected its power. In her experience the ocean had no intent to drown travellers. - Author: Sara Sheridan
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#30. Honest, wholesome structures do not stare at travellers so slyly and hauntingly, - Author: H.P. Lovecraft
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#31. You think of travellers as bold, but our guilty secret is that travel is one of the laziest ways on earth of passing the time. - Author: Paul Theroux
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#32. Certain travellers give the impression that they keep moving because only then do they feel fully alive. - Author: Ella Maillart
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#33. We have all become wayfarers and travellers marching on and on ... Yet,for those who can adapt themselves to this continuous journeying,there is no regret and they would not have it otherwise.A reture to the dull uneventful past is unthinkable. - Author: Jawaharlal Nehru
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#34. Solitary people make the best travellers - Author: Paul Theroux
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#35. And travellers, now, within that valley,
Through the red-litten windows see
Vast forms, that move fantastically
To a discordant melody,
While, like a ghastly rapid river,
Through the pale door
A hideous throng rush out forever
And laugh - but smile no more. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#36. I'm not a Little Englander. Historically, British people have always been travellers. I look in the world as one place. You have to think in a global sense. Cinema is a global endeavour. My roots are in England but my endeavours are worldwide. - Author: Jeremy Thomas
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#37. It was that depressing time in the early morning where the only people about were milkmen, police officers- and time travellers. - Author: Jacqueline Rayner
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#38. There is nothing which for my part I like better, Cephalus, than conversing with aged men; for I regard them as travellers who have gone a journey which I too may have to go, and of whom I ought to inquire, whether the way is smooth and easy, or rugged and difficult. - Author: Plato
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#39. Travellers, like poets, are mostly an angry race: by falling into a daily fit of passion, I proved to the governor and his son, who were profuse in their attentions, that I was in earnest. - Author: Richard Francis Burton
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#40. Tell me, O muse, of travellers far and wide - Author: Homer
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#41. I think some of the best modern writing comes now from travellers. - Author: Michael Palin
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#42. The most amazing travellers were to humble to write about it - Author: Guido Colombo
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#43. European travellers find the Japanese a smiling race. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#44. Travelling, one accepts everything; indignation stays at home. One looks, one listens, one is roused to enthusiasm by the most dreadful things because they are new. Good travellers are heartless. - Author: Elias Canetti
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#45. There's no way that I could have known about a 72-oz. steak challenge in Amarillo unless thousands upon thousands of locals and travellers alike had attempted it. I guess if 'Man V Food' is me paying homage to these legends, then I suppose 'Man V Food Nation' is the legacy. - Author: Adam Richman
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#46. We are travellers in each other's lives, carried down the paths of time, touching here and there in strange moments of intimacy. And the intersections, where the paths meet, give meaning to it all, mark the paths with light and shade. - Author: Jenny M. Jones
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#47. I cannot assume emotions I do not feel, and must describe Jerusalem as I found it. Since being here, I have read the accounts of several travellers, and in many cases the devotional rhapsodies - the ecstacies of awe and reverence - in which they indulge, strike me as forced and affected. - Author: Bayard Taylor
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#48. Lesson one in time travel, Thursday. First of all, we are all time travellers. The vast majority of us manage only one day per day. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#49. In a television interview, I said that diversity in our children's books should include the adventures of disabled children, travellers and gipsies, LGBT teens, different cultures, classes, colours, religions. It shouldn't be a token gesture, nor do such stories need to be 'issue-based'. - Author: Malorie Blackman
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#50. I don't much enjoy travelling, but I have always longed to take a slow train to Russia. I'd like to go alone - like writers do - with only a pencil and piece of paper as company. I'd take my sketchbook and note down all the wonderful details of other travellers. - Author: Jane Birkin
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#51. Let us not only scatter benefits, but even strew flowers for our fellow-travellers, in the rugged ways of this wretched world. - Author: Lord Chesterfield
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#52. Your natural inclination is to preach and to warn other travellers of snags in the path, but isn't it better to signal to them some of the joys by the way which they might otherwise miss? - Author: Robert Baden-Powell
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#53. In general, it is the people who are left behind stationary, who give way to low spirits at any parting; the travellers, however bitterly they may feel the separation, find something in the change of scene to soften regret in the very first hour of separation. - Author: Elizabeth Gaskell
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#54. As travellers through time, we are burdened with the stone in our shoe that tells us to stop running, to pause and take stock before we stumble and fall. We should make time to savour the quality of our lives before it's too late. - Author: Fennel Hudson
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#55. They were both overwhelmed by the sudden flatness that comes over American travellers in quiet foreign places. No stimuli worked upon them, no voices called them from without, no fragments of their own thoughts came suddenly from the minds of others. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#56. My parents took me around the world when I was young, so I caught the bug. Every person is different when he travels, and every travellers' story is uniquely his own. - Author: Dhani Jones
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#57. Travellers with closed minds can tell us little except about themselves - Author: Chinua Achebe
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#58. They say the sky is the same everywhere. Travellers, the shipwrecked, exiles, and the dying draw comfort from the thought[.] - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#59. All travellers who had preceded me into the Barren Grounds had relied on the abundant game, and in consequence suffered dreadful hardships; in some cases even starved to death. - Author: Ernest Thompson Seton
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#60. It is the privilege of tale-tellers to open their story in an inn, the free rendezvous of all travellers, and where the humour of each displays itself, without ceremony or restraint. - Author: Walter Scott
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#61. Some travellers tell us that an Indian had no name given him at first, but earned it, and his name was his fame; and among some tribes he acquired a new name with every new exploit. It is pitiful when a man bears a name for convenience merely, who has earned neither name nor fame - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#62. All things on earth point home in old October; sailors to sea, travellers to walls and fences, hunters to field and hollow and the long voice of the hounds, the lover to the love he has forsaken. - Author: Thomas Wolfe
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#63. Whenever he started a book with two solitary travellers riding along the brink of a desperate ravine he knew he was safe. The - Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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#64. The vast concourse of people who had assembled to witness the triumphant arrival of the successful travellers was of the lowest orders of mechanics and artisans, among whom great distress and a dangerous spirit of discontent with the government at that time prevailed. - Author: Fanny Kemble
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#65. The warm days of Firestreak are usually good for travellers in the world of Amarillia. - Author: Ian Livingstone
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#66. It is right to prefer our own country to all others, because we are children and citizens before we can be travellers or philosophers. - Author: George Santayana
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#67. The region west of the Mississippi continued in the popular mind to be a strange land for which the reports of explorers and travellers did the work of fiction, and Cooper's Prairie had few followers. - Author: Carl Clinton Van Doren
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#68. [Drawing should be] a journey of pleasure. Each step must present to the travellers' view objects that are eminently interesting, varied in their appearances, and attracting to such a degree as to excite in each individual thus happily employed the desire of knowing all respecting all he sees. - Author: John James Audubon
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#69. Travellers are just commuters with a wider perspective. - Author: William G. Taylor
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#70. When I started the business, only banks operated at airports, only banks issued travellers' cheques, only banks issued international payments, only banks serviced their own branch networks. - Author: Lloyd Dorfman
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#71. It has also been the peculiar lot of our country to be visited by the worst kind of English travellers. - Author: Washington Irving
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#72. Tourists went on holidays while travellers did something else. They travelled. - Author: Alex Garland
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#73. A journey never ends. Only the travellers end. - Author: Jose Saramago
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#74. Travellers ne'er did lie,
Though fools at home condemn 'em.

-Antonio - Author: William Shakespeare
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#75. Now, I will drink no German beer. The white wine of the country, with a little soda-water; perhaps occasionally a glass of Ems or potash. But beer, never - or, at all events, hardly ever." It is a good and useful resolution, which I recommend to all travellers. I - Author: Jerome K. Jerome
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