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Family Travel Inspiration: 25 Quotes

By  Lynn O'Rourke Hayes   

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“I am a passionate traveler, and from the time I was a child, travel formed me as much as my formal education.”

—David Rockefeller

“Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.”

—Mark Twain  

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.”

 — Saint Augustine

“Love is the food of life. Travel, the dessert.”  - Unknown  

“Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.”

—Seneca 

“To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.”

—Aldous Huxley  

“To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.”

—Bill Bryson

“Just do it!”  - Nike    

“Not all those who wander are lost.”

—J.R.R. Tolkien  

“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.”

—Susan Sontag

“In matters of healing the body or the mind, vacation is a true genius!”

― Mehmet Murat ildan  

“Oh, the places you’ll go.”

—Dr. Seuss  

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.”  

—Confucius  

“There was nothing like a Saturday - unless it was the Saturday leading up to the last week of school and into summer vacation. That of course was all the Saturdays of your life rolled into one big shiny ball.”

― Nora Roberts, Rising Tides

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.”

—Marcel Proust  

“Travel, and the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of the experience.”

—Francis Bacon  

“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not. “

—Ralph Waldo Emerson

“One of the great things about travel is that you find out how many good, kind people there are.”

—Edith Wharton 

“Certainly, traveling is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living. “

—Miriam Beard

“Every person needs to take one day away.  A day in which one consciously separates the past from the future.  Jobs, family, employers, and friends can exist one day without any one of us, and if our egos permit us to confess, they could exist eternally in our absence.  Each person deserves a day away in which no problems are confronted, no solutions searched for.  Each of us needs to withdraw from the cares which will not withdraw from us.”

― Maya Angelou, Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now

“Travel far enough, you meet yourself.”

—Cloud Atlas

  “A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for”

—John A. Shedd  

“The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.”

—G.K. Chesterton   

“We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey.”

—John Hope Franklin  

“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.”

—Scott Cameron 

When all else fails, take a vacation!

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