We travel, initially, to lose ourselves, and we travel, next, to find ourselves. We travel to open our hearts and eyes. And we travel, in essence, to become young fools again – to slow time down and get taken in, and fall in love once more.”
– Pico Iyer


“Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Andre Gide

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot

“Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.” – Langston Hughes

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

“Don’t be afraid to give up the good and go for the great.” – Steve Prefontaine

“There’s nowhere you can be that isn’t where you’re meant to be.” – John Lennon

“Sometimes you put walls up not to keep people out, but to see who cares enough to break them down.” – Socrates

“You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you have.” – Anna Quindlen

“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

“Love is the voice under all silences, the hope which has no opposite in fear; the strength so strong mere force is feebleness: the truth more first than sun, more last than star.” – E.E. Cummings

∞  “What’s meant to be will always find a way.” – Trisha Yearwood

∞  “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” – Helen Keller

∞  “One day someone will walk into your life and make you see why it never worked out with anyone else.” – Anonymous

∞  “Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.” – Mark Twain

∞  “We travel for romance, we travel for architecture, and we travel to be lost.” – Ray Bradbury

∞  “Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” – Henry David Thoreau

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

“We travel not to escape life, but so life doesn’t escape us.” – Anonymous

“To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.”
– Anatole France