Travel Quotations

Monday, 17 October 2005

Frank Zappa in Vilnius, Lithuania1. While your father is alive, make as many friends as you can; while your horse is alive, visit as many lands as you can. Mongolian proverb

2. You can’t be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline – it helps if you have a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at least you need a beer. Frank Zappa

3. The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page. St Augustine

4. Comfort has its place, but it seems rude to visit another country dressed as if you’ve come to mow its lawns. David Sedaris


Oscar Wilde in Tartu, Estonia5. I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train. Oscar Wilde

6. When you come to a fork in the road … take it. Yogi Berra

7. Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity and I’m not sure about the former. Albert Einstein

8. We don’t go anywhere. Going somewhere is for squares. We just go! – Marlon Brando (in The Wild One)



Captain James Cook9. I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list. Susan Sontag

10. I had ambition not only to go farther than anyone had been before, but as far as it was possible for man to go. Captain James Cook