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travel Quotes

21 of the best book quotes about travel
  1. #1
    “I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.”
  2. #2
    “I have never been out of my own land before. And if I had known what the world outside was like, I don’t think I should have had the heart to leave it.”
  3. #3
    “I’ve got a map in my car that wants to be used, and I think there are places we can go that need to be seen. Maybe no one else will ever visit them and appreciate them or take the time to think they’re important, but maybe even the smallest places mean something.”
  4. #4
    “We alternate choosing places to go, but we also have to be willing to go where the road takes us. This means the grand, the small, the bizarre, the poetic, the beautiful, the ugly, the surprising. Just like life.”
  5. #5
    “‘You’ll be departing our…great state, and before…you do, you should…see it. You should…wander….’”
  6. #6
    “I think of my own epitaph, still to be written, and all the places I’ll wander. No longer rooted, but gold, flowing. I feel a thousand capacities spring up in me.”
  7. #7
    “Francie decided to see these places some day. Some day she would go across Williamsburg Bridge, which was only a few blocks away and find her way uptown in New York to where these fine places were and take a good look at the outside.”
  8. #8
    “And now, tell me and tell me true. Where have you been wandering, and in what countries have you travelled? Tell us of the peoples themselves, and of their cities—who were hostile, savage and uncivilised, and who, on the other hand, hospitable and humane.”
  9. #9
    “Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not.”
  10. #10
    “It is a long way to Ireland, Janet, and I am sorry to send my little friend on such weary travels: but if I can’t do better, how is it to be helped? Are you anything akin to me, do you think, Jane?”

Books by Jules Verne

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Around the World in Eighty Days (Sterling Unabridged Classics) book
Arthur Pober, Scott McKowen, Jules Verne
Chapter book
  1. #11
    “Not I, nor anyone else can travel that road for you.
    You must travel it by yourself.
    It is not far. It is within reach.
    Perhaps you have been on it since you were born, and did not know.
    Perhaps it is everywhere - on water and land.”
  2. #12
    “To move, to breathe, to fly, to float,
    To gain all while you give,
    To roam the roads of lands remote,
    To travel is to live.”
  3. #13
    “Captain, this is madness! High time you thought of your own home at last, if it really is your fate to make it back alive and reach your well-built house and native land.”
  4. #14
    I see that it is by no means useless to travel, if a man wants to see something new.
  5. #15
    It’s really useful to travel, if you want to see new things.
  6. #16
    I see that it is by no means useless to travel, if a man wants to see something new.
  7. #17
    The noble lord, confined to his armchair, would have given his whole fortune to be able to travel around the world, in ten years even; and he bet four thousand pounds on Phileas Fogg.
  8. #18
    As for seeing the town, the idea never occurred to him, for he was the sort of Englishman who, on his travels, gets his servant to do his sightseeing for him.
  9. #19
    Why, I’ve just this instant found out that we might have gone around the world in only seventy-eight days.
  10. #20
    We are going round the world.
  11. #21
    “They left the inn behind them, the howls of the witch-queen ringing in their ears. They were underground, and the candlelight flickered from the wet cave walls; and with their next halting step they were in a desert of white sand, in the moonlight; and with their third step they were high above the earth, looking down on the hills and trees and rivers far below them.”
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