Miss Footloose has a collection of quotations related to travel and life abroad and hopes you might find in the selection below a bit of comfort, wisdom or humor to sustain you in your daily struggles.
The real act of discovery is not in finding new lands, but in seeing with new eyes. - Marcel Proust
Moai Statues. Photo by MFS / cc by-nc-sa
I traveled a great deal all over the world, and I got along pretty good in all these foreign countries, for I have a theory that it’s their country and they got a right to run it like they want to. – Will Rogers
I can’t think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything. – Bill Bryson
If you look like your passport picture, you’re too ill to travel – Will Kommen
I am pleased the Ministry of Culture is protecting the morals of the expatriate bankers and their girlfriends – Mick Jagger
If you come to a fork in the road, take it. – Yogi Berra
Photo by luvzdollz
When one realizes that one’s life is worthless he either commits suicide or travels. – Edward Dahlberg
It’s an amazing country. Nearly everyone who lives there is an expatriate. It’s like a fairyland. – Pan Howell
(Must be Dubai…?)
Whenever cannibals are on the brink of starvation, Heaven, in its infinite mercy, sends them a nice plump missionary. – Oscar Wilde
Photo by Tela Chhe
Americans who travel abroad for the first time are often shocked to discover that, despite all the progress that has been made in the last 30 years, many foreign people still speak in foreign languages.
- Dave Barry
The world must be all fucked up when men travel first class and literature goes as freight. - One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Catalan bookstore owner in Macondo
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