I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move.
A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.
To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.
Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.
The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one's own country as a foreign land.
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.
If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay home.
I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.
A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.
There ain't no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them. - Mark Twain, author Making the team is one thing, becoming a team is another.
The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality.
Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Our happiest moments as tourists always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of something else.
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.
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.
We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.
I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list.
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.