Tourists Quotes

Like tourists huffing and puffing to reach the peak we forget the view on the way up.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The South is a great driving destination for tourism - heritage, cultural and many other types of tourism.

Sonny Perdue

Life is a journey that must be traveled no matter how bad the roads and accommodations.

Oliver Goldsmith

Tourism, human circulation considered as consumption is fundamentally nothing more than the leisure of going to see what has become banal.

Guy Debord

Prayer for many is like a foreign land. When we go there, we go as tourists. Like most tourists, we feel uncomfortable and out of place. Like most tourists, we therefore move on before too long and go somewhere else.

Robert McAfee Brown

We are all tourists in history, and irony is what we win in wars.

Anatole Broyard

Travel and society polish one, but a rolling stone gathers no moss, and a little moss is a good thing on a man.

John Burroughs

Travelers are like poets. They are mostly an angry race.

Sir Richard Burton

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.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

The travel writer seeks the world we have lost --the lost valleys of the imagination.

Alexander Cockburn

The idea that seeing life means going from place to place and doing a great variety of obvious things is an illusion natural to dull minds.

Charles Horton Cooley

When one realizes that his life is worthless he either commits suicide or travels.

Edward Dahlberg

Journeys, like artists, are born and not made. A thousand differing circumstances contribute to them, few of them willed or determined by the will --whatever we may think.

Lawrence Durrell

No man should travel until he has learned the language of the country he visits. Otherwise he voluntarily makes himself a great baby-so helpless and so ridiculous.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher; but he who goes from country to country, guided by the blind impulse of curiosity, is a vagabond.

Oliver Goldsmith

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Updated On : March 05, 2011
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