Tourists Quotes

The tourist who moves about to see and hear and open himself to all the influences of the places which condense centuries of human greatness is only a man in search of excellence.

Max Lerner

The routines of tourism are even more monotonous than those of daily life.

Mason Cooley

Traveling makes a man wiser, but less happy.

Thomas Jefferson

In the middle ages people were tourists because of their religion, whereas now they are tourists because tourism is their religion.

Robert Runcie

You perceive I generalize with intrepidity from single instances. It is the tourist's custom.

Mark Twain

Cultural tourism surveys consistently rate San Francisco's art industry as a core reason for visiting.

Gavin Newsom

The average tourist wants to go to places where there are no tourists.

Sam Ewing

The world does not need tourists who ride by in a bus clucking their tongues. The world as it is needs those who will love it enough to change it, with what they have, where they are.

Robert Fulghum

Those who believe for a while make only a brief tour in the kingdom, though thereafter they often feel qualified to inform those who know even less about the Church; but the fact is they were really only tourists - not natives who really knew the kingdom's countryside.

Neal Maxwell

My writing is a combination of three elements. The first is travel: not travel like a tourist, but travel as exploration. The second is reading literature on the subject. The third is reflection.

Ryszard Kapuscinski

The tourist transports his own values and demands to his destinations and implants them like an infectious disease, decimating whatever values existed before.

Arthur Erickson

The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes "sight-seeing."

Daniel J. Boorstin

They read their sports pages, know their statistics and either root like hell or boo our butts off. I love it. Give me vocal fans, pro or con, over the tourist types who show up in Houston or Montreal and just sit there.

Mike Schmidt

We just kind saw the images and knew the cliches, so to have the opportunity to go there and learn something about Russian music and about Russian people and to see things apart from being a tourist.

Marc Almond

But the Spain which emerged around 1960, beginning with its economic miracle, created by the invasion of tourists, can no longer result in impassioned dedication on the part of its intellectuals, and even less on the part of foreign intellectuals.

Juan Goytisolo

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Updated On : March 05, 2011
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