Tourists Quotes

The worst thing about being a tourist is having other tourists recognize you as a tourist.

Russell Baker

The camera makes everyone a tourist in other people`s reality, and eventually in one`s own.

Susan Sontag

This is a significant opportunity for the community to kick off a tourist season that could make a difference for a good number of years in the future.

Tom McCarthy

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

The tourist may complain of other tourists, but he would be lost without them.

Agnes Repplier

The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.

G.K. Chesterton

The British tourist is always happy abroad as long as the natives are waiters.

Robert Morley

Carloads of tourists would photograph the family mailbox, and there was weird mail, death threats.

Henry Thomas

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

Gavin Newsom

The vanquished themselves prove that history has not lied; like tourists in hell, they took snapshots.

Theodore Strauss

The vagabond, when rich, is called a tourist.

Paul Richard

The country of the tourist pamphlet always is another country, an embarrassing abstraction of the desirable that, thank God, does not exist on this planet, where there are always ants and bad smells and empty Coca-Cola bottles to keep the grubby finger-print of reality upon the beautiful.

Nadine Gordimer

The modern American tourist now fills his experience with pseudo-events. He has come to expect both more strangeness and more familiarity than the world naturally offers. He has come to believe that he can have a lifetime of adventure in two weeks and all the thrills of risking his life without any real risk at all.

Daniel J. Boorstin

It would be nice to travel if you knew where you were going and where you would live at the end or do we ever know, do we ever live where we live, we're always in other places, lost, like sheep.

Janet Frame

Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse

Thomas Fuller

The fool wanders, a wise man travels.

Thomas Fuller

Traveling is like gambling: it is always connected with winning and losing, and generally where it is least expected we receive, more or less than what we hoped for.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

A wise traveler never depreciates their own country.

Carlo Goldoni

OLYMPIAN, adj. Relating to a mountain in Thessaly, once inhabited by gods, now a repository of yellowing newspapers, beer bottles and mutilated sardine cans, attesting the presence of the tourist and his appetite.

Ambrose Bierce

Tourists are terrorists with cameras. Terrorists are tourists with guns.

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Updated On : March 05, 2011
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