"Don't ask yourself what the world needs. As yourself what makes you come alive. And then go out and do that. Because what the world needs now is people who have come alive." H. Thurman

"Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it." Buddha

"All people smile in the same language." Proverb

"The fact is, to do anything in the world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering, thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in and scramble through as well we can." - Robert Cushing

"Without new experiences something inside us sleeps." F. Herbert

"Travel is fatal to bigotry and narrow-mindedness. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the world all one's lifetime." Mark Twain. Innocents Abroad

"Traveling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things - air, sleep, dreams, air, the sky. All things tending toward the eternal, or what we imagine of it." Cesare Pavese

"One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things." Henry Miller

"Not all who wander are lost." JRR Tolkien

“Travel is only glamorous in retrospect.”  Paul Theroux

"Remember when you travel in a foreign country, it's not designed to make you comfortable. It's designed to make its own people comfortable."C. Fadiman

"If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home." James Michener