"Writing allows me the time to travel and see the world, which is what I always wanted to do. I'd really like to have been Sir Richard Francis Burton, but it's the wrong century."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Alan Dean Foster on Buddha
"Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends."Alan Dean Foster on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Alan Dean Foster on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Alan Dean Foster on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Alan Dean Foster on Saint Augustine
"Freedom is just Chaos, with better lighting."
"I write early in the morning, usually after reading portions of at least half a dozen newspapers on the web."