"Spirit of place! It is for this we travel, to surprise its subtlety and where it is a strong and dominant angel, that place, seen once, abides entire in the memory with all its own accidents, its habits, its breath, its name."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Alice Meynell 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."Alice Meynell on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Alice Meynell on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Alice Meynell on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Alice Meynell on Saint Augustine
"Our fathers valued change for the sake of its results we value it in the act."
"Happiness is not a matter of events it depends upon the tides of the mind."
"The sense of humor has other things to do than to make itself conspicuous in the act of laughter."