"Travel definitely affects me as a writer."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Anthony Doerr 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."Anthony Doerr on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Anthony Doerr on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Anthony Doerr on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Anthony Doerr on Saint Augustine
"I always told my dad I'd play professional football."
"I've been getting into Nick Drake lately, the folk singer. Sad, gorgeous stuff."