"To get away from one's working environment is, in a sense, to get away from one's self and this is often the chief advantage of travel and change."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Charles Horton Cooley 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."Charles Horton Cooley on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Charles Horton Cooley on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Charles Horton Cooley on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Charles Horton Cooley on Saint Augustine
"An artist cannot fail it is a success to be one."
"Our individual lives cannot, generally, be works of art unless the social order is also."
"Failure sometimes enlarges the spirit. You have to fall back upon humanity and God."
"Institutions - government, churches, industries, and the like - have properly no other function than to contribute to human freedom and in so far as they fail, on the whole, to perform this function, they are wrong and need reconstruction."
"So far as discipline is concerned, freedom means not its absence but the use of higher and more rational forms as contrasted with those that are lower or less rational."