"All I wanted was to be big, to be in show business and to travel... and that's what I've been doing all my life."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Count Basie 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."Count Basie on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Count Basie on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Count Basie on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Count Basie on Saint Augustine