"I enjoy the preparatory elements of travel - packing my bags and choosing my outfits - but my favourite part is getting there."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Dominic Monaghan 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."Dominic Monaghan on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Dominic Monaghan on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Dominic Monaghan on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Dominic Monaghan on Saint Augustine
"I've worked on films where the budgets are almost limitless and you're in trailers that are bigger than a hotel room. You're taken care of and the food is amazing, the quality of the job is amazing and then you work on smaller things but it never dictates my happiness or my willingness to go to work."
"I think a lot of young kids at school are very conscious of trying to keep credibility in case they kind of stand out in a crowd and get bullied by trying to stay cool and stuff. And my whole thing, all the way through school, was I was just a goof... I didn't care."
"My parents are pretty cool people."
"The term 'geek' for me is like you having a passion, interest in something that is unabashed and you don't care if people think it's not cool. You think it's cool and that's your thing."
"My mom and dad just loved the fact that I fooled around. They just embraced it. They'd always kind of enjoy it, and they liked it when I made them laugh."