"Until the June 1967 war I was completely caught up in the life of a young professor of English. Beginning in 1968, I started to think, write, and travel as someone who felt himself to be directly involved in the renaissance of Palestinian life and politics."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Edward Said 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."Edward Said on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Edward Said on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Edward Said on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Edward Said on Saint Augustine