"Through travel I first became aware of the outside world it was through travel that I found my own introspective way into becoming a part of it."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Eudora Welty 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."Eudora Welty on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Eudora Welty on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Eudora Welty on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Eudora Welty on Saint Augustine
"Writing a story or a novel is one way of discovering sequence in experience, of stumbling upon cause and effect in the happenings of a writer's own life."
"Writing fiction has developed in me an abiding respect for the unknown in a human lifetime and a sense of where to look for the threads, how to follow, how to connect, find in the thick of the tangle what clear line persists."
"The excursion is the same when you go looking for your sorrow as when you go looking for your joy."