"What should I have known or written had I been a quiet, mercantile politician or a lord in waiting? A man must travel, and turmoil, or there is no existence."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."George Byron 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."George Byron on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."George Byron on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."George Byron on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."George Byron on Saint Augustine
"I slept and dreamt that life was beauty I woke and found that life was duty."
"The best prophet of the future is the past."
"I shall soon be six-and-twenty. Is there anything in the future that can possibly console us for not being always twenty-five?"
"Lovers may be and indeed generally are enemies, but they never can be friends, because there must always be a spice of jealousy and a something of Self in all their speculations."
"There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar I love not Man the less, but Nature more."