"Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us what we are."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."George Eliot 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 Eliot on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."George Eliot 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 Eliot on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."George Eliot on Saint Augustine
"Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love."
"You should read history and look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing. They always happen to the best men, you know."
"The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as best."
"There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true to the best one knows."
"I'm proof against that word failure. I've seen behind it. The only failure a man ought to fear is failure of cleaving to the purpose he sees to be best."