"We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Hilaire Belloc 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."Hilaire Belloc on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Hilaire Belloc on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Hilaire Belloc on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Hilaire Belloc on Saint Augustine
"Is there no Latin word for Tea? Upon my soul, if I had known that I would have let the vulgar stuff alone."
"Loss and possession, death and life are one, There falls no shadow where there shines no sun."
"When friendship disappears then there is a space left open to that awful loneliness of the outside world which is like the cold space between the planets. It is an air in which men perish utterly."
"When I am dead, I hope it may be said: His sins were scarlet, but his books were read."
"All men have an instinct for conflict: at least, all healthy men."