"I can create countries just as I can create the actions of my characters. That is why a lot of travel seems to me a waste of time."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Jerzy Kosinski 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."Jerzy Kosinski on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Jerzy Kosinski on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Jerzy Kosinski on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Jerzy Kosinski on Saint Augustine
"The principles of true art is not to portray, but to evoke."
"The principle of art is to pause, not bypass."
"A trait which differentiated New York from European cities was the incredible freedom and ease in which life, including sexual life, could be carried on, on many levels."
"As I go to sleep I remember what my father said-that one can never be sure if one will awake. The way my health is now, this is becoming more and more real."
"I look back into past history, the stored experiences or products of the imagination. I look no further forward than the evening."