"After a lifetime of world travel I've been fascinated that those in the third world don't have the same perception of reality that we do."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Jim Harrison 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."Jim Harrison on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Jim Harrison on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Jim Harrison on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Jim Harrison on Saint Augustine
"Everybody has a gun in their car in Detroit."
"I used to get criticized for putting food in novels."
"Some people hear their own inner voices with great clearness. And they live by what they hear. Such people become crazy... or they become legend."
"I enjoy about 1 out of 100 movies, it's about the same proportion to books published that I care to read."
"The old fun thing is when somebody typed up the first chapter of War and Peace. And then made a precis of the rest of it and sent it out and only one publisher recognized it."