"We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."John Hope Franklin 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."John Hope Franklin on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."John Hope Franklin on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."John Hope Franklin on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."John Hope Franklin on Saint Augustine
"We also learn that this country and the Western world have no monopoly of goodness and truth and scholarship, we begin to appreciate the ingredients that are indispensable to making a better world. In a life of learning that is, perhaps, the greatest lesson of all."