"As the President has indicated, my life has been a life of travel - for 60 years constantly moving over the wide world on journeys which first and last have taken me to 83 countries, and, what is more significant, to most of them again and again."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."John Raleigh Mott 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 Raleigh Mott on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."John Raleigh Mott 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 Raleigh Mott on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."John Raleigh Mott on Saint Augustine
"Such highly qualitative leadership is demanded especially in the realm of the fostering of right international relations. Here the demand is simply irresistible."
"There is an irresistible demand to strengthen the leadership of the constructive forces of the world at the present momentous time. This is true because of stupendous, almost unbelievable changes which have taken place in recent years on every continent."