"An English man does not travel to see English men."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Laurence Sterne 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."Laurence Sterne on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Laurence Sterne on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Laurence Sterne on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Laurence Sterne on Saint Augustine
"I once asked a hermit in Italy how he could venture to live alone, in a single cottage, on the top of a mountain, a mile from any habitation? He replied, that Providence was his next-door neighbor."
"Nothing is so perfectly amusing as a total change of ideas."
"So much of motion, is so much of life, and so much of joy, and to stand still, or get on but slowly, is death and the devil."
"Alas! if the principles of contentment are not within us, the height of station and worldly grandeur will as soon add a cubit to a man's stature as to his happiness."
"People who overly take care of their health are like misers. They hoard up a treasure which they never enjoy."