"Travelers never think that they are the foreigners."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Mason Cooley 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."Mason Cooley on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Mason Cooley on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Mason Cooley on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Mason Cooley on Saint Augustine
"The wisdom of age: don't stop walking."
"Old age: I fall asleep during the funerals of my friends."
"Staid middle age loves the hurricane passions of opera."
"Middle age went by while I was mourning for my lost youth."
"The lonely become either thoughtful or empty."