"I am very excited to accept the role of Honorary Patron with Hope Air because of the national scope of the organization and the very real impact they have on Canadians who need to travel to healthcare."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Rick Mercer 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."Rick Mercer on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Rick Mercer on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Rick Mercer on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Rick Mercer on Saint Augustine
"I get to do the most amazing things. We call it Host in Peril quite often, because people love to see me risk my life or be in danger."
"On my job I end up jumping out of planes. Last week I got in an 18-wheeler and drove down a runway onto a skid track. The week before that they put me in a car and sunk me to the bottom of a lake to see if I could escape without an oxygen tank."