"I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Robert Louis Stevenson 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."Robert Louis Stevenson on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Robert Louis Stevenson on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Robert Louis Stevenson on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Robert Louis Stevenson on Saint Augustine
"Talk is by far the most accessible of pleasures. It costs nothing in money, it is all profit, it completes our education, founds and fosters our friendships, and can be enjoyed at any age and in almost any state of health."
"Man is a creature who lives not upon bread alone, but primarily by catchwords."
"The web, then, or the pattern, a web at once sensuous and logical, an elegant and pregnant texture: that is style, that is the foundation of the art of literature."
"It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit."
"We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend."