"All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to improve his own. And if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Samuel Johnson 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."Samuel Johnson on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Samuel Johnson on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Samuel Johnson on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Samuel Johnson on Saint Augustine
"There are few things that we so unwillingly give up, even in advanced age, as the supposition that we still have the power of ingratiating ourselves with the fair sex."
"Man alone is born crying, lives complaining, and dies disappointed."
"If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, sir, should keep his friendship in a constant repair."
"Poetry is the art of uniting pleasure with truth."
"The true art of memory is the art of attention."