"Just to travel is rather boring, but to travel with a purpose is educational and exciting."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Sargent Shriver 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."Sargent Shriver on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Sargent Shriver on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Sargent Shriver on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Sargent Shriver on Saint Augustine
"As far as I was concerned, the Depression was an ill wind that blew some good. If it hadn't occurred, my parents would have given me my college education. As it was, I had to scrabble for it."
"Racism cannot be cured solely by attacking some of the results it produces, like discrimination in housing or in education."
"If education does not create a need for the best in life, then we are stuck in an undemocratic, rigid caste society."
"Do we talk about the dignity of work? Do we give our students any reason for believing it is worthwhile to sacrifice for their work because such sacrifices improve the psychological and mental health of the person who makes them?"
"Any idealist who tries to join the Peace Corps must realize he is not going to change the world overnight."