"People commonly travel the world over to see rivers and mountains, new stars, garish birds, freak fish, grotesque breeds of human they fall into an animal stupor that gapes at existence and they think they have seen something."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Soren Kierkegaard 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."Soren Kierkegaard on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Soren Kierkegaard on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Soren Kierkegaard on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Soren Kierkegaard on Saint Augustine
"Old age realizes the dreams of youth: look at Dean Swift in his youth he built an asylum for the insane, in his old age he was himself an inmate."
"Not just in commerce but in the world of ideas too our age is putting on a veritable clearance sale. Everything can be had so dirt cheap that one begins to wonder whether in the end anyone will want to make a bid."
"Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays."
"The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays."
"It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important."