"Travel is the most private of pleasures. There is no greater bore than the travel bore. We do not in the least want to hear what he has seen in Hong Kong."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Vita Sackville-West 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."Vita Sackville-West on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Vita Sackville-West on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Vita Sackville-West on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Vita Sackville-West on Saint Augustine
"Men of my age live in a state of continual desperation."
"Authority has every reason to fear the skeptic, for authority can rarely survive in the face of doubt."
"I worshipped dead men for their strength, forgetting I was strong."