"Traveling is my form of self-education. Every stream I fish now is not as good as it used to be. Traveling is my form of self-education. Every stream I fish now is not as good as it used to be. If you keep your eyes open as you travel around, you realize we are destroying this planet."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Yvon Chouinard 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."Yvon Chouinard on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Yvon Chouinard on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Yvon Chouinard on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Yvon Chouinard on Saint Augustine
"I believe the accepted model of capitalism that demands endless growth deserves the blame for the destruction of nature, and it should be displaced. Failing that, I try to work with those companies and help them change the way they think about our resources."