Just about a month from now I'm set adrift, with a diploma for a sail and lots of nerve for oars.

— Richard Halliburton

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The Vagabond life is the logical life to lead if one seeks the intimate knowledge of the world we were seeking.

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Let those who wish have their respectability- I wanted freedom, freedom to indulge in whatever caprice struck my fancy, freedom to search in the farthermost corners of the earth for the beautiful, the joyous, and the romantic.

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We are born strangers in a strange land, and remain so.

Travel simply reminds us of this essential truth. The transmission of a powerful story, one human to another, is an alchemical activity in which we are enlarged and changed.

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No, there's going to be no even tenor with me.

The more uneven it is the happier I shall be. And when my time comes to die, I'll be able to die happy, for I will have done and seen and heard and experienced all the joy, pain, thrills — every emotion that any human ever had — and I'll be especially happy if I am spared a stupid, common death in bed.

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