Traveling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things: air, sleep, dreams, sea, the sky - all things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of it.— Cesare Pavese
Informative Air Travel quotations
The six best doctors: Sunshine, water, rest, air, exercise and diet.
During a trip to Iraq last fall, I visited our theater hospital at Balad Air Force Base and witnessed these skilled medical professionals in action and met the brave soldiers whose lives they saved.
Mass travel by air may prove to be more significant to world destiny than the atom bomb.
No matter how long you have traveled in the wrong direction, you always have the choice to turn around.
If black boxes survive air crashes - why don't they make the whole plane out of that stuff?
There are only two reasons to sit in the back row of an airplane: Either you have diarrhea, or you're anxious to meet people who do.
Orville Wright said to his brother, "Wilbur, you were only in the air for 12 seconds. How could my luggage be in Cleveland?"
Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, live happily and tell no one, people ruin beautiful things.
We travel together, passengers on a little spaceship, dependent on its vulnerable reserves of air and soil, all committed, for our safety, to its security and peace. Preserved from annihilation only by the care, the work and the love we give our fragile craft.
There is something in the New York air that makes sleep useless.
We tax air passengers like cigarettes and alcohol - we impose sin taxes on travellers.
Travel far enough, you meet yourself.
I've always been a lover of hoodies. I'm a guy that travels a lot. I'm a guy that spends a lot of time on a cold air-conditioned tour bus. I'm a guy that likes to watch movies in peace. I'm a guy that likes to travel in the airport in peace.
I had arrived at the airport one hour early so that, in accordance with airline procedures, I could stand around.
I left my heart in San Francisco, high on a hill, it calls to me.
To be where little cable cars climb halfway to the stars, the morning fog may chill the air, I don't care. My love waits there in San Francisco, above the blue and windy sea, when I come home to you, San Francisco , your golden sun will shine for me.
Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.
The air travel industry moves into a new phase every five to six years.
Most people...are like a falling leaf that drifts and turns in the air, flutters, and falls to the ground. But a few others are like stars which travel one defined path: no wind reaches them, they have within themselves their guide and path.
If the Wright brother were alive today Wilbur would have to fire Orville to reduce costs.
I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list.
The modern airplane creates a new geographical dimension.
A navigable ocean of air blankets the whole surface of the globe. There are no distant places any longer: the world is small and the world is one.
My son will forever travel through a moonless night with only the roar of wind for company.... A drowning man is not separated from the lust for air by a bridge of thought—he is one with it—and my son, conceived and grown in an ethanol bath, lives each day in the act of drowning. For him there is no shore.
A hundred years ago, it could take you the better part of a year to get from New York to California; whereas today, because of equipment problems at O'Hare, you can't get there at all.
I don't know where I'm going but I'm on my way !
There is no reason why we shouldn't be able to split an infinitive, any more than we should forsake instant coffee and air travel because they weren't available to the Romans.
Sailboats are the slowest form of transportation on Earth with the possible exeption of airline flights that go through O'Hare.
In one year I travelled 450,000 miles by air.
Travel is still the most intense mode of learning.
I am very excited to accept the role of Honorary Patron with Hope Air because of the national scope of the organization and the very real impact they have on Canadians who need to travel to healthcare.
The European Union spends most of its time either suing me, torturing me, criticizing me or condemning me for lowering the cost of air travel all over Europe.
Water, earth, air, fire, and the other parts of this structure of mine are no more instruments of your life than instruments of your death. Why do you fear your last day? It contributes no more to your death than each of the others. The last step does not cause the fatigue, but reveals it. All days travel toward death, the last one reaches it.
All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.
I saw the Vietnam Veterans Memorial not as an object placed into the earth but as a cut in the earth that has then been polished, like a geode. Interest in the land and concern about how we are polluting the air and water of the planet are what make me want to travel back in geologic time-to witness the shaping of the earth before man.
People just hate the idea of losing. Any loss, even a small one, is just so terrible to contemplate that they compensate by buying insurance, including totally absurd policies like air travel.
[Harvey] Weinstein appointed himself as the arbiter of your family safety.
When was the last time his life was in danger, probably choking on a veal chop. He doesn't need a gun because he has security. He travels in rarified air. His feet never touch the street - feet, mind you, that he can't see because he's a corpulent cretin.
Travel is not really about leaving our homes, but leaving our habits.
I was told to hand over my disposable lighter, to prevent, I suppose, any threat of "Do what I say or I'll light this Marlboro and you'll all die - in thirty years due to inhalation of secondhand smoke."
The thing I miss about Air Force One is they don't lose my luggage.
You want to know what it's like to be on a plane for 22 hours? Sit in a chair, squeeze your head as hard as you can, don't stop, then take a paper bag and put it over your mouth and nose and breath your own air over and over and over.
Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.
We need only travel enough to give our intellects an airing.
All the things that most people hate about traveling -- the recycled air, the artificial lighting, the digital juice dispensers, the cheap sushi -- are warm reminders that I'm home.
Funny, isn't it? The airlines go to all that trouble to keep you from taking a gun on board, then they just hand you a dinner roll you could kill a musk ox with.
Airline food is not intended for human consumption.
It's intended as a form of in-flight entertainment, wherein the object is to guess what it is, starting with broad categories such as "mineral" and "linoleum."
This book is dedicated to Wilbur and Orville Wright, without whom air sickness would still be just a dream.