quote by J. R. R. Tolkien

Then something Tookish woke up inside him, and he wished to go and see the great mountains, and hear the pine-trees and the waterfalls, and explore the caves, and wear a sword instead of a walking-stick.

— J. R. R. Tolkien

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Great travel quote Silence is a source of great strength.
Silence is a source of great strength.

My message, especially to young people is to have courage to think differently, courage to invent, to travel the unexplored path, courage to discover the impossible and to conquer the problems and succeed. These are great qualities that they must work towards. This is my message to the young people.

My message, especially to young people is to have courage to think differently, courage to invent, to travel the unexplored path, courage to discover the impossible and to conquer the problems and succeed. These are great qualities that they must work towards. This is my message to the young people.

Great travel quote Make today so awesome, yesterday gets jealous.
Make today so awesome, yesterday gets jealous.

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure.

I've travelled all around the world to see the rivers and the mountains, and I've spent a lot of money. I have gone to great lengths, I have seen everything, but I forgot to see just outside my house a dewdrop on a little blade of grass, a dewdrop which reflects in its convexity the whole universe around you.


Let your heart guide you...it whispers so listen closely.

Great travel quote Great minds discuss ideas.Average minds discuss events.Small minds discuss peopl
Great minds discuss ideas.Average minds discuss events.Small minds discuss people.

My life is shaped by the urgent need to wander and observe, and my camera is my passport.

I always wonder why birds choose to stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on the earth, then I ask myself the same question.

Life's just one great journey. It's a road we travel as we go from point A to point B. What makes that journey worthwhile is the people we choose to travel with, the people we hold close as we take steps into the darkness and blindly make our way through life. They're the people who matter.

Great travel quote Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.
Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.

We are torn between nostalgia for the familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange. As often as not, we are homesick most for the places we have never known.


May the wind under your wings bear you where the sun sails and the moon walks.

Live, travel, adventure, bless, and don't be sorry.

Great travel quote No matter how long you have traveled in the wrong direction, you always have the
No matter how long you have traveled in the wrong direction, you always have the choice to turn around.

All that is gold does not glitter.

We are homesick most for the places we have never known.

I love teaching. It's a job that lasts forever. Whatever you teach children today travels with them far into the future.

Great travel quote Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, live happily and
Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, live happily and tell no one, people ruin beautiful things.

During our travels, the Indians entertained me well;

and their affection for me was so great, that they utterly refused to leave me there with the others, although the Governor offered them one hundred pounds sterling for me, on purpose to give me a parole to go home.

You do not travel if you are afraid of the unknown, you travel for the unknown, that reveals you with yourself.

Now more than ever do I realize that I will never be content with a sedentary life, that I will always be haunted by thoughts of a sun-drenched elsewhere.

Great travel quote You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.

You don’t read, you don’t understand.

You don’t know what it’s like to live in different worlds, to travel on great adventures through the galaxy with people you know better than you know your own family. To live and die with them. These are my friends, my best friends in the world.

Happiness is a way of travel – not a destination.


Travel is the frivolous part of serious lives, and the serious part of frivolous ones.

Great travel quote Failure is a great teacher, and, if you are open to it, every mistake has a less
Failure is a great teacher, and, if you are open to it, every mistake has a lesson to offer.

Gandhi became my role model. I have always been interested in Eastern philosophy. Since early in my life I've been fascinated by India, and I have spent a great deal of time traveling in that country.

Modeling is a great job to be in. You travel the world. You stay in one of the most fantastic places in the world. It is not always as glamorous as it looks, it's a lot of hard work, too, but it's a lot of fun at the same time.

I travel the world, and I'm happy to say that America is still the great melting pot - maybe a chunky stew rather than a melting pot at this point, but you know what I mean.

Great travel quote To a great mind, nothing is little.
To a great mind, nothing is little.

Do not follow where the path may lead.


It was a great thrill just to know Roy Orbison, so to play, sing, write hit songs with him and have him in The Traveling Wilburys was beyond my wildest dreams!

Perfect is boring and dreams are not real.

Just... do. So you think, "I wish I could travel." Great. Sell your crappy car, buy a ticket to Bangkok, and go. Right now. I'm serious.

Great travel quote Acknowledge all of your small victories. They will eventually add up to somethin
Acknowledge all of your small victories. They will eventually add up to something great.

I grew up skateboarding; it was fun. I didn't think about money, I didn't know how much professional skateboarders made. I just knew that if I became a professional skateboarder, I would achieve a lot and get to travel and do these great things.

Let's light this fire one more time, Mike, and witness this great nation at its best.

Every hundred feet the world changes

Great travel quote Travel far enough, you meet yourself.
Travel far enough, you meet yourself.

A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike.

I have always thought that librarians are a little bit like doctors, travel agents and professors all rolled into one. We all know that a great story can lift spirits, take you anywhere in the world you want to go and in any time period to boot, and the lessons you learn from a good book can buoy your own convictions and even change your life.

For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go.

I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move...

One of the great things about travel is you find out how many good, kind people there are.

Anybody who travels knows that you're not really doing so in order to move around - you're traveling in order to be moved. And really what you're seeing is not just the Grand Canyon or the Great Wall but some moods or intimations or places inside yourself that you never ordinarily see when you're sleepwalking through your daily life.