The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist see what he has come to see.— G. K. Chesterton
Delighting Tourist quotations
You should definitely visit the Louvre, a world-famous art museum where you can view, at close range, the backs of thousands of other tourists trying to see the Mona Lisa.
Some tourists think Amsterdam is a city of sin, but in truth it is a city of freedom. And in freedom, most people find sin.
My love affair with nature is so deep that I am not satisfied with being a mere onlooker, or nature tourist. I crave a more real and meaningful relationship. The spicy teas and tasty delicacies I prepare from wild ingredients are the bread and wine in which I have communion and fellowship with nature, and with the Author of that nature.
They read their sports pages, know their statistics and either root like hell or boo our butts off. I love it. Give me vocal fans, pro or con, over the tourist types who show up in Houston or Montreal and just sit there.
The tourist transports his own values and demands to his destinations and implants them like an infectious disease, decimating whatever values existed before.
The flamenco of the Gypsy has nothing to do with the flamenco for tourists.
Real flamenco is like sex.
Our happiest moments as tourists always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of something else.
I have long argued that we need to reopen Alcatraz to house government criminals, and let tourists on excursion boats in San Francisco Bay pay to chum the water with meat with an expired sell-by date that would otherwise have to be discarded.
Please be a traveler, not a tourist. Try new things, meet new people, and look beyond what's right in front of you. Those are the keys to understanding this amazing world we live in.
I did not feel 'evil' when I wrote advertisements for Puerto Rico.
They helped attract industry and tourists to a country which had been living on the edge of starvation for 400 years.
Some boy nuh know dis, dem only come around like tourist.
On the beach with a few club sodas. Bedtime stories, and pose like dem name Chuck Norris and don't know the real hardcore.
My writing is a combination of three elements.
The first is travel: not travel like a tourist, but travel as exploration. The second is reading literature on the subject. The third is reflection.
The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.
It is eerie being all but alone in Westminster Abbey.
Without the tourists, there are only the dead, many of them kings and queens. They speak powerfully and put my thoughts into vivid perspective.
I can't tell you how much I love Target and Costco, that kind of culture, because it's something I never felt a part of. I've always felt like a tourist because I have never fit in anywhere.
The people on the streets just say 'hi' and let me walk on.
They take relatively few photos, and those that do are tourists. Munich natives are relatively relaxed. They pretty much leave me in peace and I think that's very good. The Bavarian mentality fits very well to me.
Scientists are explorers. Philosophers are tourists.
In the middle ages people were tourists because of their religion, whereas now they are tourists because tourism is their religion.
Ukraine announced plans to open Chernobyl, their nuclear disaster site, to tourists. They say it's just like Disneyland, except the 6-foot mouse is real.
Don't be a tourist. Plan less. Go slowly. I traveled in the most inefficient way possible and it took me exactly where I wanted to go.
The worst thing about being a tourist is having other tourists recognize you as a tourist.
Go to Mozambique! As long as you don't expect to find flawless infrastructure, just go. Because this is a country where people have not quite grown accustomed to tourists. You still feel a genuineness that no longer exists in countries where tourism has been industrially developed.
Well, it was just, the bars was all just like the bamboo roofs and everything.
You know. As I say, to me, it's completely spoiled all, all these places now. Make them all just tourist traps.
When you go to an art gallery you are simply a tourist looking at the trophy cabinet of a few millionaires.
Our relationship with Nature... best way of forging this relationship... be a pilgrim and not a tourist on Planet Earth
I am leaving the town to the invaders: increasingly numerous, mediocre, dirty, badly behaved, shameless tourists.
The camera makes everyone a tourist in other people's reality, and eventually in one's own.
The Art we look at is made by only a select few.
A small group create, promote, purchase, exhibit and decide the success of Art. Only a few hundred people in the world have any real say. When you go to an Art gallery you are simply a tourist looking at the trophy cabinet of a few millionaires
The world does not need tourists who ride by in a bus clucking their tongues.
The world as it is needs those who will love it enough to change it, with what they have, where they are.
Tourists don't know where they've been, travelers don't know where they're going.
In a subway car, my skin would typically fall in the middle of the color spectrum. On street corners, tourists would ask me for directions. I was, in four and a half years, never an American; I was immediately a New Yorker.
If it's tourist season, why can't we kill them?
Tourists - have some fun with New york's hard-boiled cabbies.
When you get to your destination, say to your driver, "Pay? I was hitchhiking."
Tourists went on holidays while travellers did something else. They travelled.