The very basic core of a man's living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.— Christopher McCandless
Scandalous Travel Experience quotations
I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list.
My experience in Amsterdam is that cyclists ride where the hell they like and aim in a state of rage at all pedestrians while ringing their bell loudly, the concept of avoiding people being foreign to them.
The universities do not teach all things .
.. so a doctor must seek out old wives, gypsies, sorcerers, wandering tribes, old robbers, and such outlaws and take lessons from them. A doctor must be a traveller . . . Knowledge is experience.
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
Traveling is like flirting with life.
It's like saying, 'I would stay and love you, but I have to go; this is my station.
Success underwater depends mostly on how you conduct yourself.
Diving can be the most relaxing experience in the world. Your weight seems to disappear. Space travel will be available only to a few individuals for some time, but the oceans are available to almost everyone - now.
Do not tell me how educated you are. Tell me how much you have traveled, and I will know how educated you are.
Travel is an investment in yourself.
The experiences are so innumerable and varied, that the journey appears to be interminable and the Destination is ever out of sight. But the wonder of it is, when at last you reach your Destination you find that you had never travelled at all! It was a journey from here to Here.
To move, to breathe, to fly, to float, To gain all while you give, To roam the roads of lands remote, To travel is to live.
[A] journey becomes a pilgrimage as we discover, day by day, that the distance traveled is less important than the experience gained.
Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.
You can't just be you. You have to double yourself. You have to read books on subjects you know nothing about. You have to travel to places you never thought of traveling. You have to meet every kind of person and endlessly stretch what you know.
There is no man more complete than the one who travelled a lot, who changed the shape of his thoughts and his life twenty times.
Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body.
The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.
Japan is the most intoxicating place for me.
In Kyoto, there's an inn called the Tawaraya which is quite extraordinary. The Japanese culture fascinates me: the food, the dress, the manners and the traditions. It's the travel experience that has moved me the most.
We can travel a long way in life and do many things, but our deepest happiness is not born from accumulating new experiences. it is born from letting go of what is unnecessary, and knowing ourselves to be always at home.
Happiness is a way of travel – not a destination.
The best education you will ever get is traveling. Nothing teaches you more than exploring the world and accumulating experiences.
But in reality nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future. The very basic core of a man's living spirit is his passion for adventure.
The journey is part of the experience - an expression of the seriousness of one's intent. One doesn't take the A train to Mecca.
Travel enables us to enrich our lives with new experiences, to enjoy and to be educated, to learn respect for foreign cultures, to establish friendships, and above all to contribute to international cooperation and peace throughout the world.
There is not a single place on earth I wouldn't like to visit.
People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home.
I see my path, but I don't know where it leads.
What do you know about me, given that I believe in secrecy? .
.. If I stick where I am, if I don't travel around, like anyone else I make my inner journeys that I can only measure by my emotions, and express very obliquely and circuitously in what I write. ... Arguments from one's own privileged experience are bad and reactionary arguments.
Of all the books in the world, the best stories are found between the pages of a passport.
When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.
Gamers should be able to take the experience with them in their living rooms, on the go, when they travel - wherever they are and whenever they want to play. It should be the same software and the same experience.
To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.
Let your memory be your travel bag.
I've always enjoyed traveling and having experience with different cultures and different people. But it's also a wonderful thing to be able to benefit and enable research, not only in our country but around the world.
Japan, not only a mega-busy city that thrives on electronics and efficiency, actually has an almost sacred appreciation of nature. One must travel outside of Tokyo to truly experience the 'old Japan' and more importantly feel these aspects of Japanese culture.
Chess players, people who travel all over the world, should be trusted or else not sent anywhere at all. Why are these four people (Antoshion and three other official 'minders') sent along to supervise us? With their meagre experience, all that thay did was interfere, more than ever before. And when they were needed, they weren't to be found.
I find out of long experience that I admire all nations and hate all governments
Experience, travel - these are an education in themselves.
Travel provided many interesting experiences, but perhaps the most useful lesson I learned was that I really had no proficiency for learning the thousands of characters of the written Chinese language.
Travel at its truest is thus an ironic experience, and the best travellers .
. . seem to be those able to hold two or three inconsistent ideas in their minds at the same time, or able to regard themselves as at once serious persons and clowns.
We need affordable space travel to inspire our youth, to let them know that they can experience their dreams, can set significant goals and be in a position to lead all of us to future progress in exploration, discovery and fun. Thanks to the X Prize for the inspiration.
There ain't no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them. - Mark Twain, author Making the team is one thing, becoming a team is another.
The thing I love about being an actor is the ability to travel and experience new cultures.