quote by Jawaharlal Nehru

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

— Jawaharlal Nehru

Relaxing Travel Writing quotations

Travel writing quote There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's bo
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.

I am awfully greedy; I want everything from life. I want to be a woman and to be a man, to have many friends and to have loneliness, to work much and write good books, to travel and enjoy myself, to be selfish and to be unselfish… You see, it is difficult to get all which I want. And then when I do not succeed I get mad with anger.

I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list.

Travel writing 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.

The first duty of the novelist is to entertain.

It is a moral duty. People who read your books are sick, sad, traveling, in the hospital waiting room while someone is dying. Books are written by the alone for the alone.

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.


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.

Travel writing 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.

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!

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.

Hunters will tell you that a moose is a wily and ferocious forest creature.

Nonsense. A moose is a cow drawn by a three-year-old.

Travel writing quote Travel far enough, you meet yourself.
Travel far enough, you meet yourself.

A writer never has a vacation. For a writer, life consists of either writing or thinking about writing.


The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality.

The Wright Brothers created the single greatest cultural force since the invention of writing. The airplane became the first World Wide Web, bringing people, languages, ideas, and values together.

Travel writing quote Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about.
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about.

Welcome to my world! I've been through it all, and I often pinch myself to believe my luck. I design jewlery, create cosmetics, perform comedy, act, lecture, write books, travel, have a fabulous daughter, and a phenomenal grandson-and I feel I'm the luckiest woman on the planet.

The poem is not, as someone put it, deflective of entry.

But the real question is, 'What happens to the reader once he or she gets inside the poem?' That's the real question for me, is getting the reader into the poem and then taking the reader somewhere, because I think of poetry as a kind of form of travel writing.

I need to keep traveling, being a gypsy, having experiences and writing about them.

Travel writing quote Until the lion learns to write, every story will glorify the hunter.
Until the lion learns to write, every story will glorify the hunter.

For me they go hand in hand. When I travel it makes me want to write, when I read it makes me want to travel.

Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends.

While writing Cold Mountain, I held maps of two geographies, two worlds, in my mind as I wrote. One was an early map of North Carolina. Overlaying it, though, was an imagined map of the landscape Jack travels in the southern Appalachian folktales. He's much the same Jack who climbs the beanstalk, vulnerable and clever and opportunistic.

Travel writing quote Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.
Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.
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Writing and travel broaden your ass if not your mind and I like to write standing up.

I did keep a travel diary once and it was a big mistake.

All I remember of that trip is what I bothered to write down.


The wise traveler learns not to repeat successes but tries new places all the time.

Travel writing quote Write hard and clear about what hurts.
Write hard and clear about what hurts.

For me, writing historical fiction is all about finding a balance between reading, traveling, looking, imagining, and dreaming.

I feel very privileged to get to read and write and not to have to do things that I don't like, and I don't want to give that up. Everything else is just a bonus and often a distraction from the writing, reading, and traveling that gives me the most pleasure.

Just as you can practice three-word sentences or sentences that travel across time zones, so can you practice writing sentences that breathe unshakable conviction.

Travel writing quote I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list.
I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list.

Anyone telling about his travels must be a liar, .

. . for if a traveler doesn't visit his narrative with the spirit and techniques of fiction, no one will want to hear it.


All my life I have been trying to learn, to read, to see and hear, and to write.

At sixty-five I began my first novel and after the five years, lacking a month, I took to finish it, I was still traveling, still a seeker.

To be taken seriously about doing something creative and probably travel a lot.

That was my motivation. I knew I was good, I knew I could write. I also knew you could get laid really easily.

Travel writing quote I don't know where I'm going but I'm on my way !
I don't know where I'm going but I'm on my way !
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I want to keep going as I have, to travel, read, perform, write, and enjoy my family. I've promised myself only this: no more Laundromats, no more two-shows-a-night, and no more deadlines. I'll work at my own pace.

I write simply because I hear voices of people in my head who won't give me peace until I convey their stories to the rest of the world. Seriously. They've always been with me. While other girls played with dolls, and my brothers with Hot Wheels, I was busy traveling through space or traipsing through graveyards with my imaginary playmates.

I don't write under the ghost of Faulkner.

I live in the same town and find his life and work inspiring, but that's it. I have a motorcycle and tool along the country lanes. I travel at my own speed.

Travel writing quote Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers.
Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers.

I would like all my friends, followers, fans and fellow travelers to know that I am fighting cancer and will therefore be taking a break from performing while getting the treatment and cure. I shall of course be continuing to write music - in my world it just has to be part of the therapy - and I fully expect to be back in good shape next year.

Today you may write a chapter on the advantages of traveling, and tomorrow you may write another chapter on the advantages of not traveling.

The gentle reader will never, never know what a consummate ass he can become until he goes abroad.

The scariest moment is always just before you start.

I am traveling less in order to be able to write more.

I select my travel destinations according to their degree of usefulness to my work.