quote by John Steinbeck

The free exploring mind of the individual human is the most valuable thing in the world.

— John Steinbeck

Delighting Travels With Charley quotations

This I must fight against: any idea, religion, or government which limits or destroys the individual.


Travels with charley 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.

If you understand each other you will be kind to each other.

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

This I would fight for: the freedom of the mind to take any direction it wishes, undirected.

No one has ever successfully painted or photographed a redwood tree.

The feeling they produce is not transferable. From them comes silence and awe


Travels with charley quote Travel far enough, you meet yourself.
Travel far enough, you meet yourself.

I’m in love with Montana. For other states I have admiration, respect, recognition, even some affection. But with Montana it is love. And it’s difficult to analyze love when you’re in it.

I guess this is why I hate governments, all governments.

It is always the rule, the fine print, carried out by fine-print men. There's nothing to fight, no wall to hammer with frustrated fists.

I find out of long experience that I admire all nations and hate all governments

Travels with charley 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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We don't take a trip. A trip takes us.

We value virtue but do not discuss it.

The honest bookkeeper, the faithful wife, the earnest scholar get little of our attention compared to the embezzler, the tramp, the cheat.


We find after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us.

Travels with charley quote I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list.
I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list.

When I was very young and the urge to be someplace was on me, I was assured by mature people that maturity would cure this itch.

I can understand why a system built on a pattern must try to destroy the free mind, for that is one thing which can by inspection destroy such a system. Surely I can understand this, and I hate it and I will fight against it to preserve the one thing that separates us from the uncreative beasts. If the glory can be killed, we are lost.

I was born lost and take no pleasure in being found.

Travels with charley 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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A question is a trap and an answer is your foot in it.


When we get these thruways across the whole country, as we will and must, it will be possible to drive from New York to California without seeing a single thing.

It seems to me Montana is a great splash of grandeur.

The scale is huge but not overpowering. The land is rich with grass and color, and the mountains are the kind I would create if mountains were ever put on my agenda.

Travels with charley quote We are what our thougts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words a
We are what our thougts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.

When the virus of restlessness begins to take possession of a wayward man, and the road away from Here seems broad and straight and sweet, the victim must first find himself a good and sufficient reason for going.

I wonder why progress looks so much like destruction.

Literature is as old as speech. It grew out of a human need for it, and it has not changed except to become more needed