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Thoughts on Travel

Published: Feb 25, 2014 06:22:11 AM IST
Updated: Feb 20, 2014 03:30:30 PM IST
Thoughts on Travel
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In both business and personal life, I’ve always found that travel inspires me more than anything else I do. Evidence of the languages, cultures, scenery, food, and design sensibilities that I discover all over the world can be found in every piece of my jewellery.
Ivanka Trump

You and I come by road or rail, but economists travel on infrastructure.
Margaret Thatcher

The photograph reverses the purpose of travel, which until now had been to encounter the strange and unfamiliar.
Marshall McLuhan

Travel is one of the best anti-war weapons that there are. I’ve been to Iran, and if you’re there you see little kids, cops, old people, cemeteries. Once you see that, you can’t say, ‘Oh, Iran, let’s bomb them.’
Viggo Mortensen

The helicopter is a fine way to travel, but it induces a view of the world that only God and CEOs share on a regular basis.
Morley Safer

Airplane travel is nature’s way of making you look like your passport photo.
Al Gore

Kilometres are shorter than miles. Save gas, take your next trip in kilometres.
George Carlin

You define a good flight by negatives: You didn’t get hijacked, you didn’t crash, you didn’t throw up, you weren’t late, you weren’t nauseated by the food. So you are grateful.
Paul Theroux

When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money.

I love to travel, but hate to arrive.
Albert Einstein

Now, they say that New Zealand is beautiful and I do not know—because after 22 hours on a plane any landmass would be beautiful.
Lewis Black

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(This story appears in the 07 March, 2014 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)

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