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❝My philosophy
like colour TV
is all there
in black and white❞
Monty Python

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A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
Laozi (?-c500 BCE)

Bananas without a ‘B’ are pineapples.

Having a wonderful wine, wish you were beer.

I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list.
Susan Sontag (1933-2004)

If it's tourist season, why can't we shoot them?

It's not too far; it just seems like it is.

Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.
Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)

The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.
Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

The only true voyage of discovery, the only fountain of Eternal Youth, would be not to visit strange lands but to possess other eyes...
Marcel Proust (1871-1922)

The towels were so thick there I could hardly close my suitcase.

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.
Augustine of Hippo (354-430)

There are two classes of travel: first class, and with children.
Robert Benchley (1889-1945)

There is no future in time travel.

Tourists are terrorists with cameras. Terrorists are tourists with guns.

Tourists don't know where they've been, travelers don't know where they're going.
Paul Theroux (1941- )

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