Travel Quotes

Over the years many people, famous and not so, have pondered the value of travel for the heart and soul. I’ve been collecting some of my favourite quotes along the way and have matched them up with a couple of paintings and photos of il bel paese, Italy and beyond.

“Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go.” Truman Capote Regatta Veneziana by Giorgio De Chirico (1888 – 1978)

“Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go.” Truman Capote
Regatta Veneziana by Giorgio De Chirico (1888 – 1978)

“Open my heart and you will see
Graved inside of it, Italy”.
―Robert Browning (1812–89)

"When I walk up the piazza of Santa Croce I feel as if it were not a Florentine nor an European church but a church built by and for the human race." —Ralph Waldo Emerson

“When I walk up the piazza of Santa Croce I feel as if it were not a Florentine nor an European church but a church built by and for the human race.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

“You may have the universe if I may have Italy”– Giuseppe Verdi

The Creator

“The Creator made Italy by designs from Michelangelo” – Mark Twain

“To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries” – Aldous Huxley

Once a year

“If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet” – Rachel Wolchin.

Travel light

Travel light in life…..Unknown

“To travel is to take a journey into yourself” – Danny Kaye

"My favourite thing is to go where I've never been." Diane Arbus.  (A Castle in Disneyland, by Diane Arbus, 1962)

“My favourite thing is to go where I’ve never been.” Diane Arbus.
(A Castle in Disneyland, by Diane Arbus, 1962)

"Not all those who wander are lost."  J.R.R. Tolkien

“Not all those who wander are lost.” J.R.R. Tolkien

Widen your horizons. Newborough beach, near Llanfairpwllgwyngyll on Anglesey. Photo and quote by Rachael Magowan.

Widen your horizons. Newborough beach, near Llanfairpwllgwyngyll on Anglesey.                                                                            Photo and quote by Rachael Magowan, www.rachaelmagowan.com

“Se lo puoi sognare, lo puoi fare” – If you can dream it, you can do it. Enzo Ferrari.

“Se lo puoi sognare, lo puoi fare” – If you can dream it, you can do it. Enzo Ferrari.

I’m sure this collection will grow and grow and if you have a favourite travel quote why not leave me a comment below so I can add it to the gallery! Buon viaggio tutti!

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