Miss Footloose loves quotations about expats and travel. And since she needs a break from story telling she decided to share some of her gems with you.
There is nothing like a comfortable adventure to put people in a good humour…”
– Peter Mayle
Three things spoil a man’s health: worry, travel, and sin. – The Talmud
Remember the Old Traveler’s Saying: “You may lose your money and your health and your sanity and some important organs, but they can’t take away your travel memories unless they hit you hard on the head.” From Dave Barry’s Only Travel Guide You’ll Ever Need by Dave Barry
You’re an expatriate. You’ve lost touch with the soil. You get precious. Fake European standards have ruined you. You drink yourself to death. You become obsessed with sex. You spend all your time talking, not working. You are an expatriate, see? You hang around cafes. – Ernest Hemingway
The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it. – Rudyard Kipling
Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness. – Mark Twain
(So make friends with this guy already)
To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries. – Aldous Huxley
Be careful going in search of adventure. It is ridiculously easy to find. – William Least Heat Moon.
I travel a lot; I hate having my life interrupted by routine. – Caskie Stinnett
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You know what’s coming, don’t you? Please share your pearls of wisdom!