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Not all of us can do great things

Not all of us can do great things aylake quote

Not all of us can do great things

Not all of us can do great things.

But we can do small things

with great love.

“Our happiest moments as tourists always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of something else.” – Lawrence Block

“You will, if you’re wise and know the art of travel, let yourself go on the stream of the unknown and accept whatever comes in the spirit in which the gods may offer it.” – Freya Stark

“The air was soft, the stars so fine, the promise of every cobbled alley so great, that I thought I was in a dream.” – Jack Kerouac

“Actually, the best gift you could have given her was a lifetime of adventures.” – Lewis Carroll 

“If happiness is the goal – and it should be, then adventures should be top priority.” -Richard Branson

 

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

“Don’t be afraid to fail, be afraid not to try.”

“Wake up and be awesome!” 

“Travel far enough you meet yourself.” – David Mitchell

“Life is better when you smile!”

 

“We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.” – Hilaire Belloc

“I met a lot of people in Europe. I even encountered myself.” – James Baldwin

“A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” – Tim Cahill

“As soon as I saw you, I knew an adventure was about to happen.” – Winnie the Pooh

“It doesn’t matter where you’re going, it’s who you have beside you.” – Unknown

 

“She’s a mess of gorgeous chaos. And you can see it in her eyes.”

“Believe in the power of yourself”

“Better an oops than a what if.”

“Make them stop and stare.”

“The value of your travels does not hinge on how many stamps you have in your passport when you get home.” – Rolf Potts

 

“People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home.” – Rolf Potts

“Travel can be a kind of monasticism on the move: on the road, we often live more simple, with no more possessions than we can carry, and surrendering ourselves to chance. This is what Camus meant he said that “what gives value to travel is fear” – disruption, in other words, (or emancipation) from circumstance, and all the habits behing which we hide.” – Pico Iyer

“Curiosity about the extraordinary in the ordinary moves the heart of the traveler intent on seeing behind the veil of tourism.” – Phil Cousineau

“Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends… The mind can never break off from the journey.” – Pat Conroy

“It’s not where you are today that counts. It’s where you are headed.” – Arthur F. Lenehan

 

“Ownership of most things is overrated. Ownership of worldly experience is not.” – Dave Levant

“A great way to learn about your country is to leave it.” – Henry Rollins

“All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to improve his own, and if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it.” – Samuel Johnson

“The true fruit of travel is perhaps the feeling of being nearly everywhere at home.” – Freya Stark 

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