Travels With Charley Quotes by John Steinbeck and many others.
I was born lost and take no pleasure in being found.
So in our pride we ordered for breakfast an omelet, toast and coffee and what has just arrived is a tomato salad with onions, a dish of pickles, a big slice of watermelon and two bottles of cream soda.
This monster of a land, this mightiest of nations, this spawn of the future, turns out to be the macrocosm of microcosm me.
Four hoarse blasts of a ship’s whistle still raise the hair on my neck and set my feet to tapping.
Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts… perhaps the fear of a loss of power.
It seems to me Montana is a great splash of grandeur. The scale is huge but not overpowering. The land is rich with grass and color, and the mountains are the kind I would create if mountains were ever put on my agenda.
I find out of long experience that I admire all nations and hate all governments
A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policies and coercion are fruitless. We find after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us.
A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike.
Many a trip continues long after movement in time and space have ceased.
This I must fight against: any idea, religion, or government which limits or destroys the individual.
The free exploring mind of the individual human is the most valuable thing in the world.
We don’t take a trip. A trip takes us.
When the virus of restlessness begins to take possession of a wayward man, and the road away from Here seems broad and straight and sweet, the victim must first find himself a good and sufficient reason for going.
A question is a trap and an answer is your foot in it.
We value virtue but do not discuss it. The honest bookkeeper, the faithful wife, the earnest scholar get little of our attention compared to the embezzler, the tramp, the cheat.
A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policing, and coercion are fruitless. We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us.
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