"I want to turn the clock back to when people lived in small villages and took care of each other."
- Pete Seeger
"How satisfying to the human soul it is to create a beloved memory with someone you love."
- Shari Bradbury
"To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries."
- Aldous Huxley
"I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored that the day."
- Vincent Van Gogh
"What is done cannot be undone, but one can prevent it happening again."
- Anne Frank
"Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love."
- George Eliot
"Go through your phone book, call people and ask them to drive you to the airport. The ones who will drive you are your true friends. The rest aren't bad people; they're just acquaintances."
- Jay Leno
"May what I do flow from me like a river, no forcing and no holding back, the way it is with children."
- Rainer Maria Rilke
"Monsters exist, but they are too few in number to be truly dangerous. More dangerous are the common men, the functionaries ready to believe and to act without asking questions."
- Primo Levi, Holocaust Survivor
"It's beautiful here. They said that of course, that Budapest is beautiful. But it is in fact almost ludicrously beautiful."
- Anthony Bourdain
"Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you'd drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories."
- Ray Bradbury
"Let us build such a church, that those who come after us all take us for madmen," said the old canon of Seville, when the great cathedral was planned. Perhaps through every mind passes some such thought, when it first entertains the design of a great and seemingly impossible action, the end of which it dimly foresees. This divine madness enters more or less into all our noblest undertakings."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"I was offered a free villa in Hollywood but I said no thank you, I prefer to live in Italy."
- Ennio Morricone
"I grew up in a forest. It's like a room. It's protected. Like a cathedral...it is a place between heaven and earth."
- Anselm Kiefer
"We are all pilgrims who seek Italy."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"I cannot imagine any writer who would not fight for his peace and quiet."
- Wislawa Szymborska
"The spirit of humility is sweeter than honey, and those who nourish themselves with this honey produce sweet fruit."
- St. Anthony of Padua
"What strange phenomena we find in a great city, all we need do is stroll wth our eyes open. Life swarms with innocent monsters."
- Charles Baudelaire
“Once a year, go somewhere you have never been before.”
- Dalai Lama
"A traveler enters the world into which he travels, but a tourist brings his own world with him and never sees the one he's in."
- Thomas H. Cook, The Crime of Julian Wells