Archive for January, 2012

A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world. -John le Carre

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world. -by John le Carre

When it is dark enough, you can see the stars. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Monday, January 30th, 2012

When it is dark enough, you can see the stars. -by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Travel is the best way we have of rescuing the humanity of places… -Pico Iyer

Friday, January 27th, 2012

Travel is the best way we have of rescuing the humanity of places, and saving them from abstraction and ideology. -by Pico Iyer, “Why We Travel”

To appreciate the comfort of noise, you also need the comfort of silence

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

To appreciate the comfort of noise, you also need the comfort of silence. I’ll unplug when I get where I’m going. -by Daisann McLane

There are only two ways to live your life

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is. -by Albert Einstein

The wanderer’s danger is to find comfort

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

The wanderer’s danger is to find comfort. -by William Least Heat Moon

The road of life twists and turns and no two directions are ever the same

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

The road of life twists and turns and no two directions are ever the same. Yet, our lessons come from the journey, not the destination. -by Don Williams Jr.

The saying “Getting there is half the fun” became obsolete with the advent of commercial airlines

Friday, January 20th, 2012

The saying “Getting there is half the fun” became obsolete with the advent of commercial airlines. -by Henry J. Tillman

The fool wanders, a wise man travels

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

The fool wanders, a wise man travels. -by Thomas Fuller

Rome was a poem pressed into service as a city

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

Rome was a poem pressed into service as a city. -by Anatole Broyard