Inspirational Quotes

Sunset in MelakaIf you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them – HENRY DAVID THOREAU, WALDEN

Lighthouse at Hells Gates

Vagabonding is not a social gesture, nor is it a moral high ground. It’s not a seamless twelve-step program of travel correctness or a political statement that demands the reinvention of society. Rather, it’s a personal act that demands only the realignment of self – ROLF POTTS

A ship in harbor is safe — but that is not what ships are built for – JOHN A SHEDD

I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list — SUSAN SONTAG

You can’t have a favourite place until you’ve seen them all – ??

To absorb a thing is better than to learn it, and we absorb what we enjoy. We learn things at school; we absorb them in the fields and woods – JOHN BURROUGHS

I was already happy yesterday, am today and will be tomorrow. I’m a complex character – STEVE GUERDA

Tea EstateIf you don’t like being a doormat then get off the floor – ANON

The most effective way to do it, is to do it – AMELIA EARHART

The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself – ANNA QUINDLEN

Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be – ELIZABETH GILBERT

I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career – GLORIA STEINEM

It’s the good girls who keep diaries, the bad girls never have the time – TALULLAH BANKHEAD

Never take advice from someone who is in a position that you don’t want to be in – ANON

You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed – ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPERY in The Little Prince

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step – LAO TZU

When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you feel comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable – CLIFTON FADIMAN

All I really want to do is spend my life travelling the world, reading books that take my breath away, drinking all kinds of tea and occasionally write something. I mean, is that too much to ask for? – ANON

Travelling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller – IBN BATULA

I always wonder why birds stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on earth. Then I ask myself the same question – HARUN YAHYA

I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train – OSCAR WILDE

The view from our 'bure'

If you’re going through hell, keep going – WINSTON CHURCHHILL

To wish you were someone else is to waste the person you are – UNKNOWN

Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle – CHRISTIAN D. LARSON

You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough – MAE WEST

In the end it’s not the years in your life that count, but the life in your years – ABRAHAM LINCOLN

If you’re waiting for every single thing in your life to fall into place, you’ll be waiting forever, and before long, it will be too late – ADAM SEPER

Sweetie, like love, people don’t live inside of life, life lives inside of you. Open yourself up to it and there’s no stopping your heart― CARROLL BRYANTChildren Of The Flower Power

Don’t be afraid of death so much as an inadequate life ― BERTOLT BRECHT

The only currency that we really have to spend during our lives is time. Everything else is just a sub-category ― STEPHEN R. BOWN

…praise does not make anything better or worse ― MARCUS AURELIUS, Meditations

Life is not about finding yourself, it’s about creating yourself – GEORGE BERNARD SHAW

If you’re still looking for that one person who can change your life, take a look in the mirror – UNKNOWN

The thing is, it’s very likely that whatever you’re doing right now, the thing you’re a bit angsty about, is, or was at one time your dream – UNKNOWN

Living the Dream is a buzz phrase. It’s like a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow – it doesn’t exist. One can chase a dream but the thing about dreams is they’re always changing. We’re always seeking something bigger, better, higher, and more amazing. There’s nothing wrong with that but recognizing it and deciding to be happy in the current circumstances is the only way to truly “live the dream” which is simply to enjoy life – KRISTIN ADDIS