‘Extra Gottingam non est vita, si est vita non est ita.‘– August Ludwig von Schlözer
“Kennst du die Perle, die Perle Tirols,– Karl Ganzer
das Städchen Kufstein, das kennst du wohl.
Umrahmt von Bergen, so friedlich und still:
Ja das ist Kufstein, an dem grünen Inn.”
‘Do not grow old, no matter how long you live.
Never cease to stand like curious children
before the great mystery into which we were born.’
– Albert Einstein
„Peculiar travel suggestions
are dancing lessons from god.”
– Kurt Vonnegut
“How often have I said to you
that when you have eliminated the impossible,
must be the truth?”
– Arthur Conan Doyle: Sherlock Holmes in “The Sign of Four”
“There are two places in the world where men can most effectively disappear — the city of London and the South Seas.”
– Herman Melville
“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.”
– Mark Twain.
“I have never found the companion
that was so companionable
– Henry David Thoreau.
intelligence like travel.”
– Émile Zola
“If you prick us, do we not bleed?
If you tickle us, do we not laugh?
If you poison us, do we not die?
And if you wrong us, shall we not revenge?”
– William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice (act 3, scene 1)