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Travelling expands the mind rarely. ...
by Hans Christian Andersen

Travelling expands the mind rarely.
- Hans Christian Andersen

Related topics: Travel

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen PHOTO

Where words fail, music speaks.
- Hans Christian Andersen

My life is a lovely story, happy and full of incident.
- Hans Christian Andersen

 

Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.
- Hans Christian Andersen

Most of the people who will walk after me will be children,
so make the beat keep time with short steps.
- Hans Christian Andersen

Just living is not enough.
One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.
- Hans Christian Andersen

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Every man's life is a fairy tale written by God's fingers.
- Hans Christian Andersen

The trouble with travelling back later on is that you
can never repeat the same experience.
- Michael Palin

Life is a travelling to the edge of knowledge,
then a leap taken.
- David Herbert Lawrence

We have been travelling through a cloud.
The sky has been dark ever since the war began.
- Black Kettle

Wisdom and understanding can only become the possession
of individual men by travelling the old road of observation,
attention, perseverance, and industry.
- Samuel Smiles

I've done a reasonable amount of travelling,
which I enjoyed, but not for too long at a time.
- Dennis Ritchie

One of the main points about travelling is to develop
in us a feeling of solidarity,
of that oneness without which no better world is possible.
- Ella Maillart

Nothing gives me as much pleasure as travelling.
I love getting on trains and boats and planes.
- Alan Rickman

I mean you might say he had a travelling post office,
but also Barney was very, very active.
He was a legal officer for the NAACP and they had a
lot of problems after Pease.
- Betty Hill

The slow-motion replay doesn't show how fast the ball was really travelling.
- Richie Benaud

I just don't like travelling very much.
- Jo Brand

I wear my shadows where they're harder to see,
but they follow me everywhere.
I guess that should tell me I'm travelling toward light.
- Bruce Cockburn

When you're travelling, you are what you are right there and then.
People don't have your past to hold against you.
No yesterdays on the road.
- William Least Heat-Moon

Travelling is almost like talking with those of other centuries.
- Rene Descartes

I have been lucky enough to have had the opportunity
of travelling across this country and enduring all
the classic situations that go with talking to people.
- Barbara Amiel

Man, as we know him, is a poor creature;
he is halfway between an ape and a god and he is travelling in the right direction.
- Dean Inge

Most of these pictures, taken while travelling,
were developed on the mantelpiece of a hotel room,
which proves that the method is easy enough to carry out.
- Gabriel Lippmann

It's a well known thing that ordinary perceptions can
have a strange aspect when one is travelling.
- Kenneth Koch

Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening
the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us.
Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

Captain is a good travelling name and so I take it.
- George Farquhar

All your travelling is together, you eat together,
you're on stage as a band together, when you get to
the sound-check the band and the crew are all together.
- Joan Armatrading

I think that what I'm interested with is the creative side of music-making,
rather than all the travelling.
- Michael Giles

My mother was killed in a plane crash,
so I hate travelling in planes.
Death is so unexpected.
I would actually rather stay at home and not go anywhere.
- Linda McCartney

Modern travelling is not travelling at all;
it is merely being sent to a place,
and very little different from becoming a parcel.
- John Ruskin

If an ass goes travelling he will not come home a horse.
- Thomas Fuller

We're travelling for about nine-and-a-half months a year.
- George Shearing

I have learned so much from working with other poets,
travelling and reading with them, spending days discussing poems in progress.
There is the sense that we are all, as writers,
part of something which is more powerful than any of us.
- Helen Dunmore

Until 1914 I loved to travel; I often went to Italy
and once spent a few months in India.
Since then I have almost entirely abandoned travelling,
and I have not been outside of Switzerland for over ten years.
- Herman Hesse

One minute we can be in a small club,
the next minute we can be in a coliseum,
and the next minute we can be in a small auditorium.
It varies, depending on the promoter,
the budget, and the travelling distance.
- Ben E. King

Imagine - four years you could have spent travelling
around Europe meeting people,
or going to the Far East of Africa or India,
meeting people, exchanging ideas, reading all you wanted to anyway,
and instead I wasted it at Roosevelt.
- Shel Silverstein

I like travelling and if I have to come to Hollywood to make a movie I will,
but otherwise I'd never move there.
It's very much an industry town and that doesn't really interest me.
- Juliette Binoche

What I enjoy most is travelling to different places and meeting new people.
For me, it's all about life experiences,
and I'm very grateful that acting allows me so many
interesting and fulfilling ones.
- Jensen Ackles

Though actually the work of man's hands -
or,
more properly speaking, the work of his travelling feet,
- roads have long since come to seem so much a part
of Nature that we have grown to think of them as a
feature of the landscape no less natural than rocks and trees.
- Richard Le Gallienne

Science Fiction is not just about the future of space
ships travelling to other planets,
it is fiction based on science and I am using science
as my basis for my fiction,
but it's the science of prehistory -
palaeontology and archaeology -
rather than astronomy or physics.
- Jean M. Auel

But the problem with coaching is that it is a full-time job.
By that I mean for at least 40 weeks in a year you
have to be with the player,
either travelling or training.
Right now I don't want to do that.
- Richard Krajicek

Intellectuals, academics, writers and poets were an
important force in the early groups of volunteers.
They had the means to get to Spain and were accustomed to travelling,
whereas very few workers had left British shores.
- Bill Alexander

I actually use a computer a lot.
I have three computers that I use on a regular basis -
one is on my desk top in my Washington office,
another is at home, and I have my laptop that I use when I'm travelling.
- Rick Boucher

Travelling to different countries is a goal.
I wouldn't mind playing huge places if we got an opportunity to,
but it's nice to play small places too.
Fish was saying yesterday that he doesn't ever want to play stadiums,
or maybe he would once, he said.
- Mike Gordon

If I'm going away for longer than a week I take a suitcase
and check it in but I'm good at packing light and quick -
years of modelling,
travelling and living out of a suitcase has trained me well.
- Lisa Snowdon

Raising a small child as a woman while travelling 10
months out of the year would,
I believe, be something I would not be able or even want to do,
although with the amazing example of Leila,
I am no longer so sure.
- Lara St.
John

The reason I'm travelling so much is because of reasons
that weren't completely planned.
Several of the shows became successful and were invited
to go to other places and they've all happened at similar times.
- Matthew Bourne

A farmer travelling with his load Picked up a horseshoe on the road,
And nailed if fast to his barn door,
That luck might down upon him pour; That every blessing
known in life Might crown his homestead and his wife,
And never any kind of harm Descend upon his growing farm.
- James Thomas Fields

Life expands to fill your dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For some of us, the world appears to provide
only a fixed quantity of each resource -
a limited amount of food, of money,
of love, of success, of appreciation.
For others, life is unlimited.
Their world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that they contribute.
In this world-view, money that is spent
or given away returns multiplied.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
- Anais Nin

The abundance of life is unlimited -
it expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that you contribute.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is unlimited - it expands with the generosity,
compassion, inventiveness, and service that you contribute.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Time expands like a brightly colored balloon
when it is filled with joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love allows your beloved the freedom to be unlike you.
Attachment asks for conformity to your needs and desires.
Love imposes no demands.
Attachment expresses an overwhelming demand - "Make me feel whole."
Love expands beyond the limits of two people.
Attachment tries to exclude everything but two people.
- Deepak Chopra in The Path to Love

My world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that I contribute.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I admire the wonders of a sunset
or the beauty of the moon,
my soul expands in the worship of the creator.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Life is unlimited.
Your world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that you contribute.
Money that is spent or given away returns multiplied.
The more love that is given, the more love returns.
The more a helping hand is given, the more hands
are strengthened and empowered to help.
We can help each other to all be winners.
We can all have food, and jobs, and love, and happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.
- C. Northcote Parkinson

The personal life deeply lived
always expands into truths beyond itself.
- Anais Nin

Too often I find that the volume of paper expands to
fill the available briefcases.
- Jerry Brown

The State thrives on war - unless, of course,
it is defeated and crushed - expands on it,
glories in it.
- Murray Rothbard

Lying increases the creative faculties,
expands the ego, and lessens the frictions of social contacts.
- Clare Boothe Luce

Humor expands our limited picture frame and gets us
to see more than just our problem.
- Allen Klein

When any organizational entity expands beyond 21 members,
the real power will be in some smaller body.
- C. Northcote Parkinson

Gold like the sun, which melts wax, but hardens clay,
expands great souls.
- Antoine Rivarol

A well-ordered life is like climbing a tower;
the view halfway up is better than the view from the base,
and it steadily becomes finer as the horizon expands.
- William Lyon Phelps

Television contracts the imagination and radio expands it.
- Terry Wogan

There are no morals about technology at all.
Technology expands our ways of thinking about things,
expands our ways of doing things.
If we're bad people we use technology for bad purposes
and if we're good people we use it for good purposes.
- Herbert Simon

We do not see the sort of fundamental changes that
would be necessary to reduce the trajectory of federal
health spending by a significant amount and,
on the contrary, the legislation significantly expands
the federal responsibility for health care costs.
- Doug Elmendorf


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