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Tourist Quotes

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The traveler sees what he sees,
the tourist sees what he has come to see.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Travel World Observation Attention

I'm not on this trip as a tourist.
- Bono

I don't mind being a tourist at all,
and a gawker.
I just walk around.
- Ann Robinson

The tourist who moves about to see and hear and open
himself to all the influences of the places which condense
centuries of human greatness is only a man in search of excellence.
- Max Lerner

 

I will not be just a tourist in the world of images,
just watching images passing by which I cannot live in,
make love to, possess as permanent sources of joy and ecstasy.
- Anais Nin

The tourist transports his own values and demands to
his destinations and implants them like an infectious disease,
decimating whatever values existed before.
- Arthur Erickson

The worst thing about being a tourist is having other
tourists recognize you as a tourist.
- Russell Baker

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The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people,
of adventure, of experience.
The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him.
He goes "sight-seeing."
- Daniel J. Boorstin

The British tourist is always happy abroad as long
as the natives are waiters.
- Robert Morley

Terri and her mother arrived.
She was obviously a dedicated stage mother because
she was loaded down with camera equipment,
looking like a Japanese tourist.
- Audrey Meadows

The average tourist wants to go to places where there are no tourists.
- Sam Ewing

I hope I'm not a tourist attraction -
I'm sure that they come here really because St.
Andrews is just amazing, a beautiful place.
- Prince William

I'm not a good tourist, I don't like tourism.
- Joe Sacco

The camera makes everyone a tourist in other people's reality,
and eventually in one's own.
- Susan Sontag

The tourist may complain of other tourists,
but he would be lost without them.
- Agnes Repplier

In fact, Tibet is one of the most popular European
tourist attraction of asia.
- Alex Chiu

The elephants were being slaughtered in masses.
Some were even killed in the vicinity of big tourist hotels.
- Richard Leakey

I miss my family, and I like being a tourist when I go back.
- Tim Roth

After 13 years of life on the half shell in Hollywood,
I have made a trip where I wasn't a tourist.
- Edgar Bergen

We just kind saw the images and knew the cliches,
so to have the opportunity to go there and learn something
about Russian music and about Russian people and to
see things apart from being a tourist.
- Marc Almond

My only failure was the restaurant in Myrtle Beach.
I kept it open for four years.
It was in a tourist town, it was only busy four and half,
five months of the year.
But the bills kept coming all year.
- Mickey Gilley

They read their sports pages, know their statistics
and either root like hell or boo our butts off.
I love it.
Give me vocal fans, pro or con, over the tourist types
who show up in Houston or Montreal and just sit there.
- Mike Schmidt

I can't tell you how much I love Target and Costco,
that kind of culture, because it's something I never felt a part of.
I've always felt like a tourist because I have never fit in anywhere.
- Augusten Burroughs

I wanted to go back to Sun.
Unfortunately, most of the gear is gone from Sun.
The way I take it now, it's almost like a tourist destination.
So, it would have been pretty difficult to have brought
all the gear into Sun to make it like it was in the '50's.
- Brian Setzer

My writing is a combination of three elements.
The first is travel: not travel like a tourist,
but travel as exploration.
The second is reading literature on the subject.
The third is reflection.
- Ryszard Kapuscinski

Well, it was just, the bars was all just like the bamboo roofs and everything.
You know.
As I say, to me, it's completely spoiled all,
all these places now.
Make them all just tourist traps.
- David Walker

I read about this hotel that was great,
down in the south of the island, not in a touristy area.
I had no particular desire ever to go to Jamaica,
but I thought, what the hell? Sounds nice.
Let's go!
- Jeremy Northam

We are all tourists in history, and irony is what we win in wars.
- Anatole Broyard

Tourists don't know where they've been,
travelers don't know where they're going.
- Paul Theroux

Yeah, I had an idea to make a very scary movie,
based on a kind of serial murderer that preys on tourists.
- Brian De Palma

Carloads of tourists would photograph the family mailbox,
and there was weird mail, death threats.
- Henry Thomas

I have come to the conclusion that the major part of
the work of a President is to increase the gate receipts
of expositions and fairs and bring tourists to town.
- William Howard Taft

The Broadway audience is made up of a greater percentage of tourists now.
There's not nearly as much variety and danger and challenge in what's being offered.
- John Lithgow

I represent central Florida, which depends on tourists
for its economic survival.
We need people to be able to get to the State and enjoy it.
- Corrine Brown

With everything it has to offer, Las Vegas is an obvious
destination for tourists,
as proven by the over 40 million visitors the city welcomes per year.
- Jon Porter

Since both its national products, snow and chocolate,
melt, the cuckoo clock was invented solely in order
to give tourists something solid to remember it by.
- Alan Coren

I am leaving the town to the invaders:
increasingly numerous,
mediocre, dirty, badly behaved, shameless tourists.
- Brigitte Bardot

In the middle ages people were tourists because of their religion,
whereas now they are tourists because tourism is their religion.
- Robert Runcie

After I convinced them that I was a harmless novelist,
I actually got them to give me a tour of the harem -
which is usually off limits for tourists.
- Dorothy Dunnett

I quit flying years ago.
I don't want to die with tourists.
- Billy Bob Thornton

We are each other's seventh largest trading partner,
we are the fifth largest investor there and likewise,
we have a lot of exchanges between political leaders,
businessmen, tourists and school children too.
- Sellapan Ramanathan

Prayer for many is like a foreign land.
When we go there, we go as tourists.
Like most tourists, we feel uncomfortable and out of place.
Like most tourists, we therefore move on before too
long and go somewhere else.
- Robert McAfee Brown

It's tourists in New York.
Everything is geared towards that.
It's so hard on Broadway now for them to get people in there.
They have to compete with so many other entertainments,
so they have to bring a star in which puts people there out of work.
- Delta Burke

How many people have a family grave in the backyard?
I'm sure I'll end up there,
or I'll shrink my head and put it in a glass box in the living room.
I'll get more tourists to Graceland that way.
- Lisa Marie Presley

There's no way New Orleans will ever be the city it was.
I think it will have half the population.
They may create a sort of Disneyland at the French Quarter for tourists.
The rest I don't know.
- Geraldo Rivera

The Smithsonian Festival of American Folklife,
actually, was an effort to put something on the mall
in Washington so American tourists could walk through America,
and in their minds everything on the mall would be American.
- Bernice Johnson Reagon

To supply people for ages in camps makes no sense...
you have to rebuild that cabana that they rent out
to tourists on the weekend.
They need help getting their fields repaired and their boats repaired.
- Sam Worthington

The People's Republic of China has not yet reached
the military might of the Soviet Empire.
It requires a little more time and a little more infusion of Western aid,
loans, technology and the hard currency of our tourists.
- Barbara Amiel

I did not feel 'evil' when I wrote advertisements for Puerto Rico.
They helped attract industry and tourists to a country
which had been living on the edge of starvation for 400 years.
- David Ogilvy

The world does not need tourists who ride by in a bus clucking their tongues.
The world as it is needs those who will love it enough to change it,
with what they have, where they are.
- Robert Fulghum

But the Spain which emerged around 1960,
beginning with its economic miracle,
created by the invasion of tourists,
can no longer result in impassioned dedication on the
part of its intellectuals,
and even less on the part of foreign intellectuals.
- Juan Goytisolo

Live out of your imagination, not your history.
- Stephen Covey

Who has fully realized that history
is not contained in thick books
but lives in our very blood?
- Carl Jung

Yesterday is history,
tomorrow is a mystery.
Today is a gift.
That is why it is called Present.
- Anonymous

Well-behaved women seldom make history.
- Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

A small body of determined spirits
fired by an unquenchable faith
in their mission
can alter the course of history.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes,
follies, and misfortunes of mankind.
- Edward Gibbon

We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason
if we dig deep in our history and remember
that we are not descended from fearful men,
not from men who feared to write, to speak,
to associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
- Edward R. Murrow

Naturally, every age thinks that all ages before it were prejudiced,
and today we think this more than ever, and are just as wrong
as all previous ages that thought so.
How often have we not seen the truth condemned!
It is sad but unfortunately true that man learns nothing from history.
- Carl Jung

The past actually happened but history is only what someone wrote down.
- A. Whitney Brown

History is a tool used by politicians to justify their intentions.
- Ted Koppel

The importance of history is in it's
educational value for our lives today,
not in regret, resentment, or revenge.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

History is a pack of lies about events that never happened
told by people who weren't there.
- George Santayana

History is a gallery of pictures in which there are
few originals and many copies.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition.
- Henry James

Human history becomes more and more a race between
education and catastrophe.
- H. G. Wells

You have to look at history as an evolution of society.
- Jean Chretien

It's a very good historical book about history.
- Dan Quayle

People that are really very weird can get into sensitive
positions and have a tremendous impact on history.
- Dan Quayle

History is more or less bunk.
- Henry Ford

Everything we say, do, think, and feel
is a product of our personal history
and the collective history of humankind.
Our name for these histories is "prejudice."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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