Not only does travel give us a new system of reckoning, it also brings to the fore unknown aspects of our own self. Our consciousness being broadened and enriched, we shall judge ourselves more correctly.
More Quotes from Ella Maillart:No sooner had I left to cruise the Mediterranean than the following question preoccupied me How far does one kill a journey by making it become real
Shall we ever see the 10 million things of the universe simultaneously in order to be the all? I am convinced that to live is to travel towards the world's end.
One travels to escape from it all, but that is the great illusion: It cannot be done, since one travels with one's mind.
Only when one is able to grasp wideness can one possess it.
We want to feel that this earth is all ours, like our parents' house when we were children.
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