By Joanne-Marie Quotes April 12, 2013 On Travel “People travel to wonder at the height of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars; and they pass by themselves without wondering.” quotesst. augustinetravel SHARE THIS: Previous articleHappy _th Birthday to Me! Who? Me? Next article“Interior Motif” You may also like May 22, 2013 Personal Philosophy March 22, 2013 Inspiration March 12, 2013 Creative Advice December 5, 2012 Children 2 Comments April 15, 2013 Alex Peterson Hi. I was searching through the net on quotes about travel and providentially stumbled upon your page. Since I currently suffer from wanderlust fever aka traveler’s bug, I enjoyed this gem of a quote. Due props to you since most don’t quote Augustine nowadays. Another deceased but still all the more wise man was GK Chesteron who said about travel, ““The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one’s own country as a foreign land.” Indeed. a/p April 15, 2013 jmdelarama Wise men and saying indeed! Don’t we all enjoy and anticipate to have the travel bug? We yearn for it because through those journeys we also get to learn more about ourselves and our undiscovered surroundings. May you have more awesome and inspiring travels ahead! Thanks for the props. It’s one of my favorite quotes.