For those little moments of doubt when you find yourself straddling the fence in need of a friendly push to get you over and across the line. Read on, there’s something for everyone.

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A child can teach an adult three things: to be happy for no reason, to always be busy with something, and to know how to demand with all his might that which he desires.–Paulo Coelho

If you were going todie soon and had only one phone call you could make, who would you call and what would you say? And why are you waiting?–Stephen Levine

The soul is healed by being with children.–Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.–Seneca

You don’t have to be rich to travel well.–Eugene Fodor

While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is
all about.–Angela Schwindt

A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.—Tim Cahill

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.—Mark Twain



Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.—Helen Keller

There is no moment of delight in any pilgrimage like the beginning of it.—Charles Dudley Warner

Traveling, it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.—Ibn Battuta

Travel is the frivolous part of serious lives, and the serious part of frivolous ones.—Anne Sophie Swetchine

Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and celebrate the journey.—Fitzhugh Mullan

The journey, not the arrival matters.—T.S. Elliot

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.—Ralph Waldo Emerson

Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travellers don’t know where they’re going.—Paul Theroux

Not all those that wander are lost.—J.R.R Tolkien

Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe.http://journeyswithkaia.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/JourneyKaia.jpgAnatole France

If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better
stay at home.–James Mitchener

To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.—Bill Bryson

Let your memory be your travel bag.—Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Travel is more than seeing of sights, it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.—Miriam Beard

Long voyages, great lies.—Italian proverb

I travel a lot, I hate having my life disrupted by routine.—Caskie Stinnett

If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them, and half as much money.—Abigail Van Buren

Your days are only important if you decide to make them important.—S.A. Tawks

Waste your money and you’re only out of money, but waste your time and you’ve lost a part of
your life.–Michael Leboeuf

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life in such a manner that when you die the world cries and you rejoice.–Indian Proverb

Use your health, even to the point of wearing it out. That is what it is for. Spend all you have before you die; do not outlive yourself.–George Bernard Shaw

Why be saddled with this thing called life expectancy? Of what relevance to an individual is such a statistic? Am I to concern myself with an allotment of days I never had and was never promised? Must I check off each day of my life as if I am subtracting from this imaginary hoard? No, on the contrary, I will add each ay of my life to my treasure of days lived. And with each day, my treasure will grow, not diminish.–Robert Brault

Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all people cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.–Maya Angelou

We’re fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance.–Japanese Proverb

Contemplation often makes life miserable. We should act more, think less, and stop watching
ourselves live.–Colas de Chamfort

And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.–Abraham Lincoln

Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them.–Dion Boucicault

Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.–Wayne Dyer

Enjoy yourself. It’s later then you think.–Chinese Proverb

Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways.–Stephen Vincent Benet

Most of spend our lives as we had another one in the bank.–Ben Irwin

Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.–Elbert Hubbard

Once in a while it really hits people that they don’t have to experience the world in the way they have have been told to.–Alan Keightley

This is your life and it’s ending one moment at a time.–Fight Club

Why not seize the pleasure at once, how often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparation.–Jane Austen

You will never find time for anything. If you want time, you must make it.–Charles Buxton

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.–Thomas Edison

Life, if well lived, is long enough.–Ira De Seneca

The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.–Jack London

http://journeyswithkaia.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Take-time-to-do-what.pngWe’ll never be as young as we are tonight.–Chuck Palahniuk

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that the stuff life is made of.–Benjamin Franklin

Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.–Charles Swindoll

One’s destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things.—Henry Miller

Happiness is only real when it is shared. – Alexander Supertramp

As you grow older, you’ll find the only things you regret are the things you didn’t do.—Zachary Scott

Fear not that life will come to an end, but rather fear that it shall never have a beginning.—John Henry Cardinal Newman

Those who follow the crowd are quickly lost in it.– Anonymous

Spend the afternoon. You can’t take it with you.—Annie Dillard

To change one’s life: Start immediately. Do it flamboyantly. No exceptions.—William James

Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live.—Margaret Fuller