The Language of Adventurers

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16 Quotes to Travel By

“Whoever uses the spirit that is in him creatively is an artist. To make living itself an art, that is the goal.” ~ Henry Miller

Leaning against a small window at 36,000 feet, somewhere between times zones, looking out over a world of clouds and scattered light blazing gold-orange-and scarlet, life does feel like a work of art.

Travelers are a unique breed of artist, weaving through the seams of the world, brushing their hands across new places. They find inspiration, the thought-seeds that slowly grow into adventures, in broken bits of conversation, drawings torn from journals, strange sounding names of places scribbled across the backs of old train ticket stubs. And sometimes, often times, in books.

There is something in the beauty of language that sweeps us up and away, that is sometimes able to capture the feeling in our chest as we begin sketching out our next journey, that reminds us of why we live this way and why it makes sense to us…

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