Monday, November 10, 2008

Mark Twain on Travel and not Vegetating in One Little Corner of the Earth

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime. ~Mark Twain

Source: Found on the blog Abu Dhabi/UAE Daily Photo.

Dr Geoff Pound

Image: Mark Twain in New Hampshire (Photo courtesy of New York Times).