Mountain Flock

When a pass becomes an im-passe

This year’s Tour de France took a de-tour





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Slow and steady wins the race. - Aesop

Wander often
Wonder always - Unknown

And isn't he as slow as a wet week! - Unknown

Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing. - Benjamin Franklin

Many will travel and knowledge will be increased. - Francis Bacon

To climb steep hills requires a slow pace at first. - William Shakespeare

God writes comedy but sometimes has a slow audience. - Garrison Keillor

The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit. - Moliere

Death is nature's way of telling you to slow down. - Unknown

Acting is standing up naked and turning around slowly. - Rosalind Russell

Experience teaches slowly, and at the cost of mistakes. - James A. Froude

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness. - Mark Twain

Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination. - Roy L. Goodman

I don't own a camera, so I travel with a police sketch artist. - George Carlin

To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries. - Aldous Huxley

All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware. - Martin Buber

Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you. - John de Paola

Young men soon give, and soon forget, affronts; old age is slow in both. - Joseph Addison

The traveler sees what he sees; the tourist sees what he has come to see. - G K Chesterton

Character builds slowly but it can be torn down with incredible swiftness. - Faith Baldwin

The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age. - Lucille Ball

Too often travel, instead of broadening the mind, merely lengthens the conversation. - Elizabeth Drew

Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us what we are. - George Eliot

Writing and travel broaden your ass if not your mind and I like to write standing up. - Ernest Hemingway

We are discreet sheep; we wait to see how the drove is going, and then go with the drove. - Mark Twain

We could certainly slow the aging process down if it had to work its way through Congress. - Will Rogers

Why endeavor to straighten the road of life? The faster we travel, the less there is to see. - Helen Hayes

Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner. - James Bovard

I have a difficult time doing an Irish accent; even now, it kind of fades slowly into Scottish. - Robin Williams

The months and days are the travelers of eternity. The years that come and go are also voyagers. - Matsuo Basho

It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding. - Erma Bombeck

I travel without barely any luggage. Just a second set of underwear and binoculars and a map and a toothbrush. - Werner Herzog

They say everybody gets 15 minutes. I hope I'm just inside the first minute and the next 14 go really slow. - Terrence Howard

For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move. - Robert Louis Stevenson

To read a writer is for me not merely to get an idea of what he says, but to go off with him and travel in his company. - Andre Gide

Own only what you can always carry with you: know languages, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Every street in London has a camera, and if you ever travel up the M4, it feels as if George Orwell should be your chauffeur. - Don McCullin

As a travel writer I've specialized in gritty, fearful destinations, the kind of places that make a reader's hair stick on end. - Tahir Shah

Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures. - John F Kennedy

I think it would be interesting if old people got anti-Alzheimer's disease where they slowly began to recover other people's lost memories. - George Carlin


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17-Feb-2018