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

Birds of a feather flock together. - Unknown

Travel is glamorous only in retrospect. - Paul Theroux

Why don't sheep shrink when it rains? - George Carlin

Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly. - Mae West

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

He who does not travel does not know the value of men. - Moorish Proverb

Bills travel through the mail at twice the speed of checks. - Steven Wright

The Possible's slow fuse is lit
By the Imagination. - Emily Dickinson

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

If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics. - Francis Bacon

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

There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign. - Robert Louis Stevenson

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

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

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

In America there are two classes of travel - first class, and with children. - Robert Benchley

Do it badly; do it slowly; do it fearfully; do it any way you have to, but do it. - Steve Chandler

As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once. - John Green

If you get melted chocolate all over your hands, you're eating it too slowly. - Unknown

A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes. - Mark Twain

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

I like the map feature on the iPhone that tells me where I am, because I travel a lot. - Gary Shteyngart

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

The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are the same. - Stendhal

Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen. - Benjamin Disraeli

Tourists don't know where they've been, travelers don't know where they're going. - Paul Theroux

I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep. I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion. - Alexander the Great

I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train. - Oscar Wilde

He who would arrive at the appointed end must follow a single road and not wander through many ways. - Seneca

No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow. - Lin Yutang

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

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

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. - G K Chesterton

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

Halloween is one of my favorite days of the year. I have a strict rule: I don't work on Halloween and I won't travel on Halloween. - Simon Sinek

Integrity will take a leader farther than any other quality. If you would travel far and do much as a leader, never compromise your integrity. - John C Maxwell

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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19-Sep-2017