Quotes of Rolf Potts

“ The mind can be a crazy monkey that is always dying to escape from the moment. ”

- Rolf Potts

“ Neither self nor wealth can be measured in terms of what you consume or own. ”

- Rolf Potts

“ Vagabonding is about time – our only real commodity – and how we choose to use it. ”

- Rolf Potts

“ The slow nuanced experience of a single country is always better than the hurried, superficial experience of forty countries. ”

- Rolf Potts

“ We need the possibility of escape as surely as we need hope. ”

- Rolf Potts

“ Vagabonding is about using the prosperity and possibility of the information age to increase your personal options instead of your personal possessions. ”

- Rolf Potts

“ The value of your travels does not hinge on how many stamps you have in your passport when you get home. ”

- Rolf Potts

“ People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home. ”

- Rolf Potts

“ The simple willingness to improvise is more vital, in the long run, than research. ”

- Rolf Potts

“ Vagabonding is an attitude – a friendly interest in people, places, and things that makes a person an explorer in the truest, most vivid sense of the word. ”

- Rolf Potts

“ And we travel, in essence, to become young fools again—to slow time down and get taken in, and fall in love once more. ”

- Rolf Potts

“ Vagabonding begins the moment you stop making excuses, start saving money, and begin to look at maps with the narcotic tingle of possibility. ”

- Rolf Potts

“ Having an adventure is sometimes just a matter of going out and allowing things to happen in a strange and amazing new environment—not so much a physical challenge as a psychic one. ”

- Rolf Potts
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