"Somebody asked Picasso why he never traveled abroad. And he said, I travel in my head. I do think there are those choices and perhaps you don't feel them so much when you're young - and probably you shouldn't - but later on, if you want to go beyond something that is simply good or promising to real fulfillment and risk-taking of a big body of work, you have to stay home."
-- Susan Sontag in an interview with Jonathan Cott, from Aug 2013 Harper's Magazine. Interview will be published in October by Yale University Press
"I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move."
-- Robert Louis Stevenson
"We are homesick most for the places we have never known"
-- Carson McCullers