“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” – Mark Twain

If you don’t do it this yearyou will be one year older when you do.” – Warren Miller

“Nothing so liberalizes a man and expands the kindly instincts that nature put in him as travel and contact with many kinds of people.” – Mark Twain

“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

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” -Unknown

“You are the sum of your experiences” – Me

“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming “Wow! What a Ride!” – Hunter S. Thompson

“Americans can always be counted on to do the right thing…after they have exhausted all other possibilities.” – Winston Churchill

“It is sheer good fortune to miss somebody long before you’ve ever met them.” – My friend Sarah & I made that one up.

“For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: “If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?” And whenever the answer has been “No” for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something…almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose.” – Steve Jobs

“Ultrarunning is not a difficult sport to learn. All you have to do is not stop.” – Dean Karnazes