25 Quotes That Sum Up Business Travel

Brittany Reed

For those who travel a lot for business, words cannot express the feelings that come along with every trip. Sometimes business travel can be exciting as you look forward to seeing a new place. Other times, it can be daunting if your travels take you to the same place over and over again. Striking a balance is never easy, and coming up with just the right words to describe what you’re feeling can be difficult.

Luckily, others who have traveled before you have come up with some words that you might identify with when it comes to the sum of all business travel.

25)  “Investment in travel is an investment in yourself.” – Matthew Karsten

24)  “I have found adventure in flying, in world travel, in business, and even close at hand…adventure is a state of mind and spirit.” – Jacqueline Cochran

23) “I am extremely blessed because I travel extensively for my work, but I always try to incorporate a bit of leisure with business.” – Linda Gray

22) “In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.” – Warren Buffett

21) “For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return.” – Leonardo da Vinci

20) “The rule of my life is to make business a pleasure, and a pleasure of my business.”  - Aaron Burr

19) “Jet lag is for amateurs.” – Dick Clark

18) “Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.” – Benjamin Disraeli
17) “He who would travel happily must travel light.” – Antoine de St. Exupery

16) “When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.” – Clifton Fadiman

15) “The helicopter is a fine way to travel, but it induces a view of the world that only God and CEOs share on a regular basis.” – Morley Safer

14) “No place is ever as bad as they tell you it’s going to be.” – Chuck Thompson

25 Quotes That Sum Up Business Travel13) “Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.” – Al Gore

12) “Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by moments of stark terror.” – Al Boliska

11) “The trading side of the business means a lot of travel, being out of the office a lot of time.” – Ivan Glasenberg

10) “The only thing I hated about the agency business was a lot of business travel. It was the only part of my job that I did not like. I found it very tedious and wearing.” – Donny Deutsch

9) “At my age, I only travel business class because I just don't bend anymore; my body can't cope with it.” – Peter Hook

8) “I need to travel, of course, with my laptop, so I can do my business on the road.” – Theophilus London

7) “I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.” – Mark Twain

6) “When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money.” – Susan Heller

5) “[Airline food] is the tiniest food I’ve ever seen in my entire life. Any kind of meat that you get — chicken, steak, anything — has grill marks on each side, like somehow we’ll actually believe there’s an open-flame grill in the front of the plane.” -  Ellen de Generes

4) “You define a good flight by negatives: you didn’t get hijacked, you didn’t crash, you didn’t throw up, you weren’t late, you weren’t nauseated by the food. So you are grateful.” – Paul Theroux

3) “Travel teaches toleration.” – Benjamin Disraeli

2) “I get pretty much all the exercise I need walking down airport concourses carrying bags.” – Guy Clark

1) “Going on a business trip. Need about 4 outfits. I’ve packed 35 just to be safe.” – Unknown

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