Quotation by Anatole Broyard

Travel is like adultery: one is always tempted to be unfaithful to one's own country. To have imagination is inevitably to be dissatisfied with where you live. There is in men, as Peter Quennell said, "a centrifugal tendency." In our wanderlust, we are lovers looking for consummation.
Anatole Broyard (1910–1990), U.S. journalist, reviewer. "Being There," Bread Loaf Anthology of Contemporary American Essays, eds. Robert Pack and Jay Parini, University Press of New England (1989).
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