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January 21, 2013

Distance and difference are the secret tonic of creativity

“We travel because we need to, because distance and difference are the secret tonic of creativity. When we get home, home is still the same. But something in our mind has been changed, and that changes everything.”
–Jonah Lehrer, “Why We Travel,” Panorama Magazine (Deccember 2009)

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  1. Jackie Knechtel Says:

    I loved this quote so much I had to use it with a photo. Check it out! Thanks for your inspiration! http://ow.ly/h29o6

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