“I am told there are people who do not care for maps, and I find it hard to believe.” 

— Robert Louis Stevenson

“How do you find America?”

“Turn left at Greenland.”

— Ringo Star

“All I ever wanted was a world without maps.”

—Michael Ondaatje, The English Patient

“Men read maps better than women because only men can understand the concept of an inch equaling a hundred miles.”

— Roseanne Barr

“Wars of nations are fought to change maps.  But wars of poverty are fought to map change.”

— Muhammad Ali

“I get to go to overseas places, like Canada.”

— Britney Spears

“It is wonderful to be here in the great state of Chicago.”

— Dan Quayle

“God created war so that Americans would learn geography.”

— Mark Twain

“Maps codify the miracle of existence.”

—Nicholas Crane

“Geography is about maps, but biography is about chaps.”

— Eric Bentley

“We’re all pilgrims on the same journey – but some pilgrims have better road maps.”

—Nelson DeMille

“Knowing where things are, and why, is essential to rational decision making.”

— Jack Dangermond

What do you call a map of outhouses in the woods? A shaded relief map.