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50 BEST TRAVEL QUOTES

… I hope you find the following 50 travel quotations both interesting and worthwhile reading. Even if only one of them strikes a cord with you and encourages you to evaluate your priorities in life, then gives you the inspiration and urge to travel more, then – job done.

1: “Adventure is worthwhile.”
– Aesop

2: “For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.”
– Robert Louis Stevenson

3: “Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.”
– Ibn Battuta

4: “We travel, some of us forever, to seek other places, other lives, other souls.”
– Anais Nin

5: “A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.”
– Tim Cahill

6: “The gladdest moment in human life, me thinks, is a departure into unknown lands.”
– Sir Richard Burton

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

8: “I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.”
– Mary AnneRadmacher

9: “Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.”
– Gustave Flaubert

10: “We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.” – Anonymous

11: “The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.”
– Henry David Thoreau

12: “To awaken alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.”
– Freya Stark

13: “The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you have.”
– Anna Quindlen

14: “Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.” – Mark Twain

15: “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.”
– Andre Gide

16: “The use of traveling is to regulate imagination with reality, and instead of thinking of how things may be, see them as they are.”
– Samuel Johnson

17: “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.”
– Saint Augustine

18: “Travel and change of place impart new vigour to the mind.”
– Seneca

19: “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.”
– Mark Twain

20: “Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.”
– Anonymous

21: “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.”
– Anonymous

22: “To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.”
– Aldous Huxley

23: “Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.”
– Ray Bradbury

24: “Travelling tends to magnify all human emotions.”
– Peter Hoeg

25: “You don’t have to be rich to travel well.”
– Eugene Fodor

26: “If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.”
– James Michener

27: “People don’t take trips, trips take people.”
– John Steinbeck

28: “When overseas you learn more about your own country, than you do the place you’re visiting.”
– Clint Borgen

29: “To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.”
– Bill Bryson

30: “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.”
– Helen Keller

31: “Our happiest moments as tourists always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of something else.”
– Lawrence Block

32: “Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey.”
– Babs Hoffman

33: “He who would travel happily must travel light.”
– Antoine de St. Exupery

34: “Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one of excitement and adventure.”
– Irving Wallace

35: “Not all those who wander are lost.”
– J.R.R. Tolkien

36: “The more I travelled the more I realised that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.”
– Shirley MacLaine

37: “I travel a lot; I hate having my life disrupted by routine.”
– Caskie Stinnett

38: “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.”
– Oliver Wendell Holmes

39: “Remember that happiness is a way of travel – not a destination.”
– Roy M. Goodman

40: “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.”
– Neale Donald Walsch

41: “Once in a while it really hits people that they don’t have to experience the world in the way they have been told to.”
– Alan Keightley

42: “One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.”
– Henry Miller

43: “I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.”
– Susan Sontag

44: “Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground and a common bond and we cease to be alone.”
– Wendell Berry

45: “Take only memories, leave only footprints.”
– Chief Seattle

46: “Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less travelled by.”
– Robert Frost 

47: “There is no moment of delight in any pilgrimage like the beginning of it.”
– Charles Dudley Warner

48: “Oh the places you’ll go.”
– Dr. Seuss

49: “It is not down in any map; true places never are.”
– Herman Melville

50: “Investment in travel is an investment in yourself.”
– Matthew Karsten

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