88 Best Travel Quotes That Inspire You To Travel

Whether it's through reading or traveling, we all have opportunities to broaden our horizons by experiencing different cultures from around the world!

We are presenting the best travel quotes that describe how traveling is an act which will always change you for the better.

Life-changing Travel Quotes from the World's Greatest Travelers

1. "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." – Lao Tzu

2. "Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." – Ralph Waldo Emerson

3. "I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world." – Mary Anne Radmacher

4. "Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore." – Andre Gide

5. "We take photos as a return ticket to a moment otherwise gone." – Katie Thurmes

6. "There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them." – Jo Walton

7. "Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller." – Ibn Battuta

8. "Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow." – Anita Desai

10. "Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world." – Gustave Flaubert

11. "Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world." – Gustave Flaubert

12. "Fear is only temporary. Regrets last forever." – Unknown

13. "If you're twenty-two, physically fit, hungry to learn and be better, I urge you to travel – as far and as widely as possible. Sleep on floors if you have to. Find out how other people live and eat and cook. Learn from them – wherever you go." – Anthony Bourdain

14. "Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and start being excited of what could go right" – Tony Robbins

15. “Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe” – Anatole France

16. "Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

17. "Traveling allows you to become so many different versions of yourself.” – Unknown

18. "We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next to find ourselves." – Pico Iyer

19. "Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe." – Anatole France

20. "The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you have." – Anna Quindlen

21. “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us." – J.R.R. Tolkien

22. "Don’t quit your day dream." – Anonymous

23. "Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer." – Anonymous

24. “The journey is my home." – Muriel Rukeyser

25. "To travel is to live." – Hans Christian Anderson

26. “It feels good to be lost in the right direction” – Unknown

27. "Life is a journey, not a destination." – Ralph Waldo Emerson

28. "Don’t listen to what they say, go see." – Chinese Proverb

29. "People don't take trips — trips take people." – John Steinbeck

30. "Travel – the best way to be lost and found at the same time" – Brenna Smith

31. "You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough." – Mae West

32. "I love to travel, but hate to arrive." – Albert Einstein

33. "Travel teaches toleration." – Benjamin Disraeli

34. "A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.” – Lao Tzu

35. "A journey is best measured in friends, not in miles" – Tim Cahill

36. "Not all those who wander are lost." – J.R.R. Tolkien

37. "All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware” – Martin Buber

38. "I need a six month vacation, twice a year." – Anonymous

39. "I travel a lot; I hate having my life disrupted by routine" – Caskie Stinnett

40. “Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today. It is already tomorrow in Australia” – Charles M. Schulz

41. "I want to vacation so long, I forget all my passwords." – Unknown

42. “The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion” – Paul Coelho

43. "He who would travel happily must travel light." – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

44. "Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going." – Paul Theroux

45. "You can shake the sand from your shoes, but not from your soul." – Unknown

46. "Traveling is like flirting with life. It’s like saying, ‘I would stay and love you, but I have to go; this is my station." – Lisa St. Aubin de Teran

47. "Isn't it amazing how much stuff we get done the day before vacation?" – Zig Ziglar

48. A unique travel quote about pushing your limits: "Adventure is worthwhile." – Aesop

50. "Life begins at the end of your comfort zone." – Neale Donald Walsch

51. “The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams” – Oprah Winfrey

52. "Adventure may hurt you but monotony will kill you." – Ghaniya Dewi Arassyi

53. "Because in the end, you won't remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain." – Jack Kerouac

54. “The gladdest moment in human life is a departure into unknown lands." – Sir Richard Burton

55. "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover" – Mark Twain

56. "To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the most pleasant sensations in the world. You are surrounded by adventure." – Freya Stark

57. "To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries." – Aldous Huxley

58. "The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page." – St. Augustine of Hippo

59. "The only people who ever get anyplace interesting are the people who get lost." – Henry David Thoreau

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

61. “Be the change you wish to see in the world." – Mahatma Gandhi

62. “It is better to see something once, than to hear about it a thousand times" – Asian Proverb

63. "Don't tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you have traveled" – Muhammad

64. "Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime." – Mark Twain

65. "You go away for a long time and return a different person – you never come all the way back" – Paul Theroux

66. "Travel isn't always pretty. It isn't always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that's okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind." – Anthony Bourdain

67. "It is not down on any map; true places never are." – Herman Melville

68. “A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.:" – John Steinbeck

69. "It's a big world out there. It would be a shame not to experience it." – J. D. Andrews

70. "A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it." – John Steinbeck

71. "And if travel is like love, it is, in the end, mostly because it's a heightened state of awareness, in which we are mindful, receptive, undimmed by familiarity and ready to be transformed. That is why the best trips, like the best love affairs, never really end." – Pico Iyer

72. "Travel has a way of stretching the mind." – Ralph Crawshaw

73. “We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment." – Hilaire Belloc

74. "The impulse to travel is one of the hopeful symptoms of life." – Agnes Repplier

75. "Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey." – Pat Conroy

76. "It's a big world out there. It would be a shame not to experience it." – J. D. Andrews

77. “For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move; to feel the needs and hitches of our life more nearly; to come down off this feather-bed of civilization, and find the globe granite underfoot and strewn with cutting flints." – Robert Louis Stevenson

79. "With age, comes wisdom. With travel, comes understanding." – Sandra Lake

80. "Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by." – Robert Frost

81. "The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it" – Rudyard Kipling

82. “Your true traveler finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty-his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure." – Aldous Huxley

83. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself." – George Bernard Shaw

84. "Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness." – Frank Tyger

85. "The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends." – Shirley MacLaine

86. "Don't get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life." – Dolly Parton

87. “I dislike feeling at home when I am abroad." – George Bernard Shaw

88. "The journey not the arrival matters" – T.S. Eliot

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