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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