Quotations Which Inspires Us To Travel

These memorable travel quotes have the ability to capture little moments of clarity that highlight travel, adventure, and life truths.

Great travel quotes like these remind me that the emotions I’ve felt traveling the world over the past 9 years have been experienced by many others.

We are all very well connected to each other for a love of travel!

Below you will find some of my favorite travel quotes and you can also share the quotes from images included in your own social media accounts.

List Of Quotations Which Inspires Us To Travel


1. “Adventure is worthwhile.” – Aesop

2. “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

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, methinks, 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 Anne Radmacher

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

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


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 vigor 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. “With age, comes wisdom. With travel, comes understanding.” – Sandra Lake


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

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

23. “Better to see something once than hear about it a thousand times.” – Asian Proverb

24. “Work, travel, save, repeat.” – Anonymous

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


26. “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

27. “Traveling tends to magnify all human emotions.” — Peter Hoeg

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

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

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


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

32. “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

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

34. “Travel is never a matter of money, but of courage.” — Paulo Coelho

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


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

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

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

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

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


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

42. “Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the trip.” – Babs Hoffman

43. “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

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

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


46. “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

47. “Take only memories leave only footprints.” – Chief Seattle

48. “Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by.” – Robert Frost

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

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



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