Travel Quotes

I travel not to cross countries off a list, but to ignite passionate affairs with destinations. The Cultureur

A great way to learn about your country is to leave it. Henry Rollins

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them

A traveler without observation is a bird without wings. Moslih Eddin Saadi

I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it. Rosalia de Castro

I am a passionate traveler, and from the time I was a child, travel formed me as much as my formal education. David Rockefeller

This heart of mine was made to travel the world. Unknown

Travel. Meet many people. Go down some dead ends and explore dark alleys. Try everything. Exhaust yourself in the glorious pursuit of life.

Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living. Miriam Beard

Live, travel, adventure, bless, and don’t be sorry. Jack Kerouac

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

Travel is an investment in yourself. The Cultureur

Please be a traveler, not a tourist. Try new things, meet new people, and look beyond what’s right in front of you. Andrew Zimmern

I always wonder why birds stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on the earth. Then I ask myself the same question. H. Yahya

A foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable. Clifton Fadiman

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

We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us. Anonymous

The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page. Saint Augustine

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. M. Twain

Investment in travel is an investment in yourself. Matthew Karsten

If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine; it’s lethal. Paulo Coelho

If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there. Lewis Carroll

You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut. Dr. Seuss

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

I was not born for one corner. The whole world is my native land. Seneca

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

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

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

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

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

Take only memories, leave only footprints. Chief Seattle

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. St. Augustine

Adventure is worthwhile. Aesop

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

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

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

We travel, some of us forever, to seek other places, other lives, other souls. Anais Nin

I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move. Robert Louis Stevenson

You don’t have to be rich to travel well. Eugene Fodor

Traveling tends to magnify all human emotions. Peter Hoeg

Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road. Jack Kerouac

Wanderlust: (n.) A strong desire or urge to wander or travel and explore the world

There are deeper reasons to travel … we go where we need to go, and then try to figure out what we’re doing there. Jeff Greenwald

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

Paris is always a good idea. Audrey Hepburn

Once the travel bug bites there is no known antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life. Michael Palin

Bizarre travel plans are dancing lessons from God. Kurt Vonnegut

The wise traveler learns not to repeat successes but tries new places all the time. Paul Fussell

You lose sight of things… and when you travel, everything balances out. Daranna Gidel

Adventure without risk is Disneyland. Doug Coupland

Experience, travel – these are as education in themselves. Euripides

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

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

Travel is never a matter of money, but of courage. Paulo Coelho

A great way to learn about your country is to leave it. Henry Rollins

When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money. Susan Heller

Jetlag is for amateurs. Dick Clark

Travel becomes a strategy for collecting photographs. Susan Sontag

Once a year go someplace you have never been before. Dalai Lama

Traveling, it leaves you speechless and then you won’t shut up about it. Ibn Battuta

Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you have travelled. The Prophet Mohammed

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. André Gide

It can hardly be a coincidence that no language on earth has ever produced the expression, “As pretty as an airport.” Douglas Adams

People don’t take trips, trips take people. John Steinbeck

Not all those who wander are lost. J.R.R. Tolkien

Adventure is worthwhile in itself. Amelia Earhart

People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home. Dagobert D. Runes

Paris is always a good idea. Audrey Hepburn

The world is big, and I want to have a good look at it before it gets dark. John Muir

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

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

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

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

He who would travel happily must travel light. Antoine de St. Exupery

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

Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination. Roy M. Goodman

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

It is not down in any map; true places never are. Herman Melville

Investment in travel is an investment in yourself. Matthew Karsten

Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen. Benjamin Disraeli

Half the fun of the travel is the esthetic of lostness. Ray Bradbury

To travel is to evolve. Pierre Bernardo

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

Travel brings power and love back into your life. Rumi

Travel is like a giant blank canvas, and the painting on the canvas is only limited by one’s imagination. Ross Morley

Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. Pat Conroy

Travel makes you realize that no matter how much you know, there’s always more to learn. The Cultureur

Travelers never think that they are the foreigners. Mason Cooley

Travel teaches toleration. Benjamin Disraeli

To get away from one’s working environment is, in a sense, to get away from one’s self; and this is often the chief advantage of travel and change. Charles Horton Cooley

To travel is to take a journey into yourself. Danny Kaye

Too often. . . I would hear men boast of the miles covered that day, rarely of what they had seen. Louis L’Amour

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. Jawaharal Nehru

It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves, in finding themselves. Andre Gide

Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life. Jack Kerouac

All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware. Martin Buber

To move, to breathe, to fly, to float, to roam the roads of lands remote; to travel is to live. Hans Christian Andersen

The open road is a beckoning, a strangeness, a place where a man can lose himself. William Least Heat Moon

Travel safe, travel far, travel wide, and travel often. Nomadic Matt

Travel. Meet many people. Go down some dead ends and explore dark alleys. Try everything. Exhaust yourself in the glorious pursuit of life. Lawrence K. Fish

Travel has a way of stretching the mind. The stretch comes not from travel’s immediate rewards, the inevitable myriad new sights, smells and sounds, but with experiencing firsthand how others do differently what we believed to be the right and only way. Ralph Crawshaw

It’s a magical world, Hobbes, ol’ buddy…Let’s go exploring! Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes

Fernweh: (n.) An ache for distant places; the craving to travel.

Travel changes you. As you move through this life… you leave marks behind, however small. And in return, life and travel leave marks on you. Anthony Bourdain