28 Incredible Travel Quotes To Inspire You To Take On The World

Since we are in the travel season, it’s time to find some inspiration to go abroad and explore the world. This list is filled with inspirational quotes that will help give you a little boost and a special perspective on what makes travel so extraordinary:


“If at some point you don’t ask yourself, ‘What have I gotten myself into?’ then you’re not doing it right.” –

-Roland Gau


“We travel to learn; and I have never been in any country where they did not do something better than we do it, think some thoughts better than we think, catch some inspiration from heights above our own.”

– Maria Mitchell


“If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.”

– Cesare Pavese


“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson


“To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.”

– Aldous Huxley


“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.”

– Mark Twain


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

– Henry Miller


“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.”

– John A. Shedd


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


“You lose sight of things… and when you travel, everything balances out.”

– Daranna Gidel


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

– Anatole France


“Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you traveled.”

– Mohammed


“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.”

– Helen Keller


“A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.”

– John Steinbeck


“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


“One doesn’t discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.”

– Andre Gide


“It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves – in finding themselves.”

– Andre Gide


“A man of ordinary talent will always be ordinary, whether he travels or not; but a man of superior talent will go to pieces if he remains forever in the same place….” 

— Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


“People travel to wonder at the height of the mountains, at the huge waves of the seas, at the long course of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars, and yet they pass by themselves without wondering.”

– St. Augustine


“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.”

– St. Augustine


“Not all those who wander are lost.” 

– J.R.R. Tolkien


“Once a year, go some place you’ve never been before.”

– Dalai Lama


“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the things you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbour and catch the Trade Winds in your sails.”

– Mark Twain


“Every city has a sex and an age which have nothing to do with demography. Rome is feminine. So is Odessa. London is a teenager, an urchin, and this hasn’t changed since the time of Dickens. Paris, I believe, is a man in his twenties in love with an older woman.”

– John Berger


 “I am going away with him to an unknown country where I shall have no past and no name, and where I shall be born again with a new face and an untried heart.”

– Colette


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

– Seneca


“We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.”

– Robert Louis Stevenson


“If you have someone that you think is ‘the one,’ don’t just sort of think in your ordinary mind, ‘Okay, let’s pick a date. Let’s plan this and make a party and get married.’ Take that person and travel around the world. Buy a plane ticket for the two of you to travel all around the world, and go to places that are hard to go to and hard to get out of. And if when you come back to JFK, when you land in JFK, and you’re still in love with that person, get married at the airport.”

– Bill Murray

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