21 Inspiring Quotes on the Beauty of Travel

“Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe.” — Anatole France
“I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” — Robert Louis Stevenson
“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
“Now more than ever do I realize that I will never be content with a sedentary life, that I will always be haunted by thoughts of a sun-drenched elsewhere.” — Isabelle Eberhardt
“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” — Marcel Proust
“We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.” — Anaïs Nin
“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
“All that is gold does not glitter; not all those who wander are lost.” — J.R.R. Tolkien
“Do we really want to travel in hermetically sealed popemobiles through the rural provinces of France, Mexico and the Far East, eating only in Hard Rock Cafes and McDonalds? Or do we want to eat without fear, tearing into the local stew, the humble taqueria’s mystery meat, the sincerely offered gift of a lightly grilled fish head? I know what I want. I want it all. I want to try everything once.” — Anthony Bourdain
“See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories. Ask for no guarantees, ask for no security.” — Ray Bradbury
“There is a kind of magicness about going far away and then coming back all changed.” — Kate Douglas Wiggin
“Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“The value of your travels does not hinge on how many stamps you have in your passport when you get home — and the slow nuanced experience of a single country is always better than the hurried, superficial experience of forty countries.” — Rolf Potts
“The wish to travel seems to me characteristically human: the desire to move, to satisfy your curiosity or ease your fears, to change the circumstances of your life, to be a stranger, to make a friend, to experience an exotic landscape, to risk the unknown.” — Paul Theroux
“Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.” — Ernest Hemingway
“Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.” — Maya Angelou
“Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.” — Francis Bacon
“A wise traveler never despises his own country.” — William Hazlitt
“There ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.” — Mark Twain
“A traveler without observation is a bird without wings.” — Moslih Eddin Saadi
“To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.” — Freya Stark TC mark

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