50 Best Travel Quotes To Inspire You

I know all of you have that experience while reading a quote that resonates with your situation right now. Personally, I love travel quotes because it embrace how my love for traveling…and the need to be in the go.

Staying in one place for a long time, even tough you have a perfect family, career, or friends, still makes you unease. Traveling reminds you when you’re in someplace new, the confusion, the excitement, and the lonely feeling you might encounter. These feelings whilst can be scary yet you somehow overcome it.

There are countless of travel quotes yet here are the quotes that inspired me. These travel quotes remind me to always explore the unknown and never settle to an ordinary life.

I hope after reading these you would have the urge to explore, see the world outside your comfort zone, and constantly challenge you.


50 The Most Inspiring Travel Quotes

  1. “Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” – Dalai Lama
  2. “Not all those who wander are lost.” – J.R.R Tolkien, The Fellowship of the ring
  3. “A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.” – Lao Tzu
  4. “I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” – Robert Louis Stevenson, Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes
  5. “Travel far enough, you meet yourself.” – David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas
  6. “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” – J.R.R Tolkien, The Fellowship of The Ring
  7. “A wise traveler never despises his own country.” – Carlo Goldoni
  8. “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” – Anonymous
  9. “A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.” – John Steinbeck
  10. “I read, I travel, I become.” – Derek Walcott
  11. “Experience and curiosity drive us to make unexpected, offbeat connection.” – Biz Stone, Things a Little Bird Told Me
  12. “Everything you can imagine is real”. – Pablo Picasso
  13. “No matter where you are, you’re always a bit on your own, always an outsider.” – Banana Yoshimoto, Goodbye Tsugumi
  14. “Man can learn nothing unless he proceeds from the known to the unknown.” – Claude Bernard
  15. “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes
  16. “Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you traveled.” – Anonymous
  17. “Half the fun of the travel is the aesthetic of lostness.” – Ray Bradbury
  18. “A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” – John A. Shedd
  19. “Bizarre travel plans are dancing lessons from God.” – Kurt Vonnegut
  20. “Without new experiences, something inside of us sleeps. The sleeper must awaken.” – Frank Herbert
  21. “Travel teaches toleration.” – Benjamin Disraeli
  22. “The only true voyage of discovery is not to go to new places, but to have other eyes.” ― Marcel Proust
  23. “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  24. “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
  25. “A nomad I will remain for life, in love with distant and uncharted places.” ― Isabelle Eberhardt
  26. “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.” ― Jawaharlal Nehru
  27. “Certainly, 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
  28. “Flying might not be all plain sailing, but the fun of it is worth the price.” – Amelia Earhart
  29. “No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.” – Lin Yutang
  30. “Traveling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things – air, sleep, dreams, the sea, the sky – all things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of it.” – Cesare Pavese
  31. “If you spot an opportunity and are really excited by it, throw yourself into it with everything you’ve got.” – Richard Branson
  32. “Adventure is worthwhile in itself.” – Amelia Earhart
  33. “We wandered in a frenzy and a dream.” – Jack Kerouac, On the Road
  34. “Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends… The mind can never break off from the journey.” – Pat Conroy
  35. “All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” — Martin Buber
  36. Courage is found in unlikely places. – J.R.R Tolkien

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  37. “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” – Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go
  38. “To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude.” – Jeanne Moreau “Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” – Henry David Thoreau
  39. “The journey not the arrival matters” – T.S.Elliot
  40. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you did not do. So throw of the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sail” – Mark Twain
  41. “I love to travel, but hate to arrive.” – Albert Einstein
  42. “To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.” – Aldous Huxley
  43. “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
  44. “The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it.” – Rudyard Kipling
  45. “If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.” – James Michener
  46. “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – St. Augustine
  47. “My life needs editing.” – Mort Sahl
  48. “We do not remember days, we remember moments.” – Cesare Pavese
  49. “The truth is you don’t know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed.” – Eminem.

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