Travel Quotes

“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us”

“The difference between tourism and travel is this : A tourist experiences disconnected sights and sounds and enjoys them without drawing meaning. A traveler roams the earth, digests what he sees and hears, and collects them in a framework of understanding, which he brings to his travels and deepens with travels. The former is a pleasant interlude in your life. The latter is about life itself.” — George Friedman

“ I believe it is in our nature to explore, to reach out into the unknown. The only true failure would be not to explore at all. ”  Ernest Shackleton

“You could make an expedition to the Kalahari Desert or to Death Valley, but the landscapes of his own interior no traveler ever sees.” Saul Bellow “More Die of Heartbreak.”

“Look up at the stars, not down at your shoes.” Stephen Hawking

“ In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those who rekindle the inner spirit.”  — Albert Schweitzer

 Everything in nature invites us constantly to be what we are. We are often like rivers: careless and forceful, timid and dangerous, lucid and muddied, eddying, gleaming, still.”  — Gretel Ehrlich, The Solace of Open Spaces

“The gladdest moment in human life, me thinks, is a departure into unknown lands.” – Sir Richard Burton

“Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.” – Jennifer Lee

“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” -Gustav Flaubert

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

“Better to see something once than hear about it a thousand times”.

”Adventure may hurt you but monotony will kill you.”

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

“The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you have.” – Anna Quindlen

“The most beautiful in the world is, of course, the world itself.” -Wallace Stevens

“Work, Travel, Save, Repeat”

“Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.” – Seneca

” 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.” – Jawaharial Nehr

“And then there is the most dangerous risk of all — the risk of spending your life not doing what you want on the bet you can buy yourself the freedom to do it later.” – Randy Komisar

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” -Helen Keller

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

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

“Go fly, roam, travel, voyage, explore, journey, discover, adventure.”

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

” Travel makes a wise man better but a fool worse.” – Thomas Fuller

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” -Agustine of Hippo

“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

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

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

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

“Just Go. Go See all the Beauty in the World”

“Traveling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comforts 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

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

” Life is short and the world is wide”

“We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.”-Anaïs Nin

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

“Life is a journey. Make the best of it.”

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

“I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.”- Mark Twain

“Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.”― Jack Kerouac

“Blessed are the curious for they will have adventures

“The journey is my home.”

“A journey is best measured in friends rather than miles.”

“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.”

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

“Travel is the ultimate way of stretching the mind.”

“Travel…the best way to be lost and found at the same time.” ~Brenna Smith

“Traveling allows you to become so many different versions of yourself.”

“It feels good to be lost in the right direction.”

“Let your memory be your travel bag.”

All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”

“Traveling is not something you’re good at. It’s something you do, like breathing.” ~ Gayle Foreman

“We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.”

“You can shake the sand from your shoes, but not from your soul.”

It’s a big world out there, it would be a shame not to experience it.”

“I’m in love with cities I’ve never been to and people I’ve never met.”

“Let’s find some beautiful place to get lost”

The Impulse to Travel is one of the hopeful symptoms of life”

“I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way”

“This heart of mine was made to travel this world”

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” ~Mae West

“Doing what you like is freedom, liking what you do is happiness.”

“Without new experiences something inside us sleeps. The sleeper must awaken.”

“If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to it.”

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”

“There’s a sunrise and sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.”

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” ~

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

“The world is changed by your example, not your opinion.”

“Those who follow the crowd usually get lost in it.”

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of majority, it’s time to pause and reflect.”

“Don’t listen to what they say, go see” ~ Chinese Proverb

“Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember and remember more than I have seen.”

“Travel makes one modest, you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.”

“People don’t take trips, trips take people.”

“We travel not to escape life but for life not to escape us.”

“Live with no excuses and travel with no regrets

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but having new eyes.”

“It is better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times.”

I would rather own a little and see the world, than own the world and see a little of it.”

“It is not the destination where you end up but the mishaps and memories you create along the way.”

“Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” ~Andre Gide

“Climb the mountain so you can see the world, not so the world can see you.

“Travel doesn’t become adventure until you leave yourself behind”

“Fear is only temporary. Regrets last forever.”

“Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey”

“If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.”

“ 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

“All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to improve his own. And if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it.” – Samuel Johnson

“ When you’re traveling, you are what you are right there and then. People don’t have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road.”  — William Least Heat Moon

“ I have no reason to go, except that I have never been, and knowledge is better than ignorance. What better reason could there be for traveling?”  — Freya Stark

“How cool is it that the same God that created mountains and oceans and galaxies looked at you and thought the world needed one of you too.”. Unknown

“ Boredom comes as quickly to the traveler who knows his route as to the novelist who is over certain of his plot. ” — Paul Theroux

“ Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. ” — Andre Gide

“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.”

“If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off your envies, jealousies, un forgiveness, selfishness and fears.”   Caesar Pavese

Travel is  fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow mindedness., and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.” ~ Mark Twain

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” ~ Marcel Proust

“If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine, it’s lethal.”

“Great things never came from comfort zones.”

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