Top 250 Best Travel Quotes

Travel Quotes


“Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind.” – Anthony Bourdain

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

“Remember that happiness is a way of travel – not a destination.” -Roy M. Goodman


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

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

“The journey not the arrival matters.” – T.S. Eliot

 “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

“All you need to know is that it’s possible.” – Wolf, an Appalachian Trail Hiker

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

“Jobs fill your pocket, but adventures fill your soul.” – Jamie Lyn Beatty 

“Remember that happiness is a way of travel – not a destination.” – Roy M. Goodman

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”― Mark Twain

Awesome Trip Quotes

“To Travel is to Live” – Hans Christian Andersen

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

“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

“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

“Blessed are the curious for they shall have adventures.” – Lovelle Drachman

Awesome Trip Quotes

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

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

Awesome Trip Quotes

“Take only memories, leave only footprints.” – Chief Seattle

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

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

“If you think adventures are dangerous, try routine: It’s Lethal.” – Paul Coelho

“Live your life by a compass not a clock.” – Stephen Covey

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

Travel Quotes


“Live life with no excuses, travel with no regret” – Oscar Wilde

“Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” – Dalai Lama 

“Oh the places you’ll go.” -Dr. Seuss

“Adventure is worthwhile.” – Aesop

 “A ship in a harbor is safe, but it not what ships are built for.” -John A. Shedd

“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 Nehru

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

“Travel far enough, you meet yourself” -David Mitchell

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

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

“People don’t take trips, trips take people.” – John Steinbeck

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

“Travel is only glamorous in retrospect” – Paul Theroux

“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


“To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries” – Aldous Huxley

Memorable Trip With Friends Quotes

“Adventure is a path. Real adventure, self-determined, self-motivated, often risky, forces you to have firsthand encounters with the world” – Mark Jenkins

“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, sea, the sky – all things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of it.” – Cesare Pavese

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” – Lao Tzu

“The pleasure we derive from journeys is perhaps dependent more on the mindset with which we travel than on the destination we travel to” – Alain de Botton

 “We travel for romance, we travel for architecture, and we travel to be lost.” – Ray Bradbury

“A person susceptible to “wanderlust” is not so much addicted to movement as committed to transformation.”  – Pico Iyer 

Travel Quotes


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

“I travel because it makes me realize how much I haven’t seen, how much I’m not going to see, and how much I still need to see.” – Carew Papritz

Famous Travel Quotes

“We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, 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

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

“The world makes way for the man who knows where he is going.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign” – Robert Louis Stevenson

 “It’s not what you look at that matters. It’s what you see.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference” – Robert Frost

“We wander for distraction but we travel for fulfillment” – Hilaire Belloc

Famous Travel Quotes

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

“What you’ve done becomes the judge of what you’re going to do — especially in other people’s minds. 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

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

 “To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world” – Freya Stark

“Traveling’s not something you’re good at. It’s something you do. Like Breathing.” – Gayle Foreman

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

Famous Travel Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

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

“Travel has a way of stretching the mind.”

“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

Travel Quotes With Friends

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

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

“To Travel is to Live” – Hans Christian Andersen

“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

“The journey not the arrival matters.” –T.S. Eliot

 “What you’ve done becomes the judge of what you’re going to do — especially in other people’s minds.  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

“Dare to live the life you’ve always wanted.”

“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 Nehru

“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

Couple Travel Quotes

No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.” – Lin Yutang

“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

“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

Couple Travel Quotes

“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

“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

“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

Couple Travel Quotes

“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

“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer”

“A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” -Tim Cahill

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

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

“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

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

Travel Quotes Inspirational

“Blessed are the curious for they will have adventures.”

 “Remember that happiness is a way of travel – not a destination.” -Roy M. Goodman

“You can shake the sand from your shoes, but it will never leave your soul.”

“The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.”

“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

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

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”― Mark Twain

“Take only memories, leave only footprints.” -Chief Seattle

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

Famous Travel Quotes

“Oh the places you’ll go.” -Dr. Seuss

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart!” -Confucius

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

“Then I realized adventures are the best way to learn.”

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

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

“I love the feeling of being anonymous in a city I’ve never been before.”

“Own only what you can always carry with you: known languages, known countries, known people. Let your memory be your travel bag” -Alexandr Solzhenitsyn

“Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” – Dalai Lama

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

Travel Quotes Inspirational

“What you’ve done becomes the judge of what you’re going to do – especially in other people’s minds. 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


“Travel is never a matter of money but of courage.” – Paolo Coelho

“Conventional wisdom tells us… we take our baggage with us. I’m not so sure. Travel, at its best, transforms us in ways that aren’t always apparent until we’re back home. Sometimes we do leave our baggage behind, or, even better, it’s misrouted to Cleveland and is never heard from again.”   -Eric Weiner

“Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by.” -Robert Frost

Famous Travel Quotes

“There was nowhere to go but everywhere, so just keep on rolling under the stars.” – Jack Kerouac

 “Live your life by a compass, not a clock.” -Stephen Covey

“Happiness is letting go of what you think your life is supposed to look like and celebrate it for everything that it is.” -Mandy Hale

“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

Famous Travel Quotes

“Everything you do is based on the choices you make”- Wayne Dyer

“Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.” -Paul Theroux

“Adventure is a path. Real adventure – self-determined, self-motivated, often risky – forces you to have firsthand encounters with the world. The world the way it is, not the way you imagine it. Your body will collide with the earth and you will bear witness. In this way you will be compelled to grapple with the limitless kindness and bottomless cruelty of humankind – and perhaps realize that you yourself are capable of both. This will change you. Nothing will ever again be black-and-white.” -Mark Jenkins

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

“At its best, travel should challenge our preconceptions and most cherished views, cause us to rethink our assumptions, shake us a bit, make us broader minded and more understanding.” –Arthur Frommer

Best Travel Quotes

“Travel far enough, you meet yourself” -David Mitchell

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

“To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.” – Freya Stark

“A ship in a harbor is safe, but it not what ships are build for.” -John A. Shedd

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

“Take only memories, leave only footprints.” – Chief Seattle

“Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.” – Anita Desai

Travel Quotes Inspirational

“Take every chance you get in life, because some things only happen once.” – Karen Gibbs

“I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read on the train.” -Oscar Wilde

“Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.” -Izaak Walton

 “Live life with no excuses, travel with no regret” -Oscar Wilde

Best Travel Quotes

“I travel not to cross countries off a list, but to ignite passionate affairs with destinations.” – Nyssa P. Chopra

”People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.” –Edmund Hillary

 “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

 “Without new experiences, something inside of us sleeps. The sleeper must awaken.” – Frank Herbert

“The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.” – Henry David Thoreau

“The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.” – Samuel Johnson

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

Best Travel Quotes

“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

 “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

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

 “Your true traveler finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty-his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure.” – Aldous Huxley

 “To awaken alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.” – Freya Stark

 “Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you have travelled.” – Mohammed

Funny Travel Quotes

“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveller is unaware.” – Martin Buber

 “All that is gold does not glitter; just as not all those who wander are lost.” – JRR Tolkien

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

 “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

 “Once a year, go somewhere you have never been before.” – Dalai Lama

 “Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse.” – Thomas Fuller

 “Great things are done when men and mountains meet.” – William Blake

“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

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

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

“There are no foreign lands. It is the traveller only who is foreign.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain

 “A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” – Tim Cahill

 “It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that matters in the end.” – Ursula K. Le Guin

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

“Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.”– Greg Anderson

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

Funny Travel Quotes

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

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

 “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lau Tzu

 “No matter where you are, you’re always a bit on your own, always an outsider.” – Banana Yoshimoto

 “We leave something of ourselves behind when we leave a place, we stay there, even though we go away. And there are things in us that we can find again only by going back there.” – Pascal Mercier

 “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

 “When one is traveling, everything looks brighter and lovelier. That does not mean it IS brighter and lovelier; it just means that sweet, kindly home suffers in comparison to tarted-up foreign places with all their jewels on.” – Catherynne M. Valente

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

 “So shut up, live, travel, adventure, bless and don’t be sorry” – Jack Kerouac

 “In books, I have traveled, not only to other worlds but into my own.” –  Anna Quindlen

 “It is always sad to leave a place to which one knows one will never return. Such are the melancolies du voyage: perhaps they are one of the most rewarding things about traveling.” – Gustave Flaubert

 “Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.”  – Anita Desai

 “Make voyages. Attempt them. There’s nothing else.” – Tennessee Williams

 “To travel is to live.” – Hans Christian Andersen

 “The journey itself is my home.” – Bashō Matsuo

“I can speak to my soul only when the two of us are off exploring deserts or cities or mountains or roads.” – Paulo Coelho

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

“The impulse to travel is one of the hopeful symptoms of life.” – Agnes Repplier

“Travel empties out everything you’ve into the box called your life, all the things you accumulate to tell you who you are” – Claire Fontaine

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

“Travellers understand, instinctively and by experience, that travel and adventure change and elongate time, even while navigating the deadlines of airline and train departures.” – Paul Sheehan

“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

 “You can’t control the past, but you can control where you go next.” – Kirsten Hubbard

 “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

Short Travel Quotes

 “Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.” – Terry Pratchett

“Travel brings wisdom only to the wise. It renders the ignorant more ignorant than ever.” – Joe Abercrombie

 “We wandered in a frenzy and a dream.” –  Jack Kerouac

 “Adventure is allowing the unexpected to happen to you. Exploration is experiencing what you have not experienced before. How can there be any adventure, any exploration, if you let somebody else – above all, a travel bureau – arrange everything before-hand?” – Richard Aldington

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

Funny Travel Quotes

“I think one travels more usefully when they travel alone, because they reflect more.” – Thomas Jefferson

 “Journeys are the midwives of thought. Few places are more conducive to internal conversations than moving planes, ships or trains.” –  Alain de Botton

 “The farther you go, however, the harder it is to return. The world has many edges, and it’s easy to fall off.” – Anderson Cooper

“The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.” – Christopher McCandless

 “Everything I was I carry with me, everything I will be lies waiting on the road ahead.” – Ma Jian

“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

“I wonder if the ocean smells different on the other side of the world.” – J.A. Redmerski

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

 “How many cities have revealed themselves to me in the marches I undertook in the pursuit of books!” – Walter Benjamin

“I address you all tonight for who you truly are: wizards, mermaids, travelers, adventurers, and magicians. You are the true dreamers.” – Brian Selznick

 “Don’t let your luggage define your travels, each life unravels differently.” – Shane L. Koyczan

 “Wherever you go, you take yourself with you.” –  Neil Gaiman

“When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.” – Clifton Fadiman

 “Travel brings power and love back into your life.” – Jalaluddin Rumi

 “Traveling outgrows its motives. It soon proves sufficient in itself. You think you are making a trip, but soon it is making you – or unmaking you.” – Nicolas Bouvier

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

 “Every one of a hundred thousand cities around the world had its own special sunset and it was worth going there, just once, if only to see the sun go down.” –  Ryū Murakami

 “The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.” – G.K. Chesterton

“A journey, after all, neither begins in the instant we set out, nor ends when we have reached our doorstep once again. It starts much earlier and is really never over, because the film of memory continues running on inside of us long after we have come to a physical standstill. Indeed, there exists something like a contagion of travel, and the disease is essentially incurable.” – Ryszard Kapuściński

“To travel is worth any cost or sacrifice.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

“This wasn’t a strange place; it was a new one.” – Paulo Coelho

 “There’s something about arriving in new cities, wandering empty streets with no destination. I will never lose the love for the arriving, but I’m born to leave.” – Charlotte Eriksson

 “Whither will my path yet lead me? This path is stupid, it goes in spirals, perhaps in circles, but whichever way it goes, I will follow it.” – Hermann Hesse

 “I read; I travel; I become.” – Derek Walcott

 “If life is a journey then let my soul travel and share your pain.” – Santosh Kalwar

 “I wandered everywhere, through cities and countries wide. And everywhere I went, the world was on my side.” – Roman Payne

“Maybe you had to leave in order to miss a place; maybe you had to travel to figure out how beloved your starting point was.” – Jodi Picoult

“We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey.” – John Hope Franklin

“Whenever you go on a trip to visit foreign lands or distant places, remember that they are all someone’s home and backyard.” – Vera Nazarian

“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

“The journey is the destination.” – Dan Eldon

“Never did the world make a queen of a girl who hides in houses and dreams without traveling.” –  Roman Payne

“A good traveler is one who knows how to travel with the mind.” – Michael Bassey Johnson

“Modern traveling is not traveling at all; it is merely being sent to a place, and very little different from becoming a parcel.” – John Ruskin

“Tourists went on holidays while travellers did something else. They travelled.” – Alex Garland

 “Travel is the only context in which some people ever look around. If we spent half the energy looking at our own neighborhoods, we’d probably learn twice as much.” – Lucy R. Lippard

 “Every dreamer knows that it is entirely possible to be homesick for a place you’ve never been to, perhaps more homesick than for familiar ground.” – Judith Thurman

“The journey is part of the experience – an expression of the seriousness of one’s intent. One doesn’t take the A train to Mecca.” – Antony Bourdain

“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

 “The vast distances that separate the stars are providential. Beings and worlds are quarantined from one another. The quarantine is lifted only for those with sufficient self-knowledge and judgment to have safely traveled from star to star.” – Carl Sagan

“I had long ago learned that when you are the giant, alien visitor to a remote and foreign culture it is sort of your job to become an object of ridicule. It’s the least you can do, really, as a polite guest.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

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

 “Nothing can be compared to the new life that the discovery of another country provides for a thoughtful person. Although I am still the same I believe to have changed to the bones.” –  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

“Never hesitate to go far away, beyond all seas, all frontiers, all countries, all beliefs.” – Amin Maalouf

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

 “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

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

Short Travel Quotes

 “You thought too hard. Same with travel. You can’t work too much at it, or it feels like work. You have to surrender yourself to the chaos. To the accidents.” –  Gayle Forman

“No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.” – Lin Yutang

“Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.” – Erol Ozan

 “I think you travel to search and you come back home to find yourself there.” – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

“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

Short Travel Quotes

“A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.” –  George Moore

Top 250 Best Travel Quotes Top 250 Best Travel Quotes Reviewed by julie sasha on October 23, 2018 Rating: 5
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