This collection includes some of the most famous travel quotes and sayings by well known explorers, travelers and thinkers. Here's 50 inspiring travel quotes.
50 Quotes About Travel
This collection of the 50 most famous travel related quotes draws together the words of philosophers, adventurers, explorers and writers. Each one is inspiring, especially as they are paired with some great travel pictures!
If you feel the travel bug, but are still in the planning stages for your trip, it's quotes like these that will keep your wanderlust alive.You'll find these 50 famous travel quotes have been divided into sections of 10. Take a look, and see what you think to them!
Famous Travel Quotes
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.”
– Helen Keller
No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.”
– Lin Yutang
Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.”
One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.”
– Henry Miller
Go, fly, roam, travel, voyage, explore, journey, discover, adventure.”
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
Not all those who wander are lost.”
-J .R.R. Tolkien
Famous Travel Captions
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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
Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer”
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
Own only what you can always carry with you: known languages, known countries, known people. Let your memory be your travel bag”
– Alexandr Solzhenitsyn
When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money.”
– Susan Heller
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
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
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 Quotes and Sayings
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I travel not to cross countries off a list, but to ignite passionate affairs with destinations.”
– Nyssa P. Chopra
If you travel first class, you think first class and you are more likely to play first class.
– Raymond Floyd
One travels to run away from routine, that dreadful routine that kills all imagination and all our capacity for enthusiasm.
– Ella Maillart
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
– Swami Vivekananda
I love to travel, but hate to arrive.
– Albert Einstein
A zero-gravity flight is a first step toward space travel.
– Stephen Hawking
The land created me. I'm wild and lonesome. Even as I travel the cities, I'm more at home in the vacant lots.
– Bob Dylan
Even if it turns out that time travel is impossible, it is important that we understand why it is impossible.
– Stephen Hawking
Travel teaches toleration.
– Benjamin Disraeli
I just travel the world with my backpack and my cameras and a bunch of Clif bars.
– Henry Rollins
Top Travel Quotes
We've put together another varied selection of quotes to include in this next section. Have you spotted your favourite travel quote yet?
I want to see friends more and travel more.
– Jennifer Aniston
I want to teach. I want to speak. I want to travel.
– Hillary Clinton
We travel often to Asia, Africa, Europe, where they were born.
– Angelina Jolie
Let me be a free man – free to travel, free to stop, free to work.
– Chief Joseph
You should make travel as comfortable as possible.
– Tom Segura
Travel, of course, narrows the mind.
– Malcolm Muggeridge
I travel light. I think the most important thing is to be in a good mood and enjoy life, wherever you are.
– Diane von Furstenberg
Travel works best when you're forced to come to terms with the place you're in.
– Paul Theroux
My fans are honestly so unique and so similar. Wherever I travel, they are so, so different but so the same.
– Lilly Singh
The person attempting to travel two roads at once will get nowhere.
– Xun Kuang
Inspiring Travel Quotes
An English man does not travel to see English men.
– Laurence Sterne
My ideal travel companions are my family.
– Pharrell Williams
I take a cooking class everywhere I travel. I find it's the best way to get to know a culture.
– Blake Lively
Travel like a pro, not like a hobo. That's my motto.
– Greg Gutfeld
When you travel so many weeks a year, it's always nice to have a home-cooked meal.
– Maria Sharapova
Travel is hard, but entertaining is joy.
– Debbie Reynolds
Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.
– Ernest Hemingway
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
If all difficulties were known at the outset of a long journey, most of us would never start out at all.
– Dan Rather
I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.”
– Mary Anne Radmacher
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