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50 Travel Quotes that Speak to Us Travelers

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

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” – Mark Twain

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

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

“Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Jobs fill your pockets, but adventures fill your soul.” – Jaime Lyn

“The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.” – William Jones

“I’d rather die of thirst than drink from the cup of mediocrity.” – Stella

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

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

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

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

”Don’t die without embracing the daring adventure your life was meant to be.” – Steve Pavlina

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

“You don’t choose the day you enter the world and you don’t choose the day you leave. It’s what you do in between that makes all the difference.” – Anita Septimus

“Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you traveled.” – Mohamed 

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

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

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

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

“My country is the world, and my religion is to do good.” – Thomas Paine

“Live with no excuses and travel with no regrets”

“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

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

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

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

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

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

”As soon as I saw you, I knew an adventure was about to happen.” -Winnie the Pooh

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

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

“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

“Don’t quit your daydream.”

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C.S. Lewis

“If happiness is the goal – and it should be, then adventures should be top priority.” – Richard Branson

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

“The journey is my home.”

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

“Stuff your eyes with wonder, he said, 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

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

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

“It doesn’t matter where you’re going, it’s who you have beside you.”

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

”Fill your life with adventures, not things. Have stories to tell not stuff to show.”

“When all’s said and done, all roads lead to the same end. So it’s not so much which road you take, as how you take it.” – Charles de Lint

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

”You must go on adventures to find out where you truly belong.” – Sue Fitzmaurice

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

“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

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

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

“It’s a magical world, Hobbes, ol’ buddy . . . Let’s go exploring!” – Calvin from Calvin and Hobbes

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

“Because when you stop and look around, this life is pretty amazing.”

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

“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

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


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