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Travel quotesTo travel is to live. Keep in mind that the journey is many times, worth more than the destination itself. Find inspiration and stay motivated with these many travel quotes. Travel and experience the world, it is the only way you become richer in life.

  • “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.”
  • “No place is ever as bad as they tell you it’s going to be.”
  • “There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.”
  • “A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.”
  • “Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.
  • “Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.”
  • “People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home.”
  • “We travel, some of us forever, to seek other places, other lives, other souls.”
  • “A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.”
  • “I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.”
  • “No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.”
  • “The gladdest moment in human life, me thinks, is a departure into unknown lands.”
  • “A traveler without observation is a bird without wings.”
  • “The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you have.”
  • “All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.”
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  • “The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.”
  • “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.”
  • “Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.”
  • “Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.”
  • “We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.”
  • “Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.”
  • “To awaken alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.”
  • “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.”
  • “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”
  • “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.”
  • “A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.”
  • “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.”
  • “There is no moment of delight in any pilgrimage like the beginning of it.”
  • “The use of traveling is to regulate imagination with reality, and instead of thinking of how things may be, see them as they are.”
  • “A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.”
  • “Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.”
  • “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.”
  • “Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.”
  • “Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.”
  • “You don’t have to be rich to travel well.”
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  • “The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it.”
  • “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.”
  • “When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.”
  • “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.”
  • “A wise traveler never despises his own country.”
  • “To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.”
  • “If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine; it’s lethal.”
  • “If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.”
  • “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there.”
  • “Traveling tends to magnify all human emotions.”
  • “You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.”
  • “Our happiest moments as tourists always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of something else.”
  • “We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.”
  • “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.”
  • “I love the feeling of being anonymous in a city I’ve never been before.”
  • “People don’t take trips, trips take people.”
  • “Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.”
  • “When overseas you learn more about your own country, than you do the place you’re visiting.”
  • “Travel makes a wise man better but a fool worse.”
  • “Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey.”
  • “I always wonder why birds stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on the earth. Then I ask myself the same question.
  • “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.”
  • “He who does not travel does not know the value of men.”
  • “I travel a lot; I hate having my life disrupted by routine.”
  • “The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before”. – Albert Einstein
  • “Not all those who wander are lost.”
  • “The traveler sees what he sees; the tourist sees what he has come to see”. – G.K. Chesterton
  • “He who would travel happily must travel light.”
  • “If you can’t live longer, live deeper”. – Italian Proverb
  • “Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one of excitement and adventure.”
  • “The more you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go”. – Dr. Seuss
  • “I read; I travel; I become” – Derek Walcott
  • “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.”
  • “Travel brings power and love back into your life”. – Rumi
  • “The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.”
  • “Travel is like a giant blank canvas, and the painting on the canvas is only limited by one’s imagination”. – Ross Morley
  • “I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.”
  • “Travel is never a matter of money, but of courage”. – Paulo Coelho
  • “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.”
  • “A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for” – John A. Shedd
  • “Remember that happiness is a way of travel – not a destination.”
  • “Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.” – Anita Desai
  • “Travel teaches toleration.” – Benjamin Disraeli
  • “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.”
  • “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
  • “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.”
  • “Remember what Bilbo used to say: It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.” – JRR Tolkien
  • “One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.”
  • “Of all possible subjects, travel is the most difficult for an artist, as it is the easiest for a journalist.” – W. H. Auden
  • “It is not down in any map; true places never are.”
  • “You lose sight of things… and when you travel, everything balances out.” – Daranna Gidel
  • “There is no moment of delight in any pilgrimage like the beginning of it.”
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  • “I think that travel comes from some deep urge to see the world, like the urge that brings up a worm in an Irish bog to see the moon when it is full.” – Lord Dunsany
  • “Take only memories, leave only footprints.”
  • “When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money.” – Susan Heller
  • “Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by.”
  • “I am a passionate traveler, and from the time I was a child, travel formed me as much as my formal education.” – David Rockefeller
  • “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
  • “Investment in travel is an investment in yourself.”
  • “Make voyages! Attempt them… there’s nothing else.” – Tennessee Williams
  • “Oh the places you’ll go.”
  • “Too often. . .I would hear men boast of the miles covered that day, rarely of what they had seen.” – Louis L’Amour
  • “The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you have.” – Anna Quindlen
  • “For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.”
  • “I met a lot of people in Europe. I even encountered myself.” – James Baldwin
  • “Adventure is worthwhile.”
  • “Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you traveled.” – Mohammed
Here is a video with som great travel quotes (Created by GlobeTrotting Guide)

I hope these travel quotes have given you what you need to experience the world. Pack your bags, book a ticket and travel to different countries, experience their cultures and taste the wonderful flavors the world has to offer. Maybe one day you add your own quotes to this list.

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