86 Travel Quotes and Sayings that will fully inspire you

Noah C. | Editorial Team

Life begins at the end of one’s comfort zone. The worst thing a person can do with his life, is to live everyday with the same routine. The world is a vast and beautiful place, and only through travelling can one discover the true wonders it has to offer. Travelling not only brings a new adventure every other day, it also teaches you acceptance and opens your eyes to the ways of the world. The quotes down below are from famous travellers, vloggers, traditional sayings and other notable personalities about their travels and how they helped them in their path to self dicovery. Browse our other quote lists as well.

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Adventure is worthwhile. – Aesop

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

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Work, Travel, Save, Repeat

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Everything you do is based on the choices you make – Wayne Dyer

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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

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I have an insane calling to be where I'm not.

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Take only memories, leave only footprints. –Chief Seattle

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I need 6 months of vacations twice a year.

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Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn – Dr. Maxwell

Find out who you really are 🤔

Literally speaking, travelling is movement from one place to another. However, travelling has a much broader context than simply moving from place to place. The actual meaning of travel is subjective and varies from person to person. For some people, it is necessity that forces them to commute to work or move from one home to another; for others it is pleasure like a cruise or summer trip. However, one thing that travelling should bring to everyone is change. Change of scenery, change of routine and change of mindset. In his famous essay Why We Travel, Pico Iyer sums up travelling beautifully , ‘We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next, to find ourselves.’

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

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

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

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Life is better when you smile!

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

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Collect Moment, Not Things.

Comment: Many people do not realize that you can not take material things to the grave. In the end, they mean nothing at all. What you can not take away from you are the wonderful memories you have gathered in this world. Now go on a journey and start living life.

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

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

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

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

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The most beautiful in the world is, of course, the world itself. –Wallace Stevens (don’t you think he has coined one of the most amazing travelling captions.

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If traveling was free, you would never see me again.

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

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The gladdest moment in human life, methinks, is a departure into unknown lands. – Sir Richard Burton

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

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Dare to live the life you’ve always wanted.

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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

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No place is ever as bad as they tell you it’s going to be. – Chuck Thompson

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I got 99 problems, traveling is not one of them.

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The best view comes after the hardest climb

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Work hard, travel harder.

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People don’t take trips, trips take people.

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

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Don’t listen to what they say. Go see.

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Great things never came from comfort zones.

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

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Travel far enough, you meet yourself -David Mitchell

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

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

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Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before – Anonymous

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Life is short and the world is wide

Comment: Have you ever noticed that most people only visit about 15 countries in their entire life? This is actually quite sad, considering that today we can travel very easily and cheaply. So the wings already exist. All you have to do is fly. There are no excuses, just go and experience the world in its entirety.

Quit your job, buy a ticket, get a tan, fall in love, never return.

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Wander often, wonder always.

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This simple travel quote says it all. My mind craves new experiences, and I quite simply cannot get them from my hometown anymore. By going somewhere new at least once a year, I continue to grow in numerous ways.

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Travel is only glamorous in retrospect – Paul Theroux

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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

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

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To Travel is to Live – Hans Christian Andersen

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

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I’ve got a bad case of wanderlust.

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Traveling tends to magnify all human emotions. —Peter Hoeg

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

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

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

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

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All you need to know is that it’s possible. -Wolf

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I’ve been at my best, and at my absolute worst while traveling. Emotions are bigger during these trips because there’s so much new information to process. Peter’s travel quote reveals a truth that many travelers can relate to.

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Do what you love and you will never be late.

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

7 reasons why you should travel alone 🚶

1. You are learning new things

2. You dare more

3. You win new friends

4. You will have valuable conversations

5. You are defeating your fears

6. You develop new skills

7. You learn to handle money

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

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You don't need magic to disappear, all you need is a destination.

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Take only memories leave only footprints

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

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Don’t listen to what they say. Go see.

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

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

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The tans will fade, but the memories will last forever.

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When overseas you learn more about your own country, than you do the place you’re visiting. –Clint Borgen

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

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Create a life you don’t need a vacation from.

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With age, comes wisdom. With travel, comes understanding. –Sandra Lake

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Adventure may hurt you but monotony will kill you.

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Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.

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Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. –Charles Swindoll

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

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Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the trip. –Babs Hoffman

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Today is your day! Your mountain is awaiting! So… get on your way. – Dr. Seuss

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And I said to myself: What a wonderful world.

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You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. –Wayne Gretzky

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

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

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Once a year, go someplace you've never been before. - Dalai Lama

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Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling. – Margaret Lee Runbeck

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Travel is never a matter of money but of courage –Paulo Coelho

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Catch flights, not feelings.

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I finding paradise wherever I go

Comment: Traveling is not just about exploring other places. Traveling also means exploring yourself. If you can get the right view of the world you will find paradise everywhere. Also in yourself.

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Wherever you go, go with all your heart –Confucius

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