101 Best Travel Quotes For Travel Inspiration

Best travel quotes to get you motivated to pack your bags and set off for your dream travel.

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The Travel Speak - 101 Best Travel Quotes For Travel Inspiration

Here is a comprehensive list of all time best travel quotes. We hope that these inspirational travel quotes from famous travelers motivates you to travel all around the world.

All of us need motivation and inspiration from time to time. When it comes to travel, a lot of us just keep day dreaming about traveling to our favourite destinations. We still need that nudge to go make our travel plans a reality.

We keep bringing to you amazing inspiring travel stories from travelers across the world to inspire you to take the plunge and make your dream travel a reality. While interacting with many travelers we have observed that many of them have been motivated by the great travel quotes we have listed below. Some of the travelers have even mentioned that they maintain travel diaries and most often than not, they write these inspirational travel quotes on the cover of their diaries. They say that these travel quotes keep them going and have helped them get motivated when they were down and out.

When you travel you meet interesting people, try variety of cuisines, challenge yourself, explore the world, indulge in adventures and learn more about yourself in the process. We sincerely hope that these famous travel quotes motivates you to act upon your travel plans.

Best Inspirational Travel Quotes

1“Of all the books in the world, the best stories can be found between the pages of a passport.” – Anonymous

The Travel Speak – Best Travel Quotes – “Of all the books in the world, the best stories can be found between the pages of a passport.”

2“You only live once but if you travel well…once is enough ” – Anonymous

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

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

5“A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” – Lao Tzu

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

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

8“Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends… The mind can never break off from the journey.” – Pat Conroy

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

10“Every hundred feet, the world changes” – Roberto Bolano

11“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only page” – St. Augustine

The Travel Speak – Inspirational Travel Quotes – “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.”

12“Paris is always a good idea!” – Audrey Hepburn

13“It can hardly be a coincidence that no language on earth produced the expression, as pretty as  an airport” – Douglas Adams

14“He who would travel happily must travel light.” – Antoine de Saint Exupery

15“Adventure may hurt you but monotony will kill you.”  -Anonymous

16“I haven’t been Everywhere but it’s on my list.” – Susan Sontao

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

18“One’s destination is never a place, but rather a new way looking at things” – Henry Miller

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

20“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 safer harbor.” – Anonymous

21“I’d rather have a passport full of stamps than a house full of stuff” – Anonymous

The Travel Speak – Best Travel Quotes – “I’d rather have a passport full of stamps than a house full of stuff.”

22“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

23“Catch the Trade winds in your sails. Explore. dream.discover.”  – Mark Twain

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

25“Bizarre travel plans are dancing lessons from God.” – Kurt Vonnegut

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

27“Discovery consists not in seeking new lands but in seeing with new eyes.” – Marcel Proust

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

29“Afoot and light-hearted I take to the open road.” – Walt Whitman

30“We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.” – Anais Nin2.

31“The road is there, it will always be there. You just have to decide when to take it.” – Chris Humphrey

The Travel Speak – Inspirational Travel Quotes – “The road is there, it will always be there. You just have to decide when to take it.”

32“Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection.” – Lawrence Durrell

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

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

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

36“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

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

38“Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.” – Mary Ritter

39“He who does not travel does not know the value of men.” – Moorish proverb

40“We must not cease from exploration. And the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we began and to know the place for the first time.” – T. S. Eliot

41“Travel is like knowledge, the more you see, the more you know you haven’t seen” – Mark Hertsgaad

The Travel Speak – Inspirational Travel Quote – “Travel is like knowledge, the more you see, the more you know you haven’t seen.”

42“Adventure is worthwhile in itself.” – Amelia Earhart

43“Where curious and curiosity keep leading us down new paths” – Walt Disney

44“He who returns from a journey is not the same as he who left.” – Chinese proverb

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

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

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

48“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” – Confucius

49“The question is not what you look at but what you see.” – Henry David

50“You lose sight of things… and when you travel, everything balances out.” – Daranna Gidel

51“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” – Anonymous

The Travel Speak – Inspirational Travel Quote – “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.”

52“Travel is like a giant blank canvas, and the painting on the canvas is only limited by one’s imagination.” – Ross Morley

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

54“All the pathos and irony of leaving one’s youth behind is thus implicit in every joyous moment of travel: one knows that the first joy can never be recovered, and the wise traveler learns not to repeat successes but tries new places all the time.” – Paul Fussell

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

56“People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home.” – Dagobert D. Runes

57“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

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

59“A traveler without observation is a bird without wings.” – Moslih Eddin Saadi

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

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

The Travel Speak – Inspirational Travel Quote – “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.”

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

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

64“Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe.” – Anatole France

65“I soon realized that no journey carries one far unless, as it extends into the world around us, it goes an equal distance into the world within.” – Lillian Smith

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

67“Travel is glamorous only in retrospect.” – Paul Theroux

68“A wise traveler never despises his own country.” – Carlo Goldoni

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

70“For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” – R. Stevenson

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

The Travel Speak – Inspirational Travel Quotes – “Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.”

72“I take to the open road, healthy, free, the world before me” – Walt Whitman

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

74“Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.” – Ralph Waldo

75“Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.” – Sir Francis Bacon

76“Little by little, one travels far.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

77“Half the fun of the travel is the aesthetic of lostness.” – Ray Bradbury

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

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

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

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

The Travel Speak – Inspirational Travel Quotes – “Take only memories, leave only footprints.”

82“One always begins to forgive a place as soon as it’s left behind.” – Charles Dickens

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

84“Sometimes it’s the journey that teaches you a lot about your destination.” – Drake

85“Jobs fill your pocket, adventures fill your soul “ – Jamie Lynn Bettie

86“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

87“Go, fly, roam, travel, voyage, explore, journey, discover, adventure.” – Anonymous

88“Work. Travel. Save. Repeat.” – Anonymous

89 “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

90“Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.” – Jennifer Lee

91“And if travel is like love, it is, in the end, mostly because it’s a heightened state of awareness, in which we are mindful, receptive, in dimmed by familiarity and ready to be transformed. That is why the best trips, like the best love affairs, never really end.” – Pico Iyer

The Travel Speak – Best Travel Quotes – “The best trips, like the best love affairs, never really end.”

92“Better to see something once than hear about it a thousand times” – Anonymous

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

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

95“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

96“Don’t listen to what they say. Go see.” – Anonymous

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

98“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” – Neale Donald Walsch

99“Life is short and the world is wide.” – Anonymous

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

101“Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.” – Anonymous

The Travel Speak – Best Travel Quotes – “Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.”

Wish you all the best in your adventures and travel across the world. Hope this comprehensive list of all time best travel quotes motivates you to pack you bags and take off to your dream journey!

Happy travels.

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