100 Best Inspirational Quotes About Travel That Will Inspire You

100 Best Inspirational Quotes About Travel That Will Inspire You

We’ve put in this articel 100 Best Inspirational Quotes About Travel That Will Inspire You , Many of us dream of going on an adventure, discovering new cultures, breathtaking landscapes.

You close your eyes and imagine walking in an unknown city, meet the locals and other travelers who cross your path.I hear frequently “It’s my dream to go on a trip! If only I could… “. It is sometimes a question of bad timing or budget but all too often there are no good reasons.

So I gathered 100 Best Inspirational Quotes About Travel that I find inspiring and which, I hope,will motivate you to pack your suitcase to conquer the world.

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1. I am a passionate traveler, and from the time I was a child, travel formed me as much as my formal education. ~David Rockefeller

2. Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience. ~Francis Bacon

3. You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectures and descriptions in the world. ~William Hazlitt

4. Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse. ~Thomas Fuller

5. Just to travel is rather boring, but to travel with a purpose is educational and exciting. ~Sargent Shriver

6. The best education I have ever received was through travel. ~Lisa Ling

7. Traveling is my form of self-education. ~Yvon Chouinard


8. Young people should travel, and they don’t. You can’t know if you don’t go. ~Quincy Jones

9. People who don’t travel cannot have a global view, all they see is what’s in front of them. Those people cannot accept new things because all they know is where they live. ~Martin Yan

10. To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries. ~Aldous Huxley

11. You have to travel globally today to know what’s going on and maintain an edge. ~Yuri Milner

12. We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment. ~Hilaire Belloc

13. The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description; one must travel through it one’s self to be acquainted with it. ~Lord Chesterfield

14. The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one’s own country as a foreign land. ~Gilbert K. Chesterton

15. Travel works best when you’re forced to come to terms with the place you’re in. ~Paul Theroux

16. Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has courage to lose sight of the shore. ~André Gide

17. Travel is one of the best anti-war weapons that there are. I’ve been to Iran, and if you’re there you see little kids, cops, old people, cemeteries. Once you see that, you can’t say, ‘Oh, Iran, let’s bomb them.’ ~Viggo Mortensen

18. We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next to find ourselves. We travel to open our hearts and eyes and learn more about the world than our newspapers will accommodate. We travel to bring what little we can, in our ignorance and knowledge, to those parts of the globe whose riches are differently dispersed. And we travel, in essence, to become young fools again- to slow time down and get taken in, and fall in love once more. ~Pico Iyer

19. To travel is to take a journey into yourself. ~Danny Kaye

20. When the traveler goes alone he gets acquainted with himself. ~Liberty Hyde Bailey

21. Through travel I first became aware of the outside world; it was through travel that I found my own introspective way into becoming a part of it. ~Eudora Welty

22. What draws me in is that a trip is a leap in the dark. It’s like a metaphor for life. You set off from home, and in the classic travel book, you go to an unknown place. You discover a different world, and you discover yourself. ~Paul Theroux


23. You do not travel if you are afraid of the unknown, you travel for the unknown, that reveals you with yourself. ~Ella Maillart

24. You don’t have to travel, but I find extended travel to be a helpful tool for reexamining yourself and the constraints you’ve artificially placed on your life. It’s easy to believe everything has to be done one way if you’re always in one place around the same people. ~Timothy Ferriss

25. Not only does travel give us a new system of reckoning, it also brings to the fore unknown aspects of our own self. Our consciousness being broadened and enriched, we shall judge ourselves more correctly. ~Ella Maillart

26. Travel far enough, you meet yourself. ~David Mitchell

27. Travel teaches toleration. ~Benjamin Disraeli


28. You develop a sympathy for all human beings when you travel a lot. ~Shakuntala Devi

29. Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime. ~Mark Twain

30. We travel to learn; and I have never been in any country where they did not do something better than we do it, think some thoughts better than we think, catch some inspiration from heights above our own. ~Maria Mitchell

31. 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

32. One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more. ~Thomas Jefferson

33. Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection. ~Lawrence Durrell


34. I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled; the difference between the two being this, that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment. ~Hilaire Belloc

35. To travel is to take a journey into yourself. ~Danny Kaye

36. It is better to travel well than to arrive. ~Buddha

37. If you travel first class, you think first class and you are more likely to play first class. ~Ray Floyd

38. I’ve met the most interesting people while flying or on a boat. These methods of travel seem to attract the kind of people I want to be with. ~Hedy Lamarr


39. Why, I’d like nothing better than to achieve some bold adventure, worthy of our trip. ~Aristophanes

40. I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move. ~Robert Louis Stevenson

41. 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

42. Travel can also be the spirit of adventure somewhat tamed, for those who desire to do something they are a bit afraid of. ~Ella Maillart

43. The photograph reverses the purpose of travel, which until now had been to encounter the strange and unfamiliar. ~Marshall McLuhan

44. The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page. ~Saint Augustine

45. Beauty, pleasure, freedom and plenty of sleep: these are the hallmarks of a successful idler’s break. Travel should not be hard work. ~Tom Hodgkinson

46. The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one’s own country as a foreign land. ~Gilbert K. Chesterton

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47. 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

48. Certainly, 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 Beard

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

50. Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

51. Travel brings power and love back into your life. ~Rumi

1. “Being lost in Australia gives you a lovely sense of security.” – Bruce Chatwin, The Songlines

2. “We do not follow maps to buried treasure and X never, ever marks the spot.” – Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark

3. “Even from the simplest, the most realistic point of view, the countries which we long for occupy, at any given moment, a far larger place in our actual life than the country in which we happen to be.” – Marcel Proust, Swann’s Way

4. “When you’re travelling, 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, Blue Highways

5 “Is he not sacred, even to the gods, the wandering man who comes in weariness?” – Homer, The Iliad

6. “No one has ever described the place where I have just arrived: this is the emotion that makes me want to travel. It is one of the greatest reasons to go anywhere.” – Paul Theroux, The Pillars of Hercules


7. “I’m leaving on a jet plane; Don’t know when I’ll be back again.” – John Denver, Leaving on a Jet Plane

8. “And that is all anyone can do, try to be honest about what he feels, what he’s seen or thinks he’s seen.” – Paul Theroux, Sunrise With Seamonsters

9. “Paris is always a good idea.” – Sabrina (Audrey Hepburn) in Sabrina

10. “Sometimes travel is merely an opportunity taken when you can.” – Ian Frazier, Travels in Siberia

11. “I came to realise that I travelled best when I travelled no faster than a dog could trot.” – Gardner

McKay, Journey Without a Map

12. “People come back from flights and tell you a story like it’s a horror story. They act like their flight was like a cattle car in the 1940s in Germany. That’s how bad they make it sound. They’re like, ‘It was the worst day of my life. We didn’t board for 20 minutes and they made us sit there on the runway for 40 minutes.’ Oh really? What happened next? Did you fly in the air, incredibly, like a bird? Did you partake in the miracle of human flight you non-contributing zero?” – Louis C.K. (comedian)

13. “Plane travel is nature’s way of making you look like your passport photo.” – Al Gore

14. “Tourism is a mortal sin.” – Werner Herzog

15. “I knew instinctively that it was the very hardness of life in the desert which drew me back there — it was the same pull which takes men back to the polar ice, to high mountains, and to the sea.” – Wilfred

Thesiger, Arabian Sands

16. “The Australians, it seems to me, thrive on their remoteness from the world and see it as a way of keeping up a code of “No worries, mate,” while peddling their oddities to visitors: nonconformity is at once a fact of life for many, and a selling point.” – Pico Iyer, Falling Off the Map

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17. “Now, looking back on my life in Africa, I feel that it might altogether be described as the existence of a person who had come from a rushed and noisy world, into a still country.” – Karen Blixen, Out of Africa

18. “The greatest justification for travel is not self-improvement but rather performing a vanishing act, disappearing without a trace.” – Paul Theroux, Dark Star Safari

19. “A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policing, and coercion are fruitless.” – John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley

20. “You can’t deny what you’ve learned; you can’t deny your travels; you can’t deny the nature of your life.” – V. S. Naipaul, The Paris Review, Fall 1998

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

22. “Culture shock is often felt sharply at the borders between countries, but sometimes it doesn’t hit fully until you’ve been in a place for a long time.” – Henri Cartier-Bresson, The Mind’s Eye

23. “Darwin quotes the example of Audubon’s goose, which, deprived of its pinion feathers, started out to walk the journey on foot. He then goes on the describe the sufferings of a bird, penned up at the season of its migration, which would flail its wings and bloody its breast against the bars of its cage.” – Bruce Chatwin, The Songlines

24. “But at times I wondered if I had not come a long way only to find that what I really sought was something I had left behind.” – Jon Krakauer, Into Thin Air


25. “I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read on the train.” – Oscar Wilde

26. “It always rains on tents. Rainstorms will travel thousands of miles, against prevailing winds for the opportunity to rain on a tent.” – Dave Barry (comedian)

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

28. “In America there are two classes of travel – first class, and with children.” – Robert Benchley (actor)

29. “Is there any point in going across the world to eat something or buy something or watch people squatting among their ruins? Travel is a state of mind. It has nothing to do with distance or the exotic. It is almost entirely an inner experience.” – Paul Theroux, Fresh Air Fiend

30. “O public road, you express me better than I can express myself.” – Walt Whitman


31. “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, Fahrenheit 451

32. “Not all those who wander are lost.” – J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of The Rings

33. “Done laid around, done stayed around; This old town too long; And it seems like I’ve got to travel on.” – Bob Dylan, Gotta Travel On

34. “The city bursts with ideas as with traffic, a swirl of newness and surprise. Who can be bored in a city? If you are tired of one activity you can try something else, change your job, take your custom to another restaurant.” – Jan Morris, Trieste and the Meaning of Nowhere

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

36. “Our nature lies in movement; complete calm is death.” – Blaise Pascal, Pensees

37. “Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less travelled by.” – Robert Frost, The Road Not Taken and Other Poems


38. “It might be said that a great unstated reason for travel is to find places that exemplify where one has been happiest. Looking for idealised versions of home—indeed, looking for the perfect memory.” – Paul Theroux, Fresh Air Fiend

39. “There’s no place like home.” – Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz

40. “It’s an old sailor’s idea that every ship has a rope with one end made fast to her bows and the other held by the loved ones at home.” – Bruce Chatwin, In Patagonia

41. “I … had what Kierkegaard called ‘the sickness of infinitude,’ wandering from one path to another with no real recognition that I was embarked upon a search, and scarcely a clue as to what I might be after. I only knew that at the bottom of each breath there was a hollow place that needed to be filled.” – Peter Matthiessen, The Snow Leopard

42. “They are travelling cheaply, with that touch of indolence and occasional luxury that comes only from having real resources. They live in Levis and sunlight. Sometimes they brush their teeth in streams.” – James Salter, A Sport and a Pastime


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

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

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45. “Be out of sync with your times for just one day, and you will see how much eternity you contain within you.” – Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters on Life

46. “If you want to propose marriage to your girlfriend and you live in England and she is in Sicily, do the decent thing and walk down there. Travelling by car or aeroplane wouldn’t be right at such a moment.” – Werner Herzog, A Guide for the Perplexed

47. “It was one of those moments that you know at the time will stay with you to the grave: the sweet pie, the gaunt man playing the old music, the coals in the stove glowing orange, the scent of kerosene and hot breath. “Here’s ‘Evening Rhapsody.'” The music was so heavily romantic we both laughed. I thought: It is for this that I have come.” – William Least Heat-Moon, Blue Highways

48. “One of the pleasures of travel is to dive into places where others are compelled to live and come out unscathed, full of the malicious pleasure of abandoning them to their fate.” – Jean Baudrillard, Cool Memories II

49. “You go away for a long time and return a different person – you never come all the way back.” – Paul Theroux, Dark Star Safari

50. “Travelling through the world produces a marvellous clarity in the judgment of men. We are all of us confined and enclosed within ourselves, and see no farther than the end of our nose.” – Michel de Montaigne

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