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Nothing can inspire our sense of wanderlust as much as a good travel quote. Feed your lust with these inspirational quotes from famous travelers. Whether you have 200 stamps on your passport, or you are still dreaming about your first trip out of the country, these quotes still ring true. These memorable travel quotes have the ability to capture little moments of clarity that highlight truths about travel, adventure, and life. Use them to find inspiration for your next trip, or just let your mind drift off in daydream.


1) “A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” – Lao Tzu
2) “I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” – Robert Louis Stevenson
3) “Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you’ve travelled.” – Mohammed
4) “To travel is to take a journey into yourself.” – Danny Kaye
5)“Happiness is planning a trip with the ones that you love.”Unknown


6) “Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” – Dalai Lama
7) “To Travel is to live.”— Hans Christian Andersen
8) “Adventure is a path. Real adventure – self-determined, self-motivated, often risky – forces you to have firsthand encounters with the world. The world, the way it is, not the way you imagine it.” – Mark Jenkins
9) “Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” – Henry David Thoreau
10) “Travel….The best way to be lost and found at the same time.” – Unknown

I haven't been everywhere but it's on my list

11) “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.”— Helen Keller
12) “I wandered everywhere, through cities and countries wide. And everywhere I went, the world was on my side.” – Roman Payne
13) “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.” – Saint Augustine
14)“We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfilment”. – Hilaire Belloc
15) “Travel brings power and love back into your life.”— Rumi

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page

16) “Better to see something once than hear about it a thousand times.”Unknown
17) “Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.”Gustav Flaubert
18) “Investment in travel is an investment in yourself.”Matthew Karsten
19) “You must go on adventures to find out where you truly belong.”Sue Fitzmaurice
20) “Travel makes you realize that no matter how much you know, there’s always more to learn.”
— Unknown

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21) “Travel far enough to meet yourself.”David Mitchell
22) “Don’t listen to what they say. Go see.”— Chinese Proverb
23) “If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine; it’s lethal.” — Paulo Coelho
24) “It is not the destination where you end up but the mishaps and memories you create along the way.”— Penelope Riley
25)“My favorite thing to do is go where I’ve never been.”— Diane Arbus

“Don’t listen to what they say. Go see.”— Chinese Proverb

26) “Life is short and the world is wide.” – Simon Raven
27) “We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey.” – John Hope Franklin
28) “Once the travel bug bites, there is no known antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life.” ― Michael Palin
29) “Adventure is worthwhile.” – Amelia Earhart
30) “If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet” – Rachel Wolchin

“My favorite thing to do is go where I’ve never been.” — Diane Arbus

31) “Where you come from does matter — but not nearly as much as where you are headed.” Jodi Picoult
32) “I am not born for one corner; the whole world is my native land.” – Seneca
33) “A good friend listens to your adventures. A best friend makes them with you.”- Unknown
34) “It is better to travel well than to arrive.” – Buddha
35) “The journey itself is my home.”— Matsuo Basho

“If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine; it’s lethal.” — Paulo Coelho

36) “Sometimes all you need is a great friend and a tank of gas.”Unknown
37) “The gladdest moment in human life is a departure into unknown lands.”Sir Richard Burton
38) “I have found out there is no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.”— Mark Twain
39) “There’s no time to be bored in a world as beautiful as this.”Unknown
40) “I’m in love with cities I’ve never been to and people I’ve never met.” — John Green
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