Inspiring Travel and Adventure Quotes

Whether you are looking to travel across the world or just down the street, sometimes you just need that extra push. Don't worry, we've got you. There is nothing like an inspiring travel quote to get you out the door and start experiencing the traveling life!

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


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


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


“The best way to know a city is to eat it.”
― Scott Westerfeld


“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


"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


“Travel makes a wise man better but a fool worse.”
– Thomas Fuller


“That’s the place to get to—nowhere. One wants to wander away from the world’s somewheres, into our own nowhere.”
― D.H. Lawrence


Inspiring Travel quotes

“The journey is the reward.”— Chinese proverb


“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” – Gustave Flaubert


“The wise man’s home is the universe.”
– Democritus


“Your true traveler finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty – his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure.”
― Aldous Huxley


“Travel is never a matter of money, but of courage.”
— Paulo Coelho


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


“Jobs fill your pocket, but adventures fill your soul.” – Jamie Lyn Beatty


“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail!”
– Muriel Strode


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

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


“See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories. Ask for no guarantees, ask for no security.” ― Ray Bradbury


“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.”


“To travel is to live.”
— Hans Christian Andersen


“Not I, not anyone else, can travel that road for you, You must travel it for yourself.” —Walt Whitman


"One must from time to time attempt things that are beyond one's capacity"
—Auguste Renoir

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“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


"The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it."
— Rudyard Kipling


“Never hesitate to go far away, beyond all seas, all frontiers, all countries, all beliefs.” – Amin Maalouf


“Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.”
— Miriam Beard


“Whenever you go on a trip to visit foreign lands or distant places, remember that they are all someone’s home and backyard.” – Vera Nazarian


“The journey is the destination.”
— Dan Eldon

"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all"
—Helen Keller


“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


“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” – Susan Sontag


“It is my hope that this book will help to demystify the origins of travel writing and show that when thousands of travelers follow a guidebook word-for-word, recommendation-for-recommendation, it not only harms contemporary international travel but can also do serious harm to places in developing countries.”
― Thomas Kohnstamm


“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
—Mark Twain


“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


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


“Traveling—it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.
― Ibn Battuta, The Travels of Ibn Battutah”


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


“There’s something about arriving in new cities, wandering empty streets with no destination. I will never lose the love for the arriving, but I’m born to leave.” –Charlotte Eriksson


"We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us"
— Anonymous

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