Press "Enter" to skip to content

50 Inspiring Travel Quotes

If you’re a regular reader of this blog,  you’ll know how much I love quotes. I’ve just finished quote challenge, and I continue to be in the mood to share quotes.

50 Inspring Travel Quotes

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

“I read; I travel; I become”
― Derek Walcott

“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

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

“Make voyages. Attempt them. There’s nothing else.”
― Tennessee Williams

“See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream.”
― Ray Bradbury

“When one is traveling, everything looks brighter and lovelier.”
― Catherynne M. Valente

“Travel brings wisdom only to the wise. It renders the ignorant more ignorant than ever.”
― Joe Abercrombie

“Only through travel can we know where we belong or not, where we are loved and where we are rejected.”
― Roman Payne

“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

travel quote 1

“There is a kind of magicness about going far away and then coming back all changed.”
― Kate Douglas Wiggin

“The Wanderlust has got me… by the belly aching fire”
― Robert W. Service

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

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

“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

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

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

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”
― Lao Tzu

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

“Adventure is worthwhile.”
– Aristotle

travel quote 2

“How many cities have revealed themselves to me in the marches I undertook in the pursuit of books!”
― Walter Benjamin

“It is not the destination where you end up but the mishaps and memories you create along the way!”
― Penelope Riley

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

“A wise man travels to discover himself.”
― James Russell Lowell

“The great glory of travel, to me, is not just what I see that’s new to me in countries visited, but that in almost every one of them I change from an outsider looking in to an insider looking out.”
― Clara E. Laughlin

“Travel moulds a man, people mould his wisdom and experiences mould his life!”
– Suljit Lalwani

“The man who seeks to educate himself must first read and then travel in order to correct what he has learned.”
― Casanova

“The only true voyage of discovery is not to go to new places, but to have other eyes.”
― Marcel Proust

“Writing to support my traveling, and traveling to support my writing.”
― B.S. Wood

“I travel to be replenished with beauty, for travel makes the beauty of this world seem like a Christmas that never ends.”
― Carew Papritz

travel quote 3

“To the tourist, travel is a means to an end; to the traveler, it’s an end in itself.”
― Marty Rubin

“Let’s go together and go to different places and see different things. It’ll be fun!”
― Togashi Yoshihiro

“I love getting lost on purpose”
― Lisa Desrochers

Travel, which is like a greater and a graver science, brings us back to ourselves.”
― Albert Camus

“Travel opens your mind as few other things do. It is its own form of hypnotism, and I am forever under its spell.”
― Libba Bray

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

“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.”
― Pico Lyer

“The journey is the destination.”
― Dan Eldon

“Travellers understand, instinctively and by experience, that travel and adventure change and elongate time, even while navigating the deadlines of airline and train departures.”
― Paul Sheehan

travel quote 4

“Anyone who needs more than one suitcase is a tourist, not a traveler”
― Ira Levin

“One must travel, to learn.”
― Mark Twain

“Roam abroad in the world, and take thy fill of its enjoyments before the day shall come when thou must quit it for good.”
― Saadi

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.”
― Ernest Hemingway

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”
― Marcel Proust

“Travel brings power and love back into your life.”
― Rumi

“We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.”
― Anaïs Nin

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

“The impulse to travel is one of the hopeful symptoms of life.”
― Agnes Repplier

“A great way to learn about your country is to leave it.”
– Henry Rollins

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

Now here are some funny travel quotes

“A passport, as I’m sure you know, is a document that one shows to government officials whenever one reaches a border between countries, so the officials can learn who you are, where you were born, and how you look when photographed unflatteringly.”
– Lemony Snicket

“I feel about airplanes the way I feel about diets. It seems to me that they are wonderful things for other people to go on.”
– Jean Kerr, “Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall,” The Snake Has All the Lines, 1958

“I did not fully understand the dread term “terminal illness” until I saw Heathrow for myself.”
– Dennis Potter, 1978

“Whenever we safely land in a plane, we promise God a little something.”
– Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960

“If God had really intended men to fly, he’d make it easier to get to the airport.”
– George Winters

“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

Do you have a favourite travel quote? Do share.



  1. Esha M Dutta Esha M Dutta July 6, 2015

    Thanks for sharing those wonderful quotes, Corinne! There are quite a few of my favourite ones in there as well 🙂 You’ve got the best of the lot I guess…

  2. Paul B. Taubman, II Paul B. Taubman, II July 5, 2015

    I LOVE quotes as well! These are great! I am going to print them out as a reminder the next time I am traveling and/or use one or so to send out to folks with whomI communicate!

    Thanks for sharing, Corinne!
    Paul B. Taubman, II recently posted..Ultimate Blog Challenge is here!My Profile

  3. Kebba Buckley Button Kebba Buckley Button July 5, 2015

    Corrine, what a beautiful and beefy piece you’ve offered today! Why not do an ebook along these lines? Btw, I love the joyful look of your lovely face in your blogsite photo. Thanks for so many joyful thoughts on travel. And for the fact that there is a Quote Challenge out there.
    Kebba Buckley Button recently posted..Celebrating Freedom – From SamenessMy Profile

  4. Annette Annette July 5, 2015

    Hi Corinne, thank you so much for visiting Beauty along the Road and leaving your comment on my Charleston post.
    You have quite a background and it looks like you have lived an interesting life so far 🙂

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

CommentLuv badge

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

© Everyday Gyaan 2019
%d bloggers like this: