50 Best Travel Quotes

50 Best Travel Quotes
Best Travel Quotes

Travel has been a source of inspiration and wonder for centuries. It allows us to experience new cultures, see breathtaking landscapes, and learn about ourselves in new ways. And what better way to capture the essence of travel than through quotes?

In this article, we present the 50 best travel quotes, from classic sayings to modern insights. These quotes are sure to inspire you to pack your bags and explore the world.

Some of the quotes in this list are practical, offering advice on how to make the most of your travels. Others are more philosophical, reflecting on the deeper meaning of travel. But all of these quotes share one thing in common: they celebrate the joy of exploration and the transformative power of travel.

Whether you’re planning your next big adventure or just looking for a little travel inspiration, we hope you enjoy this collection of quotes.

Travel Quotes

  1. “Not all those who wander are lost.”

                 ― J.R.R. Tolkien

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

               ― St. Augustine

  1. “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”

               ― Lao Tzu

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

               ― Lao Tzu

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

              ― Ursula K. Le Guin

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

              ― Marcel Proust

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

              ― Robert Louis Stevenson

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

              ― Rumi Jalalud-Din

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

            ― anaïs nin

  1. “Travel far enough, you meet yourself.”

         ― David Mitchell

11. “The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.”

            ― G.K. Chesterton

12. “I read; I travel; I become”

           ― Derek Walcott

13. “We leave something of ourselves behind when we leave a place, we stay there, even though we go away. And there are things in us that we can find again only by going back there.”

           ― Pascal Mercier

14. “All that is gold does not glitter,

Not all those who wander are lost.”

                 ― J.R.R. Tolkien

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

               ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

16. “Every dreamer knows that it is entirely possible to be homesick for a place you’ve never been to, perhaps more homesick than for familiar ground.”

               ― Judith Thurman

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

               ― Gustave Flaubert

18. “To travel is to live.”

            ― Hans Christian Andersen

19. “Wherever you go, you take yourself with you.”

               ― Neil Gaiman

20.  “To move, to breathe, to fly, to float,

                  To gain all while you give,

                  To roam the roads of lands remote,

                  To travel is to live.”

                 ― Hans Christian Andersen

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

               ― Jack Kerouac

22. “Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.”

                ― Erol Ozan

23. “to travel is worth any cost or sacrifice.”

                 ― Elizabeth Gilbert

24. I wandered everywhere, through cities and countries wide. And everywhere I     went, the world was on my side.”

               ― Roman Payne

25. “…there ain’t no journey what don’t change you some.”

                 ― David Mitchell

26. “We wanderers, ever seeking the lonelier way, begin no day where we have ended another day; and no sunrise finds us where sunset left us. Even while the earth sleeps we travel. We are the seeds of the tenacious plant, and it is in our ripeness and our fullness of heart that we are given to the wind and are scattered.”

              ― Kahlil Gibran

27. “There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.”

               ― Robert Louis Stevenson,

28. “We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next to find ourselves.

                 ― Pico Iyer

29. “The journey itself is my home.”

                 ― Matsuo Basho

30. “Make voyages. Attempt them. There’s nothing else.”

                 ― Tennesse Williams

31. “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

32. “If you’re twenty-two, physically fit, hungry to learn and be better, I urge you to travel – as far and as widely as possible. Sleep on floors if you have to. Find out how other people live and eat and cook. Learn from them – wherever you go.”

              ― Anthony Bourdain

33. “Every one of a hundred thousand cities around the world had its own special sunset and it was worth going there, just once, if only to see the sun go down.”

              ― Ryu Murakami

34. “I love to sail forbidden seas, and land on barbarous coasts.”

                ― Herman Melville,

35. “So shut up, live, travel, adventure, bless and don’t be sorry”

                 ― Jack Kerouac

36. “Anyone who needs more than one suitcase is a tourist, not a traveler”

                 ― Ira Levin

37. “The only way I knew how to live the best day ever was on an expedition.”

                 ― Hendri Coetzee

38. “I heard an airplane passing overhead. I wished I was on it.”

                ― Charles Bukowski

39. “Traveling outgrows its motives. It soon proves sufficient in itself. You think you are making a trip, but soon it is making you – or unmaking you.”

              ― Nicolas Bouvier

40. “Only the road and the dawn, the sun, the wind, and the rain,

         And the watch fire under stars, and sleep, and the road again.”

                ― John Masefield

41. “Half the fun of the travel is the esthetic of lostness.”

                 ― Ray Bradbury

42. “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

43. “The Wanderlust has got me… by the belly-aching fire”

                 ― Robert W. Service

44. “For every traveller who has any taste of his own, the only useful guidebook will be the one which he himself has written.”

               ― Aldous Huxley

45. “Life is adventure. Travel is adventure at a different address.”

                ― Kathy Griffin

46. “Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.”

                ― Erol Ozan

47. “It can hardly be a coincidence that no language on earth has ever produced the expression, ‘As pretty as an airport.”

              ― Douglas Adams

48. “People don’t take trips—trips take people.”

              ― John Steinbeck

49. “You know how it is. Sometimes we plan a trip to one place, but something takes us to another.”

             ― Rumi

50. “The best traveler is one without a camera.”

― Kamand Kojouri

Travel is a journey of both self-discovery and cultural exploration. It allows us to open our minds and hearts to new experiences and perspectives.

The quotes in this article offer a glimpse into the many ways that travel can enrich our lives. They remind us that travel is not just about seeing new places, but also about learning about ourselves and the world around us in new ways.

We hope you enjoyed this collection of travel quotes. Please let us know in the comments which quote is your favorite!

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