Inspirational Travel Quotes

I am a big fan of traveling and that`s why I prepared a list of inspirational travel quotes.If you are thinking of traveling or need some encouragement, I have compiled this list.


  • “Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.” – Francis Bacon


  • “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.” – G.K. Chesterton


  • “I like animals. I like natural history. The travel bit is not the important bit. The travel bit is what you have to do in order to go and look at animals.” – David Attenborough


  • “Travel teaches toleration.” – Benjamin Disraeli


  • “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


  • “Adventure is worthwhile.” – Aesop


  • “Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta


  • “We travel, some of us forever, to seek other places, other lives, other souls.” – Anais Nin


  • 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


  • “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” – Robert Frost


  • “Of all possible subjects, travel is the most difficult for an artist, as it is the easiest for a journalist.” – W. H. Auden


  • “Voyage, travel, and change of place impart vigor” – Seneca


  • “You lose sight of things… and when you travel, everything balances out.” – Daranna Gidel


  • “I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it.” – Rosalia de Castro


  • “I think that travel comes from some deep urge to see the world, like the urge that brings up a worm in an Irish bog to see the moon when it is full.” – Lord Dunsany


  • “The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him.He goes “sight-seeing.” – Daniel J. Boorstin


  •  “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Andre Gide


  • “The use of traveling is to regulate imagination with reality, and instead of thinking of how things may be, see them as they are.” – Samuel Johnson


  • “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.” – Saint Augustine


  • “Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.” – Seneca


  • “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” – Mark Twain


  • “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” – Helen Keller


  • “Our happiest moments as tourists always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of something else.” — Lawrence Block


  • “Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey.” – Babs Hoffman


  • “He who would travel happily must travel light.” – Antoine de St. Exupery


  • “Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one of excitement and adventure.” – Irving Wallace




22 thoughts on “Inspirational Travel Quotes

  1. This is not a quote, but I think it’s good to know. In Paris, young people under 26 have free entry to two extraordinary museums: the Louvre and Versailles. I think this is a great act of culture from the French. 🙂

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    1. Yeah you are absolutly right👍Two years ago I was in Paris and I could visit both sights for free:) It was amazing:) And thanks for your comment. Maybe I can write a blog post, where I write down things, which are good to know while traveling. So I can put your comment in the post:)

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