46 Travel Quotes That Will Inspire You To Explore

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A lot of people say they want to travel. But only very few get to actually experience the wonders of the world. Travel has a different meaning to everyone – some do it to escape their everyday life, some do it to take the kids on vacation, some do it to find themselves. Travel means freedom, it means finding yourself lost in the most amazing ways. It means waking up at 4 am to get to the best spot to watch the sunrise. It’s having a burning urge to see as much as possible and really live in the moment. To quench your thirst of traveling, EliteColumn brings you best Travel quotes.

46 Best Travel Quotes

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1. “No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.”

2. “We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.” Anonymous

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

4. “Adventure is worthwhile.” – Aesop

5. “The gladdest moment in human life, me thinks, is a departure into unknown lands.” – Sir Richard Burton

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

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7. “Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection.”

8. “I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

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

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

11. “The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you have.” – Anna Quindlen

12. “Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.” – Mark Twain

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13. “A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policing, and coercion are fruitless. We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us.”

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

15. “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

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

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

18. “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

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19. “Only by going alone in silence, without baggage, can one truly get into the heart of the wilderness. All other travel is mere dust and hotels and baggage and chatter.”

20. “Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” – Dalai Lama

21. “To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.” – Aldous Huxley

22. “Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.” – Ray Bradbury

23. “Traveling tends to magnify all human emotions.” – Peter Hoeg

24. “You don’t have to be rich to travel well.” – Eugene Fodor

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25. “Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.”

26. “If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.” – James Michener

27. “People don’t take trips, trips take people.” – John Steinbeck

28. “When overseas you learn more about your own country, than you do the place you’re visiting.” – Clint Borgen

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

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

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31. “Food makes travel so exceptional, because you get to taste what it’s actually supposed to taste like. To eat the real Pad Thai or finally have a proper curry is something pretty amazing.”

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

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

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

35. “The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.” – Shirley MacLaine

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36. “Travelling, you realize that differences are lost: each city takes to resembling all cities, places exchange their form, order, distances, a shapeless dust cloud invades the continents.”

37. “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

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

40. “Once in a while it really hits people that they don’t have to experience the world in the way they have been told to.” – Alan Keightley

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41. “The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description; one must travel through it one’s self to be acquainted with it.”

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

43. “Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground and a common bond and we cease to be alone.” – Wendell Berry

44. “Take only memories, leave only footprints.” – Chief Seattle

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

46. “Investment in travel is an investment in yourself.” – Matthew Karsten

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Reeti Banerjee is a content writer/editor working closely with a prominent digital marketing firm. A writer by day & an avid reader by night, she is loathe to discuss herself in the third person. But, she can be persuaded to do so from time to time.