51 Most Inspiring Travel quotes of all time

Exploring new destinations and knowing new cultures other than your own is always a refreshing and adventurous experience for every person. There are several wonderful places to visit across the world, but sometimes you need a little motivation to go out and start traveling new lands.

So, if you are thinking to travel and need inspiration, check these 51 most inspiring travel quotes of all time.

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

2. “All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” — Martin Buber

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

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

5. “A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” — Lao Tzu

6. “Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.” — Benjamin Disraeli

7. “Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” — Confucius

8. “I soon realized that no journey carries one far unless, as it extends into the world around us, it goes an equal distance into the world within.” — Lillian Smith

9. “It is better to travel well than to arrive.” — Buddha

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

11. “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

12. “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

13. “We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.” — Anais Nin

14. “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” — Unknown

15. “A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.” George A. Moore

16. “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

17. “To travel is to take a journey into yourself.” — Danny Kaye

18. “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

19. “Travel becomes a strategy for accumulating photographs.” — Susan Sontag

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

21. “You don’t have to be rich to travel well.” — Eugene Fodor

22. “Once a year, go somewhere you have never been before.” — Dalai Lama

23. “All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveller is unaware.” — Martin Buber

24. “No one realises how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.” — Lin Yutang

25. “A traveller without observation is a bird without wings.” — Saadi Shirazi

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

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

28. “A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” — Tim Cahill

29. “A traveler without observation is a bird without wings.” — Moslih Eddin Saadi

30. “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

31. “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

32. “Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.” — Greg Anderson

33. “Take only memories, leave only footprints.” — Chief Seattle

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

35. “Investment in travel is an investment in yourself.” — Matthew Karsten

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

37. “I get a friend to travel with me… I need somebody to bring me back to who I am. It’s hard to be alone.” — Leonardo DiCaprio

38. “Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.” — Seneca

39. “Travel teaches as much as books.” — Youssou N’Dour

40. “He travels the fastest who travels alone.” — Rudyard Kipling

41. “To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.” — Freya Stark

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

43. “He who is outside his door has the hardest part of his journey behind him.” — Dutch Proverb

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

45. “To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.” — Bill Bryson

46. “Travel is like a giant blank canvas, and the painting on the canvas is only limited by one’s imagination.” — Ross Morley

47. “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

48. “You can’t control the past, but you can control where you go next.” — Kirsten Hubbard

49. “The open road is a beckoning, a strangeness, a place where a man can lose himself.” -William Least Heat Moon

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

51. “Too often travel, instead of broadening the mind, merely lengthens the conversation.” — Elizabeth Drew

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