100 Inspirational Travel Quotes To Give You A Boost

July 07, 2019

We love quotes, but who doesn't? In fact, the first time Daniel and I talked to each other was because of the quote that I posted on Facebook which was, 
Eat well, travel often. Dream what you want to dream; go where you want to go; be what you want to be, because you have only one life and one chance to do all the things you want to do.
For years, we have been gathering tons of inspirational quotes about travel and life in general. We thought we’d share with you some of our all-time favorite travel quotes.

1. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller

2. “Fill your life with experiences, not things. Have stories to tell, not stuff to show.” –Unknown

3. "Life begins at the end of your comfort zone." - Neale Donald Walsch

4. “Adventure without risk is Disneyland.” – Doug Coupland

5. “Travel teaches toleration.” – Benjamin Disraeli

6. “The World is a book and those who do not travel read only a page.” – Saint Augustine

7. “Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you have travelled.” – Mohammed

8. “If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet” – Rachel Wolchin

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

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

11. “Live your life by a compass not a clock.” – Stephen Covey

12. “You develop a sympathy for all human beings when you travel a lot.” – Shakuntala Devi

13. “It’s not what you look at that matters. It’s what you see.” – Henry David Thoreau

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

15. “A journey is best measured in friends rather than miles.” – Tim Cahill

16. “In life, it’s not where you go, it’s who you travel with.” –  Charles Schulz

17. “Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.” – Ernest Hemingway

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

19. “Blessed are the curious for they shall have adventures.” – Lovelle Drachman

20. “Live life with no excuses, travel with no regret” – Oscar Wilde

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

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

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

24.  “Travel is never a matter of money but of courage.” – Paulo Coelho

25. “Actually, the best gift you could have given her was a lifetime of adventures.” –Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

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

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

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

29. “I was not born for one corner. The whole world is my native land.” – Seneca

30. “Life is meant for good friends and great adventures” – Anonymous

31. “Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.” – Jennifer Lee

32. “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” –Mark Twain

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

34. “Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” -Gustav Flaubert

35. “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer”

36. “The world makes way for the man who knows where he is going.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

37. “Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection.” – Unknown

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

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

40. “Better to see something once than hear about it a thousand times” - Asian Proverb  

41. “He who does not travel does not know the value of men.” – Moorish proverb

42. “A wise traveler never despises his own country.” – Pamela Goldoni

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

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

45. “The best journeys in life are those that answer questions you never thought to ask.” ― Rich Ridgeway

46. “Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” – Confucius

47. “In the end, we only regret the chances we didn’t take.” - Lewis Carroll

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

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

50. “Airplane travel is nature’s way of making you look like your passport photo.” – Al Gore

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

52. “Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travellers don’t know where they’re going.” – Paul Theroux

53. “It is not fit that every man should travel; it makes a wise man better, and a fool worse.” – William Hazlitt

54. “Half the fun of the travel is the aesthetic of lostness.” – Ray Bradbury

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

56. “This wasn’t a strange place; it was a new one.” – Paulo Coelho

57. “If you’re not living on the edge, you’re taking up too much space.” ― Unknown

58. “The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it.” – Rudyard Kipling

59. “Travel is very subjective. What one person loves; another loathes.” – Robin Leach

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

61. “To Travel is to Live” – Hans Christian Andersen

62. “Jobs fill your pocket, but adventures fill your soul.” – Jamie Lyn Beatty Thi

63. “We travel for romance, we travel for architecture, and we travel to be lost.” – Ray Bradbury

64. “There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign” – Robert Louis Stevenson

65. “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I – I took the one less traveled by” —Robert Frost

66. “I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.” – Oscar Wilde

67. “I’m in love with cities I’ve never been to and people I’ve never met.” ― Melody Truong

68. “May your adventures bring you closer together, even as they take you far away from home.” ― Trenton Lee Stewart

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

70. “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

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

72. “Too often. . .I would hear men boast of the miles covered that day, rarely of what they had seen.” – Louis L’Amour

73. “After a lifetime of world travel I’ve been fascinated that those in the third world don’t have the same perception of reality that we do.” – Jim Harrison

74. “When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money.” – Susan Heller

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

76. “You don’t choose the day you enter the world and you don’t chose the day you leave. It’s what you do in between that makes all the difference.” – Anita Septimus

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

78. “If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.” – Cesare Pavese

79. “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

80. “I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled; the difference between the two being this, that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment” – Hilaire Belloc

81. “Without travel I would have wound up a little ignorant white Southern female, which was not my idea of a good life.” – Lauren Hutton

82. “Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe.” – Anatole France

83. “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

84. “My life is shaped by the urgent need to wander and observe, and my camera is my passport.” ― Steve McCurry

85. “When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.” ― Clifton Fadiman

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

87. “I travel because it makes me realize how much I haven’t seen, how much I’m not going to see, and how much I still need to see.” – Carew Papritz

88. “Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.” – Jack Kerouac

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

90. “We all become great explorers during our first few days in a new city, or a new love affair.” – Mignon McLaughlin

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

92. “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

93. “Do you really want to look back on your life and see how wonderful it could have been had you not been afraid to live it?” – Caroline Myss

94. “Adventure is a path. Real adventure, self-determined, self-motivated, often risky, forces you to have firsthand encounters with the world” – Mark Jenkins

95. “I always wonder why birds choose to stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on earth, then I ask myself the same question.” –Harun Yahya

96. “Certainly, 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

97. “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.” – Jawaharial Nehru

98. “Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind.” – Anthony Bourdain

99. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”― Mark Twain

100. “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

Whether you are currently on a tip, or if you are planning to travel, or if you are coming home from a trip – I hope one of these quotes can inspire you and give you a boost.

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