101 Motivational Travel Quotes To Help Start Your Journey

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

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

  3. “We wander for distraction but we travel for fulfillment” ~ Hilaire Belloc     101 best travel quotes

  4. “Wherever you go becomes part of you somehow” ~ Anita Desai

  5. “The journey is my home” ~ Muriel Rukeyser

  6. “Just go. Go see all the beauty in the World” ~ Anon

  7. “All journeys have secret destination of which the traveller is unaware” ~ Martin Buber

  8. “Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe” ~ Anatole France   101 best travel quotes

  9. “Oh the places you will go” ~ Dr Seuss

  10. “Travel has a way of stretching the mind” ~ Ralph Crawshaw

  11. “Quit your job, buy a ticket, get a tan, fall in love, never return” ~ Edmund Hilary

  12. “I travel not to cross countries off a list, but to ignite passionate affairs with destinations” ~ Nyssa P. Chopra

  13. “Life is a journey, not a destination” ~ Anon

  14. “Live with no excuses, travel with no regret” ~ Oscar Wilde

  15. “Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter” ~ Izaak Walton

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

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  17. “Take only memories, leave only footprints” ~ Chief Seattle

  18. “I’m in love with the cities I’ve never been to and people I’ve never met” ~ John Green

  19. “Travelling is not something you’re good at. It’s something you do. Like Breathing” ~ Gayle Foreman

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

  21. “Life is short and the world is wide” ~ Anon

  22. “There are no foreign lands. It is only the traveller who is foreign” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

  23. “Travel…the best way to be lost and found at the same time” ~ Brenna Smith

  24. “Travelling allows you to become so many different versions of yourself” ~ Anon

  25. “It feels good to be lost in the right direction” ~ Anon  travellingtips.org

  26. “Let your memory be your travel bag” ~ Anon

  27. “A ship in the harbour is safe, but not what ships are built for” ~ John A. Shedd

  28. “I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

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

  30. “The world makes way for the man who knows where he is going” ~ Ralph Waldo

  31. “A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving” ~ Lao Tzu

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

  33. “Travel makes one modest. You see a tiny place you occupy in the World” ~ Gustav Flaubert

  34. “It doesn’t matter where you’re going, it’s who you have beside you” ~ Anon

  35. “Someday I’m going to be free and I’m going to travel the world” ~ Anon

  36. “I want to make memories all over the world” ~ Anon

  37. “It’s a big world out there, it would be a shame not to explore it” ~ JD Andrews

  38. “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes” ~ Marcel Proust   travellingtips.org

  39. “Let’s find some beautiful place to get lost” ~ Anon

  40. “The impulse to travel is one of the hopeful symptoms of life” ~ Anon

  41. “Travel far enough, you meet yourself” ~ David Mitchell

  42. “I’m not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world” ~ Mary Anne Radmacher

  43. “Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travellers don’t know where they are going” ~ Paul Theroux

  44. “There’s no way I was born to just pay bills and die” ~ Anon

  45. “Travel doesn’t become an adventure until you leave yourself behind” ~ Marty Rubin

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

  47. “A person susceptible to “wanderlust” is not so much addicted to movement as committed to transformation” ~ Pico Lyer

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

  49. “I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way” ~ Anon

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  50. “This heart of mine was made to travel the world” ~ Anon

  51. “If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to it” ~ Anon

  52. “There’s a sunrise and sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them” ~ Jo Watson

  53. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world” ~ Ghandi

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

  55. “With the right mindset and spirit, only the sky is the limit” ~ Anon

  56. “Live your life by a compass, not a clock” ~ Stephen Covey

  57. “There was nowhere to go but everywhere, so just keep on rolling under the stars” ~ Jack Kerouac

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


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

  60. “Travel is only glamorous in retrospect” ~ Paul Theroux

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

  62. “People don’t take trips, trips take people” ~ John Steinbeck

  63. “I travel a lot, I hate having my life disrupted by routine” ~ Caskie Stinnett

  64. “If you rejected the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home” ~ James Michener

  65. “The world is changed by your example, not your opinion” ~ Paulo Coelho

  66. “Don’t listen to what they say, go see” ~ Chinese Proverb

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

  68. “We travel not to escape life but for life not to escape us” ~ Anon

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

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  70. “I love the feeling of being anonymous in a city I’ve never been before” ~ Anon

  71. “It’s not down in my map; true places never are” ~ Herman Melville

  72. “A great way to learn about your country is to leave it” ~ Henry Rollins

  73. “Wherever you go, go with all your heart” ~ Confucius

  74. “You can shake the sand for your shoes but it will never leave your soul” ~ Anon

  75. “Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Go climb that goddamn mountain” ~ Jack Kerouac

  76. “Travel is never a matter of money but of courage” ~ Paolo Coelho

  77. “Not all those who wander are lost” ~ J.R.R. Tolkien


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

  79. “The life you have led, doesn’t have to be the life you have” ~ Anna Quindlen

  80. “To travel is to live” ~ Hans Christian Anderson

  81. “And then there is the most dangerous risk of all – the risk of spending your life not doing what you want on the bet that you can buy yourself the freedom to do it later” ~ Randy Komisar

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

  83. “Fear is only temporary. Regrets last forever” ~ Anon

  84. “Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey” ~ Babs Hoffman

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  85. “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.., and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts” ~ Mark Twain

  86. “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer” ~ Anon

  87. “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

  88. “The journey not the arrival matters” ~ T.S.Eliot

  89. “Adventure may hurt you but monotony will kill you” ~ Anon

  90. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all” ~ Helen Keller

  91. “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page” ~ Agustine of Hippo

  92. “Travel makes a wise man better but a fool worse” ~ Thomas Fuller

  93. “Travel and a change of place impart new vigor to the mind” ~ Seneca

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

  95. “Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember and remember more than I have seen” ~ Anon   travellingtips.org

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

  97. “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

  98. “Travel tends to magnify all human emotions” ~ Peter Hoeg

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

  100. “The more I travelled the more I realised that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends” ~ Shirley Maclaine

  101. “Investment in travel is an investment in yourself” ~ Matthew Karsten

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