Quotes About Travel

Travel a Lot

Sanjeyan N

3 months ago|4 min read


When I'm feeling down, nothing beats a good travel quote to lift my spirits. These quotes are the best way to inspire me, whether I'm looking for some spirited wisdom or a way to fuel my wanderlust.

These inspiring quotes focus on adventure, ignite your sense of purpose, and will give you a good kick in the pants to go out there and live your life, with encouragement from some of my favorite authors, poets, and personalities from around the world. You can use these quotes to motivate yourself or to inspire others on Instagram.

When you come across a message that strikes a chord deep within your soul, you know it. That's exactly what these fantastic quotes do. They arouse in us the desire to live our lives to the fullest. These motivational travel quotes are universally applicable. These quotes pique the travel bug in all of us, whether you need a clever Instagram caption or just a reminder of why you travel. Just a heads up: they may force you to board the next flight!

I've searched the world (and the internet) for the best travel quotes. These adages prompt us to consider WHY we travel and encourage us to live life to the fullest. These sayings prompt us to stop and look at the world around us when we are feeling the urge to explore or when we need a reminder of why we travel. I chose the best travel quotes available, as well as quotes from some of my favorite people and quotes that make us think. I also included some amusing travel quotes!

As a frequent traveler and travel blogger, I understand the importance of communicating my message and sharing my adventures with those who follow me. Motivational and inspirational quotes assist me in visualizing the world around me.

1. “Not all those who wander are lost.” – J.R.R. Tolkien. If you want to share about life on the road or how you're wandering the globe, this is the perfect quote.

2. “If you think adventures are dangerous, try routine: It’s lethal.” – Paulo Coelho. Words of wisdom from one of my all-time favorite authors. If you haven't read The Alchemist pick it up now! Not only does Coelho share quotes to inspire, but he will also fuel your dreams and encourage you to see the world.

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

4. “Collect moments, not things.” – Unknown. The perfect end-note to your travel photos on Instagram.

5. “When you come to a fork in the road, take it” – Yogi Berra

6. “We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.” – Unknown.

7. “Adventure is worthwhile.” – Aesop

8. “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” – Mark Twain. Travel inspiration from one of the greatest writers of all time.

9. “Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.” – Ernest Hemingway. Travel experts know the importance of this one!

10. “I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list.” – Susan Sontag. My travels always inspire me to add more to my bucket list!

11. “To travel is to live.” – Hans Christian Andersen

12. “Not until we are lost do we begin to find ourselves.” – Henry David Thoreau.  As an ex-pat who moved abroad to a country I'd never been to before, I know how many great things come out of getting out of your comfort zone and trying something new. Sometimes, you just need to believe in yourself and let go of any doubts.

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

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

15. “Wanderlust: n. a strong desire for or impulse to wander or travel and explore the world.”

16. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller. In my opinion, one of the most inspiring quotes, especially considering the source. The author had much adversity to overcome, yet continues to never give up.

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

18. “The world is full of wonderful things you haven't seen yet. Don't ever give up on the chance of seeing them.” – J.K. Rowling

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

20. “Life is a journey, not a destination.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

21. “We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.” – Anaïs Nin

22. “I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move.” – Robert Louis Stevenson.

23. “People don't take trips… trips take people.” –  John Steinbeck

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

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

26. “Traveling’s not something you’re good at. It’s something you do. Like breathing.” – Gayle Foreman

27. “The journey not the arrival matters.” – T.S. Eliot

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

29. “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he dares to lose sight of the shore.” – Andre Gide

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


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