This is a page of Travel quotes from various people, both famous and not so famous. Inspirational quotes about travel from blogs i have read and just any sentence that i like about travel. If you like one, please leave a comment and let us know, then tweet it out.
“One curiosity of being a foreigner everywhere is that one finds oneself discerning Edens where the locals see only Purgatory.” – Pico Iyer
“If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.” – James Michener
“Nobody wants to do it – not real change, not soul change, not the painful molecular change required to truly become who you need to be. Nobody ever does real transformation for fun. Nobody ever does it on a dare. You do it only when your back is so far against the wall that you have no choice anymore.” – Elizabeth Gilbert
My biggest challenge has always been within myself– to take that first step. While finding fear and obstructions in the world outside is natural, it is when I’ve had to conquer my own demons, did I realise how important and difficult a task it is. And once I took care of that, everything else was seamless and fruitful.” – Amrita Das
Slow travel now rivals the fly-to-Barcelona-for-lunch culture. Advocates savour the journey, travelling by train or boat or bicycle, or even on foot, rather than crammed into an airplane. They take time to plug into the local culture instead of racing through a list of tourist traps – Carl Honore
To those who can dream there is no such place as faraway – Unknown
“The whole world is in chess. Any move could be the death of you. Do anything except remain where you started, and you can’t be sure of your end.” – King Baldwin IV (Kingdom of Heaven)
It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for – and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing. It doesn’t interest me how old you are. I want to know if you will risk looking like a fool – for love – for your dreams – for the adventure of being alive. – Oriah Mountain Dreamer
“I wanted to convince you that you must learn to make every act count, since you are going to be here for only a short while, in fact, too short for witnessing all the marvels of it.” –Carlos Castañeda
She woke up one day and decided to set her life on fire; to go up in flames if necessary. To really live the life she was born to live.” – Unknown
The people who come here have a lot of money to spend, so they can afford to travel," his father said. "Amongst us, the only ones who travel are the shepherds." "Well, then I'll be a shepherd!" said the boy - The Alchemist
I wanted to convince you that you must learn to make every act count, since you are going to be here for only a short while, in fact, too short for witnessing all the marvels of it. – Carlos Castañeda
I love maps because on them you’re just inches apart from your destination – Manārah Hāl
“Never run out of Soul Sugar” ……. Finnventured
With the twist of the throttle, the shift of the gear, I went to places carrying my father’s legacy. If I fall, I have to get up by myself. Dust the dirt caused by my own failure and face the raging road again. There is no helping hand. You are the designer of your own catastrophe. We all try to find our escape routes. We all try to seclude in something or someone. For me, it was motorcycles. – Zenith Irfan
“A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.” –George Moore
“Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.” – Paul Theroux
A person who never travels believes his mother’s cooking is the best in the world – African proverb
Somewhere, a long way away, people are doing sensible things like mowing lawns and digging gardens – Michael Palin
The man who goes alone can start today, but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready – Henry David Thoreau
Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road ~ Jack Kerouac
“You will never be completely at home again, because part of your heart will always be elsewhere. That is the price you pay for the richness of loving and knowing people in more than one place.” – Miriam Adeney
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things 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
“Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.” – Benjamin Disraeli
"For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move; to feel the needs and hitches of our life more nearly; to come down off this feather-bed of civilization, and find the globe granite underfoot and strewn with cutting flints." -Robert Louis Stevenson
I think that travel comes from some deep urge to see the world, like the urge that brings up a worm in an Irish bog to see the moon when it is full. ~Lord Dunsany
“There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.” – Robert Louis Stevenson
What is that feeling when you’re driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? – it’s the too-huge world vaulting us, and it’s good-bye. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies.” ― Jack Kerouac, On the Road
When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money. ~Susan Heller
I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move. ~Robert Louis Stevenson
A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving. ~Lao Tzu
Travelers never think that they are the foreigners. ~Mason Cooley
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
I did not fully understand the dread term “terminal illness” until I saw Heathrow for myself. ~Dennis Potter, 1978
Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime. ~Mark Twain
The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see. ~G.K. Chesterton
There’s a battered old suitcase. From a motel someplace. And a wound that will never heal. ~ Tom Waits
“The real home of man is not his house but the road. Life itself is a travel that has to be done by foot.” ―Bruce Chatwin
Like sand grains that sift under feet, my brain has fallen in love with shuffling ~ Shikha Gautam
This is love:to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First let go of life. Finally,take a step without feet. ~ Rumi
No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.”Lin Yutang
Travel is never a matter of money but of courage. I spent a large part of my youth traveling the world as a hippie. And what money did I have then? None. I barely had enough to pay for my fare. But I still consider those to have been the best years of my youth.The great lessons I learned have been precisely those that my journeys had taught me.” ~ Paulo Coelho
Ever since childhood, when I lived within earshot of the Boston and Maine, I have seldom heard a train go by and not wished I was on it.” ― Paul Theroux
Many years ago, I was going down a road and fell in love with it. Been travelling since then ~ Shikha Gautam, Nomad Scribblings
The one who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd.The one who walks alone, is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been ~ Albert Einstein
“A child on a farm sees a plane fly overhead and dreams of a faraway place. A traveller on the plane sees the farmhouse… and thinks of home – Carl Burns
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Very beautiful quotes. These are very impressive and inspiring quotes. Thanks for sharing
we love this post thanks for sharing with us
Best collection of Quotes. Loved it!
nice travel quote thanks
Such an amazing set of quotes. Please share more.
Great collection of Quotes. Loved it!
Mark Twain hit the nail on the head, didn’t he. Don’t live for what it’s. Live for “I can’t believe I did that”!
I love quotes, small sound bites packed with wisdom. I like the slow travel one- I think it is true- the ultimate luxury now is time to explore not money to fly somewhere for 1/2 day to say you have been there. And the one about traveling not being a matter of money is so true- I think it is often a matter of time!
This is a great collection of quotes Dave, I haven’t come across half of these before, so please keep adding to them! Much better than usual clichéd top ten quotes lists you see these days!
I love a good travel quote. You have a couple I’ve not read before…all good!
These quotes are all beautiful and now that I’m traveling a lot, they make more sense to me. Out of all these my favorite is the one said by Rick Steves about traveling like Gandhi. It is one of the best travel advice that I’ve heard.
Nothing better than waking up to this and being super pumped up with some inspirational, witty and clever quotes about travel! Nice one!
Bookmarking this for the next time I need some inspiration ?
We love reading travels quotes, they get us really inspired! Awesome!
Love the quotes! What a great place to get inspired. Thanks!
Thanks Megan. Keep coming back as there are more added whenever i come across them 🙂