Inspiring Travel Quotes

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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

The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page. ~Saint Augustine

Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen. ~ Benjamin Disraeli

A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving. ~Lao Tzu

Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind. ~Seneca

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

The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes "sight-seeing". ~Daniel J. Boorstin

Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe. ~Anatole France

Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves. ~Henry David Thoreau

If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay home. ~James Michener

Travelers never think that they are the foreigners. ~Mason Cooley

Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world. ~Scott Cameron

I met a lot of people in Europe. I even encountered myself. ~James Baldwin

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

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

Happiness is a direction, not a place. ~Sydney J Harris

Paths are made by walking. ~Franz Kafka

Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country. ~Anais Nin

A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it. ~John Steinbeck

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeing new landscapes, but in having new eyes. ~Marcel Proust

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

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

Most travel is best of all in the anticipation or the remembering; the reality has more to do with losing your luggage. ~Regina Nadelson

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

I dislike feeling at home when I am abroad. ~George Bernard Shaw

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

The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it. ~Rudyard Kipling

What you’ve done becomes the judge of what you’re going to do – especially in other people’s minds. When you’re traveling, you are what you are right there and then. People don’t have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road. ~William Least Heat Moon

The most important trip you may take in life is meeting people halfway. ~Henry Boye

People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home. ~Dagobert D. Runes

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