Top List Of Epic Travel Quotes To Inspire and Motivate You

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Epic List of The Best Travel Quotes To Inspire and Motivate You

Whether you’re planning your trip, or just got back from it, wishing you could be traveling, or in the middle of your journey, travel quotes are a wonderful source of inspiration, motivation, and excitement that can help support you in whichever stage of life you may find yourself in.

Read through this epic list to find the travel quotes that connect with you the most and allow that powerful energy to help you take action and plan out your next awesome adventure.

We can’t wait to see where you end up!

Famous and Inspirational Travel Quotes

Famous and inspirational travel quotes

“It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.”
– J. K. Rowling

“Whenever you go on a trip to visit foreign lands or distant places, remember that they are all someone’s home and backyard.”
– Vera Nazarian

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.”
– Eleanor Roosevelt

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

“When was the last time you did something for the first time?”
– John C. Maxwell

“Perhaps we share stories in much the same spirit that explorers share maps, hoping to speed each other’s journey, but knowing that the journey we make will be our own.”
– Gloria Steinem

“Some people are so poor, all they have is money”
– Patrick Meagher

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

“The use of traveling is to regulate imagination with reality, and instead of thinking of how things may be, see them as they are.” 
– Samuel Johnson

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

“It is not the destination where you end up but the mishaps and memories you create along the way!” 
– Penelope Riley

“You can, you should, and if you‘re brave enough to start, you will.”
– Stephen King

Short Travel Quotes

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

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

“Experience, travel – these are as education in themselves.”
– Euripides

“…life is short and the world is wide.”
– Simon Raven

“Jobs fill your pocket, Adventures fill your soul.”
– Jaime Lyn Beatty

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.”
– Neale Donald Walsch

“The biggest risk in life, is not taking one.”
– Barfi

“Adventure is worthwhile.”
– Amelia Earhart

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

“To travel is to take a journey into yourself.”
– Danny Kaye

“A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.”
– George A. Moore

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

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”
– Oscar Wilde

“Don’t listen to what they say. Go see.”
– Chinese Proverb

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

“To travel is worth any cost or sacrifice.”
– Elizabeth Gilbert

“Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.”
– Erol Ozan

“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.”
– John A. Shedd

“The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.”
– G.K. Chesterton

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

“Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.”
– Seneca

“Our nature lies in movement; complete calm is death.”
– Pascal, Pensées

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

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

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

Travel Alone Quotes

Travel alone quotes

“The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.”
– Shirley MacLaine

“You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with.”
– Wayne Dyer

“The man who goes alone can start today, but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.”
– Henry David Thoreau

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion with one’s courage.”
– Anaïs Nin

“One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more.”
– Thomas Jefferson

“Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”
– Harriet Beecher Stowe

“The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been before.”
– Alan Ashley-Pitt

“He travels fastest who travels alone.”
– Proverb

“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.”
– Ayn Rand

“There are some places in life where you can only go alone. Embrace the beauty of your solo journey.”
– Mandy Hale

“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

“The most important relationship in your life is the relationship you have with yourself. Because no matter what happens, you will always be with yourself.”
– Diane Von Furstenberg

“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

“If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you are always in the same place.”
– Nora Roberts

“To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the most pleasant sensations in the world. You are surrounded by adventure.”
– Freya Stark

Funny Travel Quotes

Funny travel quotes

“Jet lag is for amateurs.”
– Dick Clark

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

“Kilometers are shorter than miles. Save gas, take your next trip in kilometers.”
– George Carlin

“Don’t worry about the world ending today, it’s already tomorrow in Australia.”
– Charles M. Schulz

“I get pretty much all the exercise I need walking down airport concourses carrying bags.”
– Guy Clark

“You define a good flight by negatives: you didn’t get hijacked, you didn’t crash, you didn’t throw up, you weren’t late, you weren’t nauseated by the food. So you are grateful.”
– Paul Theroux

“I need a six month vacation twice a year.”
– Anonymous

“Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by moments of stark terror.”
– Al Bolisk

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

“In America, there are two classes of travel — first class, and with children.”
– Robert Benchley

“There is nothing safer than flying – it’s crashing that is dangerous.”
– Theo Cowan

“It’s bad manners to keep vacations waiting!”
– Unknown

“Travel like Gandhi, with simple clothes, open eyes and an uncluttered mind.”
– Rick Steve

“The best things in life are free. The second best things are very, very expensive.”
– Coco Chanel

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

“Worst thing about being a tourist, is having other tourists recognize you as a tourist!”
– Russell Baker

“If you think adventure is dangerous try routine, it’s lethal.”
– Paulo Coelho

“On a New York subway you get fined for spitting, but you can throw up for nothing.”
– Lewis Grizzard

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

That’s It!

This has been our top list of epic travel quotes to help inspire and motivate you to go on your next awesome adventure.

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