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Another 50 Travel Quotes that Inspire Us

Travel plans for 2020 have been put on hold, but that doesn’t mean that we’re not still thinking about traveling the world. There are many of us who are missing travel more than others. Being stuck at home is hard for everyone, but hopefully we can soon emerge for our slumber and get back to exploring the world. Today we’re here to share a little positivity with the travel world, and we’re sharing “Another 50 Travel Quotes that Inspire Us”.

Over the long history of humanity, there have been some incredible minds that have been inspired by travel. We’ve been blessed to see the world through the lens of some of these great travelers. From the Aristotle to Anthony Bourdain, there are many great people to seek out for inspiration. We would like to double down on the famous words of these great people and pair them with some of our favourite pictures from our own travels around the world.

Today we’re taking a break from doing the writing and letting the masters take over.

For those of us that have adventure pulsing through out veins, the need for travel inspiration isn’t something we usually need to seek out. These aren’t usual times. Right now, we’re stuck at home waiting at home to be allowed to go outside and explore a little bit more than our neighbourhood.

We know that travel isn’t going away, it’s just taking a break. It seems pretty certain that once the world is a safe place to explore once again, people be excited to travel again. Everyone will be looking to go on that vacation that they’ve been planning while stuck indoors. We know that international travel might be a little longer to return, so make sure to explore your own surroundings too! You might be surprised what you might find.

Until then, stay home and stay safe. We can promise you we’ll be the first in line at the beach when we’re allowed to go exploring again. We hope that you can find a little bit of inspiration from “Another 50 Travel Quotes that Inspire Us.”

Happy (eventual) travels everyone!

Another 50 Travel Quotes that Inspire Us

[1.] “But that’s the glory of foreign travel, as far as I am concerned. I don’t want to know what people are talking about. I can’t think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything. Suddenly you are five years old again. You can’t read anything, you have only the most rudimentary sense of how things work, you can’t even reliably cross a street without endangering your life. Your whole existence becomes a series of interesting guesses.” – Bill Bryson

[2.] “I don’t know where i’m going from here but I promise it won’t be boring” – David Bowie

[3.] “Do not lose hold of your dreams or aspirations. For if you do, you may still exist but you have ceased to live.” – Henry David Theraux

[4.] “If we have no identity apart from our jobs, we are truly vulnerable.” – Dan Miller

[5.] “Let’s think the unthinkable, let’s do the undoable. Let us prepare to grapple with the ineffable itself, and see if we may not eff it after all.” – Douglas Adams

[6.] “The gladdest moment in human life, me thinks, is a departure into unknown lands.” – Sir Richard Burton

[7.] “I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

[9.] “Travel brings power and love back into your life.” – Rumi Jalalud-Din

[10.] “When we get out of the glass bottle of our ego and when we escape like the squirrels in the cage of our personality and get into the forest again, we shall shiver with cold and fright. But things will happen to us so that we don’t know ourselves. Cool, unlying life will rush in.” – D.H. Lawrence

[11.] “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

[12.] “Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you travelled.” – Mohammed

[13.] “Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us what we are.” – George Eliot 

[14.] “Travel is only glamorous in retrospect” – Paul Theroux

[15.] “He who would travel happily must travel light.” – Antoine de St. Exupery

[16.] “To awaken alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.” – Freya Stark

[17.] “People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.” ― Paulo Coelho

[18.] “Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.” – Terry Pratchett

[19.] “We travel, some of us forever, to seek other places, other lives, other souls.” – Anais Nin

[20.] “People travel to wonder at the height of the mountains, at the huge waves of the seas, at the long course of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars, and yet they pass by themselves without wondering.” – St. Augustine

[21.] “The journey is part of the experience — an expression of the seriousness of one’s intent. One doesn’t take the A train to Mecca.” – Anthony Bourdain

[21.]  “Choosing a path meant having to miss out on others. She had a whole life to live, and she was always thinking that, in the future, she might regret the choices she made now. She wanted to follow all possible paths and so ended up following none.” – Paulo Cohelo

[22.] “Adventure is worthwhile.” – Aristotle

[23.] “Of all the things I am not very good at, living in the real world is perhaps the most outstanding.” – Bill Bryson

[24] “The wish to disappear sends many travelers away. If you are thoroughly sick of being kept waiting at home or at work, travel is perfect: let other people wait for a change. Travel is a sort of revenge for having been put on hold, or having to leave messages on answering machines, not knowing your party’s extension, being kept waiting all your working life – the homebound writer’s irritants. But also being kept waiting is the human conditon.” – Paul Theroux

[25.] “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

[26.] “Bizarre travel plans are dancing lessons from God.” – Kurt Vonnegut

[27.] “No place is ever as bad as they tell you it’s going to be.” – Chuck Thompson

[28.] “The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you have.” – Anna Quindlen

[29.] “I think you travel to search and you come back home to find yourself there.” – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

[30.] “The man who seeks to educate himself must first read and then travel in order to correct what he has learned.” – Casanova

[31.] “One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.” -William Feather

[32.] “A traveler without observation is a bird without wings.” – Saadi

[33.] “How can you wonder your travels do you no good, when you carry yourself around with you?” — Socrates

[34.] “Travelling is like flirting with life. It’s like saying, ‘I would stay and love you, but I have to go; this is my station’.” – Lisa St. Aubin de Teran

[35.] “If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.” – Cesare Pavese

[36.] “I am awfully greedy; I want everything from life. I want to be a woman and to be a man, to have many friends and to have loneliness, to work much and write good books, to travel and enjoy myself, to be selfish and to be unselfish… You see, it is difficult to get all which I want. And then when I do not succeed I get mad with anger.” – Simone de Beauvoir

[37.] “As soon as I saw you I knew an adventure was going to happen.” -Winnie the Pooh

[38.] “Roam abroad in the world, and take thy fill of its enjoyments before the day shall come when thou must quit it for good.” – Saadi

[39.] “Traveling is almost like talking with men of other centuries.” – René Descartes

[40.] “It’s better to travel well than to arrive” – Buddha

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

[42.] “The fact that we live at the bottom of a deep gravity well, on the surface of a gas covered planet going around a nuclear fireball 90 million miles away and think this to be normal is obviously some indication of how skewed our perspective tends to be.” – Douglas Adams

[43.] “The bold adventurer succeeds the best.” – Ovid

[44.] “You’re off to great places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so…get on your way.” -Dr Seuss

[45.]  “Life is a fatal adventure. It can only have one end. So why not make it as far-ranging and free as possible” -Thornton Wilder

[46.] “If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.” -Thomas Alva Edison

[47.] “Nothing ventured, nothing gained. And venture belongs to the adventurous.” -Navjot Singh Sidhu

[48.] “With age, comes wisdom. With travel, comes understanding.” – Sandra Lake

[49.] “The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.” -Henry David Thoreau

[50.] “There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” – Jawaharlal Nehru

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3 thoughts on “Another 50 Travel Quotes that Inspire Us Leave a comment

  1. Great post and fantastic quotes. I’m a sucker for travel quotes and usually love to read them once in a while. Thanks for sharing and have a good day 😀 Aiva

  2. My favorite is, “Bizarre travel plans are dancing lessons from God.” I cannot wait for all this to be over to travel again. Great post and quotes.

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