40 Best Inspiring Travel Quotes

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It’s time to take your wanderlust to a higher level with our list of inspiring travel quotes of all time. From iconic poets/authors to philosophers and of course general expressions: I have listed the wisest and inspiring travel quotes for you so that you will undoubtedly want to book the next trip before you finish this article.

Best Inspiring Travel Quotes:

1- “Traveling is brutality because It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends.” – Cesare Pavese

For me This inspiring travel quote represents one of the deepest meaning of traveling.

2- “The farther you go, the closer you come to YOURSELF” -Andrew McCarthy.

3- “Tourists don’t know where they’ve been and travellers don’t know where they’re going.” – Paul Theroux

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4- “A journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step.” – Lao Zi.

5- “Not everyone who wanders is lost.” – JRR Tolkien.

6- “The most beautiful Thing about the world is, of course, the world itself.” – Wallace Stevens

7- “To Travel is to Live.” – Hans Christian Andersen

I fully agree. Especially when traveling by seeing new places, doing new things and meeting new people, I really have the feeling that I am alive.

8- “Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.” – Paolo Coelho

And if it still disappoints, you can still go back. Everything flows, nothing is final. So be brave and take risks. After all, you cannot discover new things if you do not dare to let go of the old.

9- “Traveling is looking at yourself against a different background.” – Jan Brokken

10- “The wise know without traveling, has insight without looking, achieves something without acting.” – Lao-Tse

11- “Traveling is a way to ask questions that you don’t ask at home. Not necessarily about the country, but about yourself.” – Herman de Coninck

12- “I wish travel therapy was covered by my health insurance”

I think a lot of people would like this and maybe it’s not a bad idea since traveling is really a kind of therapy for us. When we are stressed or feel bad about ourselves and then go on a journey, we always come back as reborn. So perhaps travel should indeed be reimbursed by the insurance. Maybe it is petition time. Who is in?

13- “Travel, your money will return, your time won’t.”

We often forget it ourselves, but time is actually one of the most precious possessions we have. After all, the time that has passed never comes back.

14- “One should not think about the end result of his work, just as one does not travel to arrive but to travel.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

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Famous Quotes

15- “Traveling is widening the heart.” – Allard Pierson

16- “Traveling is a triple pleasure: expectation, adventure, and memory.” – Ilka Chase

17- “If you spend too much time traveling, you eventually become a stranger in your own country.” – René Descartes.

18- “When you are young, traveling is part of your upbringing; if you are older, it is part of your experience.” – Francis Bacon

19- “Nothing develops intelligence as much as traveling.” – Emile Zola.

20- “View the world. It is even more fantastic than any dream.” – Ray Bradbury

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21- “Life is a challenging adventure or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller.

22- “Your destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” – Henry Miller

23- “Traveling is not something you are good at, but It is something you do.” – Gayle Forman.

24- “Traveling is discovering that everyone was always wrong about other countries.” – Aldous Huxley.

25- “If you want to make fast, long journeys, travel with little luggage. Leave all your envy, jealousy, selfishness and fear at home.” – Cesare Pavese.


26- “If you refused the food, ignored the customs, thought religion was scary and avoided people, it would have been better to stay home.” – James Michener.

27- “A traveler without observations is a bird without wings.” – Moslih Eddin Saadi.

28- “Life starts at the end of your comfort zone.”

29- “We can’t really appreciate home until we leave it”

30- “Collect moments, not things”

31- “The world is a book and those who don’t travel, they only read one page.”

32- “Traveling is like falling in love, you are less critical and only see the nice things.”

33- “Travel is one of the few things that you buy that makes you richer.”

34- “It is better to travel a mile than to read a thousand books.” – Confucius

Some people say they don’t have to travel because they can see everything on television, find it on the internet or read in a book. For us, television, the internet, and books cannot match the experience of traveling. A documentary on TV, a video on the internet, travel guides or travel magazines … none of them can give you the feeling that you will be able to experience in a certain place.

Before we leave for a certain destination, we think it is great to look a lot about this, watch videos and read books, but that is only a taste of the real travel experience that awaits us.

35- “Life is short and the world is wide.”

36- “To travel is to live”

37- “The road itself is your destination.” – Confucius.

38- “Life is like cycling. Therefore, You must keep moving to keep your balance.” – Albert Einstein.

39- “A journey is like a human; no two are the same.” – John Steinbeck.

40- “If you want to lose your prejudices, you must travel.” – Marlene Dietrich

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