Here is a comprehensive list of all-time best travel quotes. We hope that these inspirational travel quotes from famous travellers motivate you to start your travel adventure. All of us need motivation and inspiration from time to time. When it comes to travel, a lot of us just keep daydreaming about travelling to our favourite destinations. We still need that nudge to go make our travel plans a reality. Travelling opens so many new doors, from discovering stuff about yourself to pushing your boundaries, meeting new people and experiencing a new culture.

  • “Of all the books in the world, the best stories can be found between the pages of a passport.” – Anonymous
  • “Life is short and the world is wide.” – Anonymous
  • “You can’t control the past, but you can control where you go next.” – Kirsten Hubbard
  • “It can hardly be a coincidence that no language on earth produced the expression, as pretty as  an airport” – Douglas Adams
  • “A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” – Lao Tzu
  • “All the pathos and irony of leaving one’s youth behind is thus implicit in every joyous moment of travel: one knows that the first joy can never be recovered, and the wise traveler learns not to repeat successes but tries new places all the time.” – Paul Fussell
  • “A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” – Tim Cahill
  • “People don’t take trips, trips take people” – John Steinbeck
  • “Every hundred feet, the world changes” – Roberto Bolano
  • “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only page” – St. Augustine
  • “Once you have travelled, the voyage never ends… The mind can never break off from the journey.” – Pat Conroy
  • “Bizarre travel plans are dancing lessons from God.” – Kurt Vonnegut
  • “He who would travel happily must travel light.” – Antoine de Saint Exupery
  • “Adventure may hurt you but monotony will kill you.”  -Anonymous
  • “I haven’t been Everywhere but it’s on my list.” – Susan Sontao
  • “I’d rather have a passport full of stamps than a house full of stuff” – Anonymous
  • “I’d do it all again!” – @cillian
  • “Travel is like a giant blank canvas, and the painting on the canvas is only limited by one’s imagination.” – Ross Morley
  • “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 safer harbor.” – Anonymous
  • “I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” – Mary Anne Radmache
  • “The question is not what you look at but what you see.” – Henry David
  • “You lose sight of things… and when you travel, everything balances out.” – Daranna Gidel
  • “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” – Anonymous
  • “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” – Mark Twain
  • “Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” – Confucius
  • “Where curious and curiosity keep leading us down new paths” – Walt Disney
  • “Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.” – Jack Kerouac
  • “People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home.” – Dagobert D. Runes
  • “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
  • “A traveller without observation is a bird without wings.” – Moslih Eddin Saadi
  • “To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.” – Freya Stark
  • “Discovery consists not in seeking new lands but in seeing with new eyes.” – Marcel Proust
  • “A wise traveller never despises his own country.” – Carlo Goldoni
  • “Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.” – Ralph Waldo
  • “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Andre Gide
  • “All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveller is unaware.” – Martin Buber
  • “Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.” – Benjamin Disrael
  • “To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.” – Aldous Huxley
  • “Travel is glamorous only in retrospect.” – Paul Theroux
  • “Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta
  • “Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you have traveled.” – Mohammed
  • “Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.” – Sir Francis Bacon
  • “Little by little, one travels far.” – J.R.R. Tolkien
  • “Take only memories, leave only footprints.” – Chief Seattle
  • “We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.” – Anais Nin
  • “One always begins to forgive a place as soon as it’s left behind.” – Charles Dickens
  • “Jobs fill your pocket, adventures fill your soul “ – Jamie Lynn Bettie
  • “Go, fly, roam, travel, voyage, explore, journey, discover, adventure.” – Anonymous
  • “Work. Travel. Save. Repeat.” – Anonymous
  • “Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by.” – Robert Frost
  •  “Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.” – Jack Kerouac
  • “Better to see something once than hear about it a thousand times” – Anonymous
  • “Don’t listen to what they say. Go see.” – Anonymous
  • “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” – Neale Donald Walsch
  • “Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.” – Anonymous
  • “Remember that happiness is a way of travel – not a destination.” – Roy M. Goodman
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