Travel quotes to ignite your wanderlust.

My Favorite Quotes About Travel

Not all those who wander are lost
– J.R.R. Tolkien

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

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

Maybe it’s not about putting roots down anywhere but driving them so deep in yourself that no matter where you are, you’re home.
— Ara

Travel Quote: Maybe it's not about putting down roots

“I love waking up in the morning not knowing what’s gonna happen or who I’m gonna meet, where I’m gonna wind up.”
– Jack Dawson, Titanic

Inspiring Travel Quotes

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.
– Saint Augustine

Travel Quote: World is a book

“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.” 
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

“Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.”
― T.S Eliot

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

Travel Quote: Eleanor Roosevelt

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

“Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind.”
– Anthony Bourdain

Travel Quote: Life  begins at the end of your comfort zone

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments and places that take our breath away
— Unknown

Funny Quotes About Travel

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

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

Work, travel, save, repeat.”
– Anonymous

Me: “I want to travel more”, the bank account: “”Like, to the park?”
– Anonymous

Short Travel Quotes

“Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.”
— Hemmingway 

“We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.”
― Anaïs Nin

So much of who we are is where we have been.
— William Langewiesche

“Jobs fill your pocket, adventures fill your soul”  
― Jaime Lyn Beatty

Travel quote: Jobs fille your pocket, adventures fill your soul

“Adventure is worthwhile.”
– Aesop

“Live your life by a compass, not a clock.”
— Stephen Covey

More Quotes About Travel

Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.
— Paul Theroux

“I want adventure in the great wide somewhere. I want it more than I can say.”
— Belle, Beauty and the Beast

Travel quote: adventure in the great wide somewhere

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

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

“Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.”
– Mark Twain

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

Quotes About Adventure & Living Outside the Box

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

 There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you… As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.”
— Marianne Williamson

“I’ve got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.”
— Thomas Carlyle

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

“Do not follow where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
— uncertain

We don’t see things as they are. We see them as we are.
—Anais Nin

“Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away.”
— Barbara De Angelis

“All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them”
— Walt Disney

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Lauren Haas is a nomadic freelance writer. She has been traveling the world, living out of a backpack, since May of 2013. Lauren has written regularly for CBS Local, WebPsychology, Hipmunk, and Hotelplanner, and has also been published in The Culture-ist, Matador, and other online and print publications.

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