50 inspirational travel quotes
Author: Clark Tos
Do you want to escape? Discover our selection of 50 travel quotes that can inspire you and make you decide to go on an adventure.
Start your journey through these inspirational quotes
Great journeys start with small steps. Credit: gustavofrazao
Who among us has not dreamed of traveling, of go on an adventure , and to discover other cities, another culture, another people and another country? At some point we've all had this desire for discovery and a change of scenery, and to see the world for real. Whether you dream of going to the other side of the planet or crisscrossing a border country, or even exploring the French regions, traveling is an experience to live, whatever your destination . By plane, train or car, give meaning to your journey.
Have the spirit of adventure , bring your send from voyage by reading these quotes, proverbs and phrases from travelers, philosophers, writers and other travel enthusiasts. They shared their emotions and their adventures in their articles and writings. Here is 50 inspirational travel quotes and so many tips to discover.
1 – The world is a book…
Young female traveler holding a book in her hands. Credit: nathaphat
The world is a book , and those who do not travel read only one page – St Augustine of Hippo.
2 – Better to see things with your own eyes
Traveler contemplating the Grand Canyon in the American West. Credit: Nikolas_jkd
Better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times – Tuareg and Asian proverb.
3 – Travel magnifies emotions
The joys of discovery. Credit: Everste
Travel tends to magnify all human emotions – Peter Hoeg.
4 – Travel to live
Vive le voyage, vive la vie. Credit : travnikovstudio
To stay is to exist, but to travel is to live – Gustave Nadaud.
5 – The trip we haven’t taken yet
Swiss landscapes, Bernina Express railway line. Credit: Markus Thoenen
The best trip is the one we haven't done yet – Loïck Peyron, French navigator.
6 – Go see the world, because routine is deadly
Traveler on a river in a tropical country. Credit: littlehenrabi
If you think the adventure is dangerous , I suggest you try the routine, it is deadly – Paulo Coelho, novelist.
7 – The impulse of travel, synonymous with life
Embrace life to the fullest through adventure. Credit: molchanovdmitry
The impulse to travel is one of the most encouraging symptoms of life – Agnès Repplier.
8 – Happiness, a way of traveling
Woman preparing her suitcase to go on a trip. Credit: doble-d
Happiness is not a destination to reach , it’s a way to travel – Roy M. Goodman.
9 – Travel is an investment in yourself
Panorama of Turkey seen from a road. Credit: Maodoltee
Investing in travel is investing in yourself – Matthew Karsten.
10 – The world is vast, explore it…
Young traveler holding a map. Credit: Boris Jovanovic
Life is short and the world is vast, the sooner you start exploring it the better – Simon Raven quote.
11 – The world is beautiful
Caption: Photo of Jiuzhaigou Lake. Credit: VogelSP
The most beautiful in the world is, of course, the world itself - Wallace Steven quote.
12 – The trip does not need a reason
Traveler couple in Commerce Square, Lisbon. Credit: Daria Kulkova
A trip needs no motive. It doesn't take long to prove that it is self-sufficient. We think we are going to take a trip, but soon, it is the trip that makes or breaks you – Quote from Nicolas Bouvier.
13 – Travel makes you modest
Dream view from the island of Santorini. Credit: Olga_Gavrilova
Traveling makes you modest. You see what a small place you occupy in the world – Gustave Flaubert, French novelist author.
14 – Travel, follow the road
Road trip in Alberta, Canada. Credit: R.M. Nunes
When she flees, the road is the only lover worth following – Sylvain Tesson, French travel writer novelist.
15 – Live your life with a compass
Traveler holding a compass. Credit: yanik88
Live your life with a compass, not a clock - Stephen Covey.
16 – Travel is life
Young woman breathing fresh air on the road. Credit: Rawpixel
To travel is to live - Hans Christian Andersen.
17 – A destination, a new way of seeing things
A family takes a break on the road to enjoy the view. Credit: Marisa9
A destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things - Quote from Henry Miller.
18 – From monotony to adventure
Adventure of a couple on the Annapurna circuit, Nepal. Credit: Christopher Moswitzer
Any man can transform the world from a world of monotony and gloom into a world of excitement and of adventure – Irving Wallace.
19 – Travel makes people
Woman taking video of waterfalls on her trip. Credit: molishka1988
People don't take trips, trips make people – John Steinbeck.
20 – Make your life endless journeys
A suitcase on the beach, travel concept. Credit: zhaojiankang
Work, travel, save, repeat – Quote from an anonymous traveler.
21 – Travel makes you rich
Dream landscape in Brazil. Credit: Fred_Pinheiro
Travel is the only thing we buy that makes us richer – Traveler Anonymous.
22 – Waking up in a foreign city, a pleasant moment
Young man on a ferry in a big city. Credit: Chalabala
Waking up alone in a foreign city is one of the most pleasurable sensations in the world – Freya Stark.
23 – Travel to the unknown
A woman contemplates the aurora borealis during her trip. Credit: Mumemories
The happiest moment in a human life is departure to an unknown land – Richard Burton.
24 – See with his eyes
A tourist on a trip to Venice, view of St George's Basilica. Credit: Vera_Petrunina
Seeing the world through his eyes is a thousand times better than any dream - Ray Bradbury.
25 – Travel allows you to learn
A globetrotter looks towards the ocean and takes a picture. Credit: Soft_Light
You have to travel to learn – Mark Twain quote.
26 – Life is also about having your breath taken away
Travel to Japan, great view of Miyako beach, Okinawa. Credit: cf2
Life is not just about breathing, it's about having your breath taken away - Alfred Hitchcock.
27 – Find a new path
Wooden path in a New Zealand park. Credit: Gary Webber
Only he who wanders finds new paths – Norwegian proverb.
28 – The journey makes you evolve
Mountain and lakes on Saint Miguel Island, Portugal. Credit: boule13
To travel is to evolve – Pierre Bernardo.
29 – Being anonymous in an unknown city
A traveler on a square overlooking Cannes. Credit: RossHelen
I love the feeling of anonymity in a city I've never been to before – Bill Bryson.
30 – Travel makes you smart
Travel to Ireland. Credit: firina
Nothing develops intelligence like travel – Émile Zola .
31 – Travel without a destination
Directions and distances to different countries. Credit: czekma13
A voucher traveler has no set plans or destination – Lao Tzu.
32 – The adventure is worth living
Vacations and adventures on a tropical island, Philippines. Credit: bortnikau
The adventure is worth it - Aristotle quote.
33 – Travel helps to find other souls
A man gazes out over Studlagil Canyon, Iceland. Credit: miroslav_1
We travel to seek other states, other lives, other souls – Anaïs Nin.
34 – The journey to discover new oceans
View of Antalya, trip to Turkey. Credit: Neurobite
Man cannot discover new oceans until he has the courage to lose sight of the coast – André Gide.
35 – Momentum of the Spirit
Jungle and lake, trip to Bali. Credit: Bicho_raro
Voyage and change of location give new impetus to the spirit – Seneca.
36 – Journey to the other side of the world
The moon seen from the end of the world. Credit: m-gucci
I'm not the same afterwards have seen the moon shine on the other side of the world – Mary Anne Radmacher.
37 – Travel allows you to make friends
Group of travelers who became friends. Credit: tofumax
A trip is best measured in friends rather than miles – Tim Cahill.
38 – Visit a new place
Breathtaking dream landscape. Credit: edb3_16
Once a year, go somewhere you've never been before - Dalai Lama.
39 – Another language, another world, another culture
A young woman helps a tourist to get to a specific place. Credit: AntonioGuillem
To speak a language is to adopt a world, a culture – Frantz Fanon.
40 – Set off to discover the other
Travelers in the Sahara Desert. Credit: adisa
To travel is to go discovery of the other . And the first stranger to discover is you – Olivier Föllmi
41 – A journey is an encounter
Bikers gather in a restaurant during their trip, Texas. Credit: Artistic Operations
He who travels without meeting the other does not travel, he moves – Alexandra David-Néel.
42 – The journey is going from oneself to oneself
View of the clouds while traveling by plane. Credit: Kaycco
The journey is to go from oneself to oneself through others – Tuareg proverb.
43 – Traveling to get new eyes
A young woman explores a map during her trip. Credit: Rawpixel
The true journey of discovery does not consist in looking for new landscapes , but to have new eyes – Marcel Proust.
44 – Take the step for your trip
Prepare your suitcase before your trip. Credit: Alina Humeniuk
A journey of 1000 kilometers always begins with one step – Lao Tzu.
45 – The traveler sees
Travel in the Alps, panoramic mountain view. Credit: anyaberkut
The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he came to see – Gilbert Keith Chesterton, English writer.
46 – Be the way yourself
Path in a forest. Credit: DaLiu
You cannot travel a path without being the path yourself – Buddha.
47 – Traveling is living everyday life as if it were the first time
Trip to Barcelona, photo in front of the Sagrada Familia. Credit: frantic00
In my opinion, the greatest travel reward is to be able to experience everyday things as if it were the first time, to be in a position where nothing is so familiar that it is taken for granted – Bill Bryson.
48 – Life is an Adventure
A young woman with a passion for adventure. Credit: Carmian
Life is either a daring adventure , or nothing – Helen Keller.
49 – The trip against the routine
Driving a car on a mountain road. Credit: vvvita
I travel a lot, I hate to see my life disrupted by routine – Caskie Stinnett.
50 – The journey leaves you speechless
Train travel in Alaska. Credit: Ruth Peterkin
Traveling first leaves you speechless, before turning you into a storyteller – Ibn Battuta.