Inspiring Travel Quotes for the Wanderlusters

Ever since I can remember, I have been obsessed with quotes.

For all of us who have this invisible string called the passion for traveling that ties us together, here is my own collection of inspiring travel quotes, FOR YOU. Enjoy & be inspired!


  1. And then I realized, adventures are the best way to learn – Anonymous
  2. We travel not to escape life, but for life to not escape us – Anonymous
  3. Adventure is worthwhile – Aristotle
  4. One doesn’t discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time -Andre Gide
  5. Wandering re-establishes the original harmony once existed between man & the universe – Anatole France
  6. To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries – Aldous Huxley
  7. It is better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times – Asian Proverb
  8. We travel, some of us forever, to seek other places, other lives, other souls – Anais Nin
  9. As you move through this life…you leave marks behind, however small. And in return, life- and travel – leaves mark on you – Anthony Bourdain
  10. There’s a book that tells you where you should go on your vacation.  It’s called your checkbook – Author Unknown
  11. The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you have – Anna Quindlen
  12. Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer – Anonymous
  13. He who would travel happily must travel light – Antoine de St. Exupery
  14. Adventure is worthwhile – Aesop
  15. Please understand. I have been waiting to leave ever since I figured out that there were roads willing to take me anywhere I want to go – Author unknown
  16. It feels good to be lost in the right direction – Author unknown 
  17. You don’t need magic to disappear. All you need is a destination – Author unknown
  18. I’m in love with cities I’ve never been before – Author unknown
  19. Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen – Benjamin Disraeli
  20. Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey – Babs Hoffman
  21. Traveling.. the best way to be lost and found…all at the same time – Brenna Smith
  22. Wherever you go, go with all your heart – Confucius
  23. Take only memories, leave only footprints – Chief Seattle
  24. I travel a lot; I hate having my life disrupted by routine – Caskie Stinnett
  25. To travel is to take a journey into yourself – Danny Kaye
  26. To travel is worth any cost or sacrifice – Elizabeth Gilbert
  27. A ship is safe in the harbor, but that’s not what ships are built for – Gael Attal
  28. The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see – G.K. Chesterton
  29. I dislike feeling at home when I am abroad – George Bernard Shaw
  30. The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one’s own country as a foreign land – G.K. Chesterton
  31. Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny space you occupy in the world – Gustave Flaubert 
  32. A great way to learn about your country is to leave it – Henry Rollins
  33. The most important trip you may take in life is meeting people halfway – Henry Boye
  34. It is not down in any map; true places never are – Herman Melville
  35. We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment – Hilaire Belloc
  36. A wise man travels to discover himself – James Rusell Lowell
  37. A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving – Lao Tzu
  38. No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow – Lin Yutang
  39. 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
  40. Travel doesn’t become adventure until you leave yourself behind – Marty Rubin
  41. Travel is the ultimate inspiration – MK
  42. Travelers never think that theyare the foreigners – Mason Cooley
  43. The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page – St. Augustine
  44. Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind – Seneca
  45. When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money.  Then take half the clothes and twice the money – Susan Heller
  46. Every exit is an entry somewhere else – Tom Stoppard
  47. I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake.  The great affair is to move – Robert Louis Stevenson
  48. Most travel is best of all in the anticipation or the remembering; the reality has more to do with losing your luggage  – Regina Nadelson
  49. Half the fun of the travel is the esthetic of lostness – Ray Bradbury
  50. What you’ve done becomes the judge of what you’re going to do – especially in other people’s minds.  When you’re traveling, you are what you are right there and then.  People don’t have your past to hold against you.  No yesterdays on the road – William Least

Some of my fave:


To travel is to live – Hans Christian Andersen

I love to travel but hate to arrive – Hernan Cortes

Traveling – it leaves you speechless then turns you into a storyteller – Ibn Battuta

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

No matter where you go, there you are – Buckaroo Banzi


My ultimate fave which I live & swear by : 

Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before – Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama