inspirational travel quotes


Izaak Walton

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.


Adventure may hurt you but monotony will kill you.

Wallace Stevens

The most beautiful in the world is, of course, the world itself.

Lin Yutang

No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.

Henry Miller

One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.

James Michener

If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay home.

Martin Buber

All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.

Anita Desai

Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

Anaïs Nin

We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.

Benjamin Disraeli

Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.

Jack Kerouac

Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.

Aldous Huxley

To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.


I’m in love with cities I’ve never been to and people I’ve never met.

Henry Rollins

A great way to learn about your country is to leave it.

Herman Melville

It is not down in any map; true places never are.

Stephen Covey

Live your life by a compass, not a clock.

Robert Louis Stevenson

I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.

Albert Einstein

I love to travel, but hate to arrive.

Oscar Wilde

Live life with no excuses, travel with no regret.

Helen Keller

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.