50 Travel Quotes to Inspire Your Wanderlust

Nothing can inspire your wanderlust more than a beautiful quote about travel. Watch out! After reading these you might just book another trip!

“The world is a book and those who don’t travel read only one page.”
― St. Augustine

“The journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step.”
― Lao Tzu

“Though we travel the world to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.”
― Gustave Flaubert

“There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.”
― Robert Louis Stevenson

“Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.”
― Pat Conroy

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.”
― Mark Twain

“Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.”
― Dalai Lama

“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.”
― Ibn Battuta

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

Feeling inspired to travel the world yet?

“Live without excuses, travel without regret”
― Oscar Wilde

“With age, comes wisdom. With travel, comes understanding.”
― Sandra Lake

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

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.”
― Ursula K. Le Guin

“So much of who we are is where we have been.”
― William Langewiesche

“There ain’t no journey that don’t change you some.”
― David Mitchell

“Everything I was I carry with me, everything I will be lies waiting on the road ahead.”
― Ma Jian

“To move, to breathe, to fly, to float, to gain all while you give, to roam the roads of lands remote, to travel is to live.”
― Hans Christian Andersen

“Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.”
― Erol Ozan

“See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories. Ask for no guarantees, ask for no security.”
― Ray Bradbury

“Sometimes the most scenic roads in life are detours you didn’t mean to take.”
― Angela Blount

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“I travel because it makes me realize how much I haven’t seen, how much I’m not going to see, and how much I still need to see.”
― Carew Papritz

“Travel is the best teacher. The only way to an open mind is by taking a plane out into the open world.”
— C. JoyBell C.

“Traveling alone is a learning process; some people travel for leisure, I travel to run into myself!”
— C. JoyBell C.

“We leave something of ourselves behind when we leave a place, we stay there, even though we go away. And there are things in us that we can find again only by going back there.”
― Pascal Mercier

“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”
― Mark Twain

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”
― Marcel Proust

“Travel brings power and love back into your life.”
― Rumi Jalalud-Din

“Travel far enough, you meet yourself.”
― David Mitchell

“Wherever you go, go with all of your heart.”
– Confucius

Which of these travel quotes has resonated with you?

“To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.”
– Aldous Huxley

“Travel is not reward for working, it’s education for living.”
– Anthony Bourdain

“It is better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times.”
– Asian Proverb

“Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember and remember more than I have seen.”
– Benjamin Disraeli

“Traveling is not something you’re good at. It’s something you do, like breathing.”
– Gayle Foreman

“We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.”
– Hilaire Belloc

“Just Go. Go see all the beauty in the world.”
– Anonymous

“I read, I travel, I become.”
– Derek Walcott

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.”
– Helen Keller

“Great things never came from comfort zones.”
– Anonymous

These travel quotes will inspire your next adventure. Where are you going next?

“We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.”
– Anonymous

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”
– Mae West

“Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.”
– Anita Desai

“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.”
– Terry Pratchett

“Jobs fill your pocket. Adventures fill your soul.”
– Jamie Lyn Beatty

“There’s a sunrise and sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.”
– Jo Walton

“Let’s find some beautiful place to get lost.”
– Anonymous

“It feels good to be lost in the right direction.”
– Anonymous

“Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.”
– Erol Ozan

“Travel is glamorous only in retrospect.”
– Paul Theroux

Which of these travel quotes was your favorite?