These are the best inspirational travel quotes ever (in my opinion). Get motivated to explore the world with these memorable quotes from famous travelers.
I’m slightly embarrassed to say that I love inspirational travel quotes. They capture little moments of clarity that highlight truths about travel, adventure, and life.
We’re all connected by a love for travel!
Here are my favorite travel quotes, paired with images from my adventures. I hope they inspire you to pack up everything and head out into the unknown, to explore the farthest reaches of our planet and your soul, to see the world for what it really is.
Browse them when you need motivation to make travel a priority in your life.
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Inspirational Travel Quotes
“Adventure is worthwhile.” – Aesop
“For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” – Robert Louis Stevenson
“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta
“We travel, some of us forever, to seek other places, other lives, other souls.” – Anais Nin
“A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” – Tim Cahill
“The gladdest moment in human life, me thinks, is a departure into unknown lands.” – Sir Richard Burton
“No place is ever as bad as they tell you it’s going to be.” – Chuck Thompson
“I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” – Mary Anne Radmacher
“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” – Gustave Flaubert
“Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Andre Gide
“The use of traveling is to regulate imagination with reality, and instead of thinking of how things may be, see them as they are.” – Samuel Johnson
“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.” – Saint Augustine
“Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.” – Seneca
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” – Mark Twain
“Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” – Anonymous
“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” – Anonymous
“To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.” – Aldous Huxley
“Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.” – Ray Bradbury
“Traveling tends to magnify all human emotions.” — Peter Hoeg
“Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.” – Benjamin Disraeli
“Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.” – Maya Angelou
“Too often travel, instead of broadening the mind, merely lengthens the conversation.” – Elizabeth Drew
“Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe.” – Anatole France
“A man of ordinary talent will always be ordinary, whether he travels or not; but a man of superior talent will go to pieces if he remains forever in the same place….” – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
“I’d rather wake up in the middle of nowhere than in any city on earth.” – Steve McQueen
“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 Heat Moon
“I soon realized that no journey carries one far unless, as it extends into the world around us, it goes an equal distance into the world within.” – Lillian Smith
“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” – Scott Cameron