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    List of 101 Inspirational Travel Quotes

    Here is list of some of the very best travel quotes out there, to help motivate and inspire you to set off on your travels.

    My 10 Favourite Travel Quotes

    1. "A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step" - Lao Tzu

    Lao Tzu

    2. "The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page." - St Augustine

    3. "Not all those that wander are lost." J.R.R. Tolkien

    4. "A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles." - Tim Cahill

    5. "The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see." - G.K. Chesterton

    6. "One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more." - Thomas Jefferson

    7. "It is not down in any map; true places never are." - Herman Melville

    8. "Travel teaches toleration." - Benjamin Disraeli

    9. "All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware." - Martin Buber

    10. "Do not follow where a path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Travel Quotes To Encourage You Take The Leap

    11. "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that 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

    12. "To travel is to live." ― Hans Christian Andersen

    13. "We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us."

    Life Escape

    14. "A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for." – John A. Shedd

    15. "Life's an adventure. Take risks."

    16. "To travel is to take a journey into yourself." – Danny Kaye

    17. "If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine; it is lethal." - Paulo Coelho

    18. "All glory comes from daring to begin." - Eugene F. Ware

    19. "There's a whole world out there."

    20. "You only live once."

    21. "Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore." - Andre Gide

    22. "Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all." – Helen Keller

    23. "All you've got to do is decide to go and the hardest part is over." - Tony Wheeler

    24. "When you come to a fork in the road, take it" – Yogi Berra

    25. "Dream Big. Start Small. Act Now." - Robin Sharma

    26. "One day you will wake up & there won’t be any more time to do the things you’ve always wanted. Do it now!" - Paulo Coelho

    27. "Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Have the courage to follow your heart." Steve Jobs

    28. "If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try." - Seth Godin

    29. "Life begins at the end of your comfort zone."

    30. "I'd rather look back at my life and say "I can't believe I did that", instead of saying "I wish I did that"."

    31. "If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet." - Rachel Wolchin

    Rachel Wolchin

    32. "Travel as much, as far, and as long as you can. Life's not meant to be lived in one place."

    33. "Don't fear change, it's the pathway to greatness."

    34. "Always do what you are afraid to do."

    35. "If you're brave enough to say goodbye, the world will reward you with a new hello."

    36. "There are a lot of stories out there waiting for you to live them."

    37. "You will never know, if you don't go!"

    38. "Nothing to lose, everything to gain."

    39. "There are those who say they're going to travel the world, and those who do."

    40. "Those outside their door have the hardest part of their journey behind them." – Dutch Proverb

    41. "The most dangerous risk of all - the risk of spending your life not doing what you want on the bet you can buy yourself the freedom to do it later." - Randy Komisar

    42. "In the end we only regret the chances we didn't take."

    43. "You don't choose the day you enter the world and you don't choose the day you leave. It's what you do in between that makes all the difference." – Anita Septimus

    Even More Awesome Travel Quotes

    44. "It is better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times." - Asian Proverb

    45. "Once the travel bug bites there is no known antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life." - Michael Palin

    46. "My favorite thing is to go where I've never been." - Diane Arbus

    47. "Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world." – Scott Cameron

    Travel makes one modest

    48. "Never. Stop. Exploring."

    49. "Jet lag is for amateurs." - Dick Clark

    50. "The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself." - Wallace Stevens

    51. "Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road." – Jack Kerouac

    52. "When overseas you learn more about your own country, than you do the place you’re visiting." – Clint Borgen

    53. "Half the fun of the travel is the esthetic of lostness." – Ray Bradbury

    54. "I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world." - Mary Anne Radmacher

    55. "If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay home." – James Michener

    56. "To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries." – Aldous Huxley

    57. "Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer."

    58. "Carpe Diem" (Seize the day) - Latin Proverb

    59. "Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe." - Anatole France

    60. "Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and celebrate the journey." – Fitzhugh Mullan

    61. "Adventure without risk is Disneyland." – Doug Coupland

    62. "I don’t know where I'm going, but I’m on my way." – Carl Sagan

    63. "To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world." – Freya Stark

    64. "Tourists don’t know where they've been, travellers don’t know where they’re going." – Paul Theroux

    65. "Travel is a part of education" – Francis Bacon

    66. "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

    67. "Collect moments not things."

    68. "To travel is worth any cost or sacrifice." - Elizabeth Gilbert

    69. "All good things are wild and free."

    70. "Travelers never think that they are the foreigners." - Mason Cooley

    71. "The tans will fade, but the memories will last forever."

    72. "It feels good to be lost in the right direction."

    73. "I just wish the world was twice as big and half of it was still unexplored." - David Attenborough

    world twice as big

    74. "You don't need magic to disappear, just a destination."

    75. "Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow." - Anita Desai

    76. "Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness." - Mark Twain

    77. "One of the great things about travel is that you find out how many good, kind people there are." - Edith Wharton

    78. "The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes." – Marcel Proust

    79. "If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there." - Lewis Carroll

    80. "He who does not travel does not know the value of men." – Moorish proverb.

    81. "Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness."

    82. "I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list." - Susan Sontag

    83. "Backpacking is the art of knowing what not to take." — Sheridan Anderson

    84. "You don't always need a plan. Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go, and see what happens." - Mandy Hale

    85. "Fill your life with experiences, not things. Have stories to tell, not stuff to show."

    Fill your life with experiences, not things. Have stories to tell, not stuff to show

    86. "Sometimes you find yourself in the middle of nowhere, and sometimes in the middle of nowhere, you find yourself."

    87. "Don't tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you have travelled." The Prophet Mohammed

    88. "Travel is very subjective. What one person loves, another loathes." – Robin Leach

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

    90. "Memories never die."

    91. "A traveller without observation is a bird without wings." – Moslih Eddin Saadi

    92. "The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes." – Marcel Proust

    93. "When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money." – Susan Heller

    94. "I dislike feeling at home when I am abroad." – George Bernard Shaw

    95. "A foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable." ― Clifton Fadiman

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

    97. "I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it." — Rosalia de Castro

    98. "I can’t think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything." – Bill Bryson

    99. "Put down your map and get wonderfully lost."

    100. "People don’t take trips… trips take people." – John Steinbeck

    I'm No Philosopher, But Here's A Bonus Quote From Me

    101. "Say YES and have NO regrets." - Craig Phillips (creator of BackpackerAdvice.com)

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