Best Travel Quotes – 50+ Inspirational Travel Quotes of All Times

Best Travel Quotes – 50+ Inspirational Travel Quotes of All Times
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50+ Best Travel Quotes that will Inspire YOU


No matter, who we are, how old we are, or where we are, we all need a little bit of motivation every now and then. And I found Travel Quotes to be the most inspiring of the lot, not only because of the ease of relatability, but because the essence applies to Life in general too. Having said that, I’ve compiled a list of 50+ such Travel Quotes, that have played a role in inspiring and motivating me every now and then. 

What I’ve also done is, that I’ve superimposed some of the Best Travel Motivation Quotes on some of the images clicked by me, which will surely look good when you Pin them to your Travel Inspiration Boards.

Also, these travel quotes and sayings by famous personalities such as Pico Iyer, Mark Twain, Paulo Coelho, Helen Keller, Robert Louis Stevenson, among others, make for amazing Instagram Travel Captions as well, so make sure to save these for ready reference. 😎

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Top 10 Travel Quotes


“It Is Not The Destination Where You End Up But The Mishaps And Memories You Create Along The Way!

― Penelope Riley

“Travel is not really about leaving our homes, but leaving our habits.”

Pico Iyer

“I travel because I become uncomfortable being too comfortable.”

Carew Papritz

“Since Life is short and the World is wide, the sooner you start Exploring it, the Better, it is.”

Simon Raven

“We travel for romance, we travel for architecture, and we travel to be lost.”

Ray Bradbury

“If We Were Meant To Stay In One Place, We’d Have Roots Instead Of Feet.”

― Anonymous

“I Can Speak To My Soul Only When The Two Of Us Are Off Exploring Deserts Or Cities Or Mountains Or Roads.”

Paulo Coelho

Two Roads Diverged In A Wood And I – I Took The One Less Traveled By And That Has Made All The Difference.

― Robert Frost

The best and the most beautiful things in the World cannot be Seen or even Touched – They must Be Felt with the Heart.

― Helen Keller

“I Love Places That Make You Realize, How Tiny You And Your Problems Are.”

― Anonymous



Long Travel Quotes


We Live In A Wonderful World That Is Full Of Beauty, Charm And Adventure.

There Is No End To The Adventures We Can Have

If Only We Seek Them With Our Eyes Open.

― Jawaharlal Nehru


We Travel, Initially, To Lose Ourselves;

And We Travel, Next To Find Ourselves.

We Travel To Open Our Hearts And Eyes And Learn More About The World Than Our Newspapers Will Accommodate.

We Travel To Bring What Little We Can, In Our Ignorance And Knowledge, To Those Parts Of The Globe Whose Riches Are Differently Dispersed.

And We Travel, In Essence, To Become Young Fools Again- To Slow Time Down And Get Taken In, And Fall In Love Once More.”

― Pico Iyer


We Wanderers, ever seeking the lonelier way, begin no day where we have ended another day; And no Sunrise finds us where the Sunset left us. Even while the Earth sleeps, We Travel.

We are the Seeds Of The Tenacious Plant, and it is in our ripeness and our fullness of heart that we are given to the wind and are scattered.”

Kahlil Gibran


“The Wish To Travel Seems To Me Characteristically Human:

The Desire To Move, To Satisfy Your Curiosity Or Ease Your Fears,

To Change The Circumstances Of Your Life, To Be A Stranger,

To Make A Friend, To Experience An Exotic Landscape, To Risk The Unknown..”

― Paul Theroux


Travel Spins Us Round In Two Ways At Once:

It Shows Us The Sights And Values And Issues That We Might Ordinarily Ignore;

But It Also, And More Deeply,

Shows Us All The Parts Of Ourselves That Might Otherwise Grow Rusty.

― Pico Iyer



Short Travel Quotes


“Surely, of all the wonders of the World, the Horizon is the greatest.” 

Freya Stark

It’s better to Travel Well than to Arrive”

― Buddha

Don’t Quit Your Day Dream.

― Anonymous

“Wherever you go, becomes a part of you somehow.” 

 Anita Desai

“Never Go On Trips with anyone You Do Not Love.”

― Hemmingway

“The Journey Of A Thousand Miles Begins With A Single Step.”

― Lao Tzu

Not Until We Are Lost Do We Begin To Find Ourselves.

― Henry David Thoreau

Travelling Tends To Magnify All Human Emotions

― Peter Hoeg

“Life Begins At The End Of Your Comfort Zone.”

― Anonymous

A Year From Now, You Will Wish You Had Started Today.

― Karen Lamb

I Wish I Had Never Gone Traveling. Said No One Ever.

― Anonymous



All Time Favourite Travel Quotes


Travelling – It leaves you speechless,

then turns you into a storyteller.

― Ibn Battuta


“I Travel Not To Go Anywhere, But To Go.

I Travel For Travel’s Sake. The Great Affair Is To Move.

― Robert Louis Stevenson


“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


Travel Makes One Modest, You See What A Tiny Place You Occupy In The World.”

― Gustave Flaubert


“To Travel Is To Discover That Everyone Is Wrong About Other Countries.

― Aldous Huxley



“The saddest journey in the World is the one that

Follows A Precise Itinerary.

Then you’re Not A Traveler.

You’re a F***ing Tourist.”

― Guillermo Del Toro


“I travel because I’d rather look back at my life,

saying ‘I can’t believe I did that’

instead of ‘if only I had’.”

Florine Bos



It Doesn’t Matter Where You Are.

You Are Nowhere Compared To Where You Can Go.

― Bob Proctor


“To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is

to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time,

to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.”

Bill Bryson


Own Only What You Can Always Carry With You:

Know Languages, Know Countries, Know People.

Let Your Memory Be Your Travel Bag.

― Alexander Solzhenitsyn


One Travels to run away from Routine, that dreadful routine that kills all Imagination and all our capacity for Enthusiasm.

Ella Maillart


“There Are No Foreign Lands.

It is the Traveler only who is Foreign.”

― Robert Louis Stevenson


Climb The Mountain, So You Can See The World, not so the World can see you.

― David Mccullough


Traveling Outgrows Its Motives.

It Soon Proves Sufficient In Itself.

You Think You Are Making A Trip,

But Soon It Is Making You – Or Unmaking You.

― Nicolas Bouvier


“It Is Always Sad To Leave A Place To Which One Knows One Will Never Return.

Such Are The Melancolies Du Voyage:

Perhaps They Are One Of The Most Rewarding Things About Traveling.”

― Gustave Flaubert


“The Real Voyage Of Discovery Consists Not In Seeking New Landscapes, But In Having New Eyes.”

― Marcel Proust


“No One Realizes How Beautiful It Is To Travel Until He Comes Home And Rests His Head On His Old, Familiar Pillow. ”

― Lin Yutang


While all the travel quotes shared till here are some of the most famous Travel Quotes of all times, the following are my 10 Favourite Inspirational Travel Quotes that I look up to for Inspiration and Motivation, every now and then, specially the Travel Quote by Mark Twain , shared at the end, which will remain the Most Epic Travel Quote of all times for me. :


As soon as I’m On The Road, I See, Often Palpably, That I Know Nothing At All, Which Is Always A Great Liberation.

― Pico Iyer

Experience and Travel – These are an Education in Themselves.

― Euripides

Once A Year, Go Someplace You’ve Never Been Before.

Dalai Lama

“The Best Teacher Is Experience And Not Through Someone’s Distorted Point Of View”

― Jack Kerouac

“Jobs fill your pocket, but adventures fill your soul.”

Jamie Lyn Beatty Thi


“If happiness is the goal – and it should be – than adventure should be a top priority.”

Sir Richard Branson

“Live Life with No Excuses, Travel with No Regret”

Oscar Wilde

The World is a book, and those who do not travel, read only but a page.” 

St Augustine

“Travel is never a matter of money, but of courage.” 

Paulo Coelho


“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 Harbour.

Catch the Trade Winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”

Mark Twain


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