Looking for Travel Inspiration?

This collection of 70 of the best travel quotes from the most famous travellers and celebrities are sure to inspire you to take a holiday.

From Elvis Presley to Oscar Wilde this huge collection of famous travel quotes will serve to inspire you to explore more of this wonderful world we live in.

The 70 top inspirational travel quotes…

“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

“You can’t have a narrow mind and a thick passport.”
Pauline Frommer

“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

“To travel is to live.”
Hans Christian Anderson


“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.”
Jawaharial Nehru

“To travel is to take a journey into yourself.”
Danny Kaye


“I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled; the difference between the two being this, that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.”
Hilaire Belloc

“The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.”
Samuel Johnson


“If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.”
James Michener

“A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.”
Lao Tzu

x“No matter where you go, there you are.”
Buckaroo Banzi

“Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one of excitement and adventure.”
Irving Wallace


“Adventure is worthwhile.”

“Our happiest moments as tourists always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of something else.”
Lawrence Block


“All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to improve his own. And if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it.”
Samuel Johnson

“Once a year, go somewhere you have never been before.” Dalai Lama


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

“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


“There is one voyage, the first, the last, the only one.” Thomas Wolfe

“People don’t take trips . . . trips take people.”
John Steinbeck


“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 and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.”


“I haven’t been everywhere but it’s on my list.”
Susan Sontag

“Make voyages! Attempt them… there’s nothing else.”
Tennessee Williams


“One of the gladdest moments of human life, methinks, is the departure upon a distant journey into unknown lands. Shaking off with one mighty effort the fetters of habit, the leaden weight of routine, the cloak of many cares and the slavery of home, man feels once more happy.”
Richard Burton


“Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse.”
Thomas Fuller

“I would rather own little and see the world than own the world and see little of it”
Alexander Sattler


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


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

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


“I travel a lot; I hate having my life disrupted by routine.”
Caskie Stinnett

“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


“Travel is glamorous only in retrospect.”
Paul Theroux

“There is no moment of delight in any pilgrimage like the beginning of it.”
Charles Dudley Warner


“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.”
Martin Buber

“Half the fun of the travel is the esthetic of lostness.”
Ray Bradbury


“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.”
Robert Frost

“Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.”
Paul Theroux


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


“He who does not travel does not know the value of men.”
Moorish proverb

“Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.”
Miriam Beard


“To get away from one’s working environment is, in a sense, to get away from one’s self; and this is often the chief advantage of travel and change.”
Charles Horton Cooley

“Every man who possibly can should force himself to a holiday of a full month in a year, whether he feels like taking it or not.”
William James


“I’ve been homesick for countries I’ve never been, and longed to be where I couldn’t be.”
John Cheever

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


“If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.”
Cesare Pavese

“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


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