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20 Travel Quotes That Will Inspire You To See The World!

February 11, 2015

If you’re reading my blog, chances are you already have an incurable case of wanderlust. But just in case you need that extra push of encouragement to explore the world, I’ve put together a list of my favourite travel quotes that will inspire you to travel more. Trust me, these quotes will have you packing your bags and getting on the next flight in no time! Adventure awaits, start packing!

20 Travel Quotes That Will Inspire You To See The World!

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“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.” — Jawaharal Nehru

“One day your life will flash before your eyes, make sure it’s worth watching.” — Gerard Way

“A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step.” — Lao Tzu

“The best education you will ever get is traveling. Nothing teaches you more than exploring the world and accumulating experiences.” — Unknown

20 Travel Quotes That Will Inspire You To See The World!

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

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

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”    — Ralph Waldo Emerson

“A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” — Tim Cahill

20 Travel Quotes That Will Inspire You To See The World!

“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

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

“Travel is like a giant blank canvas, and the painting on the canvas is only limited by one’s imagination.” — Ross Morley

“Jobs fill your pockets. Adventures fill your soul.” — Jaime Lyn Beatty

20 Travel Quotes That Will Inspire You To See The World!

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

“Find life experiences and swallow them whole. Travel. Meet many people. Go down some dead ends and explore dark alleys. Try everything. Exhaust yourself in the glorious pursuit of life.”       — Lawrence K. Fish

“If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine; it’s lethal.” — Paulo Coelho

“If you’re twenty-two, physically fit, hungry to learn and be better, I urge you to travel – as far and as widely as possible. Sleep on floors if you have to. Find out how other people live and eat and cook. Learn from them – wherever you go.” — Anthony Bourdain

20 Travel Quotes That Will Inspire You To See The World!

“The world is a book and he who doesn’t travel only reads one page.” — St. Augustine

“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” — Unknown

“You are an explorer. Your mission is to document and observe the world around you as if you’ve never seen it before.  Take notes.  Collect things you find on your travels.  Document your findings.  Notice patterns.  Copy.  Trace.  Focus on one thing at a time.  Record what you are drawn to.”  Keri Smith

“There’s no time to be bored in a world as beautiful as this.” — Unknown

20 Travel Quotes That Will Inspire You To See The World!

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What are your favourite travel quotes?

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15 Comments

  • Reply Christina Guan February 11, 2015 at 3:54 pm

    Great list, Kelly! Another quote I love is “I’m in love with cities I’ve never been to and people I’ve never met” – John Green. Sums up wanderlust pretty well, eh?! 🙂

    • Reply Kelly Ross February 11, 2015 at 4:20 pm

      Yes – it’s perfect! I love that quote and John Green 🙂

  • Reply Zaby @ Zaby's Perspective February 11, 2015 at 9:14 pm

    “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

    that is my favorite one

  • Reply Steph Rogers February 12, 2015 at 8:13 am

    This is such a lovely post! I love all of these quotes especially the one by St. Augustine. “Not all those who wander are lost” is another great one!

    thelifeofastudenttraveller.blogspot.co.uk

  • Reply De'Jav February 12, 2015 at 10:54 pm

    Good quotes travel definitely teaches you a lot. My favorite quote from here is ““Jobs fill your pockets. Adventures fill your soul.”

  • Reply Madeleine February 13, 2015 at 6:26 pm

    “A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step.” — Lao Tzu
    My all-time favourite quote. Just inspires me to live life to the fullest and to aim for those goals no matter how far away they seem.

  • Reply angki February 14, 2015 at 10:53 am

    wow you have a nice quote inpsire…

  • Reply Jessica February 14, 2015 at 4:37 pm

    I’m somewhat of a quote obsessed person. I just love them. I think they are great little perspective reminders.

    Number 15 is my current favorite at the moment 🙂
    ““If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine; it’s lethal.” — Paulo Coelho

  • Reply Jack Johnson February 26, 2015 at 6:11 am

    “A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” — Tim Cahill

    easily my favourite quote 🙂

    • Reply Kelly Ross February 28, 2015 at 2:49 pm

      It is such a lovely quote 🙂

  • Reply Amy February 26, 2015 at 8:49 am

    Brilliant quotes! I love Paul Coelho, another quote of his which I love is “It is precisely the possibility of realising a dream that makes life interesting”. 🙂

    • Reply Kelly Ross March 4, 2015 at 8:59 pm

      That’s such a great quote! Thanks for sharing Amy 🙂

  • Reply Damon and Jo April 20, 2015 at 12:04 am

    Yep, pretty much EXACTLY the post we need before embarking on a three-month Eurotrip! CAN’T WAIT TO GET BACK TO EUROPE AND LIVE LIFE! Thanks for the inspiration!

  • Reply Abbey August 5, 2015 at 8:48 am

    All the quotes resonate with me. I am a traveller but currently stuck in a job I don’t enjoy. I am sensing a trip in the next year or so and these quotes remind me how important it is to live the one life you’ve got 🙂 x

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