Quotes that Inspire You To Travel

There are few things in life that will impact you as much as travelling will. Its the ultimate food for the soul and just like love, everyone is in the market for a slice of the travelling pie.

No matter if you’re a thrill seeker or cultural connoisseur travel is one of life’s greatest gifts – something that provides you with an overwhelming sense of fulfilment and inner peace. Everyone should travel, to get to see the world and all it has to offer – at least once. As there is no feeling better than that of packing your bag with a camera in hand as you bored to a destination unknown.

We live on borrowed time and often forget that we are responsible for creating a life of true happiness, of true fulfilment. Living on the edge of a world unknown enlightens your soul and encourages you to see things in a new way… The decision to travel will both excite and scare you, but living without regret requires us to embrace our burning desire to explore, dream, and discover. The experience of travelling will undoubtedly alter the course of your life. These moments, however, are not fleeting and there are ways in which we can capture these idyllic experiences travelling provides for us forever – through travel quotes. Travel quotes that allow us to relive these moments and these lessons over and over again.

We teamed up with our partners at Travel Start to put together the travel quotes that will ignite your burning desire to explore, to dream and above all to travel.

–       “The gladdest moment in human life, methinks is a departure into unknown lands” – Sir Richard Burton

–       I just wish the world was twice as big and half of it was still unexplored – David Attenborough

–       “Africa has her mysteries, and even a wise man cannot understand them. But a wise man respects them” – Miriam Makeba

–       “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

–       “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer”- Anonymous

–       “I never knew of a morning in Africa when I woke up that I was not happy”  – Ernest Hemingway

–       “We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us” – Anonymous

–       “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore” . – Andre Gide

–       “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

–       “I hope you have an experience that alters the course of your life because, after Africa, nothing has ever been the same”. – Suzanne Evans

–       “Traveling tends to magnify all human emotions”. – Peter Hoeg

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

–       “Not all those who wander are lost”. – JRR Tolkien

–       “You cannot leave Africa, ” Africa said, “It is always with you, there inside your head. Our rivers run in currents in the swirl of your thumbprints; Our drumbeats counting out your pulse; Our coastline, the silhouette of your soul”. – Bridge Dore    

–       “The more I travelled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends”. – Shirley Maclaine

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

–       “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions”. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

–       “Remember that happiness is a way of travel – not a destination”. – Roy M. Goodman

–       “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone”. – Neale Donald Walsch

–       “The only man I envy is the man who has not yet been to Africa – for he has so much to look forward to”. – Richard Mullin

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

–       “Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common a bond and we cease to be alone”. – Wendell Berry

–       “Take only memories, leave only footprints”. – Chief Seattle

–       “Two roads diverged in a wood and I took the one less travelled by”. – Robert Frost

–       “It is not down in any map, true places never are”. – Herman Melville

–       “Investment in travel is an investment in yourself “. – Matthew Karsten

–       “Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire”. – Jennifer Lee

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

–       “All you need to know is that it’s possible”. – Wolf

–       “To travel is to live”. – Hans Christian Andersen

–       “The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you have”. – Anna Quindlen

–       “The journey not the arrival matters”. – T.S Eliot

–       “Dare to live the life you’ve always wanted”. – Anonymous

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

–       “Life is short and the world is wide”. – Anonymous

–       “We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls”. – Anais Nin

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