My Top 25 Inspirational Travel Quotes

I love inspirational quotes, but inspirational TRAVEL quotes are even better!  Of course I use these quotes to justify my need to travel as much as I can and now you can too!  These 25 quotes are my absolute favorites that I’ve found so far… 

Lau Family Travels’ Top 25 Inspirational Travel Quotes

I have gathered my top 25 inspirational travel quotes from all over the web.  I even created a few Pinterest & Instagram worthy images for you to save and share!  Check out my favorite travel quotes and comment below with YOUR favorite!

25 Inspirational Travel Quotes

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

Andre Gide

“Better to see something once than hear about it a thousand times.” – Asian Proverb

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

“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

“The most beautiful in the world is, of course, the world itself.” – Wallace Stevens

“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

“We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.” – Unknown Author

Unknown Author Travel Quote

“To travel is to live” – Hans Christian Andersen

“And then there is 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

“Blessed are the curious for they shall have adventures.” – Lovelle Drachman

“I’m in love with cities I’ve never been to and people I’ve never met.” – John Green

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – Augustine of Hippo

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

Ibn Battuta

“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer” – Unknown Author

“Live life with no excuses, travel with no regret” – Oscar Wilde

“Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” – Dalai Lama

“Oh the places you’ll go!” -Dr. Seuss

“Adventure is worthwhile.” – Aesop

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

J.R.R. Tolkien - Travel Quote

“A ship in a harbor is safe, but it not what ships are built for.” -John A. Shedd

“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

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu

“I travel because it makes me realize how much I haven’t seen, how much I’m not going to see, and how much I still need to see.” – Carew Papritz

“We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.” – Hilaire Belloc

“Jobs fill your pocket, but adventures fill your soul.” – Jamie Lyn Beatty

Jamie Lyn Beatty

I’d love for you to share what your favorite inspirational travel quote is with me!  Is it one of these quotes or a different one?  Comment below!

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This Post Has 4 Comments

  1. Gen

    I love inspirational quotes! Especially ones about travel.

  2. Samara

    What a great collection of quotes!! I want to pack my bags and head off right now!

    1. Taryn

      Right? I mean… not that I really need any more excuses to travel!

  3. Anonymous


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