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Ultimate List of Best Travel Quotes. Page 2

December 14, 2016

“Adventure is worthwhile.” – Aristotle

“Adventure without risk is Disneyland.” – Doug Coupland

“After a lifetime of world travel I’ve been fascinated that those in the third world don’t have the same perception of reality that we do.” – Jim Harrison

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

“All the pathos and irony of leaving one’s youth behind is thus implicit in every joyous moment of travel: one knows that the first joy can never be recovered, and the wise traveler learns not to repeat successes but tries new places all the time.” – Paul Fussell

“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

“An adventure may be worn as a muddy spot or it may be worn as a proud insignia. It is the woman wearing it who makes it the one thing or the other.” – Norma Shearer

“An involuntary return to the point of departure is, without doubt, the most disturbing of all journeys.” – Iain Sinclair

“Arriving at each new city, the traveler finds again a past of his that he did now know he had: the foreignness of what you no longer are or no longer possess lies in wait for you in foreign, unpossessed places.” – Italo Calvino

“As the traveler who has once been from home is wiser than he who has never left his own doorstep, so a knowledge of one other culture should sharpen our ability to scrutinize more steadily, to appreciate more lovingly, our own.” – Margaret Mead

“Better far off to leave half the ruins and nine-tenths of the churches unseen and to see well the rest; to see them not once, but again and often again; to watch them, to learn them, to live with them, to love them, till they have become a part of life and life’s recollections.” – Augustus Hare

“Bizarre travel plans are dancing lessons from God.” – Kurt Vonnegut

“Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.” – Mark Twain

“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

“Clay lies still, but blood’s a rover / Breath’s aware that will not keep. / Up, lad: when the journey’s over there’ll be time enough to sleep.” – A. E. Housman

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

“Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you traveled.” – Mohammed

“Every exit is an entry somewhere else.” – Tom Stoppard

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

“Every perfect traveler always creates the country where he travels.” – Nikos Kazantzakis

“Experience, travel – these are as education in themselves” – Euripides

“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

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

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

“He who has seen one cathedral ten times has seen something; he who has seen ten cathedrals once has seen but little; and he who has spent half an hour in each of a hundred cathedrals has seen nothing at all.” – Sinclair Lewis

“He who would travel happily must travel light.” – Antoine de Saint Exupéry

“Hitler didn’t travel. Stalin didn’t travel. Saddam Hussein never traveled. They didn’t want to have their orthodoxy challenged.” — Howard Gardner

“I am a passionate traveler, and from the time I was a child, travel formed me as much as my formal education.” – David Rockefeller

“I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

“I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.” – Mark Twain

“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

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

“I like animals. I like natural history. The travel bit is not the important bit. The travel bit is what you have to do in order to go and look at animals.” – David Attenborough

“I love to travel, but hate to arrive.” – Albert Einstein

“I met a lot of people in Europe. I even encountered myself.” – James Baldwin

“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

“I should like to spend the whole of my life in traveling abroad, if I could anywhere borrow another life to spend afterwards at home.” – William Hazlitt

“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

“I think that travel comes from some deep urge to see the world, like the urge that brings up a worm in an Irish bog to see the moon when it is full.” – Lord Dunsany

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

“I travel the world, and I’m happy to say that America is still the great melting pot – maybe a chunky stew rather than a melting pot at this point, but you know what I mean.” – Philip Glass

“I’d rather wake up in the middle of nowhere than in any city on earth.” – Steve McQueen

“If God had really intended men to fly, he’d make it easier to get to the airport”. – George Winters

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

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

“In both business and personal life, I’ve always found that travel inspires me more than anything else I do. Evidence of the languages, cultures, scenery, food, and design sensibilities that I discover all over the world can be found in every piece of my jewelry.” – Ivanka Trump

“Investment in travel is an investment in yourself.” ~ Matthew Karsten

“It is a strange thing to come home. While yet on the journey, you cannot at all realize how strange it will be.” – Selma Lager

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

“It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves – in finding themselves.” – Andre Gide

“It is solved by walking.” – Algerian proverb

“It’s a battered old suitcase and a hotel someplace and a wound that will never heal.” – Tom Waits

“Just to travel is rather boring, but to travel with a purpose is educational and exciting.” – Sargent Shriver

“Kilometers are shorter than miles. Save gas, take your next trip in kilometers.” – George Carlin

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

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

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

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

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

“Most of my treasured memories of travel are recollections of sitting.” – Robert Thomas Allen

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

“No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.” – Lin Yutang

“No place is ever as bad as they tell you it’s going to be.” – Chuck Thompson

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

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

“NOT I – NOT ANYONE else, can travel that road for you, You must travel it for yourself.” – Walt Whitman

“Of all possible subjects, travel is the most difficult for an artist, as it is the easiest for a journalist.” – W. H. Auden

“Oh the places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss

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

“Once in a while it really hits people that they don’t have to experience the world in the way they have been told to.” – Alan Keightley

“Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quiestest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.” — Pat Conroy

“One always begins to forgive a place as soon as it’s left behind.” – Charles Dickens

“One doesn’t discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.” – Andre Gide

“One main factor in the upward trend of animal life has been the power of wandering.” – Alfred North Whitehead

“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

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

“Only by going alone in silence, without baggage, can one truly get into the heart of the wilderness. All other travel is mere dust and hotels and baggage and chatter.” – John Muir

“Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.” – Jack Kerouac

“Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us what we are.” – George Eliot

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

“Our Nature lies in movement; complete calm is death.” – Blaise Pascal

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

“People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home.” – Dagobert D. Runes

“People travel to wonder at the height of the mountains, at the huge waves of the seas, at the long course of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars, and yet they pass by themselves without wondering.” – St.

“People who don’t travel cannot have a global view, all they see is what’s in front of them. Those people cannot accept new things because all they know is where they live.” – Martin Yan

“Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.” – Maya Angelou

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

“Remember what Bilbo used to say: It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.” – JRR Tolkien

“Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and celebrate the journey.” – Fitzhugh Mullan

“Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.” – Ray Bradbury

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

“Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel across the country from coast to coast without seeing anything.” – Charles Kuralt

“The autumn leaves are falling like rain / Although my neighbors are all barbarians / And you, you are a thousand miles away / There are always two cups at my table.” – T’ang dynasty poem

“The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it.” – Rudyard Kipling

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

“The great difference between voyages rests not with the ships, but with the people you meet on them.” – Amelia E. Barr

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

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

“The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.” – Henry David Thoreau

“The map is not the territory.” – Alfred Korzybski

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

“The open road is a beckoning, a strangeness, a place where a man can lose himself.” – William Least Heat Moon

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust

“The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.” – G.K. Chesterton

“The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes “sight-seeing.” – Daniel J. Boorstin

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

“The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one’s own country as a foreign land.” – G. K. Chesterton

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

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

“There are only two emotions in a plane: boredom and terror.” – Orson Welles

“There is no happiness for the person who does not travel. For Indra is the friend of the traveler, therefore wander!” – Brähmann

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

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

“To awaken alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.” —Freya Stark

“To be on a quest is nothing more or less than to become an asker of questions.” – Sam Keen

“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

“To many people holidays are not voyages of discovery, but a ritual of reassurance.” – Philip Andrew Adams

“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

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

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

“Too often travel, instead of broadening the mind, merely lengthens the conversation.” – Elizabeth Drew

“Too often. . .I would hear men boast of the miles covered that day, rarely of what they had seen.” – Louis L’Amour

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

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

“Travel at its truest is thus an ironic experience, and the best travelers… seem to be those able to hold two or three inconsistent ideas in their minds at the same time, or able to regard themselves as at once serious persons and clowns.” – Paul Fussell

“Travel does what good novelists also do to the life of everyday, placing it like a picture in a frame or a gem in its setting, so that the intrinsic qualities are made more clear. Travel does this with the very stuff that everyday life is made of, giving to it the sharp contour and meaning of art.” – Freya Stark

“Travel has a way of stretching the mind. The stretch comes not from travel’s immediate rewards, the inevitable myriad new sights, smells and sounds, but with experiencing firsthand how others do differently what we believed to be the right and only way.” – Ralph Crawshaw

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.” – Mark Twain

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

“Travel is glamorous only in retrospect.” – Paul Theroux

“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

“Travel is the frivolous part of serious lives, and the serious part of frivolous ones.” – Anne Sophie Swetchine

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

“Travel is very subjective. What one person loves, another loathes.” – Robin Leach

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

“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” – Scott Cameron

“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” – Gustave Flaubert

“Travel only with thy equals or thy betters; if there are none, travel alone.” – The Dhammapada

“Travel teaches toleration.” – Benjamin Disraeli

“Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.” – Francis Bacon

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

“Traveling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things – air, sleep, dreams, the sea, the sky – all things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of it.” – Cesare Pavese

“Traveling is like flirting with life. It’s like saying, ‘I would stay and love you, but I have to go; this is my station.’” – Lisa St. Aubin de Teran

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

“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

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

“Voyage, travel, and change of place impart vigor” – Seneca

“Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe.” – Anatole France

“We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“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

“We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey.” – John Hope Franklin

“We should come home from adventures, and perils, and discoveries every day with new experience and character” – Henry David Thoreau

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

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

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

“What am I doing here?” – Arthur Rimbaud, writing home from Ethiopia

“What you’ve done becomes the judge of what you’re going to do – especially in other people’s minds. When you’re traveling, you are what you are right there and then. People don’t have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road.” – William Least Heat Moon

“When one realizes that his life is worthless he either commits suicide or travels.” – Edward Dahlberg

“When overseas you learn more about your own country, than you do the place you’re visiting.” – Clint Borgen

“When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money.” – Susan Heller

“When we get out of the glass bottle of our ego and when we escape like the squirrels in the cage of our personality and get into the forest again, we shall shiver with cold and fright. But things will happen to us so that we don’t know ourselves. Cool, unlying life will rush in.” – D. H. Lawrence

“When you are everywhere, you are nowhere / When you are somewhere, you are everywhere.” – Rumi

“When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.” – Clifton Fadiman

“When you’re traveling, ask the traveler for advice / not someone whose lameness keeps him in one place.” – Rumi

“While armchair travelers dream of going places, traveling armchairs dream of staying put.” – Anne Tyler

“Without new experiences, something inside of us sleeps. The sleeper must awaken.” – Frank Herbert

“Without travel “I would have wound up a little ignorant white Southern female, which was not my idea of a good life.” – Lauren Hutton

“Worth seeing, yes; but not worth going to see.” – Samuel Johnson, on the Giant’s Causeway

“You do not travel if you are afraid of the unknown, you travel for the unknown, that reveals you with yourself.” – Ella Maillart

“You don’t choose the day you enter the world and you don’t chose the day you leave. It’s what you do in between that makes all the difference.” – Anita Septimus

“You don’t have to be rich to travel well.” – Eugene Fodor

“You got to be careful if you don’t know where you’re going, because you might not get there”. – Yogi Berra

“You lose sight of things… and when you travel, everything balances out.” – Daranna Gidel

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” – Steve Jobs

“Your true traveler finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty-his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure.” – Aldous Huxley

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