Travel Quotes: 55 inspiring quotes about travel | TRAVEL DUDE


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Humans have loved traveling for centuries. Whether it is to discover new lands or meet new cultures and People – travel broadens your horizon. Travel quotes are a powerful tool and can inspire People to take chances. To help inspire and fuel the wanderlust within you, we collected 55 of our favourite travel quotes from some of the greatest explorers and modern day travelers.


  1. “Not all those who wander are lost.” – J.R.R. Tolkien
  2. “Travel is never a matter of money but of courage.” – Paolo Coelho
  3. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller
Quote life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all
  1. “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – Agustine of Hippo
  2. “Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” – Dalai Lama
  3. “Traveling is not something you’re good at. It’s something you do. Like breathing.” – Gayle Foreman
  4. “Traveling. It leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta
  5. “I’m in love with cities I’ve never been to and people I’ve never met.” – Melody Truong
  6. “We travel not to escape life, but for life to not escape us.” – Unknown
  7. “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Andre Gide
  8. “Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you have travelled.” – Mohammed
  9. “Jobs fill your pocket. Adventures fill your soul.” – Jamie Lyn Beatty
  10. “Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind.” – Anthony Bourdain
  11. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did.” – Mark Twain
  12. “So much of who we are is where we have been.” – William Langewiesche



  1. “I haven’t been everywhere but it’s on my list.” – Susan Sontag
  2. “Life begins at the end of our comfort zone.” – Neal Donald Walsch
  3. “I choose to collect memories instead of things.” – Elena Leron
  4. “Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.” – Anita Desai
  5. “Take only memories, leave only footprints.” – Chief Seattle
travel quote take only memories, leave only footprints
  1. “Collect Moments, not Things.”
  2. “People don’t take trips, trips take people.” – John Steinbeck
  3. “Jobs fill your pocket, adventures fill your soul.” – Jamie Lyn Beatty Thi
  4. “Travel far enough, you meet yourself.” – David Mitchell
  5. “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu
  6. “Don’t listen to what they say. Go see.” – Chinese Proverb
  7. “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” – Anonymous
  8. “Live life with no excuses, travel with no regrets.” – Ernest Hemingway
  9. “I have nothing to loose but a world to see.”
  10. “Don’t be a tourist, be a traveller.”
  11. “To travel is to live.” – Hans Christian Andersen
to travel is to live


  1. “Forget champagne and caviar – Taste the world instead!”
  2. “The worst thing about being a tourist is having other tourists recognize you as a tourist.” – Russell Baker
  3. “Airplane travel is nature’s way of making you look like your passport photo.” – Al Gore
  4. “It’s bad manners to let vacation wait!”
  5. “Never stop doing things for the first time.”
  6. “If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine, it’s lethal.” – Paul Coelho
  7. “I need vitamin SEA.”
  8. “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
  9. “You know it’s time for vacation when you start looking like the person on your driving license.”
  10. “I’ve got 99 problems. But I’m on vacation and I’m ignoring them all.”
  11. “Work hard, Travel harder”
  12. “Did you ever notice, that the first piece of luggage in the carousel never belongs to anyone?” – Erma Bombeck
  13. “A change of latitude would help my attitude.”


  1. “A journey is measured in friends, rather than miles.” – Tim Cahill
a journey is measured in friends rather than in miles
  1. “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” – African Proverb
  2. “There is an unspoken bond you create with friends you travel with.” – Kristen Sarah
  3. “Life was made for good friends and great adventures.”
  4. “It doesn’t matter where you are going, it’s who you have beside you.”
  5. “You never really travel alone. The world is full of friends waiting to get to know you.”
  6. “The best things in life are the people we love, the places we’ve been and the memories we’ve made along the way.”
  7. “As soon as I saw you, I knew a grand adventure was about to happen.” – Winnie The Pooh
  8. “Friends that travel together, stay together!”
  9. “A good friend listens to your adventures. A best friends makes them with you.”
  10. “The people who make you laugh are more beautiful than beautiful people.”

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