25 Of The Most Inspiring Quotes Of All Time

“Not all those who wander are lost.”

-J.R.R. Tolkien

“A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.”

-Mark Twain

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

-Augustine of Hippo

“That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.”



-Jhumpa Lahiri

“I have never listened to anyone who criticized my taste in space travel, sideshows or gorillas. When this occurs, I pack up my dinosaurs and leave the room.”

-Ray Bradbury

“Live, travel, adventure, bless, and don’t be sorry.”

-Jack Kerouac

“I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.”

-Oscar Wilde

“Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.”

-Anna Quindlen

“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.”



-Terry Pratchett

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”




-Lao Tzu

“Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.”

-Anita Desai

“I stood still, vision blurring, and in that moment, I heard my heart break. It was a small, clean sound, like the snapping of a flower’s stem.”

-Diana Gabaldon

“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

“A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.”

-Lao Tzu

“I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.”



-Robert Louis Stevenson

“Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.”

-Terry Pratchett

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.”

-Ursula K. Le Guin

“Nothing travels faster than the speed of light, with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws.”

-Douglas Adams

“All my days I have longed equally to travel the right road and to take my own errant path.”

-Sigrid Undset

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

-Marcel Proust

“I address you all tonight for who you truly are: wizards, mermaids, travelers, adventurers, and magicians. You are the true dreamers.”



-Brian Selznick

“What is that feeling when you’re driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? – it’s the too-huge world vaulting us, and it’s good-bye. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies.”

-Jack Kerouac

Facebook Comment

Get more stuff like this In your inbox!