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40 Of The Most Inspiring And Memorable Travel Quotes

Memorable Travel Quotes

August 17th, 2018   |   Updated on May 14th, 2020

Traveling can be pretty funny. You’ve got to deal with long flights, different cultures. The busiest travel season of the year is almost upon us. We spend months looking forward to our summer getaways.

And the people you take along – family or friends – play a big part in the trip’s success. To get you in the vacation spirit, enjoy these 40 memorable travel quotes.

1. A very wise quote is a spectacular waterfall. When you see it, you feel its power! – Mehmet Murat Ildan


2. Travel brings wisdom only to the wise. It renders the ignorant more ignorant than ever. ― Joe Abercrombie


3. Only through travel can we know where we belong or not, where we are loved and where we are rejected. ― Roman Payne


4. There is a kind of magicness about going far away and then coming back all changed. ― Kate Douglas Wiggin


5. The Wanderlust has got me… by the belly aching fire ― Robert W. Service


6. What does it mean to pre-board? Do you get on before you get on? ― George Carlin


7. How many cities have revealed themselves to me in the marches I undertook in the pursuit of books! ― Walter Benjamin


8. Travellers understand, instinctively and by experience, that travel and adventure change and elongate time, even while navigating the deadlines of airline and train departures. ― Paul Sheehan


9. Anyone who needs more than one suitcase is a tourist, not a traveler ― Ira Levin


10. We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment. ― Hilaire Belloc


11. We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend. — Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson


12. Never go on trips with anyone you do not love. — American novelist Ernest Hemingway

13. Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — English writer Izaak Walton


14. A good holiday is one spent among people whose notions of time are vaguer than yours. — English writer J. B. Priestley


15. The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends. —American actress Shirley MacLaine


16. Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life. — Ancient Greek philosopher and mathematician Pythagoras


17. One of the great things about travel is that you find out how many good, kind people there are. — American novelist Edith Wharton


18. The worst thing about being a tourist is having other tourists recognize you as a tourist. – Russell Baker


19. Two great talkers will not travel far together. – Spanish Proverb


20. Bizarre travel plans are dancing lessons from God. -Kurt Vonnegut


21. Thanks to the interstate highway system, it is now possible to travel from coast to coast without seeing anything. -Charles Kuralt


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


23. The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it. -Rudyard Kipling


24. Too often travel, instead of broadening the mind, merely lengthens the conversations. -Elizabeth Drew


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

26. Kilometers are shorter than miles. Save gas, take your next trip in kilometers. -George Carlin


27. Travel becomes a strategy for accumulating photographs. -Susan Sontag


28. Adventure, yeah. I guess that’s what you call it when everybody comes back alive. -Mercedes Lackey


29. There’s only four ways to get unraveled; One is to sleep and the other is travel. -Jim Morrison


30. A good holiday is one that is spent among people whose notions of time are vaguer than yours. -J.B. Priestley


31. You can find your way across this country using burger joints the way a navigator uses stars. -Charles Kuralt


32. Travel moulds a man, people mould his wisdom and experiences mould his LIFE…! – Suljit Lalwani


33. The only true voyage of discovery is not to go to new places, but to have other eyes. ― Marcel Proust


34. I travel to be replenished with beauty, for travel makes the beauty of this world seem like a Christmas that never ends. ― Carew Papritz


35. To the tourist, travel is a means to an end; to the traveler, it’s an end in itself. ― Marty Rubin


36. Let’s go together and go to different places and see different things. It’ll be fun! ― Togashi Yoshihiro


37. Travel, which is like a greater and a graver science, brings us back to ourselves. ― Albert Camus


38. Never hesitate to go far away, beyond all seas, all frontiers, all countries, all beliefs. ― Amin Maalouf


39. Travel is only glamorous in retrospect. -Paul Theroux

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