This is a page of Travel quotes from various people, both famous and not so famous. Inspirational quotes about travel from blogs i have read and just any sentence that i like about travel. If you like one, please leave a comment and let us know, then tweet it out.

“A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.” – John Steinbeck
I love maps because on them you’re just inches apart from your destination  – Manārah Hāl
“Always do what you are afraid to do.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Never run out of Soul Sugar” ……. Finnventured
 

“One curiosity of being a foreigner everywhere is that one finds oneself discerning Edens where the locals see only Purgatory.” – Pico Iyer

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

Nobody wants to do it – not real change, not soul change, not the painful molecular change required to truly become who you need to be. Nobody ever does real transformation for fun. Nobody ever does it on a dare. You do it only when your back is so far against the wall that you have no choice anymore.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

My biggest challenge has always been within myself– to take that first step. While finding fear and obstructions in the world outside is natural, it is when I’ve had to conquer my own demons, did I realise how important and difficult a task it is. And once I took care of that, everything else was seamless and fruitful.” – Amrita Das

Slow travel now rivals the fly-to-Barcelona-for-lunch culture. Advocates savour the journey, travelling by train or boat or bicycle, or even on foot, rather than crammed into an airplane. They take time to plug into the local culture instead of racing through a list of tourist traps – Carl Honore

To those who can dream there is no such place as faraway – Unknown

“The whole world is in chess. Any move could be the death of you. Do anything except remain where you started, and you can’t be sure of your end.” – King Baldwin IV (Kingdom of Heaven)

It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for – and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing. It doesn’t interest me how old you are. I want to know if you will risk looking like a fool – for love – for your dreams – for the adventure of being alive. – Oriah Mountain Dreamer

“I wanted to convince you that you must learn to make every act count, since you are going to be here for only a short while, in fact, too short for witnessing all the marvels of it.” –Carlos Castañeda

She woke up one day and decided to set her life on fire; to go up in flames if necessary. To really live the life she was born to live.” – Unknown

The people who come here have a lot of money to spend, so they can afford to travel," 
his father said. "Amongst us, the only ones who travel are the shepherds." 
"Well, then I'll be a shepherd!" said the boy - The Alchemist

I wanted to convince you that you must learn to make every act count, since you are going to be here for only a short while, in fact, too short for witnessing all the marvels of it.  – Carlos Castañeda

“You’re  the captain of your own ship, the pilot of your own plane, the painter of your own masterpiece, the writer of your own story so make the most out of it.”  –  The Lakwatserang Negra

I love maps because on them you’re just inches apart from your destination  – Manārah Hāl

“Never run out of Soul Sugar” ……. Finnventured

With the twist of the throttle, the shift of the gear, I went to places carrying my father’s legacy. If I fall, I have to get up by myself. Dust the dirt caused by my own failure and face the raging road again. There is no helping hand. You are the designer of your own catastrophe. We all try to find our escape routes. We all try to seclude in something or someone. For me, it was motorcycles. – Zenith Irfan

“A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.” –George Moore

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

Travel like Gandhi, with simple clothes, open eyes and an uncluttered mind - Rick Steves

Travel like Gandhi, with simple clothes, open eyes and an uncluttered mind – Rick Steves

A person who never travels believes his mother’s cooking is the best in the world – African proverb

Somewhere, a long way away, people are doing sensible things like mowing lawns and digging gardens – Michael Palin

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

Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road ~ Jack Kerouac

You will never be completely at home again, because part of your heart will always be elsewhere. That is the price you pay for the richness of loving and knowing people in more than one place.”  –  Miriam Adeney

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things 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

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

"For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move; to feel the needs and hitches of our life more nearly; to come down off this feather-bed of civilization, and find the globe granite underfoot and strewn with cutting flints." -Robert Louis Stevenson 

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

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

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, On the Road 

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

I travel not to go anywhere, but to go.  I travel for travel’s sake.  The great affair is to move.  ~Robert Louis Stevenson

A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.  ~Lao Tzu

Travelers never think that they are the foreigners.  ~Mason Cooley

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 did not fully understand the dread term “terminal illness” until I saw Heathrow for myself.  ~Dennis Potter, 1978

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

The traveler sees what he sees.  The tourist sees what he has come to see.  ~G.K. Chesterton

There’s a battered old suitcase. From a motel someplace. And a wound that will never heal. ~ Tom Waits

Yeah, we can catch a train and find a better place, Yeah, cause we won’t have nothin’ or no one keep gettin’ us down Maybe you and I Could pack our bags and hit the sky~~ Aerosmith

Yeah, we can catch a train and find a better place, Yeah, cause we won’t have nothin’ or no one keep gettin’ us down Maybe you and I Could pack our bags and hit the sky ~ Aerosmith

“The real home of man is not his house but the road. Life itself is a travel that has to be done by foot.”   ―Bruce Chatwin

Like sand grains that sift under feet, my brain has fallen in love with shuffling ~ Shikha Gautam

This is love:to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First let go of life. Finally,take a step without feet. ~ Rumi

Goodbye, small farmhouse and my native country. I leave you as a young man leaves his mother: he knows it is time for him to leave her, and he knows, too, he can never leave her completely, even though he wants to. ~ Hermann Hesse

Goodbye, small farmhouse and my native country. I leave you as a young man leaves his mother: he knows it is time for him to leave her, and he knows, too, he can never leave her completely, even though he wants to. ~ Hermann Hesse

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

 Travel is never a matter of money but of courage.  I spent a large part of my youth traveling the world as a hippie. And what money did I have then? None. I barely had enough to pay for my fare. But I still consider those to have been the best years of my youth.The great lessons I learned have been precisely those that my journeys had taught me.”  ~ Paulo Coelho

Ever since childhood, when I lived within earshot of the Boston and Maine, I have seldom heard a train go by and not wished I was on it.” ― Paul Theroux

Many years ago, I was going down a road and fell in love with it. Been travelling since then ~ Shikha Gautam

The one who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd.The one who walks alone, is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been ~ Albert Einstein

 

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