Sometimes all you need to get out there and travel is a little inspiration. I love a good travel quote. The best ones give you a serious case of wanderlust, make you say “That’s so true!”, or give you pause to contemplate and wonder. I love to scribble good quotes in a travel journal, pin them to my Pinterest boards, and put them on my handmade jewelry. This week I thought I’d share some of my all-time favorite, most inspiring, and all-around best travel quotes. May they motivate you to explore the world!
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“Not all who wander are lost” – JRR Tolkien
“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta
“I’m in love with cities I’ve never been to and people I’ve never met.” – John Green
“The gladdest moment in human life, me thinks, is a departure into unknown lands.” – Sir Richard Burton
“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” -Gustav Flaubert
“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” -Helen Keller
“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” -Augustine of Hippo
“I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” – Mary Anne Radmacher
“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail” -Ralph Waldo Emerson
“My favorite thing to do is to go where I’ve never been.” – Diane Arbus
“Oh, the places you’ll go.” -Dr. Seuss
“Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Andre Gide
“Travel is never a matter of money but of courage.” – Paolo Coelho
“To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.” – Freya Stark
“Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.”― Jack Kerouac
“I travel not to go anywhere but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” -Robert Louis Stevenson
“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
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