You may have already read my post with quotes of female solo travelling, but here is a list of my 30 favourite quotes about travelling. They apply to all types of travel and hopefully they inspire you to start planning your next adventure.

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. – Helen Keller

The journey not the arrival matters. – T.S. Eliot

Travelers never did lie, though fools at home condemn them. – Shakespare

Once you’ve travelled, the voyage never ends. – Conroy

Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world. – Gustav Flaubert

To Travel is to Live – Hans Christian Andersen

Don’t listen to what they say. Go see. – Anonymous

Not all those who wander are lost. – Tolkien

Tourists don’t know where they’ve been. Travellers don’t know where they’re going. – Theroux

Take only memories, leave only footprints. – Chief Seattle

Always explore. – Anonymous

I read. I travel. I become. – Walcott

Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer. – Anonymous

Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before. – Dalai Lama

Live life with no excuses, travel with no regret. – Oscar Wilde

Oh the places you’ll go. – Dr. Seuss

Work, Travel, Save, Repeat. – Every Traveller

We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us. – Anonymous

I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list. – Susan Sontag

To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries. – Aldous Huxley

Adventure is worthwhile. – Aesop

A person susceptible to “wanderlust” is not so much addicted to movement as committed to transformation. – Pico Iyer 

Travel doesn’t become adventure until you leave yourself behind. – Marty Rubin

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

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

Traveling’s not something you’re good at. It’s something you do. Like Breathing. – Gayle Foreman

Great things never came from comfort zones. – Anonymous

Fear is only temporary. Regrets last forever. – Anonymous

Traveling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things: air, sleep, dreams, sea, the sky – all things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of it. – Cesare Pavese

Adventure is a path. Real adventure, self-determined, self-motivated, often risky, forces you to have firsthand encounters with the world. – Mark Jenkins

Enjoy my quotes about travelling? Have you heard any or created some of your own travel quotes? Share them in the comments below. I’d also like to hear where is your favourite place you have travelled to.

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  1. March 13, 2019 / 1:53 pm

    These are some good quotes, not going to lie, most I’ve never read before! Very inspiring and we’re just the same, travelling is all we want to do and that’s what we’re aiming for!

    Jessica & James | http://www.foodandbaker.co.uk

    • AshleeMoyo
      March 14, 2019 / 3:09 pm

      Glad you think so, in that case I will have to start creating more of my own – haha. TRAVEL IS LIFE!