38 Of The Best Quotes About Travel

Nothing enriches our lives more so than world travel. It’s invigorating, forms new relationships, we can learn new languages and travel provides us with many stories to bore our friends with. In case you needed some more motivation to travel, check out these 38 travel quotes.

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

Augustine of Hippo

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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

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

Ernest Hemingway

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

Marcel Proust

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Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Gustave Flaubert

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It can hardly be a coincidence that no language on earth has ever produced the expression, ‘As pretty as an airport.

Douglas Adams

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One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.

Henry Miller

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I wandered everywhere, through cities and countries wide. And everywhere I went, the world was on my side.

Roman Payne

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If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion, and avoid the people, you might better stay home.

James A. Michener

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Once you have travelled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.

Pat Conroy

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When one is traveling, everything looks brighter and lovelier. That does not mean it IS brighter and lovelier; it just means that sweet, kindly home suffers in comparison to tarted-up foreign places with all their jewels on.

Catherynne M. Valente

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Travel brings wisdom only to the wise. It renders the ignorant more ignorant than ever.

Joe Abercrombie

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Every one of a hundred thousand cities around the world had its own special sunset and it was worth going there, just once, if only to see the sun go down.

Ryū Murakami

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My dream is to walk around the world. A smallish backpack, all essentials neatly in place. A camera. A notebook. A traveling paint set. A hat. Good shoes. A nice pleated (green?) skirt for the occasional seaside hotel afternoon dance.

Maira Kalman

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A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.

George Augustus Moore

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It is always sad to leave a place to which one knows one will never return. Such are the melancolies du voyage: perhaps they are one of the most rewarding things about travelling.

Gustave Flaubert

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See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories. Ask for no guarantees, ask for no security.

Ray Bradbury

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Travel is glamorous only in retrospect.

Paul Theroux

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If you’re twenty-two, physically fit, hungry to learn and be better, I urge you to travel – as far and as widely as possible. Sleep on floors if you have to. Find out how other people live and eat and cook. Learn from them – wherever you go.

Anthony Bourdain

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Only it seems to me that once in your life before you die you ought to see a country where they don’t talk in English and don’t even want to.

Thornton Wilder

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There is a kind of magicness about going far away and then coming back all changed.

Kate Douglas Wiggin

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Once the travel bug bites there is no known antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life.

Michael Palin

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

Lin Yutang

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The impulse to travel is one of the hopeful symptoms of life.

Agnes Repplier

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Through travel I first became aware of the outside world; it was through travel that I found my own introspective way into becoming a part of it.

Eudora Welty

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