Travel Quotes to live By

by Brea

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I was looking for some inspiration for writing the other day, and stumbled upon a few quotes about travel that I liked. I did a bit of research and came up with some of my favorite travel quotes I’ve found, and that really ring true for me. Enjoy!

Travel Quotes

 “When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.”

“Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.” – Seneca

“Not all those who wander are lost.” – J. R. R. Tolkien

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

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

“To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.”

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.” – Freya Stark

″A traveler without observation is a bird without wings.” – Moslih Eddin Saadi

“For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.”


What is your favorite travel quote?

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Bret May 5, 2012 - 8:51 am

This is my favorite travel quotes “A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” by Lao Tzu

Brea May 15, 2012 - 6:57 pm

Bret, I like that quote, those words are very true of traveling!

John Orem May 19, 2012 - 6:00 pm

My favorite favorite travel quote is "Travel to enjoy".
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