Best Inspiring Travel Quotes

We've picked our favourite inspirational travel quotes from famous travellers along with beautiful images, to help keep your wanderlust alive!

August 2020 • Jules Verne

"My favourite thing to do is go where I've never been." - Anonymous

"I would rather own a little and see the world than own the world and see a little." - Alexander Sattler

"Of all the books in the world, the best stories are found between the pages of a passport." - Unknown

"So much of who we are is where we have been." - William Langwiesche

"Live with no excuses and travel with no regrets." - Oscar Wilde

"Make a bucket list and fill it with dreams that have no boundaries." - Annette White

"There's no time to be bored in a world as beautiful as this." - Anonymous

"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

"Live your life by a compass, not a clock." - Stephen Covey

"Go, fly, roam, travel, voyage, explore, journey, discover, adventure." - Anonymous


"See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream." - Ray Bradbury

"Fill your life with adventures, not things. Have stories to tell, not stuff to show." - Anonymous

"The impulse to travel is one of the hopeful symptoms of life." - Agnes Repplier

"We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us." - Robyn Yong

"Great things are done when men and mountains meet." - William Blake

"Once a year, go someplace you've never been before." - Dalai Lama

"A journey is best measures in friends, rather than miles." - Tim Cahill

"Our happiest moments are tourists always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of something else." - Lawrence Block

"We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm, and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open." - Jawaharial Nehru

"You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." - C.S. Lewis

"A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"I travel because it makes me realise how much I haven't seen, how much I'm not going to see and how much I still need to see." - Carew Papritz

"It's not what you look at that matters. It's what you see." - Henry David Thoreau

"Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it." - Greg Anderson

"The real voyage of discover consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes." - Marcel Proust

"Travel is an investment in yourself." - The Cultureur

"Travel makes on modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world." - Gustave Flaubert

"I have wandered all my life, and I have also travelled; the difference between the tow being this, that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfilment." - Hilaire Belloc

"Never let you memories be greater than you dreams." - Douglas Invester

"Every sunset is also a sunrise, it all depends on where you stand." - Karl Schmidt

"Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations." - Zig Ziglar

"Climb the mountain so you can see the world, not so the world can see you." - David McCullough Jr.

"In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks." - John Muir