The Most Inspiring Travel Quotes You'll Ever Read

Updated: Aug 17, 2020

Whether you're stuck on the hamster wheel of your mundane office routine, simply lacking motivation or self-confidence, or your wanderlust has left off to wander on its own, sometimes all you need is a pinch of encouragement to get off your bum and explore the world. That's what quotes are for!

Here is a list of the most inspiring travel quotes you'll ever need to read to get on the ride for a new adventure.

"Travel is never a matter of money but of courage."

Paolo Coelho

"Take only memories, leave only footprints."

Chief Seattle

"A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles."

Tim Cahill

"A ship in a harbor is safe, but it not what ships are build for."

John A. Shedd

"If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet."

Rachel Wolchin

"Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Marcel Proust

"Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life."

Dolly Parton

"Travel far enough, you meet yourself."

David Mitchell

"The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step."

Lao Tzu

"Live your life by a compass, not a clock."

Stephen R. Covey

"You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore."

Christopher Columbus

"Time flies. It’s up to you to be the navigator."

Robert Orben

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