My Favorite Travel Quotes

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I love inspirational quotes. It's a weakness, I know. And if those inspirational quotes are about traveling...well, I'm a goner! Read through 25 of my favorite travel quotes and see if any of them spark a desire to explore new locations. Don't worry – a part 2 (and maybe parts 3,4, etc.) will be coming soon. In the meantime, download some wallpaper for your computer or pin these to Pinterest

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1: “We travel, some of us forever, to seek other places, other lives, other souls.” – Anais Nin

2: “No place is ever as bad as they tell you it’s going to be.” – Chuck Thompson

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

4: “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Andre Gide

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5: “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – H. Jackson Browne's mom (really)

6: “Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.” – Ray Bradbury

7: “Traveling tends to magnify all human emotions.” — Peter Hoeg

8: “All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” -Martin Buber

9: “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” – Neale Donald Walsch

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10: “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

12: “A great way to learn about your country is to leave it.” -Henry Rollins

13: “A ship in a harbor is safe, but it not what ships are build for.” -John A. Shedd

14: “I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

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15: “Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.” – Anita Desai

16: “Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” – Gustave Flaubert

17: “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.” – Saint Augustine

18: “Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta

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

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20: “I’m in love with cities I’ve never been to and people I’ve never met.” - John Green

21: “People don’t take trips, trips take people.” – John Steinbeck

22: “We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.” – Anonymous

23: “Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” – Anonymous

24: “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” – Anonymous

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25: “Oh the places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss

What about you? What are your favorite quotes? Let me know in the comments below. And don't forget to sign up for my newsletter to stay up to date on new posts.

Photo credits: 1: Savannah; 5: Key West; 10: Nashville, TN; 15: Bywater, New Orleans; 20: Sarasota, FL; 25: Colonial Williamsburg