Top 25 Memorable Travel Quotes To Share With Friends

Memorable Travel Quotes

“Now more than ever do I realize that I will never be content with a sedentary life, that I will always be haunted by thoughts of a sun-drenched elsewhere.”

-Isabelle Eberhardt

“Travel brings power and love back into your life.”

-Rumi

“We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.”

-Anaïs Nin

“Travel far enough, you meet yourself.”

-David Mitchell

“The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.”

-G.K. Chesterton

“I read; I travel; I become”

-Derek Walcott

“I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.”

-Mark Twain

“Every dreamer knows that it is entirely possible to be homesick for a place you’ve never been to, perhaps more homesick than for familiar ground.”

-Judith Thurman

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

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

-Gustave Flaubert

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“We leave something of ourselves behind when we leave a place, we stay there, even though we go away. And there are things in us that we can find again only by going back there.”

-Pascal Mercier

“Not all those who wander are lost.”

-J.R.R. Tolkien

“I am awfully greedy; I want everything from life. I want to be a woman and to be a man, to have many friends and to have loneliness, to work much and write good books, to travel and enjoy myself, to be selfish and to be unselfish… You see, it is difficult to get all which I want. And then when I do not succeed I get mad with anger.”

-Simone de Beauvoir

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

-Augustine of Hippo

“Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.”

-Anna Quindlen

“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.”

-Terry Pratchett

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”

-Lao Tzu

“Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.”

-Anita Desai

“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

“A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.”

-Lao Tzu

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“I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.”

-Robert Louis Stevenson

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

-Ursula K. Le Guin

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

-Marcel Proust

“I address you all tonight for who you truly are: wizards, mermaids, travelers, adventurers, and magicians. You are the true dreamers.”

-Brian Selznick

“What is that feeling when you’re driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? – it’s the too-huge world vaulting us, and it’s good-bye. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies.”

-Jack Kerouac

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