Travel Quotes To Inspire Your Next Adventure

by Lindsay Shapka in , ,

Creativity is not a competition.
—Autumn Sky Hall

The cost of not following your dream, your heart, or your gut, is spending the rest of your life wishing that you had.

To move, to breathe, to fly, to float, to gain all while you give, to roam the roads of lands remote, to travel is to live.
—Hans Christian Anderson

If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.
—Seth Godin

Above all, try something.
—Franklin D. Roosevelt

Good things come to those who book flights.
— Unknown

the earth has music for those who listen

One of the great things about travel is that you find out how many good, kind people there are
—Edith Wharton

“If you look like your passport photo, you probably need the trip.”

I can’t think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything. Suddenly you are five years old again. You can’t read anything, you have only the most rudimentary sense of how things work, you can’t even reliably cross a street without endangering your life. Your whole existence becomes a series of interesting guesses.
—Bill Bryson, “Neither Here Nor There: Travels in Europe”

“Of all the books in the world, the best stories are found between the pages of a passport.”

Better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times.
—Asian Proverb

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

“My favourite thing is to go where I’ve never been.”

"Go out in the woods, go out. If you don’t go out in the woods nothing will ever happen and your life will never begin."
—Clarissa Pinkola Estes

The Bhagavad Gita—that ancient Indian Yogic text—says that it is better to live your own destiny imperfectly than to live an imitation of somebody else’s life with perfection.
—Elizabeth Gilbert from Eat, Prey, Love

“It’s bad manners to keep an adventure waiting.”

After all, one travels in order for things to happen and change; otherwise you might as well stay at home.
—Nicolas Bouvier

I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.
—Mary Anne Radmacher