30 Quotes To Inspire You To Travel

On Pinterest, Tumblr, or other similar sites, we tend to see a lot of quotes designed to motivate or inspire us. Quotes are very powerful. On the surface, they are just a bunch of words but when you ponder over them they reveal powerful ideas that resonate with your very core.

Below are some 30 quotes to inspire you to travel…


“Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home. “ ~ Matsuo Basho

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

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” ~ H. Jackson Brown Jr.

“Climb the mountain so you can see the world, not so the world can see you.” ~ David Mccullough


“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.” ~ Mercier Pascal

“For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

“Jobs fill your pocket but adventures fill your soul.” ~ Jamie Lyn Beatty

“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


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

“I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it. ” ~ Rosalia de Castro

“Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey.” – Babs Hoffman

“Great things never came from comfort zones.” – Anonymous


“It is not the destination where you end up but the mishaps and memories you create along the way.” ~ Penelope Riley

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

“Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one of excitement and adventure.” ~ Irving Wallace

“You do not travel if you are afraid of the unknown, you travel for the unknown, that reveals you with yourself. It is always our own self that we find at the end of the journey.” ~ Ella Maillart


“I would rather own a little and see the world than own the world and see a little of it.” ~ Alexander Sattler

“It is better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times.” ~ Asian Proverb

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

“Don’t listen to what they say, go see” ~ Chinese Proverb


“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” ~ Henry Miller

“To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.” ~ Aldous Huxley

“Without new experiences, something inside us sleeps. the sleeper must awaken.” ~ Frank Herbert

“Because when you stop and look around, this life is pretty amazing.” ~ Dr. Seuss

Polly Amora

Polly Amora is the señorita behind GoldenIslandSenorita.Net. A corporate warrior by day, and a perpetual explorer by heart. She is a lifelong learner who is very outgoing, speaks four languages, loud & outspoken, and loves to have adventures in the mountains, on the beach, and in the city. You can throw her anywhere, and she'll handle it like a pro. Ice cream and bourbon are two of her weaknesses.


  1. This right here is my favourite! “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” –Saint Augustine

  2. I just love Helen Keller’s quote!

  3. Paulo Coelho is my spirit animal! His book The Alchemist is one my most-loved books that I could reread over and over again. 😀 And that travel quote from him is something that I live by nung mga panahon na hindi ako maka travel talaga because I used to deprived myself to do so dahil sa mga priorities. I got stuck at work, medyo na depress kaya when I got back up and was able to travel again, naging living proof ako na yes routines are indeed lethal.

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