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Top Motivational Travel Quotes That Will Fuel Your Wanderlust!

Top Motivational Travel Quotes That Will Fuel Your Wanderlust!

Who doesn’t love to travel quotes? From the very beginning, people were exploring and looking for the new places to go. Throughout the ages, adventures are the infinite source of inspiration for everyone. In this post we have gathered our favourite motivational travel quotes.

Not only they will fuel your wanderlust but also they will give you the power to start traveling RIGHT NOW. We know that far, overseas journeys may not be possible for everyone. But going somewhere on a budget or even visiting the new place in your own city, count as well.

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List of Motivational Travel Quotes:

1. The use of traveling is to regulate imagination with reality, and instead of thinking of how things may be, see them as they are. by Samuel Johnson

2. Travelling is awesome!

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3.  Travel is the best investment you can make in yourself. by Joel Sartore

4. You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf. by Jon Kabat-Zinn

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5. As with any journey, who you travel with is more important than your destination. by Gossip Girl

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6. I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list. by Susan Sontag

7. Life isn’t meant to be easy. It’s meant to be lived. Sometimes happy, other times rough. But with every up and down you learn lessons that make you strong. 

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8. Who lives sees. Who travels sees more.

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9. Not all those who wander are lost. by J.R.R. Tolkien

10. No matter where you live or visit in the world everyone smiles in the same language.

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11. What can be better than being free?

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12. People don’t take trips, trips take people. by John Steinbeck

13. Take only memories, leave only footprints. by Chief Seattle

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14. To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted. by Bill Bryson

15. We’re not born to just pay bills and die.

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16. It is not down in any map; true places never are. Herman Melville

17. When you are in the mountains, everyday is Friday.

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18. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. by Helen Keller

19. Great things never came from comfort zones.

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20. I travel a lot; I hate having my life disrupted by routine. by Caskie Stinnett

21. You’ll never know until you go! 

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22. Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey. by Babs Hoffman

23. One’s destination is never a place but a new way of seeing things. by Henry Miller

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24. Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. by Andre Gide

25. Those who travel live twice.

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26. Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind. by Seneca

27. To awaken alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world. by Freya Stark

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28. A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles. by Tim Cahill

29. The time to be happy is now.

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30. Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. by Neale Donald Walsch

31. Start living your dream life! by Karolina & Patryk

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32. He who would travel happily must travel light. by Antoine de St. Exupery

33. Travel is the best way to be lost and found in the same time. by Brenna Smith

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

35. Let’s travel!

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36. If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home. by James Michener 

37. To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries. by Aldous Huxley

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38. Keep moving forward.



39. You don’t have to be rich to travel well. by Eugene Fodor

40. Slow down and enjoy life. It’s not only the scenery you miss by going too far- you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.


41. Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.

42. Everyday is a journey and a journey itself is home. by Matsuo Basho

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43. Our happiest moments as tourists always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of something else. by Lawrence Block

44. It feels good to be lost in the right direction.


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45. The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page. by Saint Augustine

46. Never go on trips with anyone you do not love. Ernest Hemingway


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

48. Let’s just go!


49. The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you have. by Anna Quindlen

50. I travel because life is short and the world is huge.


51. Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground and a common bond and we cease to be alone. by Wendell Berry

52. Freedom is the oxygen of the soul. by Moshe Dayan

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53. There is no moment of delight in any pilgrimage like the beginning of it. by Charles Dudley Warner

54. Fall in love with as many things as possible.


55. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime. by Mark Twain

56. I love seeing new things.


57. Once in a while it really hits people that they don’t have to experience the world in the way they have been told to. by Alan Keightley

58. I have no special talents. I am just passionately curious. by Albert Einstein


59. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. by Mark Twain

60. Everyday is a chance to change your life.


61. Traveling– it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller. by Ibn Battuta

62. Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness. by Frank Tyger


63. We travel, some of us forever, to seek other places, other lives, other souls. by Anais Nin 

64. Don’t look back. You are not going that way. by Marcia Wallace


65. 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. by Ray Bradbury

66. Camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera. by Dorothea Lange


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

68. Be the change you want to see in the world. by Mahatma Gandhi


69. When overseas you learn more about your own country, than you do the place you’re visiting. by Clint Borgen

70. There’s not a country that I’ve visited I haven’t fallen in love with, whether it was for 10 minutes or 10 years.


71. The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends. by Shirley MacLaine

72. The best things in life are the people you love, the places you’ve seen, and the memories you’ve made along the way. 


73. A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions. by Oliver Wendell Holmes

74. Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world. by Gustave Flaubert


75. Remember that happiness is a way of travel– not a destination. by Roy M. Goodman

76. Your body is not a temple, it’s an amusement park. Enjoy the ride! by Anthony Bourdain


77. Adventure is worthwhile. by Aesop

78. The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion. by Albert Camus

the-only-way-to-deal-with-an-unfree-world-is-to-become-so-absolutely-free-that-your-very-existence-is-an-act-of-rebellion 79. The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready. by Henry David Thoreau

80. A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving. Lao Tzu


81The gladdest moment in human life, me thinks, is a departure into unknown lands. by Sir Richard Burton

82. A nomad I will remain for life, in love with distant and uncharted places. by Isabelle Eberhardt


83. Traveling tends to magnify all human emotions. by Peter Hoeg

84. No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow. by Lin Yutang


85. Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.

86. Travel is my therapy.


87. Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one of excitement and adventure. by Irving Wallace

88. When you give yourself to places, they give you yourself back. by Rebecca Solnit


89. No place is ever as bad as they tell you it’s going to be. by Chuck Thompson

90. Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness. by Mark Twain


91. Wherever you go, go with all your heart. by Confucius

92. Jobs fill your pocket. Adventures fill your soul. by Jaime Lyn Beatty


93. A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policing, and coercion are fruitless. We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us. by John Steinbeck

94. The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature. by Joseph Campbell 


95. Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit. by Frank Borman

96. Life was meant for great adventures!


97. It is better to travel well than to arrive. by Buddha

98. If you can’t live longer, live deeper.


99. We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. by T. S. Eliot

100. it doesn’t matter where you are going it’s who you have beside you.


101. To travel is to take a journey into yourself. by Danny Kaye

102. Travel is the ultimate inspiration.


103. The only question in life is whether or not you are going to answer a hearty ‘YES!’ to your adventure. by Joseph Campbell

104. Travel is about the gorgeous feeling of teetering in the unknown.


105. People who don’t travel cannot have a global view, all they see is what’s in front of them. Those people cannot accept new things because all they know is where they live. Martin Yan

106. Don’t be a tourist be a traveler.


107. Maybe the journey isn’t so much about becoming anything. Maybe it’s about un-becoming everything that isn’t really you, so you can be who you were meant to be in the first place.


108. Happiness only real when shared – Into the wild

109. Adventure is the best way to learn.


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