17 Travel Quotes That Will Inspire Your Next Adventure
I am such a sucker for an inspiring quote and have spent more hours digesting thousands of beautiful words than I would like to admit!
Here are (in no particular order) 17 of my favorite travel quotes which inspired me to move abroad, and which continue to feed my relentless wanderlust.
“And then there is the most dangerous risk of all — the risk of spending your life not doing what you want on the bet you can buy yourself the freedom to do it later.”- Randy Komisar
“It’s a funny thing coming home. Nothing changes. Everything looks the same, feels the same. Even smells the same. You realize what’s changed is you.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald
“If you’re too comfortable it’s time to move on. Terrified of what’s next? You’re on the right track.” – Susan Fales-Hill
“Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” – Dali Lama
“A journey of a thousand miles, begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu
“I’m in love with cities I have never been to and people I have never met.” – John Green
“Traveling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things: air, sleep, dreams, sea, the sky. All things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of it.” – Cesare Pavese
“Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.” – Jack Kerouac
“Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.” -Benjamin Disraeli
“Escape and breathe the air of new places” – Unknown
“Remember when you travel, that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It’s designed to make its own people comfortable.” – Clifton Fadiman
“Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.”― Anita Desai
“Travel sparks our imagination, feeds our curiosity & reminds us how much we all have in common.” – Deborah Lloyd
“To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the most pleasant sensations in the world. You are surrounded by adventure.” – Frya Stark
“You get a strange feeling when you’re about to leave a place, like you’ll not only miss the people you love but you’ll miss the person you are now at this time and this place, because you’ll never be this way ever again.” – Azar Nafisi
“Don’t live the same year 75 times and call it a life.” – Robin S. Sharma
“Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.” – Mary Ritter Beard
There ya have it! Those are some of my favorite travel quotes – feel free to pin any which you also like!
Let me know what your favorite quote is in the comments below 🙂