48+ Best Short Travel Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational short travel quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

Famous Travel Quotes

Travel around the world is amazing. New people. New-found family, really. – Dhani Jones

The ideal is to feel at home anywhere, everywhere. – Geoff Dyer

Traveling tends to magnify all human emotions. – Peter Hoeg

Travel brings wisdom only to the wise. It renders the ignorant more ignorant than ever. – Joe Abercrombie

Whenever you go on a trip to visit foreign lands or distant places, remember that they are all someone’s home and backyard. – Vera Nazarian

The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience. – Eleanor Roosevelt

Traveling is a fool’s paradise. Our first journeys discover to us the indifference of places. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Traveling is like flirting with life. It’s like saying, I would stay and love you, but I have to go; this is my station. – Lisa St. Aubin de Teran

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

You lose sight of things and when you travel, everything balances out. – Daranna Gidel

Travel is the frivolous part of serious lives, and the serious part of frivolous ones. – Anne Sophie Swetchine

Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost. – Erol Ozan

Travel brings power and love back into your life. – Rumi

One recognizes one’s course by discovering the paths that stray from it. – Albert Camus

See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories. Ask for no guarantees, ask for no security. – Ray Bradbury

Wherever you go, go with all your heart. – Confucius

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

All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware. – Martin Buber

Travelling expands the mind rarely. – Hans Christian Andersen

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

To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive. – Robert Louis Stevenson

Traveling outgrows its motives. It soon proves sufficient in itself. You think you are making a trip, but soon it is making you or unmaking you. – Nicolas Bouvier

Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection. – Lawrence Durrell

It is not the destination where you end up but the mishaps and memories you create along the way! – Penelope Riley

Experience, travel these are as education in themselves – Euripides

For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return. – Leonardo da Vinci

Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit. – Frank Borman

It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end. – Ursula K. Le Guin

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

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

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

Only the traveling is good which reveals to me the value of home and enables me to enjoy it better. – Henry David Thoreau

Travel is seeking the lost paradise. It is the supreme illusion of love. – Anais Nin

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 Andersen

Take only memories, leave only footprints. – Chief Seattle

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

Let your memory be your travel bag. – Alexander Solzhenitsyn

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

The true fruit of travel is perhaps the feeling of being nearly everywhere at home. – Freya Stark

Perhaps we share stories in much the same spirit that explorers share maps, hoping to speed each other’s journey, but knowing that the journey we make will be our own. – Gloria Steinem

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

To see the world, things dangerous to come to, to see behind walls, draw closer, to find each other, and to feel. That is the purpose of life. – Walter Mitty

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

The grand tour is just the inspired man’s way of heading home. – Paul Theroux

One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more. – Thomas Jefferson

A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it. – George A. Moore

Travel penetrates your consciousness, but not in a rational way. – Milton Glaser

Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience. – Francis Bacon