60+ Best Wander Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Wander is to walk around slowly in a relaxed way or without any clear purpose or direction. Profoundly inspirational wander quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

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Famous Wander Quotes

By experience we find out a short way by a long wandering. Roger Ascham

She was free in her wildness. She was a wanderess, a drop of free water. She belonged to no man and to no city. Roman Payne

Do not allow yourself to lose sight on the way to your future, while wandering in the darkness of the past. Lucas Hunter

I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled; the difference between the two being this, that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment. Hilaire Belloc

Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey. Pat Conroy

That’s the place to get to—nowhere. One wants to wander away from the world’s somewheres, into our own nowhere. D.H. Lawrence

Just to travel is rather boring, but to travel with a purpose is educational and exciting. Sargent Shriver

I have ridiculously bad eyesight, but I have learned to live with an impressionistic view. Life is a Monet painting. I wander around enjoying myopia. Milo Yiannopoulos

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And one’s wandering proved as sterile and pointless as the excitement produced by a close study of pornographic albums. Bruno Schulz

Sometimes it takes a wrong turn to get you to the right place. Mandy Hale

Let’s go together and go to different places and see different things. It’ll be fun! Togashi Yoshihiro

I can just let my curiosity wander unleashed. James C. Collins

Wandering between two worlds, one dead, The other powerless to be born. Matthew Arnold

Once you’ve started to leave, you will run your whole life. Charlotte Eriksson

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

Today’s scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments, and they wander off through equation after equation, and eventually build a structure which has no relation to reality. Nikola Tesla

Real travel requires a maximum of unscheduled wandering, for there is no other way of discovering surprises and marvels, which, as I see it, is the only good reason for not staying at home. Alan Watts

A person does not grow from the ground like a vine or a tree, one is not part of a plot of land. Mankind has legs so it can wander. Roman Payne

Some people keep wandering aimlessly from womb to tomb. They seek nothing and achieve nothing. Anonymous

There is no glory in star or blossom till looked upon by a loving eye; There is no fragrance in April breezes till breathed with joy as they wander by. William Cullen Bryant

Travel has a way of stretching the mind. The stretch comes not from travel’s immediate rewards, the inevitable myriad new sights, smells and sounds, but with experiencing firsthand how others do differently what we believed to be the right and only way. Ralph Crawshaw

Have we ever thought that being lost is our destination? Craig D. Lounsbrough

People travel to wonder at the height of the mountains, at the huge waves of the seas, at the long course of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars, and yet they pass by themselves without wondering. St. Augustine

The lifestyle that an artist can have, the freedom to wander in the landscape with no real pressure or deadlines, was a very attractive one. John Dyer

To behold the wandering moon, Riding near her highest noon, Like one that had been led astray through the heav’n’s wide pathless way; And oft, as if her head she bowed, Stooping through a fleecy cloud. John Milton

I am much inclined to live from my rucksack, and let my trousers fray as they like. Hermann Hesse

It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves in finding themselves. Andre Gide

We are so much the victims of abstraction that with the Earth in flames we can barely rouse ourselves to wander across the room and look at the thermostat. Terence McKenna

So we follow our wandering paths, and the very darkness acts as our guide and our doubts serve to reassure us. Jean-Pierre de Caussade

Wandering around the web is like living in a world in which every doorway is actually one of those science fiction devices which deposit you in a completely different part of the world when you walk through them. In fact, it isn’t like it, it is it. Douglas Adams

I am a free soul, singing my heart out by myself no matter where I go and I call strangers my friends because I learn things and find ways to fit them into my own world. Charlotte Eriksson

Top Wander Quotes

Intellectual despair results in neither weakness nor dreams, but in violence. It is only a matter of knowing how to give vent to one’s rage; whether one only wants to wander like madmen around prisons, or whether one wants to overturn them. Georges Bataille

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

The wanderlust rages like a fever within him. Raymond H. Huse

What is a Wanderess? Bound by no boundaries, contained by no countries, tamed by no time, she is the force of nature’s course. Roman Payne

It is quite cruel that a poet cannot wander through his regions of enchantment without having a critic, forever, like the old man of the sea, upon his back. Marianne Moore

What ever our wandering our happiness will always be found within a narrow compass, and in the middle of the objects more immediately within our reach. Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Most travel is best of all in the anticipation or the remembering; the reality has more to do with losing your luggage. Regina Nadelson

In his face there came to be a brooding peace that is seen most often in the faces of the very sorrowful or the very wise. But still he wandered through the streets of the town, always silent and alone. Carson McCullers

Our minds have a tendency to wander. To duck and feint and keep us at a slight remove from the moment at hand. Dani Shapiro

We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next to find ourselves. We travel to open our hearts and eyes and learn more about the world than our newspapers will accommodate. Pico Lyer

And that’s the wonderful thing about family travel: it provides you with experiences that will remain locked forever in the scar tissue of your mind. Dave Barry

The key to a wonderful life is to never stop wandering into wonder. Suzy Kassem

Had Cain been Scot, God would have changed his doom nor forced him wander, but confine him home. John Cleveland

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. Jawaharlal Nehru

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

All that is gold does not glitter; not all those who wander are lost; the old that is strong does not wither; deep roots are not reached by the frost. J.R.R. Tolkien

We know that in September, we will wander through the warm winds of summer’s wreckage. We will welcome summer’s ghost. Henry Rollins

The rocks were really big around the mountains and at times some rocks seemed as if they had been sculpted by some unknown artist. Avijeet Das

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

Trees go wandering forth in all directions with every wind, going and coming like ourselves, traveling with us around the sun two million miles a day, and through space heaven knows how fast and far! John Muir 

Wandering flushes a glory that fades with arrival. J.A. Baker

When you procrastinate, you’re more likely to let your mind wander. That gives you a better chance of stumbling onto the unusual and spotting unexpected patterns. Adam Grant

Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe. Anatole France

The symbol of joy today is travel. There is a wanderlust that infects the blood. Rollin A. Sawyer

We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment. Hilaire Belloc 

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