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25 Interesting Quotes about Travel

Updated on March 15, 2013

Inspiring Travel Quotes

Most of the travelers will have something to tell about travel from their own experiences. It is interesting to read their opinion and their experiences might be inspiring to others.  Let's read some of the quotes which I combined from various sources. 

1. When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.

- Clifton Fadiman

2. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.

-Helen Keller

3.Travel is the frivolous part of serious lives, and the serious part of frivolous ones..

- Anne Sophie Swetchine

4. To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.

-Freya Stark

5. Travel only with thy equals or thy betters; if there are none, travel alone. -

-The Dhammapada

6. One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.

- Henry Miller

7. 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

8.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

9. The worst thing about being a tourist is having other tourists recognize you as a tourist.

- Russell Baker

10. There is no moment of delight in any pilgrimage like the beginning of it..

- Charles Dudley Warner

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11. As a woman, I have no country.  As a woman, my country is the world.

Virginia Woolf

12. To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive.

- Robert Louis Stevenson

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

- Seneca

14. The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. -

- Lao Tzu

15. Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.

- Benjamin Disraeli

16. When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money.

-Susan Heller

17. A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.

- John Steinbeck

18. A man travels the world over in search of what he needs, and returns home to find it.

-George Moore

19. Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.

- Mark Twain

20. The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.

- St. Augustine

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

- Lin Yutang

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

- Anatole France

23. The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one's own country as a foreign land.

- G.K. Chesterton

24. Everywhere is nowhere. When a person spends all his time in foreign travel, he ends by having many acquaintances, but no friends.

- Seneca

25. The time to enjoy a European trip is about three weeks aftr unpacking.

- George Ade


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    • lex123 profile image

      lex123 2 years ago

      Thanks for stopping by. I'm glad to know that you liked the collection.

    • Julie K Henderson profile image

      Julie K Henderson 2 years ago

      This is a great collection of travel quotes. A few of them I was already familiar with, and others were new to me. Well done!

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      Grafika Cikole 4 years ago from Bandung

      A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it. - John Steinbeck-

      I laughed reading it .. traveled it was fun as when I went to one of the unique tourist attractions in the middle of a pine forest. Maybe you can see it here

    • lex123 profile image

      lex123 5 years ago

      Glad to know that you enjoyed the collection of the memorable quotes. Thanks for dropping by and leaving a comment.

    • Prakash Dighe profile image

      Prakash Dighe 5 years ago from Dallas, Texas, USA

      As one who loves traveling, I enjoyed this collection of some memorable quotes.

    • lex123 profile image

      lex123 7 years ago

      Thanks simeonvisser for reading the hub and pointing out the error. I have just corrected it.

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      simeonvisser 7 years ago

      Great quotes! I must say that number 11 and number 20 are the same though.