119 Quotes About Travel

Quotes About Travel

1. It is better to travel well than to arrive. – Buddha

2. Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends. – Maya Angelou

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

4. Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

5. The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page. – Saint Augustine

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

7. What does it mean to pre-board? Do you get on before you get on? – George Carlin

8. I dislike feeling at home when I am abroad. – George Bernard Shaw

9. I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move. – Robert Louis Stevenson

10. We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls. – Anais Nin

11. If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears. – Cesare Pavese

12. Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water. – W. C. Fields

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

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

15. I’ve always enjoyed traveling and having experience with different cultures and different people. But it’s also a wonderful thing to be able to benefit and enable research, not only in our country but around the world. – Laurel Clark

16. The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see. – Gilbert K. Chesterton

17. When traveling with someone, take large does of patience and tolerance with your morning coffee. – Helen Hayes

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

19. Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen. – Benjamin Disraeli

20. He travels the fastest who travels alone. – Rudyard Kipling

21. Travelers repose and dream among my leaves. – William Blake

22. Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us what we are. – George Eliot

23. To the lover of wilderness, Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world. – John Muir

24. It is not fit that every man should travel it makes a wise man better, and a fool worse. – William Hazlitt

25. A wise traveler never despises his own country. – William Hazlitt

26. Just got back from a pleasure trip: I took my mother-in-law to the airport. – Henny Youngman

27. Airplane travel is nature’s way of making you look like your passport photo. – Al Gore

28. In America there are two classes of travel – first class, and with children. – Robert Benchley

29. You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectures and descriptions in the world. – William Hazlitt

30. You define a good flight by negatives: you didn’t get hijacked, you didn’t crash, you didn’t throw up, you weren’t late, you weren’t nauseated by the food. So you are grateful. – Paul Theroux

31. Travelers never think that they are the foreigners. – Mason Cooley

32. The traveler was active he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes ‘sight-seeing.’ – Daniel J. Boorstin

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

34. Why, I’d like nothing better than to achieve some bold adventure, worthy of our trip. – Aristophanes

35. The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description one must travel through it one’s self to be acquainted with it. – Lord Chesterfield

36. Every perfect traveler always creates the country where he travels. – Nikos Kazantzakis

37. Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going. – Paul Theroux

38. Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living. – Miriam Beard

39. When I go on Japanese Airlines, I really love it because I like Japanese food. – Phil Collins

40. Traveling, you realize that differences are lost: each city takes to resembling all cities, places exchange their form, order, distances, a shapeless dust cloud invades the continents. – Italo Calvino

41. Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go. – Truman Capote

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

43. I love short trips to New York to me it is the finest three-day town on earth. – James Cameron

44. I think a major element of jetlag is psychological. Nobody ever tells me what time it is at home. – David Attenborough

45. Travel becomes a strategy for accumulating photographs. – Susan Sontag

46. The time to enjoy a European trip is about three weeks after unpacking. – George Ade

47. I never make a trip to the United States without visiting a supermarket. To me they are more fascinating than any fashion salon. – Wallis Simpson

48. Everyone carries his own inch rule of taste, and amuses himself by applying it, triumphantly, wherever he travels. – Henry Adams

49. If one had but a single glance to give the world, one should gaze on Istanbul. – Alphonse de Lamartine

50. I am not a great cook, I am not a great artist, but I love art, and I love food, so I am the perfect traveller. – Michael Palin

51. When the traveler goes alone he gets acquainted with himself. – Liberty Hyde Bailey

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

53. No matter where I’ve been overseas, the food stinks, except in Italy. – Carmen Electra

54. Travel is glamorous only in retrospect. – Paul Theroux

55. Certain travellers give the impression that they keep moving because only then do they feel fully alive. – Ella Maillart

56. You get educated by traveling. – Solange Knowles

57. The hardest part is to travel, and to be away from your family. – Glenn Tipton

58. My wife and I have so much fun when we travel and find anything… like stray cats and squirrels. – Eric Roberts

59. The attention of a traveller, should be particularly turned, in the first place, to the various works of Nature, to mark the distinctions of the climates he may explore, and to offer such useful observations on the different productions as may occur. – William Bartram

60. My parents and my grandfather on my mom’s side would travel the earth. They went to Australia and China, and they went to probably every soccer game I ever played. – Brandi Chastain

61. Travelling expands the mind rarely. – Hans Christian Andersen

62. Traveling is the ruin of all happiness! There’s no looking at a building after seeing Italy. – Fanny Burney

63. Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by moments of stark terror. – Al Boliska

64. A journey by Sea and Land, Five Hundred Miles, is not undertaken without money. – Lewis Hallam

65. In both business and personal life, I’ve always found that travel inspires me more than anything else I do. Evidence of the languages, cultures, scenery, food, and design sensibilities that I discover all over the world can be found in every piece of my jewelry. – Ivanka Trump

66. On long haul flights I always drink loads and loads of water and eat light and healthy food. – Lisa Snowdon

67. The trouble with travelling back later on is that you can never repeat the same experience. – Michael Palin

68. I get pretty much all the exercise I need walking down airport concourses carrying bags. – Guy Clark

69. When I’m in London I do have the convenience of being close to St James Park which is also good for me because it gives me an excuse to get out and get some much needed exercise! – David Blunkett

70. Traveling is seeing it is the implicit that we travel by. – Cynthia Ozick

71. If you travel first class, you think first class and you are more likely to play first class. – Ray Floyd

72. Travel, which was once either a necessity or an adventure, has become very largely a commodity, and from all sides we are persuaded into thinking that it is a social requirement, too. – Jan Morris

73. We are what our thoughts have made us so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live they travel far. – Swami Vivekananda

74. A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes. – Charles Spurgeon

75. If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success. – John D. Rockefeller

76. It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal. – Helen Keller

77. I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train. – Oscar Wilde

78. I had rather have a fool to make me merry than experience to make me sad and to travel for it too! – William Shakespeare

79. In college I never realized the opportunities available to a pro athlete. I’ve been given the chance to meet all kinds of people, to travel and expand my financial capabilities, to get ideas and learn about life, to create a world apart from basketball. – Michael Jordan

80. My message, especially to young people is to have courage to think differently, courage to invent, to travel the unexplored path, courage to discover the impossible and to conquer the problems and succeed. These are great qualities that they must work towards. This is my message to the young people. – Abdul Kalam

81. Writing and travel broaden your ass if not your mind and I like to write standing up. – Ernest Hemingway

82. When a place gets crowded enough to require ID’s, social collapse is not far away. It is time to go elsewhere. The best thing about space travel is that it made it possible to go elsewhere. – Robert A. Heinlein

83. The land created me. I’m wild and lonesome. Even as I travel the cities, I’m more at home in the vacant lots. – Bob Dylan

84. Hurt leads to bitterness, bitterness to anger, travel too far that road and the way is lost. – Terry Brooks

85. 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

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

87. Uncontrolled, the hunger and thirst after God may become an obstacle, cutting off the soul from what it desires. If a man would travel far along the mystic road, he must learn to desire God intensely but in stillness, passively and yet with all his heart and mind and strength. – Aldous Huxley

88. You and I come by road or rail, but economists travel on infrastructure. – Margaret Thatcher

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

90. People commonly travel the world over to see rivers and mountains, new stars, garish birds, freak fish, grotesque breeds of human they fall into an animal stupor that gapes at existence and they think they have seen something. – Soren Kierkegaard

91. I want to teach. I want to speak. I want to travel. – Hillary Clinton

92. The man who never in his mind and thoughts travel’d to heaven is no artist. – William Blake

93. Time travel used to be thought of as just science fiction, but Einstein’s general theory of relativity allows for the possibility that we could warp space-time so much that you could go off in a rocket and return before you set out. – Stephen Hawking

94. 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. – Gilbert K. Chesterton

95. Travel teaches toleration. – Benjamin Disraeli

96. All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to improve his own. And if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it. – Samuel Johnson

97. Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse. – Thomas Fuller

98. 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

99. The cool thing about being famous is traveling. I have always wanted to travel across seas, like to Canada and stuff. – Britney Spears

100. I do have to travel a lot for speaking engagements. – P. J. O’Rourke

101. Man is an artifact designed for space travel. He is not designed to remain in his present biologic state any more than a tadpole is designed to remain a tadpole. – William S. Burroughs

102. It always rains on tents. Rainstorms will travel thousands of miles, against prevailing winds for the opportunity to rain on a tent. – Dave Barry

103. Strange – is it not? That of the myriads who Before us passed the door of Darkness through, Not one returns to tell us of the road Which to discover we must travel too. – Horace

104. 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

105. I never saw a discontented tree. They grip the ground as though they liked it, and though fast rooted they travel about as far as we do. – John Muir

106. Travel and society polish one, but a rolling stone gathers no moss, and a little moss is a good thing on a man. – John Burroughs

107. Let me be a free man – free to travel, free to stop, free to work. – Chief Joseph

108. I just travel the world with my backpack and my cameras and a bunch of Clif bars. – Henry Rollins

109. We travel together, passengers on a little spaceship, dependent on it’s vulnerable reserves of air and soil, all committed, for our safety, to it’s security and peace. Preserved from annihilation only by the care, the work and the love we give our fragile craft. – Adlai E. Stevenson

110. The first time probably people really were aware of me, I unfortunately had the title of Showtime’s Funniest Person in America. And that’s a really tough title to travel around with when you’re not even known. – Ellen DeGeneres

111. To read a writer is for me not merely to get an idea of what he says, but to go off with him and travel in his company. – Andre Gide

112. To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself once in a while. – Josh Billings

113. I travel around the world constantly promoting my projects and endorsing products. Yes, I do get paid to go to parties in fact, I’m the person who started the whole trend of paid appearances. But when you see me at a party, I’m always working or promoting something. – Paris Hilton

114. Life is an unfoldment, and the further we travel the more truth we can comprehend. To understand the things that are at our door is the best preparation for understanding those that lie beyond. – Hypatia

115. The photograph reverses the purpose of travel, which until now had been to encounter the strange and unfamiliar. – Marshall McLuhan

116. The way to Heaven is ascending we must be content to travel uphill, though it be hard and tiresome, and contrary to the natural bias of our flesh. – Jonathan Edwards

117. I travel light. I think the most important thing is to be in a good mood and enjoy life, wherever you are. – Diane von Furstenberg

118. I want to see friends more and travel more. – Jennifer Aniston

119. An English man does not travel to see English men. – Laurence Sterne

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