Some of the best travel quotes of all time

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Are you going on a trip? Need inspiration to go on one? Let us help you with these amazing timeless travel quotes handpicked by us.

  1. “Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you traveled.” – Mohammed

  2. “He who does not travel does not know the value of men.” – Moorish proverb

  3. “People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home.” – Dagobert D. Runes

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

  5. “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

  6. “You may have the universe if I may have Italy.” Gilseppe Verdi

  7. “Too often. . .I would hear men boast of the miles covered that day, rarely of what they had seen.” – Louis L’Amour

  8. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain

  9. All Joruneys have secret destinations of which the traveller is unaware. – Martin Buber

  10. “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

  11. “Once in a while it really hits people that they don’t have to experience the world in the way they have been told to.” – Alan Keightley

  12. “I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” – Susan Sontag

  13. “One always begins to forgive a place as soon as it’s left behind.” – Charles Dickens

  14. “He who has seen one cathedral ten times has seen something; he who has seen ten cathedrals once has seen but little; and he who has spent half an hour in each of a hundred cathedrals has seen nothing at all.” – Sinclair Lewis

  15. “The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.” – G. K. Chesterton

  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. “It is solved by walking.” – Algerian proverb

  18. “Nothing is more dangerous within a mans adventurous spirit than a secure future.” – John Krakauer

  19. “We are born strangers in a strange land, and remain so. Travel simply reminds us
    of this essential truth. The transmission of a powerful story, one human to
    another, is an alchemical activity in which we are enlarged and changed.” – Richard Halliburton

  20. “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page” – St. Augustine

  21. “A journey is best measured in friends rather than miles” – Till Cahill

  22. “Men can starve from a lack of self-realization as much as they can from a lack of bread.” – Richard Wright

  23. This one is our favorite: “The world is a book, and those who do not travel, read only a page.” – St. Augustine

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