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Top famous travel quotes

It is better to travel well than to arrive.

— Buddha

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

One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more.

— Thomas Jefferson

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

— Saint Augustine

Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.

— Ernest Hemingway

What does it mean to pre-board? Do you get on before you get on?

— George Carlin

I dislike feeling at home when I am abroad.

— George Bernard Shaw

I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.

— Robert Louis Stevenson

We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.

— Anais Nin

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

— Cesare Pavese

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

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

— Aldous Huxley

Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education in the elder, a part of experience.

— Francis Bacon

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

The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.

— Gilbert K. Chesterton

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

— Helen Hayes

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

— Lin Yutang

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

— Benjamin Disraeli

He travels the fastest who travels alone.

— Rudyard Kipling

Travelers repose and dream among my leaves.

— William Blake

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

— George Eliot

To the lover of wilderness, Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world.

— John Muir

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

— William Hazlitt

A wise traveler never despises his own country.

— William Hazlitt

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

— Henny Youngman

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

— Al Gore

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

— Robert Benchley

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

— William Hazlitt

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

Travelers never think that they are the foreigners.

— Mason Cooley

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

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

— George Edward Moore

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

— Aristophanes

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

Every perfect traveler always creates the country where he travels.

— Nikos Kazantzakis

Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.

— Paul Theroux

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

When I go on Japanese Airlines, I really love it because I like Japanese food.

— Phil Collins

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

Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go.

— Truman Capote

We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.

— Hilaire Belloc

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

— James Cameron

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

— David Attenborough

Travel becomes a strategy for accumulating photographs.

— Susan Sontag

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

— George Ade

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

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

— Henry Adams

If one had but a single glance to give the world, one should gaze on Istanbul.

— Alphonse de Lamartine

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

When the traveler goes alone he gets acquainted with himself.

— Liberty Hyde Bailey

Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection.

— Lawrence Durrell

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

— Carmen Electra

Travel is glamorous only in retrospect.

— Paul Theroux

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

— Ella Maillart

You get educated by traveling.

— Solange Knowles

The hardest part is to travel, and to be away from your family.

— Glenn Tipton

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

— Eric Roberts

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

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

Travelling expands the mind rarely.

— Hans Christian Andersen

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

— Fanny Burney

Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by moments of stark terror.

— Al Boliska

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

— Lewis Hallam

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

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

— Lisa Snowdon

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

— Michael Palin

I get pretty much all the exercise I need walking down airport concourses carrying bags.

— Guy Clark

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

Traveling is seeing it is the implicit that we travel by.

— Cynthia Ozick

If you travel first class, you think first class and you are more likely to play first class.

— Ray Floyd

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

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

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

— Charles Spurgeon

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

— John D. Rockefeller

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

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

— Oscar Wilde

I had rather have a fool to make me merry than experience to make me sad and to travel for it too!

— William Shakespeare

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

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

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

— Ernest Hemingway

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

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

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

— Terry Brooks

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

To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive.

— Robert Louis Stevenson

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

You and I come by road or rail, but economists travel on infrastructure.

— Margaret Thatcher

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

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

I want to teach. I want to speak. I want to travel.

— Hillary Clinton

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

— William Blake

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

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

Travel teaches toleration.

— Benjamin Disraeli

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

Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse.

— Thomas Fuller

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

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

— Britney Spears

I do have to travel a lot for speaking engagements.

— P. J. O’Rourke

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

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

— Dave Barry

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

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

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

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

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

— Chief Joseph

Many of these famous travel quotes are the result of a collection from various sources; such as newspapers, magazines, bible, other speakers, write-ups, seminars, articles and websites and every effort has been made to give credit where it is due for the material contained herein.

Most of these famous travel quotes’ meanings are straight forward and easy to understand probably due to their simplicity or nature of their authors, and other famous travel quotes may sound like parables or proverbs which might be difficult to understand their meanings. When you come across difficult famous travel quotes, Please read the quote more than once or repeatedly until you get the meaning.

For some famous travel quotes, you must think deeply and apply wisdom before you can get their meanings. I believe you will learn and apply the lessons contained in some of these famous travel quotes in your life because some of these quotes have already influenced many peoples’ decisions and actions.

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