Travel Quote

“Not all those who wander are lost.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien

 

 

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

 

 

“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.”
― Terry Pratchett

 

 

“Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.”
― Anna Quindlen

 

 

 

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”
― Lao Tzu

 

 

“Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.”
― Anita Desai

 

 

 

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.”
― Mark Twain

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.”
― Ursula K. Le Guin

 

 

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

 

 

“I am awfully greedy; I want everything from life. I want to be a woman and to be a man, to have many friends and to have loneliness, to work much and write good books, to travel and enjoy myself, to be selfish and to be unselfish… You see, it is difficult to get all which I want. And then when I do not succeed I get mad with anger.”
― Simone de Beauvoir

 

 

 

“I address you all tonight for who you truly are: wizards, mermaids, travelers, adventurers, and magicians. You are the true dreamers.”
― Brian Selznick

 

 

 

“What is that feeling when you’re driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? – it’s the too-huge world vaulting us, and it’s good-bye. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies.”
― Jack Kerouac

 

 

“Travel brings power and love back into your life.”
― Rumi Jalalud-Din

 

 

 

“We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.”
― anaïs nin

 

 

“Now more than ever do I realize that I will never be content with a sedentary life, that I will always be haunted by thoughts of a sun-drenched elsewhere.”
― Isabelle Eberhardt

 

 

 

“Travel far enough, you meet yourself.”
― David Mitchell

 

 

“The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.”
― G.K. Chesterton

 

 

“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

 

 

I read; I travel; I become
“I read; I travel; I become”
― Derek Walcott

 

 

 

“All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien

 

 

“We leave something of ourselves behind when we leave a place, we stay there, even though we go away. And there are things in us that we can find again only by going back there.”
― Pascal Mercier

 

 

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

 

 

“Every dreamer knows that it is entirely possible to be homesick for a place you’ve never been to, perhaps more homesick than for familiar ground.”
― Judith Thurman

 

 

 

“I think you travel to search and you come back home to find yourself there.”
― Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

 

 

“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.”
― Gustave Flaubert

 

 

“In books I have traveled, not only to other worlds, but into my own.”
― Anna Quindlen

 

 

“because he had no place he could stay in without getting tired of it and because there was nowhere to go but everywhere, keep rolling under the stars…”
― Jack Kerouac

 

 

“But that’s the glory of foreign travel, as far as I am concerned. I don’t want to know what people are talking about. I can’t think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything. Suddenly you are five years old again. You can’t read anything, you have only the most rudimentary sense of how things work, you can’t even reliably cross a street without endangering your life. Your whole existence becomes a series of interesting guesses.”
― Bill Bryson

 

 

 

“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

 

 

“A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.”
― George Augustus Moore

 

 

“Travel brings wisdom only to the wise. It renders the ignorant more ignorant than ever.”
― Joe Abercrombie

 

 

“No matter where you are, you’re always a bit on your own, always an outsider.”
― Banana Yoshimoto

 

 

“My dream is to walk around the world. A smallish backpack, all essentials neatly in place. A camera. A notebook. A traveling paint set. A hat. Good shoes. A nice pleated (green?) skirt for the occasional seaside hotel afternoon dance.”
― Maira Kalman

 

 

“Self-consciousness kills communication.”
― Rick Steves

 

 

“When one is traveling, everything looks brighter and lovelier. That does not mean it IS brighter and lovelier; it just means that sweet, kindly home suffers in comparison to tarted-up foreign places with all their jewels on.”
― Catherynne M. Valente

 

 

“Every one of a hundred thousand cities around the world had its own special sunset and it was worth going there, just once, if only to see the sun go down.”
― Ryu Murakami

 

 

“The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.”
― Christopher McCandless

 

 

“No man is brave that has never walked a hundred miles. If you want to know the truth of who you are, walk until not a person knows your name. Travel is the great leveler, the great teacher, bitter as medicine, crueler than mirror-glass. A long stretch of road will teach you more about yourself than a hundred years of quiet.”
― Patrick Rothfuss

 

 

“It is always sad to leave a place to which one knows one will never return. Such are the melancolies du voyage: perhaps they are one of the most rewarding things about traveling.”
― Gustave Flaubert

 

 

“Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground and a common bond and we cease to be alone.”
― Wendell Berry

 

 

“Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own.”
― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

 

“The world is a book, and those who don’t travel only read one page.”
― St Augustine

 

 

“Books are not about passing time. They’re about other lives. Other worlds. Far from wanting time to pass, one just wishes one had more of it. If one wanted to pass the time one could go to New Zealand.”
― Alan Bennett

 

 

“I saw in their eyes something I was to see over and over in every part of the nation- a burning desire to go, to move, to get under way, anyplace, away from any Here. They spoke quietly of how they wanted to go someday, to move about, free and unanchored, not toward something but away from something. I saw this look and heard this yearning everywhere in every states I visited. Nearly every American hungers to move.”
― John Steinbeck

 

 

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.”
― Mark Twain

 

 

“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

 

“So I find words I never thought to speak

In streets I never thought I should revisit

When I left my body on a distant shore.”
― T.S. Eliot

 

 

“There are several ways to react to being lost. One is to panic: this was usually Valentina’s first impulse. Another is to abandon yourself to lostness, to allow the fact that you’ve misplaced yourself to change the way you experience the world.”
― Audrey Niffenegger

 

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