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20 Awesome Travel Quotes to Inspire Your Wanderlust

By BRITTANY HENDRY

trying not to get blown off the ridge

(Photo: M.ann.n)

When travelling to a new destination, it’s common to feel a little anxiety mixed in with anticipation. To help ease that feeling, we have compiled a list of 20 awesome, motivational, humorous and memorable quotes about travel that we hope will resonate with you.

1. “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – LAO TZU

2. “A journey is best measured in friends rather than miles.” –TIM CAHILL

3. “The traveller sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.” –G.K CHESTERTON

4.  “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

5. “There are two kinds of travel: first class and with children.” – ROBERT BENCHLEY

6. “To move, to breathe, to fly, to float,
To gain all while you give,
To roam the roads of lands remote,
To travel is to live” – HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN

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

8. “Just got back from a pleasure trip: I took my mother-in-law to the airport.” –HENNY YOUNGMAN

9. “Airplane travel is nature’s way of making you look like your passport.” –AL GORE

10. “Travel is more than seeing the sights; it is a change that goes on deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.” – MIRIAM BEARD

11. “I am a passionate traveller, and from the time I was a child, travel formed me as much as my formal education.” –DAVID ROCKEFELLER

12. “The world reveals itself to those who travel on foot.” –WERNER HERZOG

13. “I have found adventures in flying, in world travel, in business and even close at hand…Adventure is a state of mind- and spirit.” –JACQUELINE COCHRAN

14. “The overdressed traveller betrays more interest in being seen than in seeing, while the true traveller knows that the novel world about her serves as the most appropriate accessory.”- GREGORY MAGUIRE

15. “Through travel I first became aware of the outside world; it was through travel that I found my own introspective way into becoming a part of it.” –EUDORA WELTY

16. “Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travellers don’t know where they’re going.” –PAUL THEROUX

17. “Never hesitate to go far away beyond all seas, all frontiers, all countries, all belief.” –AMIN MAALOUF

18. “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” –MARCEL PROUST

19. “Once a year go some place you’ve never been before.” –DALAI LAMA

20. “A good traveller has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.” –LAO TZU

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