Travel Quotes

Travel Quotes That Will Make You Buy That Plane Ticket

All digital nomads need a little inspiration every now and again. Check out our list of adventure-fueling quotes to help motivate you for that next big trip. Who knows, you might even find a new favorite!

Sometimes I can hear by bones straining under the weight of all the lives I’m not living.

Jonathan Safran Foer

Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.

Jennifer Lee

Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.

Ibn Battuta

And then there is the most dangerous risk of all — the risk of spending your life not doing what you want on the bet you can buy yourself the freedom to do it later.

Randy Komisar

To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.

Bill Bryson

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.

Andre Gide

When you travel, you’re forced to have new thoughts. “Is this alley safe?” “Is this the right bus?” “Was this meat ever a house pet?” It doesn’t even matter what the new thoughts are, it feels so good to just have some variety. And it’s a reboot for your brain. I can feel the neurons making new connections again with new problems to solve, clawing their way back to their nimbler, younger days.

Kristin Newman

Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.

Jack Kerouac

Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by.

Robert Frost

Adventure is a path. Real adventure–self-determined, self-motivated, often risky–forces you to have firsthand encounters with the world. The world the way it is, not the way you imagine it. Your body will collide with the earth and you will bear witness. In this way you will be compelled to grapple with the limitless kindness and bottomless cruelty of humankind – and perhaps realize that you yourself are capable of both. This will change you. Nothing will ever again be black-and-white.

Mark Jenkins

I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.

Mary Anne Radmacher

A ship in harbor is safe—but that is not what ships are built for.

John A. Shedd

When all’s said and done, all roads lead to the same end. So it’s not so much which road you take, as how you take it.

Charles de Lint

It’s like, at the end, there’s this surprise quiz: Am I proud of me? I gave my life to become the person I am right now. Was it worth what I paid?

Richard Bach

I knew that if I allowed fear to overtake me, my journey was doomed. Fear, to a great extent, is born of a story we tell ourselves, and so I chose to tell myself a different story from the one women are told. I decided I was safe. I was strong. I was brave. Nothing could vanquish me.

Susan Sontag

I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.

Susan Sontag

What’s your favorite travel inspired quote? Share with us in the comments below!

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