20 Travel Quotes to Kickstart your Adventure

Bitten by the travel bug?
I put together 20 inspirational quotes to kickstart your life of travel.
Start your adventure now!

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

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

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3. “One’s destination is never a place but a new way of seeing things.” — Henry Miller

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4. “One day, you will wake up and there won’t be any more time to do the things you’ve always wanted. Do it now.”
— Paulo Coelho

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5. “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” — Lao Tzu

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6. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” — Hellen Keller

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7. “Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things 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

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8. “Of all the books in the world, the best stories are found between the pages of a passport.” — Saber Ben Hassen

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9. “Escape and breathe the air of new places.” — Anonymous

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10. “We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.” —  Anonymous

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11. “Dare to live the life you’ve always wanted.”

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12. “Life is an adventure. Take risks.” —  Anonymous

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13. “Not all girls are made of sugar and spice and everything nice. Some girls are made of adventure, fine beer, brains, and no fear.” — Anonymous

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14. “Travel far enough you meet yourself.” — David Mitchell

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15. “A year from now, you’ll wish you started today.” — Karen Lamb

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16. “Don’t tell me how educated you are. Tell me how much you’ve traveled.” — Mohammed

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17. “When was the last time you did something for the first time?” — John C. Maxwell

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18. “There is meaning in every journey that is unknown to the traveler.” — Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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19. “In the end, we only regret the chances we didn’t take.”

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20. “And when it was over, nothing defined us, other than the moments that made us feel free.” — R.M. Drake

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Travel Quotes to Kickstart your adventure

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April is a 20ish-year-old daydreamer who thinks that life is as beautiful as the summer she was born. When she’s not playing her guitar or reading her favorite book, she’s outside exploring places with childlike wonder. Take a peek into her world and follow her as she wonders and wanders.


  1. The quotes are as inspiring as the pictures with them. They are definitely igniting travel lust inside me. Travel is wonder.

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