Travel quotes

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

Space travel for everyone is the next frontier in the human experience.
Buzz Aldrin

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

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

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

Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit.
– Frank Borman

Wherever you go, go with all your heart.
Confucius

I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it.
– Rosalia de Castro

I see travelling as a great learning process, and my biggest dream is to travel the world.
– Pooja Hegde

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

The traveller has reached the end of the journey!
Edmund Burke

To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive.
– Robert Louis Stevenson

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

I’m very happy with my life and career, but I do find myself having serious attacks of nostalgia, and I don’t quite know why. Even though I’ve got to travel the world and do amazing things, I still want to go back to my teenage years and change little aspects of it. It’s strange, but it does continue to bug me.
– Edgar Wright

I still make sure to go, at least once every year, to a country where things cannot be taken for granted, and where there is either too much law and order or too little.
Christopher Hitchens

I would wear the blue overalls of the fieldworker and often wore round, rimless glasses known as Mazzawati teaglasses. I had a car, and I wore a chauffeur’s cap with my overalls. The pose of chauffeur was convenient because I could travel under the pretext of driving my master’s car.
Nelson Mandela

Look at anyone’s bookcase at home, no matter how modest, and you’re going to find a book that contains wisdom or ideas or a language that’s at least a thousand years old. And the idea that humans have created a mechanism to time travel, to hurl ideas into the future, it sort of bookends. Books are a time machine.
– Jonathan Nolan

People travel and hunt on the sea ice – in Alaska, they hunt in skin boats for bowhead whales; in Greenland, they hunt with dogsleds. The ice is their highway. The ice is also the ecosystem in which marine mammals and terrestrial animals such as polar bears exist.
– Gretel Ehrlich

The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the acts of greed in the headlines.
– Charles Kuralt

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

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

Japan, not only a mega-busy city that thrives on electronics and efficiency, actually has an almost sacred appreciation of nature. One must travel outside of Tokyo to truly experience the ‘old Japan’ and more importantly feel these aspects of Japanese culture.
– Apolo Ohno

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

I travel light. I think the most important thing is to be in a good mood and enjoy life, wherever you are.
– Diane von Furstenberg

I love to travel, but hate to arrive.
– Hernan Cortes

Travelling expands the mind rarely.
– Hans Christian Andersen

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

The world reveals itself to those who travel on foot.
– Werner Herzog

To travel is to take a journey into yourself.
– Danny Kaye

I don’t feel restless, I just like to travel.
Brad Pitt

The world is getting more connected through technology and travel. Cuisines are evolving. Some people are scared of globalization, but I think people will always take pride in cultural heritage.
– John Mackey

Time travel is such a magic concept.
– Matt Smith

The beauty of reading is that it lets you travel in a way you could never know.
– Alek Wek

I never travel without my sketch book.
– Ian Wright

The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
Saint Augustine

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

When I travel, I connect with creative people in all different fields and disciplines. It’s sort of just to keep my finger on the pulse of what’s going on. I think that’s important.
– Mark Parker

It would take six months to get to Mars if you go there slowly, with optimal energy cost. Then it would take eighteen months for the planets to realign. Then it would take six months to get back, though I can see getting the travel time down to three months pretty quickly if America has the will.
Elon Musk

Great theater continues to bind us, one to the other, and most of us will travel far and wide to see a good story told well.
– Kenny Leon

As I get older, the things that I want are starting to make more sense. Being able to travel makes me happy, and I am a person that lives in the moment. I also want to live a good life. Traveling makes everyday issues seem so much smaller and really changes my perspective on things.
– Jacqueline MacInnes Wood

Being in Blur has allowed me to travel and hear the music that’s being made all over the world.
– Damon Albarn

The best education I have ever received was through travel.
– Lisa Ling

Many a trip continues long after movement in time and space have ceased.
John Steinbeck

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

It is better to travel well than to arrive.
Buddha

Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.
– Matsuo Basho

Paris is always a good idea.
Audrey Hepburn

Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.
Ernest Hemingway

For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return.
Leonardo da Vinci

Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection.
– Lawrence Durrell

Songs really are like a form of time travel because they really have moved forward in a bubble. Everyone who’s connected with it, the studio’s gone, the musicians are gone, and the only thing that’s left is this recording which was only about a three-minute period maybe 70 years ago.
– Tom Waits

People will travel anywhere for good food – it’s crazy.
– Rene Redzepi

As you begin to create more destinations, that will naturally create a stronger economic pipeline for space. And just as we have been the leader of commercial air travel for the first century, as we look to the second century of aviation, I would expect Boeing to be the leader in both air and space travel.
– Dennis Muilenburg

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

Airplanes may kill you, but they ain’t likely to hurt you.
– Satchel Paige

Each and every one of the security measures we implement serves an important goal: providing safe and efficient air travel for the millions of people who rely on our aviation system every day.
– Janet Napolitano

When I’m home, I spend Sunday with my husband. If we’re not cooking, we travel around in our camper, stop at fast-food restaurants, and picnic. We love that stuff that will harden your arteries in a hurry.
Dolly Parton

Doing Shakespeare once is not fair to the play. I have been in Shakespeare plays when it’s not until the last two or three performances when I even understand certain things. In the old days star actors would travel the world doing the same parts over and over again.
Al Pacino