Quotes on Travel

“Only the road and the dawn, the sun, the wind, and the rain,
And the watch fire under stars, and sleep, and the road again.”
― John Masefield

“From this point forward, you don’t even know how to quit in life.”
~ Aaron Lauritsen

“Let those who wish have their respectability- I wanted freedom, freedom to indulge in whatever caprice struck my fancy, freedom to search in the farthermost corners of the earth for the beautiful, the joyous, and the romantic.”
― Richard Halliburton

“He didn’t really like travel, of course. He liked the idea of travel, and the memory of travel, but not travel itself.”
― Julian Barnes

“I’m with you in Rockland
in my dreams you walk dripping from a sea-journey on the highway across America in tears to the door of my cottage in the Western night.”
― Allen Ginsberg

“The value of your travels does not hinge on how many stamps you have in your passport when you get home — and the slow nuanced experience of a single country is always better than the hurried, superficial experience of forty countries.”
― Rolf Potts

Every journey conceals another journey within its lines: the path not taken and the forgotten angle.”
― Jeanette Winterson

“No matter how far you travel, you can never get away from yourself. It’s like your shadow. It follows you everywhere. -Komura”
― Haruki Murakami

“Every journey conceals another journey within its lines: the path not taken and the forgotten angle.”
― Jeanette Winterson

“No matter how far you travel, you can never get away from yourself. It’s like your shadow. It follows you everywhere. -Komura”
― Haruki Murakami

“Ships are my arrows, the sea my bow, the world my target.”
― Robert Thier

“It is better to fill your head with useless knowledge than no knowledge at all.”
― Jim Hinckley

“When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.”
― Clifton Fadiman

“Most of the time, beauty lies in the simplest of things.”
― Winna Efendi

“How many cities have revealed themselves to me in the marches I undertook in the pursuit of books!”
― Walter Benjamin

“You can’t understand a city without using its public transportation system.”
― Erol Ozan

“One travels long distances not solely for large gatherings, but for something more intangible. I have always gone out on a limb for love. A dangerous, romantic, disappointing way to live.”
― Jennifer Ball

“The best traveler is one without a camera.”
― Kamand Kojouri

“I wonder if the ocean smells different on the other side of the world.”
― J.A. Redmerski

“The person you have known a long tme is embedded in you like a jewel. The person you have just met casts out a few glistening beams & you are fascinated to see more of them. How many more are there? With someone you’ve barely met the curiosity is intoxicating.”
― Naomi Shihab Nye

“Only it seems to me that once in your life before you die you ought to see a country where they don’t talk in English and don’t even want to.”
― Thornton Wilder

“Men read maps better than women because only men can understand the concept of an inch equaling a hundred miles.”
― Roseanne Barr

“Did you ever notice that the first piece of luggage on the carousel never belongs to anyone?”
― Erma Bombeck


“The farther you go, however, the harder it is to return. The world has many edges, and it’s easy to fall off.”
― Anderson Cooper

“Don’t let your luggage define your travels, each life unravels differently.”
― Shane Koyczan

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

“There’s a part of me that thinks perhaps we go on existing in a place even after we’ve left it.”
― Colum McCann

“The Wanderlust has got me… by the belly-aching fire”
― Robert W. Service

“No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow. ”
― Lin Yutang

But the beauty is in the walking — we are betrayed by destinations.”
― Gwyn Thomas

“Everything will be alright in the end so if it is not alright it is not the end.”
― Deborah Moggach

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