Traveling changes you. It has the capacity to transform your thoughts and beliefs in life, help you realize new exciting opportunities, allow you to discover and learn new cultures, and make you fall in love. Traveling makes you happy – it surely makes me happy. Here are 40 of the best travel quotes to help rejuvenate your travel spirit!

1. “Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but, by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.” — Maya Angelou


2. “Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind.” — Anthony Bourdain


3. “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


4. “I travel to be replenished with beauty, for travel makes the beauty of this world seem like a Christmas that never ends.” — Carew Papritz


5. “When you’re traveling, you are what you are, right there and then. People don’t have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road.” — William Least Heat-Moon


6. “Travel doesn’t become adventure until you leave yourself behind.” — Marty Rubin


7. “Travel does what good novelists also do to the life of everyday, placing it like a picture in a frame or a gem in its setting, so that the intrinsic qualities are made more clear. Travel does this with the very stuff that everyday life is made of, giving to it the sharp contour and meaning of art.” — Freya Stark


8. “Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” — Dalai Lama


9. “It’s a funny thing coming home. Nothing changes. Everything looks the same, feels the same, even smells the same. You realize what’s changed is you.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald


10. “Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.” — Ray Bradbury


11. “Our happiest moments as tourists always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of something else.” — Lawrence Block


12. “Wanderlust is like itchy feet. It’s when you can’t settle down. But Wanderlove is much deeper than that…it’s a compulsion. It’s the difference between lust and love”. — Kirsten Hubbard


13. “Because the greatest part of a road trip isn’t arriving at your destination. It’s all the wild stuff that happens along the way.” — Emma Chase


14. “The urge to travel feels magnetic. Two of my favorite words are linked: departure time. And travel whets the emotions, turns upside down the memory bank, and the golden coins scatter.” — Frances Mayes


15. “Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you have traveled.” — Mohammed


16. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” — Helen Keller


17. “A nomad I will remain for life, in love with distant and uncharted places.” — Isabelle Eberhardt


18. “One does not travel, any more than one falls in love, to collect material. It is simply part of one’s life.” — Evelyn Waugh


19. “The impulse to travel is one of the hopeful symptoms of life.” — Agnes Repplier


20. “Travel experiences are emotionally loaded. Often there is excitement and stimulation. The tingle-factor though comes partly from the fact that we’re stressed, just a little.” — Jane Wilson-Howarth


21. “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” — Unknown


22. “We travel, some of us forever, to seek other places, other lives, other souls.” — Anais Nin


23. “Everywhere you travel to, be fully there.” — Lailah Gifty Akita


24. “See it, learn it, do it ALL.” — Jamie McCall


25. “Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one of excitement and adventure.” — Irving Wallace


26. “This wasn’t a strange place; it was a new one.” — Paolo Coehlo


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


28. “Not all who wander are lost.” — J.R.R.


29. “With age, comes wisdom. With travel, comes understanding.” — Sandra Lake


30. “I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” – Unknown


31. “Living in another culture, not just visiting it, has reshaped our view of the world.”— Nancy Petralia


32. “I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” — Mary Anne Radmacher


33. “Remember that happiness is a way of travel – not a destination.” — Roy M. Goodman


34. “Half the fun of the travel is the aesthetic of lostness.” — Ray Bradbury


35. “You will, if you’re wise and know the art of travel, let yourself go on the stream of the unknown and accept whatever comes in the spirit in which the gods may offer it.” — Freya Stark


36. “To live is to travel, on a voyage more epic than the odysseys of myth – not from place to place, but through the poignant strangeness of time.” — T.L Rese


37. “Travel opens your mind as few other things do. It is its own form of hypnotism, and I am forever under its spell.” — Libya Bray


38. “Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” — Scott Cameron


39. “We must take adventures in order to know where we truly belong.” — Anonymous


40. “So shut up, live, travel, adventure, bless and don’t be sorry.” — Jack Kerouac

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