• Selina Kyle

21 Travel Quotes to Spice Up Your Travel Enthusiasm

Whether you are planning for a trip or simply needing motivation to travel for a good old nature trip are a hike - a small travel quote always helps. So here is a small collection of our favorite travel quotes (and very few ads) to inspire and motivate you to go on your next exploration trip.



As a disclaimer, none of these quotes are mine and simply found them online. I grouped the ones that I thought were more relevant in this article. The actual credit for these quotes goes to the original person who came up with them.


When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money.

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

Life is short and the world is wide.

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


We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.

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

I would rather own a little and see the world than own the world and see a little of it.



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

The worst thing about being a tourist is having other tourists recognize you as a tourist.

A good traveler has no fixed plans, and has no intent on arriving.

You can shake the sand from your shoes, but it will never leave your soul.


A great way to learn about your country is to leave it.

Own only what you can always carry with you: known languages, known countries, known people. Let your memory be your travel bag.

Travel is never a matter of money but of courage.



There is nothing safer than flying, it’s the crashing that’s dangerous.

“I wish I had never gone traveling” said no one ever.

Our happiest moments as tourists always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of something else.

Travel is the only thing you can buy that makes you richer.


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

Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.

A ship in a harbor is safe, but it's not what ships are built for.