Short Travel Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old short travel quotes, short travel sayings, and short travel proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Travel around the world is amazing. New people. New-found family, really.     

Dhani Jones

The ideal is to feel at home anywhere, everywhere.     

Geoff Dyer

Traveling tends to magnify all human emotions.     

Peter Hoeg

Travel brings wisdom only to the wise. It renders the ignorant more ignorant than ever.     

Joe Abercrombie

Whenever you go on a trip to visit foreign lands or distant places, remember that they are all someone's home and backyard.     

Vera Nazarian

The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

Traveling is a fool's paradise. Our first journeys discover to us the indifference of places.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Traveling is like flirting with life. It's like saying, I would stay and love you, but I have to go; this is my station.     

Lisa St. Aubin de Teran

One of the great things about travel is you find out how many good, kind people there are.     

Edith Wharton

You lose sight of things and when you travel, everything balances out.     

Daranna Gidel

Travel is the frivolous part of serious lives, and the serious part of frivolous ones.     

Anne Sophie Swetchine

Some beautiful paths can't be discovered without getting lost.     

Erol Ozan

Travel brings power and love back into your life.     


One recognizes one's course by discovering the paths that stray from it.     

Albert Camus

See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories. Ask for no guarantees, ask for no security.     

Ray Bradbury

Wherever you go, go with all your heart.     


To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.     

Aldous Huxley

All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.     

Martin Buber

Travelling expands the mind rarely.     

Hans Christian Andersen

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

Ibn Battuta

To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

Traveling outgrows its motives. It soon proves sufficient in itself. You think you are making a trip, but soon it is making you or unmaking you.     

Nicolas Bouvier

Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection.     

Lawrence Durrell

It is not the destination where you end up but the mishaps and memories you create along the way!     

Penelope Riley

Experience, travel these are as education in themselves     


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

Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit.     

Frank Borman

It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.     

Ursula K. Le Guin

Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.     


Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.     

Gustave Flaubert