Traveling Sayings and Quotes

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


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

Daranna Gidel

Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.     

Ernest Hemingway

Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.     

Benjamin Disraeli

Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey.     

Barbara Hoffman

Travel only with thy equals or thy betters; if there are none, travel alone.      

The Dhammapada

Traveling solo does not always mean you're alone. Most often, you meet marvelous people along the way and make connections that last a lifetime.     

Jacqueline Boone

You'll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.     

Dr. Seuss

If you don't know where you're going, any road will get you there.     

Lewis Carroll

Take only memories, leave only footprints.     

Chief Seattle

Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.     

Miriam Beard

Travel is never a matter of money, but of courage.     

Paulo Coelho

Travelling 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

The journey not the arrival matters.     

T. S. Eliot

The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.     

G.K. Chesterton

Travel penetrates your consciousness, but not in a rational way.     

Milton Glaser

One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.     

Henry Miller

Too often travel, instead of broadening the mind, merely lengthens the conversations.     

Elizabeth Drew

I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.     

Anita Desai

Don't let your luggage define your travels, each life unravels differently.     

Shane Koyczan

To get away from one's working environment is, in a sense, to get away from one's self; and this is often the chief advantage of travel and change.     

Charles Horton Cooley

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

Saint Augustine

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

Paul Theroux

The gladdest moment in human life, me thinks, is a departure into unknown lands.     

Sir Richard Burton

Too often travel, instead of broadening the mind, merely lengthens the conversation.     

Elizabeth Drew

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

Ibn Battuta

One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.     

Henry Miller

To travel is to take a journey into yourself.      

Danny Kaye

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.     

Mark Twain

Experience, travel – these are as education in themselves.     

Euripides