Travelling Sayings and Quotes

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

Not until we are lost do we begin to find ourselves.     

Henry David Thoreau

People don't take trips, trips take people.     

John Steinbeck

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

Augustine of Hippo

Once a year, go somewhere you have never been before.     

Dalai Lama

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

Gustave Flaubert

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


The journey not the arrival matters.     

T.S. Eliot

Don't listen to what they say, go see.     

Chinese Proverb

The journey is the destination.     

Dan Eldon

To travel is to live.     

Hans Christian Andersen

We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.     


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

Henry Miller

He travels the fastest who travels alone.     

Rudyard Kipling

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.     

Lao Tzu

Don't tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you travelled.     


To travel is to take a journey into yourself.     

Danny Kaye

Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.     

Francis Bacon

Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse.     

Thomas Fuller

Half of the fun of travel is the aesthetic of lostness.     

Ray Bradbury

Take only memories, leave only footprints.     

Chief Seattle

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

Fitzhugh Mullan

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

Ibn Battuta

Not all those who wander are lost.     

J.R.R. Tolkien

Travel safe, travel far, travel wide, and travel often.     

Nomadic Matt

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.     

Henry David Thoreau

I love to travel, but hate to arrive.     

Albert Einstein

A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.     

Lao Tzu

If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.     

Cesare Pavese

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


Once you have travelled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.     

Pat Conroy