Between Steps

A Time for Travel Quotes

I came across some travel quotes that I enjoyed and would like to share some of them. A number of these quotes are from my favorite writers; they inspire, challenge your perspective and well, some of these quotes can simply make you smile in amusement 🙂  Read on:
The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
Saint Augustine
Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.
Ernest Hemingway
Wherever you go, go with all your heart.
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Airplane travel is nature’s way of making you look like your passport photo.
Al Gore
The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description; one must travel through it one’s self to be acquainted with it.
Lord Chesterfield
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
Lao Tzu
Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.
Terry Pratchett, A Hat Full of Sky
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, The Innocents Abroad/Roughing It
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.
Marcel Proust
I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.
Mary Anne Radmacher
Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.
Gustave Flaubert
One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.
— Henry Miller
Once you have traveled, 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
The journey itself is my home.
Matsuo Bashō
Did you ever notice that the first piece of luggage on the carousel never belongs to anyone?
Erma Bombeck
A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.
George Augustus Moore, The Brook Kerith
“We may sit in our library and yet be in all quarters of the earth.”
— John Lubbock
“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.”
— Jawaharlal Nehru
“To move, to breathe, to fly, to float,
To gain all while you give,
To roam the roads of lands remote,
To travel is to live.”
— Hans Christian Andersen, The Fairy Tale of My Life: An Autobiography
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