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.

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

Susan Heller

Wherever you go, go with all your heart.     


To travel is to take a journey into yourself.     

Danny Kaye

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

Mary Ritter Beard

No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.     

Lin Yutang

The use of traveling is to regulate imagination with reality, and instead of thinking of how things may be, see them as they are.     

Samuel Johnson

Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.     

Maya Angelou

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

Francis Bacon

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

Aldous Huxley

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

Lawrence Durrell

Travel becomes a strategy for accumulating photographs.     

Susan Sontag

Traveling expands the mind rarely.     

Hans Christian Andersen

He travels the fastest who travels alone.     

Rudyard Kipling

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

Lao Tzu

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

Ibn Battuta

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

Anais Nin

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

Gustave Flaubert

The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.     

Henry David Thoreau

Traveling tends to magnify all human emotions.     

Peter Hoeg

He who would travel happily must travel light.     

Antoine de St. Exupery

Not all those who wander are lost.     

J.R.R. Tolkien

The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one's own country as a foreign land.     

G.K. Chesterton

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

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

Thomas Fuller

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

Susan Sontag

Once a year go somewhere you have never been before.     

Dalai Lama

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.     

Marcel Proust

I don't know where i am going but I'm on my way.     

Carl Sagan

I see my path, but I don't know where it leads. Not knowing where I'm going is what inspires me to travel it.      

Rosalia de Castro

The further one goes, the less (he realizes he) one knows.