Wanderlust Sayings and Quotes

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

The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are. Samuel Johnson
Take a few minutes of every day to fantasize about how you would wander, travel, or explore if you could. Wayne Dyer
The symbol of joy to-day is travel. There is a wanderlust that infects the blood. Rollin A. Sawyer
No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow. Lin Yutang
I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move. Robert Louis Stevenson
Half the fun of the travel is the esthetic of lostness. Ray Bradbury
A wise traveler never despises his own country. Carlo Goldoni
Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one of excitement and adventure. Irving Wallace
Experience is not what happens to you; it's what you do with what happens to you. Aldous Huxley
Let your memory be your travel bag. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Please be a traveler, not a tourist. Try new things, meet new people, and look beyond what's right in front of you. Those are the keys to understanding this amazing world we live in. Andrew Zimmern
It's not the destination that matters. It's the change of scene. Brian Eno
Some journeys take us far from home. Some adventures lead us to our destiny. C. S. Lewis
When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable. Clifton Fadiman
Wherever you go, go with all your heart. Confucius
My favorite thing is to go where I've never been. Diane Arbus
The road of life twists and turns and no two directions are ever the same. Yet our lessons come from the journey, not the destination. Don Williams
One of the great things about travel is you find out how many goods, kind people there are. Edith Wharton
Sometimes the longest journey we make is the sixteen inches from our heads to our hearts. Elena Avila
You do not travel if you are afraid of the unknown, you travel for the unknown, that reveals you with yourself. Ella Maillart
Experience, travel - these are an education in themselves. Euripides
The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see. Gilbert 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
You may not always end up where you thought you were going, But you will always end up where you were meant to be. Jessica taylor
Our happiest moments as tourists always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of something else. Lawrence Block
Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection. Lawrence Durrell
Nothing goes to waste on the journey of life. Both good and bad experiences shape your mind and heart for what is to come. Leon Brown
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 Terán
As the traveler who has once been from home is wiser than he who has never left his own doorstep, so a knowledge of one other culture should sharpen our ability to scrutinize more steadily, to appreciate more lovingly, our own. Margaret Mead
Life is a journey that must be traveled no matter how bad the roads and accommodations. Oliver Goldsmith