Quotes to Inspire Your Love for Travel

We are all inspired in different ways. Quotes can seem cliche, but thats what makes them right. We wanted to share our favorite and unique quotes that not only inspire us to travel, but inspire us to live, and live vigorously.

Hunter S.Thompson – Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming “Wow! What a Ride!’

Jack London – The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.’

Jack Kerouac – Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.’

Louis L’Amour –We are, finally, all wanderers in search of knowledge. Most of us hold the dream of becoming something better than we are, something larger, richer, in some way more important to the world and ourselves. Too often, the way taken is the wrong way, with too much emphasis on what we want to have, rather than what we wish to become.’

Jon Krakauer – The trip was to be an odyssey in the fullest sense of the word, an epic journey that would change everything.’ 

Henry David Thoreau – I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.’

Benjamin Disraeli – ‘Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.’ 

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

James Michener – If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay home.’ 

Robert Louis Stevenson – ‘For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.’ 

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