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Here are some quotes various people have made on the subject of travel.

They were taken from a variety of sources, mostly on the internet.

Do a search on "travel quotes" and you will turn up lots of them too.

I never wanted to see half the things I've seen, and I've never seen half the things I wanted to.  ~George R. R. Martin

Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb, but about how well you bounce.  ~Anonymous

The time to enjoy a European trip is about three weeks after unpacking.  ~George Ade

The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.  ~St. Augustine

I travel not to go anywhere, but to go.  I travel for travel's sake.  The great affair is to move.  ~Robert Louis Stevenson

Tourists don't know where they've been, travelers don't know where they're going.   ~Paul Theroux

A good holiday is one that is spent among people whose notions of time are vaguer than yours.   ~J. B. Priestley

There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.   ~Robert Louis Stevenson

Thanks to the Interstate Highway System, it is now possible to travel across the country from coast to coast without seeing anything.  ~Charles Kuralt

I think that travel comes from some deep urge to see the world, like the urge that brings up a worm in an Irish bog to see the moon when it is full.  ~Lord Dunsany

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

The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience.  The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him.  He goes "sight-seeing."  ~Daniel J. Boorstin

It is not down in any map; true places never are.  ~Herman Melville

What you've done becomes the judge of what you're going to do - especially in other people's minds.  When you're traveling, you are what you are right there and then.  People don't have your past to hold against you.  No yesterdays on the road.  ~William Least Heat Moon, Blue Highways

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

And that's the wonderful thing about family travel:  it provides you with experiences that will remain locked forever in the scar tissue of your mind.  ~Dave Barry

Travelers never think that they are the foreigners.  ~Mason Cooley

Most travel is best of all in the anticipation or the remembering; the reality has more to do with losing your luggage.  ~Regina Nadelson

I soon realized that no journey carries one far unless, as it extends into the world around us, it goes an equal distance into the world within.  ~Lillian Smith

Half the fun of the travel is the esthetic of lostness.  ~Ray Bradbury

There are only two emotions in a plane:  boredom and terror.  ~Orson Welles

I have found out that there ain't no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.  ~Mark Twain

In America there are two classes of travel - first class, and with children.  ~Robert Benchley

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

If God had really intended men to fly, he'd make it easier to get to the airport.  ~George Winters

I met a lot of people in Europe.  I even encountered myself.  ~James Baldwin

The only way of catching a train I ever discovered is to miss the train before.  ~G. K.. Chesterton

Just get on any major highway, and eventually it will dead-end in a Disney parking area large enough to have its own climate, populated by large nomadic families who have been trying to find their cars since the Carter administration.  ~Dave Barry

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

I dislike feeling at home when I am abroad.  ~George Bernard Shaw

I travel a lot; I hate having my life disrupted by routine.  ~Caskie Stinnett

The traveler sees what he sees.  The tourist sees what he has come to see.  ~G. K.. Chesterton

We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.  ~Hilaire Belloc

The most important trip you may take in life is meeting people halfway.  ~Henry Boye

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

For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move; to feel the needs and hitches of our life more nearly; to come down off this feather-bed of civilization, and find the globe granite underfoot and strewn with cutting flints.   ~Robert Louis Stevenson

If you come to a fork in the road, take it.   ~Yogi Berra

Clay lies still, but blood's a rover; Breath's aware that will not keep. Up, lad: when the journey's over then there'll be time enough to sleep.   ~A. E.. Housman

A good traveler has no fixed plan and is not intent on arriving.   ~Lao Tzu

To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.   ~Freya Stark

The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality.   ~Samuel Johnson

Your true traveler finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty-his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure.   ~Aldous Huxley

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeing new landscapes, but in having new eyes.   ~Marcel Proust

I am going away with him to an unknown country where I shall have no past and no name, and where I shall be born again with a new face and an untried heart.   ~Colette

 The open road is a beckoning, a strangeness, a place where a man can lose himself.   ~William Least Heat Moon (William Trogdon)

He who does not travel does not know the value of men.   ~Moorish proverb

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.   ~Helen Keller

Our Nature lies in movement; complete calm is death.   ~Pascal, Pensées

Stripped of your ordinary surroundings, your friends, your daily routines, your refrigerator full of food, your closet full of clothes - with all this taken away, you are forced into direct experience. Such direct experience inevitably makes you aware of whom it is that is having the experience. That's not always comfortable, but it is always invigorating.   ~Michael Crichton

Internal burning . . . wandering fever . . .   ~Kalevala

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.   ~Mark Twain

Travel at its truest is thus an ironic experience, and the best travelers . . . seem to be those able to hold two or three inconsistent ideas in their minds at the same time, or able to regard themselves as at once serious persons and clowns.   ~Paul Fussell

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.   ~Albert Einstein

Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe.   ~Anatole France

When we get out of the glass bottle of our ego and when we escape like the squirrels in the cage of our personality and get into the forest again, we shall shiver with cold and fright. But things will happen to us so that we don't know ourselves. Cool, unlying life will rush in.   ~D. H. Lawrence

. . .life is short and the world is wide   ~Simon Raven

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 Teran

. . .the grand tour is just the inspired man's way of heading home.   ~Paul Theroux

All the pathos and irony of leaving one's youth behind is thus implicit in every joyous moment of travel: one knows that the first joy can never be recovered, and the wise traveler learns not to repeat successes but tries new places all the time.   ~Paul Fussell

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

I dislike feeling at home when I am abroad.   ~George Bernard Shaw

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

We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.   ~Hilaire Belloc

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

When you are everywhere, you are nowhere. When you are somewhere, you are everywhere.   ~Rumi

Travel does what good novelists also do to the life of everyday, placing it like a picture in a frame or a gem in its setting, so that the intrinsic qualities are made more clear. Travel does this with the very stuff that everyday life is made of, giving to it the sharp contour and meaning of art.   ~Freya Stark

Traveling is the ruin of all happiness! There's no looking at a sunset after seeing Italy.   ~Fanny Burney

The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it.   ~Rudyard Kipling

All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost.   ~J. R. R. Tolkien "Lord of the Rings"

Traveling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things - air, sleep, dreams, the sea, the sky - all things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of it.   ~Cesare Pavese

Old men and far travelers may lie with authority.   ~Anonymous

Those who visit foreign nations, but associate only with their own country-men, change their climate, but not their customs. They see new meridians, but the same men; and with heads as empty as their pockets, return home with traveled bodies, but untraveled minds.   ~Caleb Colton

Travel only with thy equals or thy betters; if there are none, travel alone.   ~The Dhammapada

The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.   ~Gilbert K. Chesterton

A traveler must have the back of an ass to bear all, a tongue like the tail of a dog to flatter all, the mouth of a hog to eat what is set before him, the ear of a merchant to hear all and say nothing.   ~Thomas Nashe

For the born traveler, traveling is a besetting vice. Like other vices, it is imperious, demanding its victim's time, money, energy and the sacrifice of comfort.  ~Aldous Huxley - "Along the Road"

Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember; and I remember more than I have seen.   ~Benjamin Disraeli

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

I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list.   ~Susan Sontag

A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.   ~John Steinbeck

Every exit is an entry somewhere else.   ~Tom Stoppard

Travel is glamorous only in retrospect.   ~Paul Theroux

All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.   ~Martin Buber

It is almost axiomatic that the worst trains take you through magical places.   ~Paul Theroux

People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home.   ~Dagobert D. Runes, US writer

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

One always begins to forgive a place as soon as it's left behind.   ~Charles Dickens

[The traveler] may feel assured, he will meet with no difficulties or dangers, excepting in rare cases, nearly so bad as he beforehand anticipates. In a moral point of view, the effect ought to be, to teach him good-humored patience, freedom from selfishness, the habit of acting for himself, and of making the best of every occurrence. . . Traveling ought also to teach him distrust; but at the same time he will discover, how many truly kind-hearted people there are, with whom he never before had, or ever again will have any further communication, who yet are ready to offer him the most disinterested assistance.   ~Charles Darwin

He won't fly on the Balinese airline, Garuda, because he won't fly on any airline where the pilots believe in reincarnation.   ~Spalding Gray

I think that wherever your journey takes you, there are new gods waiting there, with divine patience -- and laughter.   ~Susan M. Watkins

A year to go around the world! A whole twelve months of scenes and curious happenings in far-off foreign lands! You have thought of doing this, almost promised yourself that when you got old enough, and rich enough, and could "spare the time," you too would go around the world. Most of us get old enough; some of us get rich enough; but the time! the time! - to spare the time, to cut loose from goods and lands, from stocks and dreary desks, quit clients, patients, readers, home and friends - ay, and our enemies whom we so dearly love! Full many a promise must be broken and few the voyagers round the world.   ~D. N. Richardson, "A Girdle Round the Earth"

The man who goes alone can start today, but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.   ~Henry David Thoreau

Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey.   ~Babs Hoffman

The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.   ~Augustine

Man always travels along precipices... His truest obligation is to keep his balance.   ~Pope John Paul II

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

I am one of those who never knows the direction of my journey until I have almost arrived.   ~Anna Louise Strong

Through travel I first became aware of the outside world; it was through travel that I found my own introspective way into becoming a part of it.   ~Eudora Welty

More lightly do his sorrows press upon a man, when to a friend or fellow traveler he tells his grieves.   ~Callimachus

The rewards of the journey far outweigh the risk of leaving the harbor.   ~Unknown

Two great talkers will not travel far together.   ~Spanish Proverb

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.   ~Confucius

I love to travel, but hate to arrive.   ~Albert Einstein

If you actually look like your passport photo, you aren't well enough to travel.   ~Sir Vivian Fuchs

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.   ~Lao-Tzu

A child on a farm sees a plane fly by overhead and dreams of a faraway place A traveler on the plane sees the farmhouse and dreams of home.   ~Carl Burns

The Gentle Reader will never, never know what a consummate ass he can become, until he goes abroad. I speak now, of course, in the supposition that the Gentle Reader has not been abroad, and therefore is not already a consummate ass.   ~Mark Twain, part of travelogue from his trip to Egypt.

It is good to have an end to journey towards, but it is the journey that matters in the end.   ~Ursula K. LeGuin

Traveling into a black hole is literally an escape from reality.   ~Tony Follari

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