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30 wise, witty, and saucy travel quotes to whet your appetite for more

In the middle of summer, while you still have an appetite for a journey, let these travel quotes be an inspiration. For trips great and small, with friends, family or solo, or even after you have returned, these great quotes will give new meaning to your travels, from famous artists, writers and poets!

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” Marcel Proust

“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, Tom Sawyer Abroad

“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” – Gustave Flaubert

“People don’t take trips—trips take people.” John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley: In Search of America

“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things” – Henry Miller

“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

“We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.” – Anaïs Nin, The Diary of Anaïs Nin

There are those with a heart so immense
That they are always on a journey.
Jacques Brel Tender Hearts

“He who would travel happily must travel light.” – Antoine de Saint Exupéry

“It is always sad to leave a place to which one knows one will never return. Such are the melancolies du voyage: perhaps they are one of the most rewarding things about traveling.
– Gustave Flaubert, Flaubert in Egypt: A Sensibility on Tour

“He who never leaves his country is full of prejudices.” – Carlo Goldoni

“So shut up, live, travel, adventure, bless and don’t be sorry.”
Jack Kerouac, Desolation Angels

I went to collect the few personal belongings which…I held to be invaluable: my cat, my resolve to travel, and my solitude.

“But the true travellers are those who go
Only to get away: hearts like balloons
Unballasted, with their own fate aglow,
Who know not why they fly with the monsoons:

Those whose desires are in the shape of clouds,
And dream, as raw recruits of shot and shell,
Of mighty raptures in strange, transient crowds
Of which no human soul the name can tell.”
Charles Baudelaire, Flowers of Evil

“Nothing develops intelligence like travel.” – Émile Zola

“… no matter how you travel, how ‘successful’ your tour, or or foreshortened, you always learn something and learn to change your thoughts”
Jack Kerouac Satori in Paris

“To travel is to be born and to die at every instant” – Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that 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.” H. Jackson Brown Jr., P.S. I Love You Quotes

“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” – Susan Sontag

“That’s what you want to do. Travel while you’re young.” – Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

The trips, it is mainly used to annoy the others once we are back!Sacha Guitry

“A journey, after all, neither begins in the instant we set out, nor ends when we have reached our door step once again. It starts much earlier and is really never over, because the film of memory continues running on inside of us long after we have come to a physical standstill. Indeed, there exists something like a contagion of travel, and the disease is essentially incurable.” Ryszard Kapuściński, Travels with Herodotus

“The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.” – G.K. Chesterton

“One must travel, to learn.” – Mark Twain, The Innocents Abroad

“Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road.” – Jack Kerouac, On the Road 

“Love goes on a journey, like I do
One day I’ll find it
By the time I see its face
I’ll recognize it right away”
Edith Piaf

“He travels the fastest who travels alone.” – Rudyard Kipling

“He who does not travel, who does not read, 
who does not listen to music, 
who does not find grace in himself, 
she who does not find grace in herself, 
dies slowly.”
Pablo Neruda, The Poetry of Pablo Neruda

“I learned one thing.”
“Never to go on trips with anyone you do not love.” Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

“I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.” Oskar Wilde

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July 28, 2019 / by Travelbyart