Travel Quotes

In her own words:

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.”
― Ursula K. Le Guin

“Now more than ever do I realize that I will never be content with a sedentary life, that I will always be haunted by thoughts of a sun-drenched elsewhere.”
― Isabelle Eberhardt, The Nomad: The Diaries of Isabelle Eberhardt

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

“I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.”
― Mary Anne Radmacher

“To travel is worth any cost or sacrifice.”
― Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat Pray Love

“There’s something about arriving in new cities, wandering empty streets with no destination. I will never lose the love for the arriving, but I’m born to leave.”
― Charlotte Eriksson, Empty Roads & Broken Bottles; in search for The Great Perhaps

“I didn’t know that the world could be so mind-blowingly beautiful.”
― Justina Chen

“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

“Travel becomes a strategy for accumulating photographs.”
― Susan Sontag

“Certain travellers give the impression that they keep moving because only then do they feel fully alive.”
― Ella Maillart

“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

“Paris is always a good idea.”

― Audrey Hepburn

“You do not travel if you are afraid of the unknown, you travel for the unknown, that reveals you with yourself.”
― Ella Maillart

“Life is an unfoldment, and the further we travel the more truth we can comprehend. To understand the things that are at our door is the best preparation for understanding those that lie beyond.”
― Hypatia

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