18 Inspirational Travel Quotes
We all love quotes. Testament to this is the amount pinned on Pinterest. We particularly love quotes with a beautiful background and an interesting type face. Quotes about love, life, sadness, you name it, there is a pithy, inspirational quotation for every eventuality in life.
I have a love of quotes and will often take a famous direct quote from Goodreads or other reliable source and create something beautiful with it. If I am feeling particularly creative I will create my own or re-work an existing theme to my liking.
Below are some of my favourite travel quotes. You’ve probably seen some before, maybe not others but they’re all travel related (of course) and I hope inspirational.
“We are torn between a nostalgia for the familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange. As often as not, we are homesick most for the places we have never known”
― Carson McCullers
“It’s hard to be less than happy when you can be happy with less.”
― Chris Brady,
“You sell off the kingdom piece by piece and trade it for a horse that will take you anywhere.”
― Colin Wright,
“The world is full of wonderful things you haven’t seen yet. Don’t ever give up on the chance of seeing them.”
― J.K. Rowling
“Ideally, travel broadens our perspectives personally, culturally, and politically. Suddenly, the palette with which we paint the story of our lives has more colors.”
― Rick Steves,
“A journey is a gesture inscribed in space, it vanishes even as it’s made. You go from one place to another place, and on to somewhere else again, and already behind you there is no trace that you were ever there.”
― Damon Galgut,
“When I was done traveling, I returned convinced of one thing: we’re nothing.”
― Roberto Bolaño
“When I’m all grown up, come what may,
I’ll build a boat to carry me away”
― Guy Gavriel Kay,
“I have a terrible wanderthirst; the very sight of a map makes me want to put on my hat and take an umbrella and start. I
shall see before I die the palms and temples of the South.”
― Jean Webster,