A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.
Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.
Oh the places you’ll go.
You don’t have to be rich to travel well.
One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.
Take only memories, leave only footprints.
Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by.
A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.
It is not down in any map; true places never are.
People don’t take trips, trips take people.
Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground and a common bond and we cease to be alone.
The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you have.
If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.
Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.
Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.
The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.
The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.
He who would travel happily must travel light.
Not all those who wander are lost.
There is no moment of delight in any pilgrimage like the beginning of it.
To awaken alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.
I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.
Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one of excitement and adventure.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.
Traveling tends to magnify all human emotions.
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
Our happiest moments as tourists always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of something else.
When overseas you learn more about your own country, than you do the place you’re visiting.
Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey.
No place is ever as bad as they tell you it’s going to be.
The use of traveling is to regulate imagination with reality, and instead of thinking of how things may be, see them as they are.
Once in a while it really hits people that they don’t have to experience the world in the way they have been told to.
To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.
We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.
I travel a lot; I hate having my life disrupted by routine.
Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.
Investment in travel is an investment in yourself.
Remember that happiness is a way of travel – not a destination.
Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.
The gladdest moment in human life, me thinks, is a departure into unknown lands.
Adventure is worthwhile.
The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.
To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.
For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.
I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.
Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.
We travel, some of us forever, to seek other places, other lives, other souls.