Best Travel Quotes Of All Time

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You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectures and descriptions in the world.

For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return.

Life is short and the older you get, the more you feel it. Indeed, the shorter it is. People lose their capacity to walk, run, travel, think, and experience life. I realise how important it is to use the time I have.

We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.

A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.

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.’

Riding a bicycle is the summit of human endeavour – an almost neutral environmental effect coupled with the ability to travel substantial distances without disturbing anybody. The bike is the perfect marriage of technology and human energy.

We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.

My goals have changed throughout my life. At one time it was winning awards, selling out concert dates, selling more albums than anyone else. Now, my goals are to see my grandchildren grown, live a long and healthy life with my family and friends and travel the world.

No level of border security, no wall, doubling the size of the border patrol, all these things will not stop the illegal migration from countries as long as a 7-year-old is desperate enough to flee on her own and travel the entire length of Mexico because of the poverty and the violence in her country.

Our brand of democracy is hard. But I can promise that a year from now, when I no longer hold this office, I’ll be right there with you as a citizen – inspired by those voices of fairness and vision, of grit and good humor and kindness that have helped America travel so far.

Only by going alone in silence, without baggage, can one truly get into the heart of the wilderness. All other travel is mere dust and hotels and baggage and chatter.

If the government can afford luxury travel for its cabinet officials, then surely we can find the resources to invest in quality education, jobs skills training, and properly fund the State Department and foreign aid programs.

Big climbs energize me. It’s all the other aspects of being a pro-climber that wear me down. The travel and expeditions and training can become pretty tiring. But the actual big climbs – that’s what I live for.

I want my handbags and my shoes to be stylish but I want to make sure that they’re versatile. I travel and I have to make sure the pieces I put into my bag can go with a dress or with shorts or jeans.

I don’t feel restless, I just like to travel.

I live in a Moomin house in East London which I fill with blankets and nice crockery and get people round for dinner. When you travel a lot, you feel rootless and adrift – this is my sanctuary, where I can breathe out.

A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.

You develop a sympathy for all human beings when you travel a lot.

I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.

Think Indonesia and tourism, and the first thing that comes to mind is probably Bali. Think golf holiday, and most people would dream of Scotland or Ireland. But Indonesia harbors one of the best-kept secrets in the world of travel: it is a golfer’s paradise.

The beauty of reading is that it lets you travel in a way you could never know.

I wake up every morning and I feel like I’m juggling glass balls. I live in Los Angeles, my business is run out of London, and most evenings I’m cuddled up in front of Skype, in my dressing gown, speaking with my studio in London. I travel a lot, my team travel a lot, but I wouldn’t have it any other way.

Everywhere is nowhere. When a person spends all his time in foreign travel, he ends by having many acquaintances, but no friends.

I grew up in an era of thinking of travel as escape. The idea that you could conceivably have a new life, go somewhere, fall in love, have little children under the palm trees.

Southeast Asia has a real grip on me. From the very first time I went there, it was a fulfillment of my childhood fantasies of the way travel should be.

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

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

I travel around the world, and there are so many beautiful girls, but that’s not going to make you a supermodel. You have to have something more than just a pretty face.

We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.

Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.

There is a part of me that still wants to go out and grab a backpack and unplug – not take a cellphone or even a camera and just get out there and experience the world and travel. I have yet to do that, but someday I hope.

The secret to modern life is finding the measure in time management. I have two kids, career and I travel, and I don’t think my life is any different than most couples. The most valuable commodity now for many people is time and how to parcel that out.

Uncontrolled, the hunger and thirst after God may become an obstacle, cutting off the soul from what it desires. If a man would travel far along the mystic road, he must learn to desire God intensely but in stillness, passively and yet with all his heart and mind and strength.

One of the great things about music is that it has the capability of time travel – you smell a certain smell in the room and it takes you back to your childhood. I feel like music is able to do that, and it happens to me all the time.

The travel and tourism industry, it’s just a huge part of our economy.

Rail travel for me is the most relaxing, most scenic way to see the country.

What does it mean to pre-board? Do you get on before you get on?

Travel in all the four quarters of the earth, yet you will find nothing anywhere. Whatever there is, is only here.

I tend to pack light but still keep a large bag because I love to shop. For each destination I travel to, I like to buy something that the country or city is known for such as olive oil, truffle, jewelry, etc. I also like to buy perfumes because the smell brings me back to the memory of my travels.

If we want to travel into the future, we just need to go fast. Really fast. And I think the only way we’re ever likely to do that is by going into space.

When I’m home, I spend Sunday with my husband. If we’re not cooking, we travel around in our camper, stop at fast-food restaurants, and picnic. We love that stuff that will harden your arteries in a hurry.

If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.

Own only what you can always carry with you: know languages, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag.

I’ve said before, the number one thing that we have to work on is protecting the gay community from sharia law. Now, in the United States, it’s probably not a big issue right now, but my brother-in-law is gay, and his partner and I would like them to be able to travel any place in the world without them risking harm.

Songs really are like a form of time travel because they really have moved forward in a bubble. Everyone who’s connected with it, the studio’s gone, the musicians are gone, and the only thing that’s left is this recording which was only about a three-minute period maybe 70 years ago.

To the lover of wilderness, Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world.

I love flying; I love aircraft, and you could say I’ve had a love affair with flight since I was a child. I travel a huge amount. I use airports, and as a pilot, I’ve flown in and out of airports thousands of times, so really, I have a fairly broad perspective.

I would wear the blue overalls of the fieldworker and often wore round, rimless glasses known as Mazzawati teaglasses. I had a car, and I wore a chauffeur’s cap with my overalls. The pose of chauffeur was convenient because I could travel under the pretext of driving my master’s car.

I’d rather have huge success and huge failures than travel in the middle of the road.

The world is getting more connected through technology and travel. Cuisines are evolving. Some people are scared of globalization, but I think people will always take pride in cultural heritage.

Through machinery, man can exert tremendous powers almost as fantastic as if he were the hero of a fairy tale. Through machinery, man can travel with an ever increasing velocity; he can fly through the air and go beneath the surface of the ocean.

It’s been a huge blessing, being able to travel and have a great life.

All I wanted was to be big, to be in show business and to travel… and that’s what I’ve been doing all my life.

It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.

I would travel only by horse, if I had the choice.

People will travel anywhere for good food – it’s crazy.

I never saw a discontented tree. They grip the ground as though they liked it, and though fast rooted they travel about as far as we do.

Slow travel now rivals the fly-to-Barcelona-for-lunch culture. Advocates savour the journey, travelling by train or boat or bicycle, or even on foot, rather than crammed into an airplane. They take time to plug into the local culture instead of racing through a list of tourist traps.

Travel early and travel often. Live abroad, if you can. Understand cultures other than your own. As your understanding of other cultures increases, your understanding of yourself and your own culture will increase exponentially.

Being in a band is like a small family. You travel together, make music, and share time with each other.

Being in Blur has allowed me to travel and hear the music that’s being made all over the world.

I try to lead a pretty active lifestyle. My biggest hobby is traveling with my family. I love to travel to new places and try crazy things. I’m a bit of a daredevil, so I have done things like zip lining, parasailing, scuba diving, and reverse bungee jumping!

It always rains on tents. Rainstorms will travel thousands of miles, against prevailing winds for the opportunity to rain on a tent.

Food makes travel so exceptional, because you get to taste what it’s actually supposed to taste like. To eat the real Pad Thai or finally have a proper curry is something pretty amazing.

I travel light. I think the most important thing is to be in a good mood and enjoy life, wherever you are.

The most useful form of time travel would be to go back a year or two and rectify the mistakes we made.

Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection.

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

One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more.

Travel by car or by bike! It helps to avoid walking too much and hurting your feet.

Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.

What draws me in is that a trip is a leap in the dark. It’s like a metaphor for life. You set off from home, and in the classic travel book, you go to an unknown place. You discover a different world, and you discover yourself.

The best education I have ever received was through travel.

Japan is the most intoxicating place for me. In Kyoto, there’s an inn called the Tawaraya which is quite extraordinary. The Japanese culture fascinates me: the food, the dress, the manners and the traditions. It’s the travel experience that has moved me the most.

Taking time to sit back and watch and think about what you’ve seen is important. Traveling did a great deal to me. I found that when I travel and just sit in the corner and watch, a million ideas come to me.

I think it’s part of my personality – I love to travel; I love different cultures and philosophies and perspectives on things.

I love to see new things, and I love to learn. I always learn so much when I travel – that’s the best thing.

Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.

I travel, I read, I write, I have other lives. But when I have a camera, I know that’s my country, my island.

The cool thing about being famous is traveling. I have always wanted to travel across seas, like to Canada and stuff.

Nature is impersonal, awe-inspiring, elegant, eternal. It’s geometrically perfect. It’s tiny and gigantic. You can travel far to be in a beautiful natural setting, or you can observe it in your backyard – or, in my case, in the trees lining New York City sidewalks, or in the clouds above skyscrapers.

I love to travel, but hate to arrive.

Besides, I’m a gypsy at heart and I like to travel around.

How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.

As I get older, the things that I want are starting to make more sense. Being able to travel makes me happy, and I am a person that lives in the moment. I also want to live a good life. Traveling makes everyday issues seem so much smaller and really changes my perspective on things.

Rome is the city of echoes, the city of illusions, and the city of yearning.

Travel is a new experience that can transport you out of your everyday routine to create memories with the ones you love.

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.

Airplane travel is nature’s way of making you look like your passport photo.

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.

To travel is to take a journey into yourself.

Technologies that may be realized in centuries or millennium include: warp drive, traveling faster than the speed of light, parallel universes; are there other parallel dimensions and parallel realities? Time travel that we mentioned and going to the stars.

With all the travel we’re doing to cold-weather cities, your mind definitely starts to wander. It gets you away from the game. Even when you arrive in a city, you’re tempted to just sit in your hotel and rest. Sometimes it’s nice to just get out and walk around, to see what’s there.

We all become great explorers during our first few days in a new city, or a new love affair.

Success comes to those who dedicate everything to their passion in life. To be successful, it is also very important to be humble and never let fame or money travel to your head.

Our budget works to reduce and eliminate the risk of attacks at our ports, rails, in the skies, our food supply and roads by allowing for increases in many of the programs and agencies to help protect these important areas of commerce and travel.

I always pack a travel snack bag. You don’t want to get stuck without snacks no matter where you go!

I’ve gotten to travel all over the world and meet all kinds of people and do all kinds of great things, so it’s, like, surreal. It just lets you know how time flies, especially when you’re having fun. It seems like time keeps going by faster as I get older.

Travel stories teach geography; insect stories lead the child into natural science; and so on. The teacher, in short, can use reading to introduce her pupils to the most varied subjects; and the moment they have been thus started, they can go on to any limit guided by the single passion for reading.

I’m not a DJ, I don’t know how to scratch and I don’t know how to mix, but I do know how to party. One of my jobs is actually to travel the world and party.

The person attempting to travel two roads at once will get nowhere.

The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.

I lived in Italy for two months when I was in college. And I traveled to Paris. I traveled to Egypt. I traveled to Spain. I just would travel a lot. I remember going to Paris and saying, speaking French, ‘I would like some chicken and some fries.’ And just the chicken and fries was, oh my gosh, just so amazing. I became intrigued and inspired.

The helicopter is a fine way to travel, but it induces a view of the world that only God and CEOs share on a regular basis.

I love single life! Why would it be boring? I mean, I get to travel around and have loads of girls screaming at me, so it’s definitely not boring. However, it can get lonely on the road, but I’m sorted I’ve got good people around me.

You’re going to find out who your friends are. Anything that happens in your life is one of those challenges. It may not be at the level of celebrity, but everybody’s going to travel that road.

We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey.

Fifty years of isolating Cuba had failed to promote democracy, setting us back in Latin America. That’s why we restored diplomatic relations, opened the door to travel and commerce, and positioned ourselves to improve the lives of the Cuban people.

Time travel is a wonderful thing, isn’t it?

It’s wonderful to travel with somebody that you love and we never travel anywhere without one another.

I put a list together. It was like: Get health insurance, get a car, get a bigger apartment, travel more, get a record deal, get a publishing deal, sell 10,000 units, be a part of a No. 1 album, make a million dollars. I got to check off 90 percent of the stuff last year. I hit some serious landmarks in 2015.

A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policing, and coercion are fruitless. We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us.

And, obviously as a, as one who likes to travel around myself a lot, I think the Earth is a beautiful place. And, I’m looking forward to some new perspectives.

Wherever you go, go with all your heart.

I love to photograph the gorgeous landscapes when I travel.

I get very homesick, but otherwise it’s a great privilege to get to travel for work.

I’m very proud of the Rome episode of ‘No Reservations’ because it violated all the conventional wisdom about making television. You’re never, ever supposed to do a food or travel show in black and white.

People travel and hunt on the sea ice – in Alaska, they hunt in skin boats for bowhead whales; in Greenland, they hunt with dogsleds. The ice is their highway. The ice is also the ecosystem in which marine mammals and terrestrial animals such as polar bears exist.

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

I sit here as the first African-American attorney general, serving the first African-American President of the United States. And that has to show that we have made a great deal of progress. But there’s still more we have to travel along this road so we get to the place that is consistent with our founding ideals.

To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive.

In both business and personal life, I’ve always found that travel inspires me more than anything else I do. Evidence of the languages, cultures, scenery, food, and design sensibilities that I discover all over the world can be found in every piece of my jewelry.

I always encourage people to get out there, travel the world, see new things, experience new people, experience new food, experience new culture. What happens is that helps you to grow and be your best self.

The Lord gave me ‘Sojourner,’ because I was to travel up an’ down the land, showin’ the people their sins an’ bein’ a sign unto them. Afterwards, I told the Lord I wanted another name ’cause everybody else had two names, and the Lord gave me ‘Truth,’ because I was to declare the truth to people.

The land created me. I’m wild and lonesome. Even as I travel the cities, I’m more at home in the vacant lots.

In college I never realized the opportunities available to a pro athlete. I’ve been given the chance to meet all kinds of people, to travel and expand my financial capabilities, to get ideas and learn about life, to create a world apart from basketball.

Japan, not only a mega-busy city that thrives on electronics and efficiency, actually has an almost sacred appreciation of nature. One must travel outside of Tokyo to truly experience the ‘old Japan’ and more importantly feel these aspects of Japanese culture.

If I don’t need the money, I don’t work. I’m going to spend time with my family and friends, and I’m going to travel and read and listen to music and try to learn a little bit more about how to be a human being, as opposed to learning how to be somebody else.

Every traveler knows too well the endless quest for the perfect travel bag: the one that’s stylish enough to carry through Paris, sturdy enough to tote around Peru, and – most important – doesn’t make your shoulder sag even before you’ve loaded it up with everything you need for a day of sightseeing.

In spite of the opinions of certain narrow-minded people, who would shut up the human race upon this globe, as within some magic circle it must never outstep, we shall one day travel to the moon, the planets, and the stars, with the same facility, rapidity, and certainty as we now make the voyage from Liverpool to New York!

What would air travel look like if airplanes were thrown out after each flight? No one would be flying in airplanes.

My parents being Bengali, we always had music in our house. My nani was a trained classical singer, who taught my mum, who, in turn, was my first teacher. Later I would travel almost 70 kms to the nearest town, Kota, to learn music from my guru Mahesh Sharmaji, who was also the principal of the music college there.

We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.

Travelling expands the mind rarely.

The most important thing we can do is inspire young minds and to advance the kind of science, math and technology education that will help youngsters take us to the next phase of space travel.

It’s funny. You travel all over the world, and you wind up with a guy from your hometown.

Rome – the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems moving in funeral procession with strange ancestral images and trophies gathered from afar.

Even if it turns out that time travel is impossible, it is important that we understand why it is impossible.

Many years ago, large packs of wolves roamed the countryside in Ukraine, making travel in that part of the world very dangerous. These wolf packs were fearless. They were not intimidated by people nor by any of the weapons available at that time. The only thing that seemed to frighten them was fire.

If your work requires you to travel, you will understand that there’s no vacation destination like home.

What is it we want out of travel? Is it to take snapshots of ourselves in front of famous monuments, surrounded by other tourists? To eat unfamiliar food chosen from unintelligible menus? To earn frequent-flier miles? No. It’s to glimpse what life is like somewhere else.

The traveller has reached the end of the journey!

Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit.

I only travel to good material, a good director and a good company. I won’t work in another country for a year any longer, because I have a lovely wife and I adore her and I can’t bear to be away from her.

If all difficulties were known at the outset of a long journey, most of us would never start out at all.

The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who… looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space… on the infinite highway of the air.

Aviation, this young modern giant, exemplifies the possible relationship of women and the creations of science. Although women have not taken full advantage of its use and benefits, air travel is as available to them as to men.

It is better to travel well than to arrive.

Almost all of my jobs have been on locations. And I think you can be that person who says, ‘I have a job that forces me to travel and I’m just going to go ahead and do it and pray for my next flight home.’ Or ‘this is where I am, this is my life, let me see a part of this world I now live in.’

A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.

I enjoy the preparatory elements of travel – packing my bags and choosing my outfits – but my favourite part is getting there.

A good traveller is one who does not know where he is going to, and a perfect traveller does not know where he came from.

I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled; the difference between the two being this, that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.

You and I come by road or rail, but economists travel on infrastructure.

I am sort of an adventurer. I like to explore new places. I don’t get to travel as often as I would like but I love it.

Airplanes may kill you, but they ain’t likely to hurt you.

Restore human legs as a means of travel. Pedestrians rely on food for fuel and need no special parking facilities.

People commonly travel the world over to see rivers and mountains, new stars, garish birds, freak fish, grotesque breeds of human; they fall into an animal stupor that gapes at existence and they think they have seen something.

Space travel for everyone is the next frontier in the human experience.

Most travel disasters turn into something else: a story of survival, a story of bravery, of heroism, sometimes villainy. You just don’t know when it starts where it’s going to go because they are unexpected events.

I was born in Karachi, where my father used to work in the sales department of a pharmaceutical company. The nature of his job required him to travel, so we moved to Athens, Dubai, Saudi Arabia, and Riyadh and then went to Manchester during the Gulf War, moving back to Lahore closer to my father’s retirement.

Many a trip continues long after movement in time and space have ceased.

Every year, I travel extensively in the autumn and the spring. I set most of the winter and summer aside for my family and my own tribal relatives. But during that traveling time, I often find myself visiting other native communities around the continent – perhaps a dozen or more each year.

I am learning that in life it is OK to travel in darkness, not knowing what your next move is.

Paris is always a good idea.

No one can travel your own road for you; you must travel it for yourself. My faith in this stems from my childhood. I grew up in a family with a system of religious beliefs handed down to me.

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

Time travel used to be thought of as just science fiction, but Einstein’s general theory of relativity allows for the possibility that we could warp space-time so much that you could go off in a rocket and return before you set out.

If one had but a single glance to give the world, one should gaze on Istanbul.

I see travelling as a great learning process, and my biggest dream is to travel the world.

I am blessed for what I have, but I believed in it from the beginning. Today, the dream is the same: I still want to travel, I still want to entertain, and I most certainly still want to have fun.

Travel like a pro, not like a hobo. That’s my motto.

I like to sit down, relax, have a cup of coffee on the terrace and read a book. I like to travel the world – and I’m lucky to see so much through cycling.

Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go.

The world reveals itself to those who travel on foot.

Working is actually a pleasure. It’s just very time-consuming. It’s a way of life. I find that I can work when I travel and work when I run. There is nothing like, on a rainy day, to work.

I think a lot of the American people feel more than a little disappointed that the high-water mark for human exploration was 1969. The dream of human space travel has almost died for a lot of people.

I was studying tourism at college and wanted to travel the world as a tour guide – that was my dream! But actually, sometimes modeling feels quite similar, because I travel so much – probably even more than tour guiding.

Writing and travel broaden your ass if not your mind and I like to write standing up.

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

I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it.

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