Saturday, April 14, 2012

Ten most inspiring travel quotes

Summer marks the heaviest travelling season worldwide; thus, herewith ten of the most inspiring quotes on this popular activity by humankind:

1. “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” – Mark Twain

2. “Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.” – Pat Conroy

3.  “When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.” – Clifton Fadiman

4. “For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” – Robert Louis Stevenson 

5. “All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” – Martin Buber

6. “People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home.” – Dagobert  D. Runes

7. “No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.” – Lin Yutang

8. “All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to improve his own. And if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it.” – Samuel Johnson

9.  “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

10. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things 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.” – Mark Twain

Read 40 more inspiring travel quotes here.

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  1. Those are very nice quotes, enjoyed reading it. Thanks for the visit.

  2. Yes, the quotes are enjoyable but your photo speaks beach vacation to me! Thanks for sharing on 'Weekly Top Shot.' :-)

  3. Really fun shot and some of those quotes speak volumes.