Travel Quotes

The world is an enormous place, with 195 countries, over 6 million cultures, and 4416 cities, intrigued yet? If so, it might be time to create or make some adjustments to your bucket list.

Traveling, by definition is simply moving to another geographical location. People travel to explore, to gain new experiences, vacation, boredom from their current location or just for an escape. Traveling provides us with an opportunity to learn some perspective on other cultures, beliefs and to change our viewpoint on life.

We should not restrict ourselves to stay in one city, town or country for the rest of our lives. There is a beautiful world out there, and it is different than we ever imagine. We are only given one chance to be alive, and we should use it to explore and see the remaining parts of this world.

Below you will find a list of travel quotes from travelers, writers, and others sharing the importance of traveling and much more.

 

William Saroyan- San Francisco is Art

San Francisco itself is art, above all literary art. Every block is a short story, every hill a novel. Every house a poem, every dweller within immortal. This is the whole truth.    – William Saroyan
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Anthony Bourdain- Having a great time in San Francisco

Anyone who doesn’t have a great time in San Francisco is pretty much dead to me. – Anthony Bourdain
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Pat Conroy- Walking the streets of Charleston

Walking the streets of Charleston in the late afternoons of August was like walking through gauze or inhaling damaged silk. – Pat Conroy
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Anne Rivers Siddons- Charleston being charming and interesting

I don’t think you ever think of a big city as sweet or community, but there are cities that I think of as charming and particular and interesting cities. I live in one now, Charleston. – Anne Rivers Siddons
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Chef Peter McAndrews- Discovering self in Philadelphia

New York is a place where people go to reinvent themselves; Philadelphia is a place where people discover who they are. – Chef Peter McAndrews
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Scott Caan- What to do in Las Vegas

I mean, what do you do in Las Vegas? You gamble – and you go to strip clubs. - Scott Caan
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Artie Lange- What Las Vegas Really Means

Vegas means comedy, tragedy, happiness, and sadness all at the same time. Artie Lange
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Drew Carey- Doing everything in Las Vegas

Everything and anything you want to do, you can do in Las Vegas. – Drew Carey Drew Carey
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What Happens in Vegas, Stays in Vegas- Slogan

What Happens in Vegas, Stays in Vegas- Slogan This slogan was created by the Las Vegas Conventions and Visitors Authority in 2002.  It is used as a marketing slogan.
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Frank Sinatra- If I Can Make it in New York

If I can make it there, I'm going to make it anywhere! It's up to you, New York! New York!   -Frank Sinatra
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John Updike- A True New Yorker

The true New Yorker secretly believes that people living anywhere else have to be, in some sense, kidding. John Updike Source: The New Yorker (March 29, 1976)
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Ji-woo Park- Loving NYC and its diversity

One thing I love about New York City is its diversity. There are different people from all over the globe sharing their culture and building their communities. For example, New York's Chinatown is the largest Chinese community in the western hemisphere. Ji-woo Park "A North Korean in New York" (23 May 2010), NK News
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Le Corbusier- New York is a beautiful catastrophe

A hundred times I have thought: New York is a catastrophe, and fifty times: it is a beautiful catastrophe. Le Corbusier, When the Cathedrals Were White (1947)
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Fran Lebowitz- Leaving New York

When you leave New York, you are astonished at how clean the rest of the world is. Clean is not enough. Fran Lebowitz, reported in Rand Lindsly's Quotations
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Joan Didion- Living the dream in NYC

New York was no mere city. It was instead an infinitely romantic notion, the mysterious nexus of all love and money and power, the shining and the perishable dream itself. To think of 'living' there was to reduce the miraculous to the mundane; one does not 'live' at Xanadu. Joan Didion, "Xanadu" (8 August 2010), NY Daily Quote.
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Russell Baker- New York is the only city in the world

New York is the only city in the world where you can get deliberately run down on the sidewalk by a pedestrian. Russell Baker, Source: reported in Rand Lindsly's Quotations.
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Gustave Flaubert- Travel makes one modest

Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world. Gustave Flaubert
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Antoine de St. Exupery- Travel light to be happy

He who would travel happily must travel light.      Antoine de St. Exupery
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Frank Sinatra- Las Vegas is where money talks

Las Vegas is the only place I know where money really talks--it says, Goodbye. Frank Sinatra
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Charles Horton Cooley- Getting away from work environment

To get away from one's working environment is, in a sense, to get away from one's self; and this is often the chief advantage of travel and change. Charles Horton Cooley
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Sharon Linnea- Hawaii is the island of big dreams

Hawaii is the island of big dreams for both islanders and guests. Those dreams born in paradise can, indeed come true. Sharon Linnea
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Joanne Harris- The magic of Hawaii

For me the magic of Hawaii comes from the stillness, the sea, the stars. Joanne Harris
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Edward Dahlberg- Realizing Life Is Worthless

When one realizes that his life is worthless he either commits suicide or travels. Edward Dahlberg
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Penn Jillette- Humans Need To Explore

Exploration of space is worth it because humans need to explore. Knowledge is always good, and it’s a really cool thing to see.      Penn Jillette
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Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen– Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen, and thinking what nobody has thought. Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
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A desert is a place without expectation– Nadine Gordimer

A desert is a place without expectation.      Nadine Gordimer
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nue- Lack of Prejudice and Agression in Bohemia

There's a part of bohemia I love. The lack of prejudice, the lack of aggression, I love the lack, for the most part, of competitiveness. It's more peaceful.      nue
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Domlin- Ride Your Bike To Enjoy Travel

Ride your bike to enjoy a travel without hesitation.      Domlin
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Woody Allen On Wanting to Know The Universe

I'm astounded by people who want to 'know' the universe when it's hard enough to find your way around Chinatown.      Woody Allen
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Dee King- Love Has No Limits

Love will travel as far as you let it. It has no limits. – Dee King
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Mark Twain Travel Quote

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover  —Mark Twain
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Shawn Mendes– Visit to Australia

I love Australia; it was a really, really nice experience for me. It's such a beautiful place. The people are beautiful - like, really beautiful - and they are beautiful in terms of their personalities. It's a great place to be. It's like you are in a little bit of a dream world.
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Ernest Hemingway- traveling with people

Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.
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Isaac Newton Quote On Undiscoveries​

To myself ,I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.       Isaac Newton
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Vietnamese Proverb On Learning and Travelling

A day of travelling will bring a basketful of learning. Vietnamese Proverb
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Billy Graham- My Home is Heaven

My home is heaven. I'm just traveling through this world. Billy Graham
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Orson Welles- Only Two Emotions On an Airplane

There are only two emotions in a plane: boredom and terror.      Orson Welles
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Doug Ducey- Arizona is best for water

If there's one thing Arizona is best in the nation at, it's water. Doug Ducey
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Eden Phillpotts – The Universe Is Full of Magical Things

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper. Eden Phillpotts
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Ted Turner- To Be Happy in This World

To be happy in this world, first you need a cell phone and then you need an airplane to get you around. Only then you're truly wireless. Ted Turner
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Satchel Paige- Thoughts on airplanes

Airplanes may kill you, but they ain't likely to hurt you.    Satchel Paige  
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Simon Newcomb- Flying From Continent to Continent

Quite likely the twentieth century is destined to see the natural forces which will enable us to fly from continent to continent with a speed far exceeding that of a bird. Simon Newcomb
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Doris Lessing Quote On Africa

Africa gives you the knowledge that man is a small creature, among other creatures, in a large landscape.  Doris Lessing
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Brian Jackman- Everything in Africa Bites

Everything in Africa bites but the safari bug is worst of all.      Brian Jackman
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Robert R. McCammon- Elephants In Africa

They say that somewhere in Africa the elephants have a secret grave where they go to lie down, unburden their wrinkled gray bodies, and soar away, light spirits at the end.      Robert R. McCammon
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Will Smith Quote On Visit To Africa

It’s really beautiful. It feels like God visits everywhere else but lives in Africa. Will Smith
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George Eliot- Adventure is Within Us

Adventure is not outside man; it is within. George Eliot
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Jawaharial Nehru- There is No End To Adventures

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.      Jawaharial Nehru
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Masayoshi Son- Excitement From Traveling

Every morning I wake up and ask, Where am I? I don't know where I am because I am jumping around the world, but I don't want to go to sleep. It's thrilling. Masayoshi Son
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Charlaine Harris- Books are the cheapest vacation

Here's to books, the cheapest vacation you can buy. Charlaine Harris
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Mason Cooley on reading

Reading, and the act of it, gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are. What does this mean to us? Reading puts put into another "place". You can go deep into a book and another world as Mason Cooley indicates by this quotation.
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Jhumpa Lahiri- Books Lets You Travel​

“That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.” Jhumpa Lahiri
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Ilka Chase- Travel is Tripe Delight

To me travel is triple delight: anticipation, performance, and recollection. Ilka Chase
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Louis C.K.- I Am Bored Quote

I’m bored” is a useless thing to say. I mean, you live in a great, big, vast world that you’ve seen none percent of. Even the inside of your own mind is endless, it goes on forever, inwardly, do you understand? The fact that you’re alive is amazing, so you don’t get to say ‘I’m bored. Louis C.K
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Henry S. Haskins- Travel For Amusement

The unfortunate who has to travel for amusement lacks capacity for amusement. Henry S. Haskins
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Afghan Proverb On Traveling

The world is the traveler's inn. Afghan Proverb
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Ralph Waldo Emerson- Traveling the World

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