Our favorite travel quotes

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travel quotes stingy nomads

We all like quotes they inspire us, help to make decisions or just confirm our point of view. Here are some of our favorite travel quotes that express the best and the most important features of travelling. You’re welcome to share your favorite quotes with us and our readers in a comment section!

Our favorite travel quotes

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu.

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“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.

“Whereever you go becomes a part of you somehow.” ― Anita Desai.

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“Traveling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things — air, sleep, dreams, the sea, the sky — all things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of it.” – Cesare Pavese.

“We travel not to escape life but for life not to escape us.” – Anonymous. 

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“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.” – Mark Twain.

“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” – Anonymous.

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“What is that feeling when you’re driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? – it’s the too-huge world vaulting us, and it’s good-bye. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies.”  – Jack Kerouac.

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

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“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.

“See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factory. Ask no guarantees, ask no security.”- Ray Bradbury.

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“Every dreamer knows that it is entirely possible to be homesick for a place you’ve never been to, perhaps more homesick than for familiar ground.” – Judith Thurman.

“Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.” – Paul Theroux.

“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” – Henry Miller.

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“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.” – Bill Bryson.

“All that is gold does not glitter. Not all those who wander are lost.”- J.R.R. Tolkien.

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“The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.” – Samuel Johnson.

“It feels good to be lost in the right direction.”- Anonymous.

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“Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.” – Miriam Beard.

“People don’t take trips. Trips take people.” – John Steinbeck.

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Best travel quotes by Stingy Nomads.

If you need some ideas to plan your next trip check our post Top cheap countries to travel.

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