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The power of the words with a compelling image can really impulse your wanderlust motivation. To give you some inspiration, we have collected the top 50 inspirational travel quotes. In addition, we have included them in some beautiful images, making it easy to share on your Pinterest or Facebook!

All the pictures and images of this post have been taken and created by us.

The Top 10 Inspiring Travel Quotes

1. “Home is the here and now.” – Buddhism.

home is the here and now

This might be our favourite of all the travel quotes and is the one we use on our homepage. Once we left for our trip around the world for a whole year, after a few months this is really how we felt. It wouldn’t matter where we where it would feel like home to us.

2. “Travel is about the gorgeous feeling of teetering in the unknown.” – Gaby Basora.

one of the top 10 travel quotes.

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

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4. “Live life with no excuses, travel with no regret.” – Oscar Wilde.

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5. “The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.” – Oprah Winfrey.

girl on a swing in an idyllic beach for a travel quote about living.

6. “If you’re not living on the edge, you’re taking up too much space.” – Unknown.

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7.“A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.” –Franklin D. Roosevelt.

tA beautiful cliff and beach aerial from a beach in northern Spain

8. “Live your life by a compass, not a clock.” – Stephen Covey.

top 10 travel quotes- man on a boat in Khao Sok, Thailand

Personally, when I read this one all I want to do is leave all behind and leave! such a short travel quote yet so powerful!

9. “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.

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10. “Take every chance you get in life because some things only happen once.” – Karen Gibbs.

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This is one of the most encouraging travel quotes! We only have one life and one chance to make the most of it. Let’s forget any excuses and find our next destination ;)

Short Travel Quotes

11. “Wherever you go, go with all your heart!” – Confucius.

Girl on a blue dress looking at the sea.

When we travel to a destination, is because we really feel we want to go there and explore. That’s is why we find this travel quote really inspiring and we feel totally identified with it.

12. “Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.” – Anita Desai.

Girl sitting on a rock at the top of a mountain.

This is so true. Who do not remember those cool things you did on a destination or any amazing sights from now and then? Eventually, each of the places you visit truly become a part of you.

13. “A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” – Tim Cahill.

Girl surrounded by locals in Zanzibar

14. “Travel far enough, you meet yourself.” -David Mitchell.

couple in a kayak in Halong Bay

15. “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” – Neale Donald Walsch.

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16. “Take only memories, leave only footprints.” – Chief Seattle.

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17. “Everything you do is based on the choices you make.” – Wayne Dyer.

travel quote over an image of the Big Ben

We talked to many people who are not really happy with what they do. But remember, you always have the last decision and only you own your life.

18.“Remember that happiness is a way of travel – not a destination.” – Roy M. Goodman.

Couple walking in a green valley

19. “I travel a lot; I hate having my life disrupted by routine.” – Caskie Stinnett.

girl over the back of his partner in London

20. “Hope is the only thing stronger than fear.” – Suzanne Collins.

A cross in the sea in a sunken cemetery.

21. “Life is a journey. Make the best of it.” – Unknown.

Girl looking over a sunset from an elevated rock in the beach

22. “The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you have.” – Anna Quindlen.

couple in an old cabin in a green valley

23. “Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.” – Seneca.

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24. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller.

Girl in a wild beach with monkey over her shoulder.

25. “Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta.

man riding an elephant in nepal.

When you are traveling, you learn and see a lot. Once you process it all in your head, the best way of keeping your memories alive is by telling them.

26. “Don’t listen to what they say. Go see.” – Chinese Proverb.

aerial from el nido in the philippines.

27. “Not until we are lost do we begin to find ourselves.” – Henry David Thoreau

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