Travel quotes to inspire you to try a new destination

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If you’ve been toying with trying out a new destination this year (as in Morocco instead of Tenerife, Tarifa instead of Alicante) we’ve rounded up some of the world’s most famous actors, writers and thinkers’ quotes about travelling, and how it enriches our lives.

Exploring a new country or trying out a new destination can be one of life’s biggest rewards.  So this summer, why not try somewhere very different that inspires you? It might become a new favourite.

Famous Quotes about Travel

“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” – Gustave Flaubert 

“The gladdest moment in human life, me thinks, is a departure into unknown lands.” – Sir Richard Burton

“To awaken alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.” – Freya Stark 

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

 “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 

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.” – Saint Augustine

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” – Mark Twain

“Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.” – Ray Bradbury

“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

“If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.” – James Michener 

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

“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” – Susan Sontag

“Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less travelled by.” – Robert Frost 

“He who would travel happily must travel light.” – Antoine de St. Exupery 

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