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42 Short Travel Quotes

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My favorite trips are long trips. But, my favorite quotes are short quotes. They roll succinctly off the tongue, and are perfect fodder for picture quotes.

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To travel is to live.Hans Christian Andersen

Travel brings power and love back into your life.Rumi

The journey is my home.Muriel Rukeyser

Experience, travel – these are as education in themselves.Euripides

Make voyages! Attempt them… there’s nothing else.Tennessee Williams

A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.John A. Shedd

Bizarre travel plans are dancing lessons from God.Kurt Vonnegut

Let your memory be your travel bag.Alexander Solzhenitsyn

You lose sight of things… and when you travel, everything balances out.Daranna Gidel

To travel is worth any cost or sacrifice.Elizabeth Gilbert

Travel penetrates your consciousness, but not in a rational way.Milton Glaser

To travel is to possess the world.Burton Holmes

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

To travel is to take a journey into yourself.Danny Kaye

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.Helen Keller

The grand tour is just the inspired man’s way of heading home.Paul Theroux

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

He travels fastest who travels alone.Proverb

A traveler without observation is a bird without wings.Moslih Eddin Saadi

To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.Aldous Huxley

Traveling tends to magnify all human emotions.Peter Hoeg

We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.Hilaire Belloc

Jet lag is for amateurs.Dick Clark

I dislike feeling at home when I am abroad.George Bernard Shaw

It is not down in any map; true places never are.Hermman Melville

Travel teaches toleration.Benjamin Disraeli

The ideal is to feel at home anywhere, everywhere.Geoff Dyer, Paris Trance

. . .life is short and the world is wide.Simon Raven

Put a ding in the universe.Steve Jobs

The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.Saint Augustine

Do not insult the mother alligator until after you have crossed the river.Old Haitian Proverb

The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it.Rudyard Kipling

He who does not travel does not know the value of men.Moorish Proverb

Travel is only glamorous in retrospect.Paul Theroux

Life is a voyage of discovery.Unknown

Travel only with thy equals or thy betters; if there are none, travel alone.The Dhammapada

If you come to a fork in the road, take it.Yogi Berra

Adventure is worthwhile.Amelia Earhart

Our Nature lies in movement; complete calm is death.Pascal, Pensées

The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.G.K. Chesterton

Travel is the frivolous part of serious lives, and the serious part of frivolous ones.Anne Sophie Swetchine

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