If you ask someone about their hobbies, many of them will enthusiastically start talking about traveling and how much they love doing it.

People are curious by nature – we want to know and we want to see how people in different cultures live. We love visiting places that reveal history, tradition and old customs.

And if you’re not into traveling as much and you feel more comfortable with the places you’ve known all your life, maybe some of the following travel quotes will make you change your perspective a little bit.

It can be hard to get out of your shell, but you only have one life and it’s up to you to make every moment worthwhile. So take a friend and check out everything this world has to offer: breathe a new air, taste an odd looking food, gaze at the amazing buildings, learn about different cultures and different ways of living.

The next time you think about buying new things that you really don’t need, think twice. Save that money and invest it into creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Here are 25 travel quotes that will ignite your wanderlust

Take nothing but memories, leave nothing but footprints!

CHIEF SEATTLE

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.

MARK TWAIN (more Mark Twain quotes)

Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.

Ibn Battuta

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.

HELEN KELLER (more Helen Keller quotes)

Travel makes one modest, you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.

GUSTAVE FLAUBERT (more Gustave Flaubert quotes)

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.

MARCEL PROUST

Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.

CONFUCIUS (more Confucius quotes)

The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself.

WALLACE STEVENS

To move, to breathe, to fly, to float, To gain all while you give, To roam the roads of lands remote, To travel is to live.

HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN

Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.

ERNEST HEMINGWAY (more Ernest Hemingway quotes)

Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.

MAYA ANGELOU (More Maya Angelou quotes)

Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.

JACK KEROUAC

If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine; it Is lethal.

PAULO COELHO (More Paulo Coelho quotes)

Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey.

BABS HOFFMAN

Travel. The best way to be lost… and found… at the same time.

BRENNA SMITH
Travel quotes-Andre Gide

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.

ANDRE GIDE

Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.

TERRY PRATCHETT

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

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

I would rather own little and see the world, than own the world and see little of it.

ALEXANDER SATTLER

We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.

ANAÏS NIN (More Anais Nin quotes)

And then there is the most dangerous risk of all — the risk of spending your life not doing what you want on the bet you can buy yourself the freedom to do it later.

RANDY KOMISAR

Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.

SENECA

We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.

HILAIRE BELLOC

I urge you to travel – as far and as widely as possible. Sleep on floors if you have to. Find out how other people live and eat and cook. Learn from them — wherever you go.

ANTHONY BOURDAIN

Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in an office or mowing your lawn. Climb that Goddamn mountain.

JACK KEROUAC (More Jack Kerouac quotes)