Travel Quote

Adventure is just bad planning. ~ Roald Amundsen

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. ~ Helen Keller

A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it. ~John Steinbeck

People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home. ~Dagobert Runes

Life ought to be a struggle of desire toward adventures whose nobility will fertilize the soul. ~Rebecca West

The adventure is over. Everything gets over, and nothing is ever enough. Except the part you carry with you. E.L. Konisburg

I am no an adventurer by choice but by fate. ~Vincent van Gough

Adventure is a state of mind and spirit. ~Jacqueline Cochran

Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you have traveled. ~Mohammed

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

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

I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it. ~Rosalia de Castro

An adventure is a situation where the outcome is not entirely within your control. It is up to fate, in other words. ~Sebastian Junger

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


Traveling tends to magnify all human emotions. ~Peter Hoeg

The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready. ~Henry David Thoreau

Adventure is not outside a man; it is within. ~David Grayson

Come on! There is greater adventure beyond. ~Porthos

Airplane travel is nature’s way of making you look like your passport photo. ~Al Gore

Our happiest moments as tourists always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of something else. ~Lawrence Block

Lead by example…The greatest adventures have nothing to do with life…and everything to do with living. ~ The Bubble

What you’ve done becomes the judge of what you’re going to do – especially in other people’s minds. When you’re traveling, you are what you are right there and then. People don’t have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road. ~William Least Heat Moon

Courage is doing what you’re afraid to do.  There can be no courage unless you’re scared. ~ Eddie Rickenbacker

Look to the skies!  They are ever changing. ~ Anonymous

Adventures are to the adventurous. ~English Proverb

The test of an adventure is that when you’re in the middle of it say to yourself. Oh, now I’ve got myself into an awful mess; I wish… ~Thornton Wilder

Who dares for nothing, need hope for nothing. ~ Johan Friedrick von Schiller

If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves. ~ Thomas Alva Edison

If at first you don’t succeed so much for skydiving. ~ Henry Youngman

One should count each day a separate life. ~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Man needs difficulties, they are necessary for health. ~ Carl Jung

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. ~Mark Twain

Life is NOT a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming – “WOW, what a ride!!!” ~ Anonymous

I have but one life to give to adventure. ~ Bors The Adventures of Sir Galahad

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

For an occurrence to become an adventure, it is necessary and sufficient for one to recount it. ~ Jean-Paul Sartre


Adventure must be held with delicate fingers. It should be handled, not embraced. It should be sipped, not swallowed at a gulp. ~Ashley Dukes

You may never get rid of the butterflies, but you can teach them how to fly in formation. ~Anonymous

All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware. ~Martin Buber

Adventure is worthwhile. ~ Aristotle

Without adventure civilization is in full decay. ~ Alfred North Whitehead

Let the spirit of adventure set the tone. ~ Anonymous

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

The most horrifying thing in the world is to be without an adventure. ~ George Forman

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

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

Oh, if I had known, if I had only been ready, our lives can really be the great adventure we so passionately want them to be. ~Hortense Odium

It’s when you’re safe at home that you wish you were having an adventure.  When you’re having an adventure you wish you were safe at home. ~ Thorton Wilder

I doubt whether the world holds for anyone a more soul-stirring surprise than the first adventure with ice cream. ~ Matthew Heywood

Without challenge, we’re only alive. ~ Alexandra Ripley

Life is a fatal adventure. It can only have one end. So why not make it as far-ranging and free as possible ~Alexander Eliot

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

The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams. ~ Oprah Winfrey

You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. ~ Rabindranath Tagore

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. ~Lau Tzu

An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered.  An inconvenience is an adventure wrongly considered. ~ G. K. Chesterton


You may never get rid of the butterflies, but you can teach them how to fly in formation… ~ Anonymous

Adventure, without it, why live? ~ Johan Radcliffe

A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving. ~Lau Tzu

Life is adventure, not predicament. ~ James Broughton

A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles. ~Tim Cahill

Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen. ~Benjamin Disraeli

The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. ~ Marcel Proust

I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them. ~Mark Twain

The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience.  The tourist is passive. ~ Anonymous

If you’re not living on the edge, you’re taking up too much space.  ~ Anonymous

Not all those who wander are lost. ~J.R.R.Tolkein

Chance is the providence of adventurers. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

We should come home from adventures, and perils, and discoveries every day with new experience and character. ~ Henry David Thoreau

Adventure: the pursuit of life. ~ Daniel Roy Wiarda

There are two kinds of adventurers: those who go truly hoping to find adventure and those who go secretly hoping they won’t. ~William Trogdon

All people who live, die. But, not all people who die have lived. ~Anonymous


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

Life is a fatal adventure.  It can only have one end.  So why not make it as far-ranging and free as possible. ~ Alexander Eliot

A large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life, by him who interests his heart in everything. ~ Laurence Sterne

If we do not find anything very pleasant, at least we shall find something new. ~ Johan Friedrick von Schiller

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

All people who live, die.  But, not all people who die have lived. ~ Anonymous

Adventure is worthwhile in itself. ~ Amelia Earhart

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

I soon realized that no journey carries one far unless, as it extends into the world around us, it goes an equal distance into the world within. ~Lillian Smith

Why, I’d like nothing better than to achieve some bold adventure, worthy of our trip. ~ Aristophanes

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

I decided that adventure was the best way to learn. ~ Lloyd Alexander

One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure. ~ William Feather

I’m going to take you on the greatest adventure of your life.  You probably will never even thank me.  Let’s go. ~ Austin

The quality of a life is determined by its activities. ~ Aristotle

I hope there’s a lot of food in our next adventure. ~ Tum Tum, Ninja Turtles

It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves, in finding themselves. ~Andre Gide


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

Adventure is a path. Real adventure – self-determined, self-motivated, often risky – forces you to have firsthand encounters with the world. The world the way it is, not the way you imagine it. Your body will collide with the earth and you will bear witness. In this way you will be compelled to grapple with the limitless kindness and bottomless cruelty of humankind – and perhaps realize that you yourself are capable of both. This will change you. Nothing will ever again be black-and-white. ~Mark Jenkins

No place is ever as bad as they tell you it’s going to be. ~ Chuck Thompson

Traveling is almost like talking with men of other centuries. ~Rene Descartes

If you don’t know where you are going, any road will lead you there. ~Unknown

The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one’s own country as a foreign land. ~G.K. Chesterton

It’s not backwards, it’s funwards. ~ Josh G.

Travel is glamorous only in retrospect. ~Paul Theroux


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