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15 Travel Quotes That Will Inspire You to See the World

Since starting college, I’ve had a severe case of wanderlust. Travel is easily the best money I’ve spent since starting college and odds are that if you’re reading this post, you’re looking for some travel inspiration as well. Trust me, if these quotes don’t give you a thirst for travel, nothing will. Let’s get into it?

Rome, Italy

1. “Travel makes you realize that no matter how much you know, there’s always more to learn.” – Nyssa P. Chopra

2. “You weren’t born to just pay bills and die” – Unknown

3. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that 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

4. “Jobs fill your pockets, adventures fill your soul” — Unknown

5. “Traveling–It leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” — Ibn Batutta

Dhaka, Bangladesh

6. “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” — Unknown

7. “Fill your life with adventures, not things. Have stories to tell not stuff to show.” —  Unknown

8. “If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine; it’s lethal.” — Paulo Coelho

9. “The goal is to die with memories, not dreams.” —  Unknown

10. “Find life experiences and swallow them whole. Travel. Meet many people. Go down some dead ends and explore dark alleys. Try everything. Exhaust yourself in the glorious pursuit of life.” — Lawrence K. Fish

Prague, Czech Republic

11. “Travel because money returns. Time does not.” — Unknown

12. “The world is a book and he who doesn’t travel only reads one page.” — St. Augustine

13. “There’s no time to be bored in a world as beautiful as this.” —  Unknown

14. “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.” — Jawaharal Nehru

15. “When was the last time you did something for the first time?” —  John C. Maxwell

Niagara Falls, Canada

What was your favorite quote from this list? What countries are on your bucket list?

Photos provided by Triasha Chaudhury

Triasha was born and raised in metro-Atlanta. She is majoring in Psychology and hopes to work with children with disabilities after graduating. She's a huge nerd and is super into books, Broadway shows, and superhero movies. She loves to write and runs a blog (makingmyway.co) and dreams of traveling to more countries than her grandfather (47 and counting)
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