Our Favorite Travel Quotes

"It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live." Dumbledore

“It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to.” J.R.R. Tolkien​

“The use of traveling is to regulate imagination with reality, and instead of thinking of how things may be, see them as they are.”  Samuel Johnson​

“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. Ask no guarantees, ask for no security, there never was such an animal. And if there were, it would be related to the great sloth which hangs upside down in a tree all day every day, sleeping its life away. To hell with that. Shake the tree and knock the great sloth down on his ass.” Ray Bradbury​

"To see the world, things dangerous to come to, to see behind walls, to draw closer, to find each other, and to feel. That is the purpose of life.” Quote from the movie, Walter Mitty​

"You can't call it an adventure unless it's tinged with danger. The greatest danger in life, though, is not taking the adventure at all. To have the objective of a life of ease is death. I think we've all got to go after our own Everest."  Brian Blessed

"The big question is whether you are going to be able to say a hearty yes to your adventure."  Joseph Campbell

"My goal involves a hammock, a vegetable patch, and a solar-powered house. And I hope to eventually get there."

Miranda Kerr

"The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes 'sight-seeing.'"

Daniel J. Boorstin

"An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered."

Gilbert K. Chesterton

"People are beginning to realize that we need to live in accordance with the law of ecology, the law of finite resources, and if we don't, we're going to go extinct."

Paul Watson

“Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.” 

Paul Theroux

"Why is it that scuba divers and surfers are some of the strongest advocates of ocean conservation? Because they've spent time in and around the ocean, and they've personally seen the beauty, the fragility, and even the degradation of our planet's blue heart."

Sylvia Earle

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