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15 Travel Quotes to Inspire Your Next Adventure

Because inspiration never gets old. 

Inspirational quotes often walk the very thin line between corny and moving, but we’d be lying if we said we didn’t have a huge soft spot for the ones that inspire us to travel. The travel quotes that get us dreaming turn up in different forms all over our lives, from wall art to the sticky notes that cover our desks.[st_content_ad]

Below are some of our favorite quotes, those thoughts that inspire us to travel and travel well. We hope these travel quotes inspire you, too.

Anonymous on Life

John Shedd on Ships

Susan Sontag on Everywhere

Hans Christian Anderson on Living

Aesop on Adventure

Helen Keller on Adventure

Cheryl Strayed on Intention

Gloria Steinem on Settling Down

Anonymous on Wealth

Lisa. St. Aubin de Teran on Flirting

Robert Louis Stevenson on Travel for Travel’s Sake

Marcel Proust on Discovery

Martin Buber on Secret Journeys

Freya Stark on Solo Travel

Roberto Bolanco on the Diversity of the World

What are your favorite travel quotes? Share them in the comments below.

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Editor’s note: This story was originally published in 2016. It has been updated to reflect the most current information.

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