20 Inspiring Quotes for Families Who Love to Travel

By Barbara Danza, Epoch Times
October 31, 2016 4:42 pm Last Updated: October 31, 2016 4:42 pm

Whether you could use a little encouragement to pull the trigger on your next family vacation, or (like me) even the thought of travel makes you giddy, here are some inspiring quotes that will speak to the traveler in you and, perhaps, inspire your family to hit the road!

 

“Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.”

—Mark Twain

 

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.”

—Saint Augustine

 

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

—Seneca

 

“To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.”

—Aldous Huxley

 

“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

 

“Not all those who wander are lost.”

—J.R.R. Tolkien

 

“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.”

—Susan Sontag

 

“Oh the places you’ll go.”

—Dr. Seuss

 

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.”

—Confucius

 

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

—Marcel Proust

 

“Travel, and the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of the experience.”

—Francis Bacon

 

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

—Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“One of the great things about travel is that you find out how many good, kind people there are.”

—Edith Wharton

 

“Certainly, traveling is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living. “

—Miriam Beard

 

“Travel far enough, you meet yourself.”

—Cloud Atlas

 

“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for”

—John A. Shedd

 

“The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.”

—G.K. Chesterton

 

“We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey.”

—John Hope Franklin

 

“I am a passionate traveler, and from the time I was a child, travel formed me as much as my formal education.”

—David Rockefeller

 

“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.”

—Scott Cameron

 

Happy Travels!