40 Inspirational Quotes About Travel and Adventure

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Today I'm going to give you some of my top Travel Inspiration Quotes to use on Instagram. As you can expect I've been reading a few of these whilst on my travels. I hope you like them, where possible I've cited the author.

  1. ‘If I were living in Roman times I'd want to live in Rome, where else. Today America is the Roman empire and New York is Rome itself.’ John Lennon 

  2. ‘It's not the years honey, it's the mileage.’ Indiana Jones, Raiders of the Lost Ark

  3. 'Life is what happens when you're busy making other plans. - John Lennon 

  4. 'Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.' – Jack Kerouac

  5. 'Because it's there.' George Mallory when asked why he wanted to climb Mount Everest.

  6. 'I think that I shall never see: A poem lovely as a tree. A tree whose hungry mouth is pressed: Against the sweet earth's flowing breast.' - Joyce Kilmer

  7. 'We must reach far beyond our own lifespans. We must think not as individuals but as a species. We must confront the reality of interstellar travel.' Dr Brand, Interstellar

  8. 'There’s an awful lot you can tell about a person by their shoes. Where they’re going, where they’ve been.' Forrest Gump 

  9. ‘Attitude is the difference between an ordeal and an adventure.’ – Bob Bitchin

  10. ‘Life moves pretty fast, if you don't stop to look around once in a while, you'll miss it.’ - Ferris Bueller

  11. ‘I don't ever remember feeling this awake.’ Thelma - Thelma and Louise

  12. ‘If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine, it's lethal.’ - Unknown 

  13. ‘They came up with the idea that I should make a round-trip of the most exciting cities of the world and describe them in beautiful, beautiful prose. This could be accomplished, they said, within a month.’ Ian Fleming - Thrilling Cities

  14. ‘The gladdest moment in human life, me thinks, is a departure into unknown lands.’ – Sir Richard Burton

  15. ‘You develop a sympathy for all human beings when you travel a lot.’  – Shakuntala Devi

  16. ‘You should try it some time. Get away from it all. It really lends perspective.’ - Bond, Skyfall 

  17. ‘When one is in Egypt, one should delve deeply into its treasures.’ - Bond, The Spy who Loved Me

  18. ‘Stop Searching. Start Traveling.’

  19. ‘Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.’

  20. ‘Your future hasn’t been written yet. No one’s has. Your future is whatever you make it. So make it a good one. And where we're going, we don't need, roads.’ Doc Brown Back to the Future

  21. ‘Just tell them I'm coming.’ - Wilson, The Limey 

  22. ‘The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.’ - Michael Althsuler

  23. ‘Carpe diem, seize the day boys. Make your lives extraordinary.’ Keats - Dead Poets Society. 

  24. ‘Travel like Gandhi, with simple clothes, open eyes and an uncluttered mind.’ – Rick Steve

  25. ‘How do the geese know when to fly to the sun? Who tells them the seasons? How do we, humans, know when it is time to move on? As with the migrant birds, so surely with us, there is a voice within, if only we would listen to it, that tells us so certainly when to go forth into the unknown.’ – Elizabeth Kübler-Ross

  26. ‘Take the wheel and steer
    It’s driven me before
    And it seems to have a vague, haunting mass appeal
    But lately I am beginning to find
    That I should be the one behind the wheel’ - Incubus Drive

  27.  ‘And here I go again on my own
    Goin' down the only road I've ever known,
    Like a drifter I was born to walk alone
    And I've made up my mind
    I ain't wasting no more time.’ - Whitesnake

  28. ‘Sometimes the wrong choices bring us to the right places.’ 

  29. ‘When was the last time you did something for the first time?’

  30. ‘Did you ever notice the first piece of luggage on the carousel, never belongs to anyone?’ 

  31. ‘It doesn't matter what the others say, you can go your own way.’ - Fleetwood Mac

  32. ‘Every direction is the right direction.’ 

  33. ‘Apparently there is a collection of travel sick bags on at the V&A. It doesn't say if they've been used or not.’ 

  34. ‘We've gone on holiday by mistake.’ - Withnail, Withnail & I. 

  35. ‘We came, we saw, we kicked its ass!’ Dr Venkman Ghostbusters 

  36. ‘So if you want to join me for a while. Just grab your hat, come travel light. That's hobo style.’ Littlest Hobo theme

  37. ‘I’ve known adventures, seen places you people will never see, I’ve been Off-world and back… frontiers! I’ve stood on the back deck of a blinker bound for the Plutition Camps with sweat in my eyes watching stars fight on the shoulder of Orion… I’ve felt wind in my hair, riding test boats off the black galaxies and seen an attack fleet burn like a match and disappear. I’ve seen it, felt it…!’  - Original Peoples' script for Bladerunner

  38. ‘I was born under a wanderin’ star Wheels are made for rollin’ Mules are made to pack I never seen a sight that didn’t look better looking back.’ - Lee Marvin 

  39. ‘Moving just keep moving 'til I don't know what I’m saying I’ve been moving so long the days all feel the same.’ - Supergrass

  40. ‘There was nowhere to go but everywhere, so just keep on rolling under the stars.’ - Jack Kerouac