We know that sometimes business travel can be a drag. But when you read these quotes, you might find that they’ve revitalized your old love of travel, even though you’re putting in long hours and miles on the road.
People love quotes. There’s just something great about a pithy statement that you don’t have to dig around and find context for. Everything you need to understand is right there in one easily digestible, perfectly-worded passage that you wish you had said yourself. Enjoy these quotes and start traveling with a renewed sense of optimism!
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- “One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” Henry Miller
- “Once a year, go somewhere you have never been before.” Dalai Lama
- “He who is outside his door has the hardest part of his journey behind him.” Dutch Proverb
- “I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.” Mark Twain
- “Traveling is like flirting with life. It’s like saying ‘I would stay and love you, but I have to go; this is my station.” Lisa St. Aubin de Teran
- “NOT I – NOT ANYONE else, can travel that road for you, You must travel it for yourself.” Walt Whitman
- “To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.” Freya Stark
- “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
- “Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.” Greg Anderson
- “Man does not simply exist but always decides what his existence will be, what he will become in the next moment.” Viktor Frankl
- “For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” Robert Louis Stevenson
- “Airplane travel is nature’s way of making you look like your passport photo.” Al Gore
- “People don’t take trips. Trips take people.” John Steinbeck
- “The real voyage of discovery consists not in finding new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” Marcel Proust
- “Where I was born and where and how I have lived is unimportant. It is what I have done with where I have been that should be of interest.” Georgia O’Keefe
- “Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” Confucius
- “You know more of a road having traveled it than by all the conjectures and descriptions in the world.” William Hazlitt
- “If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine; it’s lethal.” Paulo Coelho
- “Travel brings power and love back into your life.” Rumi
- “A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” John A. Shedd