161 Travel Abroad Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of travel abroad quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about what is travel.

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The Most Famous Travel Abroad Quotes (Best in 2024)

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To travel is to take a journey into yourself. — Danny Kaye

Travel is a caprice in childhood, a passion in youth, a necessity in manhood, and an elegy in old age. — Jose Rizal

Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living. — Miriam Beard

To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries. — Aldous Huxley

Once the travel bug bites there is no known antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life — Michael Palin

Travel is a fools paradise. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Experience, travel - these are an education in themselves. — Euripides

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness. — Mark Twain

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. — Augustine of Hippo

You do not travel if you are afraid of the unknown, you travel for the unknown, that reveals you with yourself. — Ella Maillart

Short Travel Abroad Quotes

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  • We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. — Jawaharlal Nehru
  • Traveling - it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller. — Ibn Battuta
  • Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world. — Gustave Flaubert
  • Take only memories, leave only footprints. — Chief Seattle
  • I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list. — Susan Sontag
  • If adventures will not befall a young lady in her own village, she must seek them abroad. — Jane Austen
  • The Wanderlust has got me... by the belly-aching fire — Robert W. Service
  • Half the fun of the travel is the esthetic of lostness. — Ray Bradbury
  • Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving. — Terry Pratchett
  • The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality. — Samuel Johnson

Travel Abroad Image Quotes

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Travel abroad quote by Ibn Battuta

Traveling - it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller. — Ibn Battuta

Travel abroad quote by Susan Sontag

I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list. — Susan Sontag

Travel abroad quote No matter how long you have traveled in the wrong direction, you always have the
No matter how long you have traveled in the wrong direction, you always have the choice to turn around.

Travel Study Abroad Quotes

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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

Let us not forget that the European Community started as a project for peace after the terrible Second World War. And today people take for granted the freedom to travel, to study, to work abroad. And the citizens of one country have almost exactly the same rights as another country. — Jose Manuel Barroso

These (literary) studies are the food of youth, and consolation of age; they adorn prosperity, and are the comfort and refuge of adversity; they are pleasant at home, and are no incumbrance abroad; they accompany us at night, in our travels, and in our rural retreats. — Marcus Tullius Cicero

Travel abroad quote Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, live happily and
Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, live happily and tell no one, people ruin beautiful things.

I just think we can't do enough of this [student exchanges]... And when you get young children traveling internationally, I think they come back different people. And you can't put a price tag - you can't put a value on that. — Arne Duncan

These studies are a spur to the young, a delight to the old: an ornament in prosperity, a consoling refuge in adversity; they are pleasure for us at home, and no burden abroad; they stay up with us at night, they accompany us when we travel, they are with us in our country visits. — Marcus Tullius Cicero

Studies are the food of youth, the delight of old age; the ornament of prosperity, the refuge and comfort of adversity; a delight at home, and no hindrance abroad; they are companions by night, and in travel, and in the country. — Marcus Tullius Cicero

What Is Travel Quotes

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Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary. — Steve Jobs

It's a lucky man, a very lucky man, who is committed to what he believes, who has stifled intellectual detachment and can relax in the luxury of his emotions - like a tipsy traveller resting for the night at wayside inn. — Alexander Pushkin

One way to open your eyes is to ask yourself, "What if I had never seen this before? What if I knew i would never see it again? — Rachel Carson

Travel abroad quote Travel far enough, you meet yourself.
Travel far enough, you meet yourself.

Life is what we make of it. Travel is the traveler. What we see isn't what we see but what we are. — Fernando Pessoa

What inspires me is the desire to be on. The desire to be successful. The desire to reach people through my music and make a living off it and never have to do anything else. Being able to do music full time and travel the world and share this music with everybody. That's the dream. — G-Eazy

Life's just one great journey. It's a road we travel as we go from point A to point B. What makes that journey worthwhile is the people we choose to travel with, the people we hold close as we take steps into the darkness and blindly make our way through life. They're the people who matter. — Dr. Seuss

Travel abroad quote Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.
Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.

I see my path, but I don't know where it leads. Not knowing where I'm going is what inspires me to travel it. — Rosalia de Castro

What sets a canoeing expedition apart is that it purifies you more rapidly and inescapably than any other. Travel a thousand miles by train and you are a brute; pedal five hundred on a bicycle and you remain basically a bourgeois; paddle a hundred in a canoe and you are already a child of nature. — Pierre Trudeau

You either get the point of Africa or you don't. What draws me back year after year is that it's like seeing the world with the lid off. — A. A. Gill

what i need is traveling minds talktouch kisses spittouch you swimming upstream. — Sonia Sanchez

Wish To Travel Quotes

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Believe in a love that is being stored up for you like an inheritance, and have faith that in this love there is a strength and a blessing so large that you can travel as far as you wish without having to step outside it. — Rainer Maria Rilke

Then something Tookish woke up inside him, and he wished to go and see the great mountains, and hear the pine-trees and the waterfalls, and explore the caves, and wear a sword instead of a walking-stick. — J. R. R. Tolkien

My only desire is an intimate infusion with nature, and the only fate I wish is to have worked and lived in harmony with her laws. — Claude Monet

Travel abroad quote I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list.
I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list.

Perfect is boring and dreams are not real. Just... do. So you think, "I wish I could travel." Great. Sell your crappy car, buy a ticket to Bangkok, and go. Right now. I'm serious. — Shonda Rhimes

This I would fight for: the freedom of the mind to take any direction it wishes, undirected. — John Steinbeck

I had a desire to see something besides my own shores, if only to be content to return to them someday. If I wish to live in my native land and love her, it should not be out of ignorance. — Margaret George

Travel abroad quote I don't know where I'm going but I'm on my way !
I don't know where I'm going but I'm on my way !

I have lectured at the U.N. and travelled widely, giving lectures on human rights and gender inequalities in universities. But this is a life I do not wish to live. I don't want to be a showcase, I want to be in a battlefield where I can stand beside the oppressed and the poor. — Taslima Nasrin

If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears. — Glenn Clark

Comics speak, without qualm or sophistication, to the innermost ears of the wishful self. The response is like that of a thirsty traveler who suddenly finds water in the desert - he drinks to satiation. — William Moulton Marston

It was the ideal of living in Eretz Yisrael that took me out of my house, out of my country and caused me to travel from my place. I left my house; I repudiated my inheritance...Why? Because I wished to travel to the bosom of my mother, Eretz Yisrael. — Nahmanides

Foreign Travel Quotes

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My experience in Amsterdam is that cyclists ride where the hell they like and aim in a state of rage at all pedestrians while ringing their bell loudly, the concept of avoiding people being foreign to them. — Terry Pratchett

Every flyer who ventures across oceans to distant lands is a potential explorer; in his or her breast burns the same fire that urged adventurers of old to set forth in their sailing-ships for foreign lands. — Jean Batten

After traveling through fourteen foreign countries and appearing before all the royalty and nobility I have only one wish today. That is that when my eyes are closed in death that they will bury me back in that quiet little farm land where I was born. — Annie Oakley

Travel abroad quote Travel is not really about leaving our homes, but leaving our habits.
Travel is not really about leaving our homes, but leaving our habits.

We are torn between nostalgia for the familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange. As often as not, we are homesick most for the places we have never known. — Carson Mccullers

Travel enables us to enrich our lives with new experiences, to enjoy and to be educated, to learn respect for foreign cultures, to establish friendships, and above all to contribute to international cooperation and peace throughout the world. — Jules Verne

Travelers never think that they are the foreigners. — Mason Cooley

Travel abroad quote We are what our thougts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words a
We are what our thougts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.

The most difficult task for anyone wandering through a foreign land with the hope of gaining some insight into it is the profound need to come to terms with the lives and thoughts of strangers. — Simon Winchester

When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable. — Clifton Paul Fadiman

When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable. — Clifton Fadiman

One of the great things about travel is you find out how many good, kind people there are. — Edith Wharton

Going Abroad Quotes

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America does not go abroad in search of monsters to destroy. — John Quincy Adams

Unless I am sure I am doing more at home to send the gospel abroad than I can do abroad, I am bound to go. — A. B. Simpson

How do we say, why do you keep voting for people who are giving more tax breaks to billionaires, who are going to send your jobs abroad, not going to let you form a union, not going to allow your kids to go to college? Why do you keep voting for these guys? — Bernie Sanders

Travel abroad quote All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.
All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.

The two things I was positive about in life were that I was going to be a teacher at a boarding school or an operative with the CIA posted abroad. I could write a book about all the things I was sure about. — Tucker Carlson

We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among men than when we stay in our chambers. — Henry David Thoreau

Once a year go someplace you've never been. — Dalai Lama

Travel abroad quote Travel is the healthiest addiction.
Travel is the healthiest addiction.

My experiences of traveling abroad and going to Italy with my father, having to break down a gigantic electric chair to get on trains. You've got three minutes. You go to Pompeii and there are shockingly few accessible hotels in a city that was covered in volcanic ash. — Zach Anner

Words are the soul's ambassadors, who go / Abroad upon her errands to and fro. — James Howell

I thought I would be at United for a couple of years, maybe three or four, and then go abroad somewhere. But I just fell in love with Manchester United. I fell in love with winning, fell in love with the history of the club and being part of it was something I could never have imagined. — Rio Ferdinand

You must understand the environment in Pakistan. This has become a moneymaking concern. A lot of people say if you want to go abroad and get a visa for Canada or citizenship and be a millionaire, get yourself raped. — Pervez Musharraf

Travel The World Quotes

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Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wherever you go, east, west, north or south, think of it as a journey into yourself! The one who travels into itself travels the world. — Shams Tabrizi

A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes. — Charles Spurgeon

Travel abroad quote Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.
Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.

Afoot and lighthearted I take to the open road, healthy, free, the world before me. — Walt Whitman

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The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page. — Saint Augustine

We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend. — Robert Louis Stevenson

The free exploring mind of the individual human is the most valuable thing in the world. — John Steinbeck

You can't change where you from. You can't take a person out of their zone and expect them to be somebody else now that they in the record industry. It's gonna take years. Years of travelling. Years of meeting people. Years of seeing the world. — Kendrick Lamar

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In the world through which I travel, I am endlessly creating myself. — Frantz Fanon

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 Terán

Study Abroad Quotes

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I started to make a study of the art of war and revolution and, whilst abroad, underwent a course in military training. If there was to be guerrilla warfare, I wanted to be able to stand and fight with my people and to share the hazards of war with them. — Nelson Mandela

The spirit of seeking understanding through personal contact with people of other nations and other cultures deserves the respect and support of all. — Gerald R. Ford

...International education cannot be the work of one country. It is the responsibility and promise of all nations. It calls for free exchange and full collaboration...The knowledge of our citizens is one treasure which grows only when it is shared. — Lyndon B. Johnson

Growing up, I thought I was white. It didn't occur to me I was Asian-American until I was studying abroad in Denmark and there was a little bit of prejudice. — Maya Lin

International exchanges are not a great tide to sweep away all differences, but they will slowly wear away at the obstacles to peace as surely as water wears away a hard stone. — George H. W. Bush

It's worth living abroad to study up on genteel and delicate manners. The maid smiles continuously; she smiles like a duchess on a stage, while at the same time it is clear from her face that she is exhausted from overwork. — Anton Chekhov

The benefits of studying abroad are almost endless. — Michelle Obama

My early years abroad were spent mainly upon the European Continent, and public duties since have led me to make prolonged stays in various Continental states France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Russia where the study of Continental statesmen has been almost forced upon me. — Andrew Dickson White

The fact is, with every friendship you make, and every bond of trust you establish, you are shaping the image of America projected to the rest of the world. That is so important. So when you study abroad, you're actually helping to make America stronger. — Michelle Obama

So we know that it's not enough for us to simply encourage more people to study abroad. We also need to make sure that they can actually afford it. — Michelle Obama

Foreign Countries Quotes

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The basic tenet of black consciousness is that the black man must reject all value systems that seek to make him a foreigner in the country of his birth and reduce his basic human dignity. — Steven Biko

The result of neo-colonialism is that foreign capital is used for the exploitation rather than for the development of the less developed parts of the world. Investment under neo-colonialism increases rather than decreases the gap between the rich and poor countries of the world. — Kwame Nkrumah

War against a foreign country only happens when the moneyed classes think they are going to profit from it. — George Orwell

Our children should be taught to beware of everything foreign and not to disclose any state or party secrets to foreigners... for foreigners are eyes for their countries, and some of them are counterrevolutionary instruments [in the hands of imperialism]. — Saddam Hussein

Icelanders are grateful to meet foreigners who have heard of their country. And even more grateful to hear someone say it deserves better. — Halldór Laxness

Depopulation should be the highest priority of foreign policy towards the third world, because the US economy will require large and increasing amounts of minerals from abroad, especially from less developed countries — Henry A. Kissinger

North Korea continues to play the crazed, powerful weakling to good effect. Its foreign policy consists of being suspicious of everyone except the Chinese, who provide 84% of the country’s imports and buy 85% of its exports. — Tim Marshall

If you know a country's geography, you can understand and predict its foreign policy. — Napoleon Bonaparte

We should teach the foreigners and colonialists that Somalia cannot be led by other people and that the traitors who fled the country will never lead Somalia. — Siad Barre

We must open our eyes and see that modern civilization has become so complex and the lives of civilized men so interwoven with thelives of other men in other countries as to make it impossible to be in this world and out of it. — Franklin D. Roosevelt

Living Abroad Quotes

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We have a problem that we have to fix in El Salvador - We have been sending migrants to the United States and elsewhere since the '80s and now we have almost a quarter of our population living abroad. — Nayib Bukele

Every dreamer knows that it is entirely possible to be homesick for a place you've never been to, perhaps more homesick than for familiar ground. — Judith Thurman

Life is something that everyone should try at least once. — Henry Tillman

I want to create awareness amongst the common people of Pakistan and I generally appeal to the Pakistani people living here and abroad for help and they provide me with the necessary resources. — Abdul Sattar Edhi

When satire flies abroad on falsehood's wing, Short is her life, and impotent her sting; But when to truth allied, the wound she gives Sinks deep, and to remotest ages lives. — Charles Churchill

The great and good do no die even in this world. Embalmed in books, their spirits walk abroad. The book is a living voice. It is an intellect to which one still listens. — Samuel Smiles

There are a great number of Mexicans who live every day worried about the lack of employment and opportunities. Those conditions also damage the image of Mexico abroad, and that is the Mexico that must be transformed. — Enrique Pena Nieto

The best way to travel abroad is to live with the locals. — Zach Braff

Living standards in both the public and private sector have to be brought down. The private sector has to sell more abroad and consume less at home. The government sector has to get closer to just spending what it can collect in taxes. — John Redwood

At what point then is the approach of danger to be expected? I answer, if it ever reach us, it must spring up amongst us. It cannot come from abroad. If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide. — Abraham Lincoln

Want To Travel Quotes

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I cannot worry much about your sins and miseries when I have so many of my own. I can only love you all, poor fellow travellers, fellow sufferers. I do not want to add one least straw to the burden you already carry. — Dorothy Day

If you want to travel the Way of Buddhas and Zen masters, then expect nothing, seek nothing, and grasp nothing. — Dogen

If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success. — John D. Rockefeller

Do not tell me how educated you are. Tell me how much you have traveled, and I will know how educated you are. — Prophet Muhammad

This country has been very good to us, every time we have a fight in the UFC it's incredible here in Australia and we want to go everywhere. We want to travel everywhere and continue to do fights all over the country. — Dana White

Good travels at a snail's pace. Those who want to do good are not selfish, they are not in a hurry, they know that to impregnate people with good requires a long time. — Mahatma Gandhi

To move, to breathe, to fly, to float, To gain all while you give, To roam the roads of lands remote, To travel is to live. — Hans Christian Andersen

The most dangerous risk of all - the risk of spending your life not doing what you want on the bet you can buy yourself the freedom to do it later. — Randy Komisar

I wanted to be my own boss and God knows I wanted to travel. — Cliff Lerner

If you want to take the road to independence and happiness, find the right person to depend on and travel down it with that person. — Amir Levine

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More Travel Abroad Quotes

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People do not die for us immediately, but remain bathed in a sort of aura of life which bears no relation to true immortality but through which they continue to occupy our thoughts in the same way as when they were alive. It is as though they were traveling abroad. — Marcel Proust

abroad it is our habit to regard all other travelers in the light of personal and unpardonable grievances. They are intruders into our chosen realms of pleasure, they jar upon our sensibilities, they lessen our meager share of comforts, they are everywhere in our way, they are always an unnecessary feature in the landscape. — Agnes Repplier

I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world. Mary — Mary Anne Radmacher

When I travel abroad, because I'm Columbian, I'm always one that they check twice and security and I'm the one that they open my bag and the one they pull to the side to check the visa. — Sofia Vergara

We travel to open our hearts and eyes and learn more about the world than our newspapers will accommodate. — Pico Iyer

We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next to find ourselves. — Pico Iyer

Americans who travel abroad for the first time are often shocked to discover that, despite all the progress that has been made in the last 30 years, many foreign people still speak in foreign languages — Dave Barry

We travel, in essence, to become young fools again - to slow time down and get taken in, and fall in love once more. — Pico Iyer

The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground and a common bond and we cease to be alone. — Wendell Berry

The impulse to travel is one of the hopeful symptoms of life. — Agnes Repplier

The gentle reader will never, never know what a consummate ass he can become until he goes abroad. I speak now, of course, in the supposition that the gentle reader has not been abroad, and therefore is not already a consummate ass. If the case be otherwise, I beg his pardon and extend to him the cordial hand of fellowship and call him brother. — Mark Twain

Since much wealth too often proves a snare and an incumbrance in the Christian's race, let him lighten the weight by 'dispersing abroad and giving to the poor'; whereby he will both soften the pilgrimage of his fellow travelers, and speed his own way the faster. — Augustus Toplady

You are not the same person working alone as you are in a group; in a romantic setting versus an educational one; when you are with close friends or in an anonymous crowd; or when you are traveling abroad as when at home base. — Philip Zimbardo

Because he had no place he could stay in without getting tired of it and because there was nowhere to go but everywhere, keep rolling under the stars. — Jack Kerouac

to travel is worth any cost or sacrifice. — Elizabeth Gilbert

To forget pain is to be painless; to forget care is to be rid of it; to go abroad is to accomplish both. — Mark Twain

I have found the game to be, in all factualness, a universal language wherever I traveled at home or abroad. — Ben Hogan

It is required of every man," the ghost returned, "that the spirit within him should walk abroad among his fellow-men, and travel far and wide; and, if that spirit goes not forth in life, it is condemned to do so after death. — Charles Dickens

I urge you to travel - as far and as widely as possible. Sleep on floors if you have to. — Anthony Bourdain

The gentle reader will never, never know what a consummate ass he can become until he goes abroad. — Mark Twain

I do a lot of walking around in game parks, rain forests, places like that, but it's not like I'm camping in them as much as my day walks. I've done that all over the world, not like with a backpack on my back living out in the woods for several days. When I travel abroad, it's more the city that captures my interest. — Henry Rollins

I would love to travel around the world working for a travel company taking students abroad on cultural immersion trips. — Karen Russell

When we get out of the glass bottle of our ego ... things will happen to us so that we don't know ourselves. Cool, unlying life will rush in. — D. H. Lawrence

Travel early and travel often. Live abroad, if you can. Understand cultures other than your own. As your understanding of other cultures increases, your understanding of yourself and your own culture will increase exponentially. — Tom Freston

Traveling tends to magnify all human emotions. — Peter Høeg

I believe that every English poet should read the English classics, master the rules of grammar before he attempts to bend or break them, travel abroad, experience the horrors of sordid passion, and - if he is lucky enough - know the love of an honest woman. — Robert Graves

I wanted to learn a few foreign languages, and therefore I had to go abroad. — Ella Maillart

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