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Inspirational Travel Quotes for 2015 – One for Each Week of the Year

As we bid farewell to 2014 and welcome in the New Year, I wanted to pass along a few inspirational travel quotes. Ok, there’s more than a few, more like 53 – one inspirational travel quote for each week of the year. If you like these and want to stay inspired throughout 2015,  make sure to follow me on Facebook and Twitter where I’ll be sharing them each Monday. Happy New Year and safe travels!

Inspirational Travel Quotes for Each Week of the Year

1. “I hope when the moment comes, you’ll say… I did it all. I owned every second that this world could give. I saw so many places, the things that I did, with every broken bone I swear I lived.” – One Republic

Click over for 53 inspirational travel quotes. Week One: “I hope when the moment comes, you’ll say… I did it all. I owned every second that this world could give. I saw so many places, the things that I did, with every broken bone I swear I lived.” – One Republic

2. “Bizarre travel plans are dancing lessons from God.” – Kurt Vonnegut

3. “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” – Beverly Sills

4. “If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to meet it.” – Jonathan Winters

Inspirational Travel Quotes for Each Week of the Year

5. “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” – Unknown

6. “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…” ? Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

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7. “Hope that you spend your days but they all add up and when that sun goes down hope you raise your cup.” – One Republic

Inspirational Travel Quotes for 2015, Week 7: “I hope that you spend your days but they all add up and when that sun goes down hope you raise your cup.” – One Republic

8. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain

9. “The world is a book, and he who doesn’t travel reads only one page.” – St. Augustine

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10. “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

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

12. “A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.” – John Steinbeck  (Happy Anniversary to The Husband…)

13. “Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry but by demonstrating that all people cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.” – Maya Angelou

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14. “Once a year go somewhere you have never been before.” – Dalai Lama

15. “Not all those who wander are lost.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

16. “You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Christopher Columbus

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17. “The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on ones own country as a foreign land.” – Gilbert K. Chesterton

 18. “To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.” – Aldous Huxley

19. “People don’t take trips…trips take people.” – John Steinbeck

 20. “It’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” –Abraham Lincoln

“It’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” –Abraham Lincoln Click over for 53 more inspirational travel quotes - one for each week of the year.

21. “If you can dream it, you can achieve it.” –Zig Ziglar

22. “Half the fun of the travel is the esthetic of lostness.” – Ray Bradbury

23. “Take only memories; leave only footprints.” – Chief Seattle

24. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” –Confucius

25. “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.”  –Robert Frost

 26. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. –Steve Jobs

27. “If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.” –Sheryl Sandberg

Inspirational Travel Quotes, one for each week of 2015

28. “Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse.” – Thomas Fuller

29. “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” – Maya Angelou

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30. “I travel not to go anywhere, but to go.  I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

31. “I have learned this strange thing, too, about travel: one may return to a place and, quite unexpectedly, meet oneself still lingering there from the last time.” – Helen Bevington

32.“Travel is the frivolous part of serious lives, and the serious part of frivolous ones.” –Anne Sophie Swetchine

 33. “From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!” ? Dr. Seuss, One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

34. “Travel doesn’t become an adventure until you leave yourself behind.” Marty Rubin

35. “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” – Mark Twain

36. “It’s a dangerous business, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no telling where you might be swept off to.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

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37. “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

38. “A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” – John A. Shedd

39. “The most important trip you may take in life is meeting people halfway.” – Henry Boye

40. “No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.” – Lin Yutang

41. “Trips become memories, memories become treasures.” -unknown

Inspirational Travel Quotes for Each Week of the Year

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

43. “He who is outside his door has the hardest part of his journey behind him.” – Dutch Proverb

44. “Yes, evil exists in this world, but it’s a small and ugly part of a planet overflowing with good. We owe it to our children to keep exploring.” Matt Villano

45. “Oh, yesterdays are over my shoulder, so I can’t look back for too long. There’s just too much to see waiting in front of me, and I know that I just can’t go wrong with these changes in latitudes, changes in attitudes, nothing remains quite the same.” – Jimmy Buffett

46. “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” – Henry Ford

Inspirational Travel Quotes for Each Week of the Year

47. “You lose sight of things… and when you travel, everything balances out.” – Daranna Gidel 

48. “I travel for the unknown, the uncertain, the undiscovered. I travel because there’s too much out there not to see.” – Unknown

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49. “The world is not in your books and maps. It’s out there.” – Gandolf the Gray

50. “Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.” – Matsuo Basho

51. “There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

52. “Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.” – Benjamin Disraeli

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53. “You’re off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So… get on your way!” ? Dr. Seuss

Inspirational Travel Quotes for Each Week of the Year

Judit

Friday 19th of May 2017

I enjoyed reading this inspirational quotes about travel. There are many great ones and I really like the last one, plus the image is beautiful: " You are off to great places. Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So...get on your way! " Dr Seuss

Cher

Tuesday 6th of January 2015

Lots of really great quotes! So inspirational - now I want to travel somewhere...

Elaine Schoch

Tuesday 6th of January 2015

Thanks! It's still early in the year - time plan something! ;)

LindySez

Monday 5th of January 2015

Great quotes! I'll have to remind myself of a few of them when I'm next on the road...

Paula Through the Looking Glass

Tuesday 30th of December 2014

thanks for sharing

Dennis Kopp

Monday 29th of December 2014

Those are a lot of great quotes Elaine! I personally can relate to some more than others, but overall there is, of course, a bit of truth in every saying. Henry Ford’s quote I had not heard before, but I like the idea that you especially grow with your challenges… :)

Elaine Schoch

Tuesday 30th of December 2014

Thanks! Yes, there are a lot...and I found nearly enough for next year too. ;)