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Inspirational Travel Quotes – One For Each Week of 2018

It’s out with the old and in with the new as we say goodbye to 2017 and embrace a New Year. In 2015 we did a fun post noting inspirational travel quotes for every week of the year. We wanted to kick that off again in 2018 – we could all use a little more positivity and inspiration out there.

Be inspired, be passionate and let this be the year to fulfill your dreams… Cheers and Happy New Year!

Jan. 1. – “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” -Lao Tzu

Jan. 7 – “Live your life by a compass, not a clock.” -Stephen R. Covey

Jan. 14 – “There are more things in Heaven and Earth than are dreamt of in your philosophy.”  –Shakespeare

Jan. 21 – “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible!’” –Audrey Hepburn

Jan. 28 – “Wine is bottled poetry.” –Robert Louis Stevenson

Feb. 4 – “I love everything that’s old, –old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine.” –Oliver Goldsmith

Feb. 11 – “Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.” –Jennifer Lee

Feb. 18 – “Bizarre travel plans are dancing lessons from God.” -Kurt Vonnegut

Feb. 25 – “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” –Beverly Sills

March 4 – “I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.”  –Susan Sontag

March 11 – “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” –Les Brown

March 18 – “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” –Unknown

March 25 – “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

April 1 – “Always find a reason to laugh. It may not add years to your life but will surely add life to your years.” –Unknown

April 8 – “A flower does not think of competing with the flower next to it. It just blooms.” –Zen Shin

April 15 – “Blessed are the curious for they will have adventures.” –unknown

April 22 – “To take wine into our mouths is to savor a droplet of the river of human history.” –Clifton Fadiman

April 29 – “We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.” –Anonymous

May 6 – “Let your smile change the world, but don’t let the world change your smile.” –Connor Franta

May 13 – “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and it made all the difference.” –Robert Frost

May 20 – “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!

May 27 – “The world is a book, and he who doesn’t travel reads only one page.” –St. Augustine

June 3 – “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

June 10 – “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 Angelo

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June 17 – “It’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” –Abraham Lincoln

June 24 – “The human spirit needs places where nature has not been rearranged by the hand of man.” –Anonymous 

July 1 – “The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones that do.” –Steve Jobs

July 8 – “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” –Neale Donald Walsch

July 15 – “If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to meet it.” –Johnathon Winters

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July 22 – “Some see a weed, some see a wish.” –Unknown

July 29 – “One travels to run away from routine. That dreadful routine that kills all imagination and all our capacity for enthusiasm.” –Ella Maillart

Aug. 5 – “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass…It’s about learning to dance in the rain.” -Vivian Greene

Aug. 12 – “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people just exist.” –Oscar Wilde

Aug. 19 – “Travel sparks our imagination, feeds our curiosity & reminds us how much we all have in common.” –Deborah Lloyd

Aug. 26 – “Do not grow old, no matter how long you live. Never cease to stand like curious children before the great mystery into which we were born.” –Albert Einstein

Sept. 2 – “Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.” – Benjamin Disraeli

Sept. 9 – “Listen to your own voice, your own soul, too many people listen to the noise of the world, instead of themselves. Deep inside, you know what you want, let no one decide that for you.” –Leon Brown

Sept. 16 – “Nothing makes the future look so rosy as to contemplate it through a glass of Chambertin.” –Napoleon

Sept. 23 – “When it rains, look for rainbows. When it’s dark, look for stars.” –Oscar Wilde

Sept. 30 – “Of all the books in the world, the best stories are found between the pages of a passport.” –Unknown

Oct. 7 – “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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Oct. 14 – “Notice how the trees do not cling to their leaves. Fall is about releasing the old to make way for the new.” –Unknown

Oct. 21 – “If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet.” –Rachel Wolchin

Oct. 28 – “Everything that you want to be, you already are, and you’re simply on the path of discovering it.” –Alicia Keys

Nov. 4 – “Life is like a camera. You focus on what’s important, capture the good times, develop from the negatives, and if things don’t work out, take another shot.” –Unknown

Nov. 11 – “And then there is 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

Nov. 18 – “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more.” –Melody Beattie

Nov. 25 – “I hope you live a life you’re proud of. If you find that you are not, I hope you have the strength to start all over again.” –F. Scott Fitzgerald

Dec. 2 – “Kindness is like snow – it beautifies everything that is covers.” –Kahlil Gibran

Dec. 9 – “We are all like a snowflake, all different in our own beautiful way.” –Unknown

Dec. 16 – “The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the upmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for richer and newer experience.” –Eleanor Roosevelt

Dec. 23 – “Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.” –Edith Sitwell

Dec. 30 – “Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.” –Oprah Winfrey


  1. Very nice quotes! I like this one: “Always find a reason to laugh. It may not add years to your life but will surely add life to your years.”. Modern life is very busy and we take it too serious. We often have no time for simple and funny things that can make us happy.

    1. Thanks for sharing, and I couldn’t agree more. Happy New Year!

  2. this is an inspiring article thanks for sharing

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