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Maybe it’s just me but aren’t some travel quotes just so cheesy! I’m talking cheesy enough to make me gag, cringe and squirm all at the same time. But occasionally I come across some real kick-ass, inspiring travel quotes that just hit the nail on the head.
I’m afraid I’m guilty of stockpiling said inspirational travel quotes for times when I need a little motivation or a general pick me up. And so, I thought I’d share my favourite non-cheesy travel quotes, lifestyle quotes and feel-good motivational quips in a bid to inspire you too. Here goes…
I have done my best to attribute these quotes to the correct people but due to the nature of the internet, it’s quite possible that some of these travel quotes may be misattributed. Let me know if I’ve made a mistake and I’ll do my best to credit the correct source.
“Fill your life with experiences, not things. Have stories to tell, not stuff to show.” – Unknown
“Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all other seasons.” – Jim Bishop
“It’s not what you look at that matters, it is what you see.” – Henry David Thoreau
“When it’s time to die, let us not discover that we have never lived.” – Henry David Thoreau
“The richest human being is not the one who has the most but who needs the least to be happy.” – Unknown
“Whenever someone discredits you and tells you that you can’t do something, keep in mind that they are speaking from within the boundaries of their own limitations.” – Unknown
“It’s not about giving things up, it’s about choosing the life you want the most.” – www.simplyfiercely.com
“Leave nothing but footprints, take nothing but photos, kill nothing but time.” – Unknown
“Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher.” – William Wordsworth
“The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.” – Henry David Thoreau
“Man. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived.” – Dalai Lama
“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust
“People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home.” – Dagobert D. Runes
“Now more than ever do I realize that I will never be content with a sedentary life, that I will always be haunted by thoughts of a sun-drenched elsewhere.” – Isabelle Eberhardt
“Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.” – Unknown
I hope these inspiring travel quotes motivate you to live the life you long for. Ciao xox
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