We are on a mission today. We want you to pack your bags and go somewhere impromptu – today, tomorrow or this weekend. And to further this appeal, we have 16 travel quotes that will ensure you pack your bags and GO!

All the quotes are placed right on top of a GoUNESCO picture that truly signifies the meaning of the quote.

R.L.Stevenson sums up what the allure for travel really is…

1. “For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” 

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And Mark Twain further enhances the potential of what travel can do to you…

2. “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness”

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness

Pico Iyer rightly sums up the progression of individual travel…

3. “We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next to find ourselves. We travel to open our hearts and eyes and learn more about the world than our newspapers will accommodate. We travel to bring what little we can, in our ignorance and knowledge, to those parts of the globe whose riches are differently dispersed. And we travel, in essence, to become young fools again- to slow time down and get taken in, and fall in love once more.”

progression of individual travel

With some advice from the Dalai Lama…

4. Once a year, go some place you have never been before – Dalai Lama

Once a year, go some place you have never been before - Dalai Lama

Further stressed upon and scared into by Jhumpa Lahiri…

5. “You are still young, free. Do yourself a favor. Before it’s too late, without thinking too much about it first, pack a pillow and a blanket and see as much of the world as you can. You will not regret it. One day it will be too late.”

You are still young, free. Do yourself a favor. Before it's too late, without thinking too much about it first, pack a pillow and a blanket and see as much of the world as you can. You will not regret it. One day it will be too late.

 

Proust tells you how to implement what Twain said…

6. “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes”

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes

And Toklein urges you to just keep going…

7. “Little by little, one travels far”

Little by little, one travels far

Some more experienced insights on why you MUST travel…

8. “Travel is the only thing that you buy that makes you richer”

Travel is the only thing that you buy that makes you richer

With some of them telling you why travel is not just wandering…

9. “We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment”

We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment

Hemingway talks about the meaning of a journey…

10. “It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.”

It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.

The allure of a new place!

11. “Travel often. Getting lost will help you find yourself.”

Travel often. Getting lost will help you find yourself.

Hans Christian Anderson puts words to describe the romance of travel…

12. “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.”

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.

And Pico Iyer compares it to a love affair itself!

13. “Travel is like love, mostly because it’s a heightened state of awareness, in which we are mindful, receptive, undimmed by familiarity and ready to be transformed. That is why the best trips, like the best love affairs, never really end.”

Travel is like love, mostly because it’s a heightened state of awareness, in which we are mindful, receptive, undimmed by familiarity and ready to be transformed. That is why the best trips, like the best love affairs, never really end.

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words to describe the appeal of the mountains…

14. “The mountains are calling. I must go.”

The mountains are calling. I must go

And the never ending charm of sunsets!

15. “Every one of the hundred thousand cities around the world has its own special sunset and it was going there, just once, if only to see the sun go down.”

Every one of the hundred thousand cities around the world has its own special sunset and it was going there, just once, if only to see the sun go down

And Mary Poppins just sums it all up…

15. “There is a whole world at your feet!”

There is a whole world at your feet!

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We are on a mission today. We want you to pack your bags and go somewhere impromptu - today, tomorrow or this weekend. And to further this appeal, we have 16 travel quotes that will ensure you pack your bags and GO! All the quotes are placed right on top...