Dream. Go. Discover. Explore. Set your sails.
Take a leap. Sit still somewhere new. Meet yourself.
Add kindness in different time zones. Share beauty. Create laughter.
Spark an idea. Illuminate.
Whether you want to explore all seven continents or experience your own neighborhood better, here are some inspiring travel quotes, and some images from my travels.
“Make voyages! Attempt them-there’s nothing else.”
– Tennessee Williams
“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. ”
– often attributed to Mark Twain
“Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.” – Seneca
“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page. ”
“Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you traveled.” –Mohammed
“Adventure is worthwhile.”
“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.”
” Not I, not anyone else, can travel that road for you. You must travel it for yourself.” –
“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.”
— Martin Buber
“Three things restore a person’s good spirits: beautiful sounds, sights, and smells.”
-Babylonian Talmud, Berakhot
“All life is travel through time and space. Think outside the cube.”
-Lisa TE Sonne
“Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples 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
“Hitler didn’t travel. Stalin didn’t travel. Saddam Hussein never traveled. They didn’t want to have their orthodoxy challenged.”
— Dr. Howard Gardner
“Experience, travel – these are as education in themselves”
“When travelling, kindness can be the greatest gift, and dearest souvenir.” -Lisa TE Sonne
“The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you have.” -Anna Quindlen
“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
Parenting chinstrap penguin,sitting on an egg and a chick below:
“I like animals. I like natural history. The travel bit is not the important bit. The travel bit is what you have to do in order to go and look at animals.”
– David Attenborough
“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust
“To move, to breath, to fly, to float…to travel is to live.” -Hans Christian Andersen.
(c) Lisa TE Sonne, Selects from a book she is working on
All above photos by Lisa TE Sonne. Please contact her for permission to use. Lisa@Sonne.org
Please add your own inspiration and any travel/ exploration quotes you want to share in the comments section below or email them. Thanks!