40 Inspirational Solo Female Travel Quotes By Women

40 Inspirational Solo Female Travel Quotes By Women

A collection of quotes to inspire you to explore the world.

 “It is in all of us to defy expectations, to go into the world and to be brave, and to want, to need, to hunger for adventures. To embrace the chance and risk so that we may breathe and know what it is to be free.”

mae chevrette

“Surely, of all the wonders of the world, the horizon is the greatest.”

freya stark

 “To travel is worth any cost or sacrifice.” 

elizabeth gilbert

 “Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” 

mary oliver

 “As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world.”

virginia woolf

“I want to do it because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others.”

amelia earhart

 “To shut your eyes is to travel.”

emily dickinson

 “I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.”

maya angelou

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.”

helen keller

 “You must go on adventures to find out where you belong.”

sue fitzmaurice

“I wondered why it was that places are so much lovelier when one is alone.” 

daphne du maurier

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

susan sontag

“Traveling’s not something you’re good at. It’s something you do. Like breathing.” 

gayle foreman

 “Traveling is like flirting with life. It’s like saying, ‘I would stay and love you, but I have to go; this is my station.’”

lisa st. aubin de teran

“I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” 

mary anne radmacher

 “The impulse to travel is one of the hopeful symptoms of life.”

agnes repplier

 “I didn’t know where I was going until I got there.”

cheryl strayed

 “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

“Adventure can be an end in itself. Self-discovery is the secret ingredient.”

grace lichtenstein

“Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can live bravely, excitingly, imaginatively, unless you can choose a challenge instead of a competence.” 

eleanor roosevelt

“Don’t ever accept anyone else’s preconceived limitations. If there’s something you want to do, there isn’t any reason you can’t do it.”

amy dodson

“We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.”  

anais nin

“An adventure may be worn as a muddy spot or it may be worn as a proud insignia. It is the woman wearing it who makes it the one thing or the other.”

norma shearer

“Travel opens your mind as few other things do. It is its own form of hypnotism, and I am forever under its spell.” 

libba bray

“Adventure should be part of everyone’s life. It is the whole difference between being fully alive and just existing.” 

holly morris

“If you find yourself drawn to an event against all logic, go. The universe is telling you something.” 

gloria steinem

“Loving life is easy when you are abroad. Where no one knows you and you hold your life in your hands all alone, you are more master of yourself than at any other time.”

hannah arendt

“Don’t let anyone rob you of your imagination, your creativity, or your curiosity. It’s your place in the world; it’s your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live.”

mae jemison

“Travel is as much a passion as ambition or love.”

letitia elizabeth landon

“To awaken alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.”


freya stark

“You are the one that possesses the keys to your being. You carry the passport to your own happiness.”

diane von furstenberg

“Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.”

mary ritter beard

“Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere.”

mae west

“I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it.”

rosalia de castro

“To me, travel is more valuable than any stupid piece of bling money can buy.”

raquel cepeda

“Travel does what good novelists also do to the life of everyday, placing it like a picture in a frame or a gem in its setting, so that the intrinsic qualities are made more clear. Travel does this with the very stuff that everyday life is made of, giving to it the sharp contour and meaning of art.” 

freya stark

“Anybody can be an explorer if they want to be. You can be an astronaut if you want. Figure out what you want to do, and then go do it.”

helen thayer

“Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.”

helen keller

“You do not travel if you are afraid of the unknown, you travel for the unknown, that reveals you with yourself.”

ella maillart

“When it’s over, I want to say: all my life I was a bride married to amazement. I was the bridegroom, taking the world into my arms. When it is over, I don’t want to wonder if I have made of my life something particular, and real. I don’t want to find myself sighing and frightened, or full of argument. I don’t want to end up simply having visited this world.”

mary oliver

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