A collection of quotes to inspire you to be brave and 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."
"Surely, of all the wonders of the world, the horizon is the greatest."
"To travel is worth any cost or sacrifice."
"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
"As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world."
"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."
"To shut your eyes is to travel."
"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."
"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all."
"You must go on adventures to find out where you belong."
"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."
"Traveling’s not something you’re good at. It’s something you do. Like breathing."
"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."
"I didn’t know where I was going until I got there."
"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."
"Adventure can be an end in itself. Self-discovery is the secret ingredient."
"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."
"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."
"We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls."
"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."
"Travel opens your mind as few other things do. It is its own form of hypnotism, and I am forever under its spell."
"Adventure should be part of everyone’s life. It is the whole difference between being fully alive and just existing."
"If you find yourself drawn to an event against all logic, go. The universe is telling you something."
"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."
"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."
"Travel is as much a passion as ambition or love."
Letitia Elizabeth Landon
"To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold."
"You do not travel if you are afraid of the unknown, you travel for the unknown, that reveals you with yourself."
"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."