30 Random Travel Quotes

I’ve put together a list of less used (apart from the Britney one, but it’s fantastic), vaguely travel-related quotes for inspiration and above all, entertainment.

Hoping you like them.

30 Random Travel Quotes

  1. “Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water.”
    W C Fields 
  2. “Writing and travel broaden your ass if not your mind and I like to write standing up.”
    Ernest Hemingway 
  3. “I want to travel. Maybe I’ll end up living in Norway, making cakes.”
    Eva Green 
  4. “Don Quixote’s ‘Delusions’ is an excellent read – far better than my own forthcoming travel book, ‘Walking Backwards Across Tuscany.'”
    Arthur Smith 
  5. “Bizarre travel plans are dancing lessons from God.” (Eh?)
    Kurt Vonnegut 
  6. “I didn’t notice I was being set upon by a pickpocket, which I am glad of, because I like to work only with professionals.”
    Douglas Adams 
  7. Karen: “I didn’t know fruit could travel.”
    Will & Grace 
  8. “I have never listened to anyone who criticized my taste in space travel, sideshows or gorillas. When this occurs, I pack up my dinosaurs and leave the room.”
    Ray Bradbury 
  9. “Sometimes the road less traveled is less traveled for a reason”
    Jerry Seinfeld 
  10. “We all know that light travels faster than sound. That’s why certain people appear bright until you hear them speak.”
    Albert Einstein 
  11. “It can hardly be a coincidence that no language on earth has ever produced the expression, ‘As pretty as an airport.”
    Douglas Adams 
  12. “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the road less traveled by and they CANCELLED MY FRIKKIN’ SHOW. I totally shoulda took the road that had all those people on it. Damn.”
    Joss Whedon 
  13. “Did you ever notice that the first piece of luggage on the carousel never belongs to anyone?”
    Erma Bombeck 
  14. “Never take a cross country trip with a kid who has just learned to whistle.”
    Jean Deuel 
  15. “There is no other article for individual use so universally known or widely distributed. In my travels I have found [the safety razor] in the most northern town in Norway and in the heart of the Sahara Desert.”
    Patricia Harris and David Lyon 
  16. Too often travel, instead of broadening the mind, merely lengthens the conversation.
    Elizabeth Drew 
  17. “People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home.”
    Dagobert D. Runes 
  18. “Remember: Don’t Insult the Alligator till after you cross the river.”
    Old Haitian proverb 
  19. “What does it mean to pre-board? Do you get on before you get on?”
    George Carlin 
  20. “Another well-known Paris landmark is the Arc de Triomphe, a moving monument to the many brave women and men who have died trying to visit it.”
    Dave Barry 
  21. “The only way to be sure of catching a train is to miss the one before it.”
    Gilbert K Chesterton 
  22. “My experience in Amsterdam is that cyclists ride where the hell they like and aim in a state of rage at all pedestrians while ringing their bell loudly, the concept of avoiding people being foreign to them. My dream holiday would be a) a ticket to Amsterdam b) immunity from prosecution and c) a baseball bat.”
    Terry Pratchett 
  23. “No matter how much water a sink takes on, it never lives up to its name. The Titanic would never have sunk if it were made out of a sink.
    Jarod Kintz 
  24. “I went on a road trip with my cat, Cap’n. I would have let him drive, but he was drunk.”
    Jarod Kintz 
  25. “A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you’ve been taking.”
    Earl Wilson 
  26. “The shortest distance between two points is under construction.”
    Leo Aikman 
  27. “Airplane travel is nature’s way of making you look like your passport photo.”
    Al Gore 
  28. “The cool thing about being famous is traveling. I have always wanted to travel across seas, like to Canada and stuff.”
    Britney Spears 
  29. “We can’t stop here, this is bat country!”
    Hunter S Thompson 
  30. “You can’t see the whole sky through a bamboo tube.”
    Japanese saying

Know any good quotes?

Have you head any other good ones that might fit with the list? Let me know and I’ll add them as bonuses, and you’ll get a mention.


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