200+ Journey Quotes – Inspirational Quotes About Journey

(Last Updated On: January 28, 2024)

Setting out on life’s travel may be a surprising experience filled with turns, challenges, and triumphs. Pursuing dreams, personal growth, and navigating unknown paths are integral to this fascinating expedition. In the labyrinth of life, these inspirational journey quotes serve as guiding stars.

They give comfort amid times of instability, strength when confronting impediments, and inspiration to keep moving forward. Whether overcoming hardships or celebrating victories, these quotes resonate with individuals, validating their struggles and successes.

People utilize these quotes to share intelligence with companions and family, as captions for social media posts, or as everyday assertions. Each quote encapsulates the spirit of the journey, reminding us that every step counts towards a fulfilling destination.

This collection of 200+ Best Journey Quotes celebrates the essence of these experiences, offering profound insights and motivation to traverse life’s diverse terrains.

Best Journey Quotes

Not all those who wander are lost. ― J.R.R. Tolkien


The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.  ― Lao Tzu


Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it. – Greg Anderson



Some journeys take us far from home. Some adventures lead us to our destiny. – C. S. Lewis


No place is ever as bad as they tell you it’s going to be. – Chuck Thompson


Don’t be discouraged if the people around you don’t see what you see in your dream. Most great people were doubted in the beginning of their journey to greatness. ― Edmond Mbiaka


The traveler that resolutely follows a rough and winding path will sooner reach the end of his journey than he that is always changing his direction and wastes the hour of daylight in looking for smoother ground and shorter passages. – Johnson


For my part, I travel not to go anywhere but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move. – Robert Louis Stevenson

Walk away from anything or anyone who takes away from your joy. Life is too short to put up with fools – Unknown


Traveling alone will be the scariest, most liberating, life-changing experience of your life. Try it at least once!


One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.  – Henry Miller


Adventure is worthwhile. – Aesop


All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware. – Martin Buber


Your task is not to see for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.  – Rumi


As soon as I saw you, I knew a grand adventure was about to happen. – Winnie The Pooh

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.  – Andre Gide


Sooner or later we must realize there is no station, no one place to arrive at once and for all. The true joy of life is the trip. — Robert J. Hastings


To speak a language is to take on a world, a culture. – Frantz Fanon


Don’t expect everyone to understand your journey, especially if they have never had to walk your path – Anonymous


I love places that make you realize how tiny you and your problems are. — Anonymous


Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. – Bill Gates


I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them. — Mark Twain

Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that the sooner we will be able to treat life as art. -Maya Angelou


I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list. – Susan Sontag


You may not be her first, her last, or her only. She loved before she may love again. But if she loves you now, what else matters? She’s not perfect—you aren’t either, and the two of you may never be perfect together but if she can make you laugh, cause you to think twice, and admit to being human and making mistakes, hold onto her and give her the most you can. She may not be thinking about you every second of the day, but she will give you a part of her that she knows you can break—her heart.

So don’t hurt her, don’t change her, don’t analyze and don’t expect more than she can give. Smile when she makes you happy, let her know when she makes you mad, and miss her when she’s not there. – Bob Marley


You need not even listen, just wait…the world will offer itself freely to you, unmasking itself. – Franz Kafka


Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination and the journey. They are home. ― Anna Quindlen


Don’t expect anyone to understand your journey, especially if they’ve never walked your path.


The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see. – Gilbert K. Chesterton

Life is like a road trip enjoys each day and don’t carry too much baggage.


If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine, it’s lethal – Paulo Coelho


The only impossible journey is the one you never begin. – Tony Robbins


Cervantes said the journey’s better than the end. Practices, to me, were the journey. – Wooden


Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey. – Babs Hoffman


Life is short, live it. Love is rare, grab it. Anger is bad, dump it. Fear is awful, face it. Memories are sweet, cherish them. – Unknown


As you travel solo, being totally responsible for yourself, it’s inevitable that you will discover just how capable you are!

We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us. – Unknown


Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.


Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind. – Anthony Bourdain


The world is waiting for you. Good Luck. Travel Safe. Go! – Phil Keoghan


Our real journey in life is interior; it is a matter of growth, deepening, and of an ever greater surrender to the creative action of love and grace in our hearts. Never was it more necessary to respond to that action? – Thomas Merton


A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles. – Tim Cahill


Because when you stop and look around, this life is pretty amazing.  — Dr. Seuss


Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all – Helen Keller



The journey between what you once were and who you are now becoming is where the dance of life really takes place. – Barbara De


Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.  – Mark Twain


Nothing develops intelligence like travel.  – Emile Zola


I wish you to know that you have been the last dream of my soul. – Charles Dickens


Find Joy In your Journey. – Anonymous


It’s better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times. — Anonymous


The customer experience is the next competitive battleground.  – Jerry Gregoire


In Life, It’s Not Where You Go, It’s Who You Travel With.  –  Charles Schulz


Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome. – Arthur Ashe

Once the travel bug bites, there is no known antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life ― Michael Palin


Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none. – William Shakespeare


We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment. – Hilaire Belloc


It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end. ― Ursula K. Le Guin


The beautiful journey of today can only begin when we learn to let go of yesterday. –  Steve Maraboli


To dare is to lose one’s footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself. – Søren Kierkegaard


Life is a journey, not a race.




Everybody has their own story, everybody has their own journey. – Thalia


And the purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for a newer and richer experience. – Eleanor Roosevelt


Wretch even then, life’s journey just begun. –  Cowper


The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. – Marcel Proust


If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.  – Napolean Hill


A traveler should be happy, not perfect!


I am not a great book, I am not a great artist, but I love art and I love food, so I am the perfect traveler. – Michael Palin


Never let your memories be greater than your dreams.


Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller. – Ibn Battuta


Beautiful girl, take care of yourself. No-one else knows what your soul needs. – Aston G


Love doesn’t just sit there, like a stone; it has to be made, like bread; remade all the time, made new. – Ursula LeGuin


Life was meant to a great adventure and close friends.


Work hard, travel harder.


I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.  – Mary Anne Radmacher




 A passenger on a road journey is in the hands of a driver; a reader embarking on a book is in the hands of a narrator.


When we get out of the glass bottle of our ego and when we escape like the squirrels in the cage of our personality and get into the forest again, we shall shiver with cold and fright. But things will happen to us so that we don’t know ourselves. Cool, unlying life will rush in. – D.H. Lawrence


One must travel to learn– Mark Twain


When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people – Clifton Fadiman


 If you knew the journey beforehand, you’d learn nothing along the way. – Anonymous


It isn’t how much time you spend somewhere that makes it memorable: it’s how you spend the time.  — David Brenner


There is only one boss. The customer. – Sam Walton


Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.  – Ernest Hemingway


The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be the beginning. – Ivy Baker Priest


We accept the love we think we deserve.  – Stephen Chbosky


We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm, and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. – Jawaharial Nehru


We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls. ― anaïs nin


It’s all about the journey, not the outcome. – Carl Lewis


Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us. – Samuel Smiles




Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. – T. S. Eliot


Run from what’s comfortable. Forget safety. Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation. Be notorious. I have tried prudent planning long enough. From now on I’ll be mad. – Rumi


If you can’t fly, then run, if you can’t walk run, then walk, if you can’t walk, then crawl, but by all means, keep moving. – Martin Luther King Jr.


The only journey is the one within. – Rilke


People don’t take trips, trips take people. John Steinbeck


What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. – Henry Stanley Haskins


Traveling solo took away my irrational fears!


The best journeys in life are those that answer questions you never thought to ask. ― Rich Ridgeway


It is better to travel well than to arrive.


The gladdest moment in human life, methinks, is a departure into unknown lands. – Sir Richard Burton


The farther you go, however, the harder it is to return. The world has many edges, and it’s easy to fall off. – Anderson Cooper


The art of love is largely the art of persistence. – Albert Ellis


Sharing adventures means enjoying them 100% more.


Wander often, wonder always.


Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you have traveled. – Mohammed




If there is one thing I have learned on this incredible journey we call life, it is this: the sign of a truly successful individual is humility. – Naveen Jain


I dislike feeling at home when I am abroad. – George Bernard Shaw


See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream– Ray Bradbury


And if travel is like love, it is, in the end, 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.  –  Pico Iyer


Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.  — William S. Burroughs


Every day we’re saying, ‘How can we keep this customer happy?’ How can we get ahead in innovation by doing this because if we don’t, somebody else will.  – Bill Gates


Home is where the heart is, and my heart is wherever I am at the moment. —  Lily Leung


Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.  – Matsuo Basho


May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears. – Nelson Mandela


 Travel expands the mind and fills the gap. – Sheda Savage


No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man. ― Heraclitus


The true journey is one that is traveled with an inner GPS fully activated. – Alexis Brooks


Sometimes it’s the journey that teaches you a lot about your destination. – Drake


A little step may be the beginning of a great journey.




Life is a journey. How we travel is really up to us.


We can just flow with the tide or follow our own dreams. – Paulo Coelho


The more you weigh the harder you are to kidnap. Stay safe. Eat cake. – Unknown


The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but significance, and then even the small steps and little victories along your path will take on greater meaning.  – Oprah Winfrey


When the journey from means to end is not too long, the means themselves are enjoyed if the end is ardently desired. – Russell


Everything I was I carry with me, everything I will be lies waiting on the road ahead. ― Ma Jian


It is never too late to be what you might have been.  – George Eliot


Being a solo traveler made me an adult!


To travel is to evolve. –  Pierre Bernardo


A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.


The more you weigh the harder you are to kidnap. Stay safe. Eat cake. – Unknown


Love is the spirit that motivates the artist’s journey. – Eric Maisel


You and me, we are more than friends. We are like a small travel gang!


I’ve got a bad case of wanderlust.


Surely, of all the wonders of the world, the horizon is the greatest.  Freya Stark




The journey matters as much as the destination. By engaging in the moment on set, I’ve stopped rushing and now find pleasure in the collaborative process – the characters, the costumes – rather than worrying about the finished product. – Michelle Dockery


People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home. –  Dagobert D. Runes


Investment in travel is an investment in yourself. – Matthew Karsten


Surround yourself with people who make you hungry for life, touch your heart, and nourish your soul.


My Life Is My Journey With God It May Be Hard Sometimes But I Am Assured It Would Be All Worth It. – Anonymous


The breaks you take form work pay you back manifold when you return because you come back with a fresher mind and newer thinking. Some of your best ideas come when you’re on vacation. — Gautam Singhania


The goal as a company is to have customer service that is not just the best, but legendary.  – Sam Walton


You don’t choose the day you enter the world and you don’t choose the day you leave. It’s what you do in between that makes all the difference. – Anita Septimus


The problem, simply put, is that we cannot choose everything simultaneously. So we live in danger of becoming paralyzed by indecision, terrified that every choice might be the wrong choice. – Elizabeth Gilbert


Time flies. It’s up to you to be the navigator. – Robert Orben


The journey is yours. Enjoy each and every step. –  Anonymous


Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it. – Henry David Thoreau


And then I realized adventures are the best way to learn.




You may not always end up where you thought you were going, But you will always end up where you were meant to be. – Jessica Taylor


If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion, and avoid the people, you might better stay home. – James A. Michener


If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work. —Thomas J. Watson


Setting out well is a quarter of the journey.


Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.  ― Jack Kerouac


It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up. ~ Vince Lombardi


If you have to wait for someone to travel with you, you may end up waiting for a lifetime!


A person does not grow from the ground like a vine or a tree, one is not part of a plot of land. Mankind has legs so it can wander. ― Roman Payne


Everything you want is on the other side of fear. – Jack Canfield


Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are traveling the dark journey with us. Oh, be swift to love, make haste to be kind.  – Henri Frederic Amiel


Friends that travel together, stay together.


Let’s wander where the wifi is weak. — Barcelover


Collect Moment, Not Things.




Destination means death to me. If I could figure out a way to remain forever in transition, in the disconnected and unfamiliar, I could remain in a state of perpetual freedom. ~ David Wojnarowicz


For the born traveler, traveling is a besetting vice. Like other vices, it is imperious, demanding its victim’s time, money, energy and the sacrifice of comfort. – Aldous Huxley


Never hesitate to go far away, beyond all seas, all frontiers, all countries, all beliefs.  – Amin Maalouf


When you come to a fork in the road…Take It –  Yogi Berra


Today I give thanks to everyone who has been part of my life’s journey. – Anonymous


There is no way to happiness- happiness is the way.  — Thich Nhat Hanh


The first step in exceeding your customer’s expectations is to know those expectations. – Roy H. Williams


You develop a sympathy for all human beings when you travel a lot.  –  Shakuntala Devi


We may run, walk, stumble. drive, or fly, but let us never lose sight of the reason for the journey, or miss a chance to see a rainbow on the way. – Gloria Gaither


I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together. – Marilyn Monroe


The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper. – W.B. Yeats


The most important reason for going from one place to another is to see what’s in between, and they took great pleasure in doing just that. ― Norton Juster


Embrace the journey. –  Anonymous


Transformation is a process, and as life happens there are tons of ups and downs. It’s a journey of discovery – there are moments on mountaintops and moments in deep valleys of despair. – Rick Warren


Life is a journey that must be traveled no matter how bad the roads and accommodations. – Oliver Goldsmith




I have learned to live my life one step, one breath, and one moment at a time, but it was a long road. I set out on a journey of love, seeking truth, peace and understanding. I am still learning. –  Muhammad Ali


I’ve long believed that good food, good eating, is all about risk. Whether we’re talking about unpasteurized Stilton, raw oysters or working for organized crime ‘associates,’ food, for me, has always been an adventure. – Anthony Bourdain


Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve. —Mary Kay Ash


Forever Free: Abraham Lincoln’s Journey to Emancipation. – Tubman


I may be going nowhere, but what a ride. ― Shaun Hick


The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn. – Ralph Waldo Emerson


Waiting for the perfect moment to travel? It is here right now!


You don’t have to be rich to travel well. – Eugene Fodor


Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life.


I wandered everywhere, through cities and countries wide. And everywhere I went, the world was on my side. – Roman Payne


To fall in love is easy, even to remain in it is not difficult; our human loneliness is caused enough. But it is a hard quest worth making to find a comrade through whose steady presence one becomes steadily the person one desires to be. – Anna Louise Strong


Take that person and travel around the world. Buy a plane ticket for the two of you to travel ALL around the world and go to places that are hard to get to and hard to get out of. And when you come back… and if you’re still in love with that person… get married at the airport. – Bill Murray


Where you lead, I will follow. — Carole King


I’m in love with cities I’ve never been to and people I’ve never met.  ― Melody Truong




Heroes take journeys, confront dragons, and discover the treasure of their true selves. – Carol Pearson If


 If an ass goes traveling, he’ll not come home a horse. – Thomas Fuller


Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.  – Paul Theroux


Be with someone who feels like freedom and loves you without chains. Because love isn’t about holding someone back or using guilt to make them stay. Love is freedom, and they freely choose you. – JmStorm


 You are far from the end of your journey. The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart. See how you love it. Buddha


A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.  — John A. Shedd


Get closer than ever to your customers. So close that you tell them what they need well before they realize it themselves.  – Steve Jobs


Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe.  – Anatole France


Every day is a journey filled with twists and turns. Every day, if you smile, you will feel alive, my son. – Santosh Kalwar


Living on Earth is expensive, but it does include a free trip around the sun every year. – Unknown


We should not judge people by their peak of excellence, but by the distance, they have traveled from the point where they started. ― Henry Ward Beecher


There is only one map to the journey of life and it lives within your heart. – Willie Nelson


Man’s real home is not a house, but the Road and that life itself is a journey to be walked on foot. – Bruce Chatwin


The journey of life is not meant to be feared and planned; It is meant to be traveled and enjoyed.




Let your mind start a journey through a strange new world. Leave all thoughts of the world you knew before. Let your soul take you where you long to be. Close your eyes, let your spirit start to soar, and you’ll live as you’ve never lived before. – Erich Fromm


I wanted kicks—the kind of melodramatic thrills and chills I’d yearned for since childhood, the kind of adventure I’d found as a little boy in the pages of my Tintin comic books. – Anthony Bourdain


Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.  ― Theodore Roosevelt


We all have obstacles to overcome and while our life’s journey may not be identical to Celie, I think that triumph over adversity and moving on and finding self-love and yourself and your voice is something that we all need to do. I didn’t feel like it was a black story or a woman’s story, I thought it was universal and always thought the story sang, that it had so much music in its soul. –  Sanders


The road embraced me, let me breathe, and more importantly, did not judge me. ― M.B. Dallocchio.


Just keep going. Everybody gets better if they keep at it. – Ted Williams


Smile for life, not only for the photo!


He who is outside his door has the hardest part of his journey behind him. – Dutch Proverb


The best dreams happen when you’re awake.


Fill your life with experiences, not things. Have stories to tell, not stuff to show. – Unknown


I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love. – Leo Buscaglia


Sometimes all you need is a great friend and thirst for adventure.


We dream of colors borrowed from the sea.


This wasn’t a strange place; it was a new one.  – Paulo Coelho




We must get beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey. – Franklin, John Hope


No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.  – Lin Yutang


I’ve fallen in love with adventures, so I begin to wonder if that’s why I’ve fallen for you. – E. Grin


Your journey has molded you for your greater good, and it was exactly what it needed to be. Don’t think you’ve lost time. There is no short-cutting to life. It took each and every situation you have encountered to bring you to the now. And now is right on time. – Asha Tyson


No matter what happens, travel gives you a story to tell. — Jewish


Every contact we have with a customer influences whether or not they’ll come back. We have to be great every time or we’ll lose them. – Kevin Stirtz


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


Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road. – Jack Kerouac


 It doesn’t matter where you are. You are nowhere compared to where you can go. – Bob Proctor


One of the greatest journeys in life is overcoming insecurity and learning to truly not give a shit. ― J. A. Konrath


Our journey is about being more deeply involved in the life and yet, less attached to it. –  Ram Dass


It may be that when we no longer know which way to go that we have come to our real journey. The mind that is not baffled is not employed. The impeded stream is the one that sings. WENDELL BERRY


I am learning to trust the journey even when I do not understand it. – Mila bronit




The moment in between what you once were, and who you are now becoming, is where the dance of life really takes place. – Barbara De Angelis


It’s been an adventure. We took some casualties over the years. Things got broken. Things got lost. But I wouldn’t have missed it for the world. – Anthony Bourdain


Greatness lies not in being strong, but in the right use of strength.   – Henry Ward Beecher

In the beautiful mosaic of life, the significance of Best Journey Quotes gleams brightly. With a treasure trove of over 200 inspirational quotes illuminating the path, these words ignite courage, growth, and determination. Allow Best Journey Quotes to uplift you, affirming that every step in your journey matters profoundly.

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