A collection of quotes on adventure and travel.


"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


“Travel brings power and love back into your life.”



“The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.” 

G.K. Chesterton


"You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water."

Rabindranath Tagore


"There is nothing more enticing, disenchanting, and enslaving than the life at sea."

Joseph Conrad


"I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move."

Robert Louis Stevenson


"He travels the fastest who travels alone."

Rudyard Kipling


“The true adventurer goes forth aimless and uncalculating to meet and greet unknown fate. ”

O. Henry


“Though I have had no adventures, I feel capable of them.”

Anna Katherine Green


“The mountains are calling and I must go.”

John Muir


“I see that it is by no means useless to travel, if a man wants to see something new”

Jules Verne


"Man can climb to the highest summits, but he cannot dwell there long."

George Bernard Shaw


“Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.”

H.G. Wells


"I always feel adventurous when a west wind blows."

Lucy Maud Montgomery


“I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I'll go to it laughing.” 

Herman Melville


“Never fear quarrels, but seek hazardous adventures.” 

Alexandre Dumas 


“No, no! The adventures first, explanations take such a dreadful time.” 

Lewis Carroll


“An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.” 

G.K. Chesterton


“Adventure is not outside man; it is within.” 

George Eliot


“Adventures do occur, but not punctually.” 

E.M. Forster


“Yet all experience is an arch wherethrough
Gleams that untraveled world whose margin fades
Forever and forever when I move.
How dull it is to pause, to make an end,
To rust unburnished, not to shine in use!
As though to breathe were life!” 

Alfred Lord Tennyson


“I have set my life upon a cast,
And I will stand the hazard of the die.” 

William Shakespeare



If you enjoyed our quotes on adventure and travel, perhaps you'd be interested in some of our selected adventure audiobooks found here. Including some iconic titles such as Moby Dick, Around The World In 80 Days, Treasure Island and many more.

We also have whole audiobooks dedicated to poetry all about the subject of travel - Volume 1 here & Volume 2 here.