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Quotations about Travel


Travel, the great escape from the mundane, a grand adventure, a break from routine – or, as some might say, an excellent way to realize how much you love your own bed. It's a mix of awe-inspiring sights, new cultures, exotic cuisine, and occasionally, some questionable hotel choices.

Whether you're an intrepid explorer charting unknown territories or a cautious tourist with an overly highlighted guidebook, one thing's for sure: travel is an experience. It's the thrill of boarding a plane with an unreadable boarding pass, the amusement of attempting to communicate with wild hand gestures, and the inevitable confusion of converting currencies and ending up paying $100 for a cup of coffee.

But, amidst the lost luggage and the occasional bout of food poisoning, travel also brings valuable lessons, unforgettable memories, and a great deal of humour. So pack your sense of adventure and your funny bone, as we embark on this journey through a collection of hilarious travel quotations.

quotations about travel

"I told the doctor I broke my leg in two places. He told me to quit going to those places." Henny Youngman (American comedian, 1906-98)

"When you come to a fork in the road, take it." Yogi Berra (American baseball player, 1925-2015)

"I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list." Susan Sontag (American writer, 1933-2004)

"Kilometers are shorter than miles. Save gas, take your next trip in kilometers." George Carlin (American comedian, 1937-2008)

"Airline travel is hours of *boredom*fun*leg cramps* interrupted by moments of stark terror." Al Boliska (Canadian broadcaster, DOB unknown)

"The worst thing about being a tourist is having other tourists recognize you as a tourist." Russell Baker (American journalist and columnist, 1925-2019)

"Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen." Benjamin Disraeli (British Conservative statesman, 1804-81)

"When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and *twice*leave*spend* the money." Susan Heller (American artist, 1956-2021)

I travel a lot; I hate having my life disrupted by *routine.*my family.*locals.* Caskie Stinnett (American writer, 1911-98)

"The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page." St Augustine of Hippo (Roman Christian theologian, AD 354-430)

"Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer." Anon

"People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home." Dagobert D. Runes (Ukrainian philosopher, 1902-1982)

"A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving." Lao Tzu (Chinese Taoist philosopher, 5th century BC)

"It's bad manners to keep *a vacation*a drink*the pilot* waiting!" Anon

"Travel is glamorous only in retrospect." Paul Theroux (American novelist and travel writer, 1941-)

"Don't worry about the world ending today, it's already tomorrow in Australia." Charles Monroe Schulz (American cartoonist, 1922-2000)

"Railways and the Church have their critics, but both are the best ways of getting a man to his ultimate destination." Revd W. Awdry (English writer of children's books, 1911-97)

"The only way of catching a train I ever discovered is to miss the train before." G. K. Chesterton (English essayist, novelist, and poet, 1874-1936)

"I prefer to travel on *French*Italian*Russian* ships because there is none of that 'women and children first' nonsense." Noel Coward (English dramatist, actor, and composer, 1899-1973)

"Sir, Saturday morning, although recurring at regular and well-foreseen intervals, always seems to take this railway by surprise." W. S. Gilbert (English satirist, 1836-1911)

"What is better than presence of mind in a railway accident? Absence of body." Punch (English humorous weekly periodical, 1841-1992)

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