Quotes About Wanderlust

The Best Wanderlust Quotes

Quotes About Wanderlust

Looking for travel quotes to inspire Wanderlust? Discover the best wanderlust quotes for every kind of adventure.


Quotes about travel are brilliant for getting you inspired to travel, helping you overcome post-trip blues or gifting to a friend who is about to set off on an amazing adventure.

There is something special about travel sayings that can really get you motivated to take that big trip you always dreamed of, or keep you sane while you are waiting for those long workday count downs to the vacation you have already booked!

So whether you’re a wanderlust soul or just looking for a short vacation get some wanderlust inspiration with the travel quotes below!


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Wanderlust Meaning


Wanderlust is a German word that means to have a strong impulse to wander and travel. Wanderlust in other languages is now a popular way to describe the urge to set off on adventures throughout the World. 

In fact, it has become so popular you can find everything about wanderlust travel from a wanderlust tattoo to wanderlust jewellery

There are lots of other ways you can use the wanderlust quotes below. Here are some ideas to get you started:

  1. In a handwritten card for a friend about to travel
  2. As a printable poster to keep you inspired ( perfect for your office wall!)
  3. On T-shirts
  4. As personalized travel gifts
  5. In your travel journal
  6. On travel-inspired home furnishings like these gorgeous cushions.


Wanderlust Quotes


  • “Wanderlust: n. a strong desire for or impulse to wander or travel and explore the world”  Anon

  • “Adventure is worthwhile.”  Aesop

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

  • “Better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times”   Proverb

  • “If you think adventures are dangerous, try routine: It’s Lethal.”  Paul Coelho

  • “I’m in love with cities I’ve never been to and people I’ve never met.”  John Green

  • “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.”  Helen Keller

  • “Blessed are the curious for they shall have adventures.” – Lovelle Drachman

  • “Not all those who wander are lost.”  J.R.R. Tolkien

  • “A person susceptible to “wanderlust” is not so much addicted to movement as committed to transformation.”   Pico Iyer

  • “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer”  Anon

  •  “Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.”  Jack Kerouac

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

  • “To Travel is to Live” – Hans Christian Andersen

  • “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” Mark Twain

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

  • “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”  Augustine of Hippo

  • “Fill your life with adventures, not things. Have stories to tell not stuff to show.”  Anon

  • “If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet”  Rachel Wolchin.

  • “Live your life by a compass not a clock.”  Stephen Covey

  • “We travel for romance, we travel for architecture, and we travel to be lost.”  Ray Bradbury

  • “Jobs fill your pocket, but adventures fill your soul.”  Jamie Lyn Beatty

  • “Go at least once a year to a place you’ve never been before.”  Dalai Lama

Did you enjoy these wander quotes? We hope they have inspired you to live a wanderlust life!



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