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100 Best Exploring Quotes About Around The World Adventures

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The world is full of amazing places to see, visit and experience. Strike up the spirit of adventure and fill your family with the urge to travel with these great exploring quotes, sure to make you want to jump over the back fence and see what's out there! For more inspiration, take some time out for our funny travel quotes and bucket list quotes.

Best Travel Quotes And Exploring Quotes For Adventure.

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

2. “I’m not lost. I’m exploring.” - Jana Stanfield.

3. “Exploration is curiosity put into action.” - Don Walsh.

4. “I do not explain, I explore.” - Marshal McLuhan.

5. “One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things." - Henry Miller.

6. “I want to explore the world properly, to be able to write about and take pictures of all kinds of different cultures. Just be an explorer or adventurer.” - Cara Delevingne.

7. “We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.” - T. S. Eliot.

8. “Jobs fill your pockets, but adventures fill your soul.” - Jaime Lyn.

9. “You must go on adventures to find out where you truly belong.” - Sue Fitzmaurice.

10. “The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” -Thomas Alva Edison.

11. “A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are built for.” - John G. Shed.

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

13. “Adventure, without it, why live?” - Hortense Odlum.

14. “A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” – John A Shedd.

15. “At the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling.” - Shanti.

16. “Explore, experience, then push beyond.” - Aaron Lauritsen.

17. “You cannot explore the universe if you think that you are the center of it.” - Joshua Suya Pelicano.

18. “Keep exploring, you will discover new path.” - Lailah Gifty Akita.

19. “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.

20. “The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it.” - Rudyard Kipling.

21. “Actually, the best gift you could have given her was a lifetime of adventures.” - Lewis Carroll.

22. “Time to open up a new chapter in life, and to explore a larger centre.” - Lillian Russell.

23. “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

24. “My interest in photography is not to capture an image I see or even have in my mind, but to explore the potential of moments I can only begin to imagine.” - Lois Greenfield.

25. “There are so many avenues to explore and stories to tell. It’s just about finding new ways of telling them.” - Jack Lowden.

Best Travel Quotes About Exploring The Unknown

Get out of your comfort zone and try something new - these great exploration quotes will help scare away those fears and build out that sense of adventure!

26. “The biggest honor is to be an astronaut. It’s such a tremendous privilege to be able to represent humankind in our quest to explore space.” - John M. Grunsfeld.

27. “I think, just philosophically, we’re made to explore.” - Peggy Whitson.

28. “I’m a wanderer. But I don’t wander to explore the outer physical world, I do it to explore the universe inside me.” - Appu Nirmal.

29. “An explorer cannot stay at home reading maps other men have made.” - Susanna Clarke, ‘Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell.’

30. “Never mourn the loss of a map. There remains a world to discover.” - Vijay Fafat, ‘The Ninth Pawn Of White – A Book Of Unwritten Verses.’

31. “I am an explorer of the biological toxicity of high altitudes.” - Steven Magee.

32. “Every dreamer knows that it is entirely possible to be homesick for a place you’ve never been to, perhaps more homesick than for familiar ground.” - Judith Thurman.

33. “Don’t put off your adventures while you wait for available friends to join.” - Francis Shenstone.

34. “Everybody wants to be someplace he ain’t.” - Henry Ford.

35. “There is always an adventure waiting in the woods.” - Katelyn S. Bolds.

36. “When no possessions keep us when no countries contain us, and no time detains us, man becomes a heroic wanderer, and woman, a wanderer.” - Roman Payne.

37. “Explore your existence.” - Lailah Gifty Akita.

38. “The life you've led doesn't need to be the only life you have.” - Anna Quindlen.

39. “If happiness is the goal – and it should be, then adventures should be top priority.” - Richard Branson.

40. “Don’t die without embracing the daring adventure your life was meant to be.” - Steve Pavlina.

41. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure.” - Helen Keller.

42. “Adventure is allowing the unexpected to happen to you. Exploration is experiencing what you have not experienced before.” - Richard Aldington.

43. “Our happiest moments as tourists always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of something else.” - Lawrence Block.

44. “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson.

45. “To travel is to live.” - Hans Christian Andersen.

46. “Travel far enough, you meet yourself.” - David Mitchell.

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

48. “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” - St Augustine.

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

50. “The gladdest moment in human life is a departure into unknown lands.” - Sir Richard Burton.

Famous Explorer Quotes About Exploring

Who better to hear about exploring from than some of the world's most famous explorers? We dare you not to be inspired by these “exploring explorer's” quotes!

51. “Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” - Gustav Flaubert.

52. “He who would travel happily must travel light.” - Antoine De St. Exupery.

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

54. “A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.” - Lao Tzu.

55. “The more I travel, more I know that I know nothing.” - Dr Prem Jagyasi.

56. “Own only what you can carry with you; know language, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag.” - Alexander Solzhenits.

57. “The man who goes alone can start today, but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.” - Henry David Thoreau.

58. “Live, travel, adventure, bless, and don’t be sorry.” - Jack Kerouac.

59. “It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.” - J.R. R Tolkien.

60. “While many explorers like to endure hardship by traveling to remote inhospitable parts of the world, I prefer to explore from the comfort of my own home.” - Steven Magee.

61. “Traveling widens your horizon and teaches you to be happy and positive.” - Dr Prem Jagyasi.

62. “Once you begin traveling, it might so happen that you discover a place where people are just like you.” - Dr Prem Jagyasi.

63. “Travelling is therapy, where sorrows need no words for being expressed and healing needs no pills.” - Sachin Kumar Puli.

64. “I have seen travel plans happen only when they were made overnight.” - Sanhita Baruah.

65. “Travelers never think they are the foreigners.” - Mason Cooley.

66. “It is better to travel well than to arrive.” - Buddha.

67. “Travel is never a matter of money but of courage.” - Paulo Coelho.

68. “When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money.” - Susan Heller.

69. “You can find your way across this country using burger joints the way a navigator uses stars.” - Charles Kuralt.

70. “Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit.” - Frank Borman.

71. “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.

72. “Travelling is a key part of my life. It keeps me inspired, takes me to new places, introduces me to new sounds, and allows me to explore new environments and soundscapes.” - Ludwig Goransson.

73. “The study of maps and the perusal of travel books aroused in me a secret fascination that was at times almost irresistible.” - Alain De Botton, ‘The Art Of Travel.’

74. “The exploration of self is only enhanced by your expeditions & innumerable odysseys that nurture the mind and soul if finding a purpose is your goal then travelling lies at the heart of it.” - Sachin Kumar Puli.

75. “Travelling is therapy, where sorrows need no words for being expressed and healing needs no pills.” - Sachin Kumar Puli.

Inspiring Quotations About Exploration

You can't possibly want to sit still after taking in these inspiring quotes; get out there and go exploring together.

76. “To travel is to breathe sentience into one’s ambitions.” - Saim. A. Cheeda.

77. “You need mountains, long staircases don’t make good hikers.” - Amit Kalantri.

78. “Live life with no excuses, travel with no regret.” - Oscar Wilde.

79. “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I – I took the one less travelled by.” - Robert Frost.

80. “Travel doesn’t become adventure until you leave yourself behind.” - Marty Rubin.

81. “There are no foreign lands. It is the traveller only who is foreign.” - Robert Louis Stevenson.

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

83. “Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.” - Al Gore.

84. “A traveller without observation is a bird without wings.” - Moslih Eddin Saadi.

85. “The journey not the arrival matters.” - T. S. Eliot.

86. “All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” - Martin Buber.

87. “I like someone who embraces life; who wants to be on a long journey but has no particular plan or destination in mind. An adventurous man, open to the concept of living life in the moment.” - Jill Hennessy.

88. “You can’t find happiness at the end of your journey if you didn’t bring it with you all along.” - Katrina Mayer.

89. “Climb mountains not so the world can see you but so you can see the world.” - David McCullough Jr.

90. “It’s the ‘everyday’ experiences we encounter along the journey to who we wanna be that will define who we are when we get there.” - Aaron Lauritsen.

91. “Jet lag is for amateurs.” - Dick Clark.

92. “A journey is measured in friends rather than miles.” - Tim Cahill.

93. “Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.” - Izaak Walton.

94. “It is better to see something once, than to hear about it a thousand times.” - Asian proverb

95. “Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” - Dalai Lama.

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

97. “A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.” - John Steinbeck.

98. “All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveller is unaware.” - Martin Buber.

99. “Once you have travelled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.” - Pat Conroy.

100. “I soon realized that no journey carries one far unless, as it extends into the world around us, it goes an equal distance into the world within.” - Lillian Smith.

Who doesn't want to go and explore the world - from your back garden or local park to far or exotic places - after reading these quotes? Whet your appetite more with some of our explorer coloring pages, or get the newest member of your family set up to be a traveler with our ideas for great explorer names.

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