Daydream with Exploration Quotes
I love quotes about all things fun! Quotes are great for inspiring and giving you something wonderful to think about on boring days of work or while doing boring chores. I always had some of my favorite exploration quotes posted in and around my desk when I taught school. Those exploration quotes always put a smile on my face.
Positive thinking is good for the soul. Keep yourself thinking of happy things with this list of quotes on exploration. Where will your daydreams take you?
50+ Inspirational Exploration Quotes
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 safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. Mark Twain
“We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.” Anais Nin
“….we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be indefinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us…” Henry David Thoreau
“All you need to know is that it’s possible.” Wolf, Hiker of the Appalachian Trail
“Just DO it!” Nike
“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
“Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. “Ander Gide
Take every chance you get in life, because some things only happen once.” Karen Gibbs
“To travel is to live.” Hans Christian Andersen
Conventional wisdom tells us <that> we take our baggage with us. I’m not so sure. Travel, at its best, transforms us in ways that aren’t always apparent until we’re back home. Sometimes we do leave our baggage behind, or even better, it’s misrouted to Cleveland and it never heard from again.” Eric Weiner
“At its best, travel should challenge our preconceptions and most cherished views, cause us to rethink our assumptions, shake us a bit, make us broader minded and more understanding.” Arthur Former
“Life is about the gray areas. Things are seldom black and white, even when we wish they are and think they should be, and I like exploring this nuanced terrain.” Emily Griffin
Loving all these inspirational Exploration Quotes but wondering what to do with them? Me, too! Read down to the bottom of the post for ideas on displaying these wonderful quotes on exploring .
“I do to nature every day for inspiration to do a day’s work.” Frank Lloyd Wright
“Live your life by a compass, not a clock.” Stephen Covey
Live life with no excuses travel with no regret.” Oscar Wilde
“You don’t have to be rich to travel well.” Eugene Fodor
“You can never explore the universe if you think you are the center of it.” Joshua Suya Pelicano
“Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.” Benjamin Disraeli
“Oh, the places you’ll go.” Dr. Seuss
“When we allow ourselves to explore, we discover destinations that were never on the map.” Amie Kaufman
“To travel is to breath sentience into one’s ambitions.” Said A. Cheeda
“To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.” Aldous Huxley
“I’ll look back on this and smile because it was life and I decided to live it.”
“When you are traveling you are what you are right there and then. People don’t hold your past against you. No yesterdays on the road.” William Least Heat-Moon
“Dare to live the life you’ve always wanted.”
“Look deep into nature and you will understand everything better.” Albert Einstein
“Blessed are the curious for they will have adventures.”
‘The more you explore, the more you learn and grow.” Nitesh Nishad
“Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets our soul on fire.” Jennifer Lee
“Life is a journey, not a destination.”
“The world is as large as I let it be. Each step I take into the unknown reveals a thousand more steps of possibility.” Avina Celeste
“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” Gustav Flaubert
“You can shake the sand from your shoes, but it will never leave your soul.”
“The journey not the arrival matters.” T.S. Elliot
“If we were meant to stay in one place, we would have roots instead of feet.” Rachel Wolchin
“Better to see something once than hear about it a thousand times.”
“The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.”
“There is always adventure waiting in the woods.” Katelyn S. Bolds
“Adventure may hurt you but monotony will kill you.”
“Don’t listen to what they say. Go see.”
“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Life is short and the world is wide.”
“Adventure is worthwhile.” Aristotle
“In wisdom, I’ve gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.” Ansel Adams
“Not all who wander are lost.” JRR Tolkien
“Traveling tends to magnify all human emotions.” Peter Hoeg
“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.” TS Elliot
“No more greater joy can come from life than to live inside a moment of adventure.” Frosty Woolridge
“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste it, to experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer expereince.” Eleanor Roosevelt
“Travel brings power and love back into your life.” Rumi
“Adventure is worthwhile itself.” Amelia Earhart
“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” Henry Miller
“The journey itself is my home.” Basho
“Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention to arrive safely in a pretty and well-preserved body; but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming, ‘Wow! What a ride!'”
“A man practices the art of adventure when he breaks the chain of routine and renews his life through reading new books, traveling to new places, making new friends, taking up new hobbies and adopting new viewpoints.” Wildred Peterson
“Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of the living.” Miriam Beard
“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” Confucious
“Travel is really not about leaving our homes, but leaving our habits.” Pico Iyer
“The journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” Lao Tzu
Ideas for displaying Quotes on Exploring the World
- DIY Decals and Wall Stencils – What a great way to display your favorite quotes about exploring.
- Print a large copy of your favorite quote about exploring at the local printing shop. Frame it to have fantastic and inexpensive piece of art.
- Doormat fun! Welcome your friends and families with your favorite travel quote just outside the front door. Great places to create a custom doormat: Personal Creations and Personalized Doormats.
- Make those small portions of the staircase, called the kick board or stair riser, really fabulous by painting a quote about exploring on each one! Use both sides of the pillow and then rotate the sayings.
- Change it up! Buy a tiny display with shelves, and write out your favorite quote in scrabble tiles. Love the pallet scrabble board from The Weary Bee shop on Etsy.
- Throw pillows are a great canvas for you to display all of your favorite quotes on exploration. Throw a few on the couch and a few more on the bed. Great places to buy a custom pillow: Vistaprint and Printful
- A blanket makes a great spot for your favorite quotes on exploration – you can get a lot of words on a blanket! Use Shutterfly and Collage to create your custom blanket. This would make a great gift for your favorite explorer.
- Craft a wonderful gift for yourself or a friend using your favorite quotes on exploration. Do you cross stitch? Create your custom cross stitch pattern using a quote! Stitch Fiddle is a great place to get started on your custom quote cross stitch creation.
- Use your favorite quotes on exploration and travel to a map and then frame it. Where to buy map paper? Try Zazzle and JoAnn Fabric Store.
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Where is your next travel destination? Are you daydreaming now after reading these wonderful exploration quotes? I know I am!
Take the kids with you! Check out the reading lists to get the kids thinking about your next family adventure. Reading Lists for KIDS who travel
Happy Travel Daydreams!
Natalie, The Educational Tourist
I just love travel and adventure quotes. You got an amazing gallery here, lots of them never heard of so far. Like this that I absolutely agree the more you travel the list of places to see and explore gets larger and larger and you have more steps “The world is as large as I let it be. Each step I take into the unknown reveals a thousand more steps of possiblitily.” Avina Celeste Very nice to read!
Loved the Eric Weiner quote. I would add the tips to include picking a quote to add on a blog post, to tweet it to another social media share.
I love travel quotes, they’re so inspiring! My favorite is: Travel is the only thing that makes you richer. 🙂
And it is true, isn’t it? Richer in ways that are hard to describe.