It’s getting chilly and we’re all cooped up inside. How about a little travel inspiration to warm our spirits? Reignited your wanderlust and start planning your next trip with these twenty amazing travel quotes.
Aesop was a famous ancient Grecian storyteller. His fables include The Fox and the Crow, The Boy who Cried Wolf, and The Tortoise and the Hare.
Walt Whitman was an American poet, essayist and journalist. His work falls into both transcendentalism and realism genres. Whitman also worked as a teacher and government clerk. He aimed to reach out to the common man with his writing and inspire hope in others.
Tim Cahil is a famous writer and “adventure traveler”. He has the record for the fasted trip across the South and North America continents via the Pan-America highway.
Shirley Maclaine was an outspoken American activist, author, singer, dance, and actress. She has made a huge contribution to the American performing arts culture.
Samuel Johnson is arguable one of the most distinguished English literary critics of his time. As an essayist, biographer, and lexiographer, one of Johnson’s most important works is A Dictionary of the English Language which is considered the first reliable English dictionary.
Rosalia de Castro was a Galician romanticist poet and writer. She was vocal about opposing abuse of authority and was commited to supporting and uplifting the poor.
Peter Høeg is a Danish sailor, dancer, actor, and writer of fiction. His style ranges from gothic to postmodern.
Penelope is a travel agent and writer. Her experience in advising others in their travels, and travelling a fair deal herself, was a main contributer to her novel “Travel Absurdities”.
Neale Donald Walsch is an American writer who had a series of his works on a panentheistic God published. Having been through a series of hardship, Walsch ended up homeless, living in a tent outside Oregon in the Jackson Hot Springs. This fueled and inspired his writings.
Mary Anne Radmacher is a writer and artist from Oregon, USA.
Mark Twain is the nom de plume of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, and American writer who has had an exceptional impact on American literature and culture. His works include “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” and “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”.
Lao Tzu was an ancient Chinese philosopher and poet. He is best known as the author of Tao Te Ching and father of Taoism.
Ibn Battuta was a Moroccan traveler known for his particularly extensive travels. He traveled all over the Middle East, Eastern Europe, North Africa, and Asia. As is considered one of the greatest travelers of all time.
Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish traveler and author best known for his fairy tales. In addition to his travelogues, plays, poetry, and novels, his work includes “The Little Mermaid”, “The Emperor’s New Clothes”, and “Thumbelina”.
Erol Ozan is an American scientist, and writer. He is best known for his science fiction novel, “Talus”.
Ernest Hemingway was an American author and journalist well-known for his travels, wanderlust, and straightforward, intimate writing style. He traveled all around the world, and participated in World War I and II.
Confucius was Chinese editor, politician, and teacher. Confucius’ principles emphasize sincerity, justice, governmental and personal morality, and a correctness of social relationships. His teachings are still popular today.
Chief Seattle was a Duwamish leader in Washington, USA. He argued for respect of Native Americans’ land rights and ecological responsibility.
Augustine of Hippo was a Christian theologian and philosopher in modern Algeria. He spoke against slavery and promoted pacifism.
Aristophanes was an Greek playwright and poet. Much of his work is satirical and it is said that his works recreate the life of ancient Athens better than any of his contemporaries.