Did you ever feel like you have to get away but somehow it seems too daunting? Next year, you tell yourself. Next year.
Well hopefully these quotes will encourage you that pushing yourself out of your comfort zone and diving into the world again can profoundly shift your state of mind.
The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page. ~St. Augustine
I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move. ~Robert Louis Stevenson
When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money. ~Susan Heller
A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving. ~Lao Tzu
Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe. ~Anatole France
No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow. ~Lin Yutang
Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind. ~Seneca
The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes “sight-seeing.” ~Daniel J. Boorstin
It is not down in any map; true places never are. ~Herman Melville
What you’ve done becomes the judge of what you’re going to do – especially in other people’s minds. When you’re traveling, you are what you are right there and then. People don’t have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road. ~William Least Heat Moon, Blue Highways
To get away from one’s working environment is, in a sense, to get away from one’s self; and this is often the chief advantage of travel and change. ~Charles Horton Cooley