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Adventure Quotes

Adventure Travel Quotes

Its 2021 and all of us are itching to start travelling again. I feel like my passport is screaming for new stamps, and I’m being uncomfortable with the comfort of being in one place.
With all the lockdowns around the world, I feel like I can only sit on sofa learn french by watching french movies on Netflix, eat yummy French Food and dream of travel and adventure.


Read our selection of Best adventure quotes to make your 2021 a bit better.

My favourite – Best Adventure Quotes

 I just need a large coffee, a one-way plane ticket, and a bag full of cash.

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

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

Never Stop Exploring” – the North Face Slogan engrave on our favourite duffle bag is with us all the time.

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

“I travel because I become uncomfortable being too comfortable.” ― Carew Papritz

“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

 “Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta Berber-Moroccan explorer.

“Kids are curious, and if you don’t lose that, then everything is an adventure.” ― Diane Greene

“The danger of adventure is worth a thousand days of ease and comfort.” – Paulo Coelho

“People don’t take trips; trips take people.” — John Steinbeck

“As soon as I saw you I knew a grand adventure was about to happen.” ― A.A. Milne Winnie the Pooh

“If happiness is the goal – and it should be, then adventures should be a priority.” – Richard Branson – Aventuras

“There’s only one place I want to go, and it’s to all the places I’ve never been to.” ― Nikki Rowe

Adventures quotes of unknown origin

Make today an adventure

“Of all the books in the world, the best stories are found between the pages of a passport.”

“Go where you feel most alive.”

I googled my symptoms. Turns out I just needed to go on vacation.

There is no WiFi in the forest but I promise you will find a better connection.

Camp more, worry less

My passport is screaming to be stamped

“It feels good to be lost in the right direction.”

Spontaneity is the best kind of adventure.

“Adventures don’t come calling like unexpected cousins calling from out of town. You have to go looking for them.”

Don’t listen to what they say. Go see.

If ever wonder should you do it, something or not remember that

“You can’t buy happiness” Okay, explain travel then…

“Take vacations. You can always make money. But you cannot always make memories.”

Every travel, every new adventure changes you

“Adventures don’t come calling like unexpected cousins calling from out of town. You have to go looking for them.”

“Life was meant for good friends and great adventures”

 “Sometimes getting lost is not a waste of time.”

“Adventure is my middle name!”

Short adventure quotes

“So shut up, live, travel, adventure, bless, and don’t be sorry.” ― Jack Kerouac

The mountains are calling and I must go.” – John Muir

 “In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.” ― John Muir

“You are not in the mountains. The mountains are in you.” — John Muir

 “Life is an adventure, not a package tour” — Eckhart Tolle

“To Travel is to Live” — Hans Christian Andersen

Live your life by a compass, not a clock.” — Stephen Covey 

“All good things are wild and free.” ― Henry David Thoreau

“Bones mend. Regret stays with you forever.” ― Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind

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“I wrote my will across the sky, in stars”― T.E Lawrence

“The world is not in your books and maps; it’s out there.” — Gandalf

“It is never too late to be who you might have been.” — George Eliot

“Adventure is not outside man; it is within.” ― George Eliot

How wild it was, to let it be.” ― Cheryl Strayed, Wild

Attitude is the difference between an ordeal and an adventure.” — Bob Bitchin 

“Make everything an adventure. Otherwise, it will suck.”   ― Nita Morgan

Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by.” – Robert Frost

“Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing.” ― Barry Finlay

 “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” — Anais Nin

“It’s bad manners to keep an adventure waiting.” ― Unknown

“All good things are wild and free.” ― Henry David Thoreau

“If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.” ―  Seth Godin

“Make everything an adventure. Otherwise, it will suck.”  ― Nita Morgan

“Adventure may hurt you, but monotony will kill you.” — Marcus Purvis

“Oh, the places you’ll go.” — Dr Seuss

“Then one day, when you least expect it, the great adventure finds you.” — Ewan Mcgregor

“Travel far enough; you meet yourself.” — David Mitchell

“The journey matters more than the destination.” ― Tony Fahkry

“Until you step into the unknown, you don’t know what you’re made of.” ― Roy T. Bennett

Don’t die without embracing the daring adventure your life was meant to be” ― Steve Pavlina

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” ― Mark Twain

“Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” ― Andre Gide

The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” ― John Muir

To die will be an awfully big adventure. – J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

“your body is not a temple, it’s an amusement park. Enjoy the ride.” 

Anthony Bourdain, Kitchen Confidential

There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign. – Robert Louis Stevenson

 “A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” ― Lao Tzu

“A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent upon arriving.” – Lao Tzu

Never fear quarrels, but seek hazardous adventuresAlexandre Dumas 

“The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.” ― Oprah Winfrey

“Adventure is worthwhile in itself.” — Amelia Earhart

. “Every day is an adventure, and no two days are ever alike.” ― Scott Borchetta

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

“I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” ― Mary Anne Radmacher

Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure.”

― Christopher McCandless

One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.” — William Feather

“Let us step into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure.” ― J.K. Rowling

“I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I’ll go to it laughing.” — Herman Melville

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

“To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.” — Aldous Huxley

“You know you are truly alive when you’re living among lions” ― Karen Blixen/ Dinesen

You must go on adventures to find out where you truly belong” ― Sue Fitzmaurice

“It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” ― Sir Edmund Hillary

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

“Don’t be afraid to fail. Be afraid not to try.” — Michael Jordan

“Wilderness is not a luxury but necessity of the human spirit.” ― Edward Abbey

“Our lives are defined by opportunities, even the ones we miss.” ― Eric Roth

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

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

 “Life is full of adventure. There’s no such thing as a clear pathway.” ― Guy Laliberte

“There is no certainty; there is only adventure.” ― Roberto Assagioli

“One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.” — William Feather

“Be careful going in search of adventure – it’s ridiculously easy to find.” ― William Least Heat-Moon

Proverbs about travelling

“The heaviest baggage for a traveler is an empty wallet” — English Proverb

Venture a small fish to catch a much greater one.” — English Proverb

Adventures are to the adventurous. — English Proverb

“If you love your son, let him travel” — Japanese Proverb

“Better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times.” — Asian Proverb

Deep swimmers and high climbers usually don’t die in their beds.” — Dutch Proverb

Longer adventure quote

“Every man’s life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.”

— Ernest Hemingway

“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be.”

― Douglas Adams

“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

“I travel because I’d rather look back at my life, saying ‘I can’t believe I did that’ instead of ‘if only I had’.”

― Florine Bos

“Some adventures require nothing more than a willing heart and the ability to trip over the cracks in the world.” 

― Seanan McGuire

“Maybe you had to leave in order to really miss a place; maybe you had to travel to figure out how beloved your starting point was.”

― Jodi Picoult

“To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the most pleasant sensations in the world. You are surrounded by adventure.”
― Freya Stark

“A traveler is really not someone who crosses ground so much as someone who is always hungry for the next challenge and adventure.”

― Pico Iyer

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for a newer and richer experience.”

― Eleanor Roosevelt

“Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one excitement and adventure.”

— Irving Wallace

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?”
“That depends a good deal on where you want to get to.”
“I don’t much care where –”
“Then it doesn’t matter which way you go.”

― Lewis Carroll

“You never change your life until you step out of your comfort zone; change begins at the end of your comfort zone.”― Roy T. Bennett

― Roy T. Bennett

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.”

― Jawaharlal Nehru 

“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming “Wow! What a Ride!”

― Hunter S. Thompson

When you see someone putting on his Big Boots, you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen.”

— A.A. Milne

“So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.”

― Terry Pratchett

“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

“The woman following the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.”

― Albert Einstein

‘When a man is a traveler, the world is his home and the sky is his roof, where he hangs his hat is his home and all the people are his family”

― Drew Bundini Brown

“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”

― Wilfred Peterson

“I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, “This is what it is to be happy.”

— Sylvia Plath

“Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can live bravely, excitingly, imaginatively, unless you can choose a challenge instead of a competence.”

— Eleanor Roosevelt

Really Long adventure quote

“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

“Adventure isn’t hanging on a rope off the side of a mountain. Adventure is an attitude that we must apply to the day to day obstacles of life – facing new challenges, seizing new opportunities, testing our resources against the unknown and in the process, discovering our own unique potential.”

― John Amatt

“There are 30,000 days in your life. When I was 24, I realized I’m almost 9,000 days down. There are no warm-ups, no practice rounds, no reset buttons. Your biggest risk isn’t failing. It’s getting too comfortable. Every day, we’re writing a few more words of a story. I wanted my story to be an adventure, and that’s made all the difference.”

― Drew Houston

“Adventure isn’t hanging on a rope off the side of a mountain. Adventure is an attitude that we must apply to the day to day obstacles of life – facing new challenges, seizing new opportunities, testing our resources against the unknown and in the process, discovering our own unique potential.”

― John Amatt

“Adventure is a path. Real adventure – self-determined, self-motivated, often risky – forces you to have firsthand encounters with the world. The world the way it is, not the way you imagine it. Your body will collide with the earth and you will bear witness”

― Mark Jenkins

“If you have someone you think is the one, take them and travel around the world. Buy a plane ticket for the two of you to travel all over the world, to places that are hard to reach and hard to get out of. And when you land at JFK and you’re still in love with that person, get married.”

― Bill Murray

“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colours. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.”

― Terry Pratchet

“To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world. You are surrounded by adventure. You have no idea of what is in store for you, but you will, if you are wise and know the art of travel, let yourself go on the stream of the unknown and accept whatever comes in the spirit in which the gods may offer it. For this reason your customary thoughts, all except the rarest of your friends, even most of your luggage – everything, in fact, which belongs to your everyday life, is merely a hindrance. The tourist travels in his own atmosphere like a snail in his shell and stands, as it were, on his own perambulating doorstep to look at the continents of the world. But if you discard all this, and sally forth with a leisurely and blank mind, there is no knowing what may not happen to you.”

― Freya Stark, Baghdad Sketches

Random life adventure quotes

I’ve realised that at the top of the mountain, there’s another mountain. – Andrew Garfield

“Nothing ventured, nothing gained. And venture belongs to the adventurous.” — Navjot Singh Sidhu

“I travel because I become uncomfortable being too comfortable.” ― Carew Papritz

“No, no! The adventures first, explanations take such a dreadful time.” ― Lewis Carroll

“May your adventures bring you closer together, even as they take you far away from home.”

Trenton Lee Stewart

“Life is a blank canvas, and you need to throw all the paint on it you can.” ― Danny Kaye

“Climb the mountain not to plant your flag, but to embrace the challenge, enjoy the air and behold the view. Climb it so you can see the world, not so the world can see you.”

David McCullough Jr.

 “Life movies pretty fast, if you don’t stop and look around every once in a while, you could miss it.”

— Ferris Bueller

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Ania James

photographer, traveller, mother of twin girls, wife, worldschooler, rulebreaker

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