40 Best Wanderer Quotes to Inspire Adventurousness and Travel

Listed here are some of my favorite wanderer quotes and sayings. I hope you find them as inspiring as I do.

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The word “wander” is frequently synonymous with the act of travelling. It describes a journey undertaken by someone with no particular destination in mind, driven only by the desire to see the world.

If you want to read quotes about wanderlust, travel and adventure that make your thoughts go to different locations, and get lost in the process of pursuing that sense of wanderlust, then your search can end here.

Read and enjoy the best wanderer quotes I have gathered for you — quotes that will encourage you live your dreams and take a solo trip.

Yes, I know that these traveling and adventurous quotes are already commonplace in social media, I wanted to share my favorites with you in the hopes that it will encourage you to pursue your passions in life in the same way that it encouraged me.

Best Wanderer Quotes On Travel, Life And Adventures

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1. “I am a wanderer passionately in love with life.” – Aleksandr Kuprin

2. “We are, finally, all wanderers in search of knowledge. Most of us hold the dream of becoming something better than we are, something larger, richer, in some way more important to the world and ourselves. Too often, the way taken is the wrong way, with too much emphasis on what we want to have, rather than what we wish to become.” – Louis L’Amour

3. “We began as wanderers, and we are wanderers still.” – Carl Sagan

4. “Exploration is in our nature. We began as wanderers, and we are wanderers still. We have lingered long enough on the shores of the cosmic ocean. We are ready at last to set sail for the stars.” – Carl Sagan

5. “I have been thinking more and more that I shall always be a lone wanderer of the wilderness. God, how the trail lures me. You cannot comprehend its resistless fascination for me. After all, the lone trail is best I’ll never stop wandering. And when the time comes to die, I’ll find the wildest, loneliest, most desolate spot there is.” – Everett Ruess, Wanderer Quotes

6. “For wanderers, dreamers, and lovers, for lonely men and women who dare to ask of life everything good and beautiful. It is for those who are too gentle to live among wolves.” – James Kavanaugh

7. “He who has attained intellectual emancipation to any extent cannot, for a long time, regard himself otherwise than as a wanderer on the face of the earth and not even as a traveller towards a final goal, for there is no such thing.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

8. “We were wanderers from the beginning.” – Carl Sagan

9. “Then one stupid person, no different from any other stupid person, wanders into your stupid life… You give them a piece of you. They don’t ask for it. They do something dumb one day, like kiss you or smile at you, and then your life isn’t your own anymore.” – Neil Gaiman

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10. “The laws all true wanderers obey are these: ‘Thou shalt not eat nor drink more than thy share,’ ‘Thou shalt not lie about the places thou hast visited or the distances thou hast traversed.” – Rosita Forbes

11. “Two is company, four is a party, three is a crowd. One is a wanderer.” – James Thurber

12. “Not even for an hour can you bear to be alone, nor can you advantageously apply your leisure time, but you endeavor, a fugitive and wanderer, to escape from yourself, now vainly seeking to banish remorse by wine, and now by sleep; but the gloomy companion presses on you, and pursues you as you fly.” – Horace

13. “We wanderers, ever seeking the lonelier way, begin no day where we have ended another day; and no sunrise finds us where sunset left us.” – Khalil Gibran

14. “Wanderer, your footsteps are the road, and nothing more; wanderer, there is no road, the road is made by walking. By walking one makes the road, and upon glancing behind one sees the path. . .” – Antonio Machado,

15. “May my life be like a great hospitable tree, and may weary wanderers find in me a rest.” – John Henry Jowett

16. “A pilgrim is a wanderer with purpose.” – Peace Pilgrim

17. “I, the soul called Wanderer, love you, human Ian. And that will never change, no matter what I might become.” – Stephenie Meyer, Wanderer quotes on soul

18. “If you could sail off today, where would you go? She set aside her lead as she thought about his question. Her face took on a dreamy quality, and her answer, when it came, did not surprise him. I would go everywhere.” ― Makiia Lucier

19. “There’s something about arriving in new cities, wandering empty streets with no destination. I will never lose the love for the arriving, but I’m born to leave.” – Charlotte Eriksson, Best Wanderer Quotes


20. “The Wanderlust has got me… by the belly-aching fire” – Robert W. Service

21. “What is a Wanderess? Bound by no boundaries, contained by no countries, tamed by no time, she is the force of nature’s course.” – Roman Payne

22. “At a certain point I need to go wandering. My feet need to hit earth, again and again, that bone-filling drumbeat. I need the sky’s colored threads to tangle inside me, pull me somewhere new.” – Megan Harlan

23. “The Wanderer will stop when they recognize the activities of the mind and refuse to follow it any longer. The Wanderer realizes that with the help of the mind they will not be able to surpass the mind. The Wanderer will experience that stopping is the inactive moment of the mind, the silence between thoughts. In that silence, the Wanderer will experience the Consciousness without forms, and recognize that he or she is in fact the Presence without thoughts.” – Frank M. Wanderer, Life Wanderer quotes

24. “Wanderer, your footsteps are the road, and nothing more; wanderer, there is no road, the road is made by walking. By walking one makes the road, and upon glancing behind one sees the path. . .” – Antonio Machado

25. “Definition Of A Wanderer: A guy who’s always looking beyond.” – Stephen King

26. “Visions from the gods are gifts alone for those who wander.” – Roman Payne

27. “The wise traveler learns not to repeat successes but tries new places all the time.” – Paul Fussell

28. “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” Albert Einstein

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29. “In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they’re still beautiful.” – Alice Walker

30. “I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled; the difference between the two being this, that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.” – Hilaire Belloc

31. “I traveled among unknown men, in lands beyond the sea; nor England! did I know till then what love I bore to thee.” – William Wordsworth

32. “In traveling, a man must carry knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge.” – Samuel Johnson

33. “When you see someone putting on his Big Boots, you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen.” – A.A. Milne, Travel Wanderer Quotes

34. “The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

35. “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

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36. “For the world is broken, sundered, busted down the middle, self ripped from self and man pasted back together as mythical monster, half angel, half beast, but no man…Some day a man will walk into my office as a ghost or beast or ghost-beast and walk out as a man, which is to say sovereign wanderer, lordly exile, worker and waiter and watcher.” – Walker Percy, Adventure Quotes

37. “Those wanderers must have looked on Earth, circling safely in the narrow zone between fire and ice, and must have guessed that it was the favorite of the Sun’s children.” – Arthur C. Clarke

38. “Traveling alone will be the scariest, most liberating, life-changing experience of your life. Try it at least once!” – Unknown

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39. “Traveling solo means getting to know the real you!” – Unknown

40. “Travel only with thy equals or thy betters; if there are none, travel alone.” Buddha

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Written by Mukund Kapoor

I'm Mukund Kapoor, a reader, thinker, and self-taught writer. Welcome to Mukund Kapoor's blog. I love to write about Spirituality, Success and Self-improvement. I sincerely hope my articles help you find the answers you're looking for, and I wish you a pleasant voyage over the vast expanse of existence. Wishing you all the best.

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