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15 packing quotes to help you travel light

15 packing quotes to help you travel light

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Packing your bags for your next trip? Source some inspiration from all those who have done it before you and have found the right words to describe the thrill, pain and joy of it. Here’s a list of our favorite packing quotes to help you travel light.

When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the moneySusan Heller

He who would travel happily must travel light. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

I enjoy the preparatory elements of travel – packing my bags and choosing my outfits – but my favourite part is getting there. Dominic Monaghan

If I’d known how much packing I’d have to do, I’d have run again. Harry S Truman

If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears. Cesare Pavese

“Just in case” is the curse of packing. Alexandra Potter

When preparing to climb a mountain – pack a light heart.Dan May

I took only one suitcase, and a cosmetics case for medicines but I was worried about books. Solitude is all right with books, awful without. Martha Gellhorn

I’m very bad at packing. It ends up being a circus, throwing everything in there. You never want to come up short. Drew Storen

Travel light. Live light. Spread the light. Be the light. Yogi Bhajan

Everything you own must be able to fit inside one suitcase; then your mind might be free. Charles Bukowski

I travel light; as light, that is, as a man can travel who will still carry his body around because of its sentimental value. Christopher Fry

I have learnt that I am incapable of packing the right amount of clothing, probably because I start 10 minutes before I’m supposed to leave, and that I truly hate airports. Marcus Brigstocke

Let your memory be your travel bag. Alexander Solzhenitsyn

When you get back from a trip, make a note of what you didn’t wear. This will avoid packing it unnecessarily next time. Robert Powell