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17 inspiring quotes on visiting new places

17 inspiring quotes on visiting new places

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Everyone knows the thrill of discovering new places but we can’t always find the perfect words to express it. That’s when famous people come in handy with their clever quotes on discovering new places. Here are our favorite:

#1 It is not down in any map, true places never are – Herman Melville

#2 Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost. Erol Ozan

#3 I always wonder why birds stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on the earth. Then I ask myself the same question. Harun Yahya

#4 Leave home, leave the country, leave the familiar. Only then can routine experience—buying bread, eating vegetables, even saying hello—become new all over again. – Anthony Doerr

#5 Discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. – Marcel Proust

#6 Wherever you go, go with all your heart! Confucius

#7 There’s a whole world out there, right outside your window. You’d be a fool to miss it. Charlotte Eriksson

#8 I can’t think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything. Suddenly you are five years old again. You can’t read anything, you have only the most rudimentary sense of how things work, you can’t even reliably cross a street without endangering your life. Your whole existence becomes a series of interesting guesses. – Bill Bryson

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

#10 To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries. Aldous Huxley

#11 Own only what you can always carry with you: known languages, known countries, known people. Let your memory be your travel bag. Alexandr Solzhenitsyn

#12 I like different places. I like any places that isn’t here. – Edna Ferber

#13 At the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling. Shanti

#14 Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent in the office or moving your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain. Jack Kerouac

#15 Every dreamer knows that it is entirely possible to be homesick for a place you’ve never been to, perhaps more homesick than for familiar ground. – Judith Thurman

#16 Travel is still the most intense mode of learning. Kevin Kelly

#17 Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. Neale Donald Walsch

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