120 Adventure Quotes To Inspire Your Next Overseas Move

Considering moving overseas but lacking the courage to make it a reality? We have composed a list of the greatest adventure quotes of all time to give you the extra push you need. We are sure these quotes with resonate with you and give you the inspiration to make the move…

Adventure Quote

  1. “Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.” ― Anita Desai
  2. “Travel far enough, you meet yourself.” ― David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas
  3. “Actually, the best gift you could have given her was a lifetime of adventures.” – Lewis Carroll
  4. “Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” ― Gustave Flaubert
  5. “Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.” – Jennifer Lee
  6. “To travel is worth any cost or sacrifice.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert
  7. “Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta
  8. “Better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times.” – Asian proverb
  9. “It’s funny. When you leave your home and wander really far, you always think, ‘I want to go home.’ But then you come home, and of course it’s not the same. You can’t live with it, you can’t live away from it. And it seems like from then on there’s always this yearning for someplace that doesn’t exist. I felt that. Still do. I’m never completely at home anywhere.” ― Danzy Senna
  10. “Travel is never a matter of money, but of courage.” – Paulo Coelho
  11. “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 colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.” ― Terry Pratchett
  12. “Travel makes you realize that no matter how much you know, there’s always more to learn.” – Nyssa P. Chopra
  13. “I heard an airplane passing overhead. I wished I was on it.” ― Charles Bukowski
  14. “When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.” – Clifton Fadiman
  15. “If you think adventure us dangerous, try routine; it’s lethal.” – Paulo Coelho
  16. “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” – Unknown
  17. “It is not down in any map; true places never are.” – Herman Melville
  18. “The journey, not the arrival matters.” – T.S. Eliot
  19. “For an occurrence to become an adventure, it is necessary and sufficient for one to recount it.” ― Jean-Paul Sartre
  20. “A ship is safe in the harbor, but that’s not what ships are built for.” – Gael Attal
  21. “Not I, not anyone else, can travel that road for you. You must travel it for yourself.” – Walt Whitman
  22. “We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.” – Hilaire Belloc
  23. “Please understand, I have been waiting to leave ever since I figured out there were roads willing to take me anywhere I wanted to go.” – Unknown
  24. “Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you’d drop dead in 10 seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.” – Ray Bradbury
  25. “Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.” — T.S Eliot
  26. “If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion, and avoid the people, you might better stay home.” – James Michener
  27. “Adventure, yeah. I guess that’s what you call it when everybody comes back alive.” ― Mercedes Lackey
  28. “To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.” – Aldous Huxley
  29. “…adventures don’t come calling like unexpected cousins calling from out of town. You have to go looking for them.” — Unknown
  30. “Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you’ve traveled.” – Mohammed
  31. “If you can’t live longer, live deeper.” – Italian proverb
  32. “My heart swings back and forth between the need for routine and the urge to run.” – Unknown
  33. “Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s life.” – Mark Twain
  34. “Traveling tends to magnify all human emotions.” – Peter Hoeg
  35. “I do not want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.” – Diane Ackerman
  36. “Traveling is like flirting with life. It’s like saying, ‘I would stay and love you, but I have to go; this is my station.’” – Lisa St. Aubin de Teran
  37. “Always there has been an adventure just around the corner–and the world is still full of corners.” ― Roy Chapman Andrews
  38. “Maybe you had to leave in order to miss a place; maybe you had to travel to figure out how beloved your starting point was.” ― Jodi Picoult
  39. “And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.” — Kahlil Gibran
  40. “If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.” – Seth Godin
  41. “I would rather own a little and see the world than own the world and see a little.” – Alexander Sattler
  42. “Jobs fill your pocket, adventures fill your soul.” – Jaime Lyn Beatty
  43. “No reason to stay is a good reason to go.” – Unknown
  44. “Let your boys test their wings. They may not be eagles, but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t soar free.” ― C.J. Milbrandt
  45. “Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one of excitement and adventure.” – Irving Wallace
  46. “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I – I took the one less traveled by.” – Robert Frost
  47. “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
  48. “One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.” – William Feather
  49. “For my part, I travel not to go anywhere but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” – Robert Louis Stevenson
  50. “Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.” – Ernest Hemingway
  51. “I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.” – Mark Twain
  52. “Love is the food of life, travel is dessert.” – Annonymous
  53. “As soon as I saw you, I knew you would be an adventure of a lifetime.” – Winnie the Pooh
  54. “I would like to travel the world with you twice. Once to see the world. Twice, to see the way you see the world.” – Anon
  55. “A couple who travel together grow together.” – Ahmad Fuadi
  56. “It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves – in finding themselves.” – Andre Gide
  57. “He who does not travel does not know the value of men.” – Moorish proverb
  58. “The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” – Oprah Winfrey
  59. “If happiness is the goal – and it should be, then adventure should be top priority.” – Richard Branson
  60. ”Don’t die without embracing the daring adventure your life was meant to be.” – Steve Pavlina
  61. “I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” ~ Susan Sontag
  62. “And into the forest I go to lose my mind and find my soul.” – Unknown
  63. “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
  64. “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 in life.’’ – John Amatt
  65. “Instead of trying to make your life perfect, give yourself the freedom to make it an adventure and go ever upward.” – Drew Houston
  66. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” – Helen Keller
  67. “Let us step into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure.” – J.K. Rowling
  68. “I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it.” –Rosalia de Castro
  69. “An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.” – G. K. Chesterton
  70. “I’ll look back on this and smile because it was life and I decided to live it.” – Unknown
  71. “I do not have the slightest clue what I am doing…that’s the adventure…I stopped worrying about it…that’s the beauty.” – Jason King
  72. “Adventure is worthwhile in itself.” – Amelia Earhart
  73. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things 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
  74. “Attitude is the difference between an ordeal and an adventure” – Bob Bitchin
  75. “If we do not find anything very pleasant, at least we shall find something new. ” – Johann Friedrick von Schiller
  76. ”Fill your life with adventures, not things. Have stories to tell not stuff to show.” – Unknown
  77. “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discoverthat I had not lived.” – Henry David Thoreau
  78. “Life is full of adventure. There’s no such thing as a clear pathway.” – Guy Laliberte
  79. “There is no certainty; there is only adventure.” – Roberto Assagioli
  80. “The only question in life is whether or not you are going to answer a hearty ‘YES!’ to your adventure.’’ – Joseph Campbell
  81. “I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning to sail my ship.” ~ Louisa May Alcott
  82. “If it’s both terrifying and amazing then you should definitely pursue it.” –Erada
  83. “Live, travel, adventure, bless, and don’t be sorry.’’ – Jack Kerouac
  84. “Anytime I feel lost, I pull out a map and stare. I stare until I have reminded myself that life is a giant adventure, so much to do, to see.” – Angelina Jolie
  85.  “I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I’ll go to it laughing.” – Herman Melville
  86. “It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power.” – Alan Cohen
  87. “We’re not home-and-hearth people. We’re the adventurers, the buccaneers, the blockade runners. Without challenge, we’re only alive.” – Alexander Eliot
  88. “If you don’t take risks, you’ll have a wasted soul.” – Drew Barrymore
  89. “Until you step into the unknown, you don’t know what you’re made of.” – Roy T. Bennett
  90. “Life is a blank canvas, and you need to throw all the paint on it you can.” – Danny Kaye
  91. “The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.”- Michael Althsuler
  92. “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.’’ – Willfred Peterson
  93. “Adventure is not outside man; it is within.” – George Eliot
  94. “We love because it’s the only true adventure.” – Nikki Giovanni
  95. “People don’t take trips, trips take people.” – John Steinbeck
  96. “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.” – Saint Augustine
  97. “Here’s to freedom, cheers to art. Here’s to having an excellent adventure and may the stopping never start.” – Jason Mraz
  98. “Never forget that life can only be nobly inspired and rightly lived if you take it bravely and gallantly, as a splendid adventure in which you are setting out into an unknown country, to face many a danger, to meet many a joy, to find many a comrade, to win and lose many a battle.” – Annie Besant
  99.  “Make your life a mission – not an intermission.” – Unknown
  100. “May your adventures bring you closer together, even as they take you far away from home.” – Trenton Lee Stewart
  101. “You know you are truly alive when you’re living among lions.” – Karen Blixen
  102. “I’m still a kid inside, and adventure is adventure wherever you find it.” – Jim Dale
  103. “One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.” ― André Gide
  104. “Adventure is worthwhile.” – Aesop
  105. “Life is an adventure, it’s not a package tour.” – Eckhart Tolle
  106. “A man on foot, on horseback or on a bicycle will see more, feel more, enjoy more in one mile than the motorized tourists can in a hundred miles.” – Edward Abbey
  107. “Then one day, when you least expect it, the great adventure finds you.” – Ewan McGregor
  108. “It’s never too late in life to have a genuine adventure.” – Robert Kurson
  109. “It is not death most people are afraid of. It is getting to the end of life, only to realize, that you never truly lived.”– Prince Ea
  110. ‘’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
  111. “The best journeys in life are those that answer questions you never thought to ask.” – Rich Ridgeway
  112. “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  113. “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
  114. “Human progress has always been driven by a sense of adventure and unconventional thinking.” – Andre Geim
  115. “Travel light, live light, spread the light, be the light.” – Yogi Bhajan
  116. “All great adventures have moments that are really crap.” ― Ellen Potter
  117. “This land may be profitable to those that will adventure it.” – Henry Hudson
  118.  “And at the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling.”– Shanti
  119.  ‘”You must go on adventures to find out where you truly belong.’’ – Sue Fitzmaurice
  120. “Always there has been an adventure just around the corner–and the world is still full of corners.” ― Roy Chapman Andrews

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