Travel Proverbs

By | July 16, 2016

Sayings about Travelling

If you are travelling towards the East, you will inevitably move away from the West. ~ Japanese Proverbs

A traveler to distant places should make no enemies. ~ Nigerian Proverbs

If you love your son, let him travel. ~ Japanese Proverb

Travel and you will see them, sit and they will come to you. ~ African Proverb

The hare and the elephant don’t travel well together. ~ Bambara Proverb

The crow went traveling abroad and came back just as black. ~ English Proverbs

He who has travelled alone can tell what he likes. ~ Rwandan Proverb

The heaviest baggage for a traveler is an empty purse. ~ German Proverbs

The wise traveler leaves his heart at home. ~ African Proverb

A day of travelling will bring a basketful of learning. ~ Vietnamese Proverbs

The liar will travel the world over, but chooses not to go back home. ~ Polish Proverbs

He who would visit a vice, never has far to travel. ~ Arabian Proverb

He who travels over land has to drink enough water. ~ Chilean Proverb

The wise man and the tortoise travel but never leave their home. ~ Chinese Proverb

However far your travels take you, you will never find the girl who smiles out at you from the travel brochure. ~ Saying

He who travels a lot becomes wise; he who is wise stays home. ~ Chinese Proverb

If you carry treasure, don’t travel at night. ~ Japanese Proverbs

The hard road turns the traveler into the same dust that he has to swallow. ~ Japanese Proverb

If the owner of the goat is not afraid to travel by night, the owner of a hyena certainly will not be. ~ Nigerien Proverbs

Who wishes to travel far spares his steed. ~ French Proverb

If you are travelling in the blind man’s country close one eye. ~ Romanian Proverbs

Beauty never travels in a group. ~ Arabian Proverb

He who travels to Portugal loses his seat. ~ Chilean Proverbs

Travelers from afar can lie with impunity. ~ French Proverb

Choose your fellow traveler before you start on your journey. ~ Nigerian Proverbs

The world is the traveler’s inn. ~ Afghan Proverb

If you are planning to travel where corn grows, you should take a sickle with you. ~ Ethiopian Proverbs

If an ass goes traveling it will not come home a horse. ~ Traditional Proverb

No man can swim ashore and carry his baggage with him. ~ Latin Proverbs

When traveling do not calculate the distance, at dinner don’t think of how much. ~ Chinese Proverb

Bad news travels fast. ~ Traditional Proverb

You travel on until you return home; you live on until you return to earth. ~ Ethiopian Proverbs

Someone else’s legs are no good to you when you’re travelling. ~ Nigerian Proverb

The person who has not traveled widely thinks his or her mother is the best cook. ~ Ugandan Proverbs

Travel broadens the mind. ~ Traditional Proverb

If you want to travel fast use the old roads. ~ Vietnamese Proverbs

If you do not travel, you will marry your own sister. ~ Mozambican Proverb

Heaven has a road, but no one travels it; Hell has no gate but men will dig to get there. ~ Chinese Proverb

No matter how much the wise man travels, he always lives in the same place. ~ Chinese Proverb

Let the man who has suffered ask it — not the man who has travelled. ~ Bulgarian Proverbs

Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one. ~ Japanese Proverbs

The heaviest baggage for a traveler is an empty wallet. ~ English Proverbs

Age is a sorry travelling companion. ~ Danish Proverbs

The road doesn’t tell the traveler what lies ahead. ~ Bantu Proverb

Even light takes a decade to travel ten light-years. ~ Traditional Proverb

Quotations about Traveling

Saying about Travelling

I would like to spend my whole life traveling, if I could borrow another life to spend at home. ~ William Hazlitt

I am not much an advocate for traveling, and I observe that men run away to other countries because they are not good in their own, and run back to their own because they pass for nothing in the new places. For the most part, only the light characters travel. Who are you that have no task to keep you at home? ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

It’s easier traveling the road of life when I don’t have so much to carry on my back. ~ Silas Weir Mitchell

Travelers never think that they are the foreigners. ~ Mason Cooley

Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember and remember more than I have seen. ~ Benjamin Disraeli

There are three wants which never can be satisfied: that of the rich, who want something more; that of the sick, who want something different; and that of the traveler, who says, “Anywhere but here.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

Traveling is a fool’s paradise. Our first journeys discover to us the indifference of places. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

It has never been, and never will be, easy work! But the road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination. ~ Marion Zimmer Bradley

A wise traveler never depreciates their own country. ~ Carlo Goldoni

Travelers are like poets. They are mostly an angry race. ~ Sir Richard Burton

We travelers are in very hard circumstances. If we say nothing but what has been said before us, we are dull and have observed nothing. If we tell anything new, we are laughed at as fabulous and romantic. ~ Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

A good traveler is one who does not know where he is going to, and a perfect traveler does not know where he came from. ~ Lin Yutang

Every traveler has a home of his own, and he learns to appreciate it the more from his wandering. ~ Charles Dickens Quotes

When traveling with someone, take large doses of patience and tolerance with your morning coffee. ~ Helen Hayes

In traveling, a man must carry knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge. ~ Samuel Johnson

Traveling is like gambling: it is always connected with winning and losing and generally where it is least expected we receive, more or less than what we hoped for. ~ Goethe Quotes

Railway traveling is not traveling at all; it is merely being sent to a place, and very little different from becoming a parcel. ~ John Ruskin

The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes “sight-seeing.” ~ Daniel J. Boorstin

Traveling, you realize that differences are lost: each city takes to resembling all cities, places exchange their form, order, distances, a shapeless dust cloud invades the continents. ~ Italo Calvino

Traveling is not just seeing the new; it is also leaving behind. Not just opening doors; also closing them behind you, never to return. But the place you have left forever is always there for you to see whenever you shut your eyes. ~ Jan Myrdal

When you’re traveling, you are what you are. People don’t have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road. ~ William Least Heat Moon

I’m not a teacher: only a fellow-traveler of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead — ahead of myself as well as you. ~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes

Traveling makes men wiser, but less happy. ~ Thomas Jefferson Quotes

Only the traveling is good which reveals to me the value of home and enables me to enjoy it better. ~ Henry David Thoreau

There are two things necessary for a traveler to bring him to the end of his journey–a knowledge of his way, a perseverance in his walk. ~ Arthur Warwick

A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving. ~ Lao Tzu

Old men and far travelers may lie with authority. ~ Author Unknown

We love old travelers: we love to hear them prate, drivel and lie; we love them for their asinine vanity, their ability to bore, their luxuriant fertility of imagination, their startling, brilliant, overwhelming mendacity.~ Mark Twain

A traveler without observation is a bird without wings. ~ Saadi

Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling. ~ Margaret Lee Runbeck

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