Travel Alone Quotes You Can’t Find Anywhere else

‘Travelling solo means getting to know the real you…’ Seriously? Couldn’t you find any better solo travel quote than this one? We Solo Travel could! Check-out the list of the coolest and most original ‘travel alone quotes’. 

UPDATED: 31st January 2021

Travel alone quotes

Are you getting tired of the (solo) travel quotes based on cliché offering you superficial emotions but causing laughter instead of tears? Looking for something deeper, more poetic with a touch of wisdom? Great! You’re in the right place. In this ultimate travel alone quotes list you’ll see thoughts & phrases you might not see in any other ‘solo travel quote’ articles.

These thoughts and phrases might not even be about travelling at all. Despite this, they hide so much wisdom and inspiration within the words that they motivate you to think about your boring life and make you stand up and live fulfilling adventures every day. Some of them are contradictory, because that’s how the world and life is! Scroll down and find a phrase or two to give you a boost for your next journey. We bet you won’t find at least 10 of these travel alone quotes anywhere else.

Being Alone Quotes

This is quite straightforward, isn’t it? When you decide to travel solo you have to count on experiencing some loneliness, or to put it a better way, solitude. That’s why the first bunch of travel alone quotes are about being alone in general. WE love them and you’ll love them too.

‘Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.’  Henry Rollins

Travel solo quotes - quotes about being alone

‘Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.’  Ralph Waldo Emerson

‘I am me, nothing more, nothing less, and that is enough.’  Harpreet M Dayal

‘The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.’ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

‘All of our unhappiness comes from our inability to be alone.’  Jean de la Bruyere

,We’re born alone, we live alone we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone.’  Orson Welles

‘The time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself.’  Douglas Coupland

‘It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.’  George Washington

‘When everything is lonely I can be my best friend.’  Conor Obsert

‘In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.’  Laurence Sterne.

‘It’s better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone – so far.’  Marilyn Monroe

‘To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude.’  Jeanne Moreau

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‘What a lovely surprise to finally discover how unlonely being alone can be.’  Elen Burstyn

‘Solitude is independence.’  Hermann Hesse

Finding Yourself Quotes

We just can’t skip self-discovery thoughts! This could be a proof that even quotes about finding yourself  don’t have to sound cliché.

‘One must know oneself. If this does not serve to discover truth, it at least serves as a rule of life, and there is nothing better.’  Blaise Pascal

‘To find yourself, think for yourself.’  Socrates

‘Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.’  Henry David Thoreau

‘Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.’  Aristotle

‘Someday, somewhere, anywhere, unfailingly, you’ll find yourself, and that, and only that, can be the happiest or bitterest hour of your life.’   Pablo Neruda

Travel solo quotes - quotes about finding yourself

‘Should we say the self, once perceived, becomes the soul?’  Theodore Roethke

‘Men can starve from a lack of self-realization as much as they can from a lack of bread.’   Richard Wright

‘It  takes half of your life before you discover life is a do-it-yourself project.’  Napoleon Hill

‘It is often said that before you die your life passes before your eyes. It is in fact true. It’s called living.’ Terry Pratchett

‘Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?’  Mary Oliver

‘Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart’s desire; the other is to get it.’  George Bernard Shaw

‘Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.’  George Bernard Shaw

‘In the depth of winter I final learned that there was in me an invincible summer.’  Albert Camus

‘Is not about finding  a home so much as finding yourself.’  Jason Behr

Keep Moving Quotes

This section doesn’t need any explanation, does it? Travelling is about moving and there are plenty of meanings to the word ‘moving’ itself.

‘Not all those who wander, are lost.’  JRR Tolkien

‘Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.’  Albert Einstein

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‘The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.’  Marcel Proust

‘Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit.’  Frank Borman

‘It is better to travel well than to arrive.’ Buddha

‘Wherever you go, go with all your heart.’ Confucius

‘The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it.’  Rudyard Kipling

Adventure Quotes

‘Instead of trying to make your life perfect, give yourself the freedom to make it an adventure, and go ever upward.’  Drew Houston

‘Sure, give me an adventure and I’ll ride it.’  Melissa Auf Der Maur

‘Life s either a great adventure or nothing.’  Helen Keller

‘My parents taught me honesty, truth, compassion, kindness and how to care for people. Also, they encouraged me to take risks, to boldly go. They taught me that the greatest danger in life is  not taking the adventure.’  Brian Blessed

‘I get up in the morning looking for an adventure.’  George Foreman

‘It is in the compelling zest of high adventure and of the victory, and in creative action, that man finds his supreme joys.’  Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Travel alone quotes - quotes about adventure

‘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

‘Adventure is not outside man; it is within.’ George Eliot

Courage, Experience it & Facing Your Fear Quotes

Yes, our fear follows us and surrounds us everywhere. Those who travel alone are pretty familiar with constant worries. There is nothing you can do but face your fear. Find the courage and get on the road!

‘If you ant to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.’  Dale Carnegie

‘Limits, like fear, are often just an illusion.’ Michael Jordan

‘Courage is knowing what not to fear.’   Plato

‘The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.’  Franklin D. Roosvelt

‘Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.’  Paolo Coelho

‘Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced.’ John Keats

Travel solo quotes - quotes about experiences

‘I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience.’  Patrick Henry

Enjoy The Moment Quotes

The moment’s gone really fast, we all know that. Travelling and exploring places is about all those short but intense moments we gather along the way.

‘Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.’  Omar Khayyam

‘Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment.’  Horace

‘The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it.’  Richard Bach

‘If you are in a beautiful place where you can enjoy sunrise and sunset, then you are living like a lord.’  Nathan Phillips

‘I decided to fly through the air and live in the sunlight and enjoy life as much as I could.’  Evel Knievel

‘I think the thing to do is enjoy the ride while you’re on it.’  Johny Depp

‘Drive slow to enjoy the scenery, drive fast and join the scenery.’ Douglas Horton

‘Every moment and  every event of every man’s life on earth plants something in his soul.’  Thomas Merton

Travel solo quotes - quotes about enjoying the moments

‘Time you enjoyed wasting, was not wasted.’ John Lennon

Nature Quotes

What can be more precious and more beautiful at the same time than nature itself?

‘Look deep into nature and then you’ll understand everything better.’ Albert Einsetin

‘Just living is not enough…one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.’  Hans Christian  Andersen

‘The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.’ Robert frost

‘The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire.’ Pamela Hansford Johnson

‘One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.’  William Shakespeare

‘The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.’  Jacques Yves Cousteau

Travel solo quotes - quotes about nature

‘Sunlight is painting.’  Nathanirl Hawthorne

‘The breaking of a wave cannot explain the whole sea.’  Vladimir Nabokov

‘There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more.’  Lord Byron

‘He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.’ Socrates

‘I Want to Go Somewhere Alone’ Quotes

‘Some journeys take you farther from where you come from, but closer from where you belong.’ Ron Franscell

‘I wanna go somewhere where nobody can come, alone far from this place where only I exist!’ Pragarti Pandey

‘To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the most pleasant sensations in the world.’ Freya Stark

‘Travel only with the equals or thy betters; if there are none, travel alone.’ Buddha

Travel Alone Quotes Made by We Solo Travel

This might not look very humble but believe it or not there are a few thoughts in We Solo Travel blogposts which sound like inspirational quotes.

Articles 9 Reason Why to Travel Solo and 6 Things What Travel Solo Teaches You became resources of this bunch of travel alone quotes you really can’t find anywhere else! (They’re not so bad are they?)

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‘You will never be younger and you will never experience the same moment again.’ We Solo Travel

‘While traveling solo you can learn to forgive your sins and put the mistakes and bad paths you’ve been down behind you.’  We Solo Travel

‘You are the king or the queen with final decision over every moment.’ We Solo Travel

‘Your brain and soul are the best cameras you will ever have. Sometimes it is not the scene but the feeling that you remember.’ We Solo Travel

There is just you, the place and the atmosphere. Breath the place, feel it in your veins, body and mind.’ We Solo Travel

‘When exploring the world solo you can not be disappointed or disappoint anyone else.’  We Solo Travel

‘There is a huge difference between going alone and being lonely.’ We solo Travel

‘Solo travel teaches you to rely on your own knowledge, skills and personality.’ We solo Travel

‘Solo travel teaches you to focus on you goals, believe in your dreams and take action to make them happen.’ We solo Travel

‘Realising your weaknesses and fears and accepting them is an essential part of growing as a person.’ We Solo Travel

Let us know which of the quotes are your favourite ones in the comments below.


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