Celebrate Your Independence With 43 Quotes About Traveling Alone

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The world has so much more to offer.

These Beautiful Quotes About Traveling Alone Are All You Need

Traveling alone is a completely different experience than traveling with others - anyone who's already done it will tell you that much. Some even describe it as religious, which seems about right after reading these beautiful quotes.

Choosing to travel alone becomes more about exploring yourself than exploring the world. But who says you can't do a little bit of both? If you're thinking about challenging yourself and pushing your boundaries, use these inspiring quotes to get you to that next step.

There's no right or wrong time to do it! No matter what point in your life you're at, traveling alone might be just what your soul needs. Let these quotes about traveling solo give you the strength to step outside of your comfort zone. You won't regret it!

Quotes That'll Inspire You To Prioritize Discovery

  • "I want to do it because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others." - Amelia Earhart

  • "When the traveler goes alone he gets acquainted with himself." - Liberty Hyde Bailey

  • "As you move outside of your comfort zone, what was once the unknown and frightening becomes your new normal." - Robin S. Sharma

  • "I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world." - Mary Anne Radmacher

  • "Don't be scared to walk alone. Don't be scared to like it." - John Mayer

  • "The impulse to travel is one of the hopeful symptoms of life." - Agnes Repplier

  • "The most important relationship in your life is the relationship you have with yourself. Because no matter what happens, you will always be with yourself." - Diane Von Furstenberg

These Quotes Will Motivate You To Travel Alone

  • "The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before." - Albert Einstein

  • "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

  • "My alone feels so good — I'll only have you if you're sweeter than my solitude." - Warsan Shire

  • "To travel is to take a journey into yourself." - Danny Kaye

  • "You must go on adventures to find out where you belong." - Sue Fitzmaurice

  • "We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls." - Anais Nin

  • "Through travel I first became aware of the outside world; it was through travel that I found my own introspective way into becoming a part of it." - Eudora Welty

Get Out There And See The World With These Travel Quotes

  • "Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground and a common bond and we cease to be alone." - Wendell Berry

  • "As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world." - Virginia Woolf

  • "When you're traveling with someone else, you share each discovery, but when you are alone, you have to carry each experience with you like a secret, something you have to write on your heart, because there's no other way to preserve it." - Shauna Niequist

  • "I wondered why it was that places are so much lovelier when one is alone." - Daphne du Maurier

  • "Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all." - Helen Keller

  • "Traveling solo does not always mean you're alone. Most often, you meet marvelous people along the way and make connections that last a lifetime." - Jacqueline Boone

  • "There are some places in life where you can only go alone. Embrace the beauty of your solo journey." - Mandy Hale

You'll Love These Fearless Quotes About Traveling

  • "I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list." - Susan Sontag

  • "Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away." - Barbara De Angelis

  • "It is in all of us to defy expectations, to go into the world and to be brave, and to want, to need, to hunger for adventures. To embrace the chance and risk so that we may breathe and know what it is to be free." - Mae Chevrette

  • "I didn't know where I was going until I got there." - Cheryl Strayed

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

  • "I was forced to wander, having no one, forced by my nature to keep wandering because wandering was the only thing that I believed in, and the only thing that believed in me." - Roman Payne

  • "Travel only with thy equals or thy betters; if there are none, travel alone" - The Dhammapada

Take A Solo Trip With These Inspiring Quotes

  • "Adventure can be an end in itself. Self-discovery is the secret ingredient." - Grace Lichtenstein

  • "The man who goes alone can start today, but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready." - Henry David Thoreau

  • "Anything we fully do is an alone journey." - Natalie Goldberg

  • "To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the most pleasant sensations in the world. You are surrounded by adventure." - Freya Stark

  • "If you don't get out of the box you've been raised in, you won't understand how much bigger the world is." - Angelina Jolie

  • "I'd learned so much from traveling to familiar places that I figured I'd learn twice as much by going to a place I knew nothing about." - Gerry Abbey

  • "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

These Quotes About Traveling Alone Will Push You Out Of Your Comfort Zone

  • "Not I, nor anyone else, can travel that road for you. You must travel it for yourself." - Walt Whitman

  • "It seemed an advantage to be traveling alone. Our responses to the world are crucially moulded by the company we keep, for we temper our curiosity to fit in with the expectations of others… Being closely observed by a companion can also inhibit our observation of others; then, too, we may become caught up in adjusting ourselves to the companion's questions and remarks, or feel the need to make ourselves seem more normal than is good for our curiosity." - Alain de Botton

  • "Some journeys in life can only be traveled alone." - Ken Poirot

  • "Never did the world make a queen of a girl who hides in houses and dreams without traveling." -Roman Payne

  • "I am never happier than when I am alone in a foreign city; it is as if I had become invisible." - Storm Jameson

  • "Loving life is easy when you are abroad. Where no one knows you and you hold your life in your hands all alone, you are more master of yourself than at any other time." - Hannah Arendt

  • "Pack your bags and move cities and countries. Nothing will enrich you than travel does." - Nikita Dudani

  • "Surely, of all the wonders of the world, the horizon is the greatest." - Freya Stark

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