25 Quotes to Inspire Your Yoga Travel Life

Words of wisdom to inspire the yoga travel life…

1. “Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta

2. “We travel, some of us forever, to seek other places, other lives, other souls.” – Anais Nin

3. “I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

4. “We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.” – Unknown

5. “The use of traveling is to regulate imagination with reality, and instead of thinking of how things may be, see them as they are.” – Samuel Johnson

6. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” – Mark Twain

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7. “Travel is the only thing you pay for that makes you richer.” – Unknown

8. “To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.” – Bill Bryson

9. “Our happiest moments as tourists always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of something else.” — Lawrence Block

10. “Not all those who wander are lost.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

11. “The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.” – Shirley MacLaine

12. “Once in a while it really hits people that they don’t have to experience the world in the way they have been told to.” – Alan Keightley

13. “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.” Mark Twain

14. “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

15. “She is free in her wildness, she is a wanderess, a drop of free water. She knows nothing of borders and cares nothing for rules or customs. ‘Time’ for her isn’t something to fight against. Her life flows clean, with passion, like fresh water.” —Roman Payne

16. “We wanderers, ever seeking the lonelier way, begin no day where we have ended another day; and no sunrise finds us where sunset left us. Even while the earth sleeps we travel. We are the seeds of the tenacious plant, and it is in our ripeness and our fullness of heart that we are given to the wind and are scattered.” — Kahlil Gibran

17. “We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next to find ourselves. We travel to open our hearts and eyes and learn more about the world than our newspapers will accommodate. We travel to bring what little we can, in our ignorance and knowledge, to those parts of the globe whose riches are differently dispersed. And we travel, in essence, to become young fools again- to slow time down and get taken in, and fall in love once more.” — Pico Iyer

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18. “Traveling outgrows its motives. It soon proves sufficient in itself. You think you are making a trip, but soon it is making you – or unmaking you.” — Nicolas Bouvier

19. “A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.” — Lao Tzu

20. “I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled; the difference between the two being this, that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.” —Hilaire Belloc

21.“Traveling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things – air, sleep, dreams, the sea, the sky – all things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of it.” — Cesare Pavese

22. “Adventure is a path. Real adventure – self-determined, self-motivated, often risky – forces you to have firsthand encounters with the world. The world the way it is, not the way you imagine it. Your body will collide with the earth and you will bear witness. In this way you will be compelled to grapple with the limitless kindness and bottomless cruelty of humankind – and perhaps realize that you yourself are capable of both. This will change you. Nothing will ever again be black-and-white.” — Mark Jenkins

23.“If you’re twenty-two, physically fit, hungry to learn and be better, I urge you to travel – as far and as widely as possible. Sleep on floors if you have to. Find out how other people live and eat and cook. Learn from them – wherever you go.” – Anthony Bourdain

24. “Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.” – Maya Angelou

25. “It is better to travel well than to arrive.” – Buddha

 

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Naomi Zelin is a world traveler, a wanderluster, and an international yoga teacher and student. She has lived all over the globe and now calls Thailand her home. Check out her Instagram @LightOnYogaProject to keep up with her adventures.

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