I love a good quote and here are 50 of my favorites. They’ve kicked our butt into gear many times and we hope they do the same for you!

1- He who jumps into the void owes no explanation to those who stand and watch.  – Jean Luc Godard

2 – You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.” – Steve Jobs

3 – When a person really desires something, all the universe conspires to help that person to realize his dream. – from The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho

4 –Travel is more than seeing the sight; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living. – Miriam Beard

5 – There comes a time when one must risk everything or sit forever with ones dreams. – unknown

6 – May all your trails be crooked, winding, dangerous, leading to the most amazing views, where something strange and more beautiful and more full of wonder than your deepest dreams waits for you. – Edward Abbey

7 – The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it. – HD Thoreau

8 – If you don’t get lost, there’s a chance you may never be found. – unknown

9 – There is no unhappiness like the misery of sighting work again after a cheerful, careless voyage.

10 – There are always the simple events of your life that you might try to convert into legend. – Stephen Dunn

11 – I rarely end up where I was intending to go but I often end up where I needed to be. – Douglas Adams

12 – Traveling is hard. Anyone who says different isn’t a traveler; they are a tourist. A travelers life and their trip are one in the same, living life while traveling rather than taking a vacation from their life. – unknown

13 – I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order. -John Burroughs

14 – If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary. – Jim Rohn

15 – Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But, no matter, the road is LIFE. – Jack Kerouac

16 – Never stand when you can sit; never sit when you can lie down, and by God, if you find a clean toilet, use it! – unknown

17 – Work is the refuge of people who have nothing better to do. – Oscar Wilde

18 – Every step of the journey IS the journey. – Zen saying

19 –Follow your BLISS and the universe will open doors where there were only walls. – Joseph Campbell

20 – Why aren’t we all running like we are on fire towards our wildest dreams? – Kim Dinan

21 – Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground. Let their spirit light a fire within you to leave the world a better place than you found it. – Wilfred Peterson

22 – Make yourself proud. – Peter W Smith

23 – A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it. – John Steinbeck

24 – Most travel is best of all in the anticipation or the remembering; the reality has more to do with losing your luggage. – Regina Nadelson

25 – If you’re at least a little scared of what life has in store for you around the corner, you’re doing something rightThat’s when you know you’re alive, when you’re truly exploring the boundless potential of your time on this planet. Dave Dean

 26 – There is the risk you cannot afford to take and then there is the risk you cannot afford not to take. – Peter Drucker

27 – To achieve great things, two things are needed; a plan, and not quite enough time.” Leonard Bernstein

28 – We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know a place for the first time. – TS Eliot

29 – If you actually look like your passport photo, you aren’t well enough to travel. – Sir Vivian Fuchs

30 – Once in awhile it really hits people that they don’t have to experience the world in the way they have been told to. – Alan Keightley

31 – It’s not the decision you make that is most important; it is the degree of commitment with which you make the decision. – Bernard Lopez

32 – People say that what they are seeking is the meaning of life but I think what we’re really seeking is the experience of being alive. – Joseph Campbell

33 – World domination is where you live a life of adventure and focus on leaving a legacy that makes a radical difference for other people. – Chris Guillebeau

34 – It starts with a dream. Dreams are how we figure out where we want to go. Life is how we get there. Allow time for traffic. – Kermit the Frog

35 – 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

36 – The more light you allow within you, the brighter the world you live in will be. – Shakti Giawain

37 – Dare to… Ask for what you want. Believe in your dreams. Count your blessings. Do the right thing. Enjoy the moment. Fail, and dare to succeed. Give more then you receive. Have no regrets. Inspire kindness. Join in more. Never settle for less. Overcome Adversity. Practice moderation. Take personal responsibility. Shoot for the moon. Veto hate and negativity. Understand more, judge less. Exercise body and mind. – unknown

38 – There are years that ask questions and years that answer. – Zora Neale Hurston

39 – Perhaps if one really knew when one was happy one would know the things that were necessary for one’s life. – Joanna Field

40 – When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Life your life in such a manner so that when you die the world cries and you rejoice. – indian saying

41 – Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways. – Stephen vincent Benet

42 – Oh Yeah, Adventure. I guess that’s what you call it when everybody comes back alive. – Mercedes Lackey

43 –The places you work well in are the places you love the most.”
– Bruce Chatwin

44 – I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well. – Diane Ackerman

45 – It’s not risking your life that makes it an adventure, It’s risking your comfortable, preconceived ideas about life. The essence of adventure is to stretch yourself. Maybe just a little bit. Maybe a lot. To go further, faster, higher, longer, deeper or wider than you ever thought you could. To see the world from a different perspective. (author unknown)

46 –Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey – Pat Conroy

47 – We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us. – Pat Conroy

48 –You May never know what results come from your action. But, if you do nothing, there will be no result. – Gandhi

49- Why should I not sit, every morning of my life, on the hillside looking into the shining world? – Mary Oliver

50 – Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the nobler art of leaving things undone. – Lin Yutang



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    • well my dear friend… you have been quoted ALL OVER the internet from what I’ve seen. I can always count on you as a source of wisdom and inspiration!

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