Quotes Of Adventure To Inspire Wanderlust

Do your dream of far of places?  Endless landscapes of vast wilderness. Meeting new people.  Tasting new foods.  Experiencing new cultures.  Adventure is within all of us.  

But many of us stick close to home because it’s familiar or we’re afraid to venture out into the world.  Sometimes we need to travel beyond our comfort zone to find who we are.

If you are yearning for adventure, but still need that little push to “go” than these quotes of adventure are perfect for awaking your inner wanderlust.  

Quotes Of Adventure To Inspire Your Inner Wanderlust

“Let us step into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure”

~ J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience”

~ Eleanor Roosevelt

“What is that feeling when you’re driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? It’s the too-huge world valuting us, and it’s good-by. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture” beneath the skies”

~ Jack Kerouac, On The Road

“The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams”

~ Oprah Winfrey

“Never fear quarrels, but seek hazardous adventures”

~ Alexandre Dumas, The Three Musketeers

“No, no! The adventures first, explanations take such a dreadful time”

~ Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland/ Through the Looking-Glass

“If you don’t take risks, you’ll have a wasted soul”

~ Drew Barrymore

“Until you step into the unknown, you don’t know what you’re made of”

~ Roy T. Bennett

“Life is a blank canvas, and you need to throw all the paint on it you can”

~ Danny Kaye

“To venture causes anxiety, but not to venture is to lose one’s self…. And to venture in the conscious of one’s self”

~ Soren Kierkegaard

“I wandered everywhere, through cities and countries wide. And everywhere I went, the world was on my side”

~ Roman Payne, Rooftop Soliloquy

“May your adventures bring you closer together, even as they take you far away from home”

~ Trenton Lee steward, The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey

“Travel doesn’t become adventure until you leave yourself behind”

~ Marty Rubin

“The adrenaline and stress of an adventure are better than a thousand peaceful days”

~ Paulo Coelho

“I wanted a life full of intrigue and mystery, new environments, and new people… A temporary life with no fear of being trapped”

~ Addy Stevens

“Don’t spend your life collecting other peoples postcards”

~ Syd Hair

“Adventure, like beauty, is very much in the eye of the beholder”

~ Victoria Alexander, Seduction of a Proper Gentleman

“Expansion of character is connected to expansion of destiny”

~ James Tarantine, The Equation

“Leave no path untaken”

~ Neil Gaiman, The Graveyard Book

“Life isn’t a merry-go-round, it’s a roller coaster. Life won’t always be smooth, it may not always be pretty, but it will be an adventure- One not to be missed”

~ Robert Glover, No More Mr. Nice Guy: A Proven Plan for Getting What You Want in Love, Sex, and Life

“I feel sad for the people who I hear always plan, plan, plan the next day’s event to occur. Life only stands still for them”

~ Ingred Nkenifack

“Life was a destiny waiting to be seized”

~ Karen Azinger, The Knight Marshal

“That is the difference between great men and small, we great are willing to do the hards things, the uncomfortable things to ensure we succeed”

~ S.C. Barrus, Discovering Aberration

“Adventures are to the adventurous. They abound on every side; but only the chosen few have the courage to embrace them. And they will not come to you; you must go out to seek them. Then they meet you half-way, and rush into your arms, for they know their true loves”

~ Allen Grant

“Life goes on with or without you”

~ Joe Bob Newman, When Time Stood Still

“You don’t want to go to your deathbed thinking of all the places and events you could have seen”

~ Devouring Words

“Adventure: the pursuit of life”

~ Daniel Roy Wiarda

“I came, I saw, I conquered”

~ Julius Ceasar

“The only thing worse than a perilous adventure is a boring one”

~ Lemony Snicket

“Life ought to be a struggle of desire toward adventures whose nobility will fertilize the soul”

~ Rebecca West

“Every day is a new adventure so embrace it fully with your whole heart and soul

~ Crystal Tyler

“There is a road which leads to all roads. The name of that road is adventure”

~ Mehmet Murat Ildan

“If your life is not an adventure then you are not truly alive”

~ Toni Sorenson

“But I couldn’t stop there. The call of adventure was much stronger and more inviting”

~ Pramoedya Ananta Toer, The Mute’s Soliloquy: a Memoir

“Where adventure begins, boring life ends; where adventure ends, boring life begins”

~ Mehmet Murat Ildan

“One of the drawbacks about adventures is that when you come to the most beautiful places you are often too anxious and hurried to appreciate them”

~ C.S. Lewis, The Horse and His Boy

“Take a journey into the world of possibilities. You will be amazed with your adventure”

~ Lailah Gifty Akita

“Our work is not to become unique. We are unique. Our work is to unleash our sense of adventure and to allow the inner whisper that says “come hither” to be reason enough to go”

~ Vironika Tugaleva

“Our ability to discover new experiences exists outside of who we are in the Box”

~ Heidi Reagan

“I look up to the sky and scream to the wind, ‘Give me adventure.’ She whispers back, ‘You are braver than you know”

~ Marquita Burke-DeJesus

“No real adventure ever started by waiting patiently by a doorstep”

~ Ruth Cardello, Taken, Not Spurred

“The most fulfilling adventures happen when you start your journey without knowing where you’re going, because only then are you free to experience the unexpected detours you’re meant to take”

~ A.J. Darkholme, Rishe of the Morningstar

“Believe in things impossible, love the magic of a place, mystery in a person, passion in a relationship and seek adventures in life… Live the life don’t go through it”

~ Anubhay Mishra

“Wherever you go, find your adventure by looking for the unknown – there you might find yourself”

~ Brandon Scott

“There is no adventure without risk, and no exhilaration like adventure”

~ A.R. Ivanovich

“Learning voyage, the greatest adventure”

~ Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

“…if you plan everything out completely from beginning to end, you destroy your chance for adventure”

~ Carine McCandless, The Wild Truth: a Memoir

“You should enjoy the little detours to the fullest. Because that’s where you’ll find the things more important than what you want”

~ Yoshihiro Togashi, Hungter x Hunter, Vol.32

“Where the signposts end, the trail begins”

~ Mary Rubin

“Grab Your Suitcase. Dust off the cobwebs. And Go!”

~ Devouring Words

“The time is now. What you have to do, do it now”

~ Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great Mind

“Wherever we travel to, the wonderful people we meet become our family”

~ Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great Mind

“I long for adventure I could not achieve in my past”

~ Devouring Words

It’s not about the adventure, but who you experience the adventure with


Sometimes the only way to find yourself is to become lost in an adventure


An adventure of a lifetime is waiting for you. What are you waiting for?


Take one step, then take another step and see where it leads. It could lead to your next grand adventure.


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