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03/24/2015 08:00 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

13 Pin-Worthy Quotes That Perfectly Capture Wanderlust

The urge to travel has a certain hard-to-explain quality. Better known as wanderlust, the feeling drives everything from solo retreats to explorations of uncharted lands.

Hence, we're always grateful when someone uses words to define the travel bug in our souls. The philosophers of yore -- and the bloggers of today -- have captured the sentiment so well, we're 100 percent ready to get up and go. Let their words inspire you, too!

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"I travel not to go anywhere, but to GO... The great affair is to move."
-Robert Louis Stevenson

"Getting lost is good for the soul."

“People don’t take trips, trips take people.” –John Steinbeck

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“Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” –Dalai Lama

"Work matters... but it doesn't MATTER."

"It is better to travel well than to arrive." -Buddha

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"Traveling: it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller."
-Ibn Battuta

"Travel by yourself, and independence is yours."

"Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute for experience."
-Paulo Coelho

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