Research shows that staying active keeps you young and healthy. It supports physical, mental, social, and spiritual health. So I’ve compiled 33 of my favorite adventure quotes to inspire your youthful spirit and encourage you to plan more great adventures!
These inspirational messages will spark a passion for adventure and fun that will support your health journey and give you an excuse to get out and see the world! Spend time with friends or family exploring and venturing into parts unknown. It’s a great way to strengthen relationships, too!
Find the hidden gems in your local area or venture off into vast unknown territories. Do things you’ve never done before! Kick up your feet and have fun!
Great Adventure Quotes
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.Helen Keller
May your adventures bring you closer together, even as they take you far away from home.Trenton Lee Stewart
If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet.Rachel Wolchin
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.Andre Gide
Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.Terry Pratchet
Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.Ibn Battuta
Jobs fill your pockets, but adventures fill your soul.Jaime Lyn
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be.Douglas Adams
Cover the earth before it covers you.Dagobert Runes
The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.Thomas Alva Edison
One travels to run away from routine, that dreadful routine that kills all imagination and all our capacity for enthusiasm.Ella Maillart
Travel doesn’t become an adventure until you leave yourself behind.Marty Rubin
I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.Mary Anne Radmacher
Wanderlust Quotes to Spark Your Desire to Explore
These are some of the best adventure quotes to spark your desire to actively explore the world around you. I reflect on these words and SMILE (I may even GIGGLE out loud at some of them)! I realize I have been fortunate enough to do some amazingly adventurous things in my life. But there is so much more out there that I want to do!
The question isn’t ‘What are we going to do?’ The question is ‘What aren’t we going to do?’Ferris Bueller
When you see someone putting on his Big Boots, you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen.A. A. Milne
Oh the things you can find, if you don’t stay behind!Dr. Seuss
Life moves pretty fast, if you don’t stop and look around every once in a while, you could miss it.Ferris Bueller
How to Stay Young and Healthy Through Adventure
Stop and really think about how these adventure quotes inspire your youthful spirit. Think about the deeper meaning behind them. Reflect on the words and the meanings behind the words.
These are some of my favorite adventure quotes that make me want to live a life full of adventure and fun, sometimes even doing things that I may fear. Adventure promotes a growth mindset that supports overall wellness.
Instead of trying to make your life perfect, give yourself the freedom to make it an adventure.Drew Houston
Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach of us more than we can ever learn from books.John Lubbock
Your body is not a temple, it’s an amusement park. Enjoy the ride.Anthony Bourdain
I travel because I’d rather look back at my life, saying ‘I can’t believe I did that’ instead of ‘if only I had.’Florine Bos
Travel and adventure are proven to help you live a longer, happier life. A life of adventure improves mindfulness and gratitude. It helps to rejuvenate your soul and reduce stress. Adventure is a wonderful form of self care and self love.
An active and adventurous lifestyle is directly connected to wellness and overall improved health. Why not let these quotes about adventure inspire you to get off the sofa and start LIVING A LIFE OF ADVENTURE and WANDERLUST?
The Purpose of Life
And then there is the most dangerous risk of all – the risk of spending your life not doing what you want, on the bet you can buy yourself the freedom to do it later.Randy Komisar
The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.Oprah Winfrey
Take every chance you get in life, because some things only happen once.Karen Gibbs
The Spirit of Adventure
Since we know an adventurous spirit helps you stay young in mind, body, and spirit, why not start planning some adventures? Regardless of your age, you know it’s going to be a healthy alternative to boredom, stress, and monotony! Right?
The process of learning and doing new things keeps both your mind and body active. Let these best quotes about adventure inspire you to do things you would not typically do, or explore places you would not normally visit, or even learn about places that may not have interested you in the past.
Or, as in my case, learn about things you didn’t know anything about in the past!
I didn’t know until recently that Harriet Tubman was very active during her Underground Railroad years near my hometown! I find that fascinating and have begun to read and learn more about her local connections. Soon, I will be planning an adventure to visit some of the places in Maryland that famously honor the work she did.
Our next BIG adventure will be out west to South Dakota and Wyoming to see Mount Rushmore and the surrounding areas before driving on to Yellowstone National Park! I can hardly wait! Lots of outdoor fun, exploring, and U.S. culture and history!
If happiness is the goal – and it should be, then adventures should be a top priority.Richard Branson
There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.Jawaharlal Nehru
Every man’s life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.Ernest Hemingway
There’s only one place I want to go, and it’s to all the places I’ve never been to.Nikki Rowe
I hope you have enjoyed these adventure quotes to inspire your youthful spirit and I hope you’ll give consideration to adding adventure to your self care routine! It supports your wellness, mindset, and happiness is so many ways!
Be sure to browse though my article, Off On Our Next Adventure: Travel in America, to get some ideas for places you can consider for your next adventure and learn more about why it’s such an important part of your health journey.
Remember, you don’t have to go far and you don’t have to spend a fortune. Just look for interesting places to explore while getting outside to rejuvenate, refresh, and STAY YOUNG! Oh, and have fun!
For further reading, I found a really great blog post that relates to much of what I’ve written about in my last two adventure posts. The writer talks about how travel and adventure changes your perspective about LIFE and teaches you valuable lessons about human connections, learning to say YES to life, and growth mindset. You can check it out here.
And for more on self care and self love, you can check out my posts in the WELLNESS category of the blog! Thank you for visiting! Stay well!
Love to All! ! ~Susan