Adventure Quotes to Inspire Your Youthful Spirit

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!

old fashioned bicycle standing in a field of weeds under a moon against a lavender background

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!

Improve your health and happiness at the same time! And stay young while you’re doing it!

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!

woman wrapped in a blanket looking toward a mountain with an inspirational quote about getting on your way

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
blue sky backgound with an adventure quote written in black

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

adventure quote to written on a coral and peach background

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?

little blonde girl waving at the camera holding a bouquet of purple flowers with a big smile on her face

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

Final Thoughts

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 you can click this link to find even more inspirational quotes and words of wisdom about life. Thank you for visiting! Stay well!

Love to All! ! ~Susan

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    1. That’s an interesting perspective… obviously different from mine because I believe we all have the option to maintain a positive mindset regardless of what others around us choose to do. But thank you for stopping by and commenting! xoxo

  1. Thank you for another great post. Where else could anyone get that kind of information in such a perfect way of writing? I have a presentation next week, and Im on the look for such information.

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