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10 Inspiring Quotes to Get You in the Mood for Spring Travel (PHOTOS)

travel road tripNow that it finally feels like maaaaybe we're seeing the light at the end of the long winter tunnel, you may be starting to think about coming out of hibernation and make some spring travel plans! Whether you're hitting the road or boarding a plane, nothing cures the late winter blues like getting out of your usual surroundings and having an eye-opening, relaxing, or just plain fun experience somewhere new.

To inspire your journey, check out these 10 feel-good quotes about travel ... 

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1St. Augustine

"The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page." -St. Augustine

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2Samuel Jackson

"The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are." -Samuel Jackson

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3John Steinbeck

“A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.” -John Steinbeck

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4Jawaharlal Nehru

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm, and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” -Jawaharlal Nehru

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5Freya Stark

"Travel does what good novelists also do to the life of everyday, placing it like a picture in a frame or a gem in its setting, so that the intrinsic qualities are made more clear. Travel does this with the very stuff that everyday life is made of, giving to it the sharp contour and meaning of art.” -Freya Stark

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6J.R.R. Tolkien

“You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.” -J.R.R. Tolkien

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7Edith Wharton

“One of the great things about travel is that you find out how many good, kind people there are.” -Edith Wharton

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8Maya Angelou

“Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.” -Maya Angelou

9Anatole France

“Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe.” -Anatole France

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