After Anthony Bourdain's death earlier this year, many people shared one of his most enduring and beautiful quotes: "Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you."
Bourdain isn't the only one with profound thoughts to share on the power of travel. Throughout history, authors, philosophers and other great minds have shared their brilliant musings on how travel can make us stronger, more enlightened, more open-minded and all-around better people.
Here are some of our favorite words of wisdom. Get ready to be inspired for your next life-changing journey.