10 Great Quotes That Will Inspire You To Study Abroad

To anyone considering studying abroad, the road ahead can appear daunting. Venturing into the unknown is exactly that – it’s unknown. All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveller is unaware, and this thought is a scary one. So if you are having doubts about whether or not you should study abroad, here are ten quotes that might help you make a decision:

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page”

– Saint Augustine

“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer”

– Unknown 

“It feels good to be lost in the right direction”

– Unknown

“We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us”

– Unknown

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes”

– Marcel Proust

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone”

– Neale Donald Walsch

“If at some point you don’t ask yourself ‘what have I gotten myself into?’ then you’re not doing it right”

– Roland Gau

“How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else”

– R. Buckminster Fuller

“The traveller sees what he sees; the tourist sees what he has come to see”

–  Gilbert K. Chesterton

“This is your planet. You really should come see it sometime”

– G Adventures

Perhaps you already know that studying abroad will be an adventure filled with enlightenment and self-discovery, but you are still scared to make the leap. Perhaps you are worried that you will be different, or that you won’t understand your new home. If that is the case, then remember this:

Do you know what a foreign accent is? It’s a sign of bravery.”

– Amy Chua


Written by

John Spooner

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