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12 Best Travel Quotes for Summer Vacations

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12 Best Travel Quotes for Summer Vacations

For those who are traveling this summer, here are 12 travel quotes that will inspire you for your voyage.

"For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore." - Andre Gide

"Not all those who wander are lost." - J.R.R. Tolkein

"People don't take trips, trips take people." - John Steinbeck

"Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you'd drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories." - Ray Bradbury

"Take only memories, leave only footprints." - Chief Seattle

"The gladdest moment in human life, me thinks, is a departure into unknown lands." - Sir Richard Burton

"The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends." - Shirley MacLaine

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

"Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer." - Anonymous

"Traveling - it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller." - Ibn Battuta

"We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us." - Anonymous

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The Most Popular Quotes From Summer's Best Beach Reads

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The Most Popular Quotes From Summer's Best Beach Reads

Before you start packing for your next beach vacation, let these quotes help you decide which summer reads to bring for page-turning entertainment while you're soaking up the sun! 

Beach Reading List:

“They had chosen to make the leap and, having leapt, were delighted to find that the world was even more beautiful than they’d hoped.” - Emma Straub, The Vacationers

“There was nothing in life harder or more important than agreeing every morning to stay the course, to go back to your forgotten self of so many years ago, and to make the same decision.” - Emma Straub, The Vacationers

“People are their most beautiful when they are laughing, crying, dancing, playing, telling the truth, and being chased in a fun way.” - Amy Poehler, Yes Please

“You have to care about your work but not about the result. You have to care about how good you are and how good you feel, but not about how good people think you are or how good people think you look.” - Amy Poehler, Yes Please

“But I think some people wait forever, and only at the end of their lives do they realize that their life has happened while they were waiting for it to start.” - Jess Walter, Beautiful Ruins

 "Rather, he found himself inhabiting the vast, empty plateau where most people live, between boredom and contentment." - Jess Walter, Beautiful Ruins

“Meredith immersed herself in the novels. For some reason, fiction hit on the meaning of life so much more concisely than real life itself did.” - Elin Hilderbrand, Silver Girl

“Fear gripped her like hands around the neck, the way it could only happen in an unfamiliar room in the pitch black of night.” - Elin Hilderbrand, Silver Girl

“Love and friendship. They are what make us who we are, and what can change us, if we let them.” - Emily Giffin, Something Blue

“This time, I whispered that I loved him too. Then, I silently listed all the reason: I loved him for his gentleness. I loved him for being an amazing catch yet still vulnerable enough to be insecure. But most of all, I loved him for loving me.” - Emily Giffin, Something Blue

“She was conscious of being alive and being present: a clear night, a golden beach, good food.” - Elin Hilderbrand, The Matchmaker

“Sometimes you regret the things you do, but they're over and done. Regretting the things you didn't do is tougher because they're still out there, haunting you with the what ifs.” - Elin Hilderbrand, The Matchmaker

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10 Quotes to Achieve Better Work-Life Balance

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10 Quotes to Achieve Better Work-Life Balance

Life can take us on a wild and busy ride. It's easy to get swept up in work and the everyday demands of life and forget its true purpose. Along the way we learn to make trade-offs between professional endeavors and family, friends, community, and personal growth. To help you maintain a calm center here are 10 reminders to find balance in your work and life.

“You will never feel truly satisfied by work until you are satisfied by life.” - Heather Schuck

“Life will always get busy, make time to do the things you love.” - Lailah Gifty Akita

“Work is just a part of our Life, not vice versa. So Live life full time, work work, part time.” - Vikrmn, Guru with Guitar

“When you’re gone would you rather have your gravestone say, ‘He never missed a meeting.’ Or one that said, ‘He was a great father.’” - Steve Blank

“Take care of yourself: When you don’t sleep, eat crap, don’t exercise, and are living off adrenaline for too long, your performance suffers. Your decisions suffer. Your company suffers. Love those close to you: Failure of your company is not failure in life. Failure in your relationship is.” - Ev Williams

“Burnout is about resentment. Preventing it is about knowing yourself well enough to know what it is you’re giving up that makes you resentful.” - Marissa Mayer

“Don’t take things too seriously. I would never de-value the importance of your business; but it’s not worth sacrificing your life for.” - Ben Yoskovitz

“Don’t confuse having a career with having a life.” - Hillary Clinton

“Balance is not better time management, but better boundary management. Balance means making choices and enjoying those choices.” - Betsy Jacobson

“No matter how busy you are, or how busy you think you are, the work will always be there tomorrow, but your friends might not be.” - Anonymous

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21 Heartwarming Quotes to Welcome Back Spring!

To celebrate the arrival of blossoming flowers, warmer weather, and longer days we've put together 21 heartwarming spring quotes. Read on and cheers to new beginnings! 

"It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart." -Rainer Maria Rilke

"Nostalgia in reverse, the longing for yet another strange land, grew especially strong in spring." - Vladimir Nabokov

"Despite the forecast, live like it's spring." - Lilly Pulitzer

"People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself." - Ernest Hemingway

"The deep roots never doubt spring will come." - Marty Rubin

"That is one good thing about this world...there are always sure to be more springs." - L.M. Montgomery

"Spring is nature’s way of saying, “Let’s party!”" - Robin Williams

"An optimist is the human personification of spring." - Susan J. Bissonette

"Spring is when life’s alive in everything." - Christina Rossetti

"Out with the cold, in with the woo."  - E. Marshall

"Spring: the music of open windows." - Terri Guillemets

"The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also." - Harriet Ann Jacobs

"Spring won't let me stay in this house any longer! I must get out and breathe the air deeply again." - Gustav Mahler

"Oh, Spring! I want to go out and feel you and get inspiration. My old things seem dead. I want fresh contacts, more vital searching." - Emily Carr

"The promise of spring’s arrival is enough to get anyone through the bitter winter." - Jen Slelinsky

"No winter lasts forever, no spring skips its turn". - Hal Borland

"You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming." - Pablo Neruda

"With the coming of spring, I am calm again." - Gustav Mahler

"Science has never drummed up quite as effective a tranquilizing agent as a sunny spring day." - W. Earl Hall

"April prepares her green traffic light and the world thinks go." - Christopher Morley

"Can words describe the fragrance of the very breath of spring?" - Neltje Blanchan

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16 Irish Proverbs to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

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16 Irish Proverbs to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

The Irish are known for their gift of gab. Famous Irishmen like Oscar Wilde and Jonathan Swift were never at a loss for clever cracks and words of enlightenment. To celebrate St. Patrick's Day, and honor the quick witted Irish, we've put together 16 thought provoking Irish Proverbs. 

"Two shorten the road." - Irish Proverb

"The future is not set, there is no fate but what we make for ourselves." - Irish Proverb

"It's easy to halve the potato where there's love." - Irish Proverb

"Your feet will bring you where your heart is." - Irish Proverb

"Always remember to forget
The friends that proved untrue.
But never forget to remember
Those that have stuck by you." - Irish Proverb

"Life is like a cup of tea, it's all in how you make it" - Irish Proverb

"A friend's eye is a good mirror." - Irish Proverb

"A light heart lives long." - Irish Proverb

"You've got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your father was." - Irish Proverb

"May misfortune follow you the rest of your life, and never catch up." - Irish Proverb

  "The stars make no noise." - Irish Proverb

"The stars make no noise." - Irish Proverb

"A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures." - Irish Proverb

"Time is a good storyteller." - Irish Proverb

"It is the good horse that draws its own cart." - Irish Proverb

"You’ll never plough a field by turning it over in your mind." - Irish Proverb

"Don't be breaking your shin on a stool that's not in your way." - Irish Proverb

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15 Fabulous Quotes to Inspire Your Personal Style

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15 Fabulous Quotes to Inspire Your Personal Style

To some of us, identifying and expressing our personal style comes naturally. For others, finding and refining a unique style may feel a bit more daunting. Since most of us fall into the latter, we've curated 15 quotes to inspire you to dig deep and discover what makes you feel like your best self. As well known celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe once said, "Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak."

"Fashion is what you’re offered four times a year by designers. And style is what you choose." - Lauren Hutton

“People will stare. Make it worth their while.” - Harry Winston

“Fashion can be bought. Style one must possess.” - Edna Woolman Chase

“Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak” - Rachel Zoe

“Style is a simple way of saying complicated things.” - Jean Cocteau

"Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn." - Orson Welles

“Create your own style… let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others.” - Anna Wintour

“Why change? Everyone has his own style. When you have found it, you should stick to it.” - Audrey Hepburn

“One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art.” - Oscar Wilde

“Behind the perfection of a man's style, must lie the passion of a man's soul.” - Oscar Wilde

“Cool is not an attitude - It's a state of mind." -Roy Smoothe

"Style isn’t just about what you wear, it’s about how you live." - Lilly Pulitzer

"A strong confident person can rule the room with knowledge, personal style, attitude and great posture." - Cindy Ann Peterson

"In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different." - Coco Chanel

"Fashions fade, style is eternal." - Yves Saint Laurent

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12 Quotes for Bookworms to Celebrate Read Across America Day

Read Across America is an annual reading and motivation awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of beloved children's book author Dr. Seuss. To honor Dr. Seuss and all that his books have done to foster young creative minds, we've assembled 12 bookworm quotes. Read on and Happy Read Across America Day!

"We read to know we're not alone." - William Nicholson

"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." - Dr. Seuss

"A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading." - William Styron

"Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world." - Voltaire

"Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another’s skin, another’s voice, another’s soul." - Joyce Carol Oates

"It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it." - Oscar Wilde

"Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen; the more select, the more enjoyable." - Louisa May Alcott

"Reading brings us unknown friends." - Honoré de Balzac

"To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark." - Victor Hugo

"Books are a uniquely portable magic." - Stephen King

"Knowing you have something good to read before bed is among the most pleasurable of sensations." - Vladimir Nabokov

"Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body." - Joseph Addison

Related: In case you missed it last week, here are 10 inspirational books to read in 2016.

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10 Inspirational Books to Read in 2016

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10 Inspirational Books to Read in 2016

Reading a good book is one of life's greatest pleasures. Books have the power to stir our deepest emotions, teach us something new, and motivate us to tackle our biggest aspirations. Since there's so many great books out there and so little time, we've put together a list of the top 10 inspirational books for 2016 based on our team's favorites. The list includes classics like Paulo Coehlo's The Alchemist to newly released best sellers like Kate Hudson's Pretty Happy. Each one of these has moved us to picture things a little differently and taught us something about ourselves we never knew before. Take a look, find something you love, and enjoy!

Rising Strong By Brené Brown
 "Vulnerability is not weakness; it’s our greatest measure of courage." - Brené Brown, Rising Strong

"Vulnerability is not weakness; it’s our greatest measure of courage." - Brené Brown, Rising Strong


 "It seems to me that the less I fight my fear, the less it fights back. If I can relax, fear relaxes, too." - Elizabeth Gilbert, Big Magic

"It seems to me that the less I fight my fear, the less it fights back. If I can relax, fear relaxes, too." - Elizabeth Gilbert, Big Magic


 "Just because something is valuable doesn’t mean that we need it." - Elle Luna, The Crossroads of Should and Must

"Just because something is valuable doesn’t mean that we need it." - Elle Luna, The Crossroads of Should and Must


 "Whatever you are, be a good one." - Abraham Lincoln

"Whatever you are, be a good one." - Abraham Lincoln


 "The only purpose of starting is to finish, and while the projects we do are never really finished, they must ship." - Seth Godin, Cup 38

"The only purpose of starting is to finish, and while the projects we do are never really finished, they must ship." - Seth Godin, Cup 38


 "The things that go wrong often make the best memories." - Gretchen Rubin, The Happiness Project

"The things that go wrong often make the best memories." - Gretchen Rubin, The Happiness Project


The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
 "It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting." - Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

"It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting." - Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist


 "You could say that tidying orders the mind while cleaning purifies it." - Marie Kondo, Spark Joy

"You could say that tidying orders the mind while cleaning purifies it." - Marie Kondo, Spark Joy


 "By taking the time to know ourselves and what those dreams are, we can appreciate the world around us and achieve our dreams." - Meera Lee Patel, Start Where You Are

"By taking the time to know ourselves and what those dreams are, we can appreciate the world around us and achieve our dreams." - Meera Lee Patel, Start Where You Are


 

 

 "Honesty will never break you." - Kate Hudson

"Honesty will never break you." - Kate Hudson

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15 Inspirational Quotes to Pin

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15 Inspirational Quotes to Pin

We're always on the look out for bite-sized life lessons that can be used as a healthy reminder to stay on track and go after what you really want in life. As a result, we've curated 15 best-in-class inspirational quotes that can be added to your Pinterest boards to keep you motivated. Happy pinning! 

  No matter how you feel. Get up, dress up, show up and never give up.

No matter how you feel. Get up, dress up, show up and never give up.

  Let your smile change the world, but don't let the world change your smile.

Let your smile change the world, but don't let the world change your smile.

  Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.

Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.

  Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody.

Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody.

  Either you run the day, or the day runs you. – Jim Rohn

Either you run the day, or the day runs you. – Jim Rohn

  Happiness is not something readymade. It comes from your own actions. – Dalai Lama

Happiness is not something readymade. It comes from your own actions. – Dalai Lama

  I would rather die of passion than of boredom. – Vincent van Gogh

I would rather die of passion than of boredom. – Vincent van Gogh

  Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. – Arthur Ashe

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. – Arthur Ashe

  Good things take time.

Good things take time.

  It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. – Confucius

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. – Confucius

  Do all that you can and all that you thought you could not.

Do all that you can and all that you thought you could not.

  We have a choice: we can either live or exist.

We have a choice: we can either live or exist.

  Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later. - Og Mandino

Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later. - Og Mandino

  You may encounter many defeats but you must not be defeated.

You may encounter many defeats but you must not be defeated.

  Don't look back, you're not going that way.

Don't look back, you're not going that way.

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Valentine's Day Quotes for Every Situation

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Valentine's Day Quotes for Every Situation

Valentine's Day has earned a bad rep as a couple's only club. Yet, Valentine's Day should be a day to celebrate whatever your relationship status may be. The key to enjoying a full life is to appreciate where you are regardless of what stage you're in. So whether you're single, in a committed relationship, or in the gray matter of "it's complicated" between the two, embrace it. Happy Valentine's Day!

Single

"I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart." - Alice Walker

"You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection." - Buddha

"When it’s over, I want to say: all my life I was a bride married to amazement." - Mae West

"You are terrifying, and strange, and beautiful. Something not everyone knows how to love." - Warsan Shire


Couple

"There are all kinds of love in this world but never the same love twice." - F. Scott Fitzgerald

"If you love someone, the greatest gift you can give them is your presence." - Thich Nhat Hanh

"The best thing to hold onto life is each other." - Audrey Hepburn

"The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return." - David Bowie


It's Complicated

"All love shifts and changes. I don’t know if you can be wholeheartedly in love all the time." - Julie Andrews

"Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction." - Antoine de Saint Exupery

"You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly." - Sam Keen

"The course of true love never did run smooth." - William Shakespeare

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