25 Awesome Island Quotes To Cure Your Wanderlust

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The island life – looking up to the palm trees, feel the sand between your toes, look over a turquoise coloured ocean and feel the sun on your skin. Those are a few reasons of why we are island lovers. Travel quotes are perfect to cure your wanderlust. The island quotes in this post are easy to use as Instagram captions too!

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I’ve experiences multiple islands in my life and I have to say – Bali is one of my faves but definitely Madeira as well. Two different island and that’s what I love about islands. I love how islands can feel like a total paradise but can make you feel like you’re walking in Jurassic Park too!

The Best Island Quotes To Cure Your Wanderlust

Do you love travel quotes as much as I do? Read these Barcelona travel quotes, or these New York City quotes or my favorite Paris quotes!

Island quotes | Travel Quotes

“Lighthouses don’t go running all over an island looking for boats to save; they just stand there shining.” – Anne Lamott

“We live on an island surrounded by a sea of ignorance. As our island of knowledge grows, so does the shore of our ignorance.” – John Archibald Wheeler

“A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt

“How I wish that somewhere there existed an island for those who are wise and of good will.” – Albert Einstein

a mountain on an island with turqoise ocean and white beach

“When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop, striped and dotted with continents and islands, flying through space with other stars all singing and shining together as one, the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.” – John Muir

“When you’re on one of the Caribbean islands, sometimes it’s hard to picture how they fit with the rest, but when you see them all joined together like a necklace from space, you see the natural geographic connectedness of them all.” — Chris Hadfield

“Your life is an island separated from all other islands and continents. Regardless of how many boats you send to other shores or how many ships arrive upon your shores, you yourself are an island separated by its own pains, secluded in its happiness.” – Khalil Gibran

“The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.” – Ralph Washington Sockman

“You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island of opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land; there is no other life but this.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Every island to a child is a treasure island.” – P. D. James

“Small islands of coherence in a sea of chaos can shift the whole system to a higher order.” – Barbara Marx Hubbard

“Everyone knew that all islands were worlds unto themselves, that to come to an island was to come to another world.” – Guy Gavriel Kay

“Islands are natural workshops of evolution.” – Richard Dawkins

“I feel we are all islands – in a common sea.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh

“Life is an island. People come out of the sea, cross the island, and return to the sea. But this short life is long and beautiful. In getting to know nature man exalts the wonder and beauty of life.” – Martiros Saryan

“We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.” – Winston Churchill

Island Instagram Captions | Island Quotes

Beach days are the best days”

“The tan will fade but the memories will last forever”

“Sandy toes, Sunkissed nose.”

“Good vibes happen on the tides.”

a round island with sand and a blue sky, island travel quotes

“In need for vitamin Sea

“Salt water cures all wounds

“Life’s a beach, enjoy the waves.”

“Life is better at the beach.”

“The sea sings my name.”

I saved these island quotes for the future so I always know what to use in my Instagram captions whenever I feel uninspired again. Read these Bali quotes and Instagram captions for the perfect Bali quotes!

Let’s discuss in the comments! Which one is your favorite?



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  1. I love every kind of travel quotes but these island ones give me some special kind of wanderlust!

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