Quotes and Sayings about Journey



"Apprentice is the beginner - the first years you work in a craft in the European sense you are an apprentice. That takes 3 or 4 years. Then you are a journeyman. You can go from one master to another and learn other tricks and other secrets."
- Josef Albers
(Related: Work, First, Secrets, Sense, Years)

"In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost."
- Dante Alighieri
(Related: Life, Journey, Wood)

"Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Life, Time, Love, Haste, Journey)

"Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it."
- Greg Anderson
(Related: Focus, Journey, Joy)

"You, the foreign media, have been the companion of my people in its long and painful journey to freedom."
- Corazon Aquino
(Related: People, Freedom, Journey, Media)

"An illness is like a journey into a far country; it sifts all one's experience and removes it to a point so remote that it appears like a vision."
- Sholem Asch
(Related: Experience, Vision, Country, Illness, Journey)

"Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome."
- Arthur Ashe
(Related: Success, Journey)

"It's not good to make sentimental journeys. You see the differences instead of the sameness."
- Mary Astor
"The silver Thames takes some part of this county in its journey to Oxford."
- John Aubrey
(Related: Journey)

"The feeling remains that God is on the journey, too."
- Saint Teresa of Avila
(Related: God, Feeling, Journey)

"Everybody's journey is individual. If you fall in love with a boy, you fall in love with a boy. The fact that many Americans consider it a disease says more about them than it does about homosexuality."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Love, Americans, Disease, Fact, Homosexuality, Journey)

"Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home."
- Matsuo Basho
(Related: Home, Day, Journey)

"006 was such an interesting character and the film really explored his friendship with Bond and how it all went wrong, so it was a very personal journey for both characters."
- Sean Bean
(Related: Friendship, Character, Film, Journey, Wrong)

"As much horror as we have always created, we are a species that keeps moving forward, seeing new sights in new ways, and enjoying the journey."
- Martha Beck
(Related: Horror, Journey)

"An excuse becomes an obstacle in your journey to success when it is made in place of your best effort or when it is used as the object of the blame."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Success, Blame, Effort, Journey)

"Oh, to me not drinking is like being dead, almost. I sit here taking endless journeys down memory lane. It gets boring."
- Jeffrey Bernard
(Related: Being, Drinking, Memory)

"I think the journey for a politician goes from wanting to please all the people all the time, to a political leader that realises in the end his responsibility is to decide. And when he decides, he divides."
- Tony Blair
(Related: Time, Leader, People, End, Journey, Responsibility)

"A big part of what I wanted to do with this character was go from when I was a boy and try and develop into a man, really try and play him as a man who is on this search, on a journey of personal, spiritual, political, social discovery."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Character, Discovery, Journey, Man, Play, Spiritual)

"Although it is a fantasy film, it's as real as it can be. You have to imagine that an audience will buy their ticket to a cinema and get on a first-class flight and journey to Middle Earth."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Cinema, Earth, Fantasy, Film, First, Journey, Will)

"As you follow the escapades or the journey of the hero through a story, it evokes some kind of emotion in the viewers. The director's job is to make sure that the audience goes through the journey and has an emotional reaction."
- Don Bluth
(Related: Emotion, Job, Journey)

"This journey started about 42 years ago in a little town of Brunswick, Georgia."
- Wade Boggs
(Related: Journey, Years)

"The truth is of course is that there is no journey. We are arriving and departing all at the same time."
- David Bowie
(Related: Time, Truth, Journey)

"For the poet the credo or doctrine is not the point of arrival but is, on the contrary, the point of departure for the metaphysical journey."
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: Departure, Doctrine, Journey)

"Thank God for the journey."
- James Brown
(Related: God, Journey)

"You must remain focused on your journey to greatness."
- Les Brown
(Related: Greatness, Journey)

"Our military thought that they couldn't get to Pearl Harbor, that it was too long a journey from Japan to get there, and they proved us wrong."
- Jerry Bruckheimer
(Related: Thought, Journey, Military, Wrong)

"All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware."
- Martin Buber
"I believe that life is a journey towards God, and that no one has the right to insist that you go a certain road."
- Pat Buckley
(Related: Life, God, Journey, Right, Road)

"The traveller has reached the end of the journey!"
- Edmund Burke
(Related: End)

"We will build new ships to carry man forward into the universe, to gain a new foothold on the moon and to prepare for new journeys to the worlds beyond our own."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Gain, Man, Moon, Ships, Universe, Will)

"You have a wine tasting of different years, and we're sort of doing that with our music, giving them a taste of what Journey used to be like."
- Jonathan Cain
(Related: Music, Giving, Journey, Taste, Wine, Years)

"Experience is the best teacher of all. And for that, there are no guarantees that one will become an artist. Only the journey matters."
- Harry Callahan
(Related: Experience, Artist, Journey, Will)

"My message tonight is a simple one - the journey is getting exciting and this great state is on the move."
- Donald L. Carcieri
(Related: Journey, State)

"I consider a goal as a journey rather than a destination. And each year I set a new goal."
- Curtis Carlson
(Related: Goal, Journey)

"I had no album title, and the album is like a journey in that it's a complete body of work. It's not just a couple of catchy songs and filler, so I felt that I needed to capture the essence of the album."
- Vanessa Carlton
(Related: Work, Body, Journey, Songs)

"The road Cordelia has travelled, the journey she has taken up to now has been such a joy to play as an actress, because there have been so many chances to do so many different emotions."
- Charisma Carpenter
(Related: Emotions, Journey, Joy, Now, Play, Road)

"I think essentially the meaning of life is probably the journey and not really any one thing or an outcome or a result."
- Charisma Carpenter
(Related: Life, Journey, Meaning, Result)

"For so, surely you will cast a light of gladness upon his onward journey, and contribute your part towards the building of that kingdom of love which links our earth to heaven."
- Edward Carpenter
(Related: Love, Building, Earth, Heaven, Journey, Light, Will)

"I had some vague memory of visiting Canberra as a lad, when we came up with my father by car. But when I made the long train journey from Sydney to Canberra and arrived at the little stop, I did wonder slightly whether this really was the national capital."
- John Henry Carver
(Related: Car, Father, Journey, Memory, Wonder)

"Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey's end."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Age, Advice, End, Journey, Old, Road)

"That the potential to become Level 5 exists in you and me and the people we work with and that it is then a process or a journey to nurture that seed... in a culture by and large that doesn't reinforce it."
- James Collins
(Related: Work, People, Culture, Journey, Potential)

"Without music, life is a journey through a desert."
- Pat Conroy
(Related: Life, Music, Journey)

"I've always wanted to record a jazz record. I did one in the '70s with Barbara Carroll. It's been a journey."
- Rita Coolidge
(Related: Jazz, Journey)

"I'm at a point where I'm going where the journey leads me. I've set goals but I don't get really hung up if I don't achieve those goals right away or in my time, you know what I mean?"
- Deborah Cox
(Related: Time, Goals, Journey, Right)

"Nothing shortens a journey so pleasantly as an account of misfortunes at which the hearer is permitted to laugh."
- Quentin Crisp
(Related: Journey, Nothing)

"Awards are wonderful. I've been nominated many times and I've won many awards. But my journey is not towards that. If it happens it will be a blast. If it doesn't, it's still been a blast."
- Tom Cruise
(Related: Awards, Journey, Will)

"It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death."
- Elijah Cummings
(Related: Death, American, Civil rights, Journey, Unemployment, Violence, Workers)

"Daffy, of course, wants to go on the journey with him but the studio decides they want Daffy back, so Bugs and a young studio executive heroine have to go out and try to bring him back."
- Joe Dante
(Related: Bugs, Journey, Want)

"Its highest point was The Worst Journey in the World. Then you see this decline, and this harking back, using the 19th-century form when we're not in the 19th century. That way of writing a book about the world out there - you just can't do it anymore."
- Robyn Davidson
(Related: Journey, World, Writing)

"We're all pilgrims on the same journey - but some pilgrims have better road maps."
- Nelson DeMille
(Related: Journey, Road)

"One of the most important things that I have learned in my 57 years is that life is all about choices. On every journey you take, you face choices. At every fork in the road, you make a choice. And it is those decisions that shape our lives."
- Mike DeWine
(Related: Life, Choice, Choices, Decisions, Journey, Road, Years)

"Life is just a journey."
- Princess Diana
(Related: Life, Journey)

"The kindness and affection from the public have carried me through some of the most difficult periods, and always your love and affection have eased the journey."
- Princess Diana
(Related: Love, Affection, Journey, Kindness, Public)

"This CD became something of a personal journey for me. The tone of the whole CD is uplifting and inspirational. It's an upper. We have enough downers in the world."
- Roma Downey
(Related: Inspirational, Journey, World)

"Journeys, like artists, are born and not made. A thousand differing circumstances contribute to them, few of them willed or determined by the will-whatever we may think."
- Lawrence Durrell
(Related: Artists, Circumstances, May, Will)

"I had become, with the approach of night, once more aware of loneliness and time - those two companions without whom no journey can yield us anything."
- Lawrence Durrell
(Related: Time, Journey, Loneliness, Night, Yield)

"We all have a cradle-to-the-grave journey to make and, in between, what do you do? There's got to be something hereafter."
- Robert Duvall
(Related: Journey)

"In school, I could hear the leaves rustle and go on a journey."
- Clint Eastwood
(Related: Journey, School)

"I believe that before anybody makes the journey to the other side, we have to know on a soul level that we are leaving, whether it's an accident or illness, and we prepare ourselves to a certain degree that we won't be there in the future."
- John Edward
(Related: Soul, Accident, Future, Illness, Journey)

"I guess when Rick is finished with his Journey to the Centre of the Earth, then we might have a go at something. We'd like to, we're open to it, and we've been talking about it."
- Keith Emerson
(Related: Earth, Journey, Open, Talking)

"Sometimes it is better to begin the journey, to get under way, then it is to sit back and wait until such time that you're convinced that all conditions are perfect and that there'll be no surprises along the route."
- John Engler
(Related: Time, Journey, Surprises)

"There is no formula to it. Writing every song is a little journey. The first note has to lift you."
- Enya
(Related: First, Formula, Journey, Song, Writing)

"The ocean is a central image. It is the symbolism of a great journey."
- Enya
(Related: Journey, Ocean)

"The purpose cannot be creating self-styled democracies, but rather encouraging steps that are conducive to establishing democratic rule at universal standards. Obviously, this would be a formidable journey."
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Related: Encouraging, Purpose, Journey, Self)

"I am an unpredictable journey."
- Claire Forlani
(Related: Journey)

"We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey."
- John Hope Franklin
(Related: Travel, Journey, Wilderness, World)

"No, I love the idea that someone changes. As an actor it's always the thing that you look for. He is someone who starts off bright, cheerful and confident and then has everything taken away from him. It's a wonderful journey to take."
- Stephen Fry
(Related: Love, Idea, Actor, Journey)

"Each song is a lifetime, it begins and ends, and there's a journey taken within the songs."
- Leif Garrett
(Related: Journey, Song, Songs)

"You're forced to think about what your goals are and you clarify them because you're taking this journey with another person and you need to be open with your partner."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Goals, Journey, Open)

"I can sit and analyze everything and beat myself up and say you don't quite sing as good as you used to, you're writing better songs maybe than you used to, but to me it's just the journey."
- Vince Gill
(Related: Journey, Songs, Writing)

"The journey of life is like a man riding a bicycle. We know he got on the bicycle and started to move. We know that at some point he will stop and get off. We know that if he stops moving and does not get off he will fall off."
- William Golding
(Related: Life, Journey, Man, Will)

"Life is a journey that must be traveled no matter how bad the roads and accommodations."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Life, Journey)

"It takes between three and six hours to make each snowball, depending on snow quality. Wet snow is quick to work with but also quick to thaw, which can lead to a tense journey to the cold store."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Work, Quality, Journey, Quick, Snow)

"Grief is perhaps an unknown territory for you. You might feel both helpless and hopeless without a sense of a "map" for the journey. Confusion is the hallmark of a transition. To rebuild both your inner and outer world is a major project."
- Anne Grant
(Related: Confusion, Grief, Journey, Project, Sense, World)

"When I became a director, I wanted to convince a very reluctant Sidney into allowing me to go on the journey of his life. Sidney had gone ahead of every other African American actor."
- Lee Grant
(Related: Life, Actor, African, American, Journey)

"Science and art, or by the same token, poetry and prose differ from one another like a journey and an excursion. The purpose of the journey is its goal, the purpose of an excursion is the process."
- Franz Grillparzer
(Related: Poetry, Science, Art, Goal, Purpose, Journey, Prose)

"The knowledge of the realm of death makes it possible for the shaman to move freely back and forth and mediate these journeys for other people."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Death, People, Knowledge)

"It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that matters in the end."
- Ursula K. Le Guin
(Related: End, Journey)

"Don Quixote is one that comes to mind in comparison to mine, in that they both involve journeys undertaken by older men. That is unusual, because generally the hero of a journey story is very young."
- David Guterson
(Related: Men, Journey, Mind)

"When you retire, it's a place in life, a part of the journey. You just don't quit work; you develop an attitude where you can do what you please."
- Tom T. Hall
(Related: Life, Work, Attitude, Journey)

"A journey by Sea and Land, Five Hundred Miles, is not undertaken without money."
- Lewis Hallam
(Related: Money, Journey, Land, Sea)

"The longest journey is the journey inwards. Of him who has chosen his destiny, Who has started upon his quest for the source of his being."
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Related: Being, Destiny, Journey, Quest)

"The breaking wave and the muscle as it contracts obey the same law. Delicate line gathers the body's total strength in a bold balance. Shall my soul meet so severe a curve, journeying on its way to form?"
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Related: Soul, Strength, Balance, Body, Law)

"It's a life's journey of finding ourselves, finding our power, and living for yourself, not for everyone else."
- Mariska Hargitay
(Related: Life, Power, Journey, Living)

"The soul of a journey is liberty, perfect liberty, to think, feel, do just as one pleases."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Soul, Journey, Liberty)

"The journey is over. Love to all."
- Carolyn Gold Heilbrun
(Related: Love, Journey)

"The journey is over. Love to all."
- Carolyn Heilbrun
(Related: Love, Journey)

"I like someone who embraces life; who wants to be on a long journey but has no particular plan or destination in mind. An adventurous man, open to the concept of living life in the moment."
- Jill Hennessy
(Related: Life, Journey, Living, Man, Mind, Open)

"I think the Prime Minister has embarked on a journey and he has no idea where he's taking us."
- John Hewson
(Related: Idea, Journey)

"One of the things that's often forgotten about drug rehabilitation, it's not a destiny. It's a journey."
- Peter Hobson
(Related: Destiny, Journey)

"It's a journey, it's a fight everyday. There was a real effort to stay in the program... So far this has been a very successful rehab."
- Peter Hobson
(Related: Successful, Effort, Fight, Journey)

"I'm such a girl for the living room. I really like to stay in my nest and not move. I travel in my mind, and that that's a rigorous state of journeying for me. My body isn't that interested in moving from place to place."
- Bell Hooks
(Related: Travel, Body, Living, Mind, State)

"We must get beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths... and tell the world the glories of our journey."
- John Hope
(Related: Journey, World)

"A journey of four hundred and thirty miles can be made in any part of the United States, but in Turkey it takes as many days."
- Ellsworth Huntington
(Related: Journey, states, Turkey, United)

"Let us make a pledge now to help Fiji through this very important next stage of its journey. We can do this by promising to be patient, calm and tolerant and by respecting the views of others, even if we disagree with them."
- Josefa Iloilo
(Related: Help, Journey, Now)

"The main thing I'm into is going about on a bike, taking random routes; I'm really into the idea of making up journeys, and just seeing where they take you, because they always end up taking you someplace freaky."
- Tom Jenkinson
(Related: Idea, End)

"I am no longer afraid of becoming lost, because the journey back always reveals something new, and that is ultimately good for the artist."
- Billy Joel
(Related: Artist, Journey)

"The process of letting go is like taking a journey to the center of your being."
- Darren L. Johnson
(Related: Being, Journey)

"Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Peace, Time, Journey)

"Reformation, like education, is a journey, not a destination."
- Mary Harris Jones
(Related: Education, Journey)

"In all honesty my cake was baking when I met Al - I had made up in my mind already to get physically healthy. He refreshingly was on his own journey so it was almost as if we walked together."
- Star Jones
(Related: Honesty, Journey, Mind)

"I had started losing weight. I mean he didn't know anything about the journey that I was on at that point obviously but from my highest weight of just over 300 pounds I lost about 45 pounds."
- Star Jones
(Related: Journey, Losing, Weight)

"It's the opposite journey from what I've usually done with films. I find it very easy to go from, say, a lit, pleasurable environment, like what you see outside there, to a very dark place. But the opposite journey, which is what this movie takes, is much more complicated."
- Neil Jordan
(Related: Environment, Journey)

"There are many paths but only one journey."
- Naomi Judd
(Related: Journey)

"My music is about the journey, about love and the human experience."
- Wynonna Judd
(Related: Experience, Love, Music, Journey)

"To travel is to take a journey into yourself."
- Danny Kaye
(Related: Travel, Journey)

"For all my years in public life, I have believed that America must sail toward the shores of liberty and justice for all. There is no end to that journey, only the next great voyage. We know the future will outlast all of us, but I believe that all of us will live on in the future we make."
- Edward Kennedy
(Related: Life, America, End, Future, Journey, Justice, Liberty, Public, Will, Years)

"One was a book I read by Mahatma Gandhi. In it was a passage where he said that religion, the pursuing of the inner journey, should not be separated from the pursuing of the outer and social journey, because we are not isolated beings."
- Satish Kumar
(Related: Religion, Journey)

"I and a friend of mine called Mannon talked together, and we both decided to walk this journey."
- Satish Kumar
(Related: Friend, Journey)

"I am heartbroken that this movie would cause anyone pain. It should be a source of joy. The story is a metaphor about how we try to stay in our own little bubbles, we don't let life in, we don't take the journey."
- Swoosie Kurtz
(Related: Life, Cause, Journey, Joy, Metaphor, Pain)

"I think of myself as a journeyman actress. I will attempt almost anything that I think that I can bring off. It could be almost anything."
- Angela Lansbury
(Related: Will)

"One must learn to love, and go through a good deal of suffering to get to it... and the journey is always towards the other soul."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Love, Soul, Journey, Suffering)

"I think everyone has some fascination with what's outside our existence. It's a constant journey to find the truth."
- Nicholas Lea
(Related: Truth, Existence, Journey)

"I make fun wherever I go... If I go to a restaurant by myself, rest assured, people will be talking about it. I always have a great deal of fun being with people. It's part of the journey."
- Cloris Leachman
(Related: People, Being, Fun, Journey, Rest, Talking, Will)

"I'm still a kid. I'm like six years old. But it's just a matter of wanting to get up, it's just a big journey. I felt like when I left home that I was on a journey, and I still am."
- Heath Ledger
(Related: Home, Journey, Old, Years)

"It is good to have an end to journey towards; but it is the journey that matters in the end."
- Ursula K. LeGuin
(Related: End, Journey)

"One reason that I embarked on a study of Nazi doctors was that in this personal journey, I had the feeling increasingly that I did want to do a Holocaust study and that increasingly I wanted it to be of perpetrators, which I thought was more needed."
- Robert Jay Lifton
(Related: Thought, Doctors, Feeling, Journey, Reason, Study, Want)

"A lot of my works deal with a passage, which is about time. I don't see anything that I do as a static object in space. It has to exist as a journey in time."
- Maya Lin
(Related: Time, Journey, Space)

"I think Nina Simone has had an amazing journey. She was spicy and she had attitude and she didn't care, she wanted her money in a paper bag and don't mess with me and I've been doing some research on that so."
- Nia Long
(Related: Money, Attitude, Care, Journey, Research, Spicy)

"Toil without song is like a weary journey without an end."
- H. P. Lovecraft
(Related: End, Journey, Song)

"It's the journey toward doing these harder climbs that really gives value to the whole activity of climbing."
- Alex Lowe
(Related: Journey, Value)

"When I hear that I realize how quickly time passes and how everybody goes on their journeys and they're always unbelievable and they never go where you think they're going to take you and, quite frankly, it also makes me feel a little old."
- Rob Lowe
(Related: Time, Old)

"I suppose, in a way, this has become part of my soul. It is a symbol of my life. Whatever I have done that really matters, I've done wearing it. When the time comes, it will be in this that I journey forth. What greater honor could come to an American, and a soldier?"
- Douglas MacArthur
(Related: Time, Life, Soul, American, Honor, Journey, Symbol, Will)

"There comes a moment on a journey when something sweet, something irresistible and charming as wine raised to thirsty lips, wells up in the traveller's being."
- Patrick MacGill
(Related: Being, Journey, Wine)

"Let me recommend the best medicine in the world: a long journey, at a mild season, through a pleasant country, in easy stages."
- James Madison
(Related: Country, Journey, Medicine)

"When I crossed Asia with my friend Peter Fleming, we spoke to no one but each other during many months, and we covered exactly the same ground. Nevertheless my journey differed completely from his."
- Ella Maillart
(Related: Friend, Journey, Months)

"It is always our own self that we find at the end of the journey. The sooner we face that self, the better."
- Ella Maillart
(Related: End, Journey, Self)

"The benefits of the accomplished journey cannot be weighed in terms of perfect moments, but in terms of how this journey affects and changes our character."
- Ella Maillart
(Related: Character, Benefits, Journey, Moments)

"Whenever I prepare for a journey I prepare as though for death. Should I never return, all is in order."
- Katherine Mansfield
(Related: Death, Journey, Order)

"When we are sure that we are on the right road there is no need to plan our journey too far ahead. No need to burden ourselves with doubts and fears as to the obstacles that may bar our progress. We cannot take more than one step at a time."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Time, Progress, Burden, Journey, May, Obstacles, Right, Road)

"We advance on our journey only when we face our goal, when we are confident and believe we are going to win out."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Goal, Journey)

"I am not reggae, I am me. I am bigger than the limits that are put on me. It all has to do with the individual journey."
- Ziggy Marley
(Related: Journey, Limits)

"Here I am, safely returned over those peaks from a journey far more beautiful and strange than anything I had hoped for or imagined - how is it that this safe return brings such regret?"
- Peter Matthiessen
(Related: Journey, Regret)

"It requires greater courage to preserve inner freedom, to move on in one's inward journey into new realms, than to stand defiantly for outer freedom. It is often easier to play the martyr, as it is to be rash in battle."
- Rollo May
(Related: Courage, Battle, Freedom, Journey, Martyr, Play)

"We then journeyed on to London Street, down which the tidal ditch continues its course."
- Henry Mayhew
(Related: London)

"That's the main thing that attracts me - characters who have big journeys. I like playing those people."
- James McAvoy
(Related: People)

"Every book is a new journey. I never felt I was an expert on a subject as I embarked on a project."
- David McCullough
(Related: Journey, Project)

"I had no expectations about fatherhood, really, but it's definitely a journey I'm glad to be taking. Number one, it's a great learning experience. When my mother told me it's a 24/7 job, she wasn't kidding."
- Christopher Meloni
(Related: Experience, Mother, Expectations, Job, Journey, Learning)

"I like intellectual journeys."
- Christopher Meloni
"You think about taking audiences on a journey."
- Sam Mendes
(Related: Audiences, Journey)

"And it was from Boston that one in every six American families began their journey into the land of the free."
- Thomas Menino
(Related: American, Boston, Journey, Land)

"For this is the journey that men and women make, to find themselves. If they fail in this, it doesn't matter much else what they find."
- James A. Michener
(Related: Men, Women, Journey)

"At no time are we ever in such complete possession of a journey, down to its last nook and cranny, as when we are busy with preparations for it."
- Yukio Mishima
(Related: Time, Journey, Possession)

"We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey."
- Kenji Miyazawa
(Related: Journey, Pain)

"As always on this boulevard, the faces were young, coming annually in an endless migration from every country, every continent, to alight here once in the long journey of their lives."
- Brian Moore
(Related: Country, Faces, Journey)

"I had almost forgotten to tell you that I have already been to the Parliament House; and yet this is of most importance. For, had I seen nothing else in England but this, I should have thought my journey thither amply rewarded."
- Karl Philipp Moritz
(Related: Thought, England, Importance, Journey, Nothing, Parliament)

"As the President has indicated, my life has been a life of travel - for 60 years constantly moving over the wide world on journeys which first and last have taken me to 83 countries, and, what is more significant, to most of them again and again."
- John Raleigh Mott
(Related: Life, Travel, Countries, First, President, World, Years)

"I don't want to be a star. If you have to label me anything, I'm an actor - I guess. A journeyman actor. I think 'star' is what you call actors who can't act."
- Paul Muni
(Related: Act, Actor, Actors, Want)

"But I also wanted to give them an intelligent emotional journey, without having to suspend reality - to be able to look at those characters and see reasons for the relationships and why what happens happens."
- Graeme Murphy
(Related: Journey, Reality, Relationships)

"White middle- and upper-class men have a longer journey to go than many people."
- Holly Near
(Related: Men, People, Journey)

"Student journeys which were important to me were Sicily, Greece, and Egypt, where I really saw these buildings, and that is where you're able to grasp what things mean."
- Ben Nicholson
(Related: Greece)

"We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile."
- Earl Nightingale
(Related: Life, Time, Work, Goal, Comfort, Journey, Meaning, Sleep)

"I think it's my adventure, my trip, my journey, and I guess my attitude is, let the chips fall where they may."
- Leonard Nimoy
(Related: Attitude, Adventure, Journey, May)

"Success is not a place at which one arrives but rather the spirit with which one undertakes and continues the journey."
- Alex Noble
(Related: Success, Journey, Spirit)

"I never want to sort of put all the cards on the table all at once, because that's somehow there's always a journey to go on. There's always something to be revealed, in my mind, about characters."
- Jeremy Northam
(Related: Cards, Journey, Mind, Want)

"My fellow citizens, the American Presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery."
- Sarah Palin
(Related: American, Discovery, Journey, Presidency)

"We were now arrived at the close of our solitary journeyings along the St. Joseph's trail."
- Francis Parkman
(Related: Now)

"You see, greatness for a state doesn't require some huge monument for all to see. It is not a journey to a particular destination - but a commitment to follow a course of constant and never-ending improvement."
- Sonny Perdue
(Related: Greatness, Commitment, Improvement, Journey, Monument, State)

"Philosophy is a kind of journey, ever learning yet never arriving at the ideal perfection of truth."
- Albert Pike
(Related: Truth, Journey, Learning, Perfection, Philosophy)

"So it's been kind of a long road, but it was a good journey altogether."
- Sidney Poitier
(Related: Journey, Road)

"The journey has been incredible from its beginning."
- Sidney Poitier
(Related: Beginning, Journey)

"Science exists, moreover, only as a journey toward troth. Stifle dissent and you end that journey."
- John Charles Polanyi
(Related: Science, Dissent, End, Journey)

"If my ship sails from sight, it doesn't mean my journey ends, it simply means the river bends."
- J. Enoch Powell
(Related: Journey, Sight)

"We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us."
- Marcel Proust
(Related: Wisdom, Journey)

"Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life."
- Pythagoras
(Related: Life, Friends, Journey, Road)

"Israel is no longer a people that dwells alone, and has to join the global journey toward peace, reconciliation and international cooperation."
- Yitzhak Rabin
(Related: Peace, People, Cooperation, Israel, Journey)

"If all difficulties were known at the outset of a long journey, most of us would never start out at all."
- Dan Rather
(Related: Difficulties, Journey)

"He's meant to be that classic Homer, Ulysses, Hercules - a character who goes out or has some gift of some kind. He goes on a journey of discovery and part of that is falling into darkness - the temptations of life."
- Robert Redford
(Related: Life, Character, Darkness, Discovery, Journey, Temptations)

"I've been pleased to work with so many wonderful stars through the years. This has been an amazing journey. I hope it continues."
- Keanu Reeves
(Related: Work, Hope, Journey, Stars, Years)

"It's the journey of self, I guess. You start with this kind of loner, outside guy, which a lot of people can relate to, and he goes out into the world."
- Keanu Reeves
(Related: People, Journey, Self, World)

"Does the road wind up-hill all the way? Yes, to the very end. Will the day's journey take the whole long day? From morn to night, my friend."
- Grantland Rice
(Related: Friend, Day, Journey, Night, Road, Will, Wind)

"Every journey into the past is complicated by delusions, false memories, false namings of real events."
- Adrienne Rich
(Related: Events, Journey, Memories, Past)

"It helps, I think, to consider ourselves on a very long journey: the main thing is to keep to the faith, to endure, to help each other when we stumble or tire, to weep and press on."
- Mary Richards
(Related: Faith, Help, Press)

"The only journey is the one within."
- Rainer Maria Rilke
(Related: Journey)

"Come dress yourself in love, let the journey begin."
- Francesca da Rimini
(Related: Love, Dress, Journey)

"Why do you think the old stories tell of men who set out on great journeys to impress the gods? Because trying to impress people just isn't worth the time and effort."
- Henry Rollins
(Related: Men, Time, People, Gods, Effort, Old, Trying, Worth)

"Autobiographies are only useful as the lives you read about and analyze may suggest to you something that you may find useful in your own journey through life."
- Eleanor Roosevelt
(Related: Life, Journey, May)

"I think Superman's journey is to become comfortable on earth. Of course he's got his role as earth's greatest protector but he also wants to be as happy as he can and if that happens to be with Lois then he's going to find a way."
- Brandon Routh
(Related: Earth, Journey)

"The journey is my home."
- Muriel Rukeyser
(Related: Home, Journey)

"Life to me is a journey - you never know what may be your next destination."
- David Russell
(Related: Life, Journey, May)

"An athlete who tells you the training is always easy and always fun simply hasn't been there. Goals can be elusive which makes the difficult journey all the more rewarding."
- Alberto Salazar
(Related: Goals, Fun, Journey, Training)

"One approaches the journey's end. But the end is a goal, not a catastrophe."
- George Sand
(Related: Goal, End, Journey)

"When I go out with Journey, it is a complete cakewalk. I can afford my own bus."
- Neil Schon
(Related: Journey)

"We are doing what Prince did. Everyone that comes to a show billed as An Evening with Journey will get our new CD. We figured that is our best store because they are our biggest fans."
- Neil Schon
(Related: Evening, Fans, Journey, Will)

"The best part was watching Journey grow into this monster. The band was huge, playing these enormous gigs."
- Neil Schon
(Related: Journey)

"Lately I've been going to all these high schools talking to the students, answering their questions, listening to what they have to say. It has been an incredible journey to be around them and try to give them what my mother gave me."
- Jill Scott
(Related: Mother, Journey, Listening, Questions, Schools, Students, Talking)

"I fear we have shot our bolt - but we have been to Pole and done the longest journey on record."
- Robert Falcon Scott
(Related: Fear, Journey)

"We are weak, writing is difficult, but for my own sake I do not regret this journey, which has shown that Englishmen can endure hardships, help one another, and meet death with as great a fortitude as ever in the past."
- Robert Falcon Scott
(Related: Death, Help, Journey, Past, Regret, Writing)

"Did you know that Christmas Day is absolutely the best day to fly? It is. No crowded airports and crowded planes. I always flew to Australia. That's what Christmas was for me - a plane journey to the next tournament."
- Monica Seles
(Related: Christmas, Day, Journey)

"The journey of your first movie is not just beyond belief it can be truly beyond satire."
- Yahoo Serious
(Related: Belief, First, Journey, Satire)

"Australians don't have a preconceived notion of what things have to be... we can go on a fantastic journey."
- Yahoo Serious
(Related: Journey)

"We found on our journey, as well as in the place where we stopped, that they treated us with as much confidence and good-will as if they had known us all their lives."
- Junipero Serra
(Related: Confidence, Journey)

"It's easy to say young people should believe in themselves, but the number one thing is recognizing that it's a journey, that you have to build confidence in yourself."
- Andrew Shue
(Related: People, Confidence, Journey)

"People who can pull you in and take you on a journey, as opposed to simply adding flash. Again, that feels very clinical, and I don't respond to that the way I used to."
- Bill Sienkiewicz
(Related: People, Journey)

"An involuntary return to the point of departure is, without doubt, the most disturbing of all journeys."
- Iain Sinclair
(Related: Departure, Doubt)

"Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Hope, Burden, Journey, Shadow, Sun)

"The human heart dares not stay away too long from that which hurt it most. There is a return journey to anguish that few of us are released from making."
- Lillian Smith
(Related: Heart, Hurt, Journey)

"I've been trying to take this journey over the last four years of getting away from playing manipulative and villainous characters and playing characters that are affected by what happens to them as opposed to unaffected."
- Kevin Spacey
(Related: Journey, Trying, Years)

"The country blacksmith who employs no journeyman is never conscious of any conflict between the capital invested in his anvil, hammer and bellows, and the labor he performs with them, because in fact, there is none."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Conflict, Country, Fact, Labor)

"A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it."
- John Steinbeck
(Related: Marriage, Control, Journey, Wrong)

"A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policing, and coercion are fruitless. We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us."
- John Steinbeck
(Related: Journey, Struggle, Years)

"The journey of a thousand leagues begins with a single step. So we must never neglect any work of peace within our reach, however small."
- Adlai E. Stevenson
(Related: Peace, Work, Journey, Neglect)

"The deeper you get into Yoga you realize it is a spiritual practice. It's a journey I'm making. I'm heading that way."
- Sting
(Related: Journey, Practice, Spiritual, Yoga)

"Strong I am one of those who never knows the direction of my journey until I have almost arrived."
- Anna Louise Strong
(Related: Direction, Journey)

"These matters having been arranged, I had a temporary awning erected near the river, and was for three or four days busily employed writing an account of our journey for the Governor's information."
- Charles Sturt
(Related: Information, Journey, Writing)

"Success is a journey, not a destination."
- Ben Sweetland
(Related: Success, Journey)

"I just can't wait to get out there on stage. There's no anxiety at all. I love being able to take this journey with the audience, because we all have a ball with it - even if we're crying."
- Loretta Swit
(Related: Love, Anxiety, Being, Journey)

"Everybody was on the same page. Nobody has really gone out there on a different musical journey. When we got back together again, we all wanted to do the same kind of music."
- Roger Andrew Taylor
(Related: Music, Journey)

"In that I found being able to talk to my family about my feelings, praying for strength and realizing that our lives have a deep purpose and the journey of our lives is to find out what that is and express it, was the only way I could have gotten through it."
- Marlo Thomas
(Related: Family, Feelings, Purpose, Strength, Being, Deep, Journey, Talk)

"When life takes me on a new journey, I simply remember the smile my first ballet recital put on my face and I move forward."
- Andrea Thompson
(Related: Life, Ballet, First, Journey, Smile)

"Acting is a sense of wonder and magic and mystery for me and when life takes me on a new journey, I simply remember the smile my first ballet recital put on my face and I move forward."
- Andrea Thompson
(Related: Life, Acting, Ballet, First, Journey, Magic, Mystery, Sense, Smile, Wonder)

"Sincerity is like traveling on a plain, beaten road, which commonly brings a man sooner to his journey's end than by-ways, in which men often lose themselves."
- John Tillotson
(Related: Men, End, Journey, Man, Road, Sincerity, Traveling)

"Life is like unto a long journey with a heavy burden."
- Ieyasu Tokugawa
(Related: Life, Burden, Journey)

"Realize that from the start, every activity that comprises the journey has value and the ability to teach you something."
- Bill Toomey
(Related: Ability, Journey, Value)

"I have likened writing a novel to going on a journey, with some notion of the destination I will arrive at, but not the whole picture - which emerges gradually as a series of revelations, as the journey goes along."
- Rose Tremain
(Related: Journey, Will, Writing)

"Seven and half years ago I began my own journey. For me and my family it was a time of adversity. But during that adversity I derived a deeper faith. And born out of that adversity was a commitment to devote myself to those people and to those issues that truly matter to me."
- Paul Tsongas
(Related: Family, Time, Faith, People, Adversity, Commitment, Journey, Years)

"Journey with me to a true commitment to our environment. Journey with me to the serenity of leaving to our children a planet in equilibrium."
- Paul Tsongas
(Related: Children, Commitment, Environment, Journey, Serenity)

"America is the sum of all our journeys as we search for our national community and our national culture."
- Paul Tsongas
(Related: America, Community, Culture)

"When the whistle blew and the call stretched thin across the night, one had to believe that any journey could be sweet to the soul."
- Charles Tennyson Turner
(Related: Soul, Journey, Night)

"If I had been a bricklayer I'd still have been a journeyman."
- Fred L. Turner
"I'm pleased with my life, with the journey."
- Tina Turner
(Related: Life, Journey)

"Life's a journey, not a destination."
- Steven Tyler
(Related: Life, Journey)

"The journey and excursions in Mexico which have originated the narrative and remarks contained in this volume were made in the months of March, April, May, and June of 1856, for the most part on horseback."
- Edward Burnett Tylor
(Related: April, Journey, June, March, May, Months)

"The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step."
- Lao Tzu
(Related: Journey)

"Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step."
- Lao Tzu
(Related: Journey)

"All through school, I was losing hundreds of pounds in school, so that's a journey - that's an old journey. I'm tired of that. I know that road."
- Luther Vandross
(Related: Journey, Losing, Old, Road, School)

"Your journey never ends. Life has a way of changing things in incredible ways."
- Alexander Volkov
(Related: Life, Journey)

"I think illness is a family journey, no matter what the outcome. Everybody has to be allowed to process it and mourn and deal with it in their own way."
- Marcia Wallace
(Related: Family, Illness, Journey)

"Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter."
- Izaak Walton
(Related: Company, Journey)

"Simplicity is making the journey of this life with just baggage enough."
- Charles Dudley Warner
(Related: Life, Journey, Simplicity)

"I think you have to find the humanity in the character and then the deterioration is a part of the process - the journey of the character. It's like playing King Lear. You can start off as a nice old man who finishes up crazy."
- David Wenham
(Related: Character, Humanity, Journey, Old)

"Press forward. Do not stop, do not linger in your journey, but strive for the mark set before you."
- George Whitefield
(Related: Journey, Press)

"I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars."
- Walt Whitman
(Related: Journey, Stars)

"If I'm left high and dry at the end of this wild journey, just taking it is a great feeling."
- Olivia Wilde
(Related: End, Feeling, Journey)

"But even if I'm left high and dry at the end of this wild journey, just taking it is a great feeling."
- Olivia Wilde
(Related: End, Feeling, Journey)

"I think my wife saw a picture of the rock group Journey, and they're kind of aging, and the one guy had dyed blonde hair with black roots, and... my idea was to get a little earring, I wanted to have a dangling earring."
- Fred Willard
(Related: Wife, Idea, Hair, Journey)

"Keeping our eyes on journey's end is what we need - the place where we see at last the world that is greater than the world, the new creation that cannot be contained in present thought or social order or piety."
- Rowan D. Williams
(Related: Thought, Creation, End, Eyes, Journey, Order, Piety, Present, World)

"Never make your home in a place. Make a home for yourself inside your own head. You'll find what you need to furnish it - memory, friends you can trust, love of learning, and other such things. That way it will go with you wherever you journey."
- Tad Williams
(Related: Home, Love, Trust, Friends, Journey, Learning, Memory, Will)

"The spiritual path - is simply the journey of living our lives. Everyone is on a spiritual path; most people just don't know it."
- Marianne Williamson
(Related: People, Journey, Living, Spiritual)

"Our journey so far has been very satisfactory: we are most fortunate as regards the season, for there has been more rain this winter than has been known for the last four or five years."
- William John Wills
(Related: Journey, Rain, Winter, Years)

"In my subconscious, my books were part of a single emotional journey."
- Jeanette Winterson
(Related: Books, Journey)

"I think movies are great and I have a great time making them but they're not what keeps you warm at night, or what's ultimately the most important thing in anyone's life journey."
- Reese Witherspoon
(Related: Life, Movies, Time, Journey, Night)

"After I had given up to go, the thoughts of the journey were often attended with unusual sadness, at which times my heart was frequently turned to the Lord with inward breathings for his heavenly support, that I might not fail to follow him wheresoever he might lead me."
- John Woolman
(Related: Heart, Thoughts, Journey, Sadness, Support)

"I think it is probably more important to attend specialized conventions for a journeyman writer than any other, but it's useful at all stages of a career, if for nothing else, to find out how the industry is working at any given time."
- Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
(Related: Time, Career, Nothing, Writer)