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31 Quotes About The Journey

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It has been said that the journey is more important than the destination. I think that is true. So, throw off the bow lines and start yours with these inspirational quotes.

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Whenever he was en route from one place to another, he was able to look at his life with a little more objectivity than usual. It was often on trips that he thought most clearly, and made the decisions that he could not reach when he was stationary.Paul Bowles

It is better to travel well than to arrive.Buddha

The best journeys in life are those that answer questions you never thought to ask.Rich Ridgeway

Destination means death to me. If I could figure out a way to remain forever in transition, in the disconnected and unfamiliar, I could remain in a state of perpetual freedom.David Wojnarowicz

The most important reason for going from one place to another is to see what’s in between, and they took great pleasure in doing just that.Norton Juster

It is good to have an end to journey towards; but it is the journey that matters in the end.Le Guin, Ursula

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.Lao Tzu

To travel is to take a journey into yourself.Danny Kaye

The journey not the arrival matters.T. S. Eliot

On a journey of a hundred miles, ninety is but half way.Chinese Proverb

Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.Greg Andersen

Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.Jack Kerouac

The soul of a journey is liberty, perfect liberty, to think, feel, do just as one pleases.William Hazlitt

A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.Tim Cahill

We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.Henry Ward Beecher

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

The only journey is the one within.Rainer Maria Rilke

A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.Steinbeck, John

Press forward. Do not stop, do not linger in your journey, but strive for the mark set before you.George Whitefield

If all difficulties were known at the outset of a long journey, most of us would never start out at all.William Buckley Jr

Life’s a journey, not a destination.Steven Tyler

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.Izaak Walton

The beautiful journey of today can only begin when we learn to let go of yesterday.Steve Maraboli

We must get 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.Franklin, John Hope

You take people, you put them on a journey, you give them peril, you find out who they really are.Joss Whedon

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.Christina Rossetti

Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.Pythagoras

Though the road’s been rocky it sure feels good to me.Bob Marley

Simplicity is making the journey of this life with just baggage enough.Charles Dudley Warner

Heroes take journeys, confront dragons, and discover the treasure of their true selves.Carol Pearson

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