Quotations About / On:
An involuntary return to the point of departure is, without doubt, the most disturbing of all journeys.
(Iain Sinclair (b. 1943), British author. "Riverside Opportunities," sct. 9, Downriver (1991).)
He had a whole heaven and horizon to himself, and the sun seemed to be journeying over his clearing only the livelong day.
(Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Ktaadn" (1848) in The Maine Woods (1864), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 3, pp. 23-24, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
Every journey into the past is complicated by delusions, false memories, false namings of real events.
(Adrienne Rich (b. 1929), U.S. poet. Of Woman Born, foreword (1976).)
I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars.
(Walt Whitman (1819-1892), U.S. poet. "Song of Myself," sct. 31, Leaves of Grass (1855).)
Traveling is a fool's paradise. Our first journeys discover to us the indifference of places.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Self-Reliance," Essays, First Series (1841).)
Underneath the inharmonious and trivial particulars, is a musical perfection, the Ideal journeying always with us, the heaven without rent or seam.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Experience," Essays, Second Series (1844).)
'A Spiritual Journey is not an easy path to follow. It's journey of the Heart and Soul, where secrets and truths are finally exposed. The path becomes clearer, easier and so does embracing the love of Self.'
(Self love, embracing power, Heart & Soul, Journey, Spirituality)
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 (1791-1872), Austrian author. Notebooks and Diaries (1838).)
Life, as the most ancient of all metaphors insists, is a journey; and the travel book, in its deceptive simulation of the journey's fits and starts, rehearses life's own fragmentation. More even than the novel, it embraces the contingency of things.
(Jonathan Raban (b. 1942), British author, critic. For Love and Money, pt. 5 (1987).)
Life is a journey of mind. And man is the vessel that carries this mind. Therefore based on this premise it is safe to conclude that man does not evolve, but mind does.
(Mark-Anthony St. Rose)