Quotations About / On: JOURNEY

  • 21.
    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).)
    More quotations from: Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • 22.
    ... the first step of the terrible journey toward feeling somebody should act, that ends in utter confusion and hopelessness, east of the sun and west of the moon.
    (John Ashbery (b. 1927), U.S. poet, critic. "For John Clare.")
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  • 23.
    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).)
    More quotations from: Ralph Waldo Emerson, heaven
  • 24.
    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 (b. 1940), Russian-born U.S. poet, critic. Interview in Writers at Work, Eighth Series, ed. George Plimpton (1988).)
    More quotations from: Joseph Brodsky, journey
  • 25.
    Even the elephant carries but a small trunk on his journeys. The perfection of traveling is to travel without baggage.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "A Yankee in Canada" (1853), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 5, p. 33, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
    More quotations from: Henry David Thoreau, travel
  • 26.
    '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)
    More quotations from: Annalee Hopkins Somerville
  • 27.
    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).)
    More quotations from: Franz Grillparzer, journey, poetry
  • 28.
    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).)
  • 29.
    We can play a role of our choice in life, but it is always better to choose the role you love the most. Life is all about your journey in a role chosen by you, love it, live it.
    (press.thepreetstory.com and love.rvfire.com owner)
    More quotations from: Ravi Rajotiya
  • 30.
    Life isn't a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, chocolate in one hand, latte in the other, body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming ‘Woohoo WHAT A RIDE'!
    (Life isn't a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, chocolate in one hand, latte in the other, body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming ‘Woohoo WHAT A RIDE'!)
    More quotations from: Nripesh Sharma
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