Quotations About / On: JOURNEY

  • 21.
    When you want to emback on a journey and a problem occur be happy for the problem is your saviour
    (What happen is just a blessing for u)
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  • 22.
    A man should ever, as much as in him lieth, be ready booted to take his journey.
    (Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592), French essayist. Essays, bk. 1, ch. 19 (1580), trans. by John Florio (1603). Referring to the possibility of death.)
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  • 23.
    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 (1751-1836), U.S. president. Madison to Horatio Gates, February 28, 1794. W.T. Hutchinson et al., The Papers of James Madison, vol. 15, p. 164, Chicago and Charlottesville, Virginia (1962-1991).)
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  • 24.
    A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.
    (John Steinbeck (1902-1968), U.S. author. Travels With Charley: In Search of America, pt. 1 (1961).)
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  • 25.
    Midway along the journey of our life [Nel mezzo del cammin di nostra vita] I woke to find myself in a dark wood, for I had wandered off from the straight path.
    (Dante Alighieri (1265-1321), Italian poet. "Inferno," cto. 1, l. 1-3, The Divine Comedy (c. 1307-1321), trans. by Mark Musa (1971). First lines of the Divine Comedy.)
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  • 26.
    The course of every intellectual, if he pursues his journey long and unflinchingly enough, ends in the obvious, from which the nonintellectuals have never stirred.
    (Aldous Huxley (1894-1963), British novelist. Philip Quarles, in Point Counter Point, ch. 6 (1928). This passage comes from the notebook of Philip Quarles, the principal character in the narrative. As a writer committed to the novel of ideas, Quarles is in large part Huxley's self- portrait. Here Quarles expresses one of Huxley's principal themes: the limitations of intellectual life.)
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  • 27.
    For dawn takes away a third part of your work, and advances a man on his journey, and advances him in his work.
    (Hesiod (c. 8th century B.C.), Greek didactic poet. Works and Days, 578.)
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  • 28.
    One approaches the journey's end. But the end is a goal, not a catastrophe.
    (George Sand (1804-1876), French novelist. "Final Comment by George Sand," (written, Sept. 1868) published in The Intimate Journal of George Sand (1929).)
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  • 29.
    The soul of a journey is liberty, perfect liberty, to think, feel, do just as one pleases.
    (William Hazlitt (1778-1830), British essayist. Table Talk, "On Going a Journey," (1821-1822).)
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  • 30.
    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).)
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