Quotations on Road

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I don't remember what was going through my mind, but what was going through my body was fear and terror. I had been on the road with Johnny and working gigs and playing a lot of the organ clubs.
- John Abercrombie
(Keywords: Fear, Body, Mind, Road, Terror)

Space is big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the road to the drug store, but that's just peanuts to space.
- Douglas Adams
(Keywords: May, Mind, Road, Space)

I try to live my life where I end up at a point where I have no regrets. So I try to choose the road that I have the most passion on because then you can never really blame yourself for making the wrong choices. You can always say you're following your passion.
- Darren Aronofsky
(Keywords: Life, Blame, Choices, End, Passion, Road, Wrong)

The sea from Dunkirk to Dover during these days of the evacuation looked like any coastal road in England on a bank holiday. It was solid with shipping.
- Douglas Bader
(Keywords: England, Holiday, Road, Sea)

One of the dreariest spots on life's road is the point of conviction that nothing will ever again happen to you.
- Faith Baldwin
(Keywords: Life, Conviction, Nothing, Road, Will)

The first attempt at a response: there must have been a fall, a decline, and the road to salvation can only be the return of the sensible finite into the intelligible infinite.
- Hans Urs von Balthasar
(Keywords: First, Infinite, Road, Salvation)

There's a hunger and a fervor that I have, but there's no person I'm going to push to the side to get where I'm going. I want to create my own road.
- Drew Barrymore
(Keywords: Hunger, Road, Want)

I think any girl who comes to Hollywood with sex symbol or bombshell hanging over her has a rough road.
- Kim Basinger
(Keywords: Sex, Hollywood, Road, Symbol)

A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Keywords: Humor, Road, Sense)

The forms of art are inexhaustible; but all lead by the same road of aesthetic emotion to the same world of aesthetic ecstasy.
- Clive Bell
(Keywords: Art, Ecstasy, Emotion, Road, World)

When I came out of the military, I had a club in Memphis and I started using the The Bar Kays as my club band. They were still only in the middle school - but I'd take them on the road with me on the weekends, sometimes.
- William Bell
(Keywords: Military, Road, School)

We have seen from experience that, if we are in the habit of walking regularly on the same road, we are able to think about other things while walking, without paying attention to our steps.
- Vinoba Bhave
(Keywords: Experience, Habit, Attention, Road, Walking)

It has never been, and never will be easy work! But the road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination.
- Marion Zimmer Bradley
(Keywords: Hope, Despair, Road, Will)

It is a weird thing, because most people tend to get more conservative as they get older, but I find myself going the opposite way. I am sure that by the end I will be selling Marxist pamphlets on the Holloway Road.
- Rory Bremner
(Keywords: People, Selling, Conservative, End, Road, Will)

In France, for instance, one magazine writer was convinced that On The Road had been a huge influence on Lost Souls and was crushed to learn that I hadn't read the one until after I'd written the other.
- Poppy Z. Brite
(Keywords: France, Influence, Road, Writer)

Composing is like driving down a foggy road toward a house. Slowly you see more details of the house-the color of the slates and bricks, the shape of the windows. The notes are the bricks and the mortar of the house.
- Benjamin Britten
(Keywords: Driving, Road, Windows)

The world has always gone through periods of madness so as to advance a bit on the road to reason.
- Hermann Broch
(Keywords: Madness, Reason, Road, World)

You know, with bands like Kiss back out on the road and Aerosmith coming out, we are going to be a band like that, in the sense that it's a big rock band.
- Steve Brown
(Keywords: Kiss, Road, Sense)

Of course the EU and member states must work to ensure that people moving from one country to another understand their obligations and their rights in areas like health, road safety and further education.
- John Bruton
(Keywords: Education, Work, Health, People, Country, Rights, Road, Safety, states)

What Romantic terminology called genius or talent or inspiration is nothing other than finding the right road empirically, following one's nose, taking shortcuts.
- Italo Calvino
(Keywords: Talent, Genius, Inspiration, Nothing, Right, Road, Romantic)

Until the people, by amendment, change the constitution, I urge that the counties cooperate with one another, that future road work be more uniform, and done in such a way that it will result in connected and continuous highways.
- Arthur Capper
(Keywords: Change, Work, People, Constitution, Future, Result, Road, Will)

The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
- Dale Carnegie
(Keywords: Heart, Man, Road, Talk)

It depends on how Johnny's feeling... If we go back on the road, we will go together. I'll go where he goes, and he'll go where I go.
- June Carter Cash
(Keywords: Feeling, Road, Will)

By climbing a steeper road, the value and appreciation Delaware State students took and continue to take from their education and their experiences is just as great, if not greater, than students attending ivy league schools.
- Michael N. Castle
(Keywords: Education, Appreciation, Ivy, Road, Schools, State, Students, Value)

I worry about 10, 15, 20, 25 years down the road. Where are we going to be in this age of nuclear weapons, where there is no margin for error?
- Lincoln Chafee
(Keywords: Age, Error, Road, Weapons, Worry, Years)

My brother was always in bands and on the road when I was a kid and he was my inspiration. He never made it with a big band, in fact he never made a record. Here he is fifty-something years old.
- Jimmy Chamberlin
(Keywords: Brother, Inspiration, Fact, Old, Road, Years)

An infernal machine that produces every minute an impressive amount of poor, 26 million poor in 10 years are 2.6 million per year of new poor, this is the road, well, the road to hell.
- Hugo Chavez
(Keywords: Hell, Machine, Poor, Road, Years)

As soon as one nation claims the right to take preventive action, other countries will naturally do the same. If we go down that road, where are we going?
- Jacques Chirac
(Keywords: Action, Countries, Nation, Right, Road, Will)

Higher taxes is the road to ruin. We must and we will shrink our government, and that means making some tough choices, tightening our belts.
- Chris Christie
(Keywords: Government, Choices, Road, Ruin, Taxes, Will)

Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no survival.
- Winston Churchill
(Keywords: Survival, Victory, May, Road, Terror)

We have an uncanny ability to make birds do what we want them to do. In Blood Simple there's a shot from the bumper of a car and it's going up this road and a huge flock of birds takes off at the perfect moment.
- Joel Coen
(Keywords: Car, Ability, Birds, Blood, Road, Want)

But by us doing a lot on the road, we were able to afford things like videos on the tours, cartoons that we'd open up the shows with. We were doing that way back when and now it's the hippest thing to do. We're just coming back around, I guess trying to play catch-up.
- Bootsy Collins
(Keywords: Cartoons, Now, Open, Play, Road, Trying)

'Urban Renewal' was sweet because I've been - unfairly, I would say - plonked in the middle of the road because of a handful of songs. It came at a good time for me, because you do take a bit of a browbeating and, as you get older, you become better at accepting it and realizing why it happens.
- Phil Collins
(Keywords: Time, Road, Songs)

Fancy the happiness of Pinocchio on finding himself free! Without saying yes or no, he fled from the city and set out on the road that was to take him back to the house of the lovely Fairy.
- Carlo Collodi
(Keywords: Happiness, Fancy, Road, Saying)

The road to the future leads us smack into the wall. We simply ricochet off the alternatives that destiny offers. Our survival is no more than a question of 25, 50 or perhaps 100 years.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau
(Keywords: Survival, Destiny, Future, Question, Road, Years)

Of course for many years directors have had to go on the road with their movies and promote them and I've done that since the beginning. So that's not new but the forms of it are different such as with the internet.
- David Cronenberg
(Keywords: Movies, Beginning, Internet, Road, Years)

You know, on the road, I never miss a meal. I eat five, six, seven times a day, depending on when I wake up and when I got to sleep. I never miss a training day. I always get my four days out of my seven.
- Warren Cuccurullo
(Keywords: Day, Road, Sleep, Training)

I have only one eye. Do you want me to look at the road or the at the speedometer.
- Moshe Dayan
(Keywords: Eye, Road, Want)

You know, my children go to a local, local catholic school just down the road.
- John Deacon
(Keywords: Children, Road, School)

So we see Edward as a young man on the road and he meets a giant and he brings the giant to a circus where he meets a Miss Calloway. He sees the woman of his dreams and I am the only one who knows who she is.
- Danny DeVito
(Keywords: Dreams, Man, Road, Woman)

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
(Keywords: Life, Choice, Choices, Decisions, Journey, Road, Years)

Life on the road can get a little one-dimensional. I didn't want to reach 40 and have to say all I'd done was look out the window of a tour bus and get drunk.
- Bruce Dickinson
(Keywords: Life, Road, Want)

Skepticism is the first step on the road to philosophy.
- Denis Diderot
(Keywords: First, Philosophy, Road, Skepticism)

God made the world round so we would never be able to see too far down the road.
- Isak Dinesen
(Keywords: God, Road, World)

Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window.
- Peter Drucker
(Keywords: Country, Future, Night, Road, Trying)

There is a set of religious, or rather moral, writings which teach that virtue is the certain road to happiness, and vice to misery in this world. A very wholesome and comfortable doctrine, and to which we have but one objection, namely, that it is not true.
- Francois Fenelon
(Keywords: Happiness, Virtue, Doctrine, Misery, Religious, Road, Vice, World)

All that is needed to set us definitely on the road to a Fascist society is war. It will of course be a modified form of Fascism at first.
- John T. Flynn
(Keywords: Society, War, Fascism, First, Road, Will)

It almost hurts me to walk down a road and have people grab my hand and ask for my autograph and not sit and talk. When I'm finished I'm not going to be on the front page, but I'm going to be just as happy without the publicity.
- Terry Fox
(Keywords: People, Publicity, Road, Talk)

I wish I could go home. I've been on the road since May. I wonder if my dogs still remember me.
- Brendan Fraser
(Keywords: Home, Dogs, May, Road, Wonder)

The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.
- Sigmund Freud
(Keywords: Dreams, Knowledge, Mind, Road, Unconscious)



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