Quotations on Journey

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Stories serve the purpose of consolidating whatever gains people or their leaders have made or imagine they have made in their existing journey thorough the world.
- Chinua Achebe
(Keywords: People, Purpose, Journey, Leaders, World)

In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost.
- Dante Alighieri
(Keywords: Life, Journey, Wood)

Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.
- Greg Anderson
(Keywords: Focus, Journey, Joy)

You, the foreign media, have been the companion of my people in its long and painful journey to freedom.
- Corazon Aquino
(Keywords: People, Freedom, Journey, Media)

006 was such an interesting character and the film really explored his friendship with Bond and how it all went wrong, so it was a very personal journey for both characters.
- Sean Bean
(Keywords: Friendship, Character, Film, Journey, Wrong)

I think the journey for a politician goes from wanting to please all the people all the time, to a political leader that realises in the end his responsibility is to decide. And when he decides, he divides.
- Tony Blair
(Keywords: Time, Leader, People, End, Journey, Responsibility)

A big part of what I wanted to do with this character was go from when I was a boy and try and develop into a man, really try and play him as a man who is on this search, on a journey of personal, spiritual, political, social discovery.
- Orlando Bloom
(Keywords: Character, Discovery, Journey, Man, Play, Spiritual)

Although it is a fantasy film, it's as real as it can be. You have to imagine that an audience will buy their ticket to a cinema and get on a first-class flight and journey to Middle Earth.
- Orlando Bloom
(Keywords: Cinema, Earth, Fantasy, Film, First, Journey, Will)

This journey started about 42 years ago in a little town of Brunswick, Georgia.
- Wade Boggs
(Keywords: Journey, Years)

Our military thought that they couldn't get to Pearl Harbor, that it was too long a journey from Japan to get there, and they proved us wrong.
- Jerry Bruckheimer
(Keywords: Thought, Journey, Military, Wrong)

I believe that life is a journey towards God, and that no one has the right to insist that you go a certain road.
- Pat Buckley
(Keywords: Life, God, Journey, Right, Road)

You have a wine tasting of different years, and we're sort of doing that with our music, giving them a taste of what Journey used to be like.
- Jonathan Cain
(Keywords: Music, Giving, Journey, Taste, Wine, Years)

Experience is the best teacher of all. And for that, there are no guarantees that one will become an artist. Only the journey matters.
- Harry Callahan
(Keywords: Experience, Artist, Journey, Will)

My message tonight is a simple one - the journey is getting exciting and this great state is on the move.
- Donald L. Carcieri
(Keywords: Journey, State)

I had no album title, and the album is like a journey in that it's a complete body of work. It's not just a couple of catchy songs and filler, so I felt that I needed to capture the essence of the album.
- Vanessa Carlton
(Keywords: Work, Body, Journey, Songs)

The road Cordelia has travelled, the journey she has taken up to now has been such a joy to play as an actress, because there have been so many chances to do so many different emotions.
- Charisma Carpenter
(Keywords: Emotions, Journey, Joy, Now, Play, Road)

I think essentially the meaning of life is probably the journey and not really any one thing or an outcome or a result.
- Charisma Carpenter
(Keywords: Life, Journey, Meaning, Result)

For so, surely you will cast a light of gladness upon his onward journey, and contribute your part towards the building of that kingdom of love which links our earth to heaven.
- Edward Carpenter
(Keywords: Love, Building, Earth, Heaven, Journey, Light, Will)

I had some vague memory of visiting Canberra as a lad, when we came up with my father by car. But when I made the long train journey from Sydney to Canberra and arrived at the little stop, I did wonder slightly whether this really was the national capital.
- John Henry Carver
(Keywords: Car, Father, Journey, Memory, Wonder)

Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey's end.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Keywords: Age, Advice, End, Journey, Old, Road)

That the potential to become Level 5 exists in you and me and the people we work with and that it is then a process or a journey to nurture that seed... in a culture by and large that doesn't reinforce it.
- James Collins
(Keywords: Work, People, Culture, Journey, Potential)

I'm at a point where I'm going where the journey leads me. I've set goals but I don't get really hung up if I don't achieve those goals right away or in my time, you know what I mean?
- Deborah Cox
(Keywords: Time, Goals, Journey, Right)

Nothing shortens a journey so pleasantly as an account of misfortunes at which the hearer is permitted to laugh.
- Quentin Crisp
(Keywords: Journey, Nothing)

Awards are wonderful. I've been nominated many times and I've won many awards. But my journey is not towards that. If it happens it will be a blast. If it doesn't, it's still been a blast.
- Tom Cruise
(Keywords: Awards, Journey, Will)

It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
- Elijah Cummings
(Keywords: Death, American, Civil rights, Journey, Unemployment, Violence, Workers)

Daffy, of course, wants to go on the journey with him but the studio decides they want Daffy back, so Bugs and a young studio executive heroine have to go out and try to bring him back.
- Joe Dante
(Keywords: Bugs, Journey, Want)

Its highest point was The Worst Journey in the World. Then you see this decline, and this harking back, using the 19th-century form when we're not in the 19th century. That way of writing a book about the world out there - you just can't do it anymore.
- Robyn Davidson
(Keywords: Journey, World, Writing)

We're all pilgrims on the same journey - but some pilgrims have better road maps.
- Nelson DeMille
(Keywords: Journey, Road)

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)

The kindness and affection from the public have carried me through some of the most difficult periods, and always your love and affection have eased the journey.
- Princess Diana
(Keywords: Love, Affection, Journey, Kindness, Public)

This CD became something of a personal journey for me. The tone of the whole CD is uplifting and inspirational. It's an upper. We have enough downers in the world.
- Roma Downey
(Keywords: Inspirational, Journey, World)

I had become, with the approach of night, once more aware of loneliness and time - those two companions without whom no journey can yield us anything.
- Lawrence Durrell
(Keywords: Time, Journey, Loneliness, Night, Yield)

In school, I could hear the leaves rustle and go on a journey.
- Clint Eastwood
(Keywords: Journey, School)

I guess when Rick is finished with his Journey to the Centre of the Earth, then we might have a go at something. We'd like to, we're open to it, and we've been talking about it.
- Keith Emerson
(Keywords: Earth, Journey, Open, Talking)

Sometimes it is better to begin the journey, to get under way, then it is to sit back and wait until such time that you're convinced that all conditions are perfect and that there'll be no surprises along the route.
- John Engler
(Keywords: Time, Journey, Surprises)

There is no formula to it. Writing every song is a little journey. The first note has to lift you.
- Enya
(Keywords: First, Formula, Journey, Song, Writing)

The ocean is a central image. It is the symbolism of a great journey.
- Enya
(Keywords: Journey, Ocean)

The purpose cannot be creating self-styled democracies, but rather encouraging steps that are conducive to establishing democratic rule at universal standards. Obviously, this would be a formidable journey.
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Keywords: Encouraging, Purpose, Journey, Self)

We must go 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.
- John Hope Franklin
(Keywords: Travel, Journey, Wilderness, World)

Each song is a lifetime, it begins and ends, and there's a journey taken within the songs.
- Leif Garrett
(Keywords: Journey, Song, Songs)

You're forced to think about what your goals are and you clarify them because you're taking this journey with another person and you need to be open with your partner.
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Keywords: Goals, Journey, Open)

I can sit and analyze everything and beat myself up and say you don't quite sing as good as you used to, you're writing better songs maybe than you used to, but to me it's just the journey.
- Vince Gill
(Keywords: Journey, Songs, Writing)

The journey of life is like a man riding a bicycle. We know he got on the bicycle and started to move. We know that at some point he will stop and get off. We know that if he stops moving and does not get off he will fall off.
- William Golding
(Keywords: Life, Journey, Man, Will)

It takes between three and six hours to make each snowball, depending on snow quality. Wet snow is quick to work with but also quick to thaw, which can lead to a tense journey to the cold store.
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Keywords: Work, Quality, Journey, Quick, Snow)

Grief is perhaps an unknown territory for you. You might feel both helpless and hopeless without a sense of a "map" for the journey. Confusion is the hallmark of a transition. To rebuild both your inner and outer world is a major project.
- Anne Grant
(Keywords: Confusion, Grief, Journey, Project, Sense, World)

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
(Keywords: Poetry, Science, Art, Goal, Purpose, Journey, Prose)

Don Quixote is one that comes to mind in comparison to mine, in that they both involve journeys undertaken by older men. That is unusual, because generally the hero of a journey story is very young.
- David Guterson
(Keywords: Men, Journey, Mind)

A journey by Sea and Land, Five Hundred Miles, is not undertaken without money.
- Lewis Hallam
(Keywords: Money, Journey, Land, Sea)

The longest journey is the journey inwards. Of him who has chosen his destiny, Who has started upon his quest for the source of his being.
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Keywords: Being, Destiny, Journey, Quest)

It's a life's journey of finding ourselves, finding our power, and living for yourself, not for everyone else.
- Mariska Hargitay
(Keywords: Life, Power, Journey, Living)



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